Illinois Cup

Illinois Cup

The Illinois Cup is a state championship tournament open to Illinois Youth Soccer member travel and high-level rec teams. This competition is our our 3rd Tier state championship tournament and has two divisions

  • Illinois Cup: For 3rd level teams and below
  • Illinois Cup Gold*: For teams eliminated prior to reaching group play of Presidents Cup

Spring 2018 Illinois Cup Schedules and Standings

Semifinal Schedule (schedule subject to change)
All semfinals and finals will be played in Rockford

2005 (13U) Boys Gold 5/26 4pm Shadow Premier vs   TBD
2005 (13U) Boys Gold 5/26 4pm FC Hawks vs   TBD
2005 (13U) Girls 5/26 4pm Lombard Firebirds vs   TBD
2005 (13U) Girls 5/26 4pm Midstate SC vs   TBD
2004 (14U) Girls 5/26 10am Galaxy SC vs East Moline Silvis Sidekicks
2004 (14U) Girls 5/26 10am Kickers SC vs FC-1 Academy
2003 (15U) Boys 5/26 10am East Moline Silvis Predators vs Midwest Wings
2003 (15U) Boys 5/26 10am Chicago Kickers vs FC Mirage
2003 (15U) Girls Gold 5/26 12pm Synergy Premier vs   TBD
2003 (15U) Girls Gold 5/26 12pm FC United Copa vs   TBD

Illinois Cup Championship Schedule (schedule subject to change)

2005 (13U) Boys 5/27 10am   TBD vs   TBD
2005 (13U) Boys Gold 5/27 4pm   TBD vs   TBD
2004 (14U) Boys  5/27 12pm Fox Valley Bayern vs   TBD
2004 (14U) Boys Gold 5/27 10am   TBD vs   TBD
2004 (14U) Girls Gold 5/27 12pm Illinois Fire Jrs vs   TBD
2004 (14U) Girls 5/27 8am   TBD vs   TBD
2003 (15U) Boys Gold 5/27 12pm Peak Soccer Academy vs Premier SC Elite
2003 (15U) Boys 5/27 8am   TBD vs   TBD
2003 (15U) Girls 5/27 10am   TBD vs   TBD
2002 (16U) Boys 5/27 2pm   TBD vs   TBD

This in-state only tournament will follow a similar format as the other Cup competition (State Cup & Presidents Cup) and offers teams that have not gotten the chance to experience a state-wide tournament, that opportunity.

Unless otherwise noted*, Teams or players that play in the following groups are NOT eligible for the Illinois Cup:

  • A or A/B Division of the Illinois Women’s Soccer League (IWSL). Open Division teams are also inelgible UNLESS they played in C Division the previous year.
  •  1st or 2nd Division of the Young Sportsmen’s Soccer League (YSSL)
  • Major Club Division of CIYSL North
  • Platinum Division of Central Illinois Youth Soccer League (CIYSL)
  • Platinum Division of St Louis Youth Soccer Association Illinois (SLYSA)            
  • Team that finished in the Top 2 of their Illowa Division the preceding season            
  • Any team  that played in MRL            
  • Any team or player that played in State Cup         
  • Any team or player that played in Presidents Cup                  
  • Any team that played in State Premiership Division

*Illinois Cup Gold division are open to any team or player.