Fall 2021 Illinois Cup Details

 

 

Registration

Registration for the Fall 2021 Illinois Cup is now open thru July 16. 
 


Registration for the Fall 2021 Illinois Cup will be done thru the new GotSport system. YOUR PREVIOUS GOTSOCCER LOGIN WILL NOT WORK AND YOU WILL NEED TO CREATE A NEW LOGIN.  If your team/club has participated in 2021 Midwest Conference and/or the US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Events than you should have a new GotSport login.

Age Groups

The Illinois Cup will be held for the following age groups in Fall 2021:

  • 2007 (15U) Boys
  • 2007 (15U) Girls
  • 2006 (16U) Girls
  • 2005 (17U) Girls
  • 2004 (18U) Girls
  • 2003 (19U) Girls

Important Dates

  • July 16: Registration Deadline
  • August 1: Check payments due / credit card payments processed
  • August 11: Brackets Announced
  • September 10: Home Team Host details due
  • October 10: Home Team Host Play By Deadline
  • October 15-17: Group Play Weekend: Rockford
  • October 22-24:Semifinals & Finals: Rockford

The Illinois Cup is a state championship tournament open to Illinois Youth Soccer member travel and high-level rec teams.

The Illinois Cup offers two levels of play:

  • Illinois Cup Gold: Open to any Illinois Youth Soccer member team
  • Illinois Cup Silver: Only open to teams that compete in the 3rd division or lower of their league play

This in-state only tournament follows a similar format as the other Cup competition (State & Presidents) and offer teams that State Cup or Presidents Cup may not be right fit for, the chance to experience a state-wide tournament. 

For the Illinois Cup Silver: Only teams or players that play in the following  are NOT eligible for the Illinois Cup Silver:

  • C Division or lower of the Illinois Women’s Soccer League (IWSL). Open Division teams are also inelgible UNLESS they played in C Division the previous year.
  • 3rd Division or lower of the Young Sportsmen’s Soccer League (YSSL)
  • Gold Division or lower of Central Illinois Youth Soccer League (CIYSL)
  • Gold Division or lower of St Louis Youth Soccer Association Illinois (SLYSA)            
  • Team that finished in 3rd or lower of their Illowa Division the preceding season            

ANY Illinois Youth Soccer member team (inlcuding tournament only teams) are eligible for the Illinois Cup GOLD Division