Spring 2019 Illinois Cup Details

Spring 2019 Illinois Cup Details

Registration

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

In Spring 2019 the following age groups will compete in the Illinois Cup

·                     2006 (13U) - 2004 (15U) Girls

·                     2006 (13U) - 2000 (19U) Boys

Illinois Cup GOLD Division: Open to any team that plays in an Illinois Youth Soccer member league.  Teams that fail to advance to group play of the Presidents Cup will have the opporunity to continue to compete in the Illinois Cup Gold.

Illinois Cup SILVER: Teams or players that play in the following  are NOT eligible for the Illinois Cup:

  • A, A/B or 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

Important Dates

  • February 8: Registration Closes
  • February 19: Payment by check due / credit card processed
  • March 15: Illinois Cup schedules announced
  • May 6: Game change request deadline for May 18-19 games 
  • May 6: Home Team Host details due
  • May 12: Home Team Host Play By Deadline
  • May 18-19: Group Play Weekend: Rockford
  • May 24-26: Illinois Cup Semifinals and Finals: Rockford

 

 

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