State Cup Application

 

 

To apply, click HERE! (applications for 12U-18U are now closed)

(last updated Feb 11th, 2018)

 

2018 MARYLAND STATE CUP

The Maryland State Cup is the first phase in the United States Youth Soccer National Championship Series. The Maryland State Cup is an open competition at the highest level of the United States Youth Soccer Association. State Cup Champions advance to the Regional Championships with Regional Champions advancing to the United States Youth Soccer National Competition. Region I may ask Maryland to send additional teams to the regional championships if there are spots to fill. As such, MSYSA may ask the finalist and/or the two semi-finalists to attend.

 

CHANGES TO MARYLAND STATE CUP 2018 & IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION (PLEASE READ)
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Maryland State Cup will be played in a group play format at the quarter final stage (Rd. Of 8) for each age group. Single elimination will apply to all other rounds.
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The first game played for each team is included in application fee of $550.
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Each additional game played after the first game will be $175. For all teams not subject to the independent or single team deposit/bond fee, the club/team will be billed after the completion of the tournament for the balance of games played.
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For Independent MSYSA Affiliate teams (MDIND) and single individual teams from a club the deposit/bond check will be used to cover each additional game after the first game. Any remaining balance will be refunded after the tournament and upon team's compliance with all rules and policies of the National Championship Series.
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REFEREE FEES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE GAME FEE AND MUST BE PAID IN CASH AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH MATCH. Referee fees can be found in the State Cup Rules, Page 4.
 
TEAMS MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING TO COMPLETE THEIR APPLICATION:
1. Online application
2. Application Fee: $550 Pay online (submit printed receipt if applying in person) or by check (made payable to MSYSA). Please note: This fee includes the first game fee.
3. Deposit & Bond Fee: $525 - ONLY for Independent MSYSA Affiliate teams (MDIND) and single individual teams from a club (see notes above)
4. Approved League Roster
5. Qualifying League Designation Form (not required for 19U)
For the 2018 State Cup, each team (except 19U) must complete and submit a "Qualifying League Designation Form." The form allows the team to tell MSYSA which league and season during 2017-18 they will use (or have used) for their Cup-qualifying play.
Please click here to download the form

 

To apply online please CLICK HERE  (applications for 12U-18U are now closed)

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