2018 STATE CUP FORMAT
Round Robin Pathway - NSL Member Club Teams and all 2017/18 Mass Youth Soccer Member Teams:
The 2018 State Cup Round Robing Pathway will be limited to Boys and Girls 13U through 19U teams. A maximum of 8 teams will participate in each group. If more than 8 teams enter a gender/age group preliminary rounds will be played, as needed, to reduce the number of teams to 8. Teams accepted into the State Cup Round Robin Pathway will be seeded by a 2-person Seeding Committee and the State Cup Director.
Each age division will play the appropriate number of games in its bracket based on the number of teams in that bracket. Winners of each bracket, based on total points, will advance to the semi-final round of competition. No more than two (2) teams will advance to the semi-final round from each age division.
The semi-finals will be played as follows:
Single Elimination Pathway #1 vs Round Robin Pathway #2
Round Robin Pathway #1 vs Single Elimination Pathway #2
The team entry fee for the State Cup 2018 Round Robin Pathway for 13U through 19U teams is $850.00.
Teams participating in a Round Robin pathway preliminary elimination games and not advancing to the Round Robin will receive a $400.00 refund.
The entry fee includes Mass Youth Soccer/US Youth Soccer affiliation fees, referees’ fees, facility fees and all US Youth Soccer tournament fees.
By submitting this application, this team and all members thereof agree to abide by, be bound by, and adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of US Youth Soccer, National Championship Policies, East Region Rules and Procedures, Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association Constitution, By-Laws and Policies, and the Rules and Regulations of the Massachusetts State Cup.
In order to enter, your team must compete in a state-approved qualifying league.
Please Note: If You Need To Fill Out More Than One Form, You Must Hit "REFRESH" On The Form Page Before You Can Do So.
You must fill in this form completely. Any attempts to submit the form without providing the necessary information will be ignored (e.g. entering 000-000-0000 as a phone number). If we receive entry forms with missing, incomplete and/or incorrect information your entry fee will be refunded and your team will not be entered in State Cup.