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2014 STATE CUP RULES

HOSTING REQUIREMENTS

 

 



Sports Authority State Cup is made up of 2 separate divisions:

Teams must apply for the correct Cup, based on the "Play Level Guide". The system will scan all applications and those that have not been submitted to the correct play level will automatically be moved to the proper, corresponding Cup

GOVERNORS DIVISION
Open to all teams playing in a Cal South Sanctioned League in the Bronze division, or equal, or lower (includes all Recreation and Signatures League teams) in the U9 through U16 age groups.

PRESIDENTS DIVISION
1. In the Under 9, 10, 11, 18 and 19 age groups, Presidents division is open to all teams playing in a Cal South Sanctioned League in all play levels.
2. In the U12 through U17 ages, the Presidents division is open to all teams playing in a Cal South Sanctioned League in Silver Elite division, or equal, or lower. The Champions in the U13 through U17 age groups will represent Cal South in the US Youth Soccer Region IV Presidents Cup Regionals. Cal South teams U14 through U17 who win the Region IV Presidents Cup will represent Cal South and Region IV in the US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup National Finals
Gold and Premier teams or equal in the U12 through U17 age groups must play in the Cal South National Cup.


2014 SPORTS AUTHORITY State Cup GOVERNORS DIVISION
$565.00 Entry Fee ($500.00, if paid by 10/13/2013)

FEBRUARY 8 & 9 -SOCCER NATION EXPO 2014 -- NO GAMES SCHEDULED

AGE GROUP ENTRY DEADLINE CUP-TIE DATE/BRACKET DRAW ROSTER FREEZE START DATE
U09 - U13 December 6, 2013 DECEMBER 23, 2013* JANUARY 15, 2014** JANUARY 25, 2014
U14 - U17 FEBRUARY 28, 2014 March 10, 2014* MARCH 19, 2014** MARCH 29, 2014

* Changes to team roster, adds, transfers, etc., including electronically posted changes to tournament entries made via Internet, must be posted by 6:00pm, evening before the draw.
**Changes to the roster, adds, club passes, etc., manually or electronically, must be posted by 6:00pm of this date

FOR STATE CUP YOUNGER GOVERNORS DIVISION, U09 through U13 tentative start is January 25-26, 2014. Tentative finish is February 16, 2014.
FOR STATE CUP OLDER GOVERNORS DIVISION, U14 through U17, tentative start is March 29, 2014, with a tentative finish of April 13, 2014.
There will be no games on Easter weekend, April 19 & 20

We will determine the exact dates when we have all applications in for an age groups and we know how many fields we will have available to work with. When entering State Cup Governors Division competition, please plan on playing any and/or all of the above dates for your age/competition groups


ACT NATIONAL TEST DATES
SEPT 21, 2013, OCT 26, 2013, Dec 14, 2013, FEB 8, 2014, APRIL 12, 2014, June 14, 2014
There are six ACT dates, so please, do not ask us to give your team off on April 12 , 2014

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2014 SPORTS AUTHORITY State Cup PRESIDENTS DIVISION
$665.00 Entry Fee ($600, if paid by 10/13/2013)

FEBRUARY 8 & 9 -SOCCER NATION EXPO 2014 -- NO GAMES SCHEDULED

Age group Entry Deadline Cup-tie date/BRACKET DRAW Roster Freeze start date
U09 - U13 December 6, 2013 DECEMBER 23 2013* February 5, 2014** FEBRUARY 15, 2014
U14 - U19 FEBRUARY 28, 2014 March 10, 2014* MARCH 26, 2014** APRIL 5, 2014

* Changes to team roster, adds, transfers, etc., including electronically posted changes to tournament entries made via Internet, must be posted by 6:00pm, evening before the draw.
**Changes to the roster, adds, club passes, etc., manually or electronically, must be posted by 6:00pm of this date

For STATE CUP YOUNGER PRESIDENT'S DIVISION, U09 through U13, tentative start is February 15-16, 2014. Tentative finish is March 2, 2014.
For STATE CUP OLDER PRESIDENT'S DIVISION, U14 through U19, tentative start is April 5, 2014, with a tentative finish of April 27, 2014.
There will be no games on Easter weekend, April 19 & 20

We will determine the exact dates when we have all applications in for an age groups and we know how many fields we will have available to work with. When entering State Cup President's Division competition, please plan on playing any and/or all of the above dates for your age/competition groups.


ACT NATIONAL TEST DATES
SEPT 21, 2013, OCT 26, 2013, Dec 14, 2013, FEB 8, 2014, APRIL 12, 2014, June 14, 2014
There are six ACT dates, so please, do not ask us to give your team off on April 12 , 2014.
 

US YOUTH SOCCER 2014 REGION IV PRESIDENTS CUP: JUNE 10-15, MORGAN HILLS, CALIFORNIA
US YOUTH SOCCER 2014 NATIONAL PRESIDENTS CUP: GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA


There must be at least one (1) Administrator with a white pass with the Administrator ID with the first four digits the same as the first four digits of the team ID on the player pass.

Team Registration is done at the fields, one (1) hour prior to your first scheduled game for that age group, unless otherwise notified. You will need to bring:
1. Pen
2. Laminated white player passes matching the team
3. Laminated white administrator passes matching the team
4. Medical Release Forms for all players (original white form) - must have original (wet) signatures

Team Game Roster Form will be provided at registration.

Check-ins for the teams (players/coaches) are held on the fields 15-20 minutes before game time.

For teams U16 and above who are carrying over 18 players on their team roster, you must designate on the Game Rosters the 18 players' eligible to play in said game. Teams must designate their Game Roster one hour prior to each game.

All Line-up Forms must be stamped with approval by the State Cup Committee before handing them to the referee.

Teams are responsible for referee fees for each game, except in he championship game (paid by Cal South). Referees will not start the game until all fees are paid in cash.

Coaches are responsible for themselves, their players, and spectators.

Any outstanding cards and therefore suspensions acquired during prior year's State or National Cup Tournaments will apply towards this year's State Cup Tournament. Outstanding cards and suspensions will follow the player and administrator in case of any transfers from the previous year. The team coach will be held responsible to ensure that all suspensions are served. If a team is found to have played a player who was on a red card suspension the team will forfeit out of the tournament and be subject to further disciplinary action. If you have any questions on the suspensions, please contact Gary Emerson. Outstanding Cards report can be found on the "Brackets, Schedules & Results" pages.