Welcome to the 2014 Maryland State Cup competition...the first leg of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series! We're glad you will be participating in this outstanding event. State Cup is the premier tournament in the state. The teams battle to be declared the Maryland State Champion and will advance to represent Maryland at the Region I Regional event. They will play against 14 other states in our region and the U13 – U19 winners will move on to the National Championship.
Exciting News for 2014 State Cup: U12 teams are now allowed to participate in State Cup and the regional event in the 8v8 bracket, Cup Rosters online review and approval with team printing rosters without a trip to the registrar, and the US Youth Soccer National Championships being held this summer at the Germantown Soccerplex!!
The 2014 MSYSA State Cup application is now open online for your team entries with the application deadline of Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Please make sure your application comes in before the deadline. The State Cup draw will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2012. Please remember that ALL TEAMS should plan on sending a representative to the State Cup draw.
We are pleased to report that State Cup 2014 initial first round of 32 will be played at Garrison Forest School, 300 Garrison Forest Rd, Owings Mills, MD 21117 with the remaining four rounds of 16, 8, semifinals and finals all played at the Germantown Soccerplex. With the feedback from our members and the continued desire for a premium tournament, these fields will provide an outstanding 2014 State Cup tournament environment.
The MSYSA website will have all the current information concerning State Cup dates and schedules including help with questions on registration and fees. The MSYSA website changes frequently with alerts and updates so please make a habit of checking the website over the duration of State Cup.
We are looking forward to a competitive, fun and safe environment for State Cup 2014!
State Cup Director