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What's The Right State Tournament For Your Team?

Ohio South has three State tournament options in 2020. So which one is right for your team? Decide for yourself using the information below:

State Cup (US Youth Soccer National Championship Series Qualifier)
  • Round Robin: May 8-10, 2020
  • Location: Round Robin: Warrior Complex, Dayton & Warren County Sports Park, Lebanon
  • Semi’s/Finals: May 15 – 17, 2020
  • Location: Semi’s/Finals: Voice of America, West Chester

Cost: 9v9 - $700.00 | 11v11 - $750.00

Ages: U11 – U19, Boys and Girls

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All current National League and Regional League teams must  play in State Cup.
  • All teams planning to apply for National League or Regional League the following season must play in State Cup.
  • Presidents Cup and Governors Cup teams will not be eligible for National League or Regional League consideration.
  • All eligible teams must play in a sanctioned US Youth or OSYSA League for the current seasonal year.

Recommendations: This event is focused on those teams seeking to play in the highest level of State competition and the potential to advance onto NCS Regionals.

Important Rules: Roster Freeze Dates, Club Pass Players allowed, 5 Previously Rostered Player Rule, Play-In games will be used to achieve even brackets, Teams may not play up.

Applications Open: October 1, 2019

Applications Close: November 19, 2019


Presidents Cup
  • Round Robin: May 1 – 3, 2020
  • Location: Voice of America Park, West Chester & Warrior Complex, Dayton
  • Semi’s/Finals: May 15 – 17, 2020
  • Location: Voice of America, West Chester

Cost: 9v9 - $650.00 | 11v11 - $700.00

Ages: U11 – U19, Boys and Girls

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All eligible teams must play in a sanctioned OSYSA League for the current seasonal year.
  • All current National League or Regional League teams and players are not eligible for this event – they must play in State Cup.
  • Ohio South State League teams may play in State Cup or Presidents Cup. (see State Cup eligibility for National or Regional League consideration).

Recommendations: This event is focused on those teams seeking to play in the 2nd highest level of State competition and the potential to advance onto Midwest Presidents Cup Regionals.

Important Rules: Roster Freeze Dates, Club Pass Players allowed, Play-In games will be used to achieve even brackets of 4.

Applications Open: October 1, 2019

Applications Close: December 3, 2019


The Governors Cup
  • Round Robin: May 1 – 3, 2020
  • Location: Voice of America Park, West Chester & Warrior Complex, Dayton
  • Semi’s/Finals: May 15 – 17, 2020
  • Location: Voice of America, West Chester

Cost: 9v9: $ | 11v11: $

Ages: U11 – U19, Boys and Girls

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All eligible teams must play in a sanctioned OSYSA League for the current seasonal year.
  • All current National League, Regional League or Ohio South State League teams and players are not eligible for this event.

Recommendations: This event is focused on those teams that seek the State tournament experience, but does not require the commitment of advancement to Regionals. The competition will end at the State level and is targeted for those teams that finished in the lower end of their brackets at Presidents Cup or for new teams seeking a moderate level of play and desire a season ending State tournament as an experience for their players.

Important Rules: Club Pass Players Allowed, when more than 16 teams in a bracket, multiple divisions in age groups may be used where warranted by applications, Teams may not play up (those teams seeking a higher level of competition should play in Presidents Cup).

Applications Open: October 1, 2019

Applications Close: December 20, 2019

 

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