Full brackets released for 2016 Jefferson Cup (Boys)
All brackets have been announced for the 2016 Jefferson Cup, which will be played over the course of three weekends in March featuring more than 1,100 teams.
The field for the 2016 Jefferson Cup will feature teams from Canada and 30 U.S. states including Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the host state of Virginia.
More than 80 attending teams are reigning US Youth Soccer State Cup champions, in addition to a host of US Club Soccer state, regional and national champion squads. The girls brackets also include several ECNL division leaders and Champions League qualifiers from the 2014-2015 season.
College coaches representing more than 150 programs have registered to attend the showcase weekends with hundreds more expected in the next seven weeks leading up to the start of the tournament.
The Jefferson Cup Boys Weekend kicks off the event with 426 teams competing from March 11-13, followed by the U10-U14 Girls Weekend from March 19-20 with 366 teams and the Girls Showcase Weekend from March 24-26 with 339 teams. Acceptances have not yet been released for the Memorial Day Boys Showcase, a new event for 2016.