US Club Soccer introduces Central States Cup ahead of 2019-2020 season
US Club Soccer has announced the 2019-2020 Central States Cup hosted by Sporting Fields + Athletic and MUSC/KC Fusion. The US Club Soccer State Championship event will have an open tournament format for elite teams 11-U through 18-U boys and girls from Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa. The event will be open to all US Club Members including NPL and ECNL boys and girls teams.
The state championship event will consist of two levels of competition, Super Group (most competitive) and Premier Group. The 11-U and 12-U age groups will play a 9v9 format, while all other age groups will play 11v11. All teams will play at least three games and the champions of the 13-U and older divisions will advance to the National Cup Midwest Regional. The regional event entry fees will be covered by Central States Cup.
The inaugural Central States Cup will be held October 26-27, 2019 for 11-U through 14-U and November 23-24 for 15-U through 18-U age groups. Both dates will take place at Wyandotte Sporting Fields in Kansas City, Kansas.