2018 Florida Cup Information & schedules

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The 2018 Florida Cup, US Club state tournament in Florida, is now open for registration for 12-U through 19-U boys and girls teams. U-13 to U-18/19 Champions earn automatic entry to the National Cup XVII Finals. Dates and National Cup XVII Finals are in Aurora CO July 20-24 2018   The National Cup 2018

The Florida Cup is open to all US Club Soccer member teams in the state among 12-U, 13-U, 14-U, 15-U, 16-U, 17-U and 18/19-U boys and girls age groups.

Registration Fees:

$275 for the 12-U

$295 13-U-19U

Competition Format:

  • 12-U teams play 9 v 9
  • 13-U through 18/19-U teams play 11 v 11
  • Single elimination
  • Teams seeded by Florida Cup seeding committee
  • Preliminary rounds hosted by higher seed (teams to arrange the dates/times for preliminary games)
  • Hosts are responsible for referee fees during preliminary games
  • Round of 16 and round of 8 games will also be played at the highest seed.  Scheduling the dates and times for these games is up to the teams playing them.  The semi-finals and finals will be held at Ellis-Methvin Park in Plant City, FL May 13-14.

Game Format:

  • Teams will be seeded by Florida Cup officials and play into the round of 16 through preliminary games where teams will arrange the dates/times for games.
  • 12-U teams play 9 v 9
  • 13-U through 18/19-U teams play 11 v 11
  • Round of 16 and round of 8 games will also be played at the highest seed.  Scheduling the dates and times for these games is up to the teams playing them.
  • The semi-finals and finals will be held at Ellis-Methvin Park in Plant City, FL May 13-14.

Important Dates

  • Application deadline:  January 14th 2018
  • Prelim Games:  February – April 2018
  • Semi-Finals & Finals:  May 13-14, 2018, Ellis-Methvin Park in Plant City, FL