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State Cup

 


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HERE ARE THE DATES FOR THE 2023 WVSA STATE CUP COMPETITION:
WVSA State Cup Preliminaries - May 20-21, 2023
WVSA State Cup Finals Weekend - June 3-4, 2023

 

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

REGISTRATION OPENS: TBD

WVSA STATE CUP PRELIMS ROSTER FREEZE DATE: TBD

WVSA STATE CUP PRELIMS: MAY 20-21, 2023

WVSA STATE CUP FINALS WEEKEND ROSTER FREEZE DATE: TBD

WVSA STATE CUP FINALS WEEKEND - JUNE 3-4, 2023

 

FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO REGISTER YOUR TEAM, CLICK HERE.

 

2023 State Cup General Information:

To enter the 2023 WVSA State Championship, complete the application form electronically. You will need your Got Soccer ID and Got Soccer Team name (exactly as it is listed in Got Soccer). Your payment of $450 is due with the submission of the application and must be received by April 5, 2023. If not paying online by credit card, please send a check (payable to WVSA) for $450 for the National Championship Series to:

WVSA State Championship
Attn: WVSA State Cup
PO Box 3360
Beckley, WV 25801

 

WV Dir of Competitions: Beth Noss

Email:  cups@wvsoccer.net

 

Registration Opens January 31, 2023

Registration Deadline: exact deadline TBD but by 3/31/2023


2022 Champion/Finalist will need to have their rosters in system by April 15th to have their roster continuity verified prior to random draw for remaining teams.

Last Date to Withdraw with Refund: April 25, 2023
Roster Freeze Date (for age groups with Preliminary Round): May 8, 2023

Preliminary competition (if needed): May 20st and/or 21st, 2023 (All teams need to plan for both days until age groups are announced and those playing when schedules are posted)
 

Roster Freeze Date (for all other age groups not in Preliminary play): May 22, 2023

WVSA State Championships: June 3 and 4th in Beckley, WV at the Paul Cline Memorial Complex.

Only US Youth Soccer/WVSA teams will be accepted. Players can only play for one US Youth Soccer NCS team.

Teams applying for the cup competition must compete in the WV State League or an approved league. The league competition must consist of a minimum of one (1) game against each of three different teams in the league. Select teams are not eligible for any cup competition.

U12 must play in the WV State League to qualify and be seeded for State Cup.

U13 and up can qualify by playing in WV State League or if you want to qualify by playing in any other league you will have to email cups@wvsoccer.net your team name, the league you want approved to play in, age group and division so it can be verified. You will  required to submit your roster and additional information which will be discussed when you email us.

 

However clubs will be required to provide teams for our state league so those that cannot use another league can qualify (as needed).  It does not have to be the same team that is in State Cup for example WVFC 03 Black is in State Cup ...WVFC 03 Red can be the team provided for State League if a team is needed. 

 

WVSA will enter State Cup Champion teams in the Eastern Regional Championships in Loudoun County, Va on June 23-29, 2023 in the following brackets:

Boys: U12-small-sided, U13, U14, U15, U16, U17, U18, U19

Girls: U12-small-sided, U13, U14, U15, U16, U17, U18, U19

National NCS will be in Orlando, FL on July 17-23, 2023.

Teams will then pay the entry fee to the East Region NCS event which will take care of regionals cost along with nationals cost should they advance:  12U teams – the cost is $850 per team, 13U through 19U teams – the cost is $1200 per team

 

WVSA will enter Presidents Cup teams in the Eastern Presidents Cup to be held in Valley Forge, Pa on June 16-20, 2023. We will enter in age groups that we have participation in U12 through U19.

National Presidents Cup will be in Wichita, KS on July 7-11, 2023.

 

Regional Housing:

All housing for the Region I National Championships Series will be handed out to teams once Champions have been decided.

 

For Presidents Cup competitions are governed by a “Stay to Play” policy. All participating teams are required to utilize the designated housing provider of the competition.

 

 Team Formation/Rosters:

Any questions on team formation and rostering of players should be sent to Beth Noss.

 

Seeding for the WVSA State Championship U12

U12 small-sided will be seeded off the outcome from the WV State League games.

 

Seeding for the WVSA State Championship U13-U19

1.01 - If a team is the previous year’s WV State Cup champion and has maintained a roster continuity of a minimum of 66%, they will receive the No. 1 seed in the WVSA State Cup in their age group. If said team does not meet said requirements, they will be placed in the random draw for seeding in the WVSA State Cup in their age group.

1.02 - If a team is the previous year’s WV State Cup finalist and has maintained a roster continuity of a minimum of 66%, they will receive the No. 2 seed in the WVSA State Cup in their age group. If said team does not meet said requirements, they will be placed in the random draw for seeding in the WVSA State Cup in their age group.

1.03 – All teams who were not the previous year's WV State Cup champion or finalist or does not meet the requirements of 1.01 and 1.02, they will be placed in a random draw for remaining seeds in the WVSA State Cup for their age group.

***Note: The roster continuity requirement compares frozen roster from 2022 WVSA State Cup to frozen roster for 2023 WVSA State Cup.

**If you are Champion or Finalist from 2022 and have maintained roster continuity and your team’s club has changed club names please be sure to email cups@wvsoccer.net with previous club/team name and current club/team name so that you rosters are compared for continuity. This email needs to be received by April 15th.

 

2021 WVSA State Cup Results

2020 WVSA State Cup - CANCELLED

2019 WVSA State Cup Results

2018 WVSA State Cup Results

2017 WVSA State Cup Results

 

Questions or concerns? Contact:

WVSA Cup Chairwoman: Beth Noss - cups@wvsoccer.net


Student-Athlete Eligibility Form for U18 & U19 Soccer Players

 
The West Virginia Soccer Association would like to thank the volunteers, coaches, players and referees for a great 2018 WVSA State Cup. We would also like to thank the YMCA of Southern WV, who did an awesome job hosting the event at the YMCA Soccer Complex in Beckley.
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