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State Cup


2020 Arizona Soccer Association State Cup
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April 17-19 1st Weekend Group Play*

April 24-26 2nd Weekend Group Play and Playoffs *

May 1-3 3rd Weekend Playoffs (Semi-Finals and/or Finals)*

UPDATED Current as of March 24, 2020

*Weekday Play will also take place starting with the first possible play date of 4/8 4/21

  • Registration Now Open - Click here (Deadline March 1)
  • Schedules & Results (To Be Posted March 30 April 7)
  • Rules & Policies 

State Cup Key Dates

April 17-19 (Week 1):  Group Play

April 24-26 (Week 2) and preceding weekdays:  Group Play and Possible Playoffs

May 1-3 (Week 3) and preceding weekdays:  Playoffs, FInals, Consolation


*Payments not received by deadline will incur a $100 Late Fee.  Payments not received within 3 days of published deadline will be removed from the event.

**Withdrawal from the event after the deadline will result in complete forfeiture of any fees paid.

2020 Cup Communications to Teams
03/02/2020 NOT PAID  
03/20/2020 COVID  


Coaches/Parents, please remember the following transfer rules apply



Players who transfer from one club to another club after November 1st will be ineligible for participation in both Arizona State Cup (National Championship Series) and Arizona Presidents Cup for that seasonal year. A transfer is defined as the process by which a player changes club affiliation, moving from one club and re-registering to a team within a different club within the same seasonal year. 


A maximum of five (5) transfers are allowed for teams which participate in the National Championships Series, known as Arizona State Cup.  

There is no limitation on transfers for teams participating in Arizona President's Cup.  


The November 1st transfer deadline does not apply to the 19U age group.


About Arizona Youth Soccer State Cup Championships

As one of the two State Tournaments under Arizona Youth Soccer, the US Youth Soccer Arizona State Championships is the most prestigious tournament and showcases the highest level of competitive play within the state at the 12 & Under through 19 & Under age groups. Each year the tournament attracts over 3,000 participants and thousands more spectators and fans. Designed to encourage and honor the elite players, this tournament is structured so that the best team in each age group from each state is determined to advance to the US Youth Soccer Region IV (Far West Regionals) Championships and ultimately the US Youth Soccer National Championships.


State Cup Resources & Important Information

  • 12U: $725 Fee
  • 13U-18U: $1050 Fee
  • *19U: $1050 Fee

Field Layout Spectator Seating

Games may be played on weekday for these ages.

*19U Birth Years: - 2001 and younger

*19U: The November 1st transfer deadline rule doesn't apply to the 19U Division for State Cup. Players that transfer after November 1 can play in the 19U State Cup.

12U-18U: Only teams that participated in Arizona Advanced Leagues (either APL, ASL1,  or ASL2) for the 2019-2020 season are eligible to participate in the 2020 Arizona Soccer Association State Cup.

In support of those teams participating in the 2020 Dallas Cup as well as other potential conflicts with ACT or SAT testing, the Cup Committee has decided to schedule weekday games for participants. 

State Cup 12U Champion: This age group will participate in Regionals held at Silver Lakes, Norco, CA.  More information below in the "2020 Far West Regional Information" section

Field Locations

Traffic Updates and Freeway Closures - ADOT NEWS and WEEKEND FREEWAY TRAVEL ADVISORY

State Cup Seeding, Brackets, and Draw

  • State Cup Draw- March 16, 2020
  • How to Watch - Facebook Live and Instagram Live
  • Explanation of Seeding and Blind Draw
  • Bracket Formula
  • Final Brackets after the draw (To be posted below by 3/16)
  • Results of the State Cup Live Draw click below: *indicates correction and teams have been notified

12U Boys - Pre-Live Draw | Final Groups
13U Boys - Pre-Live Draw | Final Groups
14U Boys - Pre-Live Draw | Final Groups
15U Boys - Pre-Live Draw | Final Groups
16U Boys - Pre-Live Draw | Final Groups
17U Boys - Pre-Live Draw | Final Groups
18U Boys - Pre-Live Draw | Final Groups
19U Boys - Pre-Live Draw | Final Groups

12U Girls - NO DRAW NEEDED | Final Groups
13U Girls - Pre-Live Draw | Final Groups
14U Girls - Pre-Live Draw | Final Groups
15U Girls - Pre-Live Draw | Final Groups
16U Girls - Pre-Live Draw | Final Groups
17U Girls - Pre-Live Draw | Final Groups
18U Girls - Pre-Live Draw | Final Groups
19U Girls - Pre-Live Draw | Final Groups

2020 Far West Regional Information

  • US Youth Web Page:  Event Information
  • June 8 - June 14, 2020:  Norco, CA (For State Cup 12U Champion).  CLICK HERE for additional information.
  • June 15 - June 21, 2020:  Boise, Idaho
  • Teams that withdraw from the Far West Regional competition are subject to a fine no less than $2,500 and up $5,500 or more.
  • State Cup 12U Champion will participate in Regionals at the Regional Presidents Cup location.
  • 2020 FWR Stay to Play Policy LINK
  • 2020 FWR Competition Protocols LINK
  • 2020 FWR 12U Championship Format and Rules LINK
  • Stay to Play Policy LINK
  • 2020 Hotel LINK

2020 US Youth Soccer National Championships

  • July 20 - July 26, 2020:  Overland Park, Kansas

2021 Far West Regional Information

  • June 21 - June 27, 2020:  Boise, Idaho

2021 US Youth Soccer National Championships

  • July 20 - July 25, 2021:  Phoenix, AZ

Past Results

2019 State Cup

2019 Event Communications:


4/11/2019 TOP SOCCER  WELCOME LETTER  PASS IT ON FLYER Reminder on WildCards

4/8/2019 Weekday games and Field Maps


4/2/2019 FINAL Schedule

4/1/2019  Coach List Positive Coaching Alliance MEMO

3/28/2019 Draw, Seeding, Groups, Schedule


3/25/2019 Communication on Pass it On



3/9/2019   3/9/2019 pt 2


2019 Far West Regional Information


FARWEST Regional Championships 2019 Wildcard Matrix - Boise


Arizona Boys 16U and Girls 12U will be granted a Wildcard entry to the Far West Regional Championships. That means the Winner of the Boys 16U and Girls 12U State Championship will advance as well as the Finalist (as the Wildcard). Note that if the Champion of the USYS Regional League Desert Conference also wins the Arizona State Cup, that team is going as the State Cup Champion and the Desert Conference spot is given to the DC 2nd place finisher. IF this were to occur for an age group with the wildcard such as the 16U, the Finalist of the Arizona State Cup would attend as the Wildcard. The 12U event is held in conjunction with the West President's Cup Regionals in Norco, CA. See the President's Cup web page for more information.