State Cup

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About the Florida State Cup

The Florida State Cup, proudly sponsored by Publix, is the first leg of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series and is the highest premiere competition at the state level. The National Championship Series is the country's most prestigious national youth soccer tournament, providing approximately 185,000 players on over 10,000 teams from US Youth Soccer State Associations the opportunity to showcase their soccer skills against the best competition in the nation while emphasizing teamwork, discipline and fair play.

General Information:

  • $900
  • Age Groups: 13U - 19U
  • D License Coaching Requirement.
  • Played statewide.
  • State office coordinates all schedules for the competition.
  • One game per day.
  • Finals played at the Lake Myrtle Sports Park in Auburndale.
  • Seeding points can be achieved for a bye into Round 2 of State Cup.
  • Winners progress to Southern Regionals.
  • Winners of Regionals advance to National Championship Series.

    Here are the dates for the 2019 & 2020 Florida State Cup competition.

    - 2019 Florida State Cup Hosting Applications
    - 2020 Florida State Cup Hosting Applications

About Publix
Publix is privately owned and operated by its 182,500 employees, with 2015 sales of $32.4 billion. Currently Publix has 1,119 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina. The company has been named one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” for 19 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business. For more information, visit the company’s website,


State Cup 2018 - Competition Information


Play Dates

Applications & Accepted Teams List

Roster Freeze Dates

  • 2018 Florida State Cup 13U - 18U Roster Freeze: February 28, 2018 at 5:00 PM EST  - All Rosters Now Frozen
  • 2018 Florida State Cup 19U Roster Freeze: March 28, 2018 at 5:00 PM EST - All Rosters Now Frozen

Draw Date


19U Information

Florida State Cup 2018 - Hotel Accommodations


Florida Youth Soccer Association has partnered with Successful Sporting Events to help accommodate teams participating in our events. Please click the link here to reserve hotel rooms for your specific sites during the 2018 Florida State Cup competition. For any additional assistance, contact Successful Sports Events directly via the information below.

logoSuccessful Sporting Events Contact:
Name: Lindsey LaZaroff

Phone: 918-382-9294


State Cup Documents