The Indiana State Cup is part of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series. The top ranked teams for age groups 13U-19U will be selected to participate in the Indiana State Cup. The Indiana State Cup Champions will advance to the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series Midwest Regionals. Champions from the Midwest Regional event will advance to the National Finals.
Beginning in 2018, Indiana State Cup moved to a maximum of eight (8) teams for the 16U, 17U, 18U and 19U divisions. All Midwest Conference, Great Lakes Conference, and ISL Premier teams are required to apply to State Cup and accept their placement into State or Presidents Cup based on the selection criteria, recommendation of the selection committee and approval of the Cup Committee.
The top eight (8) teams competing in State Cup in the 16U and older divisions will be placed in two groups of four (4) per seeding (1, 4, 5, 8 & 2, 3, 6, 7). One game is to be played prior to Preliminary Weekend which could be played at the Midwest Conference, Great Lakes Conference, and ISL Premier College Showcase weekend. The other two games will be played on Preliminary Weekend. The top two teams from each group advance to the semi-final and final weekend.
|2020 Important Dates & Information - UPDATED 4/3/2020
Indiana Soccer, with support from the Board of Directors, has officially cancelled State Cup for spring 2020. The full announcement with details is posted at the Competition Update link above.
Clubs/teams who have paid will receive a full refund. All refunds will be mailed to the club. If your team paid from a team or individual account, you will need to contact your club for the refund after April 20, 2020.
2020 Complete Rules Document, (Updated 11/8/2019)
State Cup History
Future Dates & Locations
2021 - Prelims: May 14-16, May 21-23, Finals: June 5-6 to be held at Grand Park, Westfield, IN
2021 - Midwest Regionals to be held June 25-30, 2021 at the Creve Coeur Park Soccer Complex and Lou Fusz Athletic Soccer Complex in Maryland Heights - St. Louis Missouri
2022 - Prelims: May 13-15, May 20-22, Finals: June 4-5
2022 - Midwest Regionals to be held June 24-29, 2022 at Grand Park, Westfield, IN