Delaware Youth Soccer Association

STATE CUP

Registration for the Delaware Youth Soccer State Cup (NCS) will open February 1. This event is for teams that wish to advance to the East Region National Championship Series in Barboursville/Charleston, WV.

AGE GROUPS: U12-U19 for both boys and girls

APPLICATION FEE: $1450 per team and $500 bond per team. Bond to be paid by check, made payable to DYSA and mailed to 222 Benjamin Blvd., Bear, DE 19701

TEAM ELIGIBILITY:

Teams must be registered with DYSA by April 1st for U12 thru U18 age groups of the current competition year and in good standing. U19 age groups must be registered by May 1st of the current competition year. All teams (except U19) must compete in at least a 4-team approved league flight during the current seasonal year in a US Youth Soccer affiliated league. The league competition must consist of a minimum of one game against 3 different teams participating in the league. This league requirement must be completed by June 1st, 2020. Teams must consist of 50% Delaware residents (college students qualify if they live in Delaware).

ROSTERS:

Rosters for teams participating in the Delaware Youth Soccer State Cup (NCS) will freeze 14 days before the age groups first game

GUEST PLAYERS:

Guest players are not permitted on any teams participating in the Delaware Youth Soccer State Cup (NCS)

FORFEIT FEES:

Teams are expected to play and complete all scheduled matches. Scheduled matches not played are subject to a fine of $250 per game and full referee fees. Any team forfeiting a game will be fined $250 per gamed and full referee fees. Any team not completing the requirement of participating in Regionals will be subject to a $2000 fine.

REGISTRATION OPEN: Feb 1st

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Feb 28th

GAME AVAILABILITY:

If there is more than one team in an age group, the teams will self schedule, with the help of the Executive Director. In the case of only 2 teams per age group, DYSA will schedule the game as this will be a final. DYSA will assign all refs, however, teams are required to cover ref fees for the games.

FINES:

Teams that participate in the Delaware Youth Soccer State Cup are subject to fines if they withdraw from the state, regional or national events.

ONLINE REGISTRATION (PRIOR TO PLAYING GAMES)

All teams must register prior to their first game. Registrations will only be accepted electronically. All teams must email a copy of the Team Information Sheet (Available Here), copy of team's roster and a copy the printed player cards for each member of the team including coaches and manager. When emailing the information for the Delaware Youth Soccer State Cup, please note that passes must be laminated. We will not accept a copy of the PDF file from the database. Passes that are not printed correctly, will be returned, so they can be reprinted. Please send all documents as one PDF file to Laura Sturdivant, Executive Director, at executivedirector@dysa.org

INELIGIBLE PLAYERS:

If a coach plays an ineligible player, the team will be declared ineligible and all games played will be forfeited. If you are not sure if any of your players received any red cards, it is your responsibility to check with the Delaware Cup Committee.

WITHDRAW AND FORFEITS:

All registered teams may withdraw from the Delaware Youth Soccer State Cup and receive a refund (minus credit card fees) until the posted registration deadline. A withdraw after this date will result in a forfeiture of the entry fee and bond.
Teams forfeiting games during the competition for any reason will be subject to a $250 fine per game forfeited and full referee fees. The registration fee and bond fee will also be forfeited.

RULES

INFORMATION ON NCS-REGIONALS

 
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