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The Ohio State Cup 2014 presented by Alliance Premier Soccer League

By Staff, 04/20/14, 9:00AM EDT


The Ohio State Cup 2014 presented by

Alliance Premier Soccer League


Cleveland, Ohio - The Alliance Premier Soccer League is{C}{C}APSL Logo{C} pleased to announce The Ohio State Cup 2014

 The Alliance Premier Soccer League (APSL) was formed in the year 2003 and currently has 400 teams participating in its US Club sanctioned league.  APSL has member clubs coming out of Northern Ohio, Central Ohio and Western Pennsylvania.  With approximately 6000 players the APSL is a member of US Club Soccer and the US Soccer Federation. For additional information Contact  Ed Bernstein 


Location: Preliminary Matches - Lost Nation Sports Park, Willoughby, Ohio

             Semifinals and Finals U-14 and younger - Lost Nation Sports Park, Willoughby, Ohio

                 Semifinals and Finals U-15 and older - On Cleveland area College Campuses


Tournament Weekend:  Preliminary Matches - May 30, 31, & June 1, 2014

Tournament Weekend:  Semifinals and Finals - June 7-8, 2014

Team Eligibility: All U8-U19 teams from Alliance Premier Soccer League  as well as all Ohio teams will be all eligible to enter.  You do not have to play in a qualifying league to participate in this open event.



Format:  Traditional Round Robin play with Championship Games


 U8-U10 Teams play 7v7, U11 Teams play 9v9; U12-U17 teams 11v11

(U12 can play either 9v9 or 11v11 however only 11v11 can advance to Regionals)




All 7v7 and 9v9 divisions $475

All 11v11 divisions           $575   


All U11-U19 Ohio State Cup Champions in each age group advance to the 2014 US Club Regionals (Super Group) to be held in Chicago. (With the exception of U12 9v9 division)     

The Alliance Premier Soccer League pays for entry fee into the Regional event for the Championship team.


Application Deadline:  May 1, 2014   CLICK HERE TO APPLY!




About: US Club Soccer's State Cups allow clubs to develop a competitive format as they see best in their respective state, which may include multiple competition levels, a home-and-home series, team seeding as well as a flexible schedule and roster rules. Results from all US Club Soccer state cups will be factored into National Cup seeding.  State cups are open to all US Club Soccer-carded teams. Teams that are not currently carded with US Club Soccer can easily do so prior to competing in a state cup.  


About the US Club National Cup: U13-U17 teams from each National Cup XIII Regional will advance to the National Cup XIII Finals where the National Champions will be in awarded in two divisions.