Alaska Youth Soccer State Cup Review

State Cup Sponsors
Tournament Dates & Times
August 1, 2018
Walden Estates Community Center
Early Team Credentials (6-8pm)
Referee Meeting (6-8 pm)

August 2, 2018
Location: FYSA Complex
Kick-Off Breakfast (7:30-9 am)
Team Credentials (8-9 am)
Game Times (10 am-6 pm)
-Late Credentials-(3-5 pm) Teams Starting on Fri 8/3
BBQ of Champions (6-8 pm)
Team Activity (6:30-8 pm)

Walden Estates Community Center; 1108 Hampstead Avenue Fairbanks
State Cup Events
Opening Day BBQ
BBQ of Champions
Thursday August 2, 6-8 pm
Open to all Players, Coaches, Referees, and Families
Kick-Off Breakfast
Kick-Off Breakfast
Thursday Aug 2, 7:30-9 am
For all Coaches, Managers, Staff, Volunteers, Referees
Documents for Team Credentials
AYSA Approved Roster (2)
Player Medical Releases
Current Player/Coach Cards
Team Credentials Affidavit
Standard of Conduct Form
State Juggling Entry Form
State Cup Soccer Fields

The US Youth Soccer Alaska State Cup displays the highest level of competitive play within the state at the 11 Under through 19 Under age groups. The Alaska State Cup is a part of the Regional and National Championship program of US Youth Soccer. Annual winners of each age/gender group from the 14 National State Associations in the West Region advance to the Regional Tournaments in June of each year. Regional winners 11-U through 19-U advance to the annual US Youth Soccer National Championship Tournament.
The 2019 US Youth Soccer Alaska State Cup will be held August 1 - 4, 2019 in Anchorage, Alaska. Winning teams (11-U through 19-U) will represent Alaska at the 2020 Western Region Championship Series; Far West Regional and Presidents Cup.
Tournament Eligibility
The Alaska State Cup is open to all Competitive Teams 11-U through 19-U, teams must be in good standing with Alaska Youth Soccer Association. Team registration will be by calendar year as we transition to align the age groups traveling to the 2020 Far West Regional and Presidents Cup competition. All players must be properly registered in accordance with US Youth Soccer, players must be currently living in Alaska and registered for play as a member of Alaska Youth Soccer. No out of state players may be rostered to teams. There are no guest players on State Cup rosters. Registered teams must have played in a Alaska sanctioned summer league, with a valid team roster and US Youth Soccer/ Alaska Youth Soccer player cards for each player to qualify.
Tournament Registration
Team administrator will go to the AYSA "State Cup Tournament" registration; sign into their Bonzi account and continue onto the registration for thier teams age group. The registration will include entering the team roster.
Tournament Schedule
Preliminary Games will be starting at 10 am on Thursday, August 2 with Championship Elimination Rounds beginning, August 4. Divisions with 3 or less Teams Preliminary Games will begin on Friday, August 3 with Championship game played on Sunday, August 5.
Championship Game Times
State Cup Team Manager Check List
Alaska Youth Soccer Press Release
Team Credentials
Alaska State Cup Bound Teams will need to ensure they have the following items updated and ready for the State Cup Team Credentials.
Team Credentials Affidavit *** AYSA Approved Roster (2) *** Standard of Conduct Form ***Player Medical Releases *** Current Player/Coach Member Cards *** Juggling Championships Form
State Cup Approved Roster- Roster will be approved/ locked at Team Credentials; all rosters will be sent to Head Referee prior to games.
Teams starting Friday Aug team credentials will be Aug
There are NO Guest Players allowed on a State Cup Roster team, all players must be properly registered within their club prior to the appropriate deadlines. Referee to the Temporary Release and Transfer Policy: SC42006.
No additions or transfers will be accepted after the Final Roster Freeze Date; No Exceptions.
Birth Certificates are not required during credentials. Managers should have them on hand in case a player is challenged as to date of birth.
Coaches and managers will a have a current USYS Adult Seasonal Pass approved by AYSA. Adults listed on the team roster have submitted and passed their annual Adult Background Check, reviewed the AYSA Code of Conduct, and completed the Abuse Prevention Training.
Champion Teams Commitment Policy
2019 Winning teams (12-U through 19-U) will represent Alaska at the 2020 Far West Regional and Presidents Cup Tournaments.
Tournament Refund Policy
Qualified teams register online to participate in the AYSA State Cup; teams are expected to pay the registration fee by the required deadline. Up until the three (3) week timeline prior to the event date any team that withdrawals their registration in the State Cup by giving a formal written notice to the AYSA State Office; Will only receive 50% of their registration fee as a refund. Any team that withdrawals within the three (3) week window prior to the event will not receive their registration fee refund. If the team has not paid their registration fee they will still be expected to pay the amount due after the withdrawal; including late fees. State Cup Policy.
State Cup Refund Deadline ; received in writing to the AYSA State Office by 5pm.
Single Team Division Policy- Refund and Qualifications
In the event, there is only 1 team entered into a division for the competition for Alaska State Cup the following procedures will be followed before the team is considered to be eligible to represent Alaska in the Western Region Championship Series. See Single Team Division
* Additional materials will be posted here as they are developed.

Western Regional Championship 2019
Western Region FWR Championships Western Region Presidents Cup
Western Region FWR Championships Western Region Presidents Cup & 12-U Championships
2019 & 2020 - Boise, Idaho 2019 & 2020 - Cal South
June 17-23, 2019

Hotel Accommodations
State Cup is not Stay and Play

State Cup Team Spotlight
State Cup Awards
2018 Referee of the Match
2018 Youth Referee Recipients!
Male- Lars Vinlove
Female- Daria Kholodova
2018 Team Fair Play Awards
U-12 - (2007)
Cook Inlet S.C. 07B White
Valley Revolution 07G
U-13 - (2006)
AK Rush 06B
Eclipse 06G
U-14 - (2005)
Cook Inlet S.C. 05B
Valley Revolution 05G
U-15 - (2004)
AK Eclipse 04B
AYSC Arsenal 04G
U-16 - (2003)
AK Eclipse 03B
CSC 03/04G Avalanche
U-17 - (2002)
AYSC Arsenal 02/03B
U-18 - (2001)
Cook Inlet S.C. 01G
OPA- State Cup 2018
Orthopedic Physicians Alaska (OPA) will be the official athletic trainers for the Alaska State Cup.
State Team Divisions
19-Under- 2000 /11 v11
18-Under- 2001 /11 v11
17-Under- 2002 /11 v11
16-Under- 2003 /11 v11
15-Under- 2004 /11 v11
14-Under- 2005 /11 v11
13-Under- 2006 /9 v9
12-Under- 2007 /9 v9
-Team Registration will be by calendar year as we transition to align the age groups traveling to the 2019 Far West Regional and Presidents Cup competition.
Team Rosters Limits
12U - 13U (18 players)
14U –19U (22 players)
State Cup Important Dates
Reg Deadline (7/06/18)
Reg Late Fee (7/07/18)
Refund Deadline (7/13/18)
State Cup Draw (7/16/18)
Schedule Release (7/23/18)
Roster Freeze (7/30/18)
State Cup Entry Fee Structure
Fee- $625 (Before 5/01/18)
Fee- $650 (Before 5/15/18)
Fee - $675 (After 5/15/18)
Late Fee- $725 (7/07/18)