Junior Cup Festival offers three different levels of play. The Founders’ Division is for ages U9, U10, and U12 Recreational teams competing in a Recreational Playing League. The Association Division is for Competitive teams that competed in a Fall playing League at the Copper, Bronze, or lower Silver level and is for ages U9, U10, U11 and U12. The State Division is for Competitive teams that competed In a Fall playing League at the high Silver, gold, or Premier Level. Teams are considered for placement in brackets until brackets are filled based on their eligibility and by application date.
Boys and Girls, U9 - U12, Recreational & Bronze-Gold Competitive
The event is OPEN to all teams registered and playing in northern California. Teams affiliated with a Cal North member league/club will be accepted. Teams NOT affiliated with Cal North but have US Club, AYSO, or SAYSO player passes are also eligible to participate. If not already registered, Cal North can guide you through the registration process. The team’s playing league requirement can be fulfilled by playing in Cal North, US Club, or other approved playing league.
Approved playing leagues are all leagues affiliated through US Soccer, including but not limited to CCSL, NorCal Premier League, an In House Recreational League, or a Cal North District Playing League.
Under 9-12 Boys and Girls.
U9 and U10 teams play 7 v 7 format, U11 and U12 teams play in a 9 v 9 format.
February 17 & 18, 2024
Registration closes Friday January 26, 2024 @ 11:59pm
*Teams will only be accepted on an as needed basis
*$75 late registration fee
All bids will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. Upon receiving the bids, the California Youth Soccer
Association will meet to review, compare, and score the bids. The California Youth Soccer Association
representative(s), as part of the selection process, will conduct site visits to the qualified venue(s), as needed. Site
visits deemed necessary by the California Youth Soccer Association staff are to be coordinated with the bidding
organization(s) and all direct expenses are to be covered by the bidding organization(s) (e.g. mileage, hotel, per
Based on the proposal(s) submitted and site visit(s) conducted, final decisions will be made by the California Youth
Soccer Association State Office.
Once a decision is made, California Youth Soccer Association will advise the Host of their winning bid. The hosts
who are awarded the event are required to enter into a Hosting Agreement/Memorandum of Understanding
outlining the responsibilities of the Host.
7v7 (U9-U10) $545
11v11 (U11-U12) $645
This fee will be determined by your district.
Dates and venues are subject to change for circumstances beyond the control of cup organizers.