CalNorthCup-JrCupFestival2021-2022Junior Cup Festival Presented by Raley's

Designed to introduce teams of all levels to the Cal North Cup Series!

Junior Cup Festival offers three different levels of play U9-U10 and U12 Founders’ Divisions are for Recreational teams competing in a Recreational Playing League.  Our U9, U10, U11 and U12 Association Divisions are for Competitive teams that competed in a Fall playing League at the Copper or Bronze level. U9, U10, U11 and U12 State Divisions are for Competitive teams that competed In a Fall playing League at the Silver Level or higher. Teams are considered for placement in brackets until brackets are filled based on their eligibility and by application date.

Junior Cup Festival Registration is Now Open!

Find Out More About Junior Cup Festival

Level Of Play

Founders’ Cup Division
Recreational Teams only

Association Cup Division
Recreational teams or Competitive teams that compete in league play and tournaments at the Copper or Bronze level. Association Cup Division is recommended for entry-level to mid-level competitive teams.

State Cup Division
Recreational teams or Competitive teams. State Cup Division is recommended for teams that competed in league and tournament play at the Silver and Gold level.

Open To

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.

Age Groups

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.

Competition Dates

December 4-5, 2021 (December 11-12 if necessary)


Cherry Island-Sacramento and River Island-City of Lathrop. 

Application Deadline

November 15, 2021

Brackets will be filled on a first-applied, first-accepted basis once an online registration and payment in full have been received at the Cal North office.

Entry Fee


Additional Information

List of Applied Teams (coming soon)

Event Schedule & Results Homepage (coming soon)

Cup Directives, Rules, and Regulations

Dates and venues are subject to change for circumstances beyond the control of cup organizers.



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