Higher standards, better competition, close to home.

We have made some very exciting changes to our regional league, formerly known as the California Regional League. With the help and collaboration of directors of coaches across northern California we are redefining competitive soccer.  We have heard you and understand your challenges and are looking forward to seeing you participate in our newly reimagined competition. 

Your Pathway to Regional and National Competition.

The Cal North Pacific Conference is a qualifier for regional competition and your chance at a national title.

The Cal North Pacific Conference, also known as CNPC, is made up of two division of play. Teams must apply and be accepted into the competition. Competition begins in August and continues into March with Cal North hosted weekend competitions that are compatible with the High School Soccer playing calendar. Games will be centrally hosted with boys playing two games on Saturday, and girls two games on Sunday (one game in the morning, and one game in the afternoon). 

Team applications will remain open until brackets are full. 

In addition to elite competition, the Cal North Pacific Conference, for players U15 and up, is also an opportunity for additional scouting exposure by ODP, US Soccer, MLS and college coaches. Teams that chose to participate in the Cal South College May Showcase event will be automatically accepted (an additional fee is required and paid directly to Cal south)

  • Applications: Applications are now being accepted. Applications will close on August 22nd. Teams will be notified of their acceptance by August  29th. Schedules will be posted by September 11th. Events are being scheduled for the weekends of September 25-26; October 30-31, November 6-7 (make up date), and March 12-13. Locations TBD. 
  • Format: Boys games are on Saturday and Girls games are on Sunday. Teams will play a minimum of 6 games over the course of the three Cal North hosted events. Each team will play 2 games a day with one morning game and one afternoon game. This will help minimize costs and travel for participating teams.
  • USYS Rules: Per USYS rules, ALL teams participating in CNPC must play in Cal North State Cup and must maintain a minimum of 9 players from their CNPC roster within their State Cup roster. In addition, ALL teams must play in a sanctioned US Club or USYS league with a minimum of 3 other teams (i.e. bracket of 4)
  • Fees: $ additional $400, for teams whose players are NOT registered with Cal North. Per USYS policy they will need to do so in order to be eligible to participate and move forward into USYS regional events including the Cal North State Cup.

Get started on the CNPC application today!

CNPC Application

CNPC Resources

Registration Requirements

Team Applications can be submitted using the application link above. Applications are processed through GotPro. View more information on the application process

Player Registration is processed in US Soccer Connect.

Our goal is to accept the best teams in northern California regardless of their affiliation status. Nonetheless, US Youth Soccer rules require that players be registered with Cal North in order to participate.  Below are player registration options to help you navigate the process:

Teams Registered with an Affiliated Cal North League or Club: 

If your team is already registered with one of our member organizations, please contact your registrar to obtain official Cal North credentials (roster and passes). Official Cal North team credentials are required for participation. 


Teams Not Registered with an Affiliated Cal North League or Club: 

If your team is not already registered with one of our member organizations, you will need to register your players through CNPC online. Non-Cal North credentials cannot be used (e.g. US Club passes). 

For more information regarding how to register your players email


June 22

Application period opens

July 15


Application period closes

July 22


Applications accepted by the competition committee

Aug 8


Schedule of games announced for the first event

Aug 22 (boys)
Aug 23 (girls)


1st event

Location: Morgan Hill Complex

Sept 26th (boys)
Sept 27 (girls)


2nd event

Location: Morgan Hill Complex 

Oct 24 (boys)
Oct 25 (girls)


3rd event

Location: TBD

November 7


Possible MLS/CNCP Friendly event.
All ages only

November 21 (boys)
November 22 (girls)


Make up weekend or possible MLS Elite Friendly event.
Location: Morgan Hill Complex

December 12


Possible MLS/CNCP Friendly event.
U13/14 ages only 

March 13 (boys)
March 14 (girls)


4th event
Location: Morgan Hill Complex 

March 27 (boys)
March 28 (girls)


5th event “Championship weekend”
Location: Morgan Hill Complex

April 10/11


Cal North State Cup (Group play) 

April 17


Possible MLS/CNCP Friendly event. All ages

April 24/25


Call North State Cup (Championship Weekend)

May 7-9


Cal South College Showcase for U15-17 (both genders). This is an opt-in event. An additional fee applies (fee paid to Cal South). 

May 15


Promotion/relegation weekend. The last place CNPC team and first place CCSL team compete for entry into next year’s CNPC. 

Rules and Documents

Scouting Opportunities

CNPC offers exclusive scouting opportunities in partnership with MLS, the Olympic Development Program, and the US National Team scouting program.  

Key Benefits and Opportunities for Teams

Only a max of 10 teams in each age and gender group will be accepted in the U13 to U19 age groups. 

Teams are selected through our rigorous and non-biased selection process. 

Supplementary playing opportunities that are accessible only through CNPC include the

  • U15-U17 Cal South College Showcase
  • US Youth Soccer Regional Play
  • US Youth Soccer Nationals 
  • US Youth Soccer National Showcase


Referee Evaluations

CNPC Coaches and Team Managers can help CNPC and Cal North improve the Referee Program by evaluating referees following your CNPC Games. With your help, we can provide feedback to Referee Assignors and Mentors to recognize our best referees and provide more training where it is needed.

Please click on the link below to fill out a Referee Evaluation Form only if you actually observed a CNPC Game


Contact: Kevin Crow

(925) 426-5437 x28

Or submit your question below


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