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 is also known as "CNPC". Teams must apply and be accepted into the competition. Competition will begin in March with a Cal North hosted weekend competition. Games will be centrally hosted (facility TBD). The final format of the event will be determined once the number of applications are known and teams are accepted into the event. We anticipate each age group will have a minimum of 4 teams and a maximum of 8.  The teams will play all their matches over a weekend to determine an age group winner. The winner will advance on to the USYS Regionals.  Also keep in mind, per USYS rules all teams must participate in the Cal North State Cup to be allowed to proceed into the USYS Regional event.

      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 and will remain open until November 30th.  Teams will be notified of their acceptance by December 15th. Schedules will be posted by January 15th. Location TBD. Fee TBD.
      • Format: The final format will be determined once the number of applications are know and the teams are individually invited to the event and they accept their invites. A minimum of 4 teams and a maximum of 8 teams per age group gender will be accepted. Teams will play a minimum of 3 games with a possible addition of a 4th game to determine a champion if needed.
      • 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 Gotsport.

      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

      November 30


      Application period closes

      December 15


      Applications accepted by the competition committee

      Jan 15


      Schedule of games announced for the first event


      March Event TBD




      April 10/11


      Cal North State Cup (Group play) 


      April 24/25


      Call North State Cup (Championship Weekend)


      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

      A min of 4 and 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


      Cal North Soccer Association and Cal North Referee Administration Partner For The Benefit Of The Game in Northern California

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