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State Open Cup



The Kentucky State Open Cup is part of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series. This tournament is open to any properly registered team aged 13U – 19U that has competed in (or will compete in) a 4-team league. No all-star teams or guest players are allowed. Any league, club or association found to have substituted ineligible players on a roster will forfeit their games at this tournament and may be subject to further sanctions. The State Cup Champions will advance to the US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Championship with the opportunity to advance to the US Youth Soccer National Championship.  

2021 State Open Cup Information

Click here for the 2021 State Cup Schedules
Click here for the 2021 State Cup Brackets

Elizabethtown Sports Park Field Map (PDF)

Click here for the  online tournament apparel Store by Fine Designs

Fees: $775
Registration Deadline: March 25, 2021 at 11:59 pm ET


Hotel Information: 

  • Preliminary Weekend: Click here for hotel information
  • Finals Weekend: Click here for hotel information

2021 Regionals: 

For the U13 through U19 teams that win the Kentucky State Cup, those teams will advance to the US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Championships June 25-30, 2021 in St. Louis, MO. 

Important change for the 2020-21 Seasonal Year ONLY:

US Youth Soccer recently made the following changes to their USYS National League (including the Conferences, Showcase Series and Playoffs) and National Championship Series (including State, Regional and National competitions) for the 2020-2021 seasonal year:

  • The oldest admissible age group FOR THE 2020-21 SEASONAL YEAR ONLY will be 19/20-U. Eligible players’ must be born on or after January 1, 2001. This one-year change is in place to allow players to participate in one additional year of eligibility due to the missed programming as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

US Soccer has a requirement that any player born in 2001 will need to pass a background check and complete SafeSport training.  If you have a player that meets this requirement, please send an email to with the player name, email address, and club name to get their risk management set up.


Administrative Information

Midwest Regional Championships Information 

2021 Midwest Regional Championships
Date: June 25-30, 2021
Location: St. Louis, Missouri

2022 Midwest Regional Championships
Date: June 24-29, 2022
Location: Grand Park Sports Complex, Westfield, IN


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