Registration for the Spring 2024 Illinois Cup will be done thru GotSport . IF YOUR CLUB IS NOT LISTED EMAIL CHRISJ@ILLINOISYOUTHSOCCER.ORG DO NOT SELECT YSSL OR IWSL AS YOUR CLUB
The Illinois Cup is a state championship tournament open to Illinois Youth Soccer member travel and high-level rec teams.
The Illinois Cup offers two levels of play:
This in-state only tournament follows a similar format as the other Cup competition (State & Presidents) and offers teams that State Cup or Presidents Cup may not be right fit for, the chance to experience a state-wide tournament.
For the Illinois Cup Silver: Only teams or players that play in the following are NOT eligible for the Illinois Cup Silver:
ANY Illinois Youth Soccer member team (including tournament only teams) are eligible for the Illinois Cup GOLD Division
Spring 2024 Illinois Cup Age Groups
*13U-15U Boys & Girls that played in the Fall ARE ALLOWED to again compete in the Spring events.
Roster FREEZE once a team plays their first group play match.
48-hrs prior to a team's first match they must enter players into their GotSport roster (instuction here: How To Enter Your Roster Into GotSport)
Teams must also email a copy of their league roster showing all players in GotSport to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 48-hrs prior to their 1st match
Team can mutually agree to move games scheduled for May 17-19 to a location other than Rockford at an EARLIER date. IYSA will not permit games on May 17-19 to be played at a location other than Rockford. To submit a mutually agreed upon game change send the following to email@example.com
TEAMS COMPETING IN THIS EVENT SHOULD MOVE ALL LEAGUE GAMES OFF OF MAY 31- JUNE 2 TO AVOID GAME CONFLICTS SHOULD THEY ADVANCE. If teams do not advance to the semis or finals they can then use this open weekend for league reschedules due to rainouts. etc.