Delaware Youth Soccer Association

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    DYSA State Cup (NCS)
    Registration for the Delaware Youth Soccer State Cup (NCS) is now open. This event is for teams that wish to advance to the East Region National Championship Series in Barboursville/Charleston, WV.

    Teams U12-U19 for both boys and girls may enter the competition.

    APPLICATION FEE: The cost to enter is $1400 per team. A bond of $500 per team is also required.


    Teams must be registered with DYSA by April 1st for U12 thru U18 age groups of the current competition year and in good standing. U19 age groups must be registered by May 1st of the current competition year. All teams (except U19) must compete in at least a 4-team approved league flight during the current seasonal year in a US Youth Soccer affiliated league. The league competition must consist of a minimum of one game against 3 different teams participating in the league. This league requirement must be completed one week prior to the start of regional competition. (May 1, 2019) Teams must consist of 50% Delaware residents (college students qualify if they live in Delaware).


    Rosters for teams participating in the Delaware Youth Soccer State Cup (NCS) will freeze 14 days before the age groups first game


    Guest players are not permitted on any teams participating in the Delaware Youth Soccer State Cup (NCS).


    Teams are expected to play and complete all scheduled matches. Scheduled matches not played are subject to a fine of $250 per game and full referee fees. Any team forfeiting a game will be fined $250 per gamed and full referee fees.


    Will open Jan 1


    Will close Feb 15th


    All teams must make themselves available for all weekends from TBD. Game dates will be determined by the number of teams that register in the respective age groups.


    Teams that participate in the Delaware Youth Soccer State Cup are subject to fines if they withdraw from the state, regional or national events. Please see fine fee schedule in The Delaware Cup rules.


    All teams must register prior to their first game. Registrations will only be accepted electronically. All teams must email a copy of the Team Information Sheet (Available Here), copy of team's roster and a copy the printed player cards for each member of the team including coaches and manager. When emailing the information for the Delaware Youth Soccer State Cup, please note that passes must be laminated. We will not accept a copy of the PDF file from the database. Passes that are not printed correctly, will be returned, so they can be reprinted. Please send all documents as one PDF file to Laura Sturdivant, Executive Director, at


    If a coach plays an ineligible player, the team will be declared ineligible and all games played will be forfeited. If you are not sure if any of your players received any red cards, it is your responsibility to check with the Delaware Cup Committee.


    All registered teams may withdraw from the Delaware Youth Soccer State Cup and receive a refund (minus credit card fees) until the posted registration deadline. A withdraw after this date will result in a forfeiture of the entry fee and bond.
    Teams forfeiting games during the competition for any reason will be subject to a $250 fine per game forfeited and full referee fees. The registration fee and bond fee will also be forfeited.