2013 PA West Soccer State Cup Complete
The 2013 edition of the PA West Soccer State Cup wrapped up on Sunday, May 19 with the finals at Slippery Rock University. Champions were crowned in the U12-U18 age groups for boys and girls.
The winners advance to the Region I Championship slated for June 27-July2 in Rhode Islands as PA West Soccer representatives. Teams from 15 states and the Region I Director's League will compete for the right to represent Region I at the National Championships in late July.
The Beadling Soccer Club claimed seven titles. Century V earned five crowns. Other clubs with teams claiming gold medal finishes were Arsenal (2), North United, and Foothills. For all the results visit the Schedules and Results Page.
What is the US Youth Soccer National Championship/PA West Soccer State Cup?
The State Cup Championship is a tournament held within each state association. Teams whose age is from U-12 to U-19 (boys and girls) may enter the state cup competition provided they play in a qualifying league and U-12 to U-13's must play in the fall and spring. The league competition must consist of a minimum of six games against each of the different teams in the leagues. The winners of the U-12 through U-19 age groups will represent Western Pennsylvania at the regional tournament.
What are the US Youth Soccer Region I Championships?
The Region I Championship is one of four regional tournaments comprising the next-to-highest level of a nationwide tournament whose objective is to determine national champions. Regional Championships are held for age groups U-12–U-19 (boys and girls). Regional Champions in the U-14–U-19 age groups advance to the US Youth Soccer National Championships.
What is the US Youth Soccer National Championship?
The US Youth Soccer National Championship is the highest level competition of youth soccer in the country. Four teams—regional and state champions from their respective associations—compete in each age group to earn the title of US Youth Soccer National Champion. The tournament consists of round robin play with the two teams accumulating the greatest number of points playing a fourth game for the National Championship.