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State Cup

2020-21 PA West Soccer State Cup
The 2021 State Cup concluded with 15 champions lifting hardware and earning a trip to the East Region Championships in late June.  
Age Group Champion                                                Finalist                                                 
12 Boys AFFC Black Century V Gold
12 Girls Beadling South Elite SCS United Black
13 Boys Beadling Showcase SCS United Black
13 Girls Beadling Showcase Century V Gold
14 Boys Century V Gold Arsenal Premier
14 Girls Arsenal Premier Century V Steel Rage
15 Boys Arsenal Premier AFFC Black
15 Girls Century V Steel Blue Beadling North Elite
16 Boys AFFC Red Beadling Showcase
16 Girls Hotspurs Blue Century V Steel Fury
17 Boys Hotspurs Blue SCS United Black
17 Girls Arsenal Academy Century V Steel Fire
18 Boys Century V Gold Beadling Showcase
18 Girls SCS United Black Hotspurs Blue
19 Boys Century V Gold FC Pittsburgh Gold


PA West Soccer Receives Two Regional Wildcards    
In addition to all state cup champions, the 2006 Boys (U15) and 2004 Boys (U17) will be sending a wildcard to the US Youth Soccer East Regionals in New Jersey. 
2021 State Cup Schedule and Results: Click Here

Archived Results:

2019 State Cup Schedules and Results:  Click Here   

2018 State Cup Schedule and Results - Click Here

2017 State Cup Schedule and Results:  Click Here

2016 State Cup Schedules/Results:  Click Here

2015 State Cup Schedule/Results - Click Here

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.
Tournament Format
The format of the PA West Soccer State Cup features single elimination play for the U13-U19 age groups.    

Seeding: The top four teams finishing the previous year's tournament will be seeded in order of finish provided the team has continuity of roster with the previous year’s roster. The champion will be the Number One seed and the finalist the Number Two seed, the Number Three seed will be the team that lost to the previous year's champion in the semi-finals, and the Number Four sedd will be the team that lost to the previous year's finalist in the semi-finalist.  

All other teams (U13 and older) will be blind drawn into a second round group or first round game depending upon the number of entries in the age group and the number of groups needed per tournament rules. 

The U12 age group shall be blind drawn into a round robin competition that will advance teams into semi-final and final rounds.

Complete Games
The State Cup Committee reminds teams that any game reaching halftime shall be deemed a completed game if play is unable resume.

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.