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25th Annual
Youth Soccer
May 19-20, 2018

Countdown to Concord Cup XXV

See you on May 19-20, 2018




  This tournament is unrestricted. Teams registered in good standing with any U.S. Soccer Federation affiliate are eligible to apply.


Entry fees for Concord Cup XXV are: $650 for 9U & 10U teams and $750 for all other age groups 11U through 19U. The tournament is open to AYSO, US Club Soccer and USYSA/CYSA teams.

Age groups for teams in Concord Cup this year are ALL determined on a calendar year basis for the 2017-18 soccer year. Example: 2004 players are 14U.

This year we will be paying referees for all games. Team wishing to provide volunteer referees for 6 assignments will receive a $125 check after the tournament in lieu of the referees receiving pay.  

Remember that the main factors in determining team acceptance to Concord Cup are the date of application, receipt of entry fee payment.

Please read the following carefully:

To register online and participate in Concord Cup XXV you must follow these guidelines:

1. Contact information including 2 (or more) different email addresses per team for Team Coach, Assistant Coach or Team Manager. It is required that when completing the team information page, you have a minimum of 2 separate email addresses. These names with DIFFERENT phone numbers and email addresses CAN NOT be from the same household!  If you are using a spam filter, it is your responsibility to add and to your safe list.  There were occasions in past seasons when information was sent to teams and they claimed to have not received it.  100% of Concord Cup communication to our teams will be via email.

2. Referee requirements: If you wish to receive the $125 referee rebate your team must provide the name(s) AND email addresses of referee(s) who will complete a minimum of 6 volunteer assignments. 

If you are not interested in receiving the rebate we are still encouraging teams to supply us with the names and contact info on referees who are interested in working at Concord Cup and being paid.

3. All payment of Concord Cup entry fees must be by check. AYSO Regions (not teams) must submit checks for their teams. US Club Soccer and USYSA teams may submit a team check. Please include team name, gender and age group on every check. All checks are payable to Concord Cup Soccer and must be mailed to:

   Concord Cup Soccer

   573 Mt. Olivet Pl.

   Clayton, CA 94517-1609

Do not mail your application in any postal format requiring a signature. Make sure the team, gender and age group are written on check! DO NOT INCLUDE team rosters, travel papers, etc. with your application and payment. All those documents are needed at May 18 check-in.

No application will be processed until a check has been received and deposited. Checks will be deposited upon receipt. Any team which applies and is not accepted will be sent a refund check upon notification that they are not in the tournament, unless they wish to remain on a waiting list.

Any returned check will be charged an additional $35 and that resubmission of the entry fee (including the extra $35) must be by a cashier’s check or money order.

Entry fees increase by $25 after April 1, 2018.

4. A team which withdraws more than 30 days before the start of the tournament (prior to April 19, 2018) will receive a full refund. If a team withdraws after that date and is replaced by another paid team in the same age/gender bracket, they may be given a refund at the discretion of the tournament committee (minus monies paid for items purchased or costs incurred by tournament). If the withdrawing team cannot be replaced by another team paying full entry fee, no refund will be given.

5. AYSO ROSTER SIZE --There are AYSO National roster limits and playing rules for teams playing in a bracket with AYSO teams.

Maximum roster size per age group in AYSO brackets is: 10U (2008-09) is 10 players, games 7v7; 12U (2006-07) is 12 players, games 9v9; 14U (2004-05) is 15 players, games 11v11; 16U (2002-03) & 19U (1999-2001) is 18 players, games 11v11.

Please do not submit more players on your roster than your age group allows!  GotSoccer’s player card format limits player’s names to 24 characters including hyphens, apostrophes and spaces. Include ID number for each player.

For all games through 14U with AYSO teams, players must play a minimum of half the game (2 quarters). AYSO Elite teams who apply to take part in a mixed bracket with club teams but end up in an AYSO-only bracket must adhere to these rules on roster size!

6. US CLUB SOCCER/USYSA ROSTER SIZE -- For brackets that include US Club Soccer and USYSA teams (and AYSO Elite teams wishing to play in that bracket), maximum roster size per age group is: 9U (2009-10) and 10U (2008) is 14 players, games 7v7; 11U (2007) and 12U (2006) is 16 players, games 9v9; 13U (2005), 14U (2004), 15U (2003), 16U (2002), 19U (1999-2001) is 18 players, games 11v11.

Please do not submit more players on your roster than your age group allows! GotSoccer’s player card format limits player’s names to 24 characters including hyphens, apostrophes and spaces. Include ID number for each player.

7. Priority Entry Deadline is March 15, 2018. After March 15, 2018, the entry fee for all teams will increase by $25.

8. ROSTERS -- Teams must submit player names for roster by April 20. Changes can be made to the roster through May 14 so that game cards are complete and accurate with player’s names and uniform numbers. Once you are registered in GotSoccer your team will have a log-in name so that you can adjust your contact information or roster.

9. TEAM CHECK-IN – Mandatory team check-in is at the Hilton Concord Hotel on Friday, May 18, from 6-9 p.m. There are no exceptions to that check-in date. Special arrangements must be made for Regions or Club wishing to check-in more than 2 teams at the same time on May 18.

10.  TEAM ACCEPTANCE – Generally speaking, we begin accepting teams in early April. Some teams may be accepted before then based on full flights (usually 8 teams). Until we get closer to the tournament the only communication teams will receive from Concord Cup after a team applies and gets email confirmation of the application is if we have not received payment or there are questions about the proper age group and flight teams should be in.

Complete tournament rules and procedures will be posted at a later date. We look forward to having you join us for Concord Cup XXV.




Concord Cup XXII results

Please check out our HISTORY page for complete results of every Concord Cup since our founding in 1994.  The page also includes notes on the event and our Concord Cup chairman was honored by the Concord Human Relations Commission!


See complete list of Concord Cup championship games.