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2024 State Cup Revised Format

2024 NYSW State Cup Format

NYSW is introducing an updated format for the 2024 State Cup. Following are the details:

  • Playdown Format will now be self-schedule group play with all teams guaranteed 2-3 games (depending on number of teams in bracket)
    • Blind draw to be held earlier to provide ability to schedule games prior to finalizing other tournament/ league schedules.
    • Games can be played over a 3-month period., March 1st - May 19th. 
  • Final Four weekend will be Semi-Finals/ Finals at SUNY Cortland on June 1-2, 2024
    • Games to be played on Saturday & Sunday only
    • It is anticipated that all games will be held at the SUNY Cortland complex.
  • In addition, we have eliminated the minimum # of age-appropriate players for the 17U - 19U age groups. 


State Cup Registration Link

We are utilizing GotSport for State Cup registration.  Click Here for detailed steps on submitting your application.


You will need the following details to complete the registration process:

  • GotSport Log-In Details for your team account
  • 2023/2024 Qualifying League
  • 2023 NYSW State Cup Result
  • 2023 Qualifying League Result
  • Cell Phone & Email address of primary contact & coach
  • Credit Card for payment - the application fee is $595.00 and due at the time of application





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2024 State Cup Calendar

Activity 2024 Dates
Registration Opens  18-Sep
Registration Closes at 7PM 1-Dec
Blind Draw - 6 PM ZOOM Call 18-Dec
Play Down Match-Ups Released 19-Dec
Flexible Self-Scheduling Begins  
Games can be played March 1 - May 19, 2024  
Home Team provides field for game  
Roster Freeze Deadline 9-Feb
Playdown Game Schedules due by 5:00pm 16-Feb
The schedule for all games must be provided at this time  
Any unscheduled games will be scheduled at a Date/Time/ Location determined by NYSW  
Playdown Games to Begin after 1-Mar
ODP Development Weekend 27-28 Apr
Completion Deadline for All Games 19-May
State Cup - Cortland, NY (June 1 is an SAT Test Date) 1-2 Jun
East Region ODP Tournament 7-9 Jun
East Region Championships – West Virginia 27 Jun - 3 Jul
National Championships – Disney ESPN Park, FL 23-28 Jul


As a reminder: If you are participating in State Cup and have players born outside of the US, the International Transfer Clearance (ITC) process must be completed for each player prior to the first playdown match.  This can be a lengthy process so get started now!  Additional details can be found here.