The US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup is designed for those teams seeking additional challenges to play against teams of similar abilities for a national title. The cup provides a progressive, competitive experience to teams that might not otherwise get the opportunity to participate in a series of unique experiences highlighting competition, camaraderie and community from the state to regional to national levels of US Youth Soccer.
Regional qualifiers, known as US Youth Soccer Regional Presidents Cup events, will determine the teams competing in the National President Cup and feature boys and girls teams in the Under-14 through Under-17 age groups. US Youth Soccer Region 1 tradionally holds the regional competition over the Memorial Day Weekend. Teams that win at the regional level advance to play for the national championship later in the summer.
What is President's Cup?
President's Cup was designed to create a mid-level competition for those looking to play against teams of similar abilities for a National Championship Title.
Region I holds it annual President's Cup Championships over Memorial Day weekend. The site of the competition moves within the region from year to year. NYSW uses the 2nd Division of the Thruway League to deterime which teams are extended invitations to the regional qualifyer. In NYSW, invited teams cannot particiapate in the National Championship Series unless they forego their invitation to President's Cup.
To read the complete US Youth Soccer Policy on the President's Cup (dated 08/29/2015) - click here.