Cal North Presidents Cup is the qualifying cup competition for the US Youth Soccer West Region Presidents Cup. It is a competition created for mid-level Competitive teams. Recreational teams may enter Presidents Cup although Founders’ Cup is a more appropriate cup product for the vast majority of Recreational teams. We generally recommend Presidents Cup for mid-to-upper-level competitive teams that successfully compete in the Silver, Silver Elite or Gold level of competition. The Cal North Presidents Cup offers brackets in the U13 through U18 age groups.
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Level of Play:
Recreational teams or Competitive teams that compete in league play and tournaments at the Gold or lower level. Presidents Cup is recommended for mid-level to upper-level competitive teams that may be the first or second tier competitive team within their club or league. Teams that participated in the 2017/2018 Cal North State Cup quarterfinals, semifinals or championships or teams that compete in the highest division of a Regional Playing League (CRL) are not eligible to enter are not eligible to enter Presidents Cup and should select State Cup as their cup option.
All eligible registered teams must meet the following criteria
- Must be registered with a US Soccer affiliated organization.
- Must play in an approved league with at least three other teams and play at least a game against three different teams at least once.
- Must be registered with Cal North in order to be accepted to play in Presidents Cup
Playing League Requirement:
Participation in a non-Cal North playing league such as NorCal Premier or other playing league sanctioned by a US Soccer organization where the team plays against at least three other teams will fulfill the requirement necessary to participate in Cal North Presidents Cup however the players, team administrators and the team must register with Cal North and have Cal North credentials in order to be accepted. Simply stated, a team’s qualifying playing league does not need to be a Cal North playing league but they must have Cal North credentials to participate in Presidents Cup. To obtain your Cal North credentials to participate in our cups check first with your local league registrar on how to best obtain credentials. If your local league and district notify you that they are unable or unwilling to register your players and team, please contact Emanuel Lusca, the Cal North Registration Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org to get information on how to proceed with registering through one of the existing Commissioners’ Leagues.
Under 13 – Under 18 Boys and Girls
March 23-24, 2019, March 30-31, 2019
April 6-7, 2019 (alternate weekend)
We have two weekends designated for Presidents Cup. The schedule will ultimately depend on the number of applicants and the available venues. Games will be scheduled on April 6-7, 2019 only in case of rain out.
March 1, 2019
Cal North Presidents Cup is the qualifier for US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup Series. Presidents Cup Champions and in some instances a team that is selected to fill a wildcard slot will advance to compete for a regional championship at the US Youth Soccer West Region Presidents Cup Championships in Norco, CA Tuesday, June 11-Sunday, June 16, 2019.
Dates and venues subject to change for circumstances beyond the control of cup organizers