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Schwan’s USA CUP Flight Descriptions

  • Teams of all abilities, Elite to Recreational, are accepted into this flighted tournament
  • Teams will be accepted into the tournament without a flight
  • Flights will be created (Open, Gold and Silver) based on teams entered in the tournament, determined by the ranking committee. Additional flights may be created (Super Group and Bronze) if determined by the ranking committee.
  • All teams are ranked by June 15 based on their competitive ability and make up of teams entered in the tournament. Teams are able to enter updated information in the Team Manager Account.
  • Teams from outside of Minnesota with flighting questions should contact market@usacup.org.

Schwan’s USA CUP Flight Descriptions for Minnesota

Age Level MN Teams
9/10U Jamboree Maroon, Gold, Rec-Plus
9U Competitive Maroon, Gold
10U Competitive Maroon, Gold
11U Open Classic 1, Classic 2, Classic 3, Rec-Plus
12U (9v9) Open Classic 1, Classic 2, Classic 3, Rec-Plus
12U (11v11) Open Classic 1, Classic 2
13U Open Classic 1, Classic 2, Classic 3, Rec-Plus
14U Gold Midwest Regional League, Classic 1
14U Silver Classic 2, Classic 3, Rec-Plus
15U Gold Premier, Classic 1
15U Silver Classic 2, Classic 3, Rec-Plus
16U Gold Premier, Classic 1
16U Silver Classic 2, Classic 3, Rec-Plus
17U Gold Premier, Classic 1
17U Silver Classic 2, Classic 3, Rec-Plus
19U Gold Premier, Classic 1
19U Silver Classic 2, Rec Plus

Schwan’s USA CUP Weekend Flight Descriptions

  • Teams of the top two levels of competition are accepted in this tournament and is geared towards higher level competition.
    • Teams are not allowed to play up an age group in USA CUP Weekend.
    • Tournament-Only teams can apply to the tournament, but must provided information to the ranking committee for consideration of acceptance into the tournament.
  • All teams are ranked by June 15 based on their competitive ability and make up of teams entered in the tournament. Teams are able to enter updated information in the Team Manager Account.
  • Flights will be created based on teams entered in the tournament, determined by the ranking committee. 
  • Teams from outside of Minnesota with flighting questions should contact market@usacup.org.

Schwan’s USA CUP Weekend Flight Descriptions for Minnesota

Age Level MN Teams
U9/10 Jamboree Maroon, Gold, Rec-Plus
U11 Flights based on competitive makeup Classic 1, Classic 2, TCSL National, TCSL Regional
U12 Flights based on competitive makeup Classic 1, Classic 2, TCSL National, TCSL Regional
U13 Flights based on competitive makeup Classic 1, Classic 2, TCSL National, TCSL Regional
U14 Flights based on competitive makeup Midwest Regional League, Classic 1, TCSL National
U15-U19/20 Flights based on competitive makeup Premier, Classic 1, TCSL National
*Tournament Only teams can apply to the tournament, but must provided information to the ranking committee for consideration of acceptance into the tournament.