Schwan's USA CUP Weekend U14 & U16 Super Elite Eligibility and Format
Types of teams accepted: This is an international event. All teams registered and in good standing with their FIFA affiliated associations are invited to apply. In the United States all USSF affiliates are invited including US Club Soccer, USYS, SAY, AYSO.
Boys and girls teams accepted
Level of Competition: By invitation only
Format: 11 vs 11
Roster size: 18 for U14, 22 rostered 18 per match for U16
Number of players that may dress for any game: 18
Length of games non-finals/finals:
U14: 70 minutes/70 minutes
U16: 80 minutes/80 minutes
Ball size: 5
Awards: 1st and 2nd place teams will receive team trophy and individual medals
Minimum number of games: three
Playoff procedures: In USA CUP Weekend all teams play in a preliminary world cup group; the top two teams from each group advance to the playoffs. The remaining teams are eliminated.