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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
  • Teams are able to enter updated information about their team in the Team Manager Account until June 15.
  • 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. Teams are placed in flights based on the information provided by the team to the tournament, research by ranking committee and other teams registered.
  • Teams from outside of Minnesota with flighting questions should contact market@usacup.org.
  • Final placement is up to the ranking committee using the above guidelines.

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

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.
  • Teams are able to enter updated information about their team in the Team Manager Account until June 15.
  • Flights will be created based on teams entered in the tournament, determined by the ranking committee. Teams are placed in flights based on the information provided by the team to the tournament, research by ranking committee and other teams registered.
  • Teams from outside of Minnesota with flighting questions should contact market@usacup.org.
  • Final placement is up to the ranking committee using the above guidelines.

USA CUP Weekend Flight Descriptions for Minnesota

Age Level MN Teams
9/10U Jamboree Maroon, Gold, Rec-Plus
11U Flights based on competitive makeup Classic 1, Classic 2, TCSL National, TCSL Regional
12U Flights based on competitive makeup Classic 1, Classic 2, TCSL National, TCSL Regional
13U Flights based on competitive makeup Classic 1, Classic 2, TCSL National, TCSL Regional
14U Flights based on competitive makeup Midwest Regional League, Classic 1, TCSL National
15U-19U 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.