September 1-4, 2023

Milton, Ontario

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Register your team for Target USA CUP Qualifier Canada and compete for a chance for free player fees at Target USA CUP, the largest youth soccer tournament in the world!

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September 1-4, 2023

Target USA CUP Qualifier Canada is open to all teams (club, intraclub, interclub and tournament teams) that participate in the 8U-18U age divisions and are registered and in good standing with their state and/or national association. Teams are accepted on a first-come first-serve basis. The event is sanctioned by Milton Youth Soccer Association.

Tournament Details

  • Tournament ranking committee will place teams into a flight that best fits the team’s competitive ability
  • Tournament reserves the right to combine age groups, depending on the total number of teams in identified age divisions
  • Teams will be notified prior to the tournament if groups are to be combined
  • Age groups may be flighted to help parity of competition if a group exceeds eight teams.
  • Please Note:
    • All Toronto metro area teams should be prepared to play games starting Friday at 3 p.m.
    • All visiting teams should be prepared to play games starting Saturday at 8 a.m.

Click the following sections to learn more. Please email [email protected] for more information.

  • 8U (5v5): $250 CAD
  • 9U-10U (7v7): $350 CAD
  • 11U-12U (9v9): $450 CAD
  • 13U-14U (11v11): $895 CAD
  • 15U-18U: $995 CAD
  • Voucher Policy: If your team needs to drop from the event you have the option to receive a voucher that is good for the following events listed below, a request for a voucher must be completed by August 1.  At this time we are not offering refunds for this event.
    • 2024 Target USA CUP Qualifier Texas
    • 2024 Target USA CUP Weekend
    • 2024 Target USA CUP 
    • 2024 Target USA CUP Qualifier Utah
    • 2024 Target USA CUP Qualifier Canada
  • Weather Cancellation Policy. If cancellation of the entire tournament occurs due to weather conditions, each team will receive a voucher in the amount of the tournament fees and may be used for specified 2024 events only and the 2024 Target USA CUP Qualifier. This does not apply to weather delays, shortened, rescheduled games and/or cancellation of tournament games after the event has begun.
  • Event Cancellation Policy. The following policy will be enacted IF an event hosted by the National Sports Center or Round Rock Multipurpose Complex  MUST be canceled by the directives of the Province of Ontario or the Public Health Ontario. Please know that our top priority on making decisions moving forward will be the safety and health of our players, coaches, referees, employees and fans.

    Team will receive a refund for your event entry. Team registration refunds will be processed at 100% of the registration total. Refunds will be credited to your account by no later than December 31, 2023. *Please note that if a team elects to drop prior to the event, the above voucher policy will be in effect. This includes teams making their own decision to withdraw prior to the potential cancellation. If a customer (club, team, individual) is required to quarantine due to illness or exposure to the COVID-19 virus, and are unable to participate for this reason, a refund will not be issued unless done within the parameters of the existing policy.

  • Deadline is Friday August 3, 2023 or when divisions fill. 
  • Played at the Lions Sports Park and Milton Community Park.
  • Three-game guarantee
  • World Cup groups, top teams advance to playoff round
  • Game Lengths
    • 15U-18U 70-minute games, 80-minute finals
    • 13U-14U 60-minute games, 70-minute finals
  • Three-person referee system (13U-19U)
  • 13U-19U Toronto metro area teams should be prepared to play games starting Friday after 3 p.m.
  • Played at the Lions Sports Park and Milton Community Park.
  • Two-game guarantee
  • No scores or standings
  • Game Lengths
    • 8U – 40-minute games
    • 9U-10U – 50-minute games
    • 11U-12U – 60-minute games
  • One-person referee system (13U-19U)
  • 8U will play 5v5 format
  • 9U-10U will play 7v7 format
  • 11U-12U will play 9v9 format

Each player who is on first or second place team will receive a medal and coach will receive a trophy.

Champions of the top division in each age group 13U-19U  will also receive a free player fees to 2023 Target USA CUP Weeklong event. 

All Jamboree teams, each participant will receive a tournament gift.

The rules for the Target USA CUP Qualifier Canada will be presented in PDF format for easy download and printing coming soon

  • 2023 Qualifier Canada Rules Coming Soon!
  • In the 9U-11U age groups, when a player deliberately heads the ball in a game, an indirect free kick (IFK) should be awarded to the opposing team from the spot of the offense. If the deliberate header occurs within the goal area, the indirect free kick should be taken on the goal area line parallel to the goal line at the point nearest to where the infringement occurred. Players should not be given a red card by heading the ball off of the goal line, this should be awarded with an indirect free kick as stated above.
  • Glasses: It is recommend for those who wear glasses to wear a strap or sports-type glasses to participate in games. The referee has the authority to determine if the glasses can be worn.
  • Casts: It is recommended for those who have a hard or soft cast to wrap it with bubble wrap and an ace bandage. Prior to the game check with the referee. The referee has the authority to determine if they can play with the cast.

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