The Illinois Cup is a state championship tournament open to Illinois Youth Soccer member travel and high-level rec teams.
The Illinois Cup offers two levels of play:
This in-state only tournament follows a similar format as the other Cup competition (State & Presidents) and offer teams that State Cup or Presidents Cup may not be right fit for, the chance to experience a state-wide tournament.
For the Illinois Cup Silver: Only teams or players that play in the following are NOT eligible for the Illinois Cup Silver:
ANY Illinois Youth Soccer member team (inlcuding tournament only teams) are eligible for the Illinois Cup GOLD Division
Fall Illinois Cup Age Groups
Registration for the Illinois Cup will be done thru the new GotSport system. YOUR PREVIOUS GOTSOCCER LOGIN WILL NOT WORK AND YOU WILL NEED TO CREATE A NEW LOGIN. If your team/club has participated in 2021 Midwest Conference and/or the US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Events than you should have a new GotSport login.
Roster FREEZE once a team plays their first group play match.
48-hrs prior to a team's first match they must enter players into their GotSport roster (instuction here: How To Enter Your Roster Into GotSport)
Teams must also email a copy of their league roster showing all players in GotSport to email@example.com no later than 48-hrs prior to their 1st match
Team can mutually agree to move games scheduled for October 14-16 to a location other than Rockford at an EARLIER date. To submit a mutually agreed upon game change send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org