300 Top Teams, 140+ Clubs from over 20 States and Canada

Phoenix Desert Cup Showcase Teams

The Phoenix Cup – Part of the WORLDWIDE SHOWCASE SERIES– will be attracting the best teams from the US and Canada! Over 120+ college coaches and scouts will be registered.  This has become a staple event for west coast teams to prepare for their state cup.   There’s no better place to play and be recognized!

The 2017 Phoenix Cup had over 300 team applications with 226 accepted teams. 2018 Phoenix Cup will only accept 130 Girls and 130 Boys Teams, once filled – registration will close.  Get your application in today.

The Phoenix Cup is committed to excellence.

WHEN: Event runs from March 23 – 25, 2018.  Competition will begin on Friday and the tournament concludes with Finals on the Sunday.  Given the number if out of state teams, there is no guarantees to accommodate schedules requests.

WHERE: The Phoenix Cup will be played at some of most prime time fields on the west coast – Phoenix – Reach 11, Scottsdale Sports Complex, Rose Mofford Sports Park, Red Mountain Sports Complex and Quail Run Sports Park.  Specific age groups will be assigned and play at respective facilities/fields throughout the weekend.

Age Groups: U12 – U19 (B/G) – brackets will be set according to team overall ranking.

Register Today – https://events.gotsport.com/forms/app/Default.aspx?eventid=60215

Early Application Deadline is December 1st, Final Deadline February 15.  Entries whose payment is not received by December 1st will pay the increased entry fee after Dec. 1st.  The completed Check and gotsoccer application (with team, gender, and age group noted on the check) should be mailed to:

Rated Sports Group LP – P.O. Box 607 Ventura, CA 93002

Credit Card Payment can be made through gotsoccer, once accepted – credit card option will be setup in your account.    ***Entry fee to be sent within 2 weeks of submitting the team application.  Refunds will be made to all teams not accepted.  Note: Teams who are accepted and withdraw from event do not receive a refund.

Partial refunds will be made if the tournament is canceled due to weather or Acts of God, half of the entry fee will be retained.

Acceptance notifications will be e-mailed shortly after the deadline. Early acceptance may be granted for teams traveling from outside the state of Arizona, with the decision made within two (2) weeks after receiving the application provided the application and payments received before the deadline.

Applications will be accepted from teams affiliated with USYSA, US Club Soccer, Canadian Soccer Association and FIFA affiliated youth soccer associations outside of the United States.


  • $995.00 for U12 – U14
  • $1195 for U15 and older.

TRAINERS & MEDICAL STAFF: Athletic trainers will be onsite at all facilities.

TOURNAMENT FORMAT: Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 3 games.  All age brackets play into a finals. Referee fees are included in the registration fee. U12 will play 9 aside in accordance to US Soccer rules.  U13 to U19 teams play 11-a-side and may carry up to 22 players on their roster but only 18 players can play in any given game.


U12 are allowed 4 guest players (included in the roster maximum)

U13 and up are allowed 6 guest players (included in the roster maximum)

Hotel Requirements
THIS IS A STAY AND PLAY EVENT FOR TRAVEL TEAMS.  All teams booking hotel rooms must use the selected hotels provided by the Phoenix Cup which is being managed by Housing Connections to ensure competitive rates are offered at quality hotels.  Any travel team not using the approved service will NOT be permitted to participate in the tournament and a refund will not be issued. Once accepted and team entry paid, you will be given access to book hotels.

Any teams registering after the deadline will be placed on an active waiting list depending on availability based on the size of the divisions and flights.

Phoenix Desert Cup Showcase

At A Glance

March 23-25, 2018

December 1st, 2017

Feb 15, 2018

All US Soccer Members – USYS, US CLUB, AYSO & International FIFA Members
This is an USYSA Sanctioned Tournament – 2017/2018 season

AGE DIVISIONS – (**birth year):
U12, U13, U14, U15, U16, U17, U18/19

Groups comprised of Diamond, Premier, Platinum, Gold, Silver

U12-U14 – $995
U15-U19 – $1195

Michael Rocca
Email Us: info@phoenixcup.com


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