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2019 Phoenix Desert Cup

Entry Fees:

  • $995 for U12 to U14
  • $1295 for U15 to U19
  • All Games Filmed Ages U16 – U19 Click Here

The Phoenix Cup – Part of the WORLDWIDE SHOWCASE SERIES– will be attracting the best teams from the US and Canada! Over 100+ college coaches and scouts register.  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!

We are happy to announce we have hit an all time high of 330+ team applications with 270 accepted teams.  The Phoenix Cup is committed to excellence.

WHEN: Event runs from March 22-24, 2019.  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.

Note: Games kick-off Friday morning at 10am.  All teams are expected to play games on Friday.

WHERE: The Phoenix Cup will be played at some of most prime time fields on the west coast

  • Scottsdale Sports Complex – ages U12 – U14
  • Reach 11 Sports Complex – ages U15 – U19
  • Game Film Available for teams U16 – U19 Click Here

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=66743

Final Deadline to Apply is February 23.  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.

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 travel teams booking hotel rooms must use the selected hotels provided by the Phoenix Cup must follow the stay and play policy.  Any travel team not complying with the 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 22-24, 2019


Feb 23, 2019

All US Soccer Members – USYS, US CLUB, AYSO & International FIFA Members
This is an USYSA Sanctioned Tournament – 2018/2019 season

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

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

Entry Fees:

  • $995 for U12 to U14
  • $1295 for U15 to U19

Michael Rocca
Email Us: info@phoenixcup.com


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