The Stockton Cup is a Premier Tournament and will only accept applications/registrations from USSF, USYSA and international FIFA affiliated club, league, select, or association boys and girl’s teams as defined by the USYSA and the USSF. The Stockton Cup reserves the right to not select any team whose actions or behavior is deemed not to be in the best interest of youth soccer.
All games will be played at the Stockton, California Fields, and various soccer specific fields in surrounding Cities.
The Stockton Cup age groups (U-9 to U-14) will play in divisions of 16, 12, 8, 6 or 4 teams. Each team is guaranteed three (3) games. Bracket play will consist of three (3) games. Saturday and Sunday. Semi-Finals and Finals are on Sunday.
The Stockton Cup is for teams wants to challegance for a top level competition
Acts of God:
Rain or other weather conditions during the tournament shall not delay play unless the referee determines the field to be unsafe for play, or the venue determines that field damage will result due to continued play. In the event of such a delay or postponement games, the tournament will endeavor to rescheduled such games in a reasonable manner, if possible. If games cannot be rescheduled or played due to rain, weather, or other Acts of God there will be no refund or credit of fees.
Players Age Groups:
The tournament will host U9-U14 age groups for boys and girls.
Teams may register/roster a maximum of 26 players for the U16, U17, and U19 age groups with a maximum of 18 players suited up per game; 18 players for the U11 through U15 age groups, 14 for U9 and U10. A team may use up to 5 guest players but any team utilizing guest players is still limited to the stated maximum roster size. Note: Rosters are frozen once the first game is played and no additional players may be added after the competition has started.
Tournament Points System:
3 Points for each Win
1 Point for each tie
O Point for each Loss
Maximum Players on the field
– U9 – U10: 7v7
– U11 – U12: 9v9
– U13 – U18: 11v11
Length of Games
– U9 – U10: 2x 25-minute halves – 5 minutes between halves
– U11 – U12: 2x 30-minute halves – 5 minutes between halves
– U13 – U18: 2x 35-minute halves – 5 minutes between halves