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Atlantic Cup Facts


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The Atlantic Cup Quick Reference

-The Atlantic Cup is an unrestricted tournament sanctioned by the Virginia Youth Soccer Assn. All US Youth Soccer State Association member teams, US Club Soccer teams, and other national affiliate teams may apply. The tournament has permission to host travel teams (U9-U19) and Advanced teams with a maxiumum of 5 guest players.

-Last year the tournament consisted of 185 teams of both Elite and Classic Levels.

-The 2013 Atlantic Cup consisted of teams from over seven states and over 10 different leagues.

-The Tournament awards both 1st and 2nd Place with team medals and a coaches trophy.

-Tournament T-shirts will be available for presell at a discounted rate and will also be sold at the venues during the tournament.

-The Atlantic Cup remains as one of the largest tournaments that Southeastern Virginia offers.

-The Atlantic Cup is quickly growing as Virginia Rush's largest tournament offering both Bermuda grass fields and turf facilities to competing teams.

Competition and Rules

The Atlantic Cup will guarantee 3 games for all teams.  We will offer both Elite and Classic level flights for teams for ages U9-U19 in both Boys and Girls.  You can find the tournament rules by clicking the link below.

The tournament will have both Premier and Classic flights.  Flight placement is at the discretion of the tournament committee. The Atlantic Cup offers small-sided competition in age groups U9 - U12.  U9 - U10 format will be 7v7 and U11 - U12 format will be 8v8.

2013 Atlantic Cup Accepted Team List

Tournament Rules

Ages U12-U19 will feature a system consisting of three referees.  Those interested in refereeing for the tournament can contact the assignor, Antonio Arazia, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Hotel Accomodations

Being only minutes from the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Virginia Rush offers two services to assist you in your hotel accomodations in ensuring you have the best possible tournament experience possible.  Discount rates with our host hotel, The Founder's Inn and a booking service called Book My Group are here to assist you.  Follow the link to find out more.

Hotel Accomodations

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