COMPETITIVE CUPS & LEAGUES
VIRGINIA RUSH COMPETITIVE CUPS & LEAGUES
VIRGINIA RUSH CUP PLAY
The goal of Virginia Rush Soccer Club within the age groups of U12-U19 Boys/Girls is to enter a team in every state cup age group and contend for or win – a championship. Teams will be formed to enter the VYSA State Cups with this goal in mind. The teams formed in each age group will be placed in the appropriate state cup; Virginia State Championships or President’s Cup.
VIRGINIA STATE CUP
The US Youth Soccer National Championship Series is the country’s most prestigious national youth soccer tournament, providing approximately 185,000 players on over 10,000 teams from US Youth Soccer State Associations the opportunity to showcase their soccer skills against the best competition in the nation while emphasizing teamwork, discipline and fair play.
The Virginia State Cup is part of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series. Selected VA Rush teams for age groups U13-U19/U20 will be selected to participate in the Virginia State Cup. The State Cup Champions will advance to the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series Region I Event. Champions from the Region I event will advance to the National Finals.
VIRGINIA PRESIDENT′S CUP
The US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup is designed for those teams seeking additional challenges to play against teams of similar abilities for a national title. The cup provides a progressive, competitive experience to teams that might not otherwise get the opportunity to participate in a series of unique experiences highlighting competition, camaraderie and community from the state to regional to national levels of US Youth Soccer.
The Virginia President’s Cup is part of the US Youth Soccer President’s Cup Series. Selected VA Rush teams for age groups U13-U17 will be selected to participate in the Virginia President’s Cup. The President’s Cup Champions will advance to the US Youth Soccer President’s Cup Region I Event. Champions from the Region I event will advance to the National Finals.
VIRGINIA RUSH LEAGUE PLAY
The other goal of the Virginia Rush Soccer Club within these age groups is to win and/or compete for a league championship. The top team (Rush) in each age group will play in the Club Champion’s League (CCL) and the other teams (Nero, Azul) in each age group will compete in the Virginia Soccer League (VSLI).
CLUB CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
Virginia Rush “Rush” Teams
Club Champion’s League (CCL) teams will play 8-9 league games with games split between home and away. The league includes 18 clubs from around Virginia and Maryland including Arlington, Beach FC, Stoddert, Elliot City, Frederick, FC Richmond, Fredericksburg, Lee-Mt. Vernon, Loudoun, McLean, Northern VA, Potomac, Roanoke Star, SOCA, SYA, Legacy, Herndon, Alexandria and Virginia Rush.
VIRGINIA SOCCER LEAGUE
Virginia Rush “Nero” & “Azul” Teams
Virginia Soccer League (VSLI) teams will play 7-8 league games with games split between home and away. Clubs from Richmond to Outer Banks compete in the VSLI.