District II Fall Cup

 
The District II Fall classic is the largest tournament in CYSA-North. Registration for the 2013 - 2014 playing season is now open. Past results may be viewed here.
 
  

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District II Cup History

The District II Fall Cup is unlike any other youth soccer competition in Northern California. Each year, through the efforts of hundreds of volunteers, the District II Cup brings together boys' and girls' competitive and sometimes recreational teams from ages U9 – U19 for weekends of fun.
 
The District II Cup has grown to be an enormous event. Annually, 550 to 600 teams participate over three weekends — making the District II Cup the largest youth soccer competition in CYSA-N, and one of the largest in California.

The District II Cup has two primary purposes:
  • Fundraising — Proceeds are used to fund many different programs in the district, and are also deposited into our special account for building new playing fields.
  • Competition — The two weekends give District II teams and selected teams from neighboring districts a chance to test themselves in a cup-style competition (as opposed to regular league play) against their peers.
 
To facilitate balanced competition, an attempt is made to divide large age groups according to team record, and to "seed" within groupings. Several things are important to note about this process:
  • This is not "March Madness," nor the NCAA soccer championships. There is no full-time, paid committee to consider "power ratings" or strength of schedule, in order to rank the 550+ teams and make it a perfect process. (What's more, when was the last time that there were no arguments about the NCAA's seeding?)
  • Seeding is based on performance in last year's fall league and District II Fall Cup play, as well as in the league standings to-date.
  • Spring play, including the District II Spring Cup, is generally not considered — because spring is considered a developmental season.
  • Remember that the U14 – U19 District II Fall Cup is seeded in early September, before there has been much, if any, league play. For the U9s – U13s, about half of the current season can be taken into account.
 
Once the groupings and match-ups are set, the information is then forwarded to the individual host leagues, which must find fields (never easy), create schedules, and assign referees (also a perennial challenge). Delays sometimes occur due to rain-outs, field closings by cities and park districts, scheduling problems, and plain old human shortcomings.
 
In virtually every league the majority of work falls on a very small minority of volunteers. If you'd like to contribute to the District Cup's success and help enhance the process — get involved!
 
The District II board is committed to continuing to tackle this monumental undertaking each year to offer boys and girls a fun soccer experience, and to raise money for the District's many worthwhile programs.
 


District II Fall Cup Results

Click the appropriate link to view the Fall Cup results for the indicated year.
 
2012 Results
2011 Results
2010 Results
2009 Results
2008 Results
2007 Partial Results

 


 

The Near Post

2014 District II Spring Cup

Click HERE to apply now and save! After 4/15 teams will be accepted on an as needed basis.
 
        Date  Age Groups
        6/7 & 6/8
 U8 - U10
        5/31 & 6/1   
 U11 - U19

 

U8-U10  
$275
Early Bird - until 3/11
$325
3/12 to 4/15
$375
After 4/15 (includes late fee) 
   
U11 - U19
 
$400
Early Bird - until 3/11
$450
3/12 to 4/15
$500 After 4/15 (inlcudes late fee)

 

Click on the link for 2013 Past Results.

For the list of accepted teams click here.

 

CCSL Spring 2014 League

CCSL Spring League registration is now open. Spring 2014 age groups are the same as Fall 2013. Applications close on February 24.  Click here to start the registration process!

 

District 2 team fees are $100 for U8-U19 and $250 for U11 to U19.

Teams will play a schedule of 8 to 10 games, with first games the weekend of March 29.

 

For more information on D2 CCSL Spring play, click here.

 

D2 - Spring 2014

District II and CalNorth Premier Leagues are pleased to offer your teams 2 new Programs/Leagues:

 

Spring Open Premier

  • U9 through U19  - Registration deadline is February 21
  • Click here for information and to register for this program.

 

Spring 5v5 - U7-U8

  • Registration deadline is March 9
  • Click here for information and to register for this program.

 

The two Leagues are designed to address the needs expressed by DOCs in the Bay Area

  • A league for the very young members of their clubs that adds the game factor to their development program - 5v5
  • An un-divided, inclusive League that crosses the boundaries of players registration - OPEN League
  •  Flexibility of mixing players in Premier level teams, of playing in more than one League event and of adding games vs. other interested opponents(i.e. scrimmage games).

 

 

 

District II Coaching Courses

For information about CYSA coaching courses that have been scheduled, click here.

 

 
 
 
 

 

District II Referee Classes and Fun Runs

Click here to view the dates and times when the entry level Grade 8 Referee Clinics are being offered.  This year's dates and additional information for District II "Fun Runs" and written tests for referees who are upgrading to Grade 7 or above can be found here.

 

 

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