State Cup National Cup Pathways
The National Cup is US Club Soccer’s cup-based national championship series. Qualifying U-13 through U-18/19 teams from National Cup Regionals and qualifying state cups advance to the National Cup Finals.
Teams that participate in the SOCAL State Cup have the unique opportunity to qualify directly into US Club Soccer's National Cup Finals in Denver, CO.
Winners and finalists of the Super Cup & Elite Cup in the U13-U19 age divisions will qualify to compete in the top two brackets of the National Cup Finals. The Super Cup finalists will be seeded in the top bracket & the Elite Cup finalists will be seeded in the second highest bracket for the National Cup Final.