About the Los Angeles Cup

The Los Angeles Cup is a MUST ATTEND event this summer/fall for competitive youth soccer teams across North America!

QUALIFIER:  Group winners from each age will receive a FREE entry into the Thanksgiving Desert Super Cup tournament in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona this Fall. Check out DesertSuperCup.com

All US Soccer Members – US CLUB, USYS, AYSO  & International FIFA Members encouraged to play at this must-attend destination event. This is a US Club Sanctioned Tournament.

U9, U10, U11, U12, U13, U14, U15, U16, U17, U18/19

Groups comprised of Diamond, Premier, Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze

Three games are guaranteed, and this year and we are introducing a Championship Round with Awards on Sunday, to all 1st and 2nd place teams.


U15-U19 | $1050| 11v11

U13-U14 | $850 | 11v11

U11-U12 | $750 | 9v9

U9-U10 | $550 | 7v7

WHEN: August 5th – 7th, 2022

Competition will begin Friday afternoon August 5th – Sunday August 7th and the tournament concludes with Championships on Sunday, August 7th with last championship game ending 4:00 pm.

Given the number out of state teams, there are no guarantees to accommodate schedules requests.


August 5th – Evening Round Robin Play Begins  
4 PM – 8:00 PM

August 6th – Round Robin Play Cont.

8 AM – 8:00 PM

August 7th– Round Robin Play + Finals

8 AM – 4:00 PM


Lancaster Sports Complex  Fields Here

Parking: there will be a $5/day parking fee for each vehicle which is set by the city of Lancaster.

Final Deadline to Apply is July 8th.

Checks written to: Rated Sports Group – P.O. Box 607 Ventura, CA 93002

Credit Card Payment can be made through gotsoccer, once accepted – credit card option will be setup in your account. ***Entry fee to be sent within 2 weeks of submitting the team application. Refunds will be made to all teams not accepted.

Note: Teams who are accepted and withdraw from event do not receive a refund.

If the tournament is canceled due to weather or Acts of God, your team entry fee will be transferred to any future upcoming 2022/2023 events.

Acceptance notifications will be e-mailed shortly after the deadline. Early acceptance may be granted for teams traveling, with the decision made within two (2) weeks after receiving the application provided the application and payments received before the deadline.

Applications will be accepted from teams affiliated with USYSA, US Club Soccer, Canadian Soccer Association and FIFA affiliated youth soccer associations outside of the United States.

Once accepted and team entry paid, you will be given access to book hotels, however this is not a stay to play, teams may stay where they choose, for those that would like discounted group hotel rooms, contact Madison at housing@ratedtravel.net

Any teams registering after the deadline will be placed on an active waiting list depending on availability based on the size of the divisions and flights.

Important Forms and Documents

Sanction Documents

Sanctioned by US Club


Online Team. Check In Packet

Contact Ashlynn with Check-In Questions – ashlynn@ratedsports.com

Team Check List

Please follow the below checklist to complete your registration and prepare to compete!

  LA Cup is NOT a stay to play event however if you want to book room accommodations for your group most affordable contact our housing department at 805.515.9823  or email housing@ratedtravel.net

 Online Roster

MANDATORY: All teams must enter their rosters complete with bench personnel into the GotSoccer tournaments on-line document section no later than 14 days prior to start of event. The minimum required information is Name, Date of Birth, player ID number, Uniform number and gender. Revisions can be made to the roster up the night of team registration. This information will appear on the tournament game reports to be used by the referees for check-in on the field prior to each game. Teams failing to input this information are subject to removal from the event.
Access your Online Roster here.

Due Date: 21 days prior to event

Note about eligibility/age requirements: The player’s playing age is determined by the following USYSA guidelines for 2022/2023.

 Sanctioning/Player Cards


This tournament is sanctioned by US CLUB


In order to participate in this tournament all teams from outside the United States must have written permission and verification from US Soccer and their country’s Federation indicating authorization to participate in the Los Angeles Cup Tournament.

At least one team representative must attend and that representative must present the following documents:

  • Approved/Certified Roster from your State/National Association
  • Permission to Travel (not required from teams registered with CalSouth or  US Club Soccer)
  • Player/Coach Pass Cards
  • Completed Medical Waiver Forms


Schedules Live – August 1, 2022




Tournament Dates

Girls & Boys Showcase: August 5th – 7th, 2022

Final Application Deadline
July 8th, 2022

Schedules Released
August 2nd, 2022


U18/U19 | 11v11
U17 |  11v11
U16 |  11v11
U15 |  11v11
U14 |  11v11
U13 |  11v11
U12 |  9v9
U11 |  9v9
U10 |  7v7
U9 |  7v7

Parking: there will be a $5/day parking fee for each vehicle which is set by the city of Lancaster.

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