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The State Cup Competitions consist of two cups: The US Youth Soccer Eastern NY State Championship and Arch Challenge Cup.  Each team will play a minimum of three games in "group play" and winners will advance to a single elimination round.  U19 play will be single elimination. When possible, group play will be regional for the Arch Challenge Cup.  Group Play for Arch Challenge Cup Fall Play, U10-U12 has begun.  Spring play for both Arch Challenge Cup U13-U17 and ENYYSA/NCS Cup U12-U18 is now open.





2016 state cup (B)FINAL


The US Youth Soccer Eastern NY State Championship

Normally a highly competitive tournament, comprised of mostly premier and other top tier level teams, the "open cup" is nonetheless open to ALL teams that play under the ENYYSA. Please stay updated by checking our website, a new format it coming soon!

  • Single elimination
  • Winners in each age group advance to the regional competition
  • Teams Qualify for GotSoccer Points
  • A 3 Referee System used for all age groups and matches when available
  • ENYYSA provides support to teams advancing to the Regional and National tournaments


Registration Will Open for U12-U18 in September

Registration Will Open Open for  U19 in September







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The Arch Challenge Cup

This tournament not only provides an opportunity for all U10 and U11 teams and those U12 through U17 teams that participate at the next tier level of competition to compete in a state level competition, but the competition is offered in two flights (Platinum and Gold) to further group teams based on their competitive levels (see Eligibility Restrictions and Flight Guidelines link below). Top tier level teams are not eligible to enter this competition.

The U10 through U12 age groups begin play in the Fall, 2016 and U13 - U16 age groups begin play in the Spring, 2017. Registration for the Fall, 2016 competition is open now and closes on August 24, 2016. Registration for the teams that begin play in the Spring, 2017 opens in late August, 2016 and closes February 12, 2017. Entry fee for both the Platinum and Gold flights is $200 (excludes referee fees).

  • Preliminary round in a group play format
  • Each team will be scheduled to play three games in the group play round
  • Teams will be grouped geographically (North/North Central/ Greater NYC area/Long Island) in the group play round wherever possible to reduce travel distances
  • Advancing teams move into single elimination round beginning in Spring, 2017
  • Teams Qualify for GotSoccer Points
  • Arch Challenge Cup Eligibility Guidelines
Registration for U13-U16 will open in the SPRING


More information:

Cup Calendar 

Contact Information - TBA

Arch Challenge Cup Fall Brackets - will be posted after draw 9/1/2017

Arch Challenge Cup Eligibility Guidelines

Frequently Asked Questions

Rules, Forms, and How To's 



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