Maryland / USASA National Cups Registration Deadline is December 14th

Rowland (Open), Stewart Cup (US Amateur Cup) & the Maryland Over-30 (Gerhard Mengel O-30 Cup)

Cup action begins on 10 January. The Maryland State Soccer Association will hold cup registration through 14 December. The winners of the Rowland Cup (Werner Fricker Open Cup), Stewart Cup (US Amateur Cup) & the Maryland Over-30 (Gerhard Mengel O-30 Cup) will represent Maryland in USASA Region I qualifiers.

The Morton Cup is for teams that are not interested in competing for a national cup. It is also open to teams that are not members of one of our affiliated leagues. Non-affiliated teams must register all of their players with MSSA. Teams that enter the Rowland or Stewart Cups are not eligible to enter the Morton Cup. Check the cup entry pages for eligibility.

The competitions will start in January and should be completed by the end of March, weather permitting.  We highly encourage WPL teams to compete in the Maryland Cups and be mindful of the deadlines.  The fees for Cup participation are subsidized by the state association.  Fees are as follows:

Entry Fees:
Morton Cup - $100
Stewart Cup (USASA Amateur Cup)* - $100
Rowland Cup (Open Cup)** - $120
O30 Cup (George Menghel Cup)** - $100

* Winner represents MD in Region I.  Regional Champion competes at Nationals for USASA National Amateur title. 
** Winner represents MD in Region I.  Regional Champion competes vs Region II champion for semi-national title.  

Referee Fees:
$80/team per game

For more information and to register for the cups, go to the MSSA web site at this LINK.

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