South Dakota Futsal State Cup
2017 South Dakota Futsal State Cup Schedule
The SD Futsal State Cup is the first step of the US Futsal Federation National Championship Series. Below is more information about the tournament and the format.
When: January 20-22, 2017
Where: Dakota Wesleyan University; 1200 West University Avenue, Mitchell, SD 57301
Rules: The South Dakota Futsal State Cup will abide by the tournament rules used in the US Futsal National Championships; US FUTSAL TOURNAMENT RULES
Qualification: Players and coaches must first be registered with South Dakota Futsal Association (an affiliate of US Futsal) before a roster can be submitted to register for the event. For more information about registering please select the tab in the menu. Only one team per division and gender is allowed to enter from each club. Team registration will open on November 1st for the state tournament, but players and coaches must be registered with SD Futsal before a team's application is complete.
Format: The tournament is open to teams 12U-19U in both boys and girls divisions. Each division will be limited to six teams organized into two brackets of three. Every team will be guaranteed three games. Both finalists from each division are required to represent South Dakota at the North Central Regional Championships in Sioux Falls. As the hosting state for the Regional Finals the 3rd and 4th place teams will be available to possibly fill any wildcard spots at the North Central Championships.
IMPORTANT NOTICES: Teams who finish as a finalist at the Futsal State Cup are required to represent South Dakota Futsal Association at the Northcentral Regional Championships in Sioux Falls, April 14-16. State Cup fees are due at the time of team registration, State Cup bond is due at the time of roster freeze (January 9th, 2017). Teams who do not fulfill their Regional Championship commitment will be fined the Regional Tournament fee plus bond to pay for a replacement team from the SD Futsal State Cup division.
All player, team, coach, and tournament rules will follow US Futsal tournament guidelines (please see the link to these rules in the menu bar to the left). South Dakota teams who advance to the Northcentral Regional Championships will have rosters opened until the Regional Roster freeze date (April 1st, 2017), however only players from within the club will be allowed to be added between freeze dates.