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Maryland to Host Championship of Regions

Winners from Regions I, II & III Play for Titles

Yinz & Bays among those competing in national event. (28 July) The finale of the 2019 cup season is the Championship of Regions with teams from Region I, Region II & Region III competing for three titles. Region I and the Maryland State Soccer Association will host the event at Troy Park in Elkridge, Maryland on 16 & 17 August.


Friday will feature the semifinals with Yinz United hosting ASC New Stars of Region III (Texas South) in the Werner Fricker Cup, the Amateur Open Championship. The other semifinal will see Region I champion Lansdowne Yonkers FC of Eastern New York against Ft Wayne SC from Region II (Indiana).

The Maryland Bays will battle for the Gerhard Mengel Cup, the Over-30 Championship, as it goes up against Nashville United FC of Region III (Tennessee), which won the Cup last season. The Region I winner Pancyprian Freedom O30 of Eastern New York will meet AAC Eagles O30 of Region II (Illinois).

The third title will be the National Over-40 Cup with Region I champion West Chester United of Eastern Pennsylvania facing Illinois side Jake Stars Punishers of Region II while Region I finalist Fairfield GAC FC of Connecticut squares off against defending national champion Kickers FC O40 of Region III (Florida).

Schedules & updates can be found at the Region I site.



Team Registration for 2020 Cup Teams

The Stewart Cup along with the Maryland Over-30 and Maryland Over-40 Cups qualify the Maryland champion for the USASA Region I qualifiers. The Stewart winner will compete for the Amateur Cup for the Fritz Marth Trophy, the O-30 champion will advance to the Gerhard Mengel Cup, the National Over-30 Championship, while the O-40 qualifies for the National Over-40 Cup. The Morton Cup is a state only competition that is open to non-MSSA affiliated teams. Registration will open in October.


Morton Cup Registration 30/40 Cup Registration


The Rowland Cup this season will be played as the Maryland Champions League. The top teams from the Maryland Major Soccer League and the Washington Premier League will compete to qualify as the state entry to the Werner Fricker Cup, the Amateur Open Championship. Below are the teams selected. 

Maryland Major Soccer League

  1. Academy FC
  2. Christos FC
  3. Steel Pulse FC
  4. World Class Premier


Washington Premier League

  1. Brainstorm FC
  2. Capital City
  3. Fighting B.O.B.s
  4. Yinz United



 

US Open Cup
1940 - Baltimore SC
Werner Fricker US Open Cup
2005 - Baltimore Colts
2014 - Maryland Bays
US Amateur Cup
1969 - British Lions SC
Gerhard Mengel US Over-30 Cup
2012 - Christos FC O-30
2013 - Christos FC O-30
2014 - Christos FC O-30
US Under-23 Cup
2002 - Baltimore Bays

 


Upcoming Schedule
  • 15 Sep - Maryland Champions League
  • 22 Sep - Maryland Champions League
  • 6 Oct - Maryland Champions League
  • 20 Oct - Maryland Champions League
  • Mid-October - Registration opens for 2020 Cups


Cup Links


2019 MSSA Cups

     

     

    Maryland National Champions 

    National Challenge Cup
    (US Open Cup)

    1940 - Baltimore SC

    Werner Fricker Cup
    National Amateur Open Champion

    2005 - Baltimore Colts
    2014 - Maryland Bays 
    2016 - Christos FC      
    2018 - Christos FC      

    US Amateur Cup

    1969 - British Lions SC
    2016 - Christos FC      

    Gerhard Mengel Cup
    National Over-30 Champion

    2012 - Christos FC O-30
    2013 - Christos FC O-30
    2014 - Christos FC O-30
    2019 - Maryland Bays    

    US Under-23 Cup

    2002 - Baltimore Bays   

     

     



    Player Registration

    Players should use the proper link to register for their team to play in the MSSA Cups. Only for use by players not currently registered with a team. For players whose teams are playing in multiple cups, only register once for one cup. MSSA will multi-roster the player as appropriate. The registration fee is $12 and can be paid online by credit card. Submit a head shot/selfie as the photo. Do not upload driver's license.

    O40 Player Registration



     
     

     

     
     

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