The Pennsylvania Cup, sanctioned by US Club Soccer, will kick off its inaugural competition and crown the first true Pennsylvania state champions July 29-30 in Philadelphia. Boys and girls U12-U17 teams will contest the inaugural Pennsylvania Cup pitting foes from the eastern half of the state against their western counterparts. Eastern Pennsylvania teams will qualify for the event by finishing as the champion or finalist at the US Club Soccer Regional Qualifying Cup, which begins April 22-23. Open to all US Club Soccer members regardless of league affiliation in Eastern Pennsylvania, US Club Soccer Regional Qualifying Cup applications and additional details can be found online here
. Applications are due by Thursday, March 30. US Club Soccer is the sanctioning body of Leagues United, the organizing body of the US Club Soccer Regional Qualifying Cup.