General Information

General Information

TOURNAMENT DATES: January 14-15, 2023

RAINOUT DATES: January 21-22, 2023

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  January 3, 2023 @ 11:00 pm

U8/2015 to U10/2013 - $575
U11/2012 to U12/2011 - $650
U13/2010 to U15/2008 - $750

The tournament is played under 2022-2023 Season age groups

Teams must use 2022-2023 Player ID Cards.

The Anaheim Cup is open to all Boys & Girls U8/2015 - U15/2008. 

This tournament is unrestricted. Teams registered in good standing with any U.S. Soccer Federation affiliate are eligible to apply.”

The Tournament is Sanctioned by US Club Soccer & Cal South/US Youth Soccer.

Player ID Cards need to ALL be from the same National Association (i.e USYS-Cal South or US Club Soccer or AYSO) Player ID CARDS cannot be mixed. This includes guest players.

If you have guest players that need an ID Card for one the National Associations - USYS- Cal South, US Club Soccer or AYSO, contact your Club/Organization Registrar and ask them to Register the player in the National Association the Club is an Affiliate/Member with.

This is a tournament sanctioning rule and has to do with insurance. It is not just an Anaheim Cup rule. 

Refunds will be made to all teams not accepted.

Requests for (DROPS) withdrawals from the tournament will only be accepted from Administrators (Contact Person or Coach) listed on the teams application for the tournament.

** Refunds provided to teams that drop prior to the deadline, will be assessed a $75.00 administrative fee.

Teams that drop after the January 3, 2023 deadline will forfeit their entire application fee.

U8/2015 & U10/2013 Age Groups play 7v7

U11/2012 & U12/2011 Age Groups play 9v9

U13/2010 to U15/2008 Age Groups play 11v11

Tournament Dates: The tournament will be held on January 14-15, 2023. The tournament spans two days with pool play Saturday and Sunday concluding with championship games Sunday afternoon.

Rainout Dates: January 21-22, 2023

Late Registration: Teams applying after January 3, 2023 will be accessed an additional $75.00 and will be placed on a waiting list.

Acceptance of any team that submits an application after the deadline is at the sole discretion of the tournament committee. Any late team that is not accepted will receive a full refund.

Loaned Players:  Unlimited loaned players will be allowed.                                                           

Maximum Roster Size:

  • U8/2015 & U10/2013 - 12 Players
  • U11/2012 & U12/2011 - 16 Players
  • U13/2010 & U15/2008 - 18 Players

Games: Each team is guaranteed a minimum of three (3) games.


  • U8/2015 & U10/2013 Age Groups play 7v7
  • U11/2012 & U12/2011 Age Groups play 9v9
  • U13/2010 to U15/2008 Age Groups play 11v11

Duration of preliminary games and semi-final games:

  • U8/2015 to U15/2008 games 50 minutes

 Championship Games are as follows:

  • U8/2015 to U10/2013 ~ 50 minutes
  • U11/2012 to U12/2011 ~ 60 minutes
  • U13/2010 to U15/2008 ~ 70 minutes

Bracketing: It is the intent of the tournament to bracket in flights of 6, 8 or 12 teams. Variations may occur based on total teams entered or subsequent team drops.

Awards: Each participant will receive a tournament pin.

The 2023 Anaheim Cup Award will be presented to the championship coach.

Medals: Champion and Finalist medals will be presented to those teams participating in the final match