US Open Cup Championship 2013 Schedule and Format Team Division

The US Open cup Championship 2013 will start form 14 May to 1st or 2nd October 2013 at held on United States. The 100th edition of Us open cup championship 2013 officially announce tournament Schedule and matches format with teams division updates Information available here at this page. Lamar Hunt U.S open cup 2013 100 this year, and the grand old event is celebrating with the biggest, richest party of its long history.The process of determining the host venues for the tournament’s latter rounds.

US open cup championship features arcading to Schedule 68 teams includes and playing in seven rounds 1st four round is stage round start on 7 May to 12 June 2013 and 2nd round is Quarter  finals rounds start on 26 June after that semi final and final round if played on 7 Aug to 2 Oct 2013. The tournament defending champions are Sporting Kansas City and winner of the competition will receive a $250,000 cash prize and a berth into the 2014–15 CONCACAF Champions League while the runner-up will received $60,000 and the top finisher from each lower division will receive $15,000.

US Open Cup Championship 2013 Schedule and Format Team Division

US Open Cup Championship 2013 Schedule and Format Team Division

Play-in round on May 7 (2 games):
One NPSL team will play the U.S. Club Soccer representative, and a second NPSL team will play the USSSA representative

First round on May 14 (18 games):
The two winners from the play-in round plus the 30 other amateur teams in the field, plus four USL PRO teams: the Dayton Dutch Lions, Pittsburgh Riverhounds, Phoenix FC Wolves and VSI Tampa Bay FC. Phoenix and Tampa Bay are expansion teams this year.

Second round on May 21 (16 games):
The 18 winners from the first round plus the remaining eight USL PRO teams, plus the six NASL teams. It’s worth noting that the New York Cosmos, which will join the NASL for the autumn half of its 2013 season, will not participate in this year’s Open Cup.
In addition, the Puerto Rico Islanders do not participate in the Open Cup at all. FIFA and CONCACAF classify Puerto Rico as a separate entity from the United States for international soccer competitions.

Third round on May 28 (16 games):
The 16 winners from the second round plus the 16 MLS teams. Why 16 MLS teams instead of 19, you might ask? The three Canadian teams – Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver – don’t participate. They contest their own national championship with Canada’s lone NASL team, FC Edmonton.

Fourth round on June 12 (8 games): Now the real knockout fun begins.

Quarterfinals: on June 26

Semifinals: on August 7 or 21

Final: on October 1 or 2

The Us Open cup 2013 Championship Schedule and match format with team division Information on here available at this page. Last year marked the first Open Cup in a long time with any coin flip-based hosting. Home teams in rounds before the semifinals were determined by a coin flip if both participating teams bid to host. The Open Cup includes 12 USL Pro (division three) teams, six NASL (division two) sides and all 16 US-based MLS clubs as well as 34 amateur teams from a range of leagues. All MLS teams will enter the competition at the Third Round (round of 32) stage, which takes place on May 28.

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