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Independence CUP

September 1-4

Schedules to be posted by August 25th

Welcome to the 13th Annual Independence Cup. The Port Chester Soccer Club is pleased to invite you to apply to participate in our annual tournament to be held on September 1st to the 4th at Columbus Park Soccer, Port Chester, NY. In order to make this a special event the club invites academy teams from Europe, Mexico, Central, and South America. We also invite top select teams from other states in the US.

Cost for registration is $600, International teams with scholarship pay $300. REGISTER HERE.

The tournament is designated for U10 (2007) and U12 (2005) teams. Teams may have a maximum of 14 and 18 plays respectively with valid passes including photographs, medical release forms, and appropriate association approval. These will be checked the day of the tournament. Guest players will be allowed.

The tournament is open to all ranking teams on a first come first serve basis, the club reserves the right choose teams. All accepted teams will cover their own expenses. Rules for the day of can be found HERE.


  • Only two selected teams from each country will be awarded a scholarship
  • The process of selection will be done at the level of each individual country following guided rules of the tournament organizer
  • A maximum of two teams per age group per country will be awarded with the scholarship to participate in the Independence Cup
  • All awarded teams will receive: 50% discount in registration fee, room an board for players hosted by the organizer for a maximum of 7 days and 6 nights, 1 double room for accompanying staff at the Rye Town Hilton for a maximum of 6 nights. Paid field trip to Mountain Creek water park.  Please note all airfare ticket expenses will be the responsibility of the visiting teams
  • The organizer reserves the right to accept or deny any applications

Independence Cup features:

  • 3 games guaranteed
  • U10, 9 v 9, 30 minute game
  • U12, 11 v 11, 40 minute game
  • All games played on turf field
  • Special tournament pin & patch
  • Individual trophies presented to first place

Each year the Independence Cup is filled with applications so apply today for a place in this years international tournament. Register Here.