2023 WESTON CUP & SHOWCASE February 18-20, 2023
Hurricane Ian Update (10/5/22), as it relates to the Weston Cup & Showcase. The 2023 Weston Cup & Showcase is 100% a go, both in Weston and in Naples. The soccer facilities in Naples, and the Paradise Coast Sports Complex re-opened on Monday, October 3 and will be hosting tournaments and events this month and November. All the tournament hotels are operational, hotel room blocks, options are available as planned for the Weston Cup & Showcase. Any hotel questions, please email our hotel coordinator, Vinny Agostino at email@example.com.
We expect no issues with the Weston Cup & Showcase in February, tournament as normal. Please keep us posted with any additional questions. Thank you.
As the largest youth soccer tournament in Florida and one of the biggest in the United States, The Weston Cup & Showcase is Florida’s premier Presidents’ Day Weekend Tournament for boys & girls teams. In 2022, the Weston Cup & Showcase had 900+ teams from throughout Florida and multiple states that competed nine facilities which included over 40 playing fields in Weston, Davie, Coral Springs and Naples. Note, per US Soccer international teams were not able to participate in 2022, and for 2023 we are expecting international teams from Europe, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. Weston Cup & Showcase has been recognized as one of the top-15 youth tournaments in the United States, click here for details.
Note: Teams that have school on Monday, February 20, teams will be placed in Divisions/Flights that will play their Finals on Sunday, February 19, 2023.
The tournament will offer five levels of competition: MLS Next (by invitation). Showcase, Gold, Silver, and Bronze for U9 through U19/20 boys and girls teams. For 2023 we are again expecting roughly 900 teams from throughout Florida, out-of-state and internationally. The Weston Cup & Showcase is sanctioned by Florida Youth Soccer Association (FYSA) & US Club Soccer.
February 18-20, 2023
WHEN: Competition will begin on Saturday, February 18 and the tournament concludes with Finals on Monday, February 20. It is possible that teams may begin play on Friday evening, February 17. Teams from out of the area who wish to play on Friday, in an effort to spread out their games, may also be able to do so, but no guarantees can be made to accommodate such requests. If you need to play on Friday night, please email the tournament director at firstname.lastname@example.org
WHERE: The Weston Cup & Showcase is played in the Broward & Collier Counties in Weston, Plantation, Coral Springs, Davie & Naples, Florida. Specific age groups will be assigned and play at respective facilities/fields throughout the weekend. Click here for Divisions/Flights play locations.
LEVELS OF PLAY:
The MLS NEXT flights are by invitation only and is for MLS Next clubs. U13, U14, U15, U16, U17 & U19 divisions will be offered. Teams will play three games over 4 days (Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday). Round robin play with Champions determined by overall points. Any questions, please contact Luis Mendoza at email@example.com or Bill Fisher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
U15, U16, U17 & U19 Age Group Brackets: Highest level of competition. Teams that compete regionally and nationally. Top Division I teams (National and Regional level teams) from across Florida, out-of-state, and international teams are expected to participate. The showcase divisions will be played in tournament format with group and playoffs/finals. Several college coaches and scouts will be at the Weston Cup to observe players participating in the Showcase Division.
High lever Division I teams from across Florida and out-of-state teams are expected to participate making this a highly competitive event at the GOLD Divisions.
Silver Division is for competitive Division 1 and Division 2 travel teams. Teams from Florida and out-of-state are expected to participate in the SILVER Divisions.
Bronze Division is primarily for recreational teams and new travel teams seeking comparative competition.
The U13 (U12 11v11) division is designed for true U12 teams looking to prepare for 11v11 play. Depending on the number of teams may have 1-2 flights.
The U11 (U10 9v9) division is set-up for U10 teams only looking to transition from 7v7 play to 9v9 play. Depending on the number teams, may have 1-3 flights (Gold and Silver).
The U9 Future Stars division is set-up for U8 teams only. Note that the U9 Future Stars will play under the U9 rules
The Weston Cup & Showcase is a GotSport tournament and teams will be eligible for tournament points based on performance. Teams may pay by credit card online via GotSport.
Note: Palm Beach County clubs and teams that have school on Monday, February 20 will be placed in Divisions/Flights that will play their Finals on Sunday, February 19.
Teams/clubs wishing to pay by check should make their check payable to Weston FC and indicate which team (registration number) the check is for and mail it to:
C/O Weston Cup & Showcase
4581 Weston Road, #264
Weston, FL 33331
Any teams registering after the deadline will be placed on an active waiting list depending on availability based on the size of the divisions and flights.
- $750.00 for U9 & U10 (playing 7 v 7)
- $775.00 for U11 & U12 (playing 9 v 9)
- $875.00 for U13 & U14
- $950.00 for U15 and older
Referee fees are included in the tournament registration fee. Entry fees received after the Monday, January 9, 2023 deadline date will incur an additional $50.00 late fee.
In partnership with [U18] Sports Medicine, Athletic Trainers will be onsite at all facilities.
- Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 3 games.
- Referee fees are included in the registration fee.
- U8 and U10 teams play 7-a-side and may carry up to 12 players.
- U11 and U12 teams play 9-a-side and may carry up to 16 players.
- U13 to U19 teams play 11-aside and may carry up to 22 players on their roster but only 18 players can play in any given game.
- U9 – U10 age group teams will play 7v7 and roster size cannot exceed 12 players (4 guest players).
- U11 – U12 age group teams will play 9v9 and roster size cannot exceed 16 players (5 guest players).
- U13 age group teams will play 11v11 and roster size cannot exceed 22 players (6 guest players).
- All 14U and older age groups will play 11v11 and be limited to a 22 player roster size from which the gameday roster for a given game may not exceed 18 players.