Kick off the excitement of the fall with one of our most popular tournaments on campus! Fall Cup will set the stage for two competitive weekends for both boys and girls divisions. Over the tournament, watch close games unfold as these athletes leave it all on the field!
  • Girls September 28, 2024 - September 29, 2024
  • Boys October 5, 2024 - October 6, 2024

NSC Fall Cup

Age Ranges: 9U-15U and High School
Sanctioned by partners Minnesota Youth Soccer Association (USYS), and Twin Cities Rush Soccer Club (US Club Soccer)
  • Boys and Girls Registration Deadline: September 6, 2024
  • Girls Weekend Early Bird Discount : EBFCG24
  • Boys Weekend Early Bird Discount: EBFCB24
  • Girls/Boys Early Bird Deadline: August 16, 2024
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Additional Information

NSC Fall Cup is our last outdoor tournament of the season and draws over 300 teams from around the Midwest.

Fall Cup is open to all teams (club, intraclub, interclub and tournament teams) that participate in the 9U-15U and High School (16U-19U) age divisions and are registered and in good standing with their state and/or national association.

Events are sanctioned by partners Minnesota Youth Soccer Association (USYS) and Twin Cities Rush Soccer Club (US Club Soccer). Teams are accepted based on application and will be notified by September 1 is they are accepted.

  • All games start Saturday.
  • Divisions fill quickly, application deadline in August 31 or until division fills.
  • Tournament ranking committee will place teams into a flight that best fits the team’s competitive ability.
  • The tournament reserves the right to combine age groups, depending on the total number of teams in identified age divisions.
  • Teams will be notified prior to the tournament if groups are to be combined.
  • Age groups may be flighted to help parity of competition if a group exceeds eight teams.

Registration Deadline –

    • Girls Weekend Registration – August 30th, 2024
    • Boys Weekend Registration – September 6th, 2024

Required Forms Deadline –

    • Girls Weekend Required Forms Deadline – Sept. 13, 2024
    • Boys Weekend Required Forms Deadline – Sept. 20, 2024

All four steps must be completed by the Required Forms Deadline. Required Forms includes completing the NSC Roster, Player Waivers, Submit/Upload Current Player Passes), and Submit/Upload Travel Documentation (if applicable). 

Team Manager/Coach – Please follow the instructions below to start the required forms process for the event. 

  1. Clicking on the Invite Members link at bottom of this email which will take you to your EventConnect registrations.
  2.  Click View Events and then select the Dashboard button.
  3.  Copy the “Share Invite” link on the left side below your team name and send this out to each team member. They will input their information and agree to the player waiver before joining the team. This step is REQUIRED for all players to be listed on your tournament roster.
  4. In the center of the screen click the ‘COMPLETE SURVEY’ link beside “Concussion Training / File Uploads incomplete” to upload the necessary documents.

Final Team Check-in – All teams are required to send one (1) team representative to check-in 90 minutes prior to the team’s first game.

  • Location: Welcome Center Building (1750 105th Ave NE Blaine, 55449) 
  • Time: 90 Min. Prior to the team’s first scheduled game.  
  • What is needed? Physical laminated player and coach passes are required at check-in and before each game, along with any outstanding documents needed for the event.
  • Pro Tips: 
    • Anyone (Coach, Manager, Parent, etc.) can check in for the team at Final Team Check-in. 
    • Arrange player passes in the same order as your roster to ensure you have all passes and for a faster check-in. 

US Club Soccer Teams

  • All non-Minnesota teams must provide a copy of their official US Club Soccer roster by the deadline.
  • View the US Club Soccer Tournament Hosting Application below.

US Youth Soccer Teams

  • Request Official State Roster and Travel Documentation (Not required for Minnesota MYSA teams )
    • Contact your USYS state association for an official state roster and Notification-to-Travel to a USYS sanctioned tournament. Copy of approved travel permit and state roster must be on file before Final Team Check-in.
    • 2024 Application to Host Tournament

United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA)

  • Must provide an official state roster from association
  • Certificate of Insurance
    • Must be on file before Final Team Check-in.

Canadian Teams

  • Request Team Notification-to-Travel and Official Province/Club Roster
    • Contact your province/club for official state roster and Notification-to-Travel to a USYS sanctioned tournament. Copy of approved travel permit and province/club roster must be on file before Final Team Check-in.
    • 2023 Application to Host Tournament provides information necessary to complete your province’s notification-to-travel application.

2024 NSC Fall Cup Girls schedules will be available by Monday September 23 by 5 p.m.

2024 NSC Fall Cup Boys schedules will be available by Monday September 30 by 5 p.m.

Scheduling requests are due by September 1. Please click here to email with any questions.

*Due to the size of this tournament we are not able to work around Fall League games during either NSC Fall Cup Weekend. We advise all teams to reschedule games to a different date or after 6 p.m. on Sunday of either weekend.

  • 50-minute games
  • Four-game guarantee, no playoff
  • No standings or scores are kept
  • 7v7 format
  • All players receive bag tags
  • 50-minute games
  • World Cup groups, to teams advance to playoffs
  • Three-game guarantee
  • 7v7 format
  • 1st and 2nd place teams receive medals
  • 50-minute games; 60-minute finals
  • World Cup groups, top teams advance to playoffs
  • Three-game guarantee
  • 9v9 format
  • 1st and 2nd place teams receive medals
  • High School divisions are made up of teams 16U through 19U of both genders, multiple flights will be created based on the registrations.
  • 60-minute games, 70-minute finals
  • World Cup groups, top teams advance to playoffs
  • Three-game guarantee
  • 11v11 format
  • 1st and 2nd place teams receive medals

Please see the age categories for the tournament.

Each player who is on first or second place team will receive a medal and coach will receive a trophy.

Refund Policy

Refunds will not be issued. Teams dropping from the tournament prior to August 30 (Girls Fall Cup) & September 6 (Boys Fall Cup) will receive a voucher in the amount of the team fee paid. The voucher is valid within one year of the event and can be used for the following NSC tournaments Using the voucher is based on availability and does not guarantee acceptance into the event.

  • NSC College Showcase
  • NSC Kickoff Challenge
  • NSC Spring Cup
  • USA CUP Qualifier Minnesota
  • NSC All American
  • NSC Fall Cup

Teams dropping from the tournament on or after August 30 (Girls) & September 6 (Boys) will not receive a voucher.

Weather Cancellation Policy. If cancellation of the entire tournament occurs due to spring weather conditions, each team will receive a refund in the amount of the tournament fees or a voucher to be used at future NSC 2024 and 2025 events. This does not apply to weather delays, shortened, rescheduled games and/or cancellation of tournament games after the event has begun.

Event Cancellation Policy. The following policy will be enacted IF an event hosted by the National Sports Center MUST be canceled by the directives of the State of Minnesota or the Minnesota Department of Health. Please know that our top priority on making decisions moving forward will be the safety and health of our players, coaches, referees, employees, and fans. Team will receive a refund for your event entry.

  • Team registration refunds will be processed at 100% of the registration total. Refunds will be credited to your account *Please note that if a team elects to drop prior to the event cancellation, the above refund policy will be in effect. This includes teams making their own decision to withdraw prior to the potential cancellation. If a customer (club, team, individual) is required to quarantine due to illness or exposure to the COVID-19 virus, and are unable to participate for this reason, a refund will not be issued unless done within the parameters of the existing policy.

The National Sports Center has frequent opportunities for competitive vendors to support campus events. Please apply by completing the request form below to be considered for an event. The National Sports Center will contact you upon receipt of your completed document. 

Vendor Request Form

NOTE: Submitting this form does NOT guarantee that you will be selected as a vendor. 

The National Sports Center thanks you for your interest in doing business with us.

Event Contacts

Tournament Fees

  • 9U/10U Jamboree


  • 9U/10U Competitive


  • 11U/12U


  • 13U-15U/High School



Last Year’s Champions

  • 15 Boys Yellow Prior Lake Lakers
  • 14 Boys Orange Fusion SC 09B Select 1
  • 14 Boys Yellow NSSA 09B Academy 2
  • 13 Boys Orange Lakeville SC 10B Select
  • 12 Boys Orange Fusion SC 11B Academy 1
  • 12 Boys Maroon PIZM Wildcats
  • 11 Boys Orange Fusion SC 12B Academy 1
  • 11 Boys Maroon PIZM Wildcats
  • 10 Boys Orange MTA 13B Nike
  • 10 Boys Yellow NSSA 13B Academy 2
  • 9 Boys Orange NSSA 14B Academy PLUS
  • 14 Girls Orange - Manitou FC 09G Copas
  • 13 Girls Orange Manitou FC 10G Sambas
  • 13 Girls Yellow MTA 11G PreECNL
  • 12 Girls Yellow Mahtomedi SA Veenis
  • 11 Girls Orange MTA 12G Nike
  • 11 Girls Yellow MTA 12G Swoosh
  • 11 Girls Maroon Mahtomedi SA Blue
  • 10 Girls Orange NSSA 13G Academy 1
  • 9 Girls Orange Fusion SC 14G Academy 1

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