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The Bob Abbott Cup is named for US Youth Soccer Hall of Fame inductee, Bob Abbott of Baton Rouge. For more than 30 years, Bob served as a coach, club officer and former LSA President, Bob embodies the spirit of commitment to the game and to our kids. The Bob Abbott Cup is for all 11U and 12U teams that competed in the LCSL during the season. As a single weekend tournament it is designed to be a fun and competitive environment. There are no State Champions crowned at the "Bob" so the emphasis can be entirely on player and team performance rather than outcomes. Coaches, players and their parents should use this tournament to measure how far these young players have come in their development over the course of the year. 

 
ANNOUNCEMENT
Due to the widespread presence of COVID-19 across Louisiana and Governor Edwards' Stay-at-Home Proclamation, the Louisiana State Tournaments have had to be rescheduled and compressed. As the situation in our State is ever-changing, so, too, are our State Tournament plans. As of April 1, 2020 the Bob Abbott Cup will be run as follows:
 
All 11U and 12U LCSL teams will be invited to a mini-Bob run over 2 weekends. The first weekend will be 11U and the second will be for 12U. Because our State Tournament schedule has been compressed, LSA can only accommodate a limited number of teams. All 11U and 12U LCSL teams are invited, but only the first 8 teams in each age/gender to apply  can be accepted. Teams will be seeded according to league results. The goal is to field 2 4-team brackets in each age/gender. Teams play Round Robin style on Saturday and Sunday morning and the top team from each bracket will play in a final on Sunday afternoon. 
Schedule
May 23 - 24
11U Boys and 11U Girls 
Site:  TBD
 
May 30 - 31
12U Boys and 12U Girls 
Site:  TBD
 
Deadlines
Wednesday, May 8th - Tournament Registration Deadline
Friday, May 15th - Payment, Registration Confirmation and Transmittal Forms
Monday, 18th - Roster Freeze Date
 
Entry Fee
$400.00 per team
 
Registration
 
1.   To register your team for the Bob Abbott Cup        CLICK HERE       
  
2.   Registration Confirmation Form.   After registering your team through GotSoccer above, each team must submit their Registration Confirmation Form to their Club for appropriate signatures.
 
 
3.  Club Transmittal Form.   The Club  will then submit the Registration Confirmation Forms for ALL of the Club’s teams in a single package along with a Club Transmittal Form and a single check for payment of all teams. Please make sure to read the bottom of the online application before you sign and submit your paperwork and fees. LSA cannot accept Registration Confirmation Forms submitted by fax. They must all be mailed to:   Louisiana Soccer Association, 475 Gardere Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70820
 
 
Hotels and Accommodations
The Bob Abbott Cup, like all Louisiana Soccer State Tournaments, is a "Stay to Play" tournament. This means all teams participating in "The Bob" that are traveling from beyond a 100 mile radius of the tournament site, must book their accommodations through Anthony Travel. This was done to give our teams and soccer families the best available hotel benefits possible and to ensure all teams receive the protections LSA and Anthony Travel can negotiate with hotels. To go to the Anthony Travel/LSA Tournament webpage 
 
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Rainout / Make-up Weekend Refund Policy
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, there is no longer a rainout weekend for the Bob Abbott Cup this year. In the event the Bob Abbott Cup is canceled, each team shall receive a refund. LSA will endeavor to cancel tournaments on or before the Thursday prior to the tournament so as to give participants and families time to cancel hotel reservations and travel plans.
 
 

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