The Louisiana Open Cup is a single-weekend tournament for teams not competing in The State Cup, the Louisiana Presidents Cup or the Bob Abbott Cup - all Recreational teams and all LCSL teams in Division 3 or below at 13U and older. Seeding will be based upon requests of each team as well as results in the LCSL. Teams can opt to play in the Gold, Blue or Red Division. The goal is to permit teams to compete at a high level while still finding competitive parity between teams.
April 27-28, 2019
Moore Park, Lafayette
Hotels and Accommodations
The Louisiana Open Cup, like all Louisiana Soccer State Tournaments, is a "Stay to Play" tournament. This means all teams participating in "The Open" 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 visit the Anthony Travel LSA Tournament webpage
Rainout / Make-up Weekend Refund Policy
In 2017 LSA started inserting a rainout weekend for the Bob Abbott Cup and the Open Cup into our state tournament schedule. However, in 2019 Easter is so late in the spring that we are unable to build in a Rainout date. Should either the Bob Abbott Cup or the Louisiana Open Cup be rained out in its entirety, teams will 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.
Wednesday, April 10th - Tournament Registration Deadline
Monday, April 15th - Club Confirmation, Payment and Transmittal Form
Monday, April 15th - Roster Freeze Date
GOLD All LCSL Division 3 teams (and all Academy teams at 10U) will be placed in GOLD, but this Division is also open to LCSL Division 4 and 5 teams as well as to Recreational teams that want to challenge themselves at a higher level of competition.
BLUE All LCSL Division 4 and 5 teams not opting to play in GOLD will be placed in the BLUE. BLUE is also open to Recreational teams.
RED All Recreational teams not looking for the challenge of playing in GOLD or BLUE will be placed in RED.
$400.00 per team
Roster Freeze Date
Monday, April 15th
1. To register your team for the Louisiana Open Cup
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