Louisiana Soccer Association hosts 4 state-wide tournaments every spring. For more specific information on any one or more Louisiana State Tournament, either click on the tournament name below or go to the specific tournament page listed in the menu to the left.
2018 State Tournament Schedule
March 16-18 18U-19U State Cup and Presidents Cup Group Play
March 23-25 18U-19U State Cup and Presidents Cup Playoffs
April 13-15 Bob Abbott Cup
April 20-22 Open Cup
April 27-29 Bob Abbott Cup and Open Cup Rainout
May 4-6 Presidents Cup Group Play (13U-17U)
May 11-13 Presidents Cup Playoffs (13U-17U) – Mother’s Day
May 18-20 State Cup Group Play (13U-17U)
May 25-27 State Cup Playoffs (13U-17U) – Memorial Day Weekend
The State Cup is the culmination of a full year of play in Division 1 of the LCSL from 13U up. The winner of each age/gender group in the State Cup will be crowned Louisiana State Champion. Each State Champion will represent Louisiana in the US Youth Soccer National Championship series at Region III Southern Regional Tournament and, if successful, at the National Championships. LCSL Division 1 teams will be seeded in the State Cup according to their LCSL results. In most age/gender groups there will be a round robin weekend and a championship weekend during which State Cup Semi-finals and Finals will be played.
The Louisiana Presidents Cup is the culmination of a full year of play in Division 2 of the LCSL from 13U and up. The winner of each age/gender group in the Presidents Cup will earn the title of Louisiana Presidents Cup Winner. Our Presidents Cup Winners will play in the US Youth Soccer Region III Presidents Cup. LCSL Division 2 teams will be seeded in the Presidents Cup according to their LCSL results. In most age/gender groups there will be a round robin weekend and a championship weekend during which Presidents Cup Semi-finals and Finals will be played.
All LCSL 11U and 12U teams are invited to participate in the single-weekend Bob Abbott Cup. This tournament is named to honor long-time coach, Region III Administrator, LSA President and US Youth Soccer Hall of Fame honoree, Bob Abbott. Teams will be seeded according to their LCSL results with the singular goal of making the tournament as competitive and fair for all teams as possible. There will be various divisions in the Bob Abbott Cup and play in each division will determine a winner.
The Louisiana Open Cup is designed for all Recreational teams and teams LCSL teams in Competitive 3 or below at 13U and older. It will be a single-weekend tournament. 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. For example, Recreational teams will be able to compete for the first time against teams that participated in the LCSL if they chose.
RAIN OUT POLICY: Should EITHER the Bob Abbott Cup OR the Louisiana Open Cup be rained out in its entirety, the Tournament will be played on the Rainout Weekend. If BOTH the Bob Abbott Cup AND the Louisiana Open Cup are rained out in their entirety, the Bob Abbott Cup will be played on the Make-up Weekend and the teams entering the Open Cup will receive a 75% refund of their entry fee. 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.