Elite youth soccer clubs from around the globe have been competing in the Dallas Cup since its inception in 1980. These clubs continually bring players that go on to reach the highest levels of professional soccer. Over 420 FIFA World Cup games have been played by former tournament participants, including David Beckham, Landon Donovan, Clint Dempsey, Giovani Dos Santos, and 2006 World Cup winner, Andrea Pirlo.
The application process will continue for U.S. based teams through November 21, and through November 30 for international teams. The application process for Dallas metro teams will be announced at a later date.