Take a sneak peek at some of the exciting things happening at the 2022 Dallas Cup presented by Coca-Cola and the 2022 Dallas Cup Girls Invitational presented by Mary Kay this April
Kick offs for the 2022 Dallas Cup presented by Coca-Cola and the 2022 Dallas Cup Girls Invitational presented by Mary Kay are right around the corner. We have some exciting news coming soon, but we wanted to provide a sneak peek at some of what you can expect this April.
Dallas Cup is proud to be an elite, invitation-only tournament. We received nearly 500 team applications from 18 countries across the world. In total, the 2022 Dallas Cup will showcase more than 250 of these elite teams from U12-U19 divisions.
An exciting development surrounding the 2022 Dallas Cup is the return of international competition, which is one of the cornerstones of the tournament. Spanning all four hemispheres, teams applied from 18 countries and 5 continents, and we are thrilled to welcome back our friends from abroad.
As the world, and the tournament, strive to return to "normal" following the pandemic, we will once again showcase a strong U.S.-based contingent of elite teams. Stateside teams applied from all corners of the country and in total, 22 states had teams apply for the tournament. In keeping with our missing of providing elite competition, we are proud to announce that all of the 2021 Dallas Cup champions will be returning to defend their title.
U19 Boys – Solar MLS NEXT (TX)
U18 Boys – Future SC Monarchs (MD)
U17 Boys – Baltimore Armour MLS NEXT (MD)
U16 Boys – Dallas Texans ECNL (TX)
U15 Boys – FC Dallas Academy (TX)
U14 Boys – San Diego Surf SC (CA)
U13 Boys – Houston Dynamo Academy (TX)
U12 Boys – San Diego Surf SC NPL (CA)
U19 Girls Invitational Presented by Mary Kay – Crossfire Premier ECNL (WA)
U18 Girls Invitational Presented by Mary Kay - Solar FDL (TX)
U17 Girls Invitational Presented by Mary Kay - Solar ECNL (TX)
U16 Girls Invitational Presented by Mary Kay - Solar U15 ECNL (TX)
2022 Dallas Cup "By the Numbers"
With 250+ teams taking part in the tournament, more than 5,500 participants will hit the pitch this April.
560 matches will be played at the 2022 edition of the tournament. Each team is guaranteed a minimum of three games before the elimination stage of the tournament begins. Teams will play more than 36,000 minutes of soccer throughout the week.
Games are played on 36 fields at 5 venues throughout the metroplex, including two world-class stadiums (Cotton Bowl Stadium and Toyota Stadium).
Partnerships with global referee academies allow Dallas Cup to attract referees with impressive officiating pedigrees. More than 200 referees, including several international officials, will cover games this April.
13 "Boot and Ball" championship trophies will be awarded by the conclusion of the tournament.