State Cup Proposal
2012/13 State Cups:
1. Host the U15-U18 AR Pres. Cup and SC on the same weekend (AR State Cup) at the same location, but have two different divisions: Championship and Presidents.
The Championship division teams compete to advance to Southern Regionals.
Presidents' division teams compete to advance to the Region III President's Cup.
a. What happens if we don't have enough teams for the two divisions?
b. Host the U13-U14's the same weekend as the AR President's Cup in the Spring. Have the format and divisions similar to the fall tournament.
c. Host a Cup/Festival on the weekend in the spring that is typically reserved for what has been the Arkansas State Championships (the first weekend in June). Structure as a showcase and/or festival tournament, open to all teams. Invite coaches from AR colleges. Make it a competitive but fun event. No trophies or standings kept.
d. What type of event will encourage players/teams to regroup after the school season?
2. Proposed dates for the fall '12 cup:
a. November 17-18, 2012
-- Primary date
b. January 5-6, 2013
-- Rain Date