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.

Possible Considerations:

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