U.S. Open Cup

About the U.S. Open Cup

The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup is the oldest ongoing national soccer competition in the U.S. The 2018 edition is contested by 94 clubs from professional and amateur leagues. The NPSL enters the tournament-proper in the First Round, while Major League Soccer enters at the Fourth Round. The overall champion earns a total of $300,000 in prize money, while the runner-up receives $100,000, and the furthest-advancing team from each lower division league receives $25,000. In addition, the tournament winner qualifies for the group stage of the CONCACAF Champions League.

Qualification for the U.S. Open Cup varies by league. The NPSL chooses to use results from the 2017 season to determine seedings for the 2018 U.S. Open Cup. There are a total of 22 NPSL teams participating in the 2018 U.S. Open Cup’s tournament proper.

Participating NPSL Teams

AFC Ann Arbor
Brooklyn Italians
CD Aguiluchos USA
Dakota Fusion FC
Detroit City FC
Duluth FC
Elm City Express
Erie Commodores FC
FC Arizona
FC Motown
FC Wichita
Fort Worth Vaqueros FC
Inter Nashville FC
Jacksonville Armada FC
Kingston Stockade FC
Kitsap Pumas
Miami FC 2
Miami United FC
Midland-Odessa Sockers FC
New Orleans Jesters
New York Cosmos B
Orange County FC

Teams advanced to Third Round: 4

Teams advanced thru Second Round: 8

Teams advanced thru First Round: 9

Teams advanced thru Play-in Round: 1

SCHEDULE

The U.S. Soccer website is the central hub for all schedules & scores from the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup

MATCH CENTER

U.S. Soccer's Match Center allows fans to read previews & recaps from matches, as well as watch live streams of the games!

NEWS

Check out all of the stories and buzz around the NPSL in the USOC!