Initial details for the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup were released today by U.S. Soccer.
The NPSL, as a national league, was given the option and elected to bypass the local qualifying process, instead using 2015 league results to determine their entrants to the 2016 Open Cup tournament. 13 NPSL teams qualified via this national league track.
They are as follows:
New York Cosmos B (Championship Game Winner)
Chattanooga FC (Championship Game Finalist)
CD Aguiluchos USA (Playoff Semifinalist)
Indiana Fire (Playoff Semifinalist)
AFC Cleveland (Playoff Quarterfinalist)
Clarkstown SC Eagles (Playoff Quarterfinalist)
Myrtle Beach Mutiny (Playoff Quarterfinalist)
Sacramento Gold (Playoff Quarterfinalist)
Atlanta Silverbacks Reserves (At-Large Berth)
FC Wichita (At-Large Berth)
Fredericksburg FC (At-Large Berth)
Miami Fusion FC (At-Large Berth)
New York Athletic Club (At-Large Berth)