Abronzino Cup


2024 - ASC Silicon Valley
2023 - Santa Clara SC



  • Group Stage followed by single-elimination Knockout Stage

Player Eligibility

  • Players can be added to rosters as new prior to semifinals
  • Only currently rostered players are allowed to play in CUP games
  • No Borrowed Players
  • No Free Agents
  • Once a player plays in the Cup for one team they CANNOT play in the Cup for another team
  • Cup rosters will be frozen after the semifinals


  • Highest seeded team has the option to host knockout stage matches
  • If higher seeded team does not want to host, the lower seed team may host
  • If neither team has a home field, a field will be assigned by the league and both teams will split costs of the field.

TIEBREAKERS - if 2 or more teams are tied on points after the group stage

  • Tiebreaker 1 - Head to Head
  • Tiebreaker 2 - Goal Difference
  • Tiebreaker 3 - Goals For
  • Tiebreaker 4 - Goals Against
  • Tiebreaker 5 - COIN Toss


Additional Rules

  • Games will be full 45-minute halves, 10 minute halftime period.
  • Any team not prepared to start must have at least 7 players to start the game or they will forfeit and pay both teams' game & ref fees.  All forfeits will be 2-0
  • There will be a 5 minute grace period to allow 7 players to arrive at field. Beyond 5 minute grace period game clock will start and opponent will be responsible for a $20 portion of the opponents ref payment. At 15 minutes from original kickoff time game will be declared a forfeit if opponent is not taking the field.
  • All rounds of games, with the exception of Finals, will go directly to PK's if tied after regulation.
  • Final games that end in ties will go to (2) 15 min OT periods, then PK’s

Pre-Game Procedures

  • Pre-printed Official Match Rosters must be submitted to League Representatives prior to start of tournament for approval. 
  • All tournament players must appear on the team roster - NO WRITE IN PLAYERS FOR CUP
  • Photo ID cards required for all players at game check-in.  No card, no play.