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NSC CUP Application & Forms

May 27-28, 2023

The 28th Annual NSC CUP is the Midwest's premier Memorial Day tournament. This events takes place Saturday and Sunday of the holiday weekend.

Tournament Contacts

Eric Bocan

Tournament Director

Phone: 763.785.5603

Ellen Jones


Phone: 763.785.5634

Application and Forms Deadlines

  • The Application deadline is extended to Friday, May 5!
    • Click here to apply now!
      • Multiple team discount available, please email Clinton for more details.
  • All Required Forms are due May 12th.

Required Forms

  1. Online Tournament Roster using Team Manager Account
  2. Online NSC Liability Waiver
  3. Request Official State Roster & Travel Documentation (if applicable)
  4. Player Passes submitted prior to team check-in  as proof of age (POA) and to verify all passes are from the same governing body 
  5. Physical Laminated player/coach passes required at the start of each game.

Please see below for additional information!

Team Manager Account

Manage your team's roster online making it easy to drop or add players and edit player information.

  • You will need the team ID number you received after being accepted.
  • You must check the box indication concussion training has been completed. This is a requirement of the state of Minnesota Statute 121A.37. The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention has a free, online course entitled “HEADS UP” is accessible by the link here.
  • If you are considering guest players, please review our guest player/player pool page.
  • Please note that the roster must be completed before parents can complete the online NSC  waiver

Online NSC Liability Waiver

This is a youth event. All waivers must be completed by the parent or legal guardian for each player by May 13th.

Once the roster has been entered direct parents to complete their waiver using the process outlined below in the NSC Event HQ.  The account owner must be 18 years of age or older.  (Only need one account per family).

If you already have an existing NSC Event HQ account then log-in here 

Waiver instructions:

English  Click here 

Spanish Click here 

Somali Click here 

Need further assistance contact the Registrar

Official Rosters & Travel Documentation

US Club Soccer Teams

  • All non-Minnesota teams must provide a copy of their official US Club Soccer roster by the deadline.

US Youth Soccer Teams

  • Request Official State Roster and Travel Documentation (Not required for Minnesota MYSA teams )

    • Contact your USYS state association for an official state roster and Notification-to-Travel to a USYS sanctioned tournament. Copy of approved travel permit and state roster must be on file before Final Team Check-in.
    • 2023 Application to Host Tournament

United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA)

  • Must provide an official state roster from association
  • Certificate of Insurance
    • Must be on file before Final Team Check-in.             

Canadian Teams (Please contact tournament director)

  • Request Team Notification-to-Travel and Official Province/Club Roster
    • Contact your province/club for official state roster and Notification-to-Travel to a USYS sanctioned tournament. Copy of approved travel permit and province/club roster must be on file before Final Team Check-in.

Player Passes / Proof of Age


All Teams must submit current Player / Coach Passes to the Registrar for validation and Proof of Age by the required form deadline. Can be a copy of the club pdf file or a photo of the passes. 

  • All teams are required to present current physical laminated Player / Coach Passes to the referee at the start of each game. No copies.
  • The team's passes must all be from the same governing body. EX: All must be USYS  or US Club. You cannot have some from each.
  • Contact the Registrar if you have questions or need further assistance.

*File Upload Instructions

This event is offering the File Upload feature
* File upload feature may not be available for all events.  

Team managers and/or parents can securely submit all required documentation (required forms) by using the new “File Upload” feature in the NSC Event HQ portal.   

Log into your NSC Event HQ account

(if you do not have an NSC Event HQ account – click HERE to find out how to create one) 

From the list of options found under the “Customer Tools” menu, select the one labeled “File Upload”.  After finding/searching for the event you wish to upload documents for, you will be asked to provide your Team ID. 

After providing your valid Team ID you will be able to upload files to the NSC registration system.  Only files with the following extensions are allowed for uploading:  “png”, “pdf”, “gif” and “img”. the cap file size is 2MB

If the file is too large you can try using a free online compressed pdf file site.   Like


Final Team Check-in

All teams are required to send a team representative to check-in 60 minutes prior to the team's first game. 

  • Location: Welcome Center
  • Time: 60 minutes prior to the team’s first game


  • A representative must check-in 60 minutes before the team’s first game.
  • Physical laminated player / coach passes are required at check-in and before each game. Copies are not accepted.
    • All passes must be from the same governing body for all coaches and all players
    • Arrange player passes in the same order as your roster to ensure you have all passes and for a faster check-in.
  • Rosters will be frozen at this time 
  • The team representative will receive copies of the official tournament roster for presentation to the referee at the start of each game

Roster Guidelines

  • Teams may NOT over roster, not exceeding the six guest player limit. If your roster exceeds the six guest player limit, contact your state association for information regarding reclassification as a tournament team. The six guest player limit is not negotiable; it is part of the tournament sanctioning. If your team is reclassified as a tournament team, forward the documentation to the tournament. Guest players may play at the same level or a higher level of competition offered by the tournament.
  • Roster sizes:
    • U9-10 playing 7v7 may roster and dress up to 14 players.
    • U11-U12 playing 9v9 may roster and dress up to 16 players.
    • U13-U15 playing 11v11 may roster and dress 18 players for games.
    • U16-U19 playing 11v11 may roster 22 and dress 18 players for games.
  • If you do not have all the player passes for Final Team Check-in, arrange for your players/guest players to either check in as individuals at Final Team Check-in or report to Tournament Headquarters at least 90 minutes before the team’s first game.
  • Players on the roster at Final Team Check-in but who arrive late are legitimate players. These players must report to Tournament Headquarters at least 90 minutes prior to their first game time for approval to play. 
  • All players must meet the age requirements and be listed on the team roster.
  • Players may play up or down, if age eligible.
  • Youth players currently registered with both a sanctioned youth and adult league may be eligible to play. Player pass will reflect proper documentation.
  • Females may play on male teams; males may not play on female teams.
  • A jersey must be provided to the guest player by the host team.