Thirty-two teams will be competing in the NCS State Cups this year at the 18U and 19U age divisions.
Schedules have been released for the competition that kicks off this weekend with a slate of games on Saturday (May 6).
The finals will be played at the Hilltop Complex in Royersford on Saturday, June 10.
Keystone FC (Girls) and Capital Area SA (Boys) won the 19U cups last year while Council Rock United FC Bucks Dominion (Boys) and Penn FC Youth (Girls) won the 18U cups.
Penn FC Youth will be back competing for the 19U cup this year along with last year's USYS National Presidents Cup winner Iron Valley Thorns and USYS National Champions Philadelphia SC Coppa Rage. Iron Valley and Penn FC Youth have qualified for nationals along with FC Europa Elite.
Four teams will compete for the 18U girls cup from Keystone FC, Penn Alliance, Penn FC Youth and Western Lehigh United. Penn FC Youth Black has already qualified for this summer.
CASA will be back with a new team in the 19U cup along with Council Rock United FC Bucks Dominion's 2004 team among the 11 teams on the boys side. Council Rock United FC Bucks Dominion's 2005 team will be competing for the 18U cup along with last year's 17U state cup winner and national championship team Philadelphia Ukrainian Nationals Elite 64 05 and nine other teams.
The two Dominion teams have both already qualified for nationals.