Pepsi International Soccer Cup






The Pepsi International Soccer Cup will offer one of the most competitive international youth soccer tournaments in the United States on July 19 – 28, 2013. All soccer clubs, which are members of their FIFA-affiliated national associations, are welcome to participate. Please join us in 2013 to kick-off our inaugural event! Enjoy the excitement of world-class soccer competition in a premier facility in Houston, Texas.

The tournament will be hosted by the Bay Area Youth Soccer Association (BAYSA) and affiliated with the South Texas Youth Soccer Association (STYSA).

The event has been approved by US Soccer. Click Here to view the document.

2013 Pepsi International Soccer Cup Rules

DATE: July 20-28, 2013

U-15 to U-19: July 20-28, 2013
U-11 to U-14: July 26-28, 2013

Check-In: Day before each opening game

AGE GROUPS: Boys and Girls U-11 to U-19

LEVEL OF PLAY: There will be three different categories of competition:

Platinum: Affiliation with a professional club or academy
Gold: Competitive
Silver: Advanced

Please specify your request for a group at the online registration page.


U-15 to U-19:

  • $1,100.00 USD per team

U-11 to U-14:

  • $650.00 USD per team

FORMAT: The tournament will begin with group play. Teams will be divided into groups of 4 or 5 (depending on size) and will play each team once.  Group winners of each bracket (and wild-card teams) will be eligible to advance to the next playoff round. Every team is guaranteed to play a minimum of three games. The Platinum Group will have the option to play a friendly match if eliminated in the first round. Trophies and medals will be awarded to the winning teams from each grouping.


U-18 to U-19: Players born after August 1, 1993
U-17: Players born after August 1, 1995
U-16: Players born after August 1, 1996
U-15: Players born after August 1, 1997
U-14: Players born after August 1, 1998
U-13: Players born after August 1, 1999
U-12: Players born after August 1, 2000
U-11: Players born after August 1, 2001

Note: A maximum of three U-20 players will be allowed per team in the U-18 to U-19 age group.  Maximum of 18 players per team (U-11 to U-15). Maximum of 22 players per team (U-16 to U-20).


U16 & up: Two 45 minute halves
U14 & up: Two 40 minute halves
U11 & up: Two 35 minute halves

*Subject to change*

WORLD-CLASS COMPETITION: The tournament is open and available to countries from all across the globe. Click here to view the list of teams currently registered and the countries represented!

ACCOMMODATIONS & TRANSPORTATION: Please visit the hotel accommodations page for details regarding our hotel partners! Stay tuned for more additions. 

NUMBER OF TEAMS: It is our goal to become one of the largest youth soccer tournaments in the U.S. In order to guarantee your spot, please SIGN UP as soon as possible. 

ENTERTAINMENT CARD: The card will offer discounts to multiple venues around the city (Click Here for more details):

  • Professional Sports (Soccer – MLS, Baseball – MLB)
  • Water parks / Beaches
  • Roller Coasters / Go-Karts
  • Movie Theater / Bowling / Billiards
  • NASA
  • Golf Courses

REGISTRATION: Please Click Here to register! Registration deadline is June 30, 2013.

Online payment registration is available Here. Checks will be accepted, upon request. The tournament and facility are not liable for injuries.


John Davies                                              Justin Rachner
President                                                   Tournament Director
Phone: 832-729-9648                             Phone: 281-543-0296
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