THE FINAL WEEK OF THE MIDWEEK BUZZ
We are so close to Target USA CUP! Keep reading to make sure you get maximize your time here at the National Sports Center.
FINAL TEAM CHECK IN
- Weekend teams: Thursday, July 7th 3-9pm.
- Weeklong teams: Monday, July 11th 3-9pm.
- You must check in at the listed times. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Dance the night away at one of the Target USA CUP Player Dances! ONLY weeklong participants – NO weekend players will be allowed.
- Neon Dance (11U-14U) – Thursday, July 14th, 7:30-9:30pm
- Grand Dance (15U-19U) – Friday, July 15th, 8:00-11:00pm
- Both dances will take place in Rink 7 of the Super Rink.
OPENING CEREMONIES & ROCK THE CUP
Reminder: Opening Ceremonies Team Line-up has a new location this year! Lineup begins at 6:00PM near Lot J, but teams are welcome to begin lining up earlier. Opening Ceremonies will begin at 7:00pm on Tuesday, July 12th.
Rock the Cup will be from 9:00-10:00pm, directly after Opening Ceremonies.
GAME DAY TIPS
- Stay hydrated! Water refill station/fountain is located in the Welcome Center on campus by Tournament HQ. Water for purchase will be available at all NSC Concession locations.
- Protect your skin and bring plenty of sunscreen to Target USA CUP.
Early Arrival / Parking video
- Arrive early! For the best tips and tricks on parking – click here.
- Make sure you and your team are following Target USA CUP social media pages to be aware of severe weather updates.
- Severe weather updates will also be posted on the Schedules/Scores page.
SuperStore – Credit ONLY!
- Visit the USA CUP Superstore located in the Sports Expo for all the USA CUP swag and accessories. This is a CREDIT only store; cash will not be accepted.
- Click here to view the tournament rules.
- Click here to view the official tournament maps
- Click here to view the activities calendar to catch up on all the activities and activations around campus!
Be sure to visit the official photography vendor for Target USA CUP – Kemmettmueller Photography located in the Superstore!
MLS All-Star Skills Tour Bus
Show us your skills at the MLS All-Star Skills on Tour! Players will be able to participate in the Shooting and Crossbar Challenges. The top scorer will win two tickets to the MLS All-Star Skills Challenge at Allianz Field on August 9th and their chance to win $25,000!
The All-Star Skills Challenge will be at Field 23 on Sunday, July 10th and Tuesday, July 12th.
Free bussing will be available from the National Sports Center and the Dorms at UMN and UNW on Thursday, July 14th and Saturday, July 16th.
Thank you to all teams, parents, players, referees and sponsors who have made Target USA CUP 2022 possible. We are so excited to see everybody on campus these next two weeks! Safe travels to all, and we will see you at USA CUP!