Inter Academy Sporting Partner of 2024 Jefferson Cup

Jeff Cup Fast Facts

Jefferson Cup Showcase Fast Facts:

  • The Jefferson Cup features some of the top natural grass field complexes in the country and again for 2023 the Jefferson Cup will feature a total of 38 turf fields virtually ensuring full tournament play regardless of any weather issues.
  • Top Brackets of each age group and U16-U19 Showcase games will continue to be played on some of the nation’s finest natural grass complexes, including Striker Park and West Creek, with turf field back-ups for adverse weather. 
  • The River City Sportsplex features 12 synthetic turf fields which allows tournament play to continue under adverse weather conditions for all age groups and brackets.
  • The Tournament accepts over 1600 teams from around 36 States throughout the country.
  • In the past 4 Years, the Jefferson Cup turns down an average of over 500 teams per year.
  • In 2020, the Jefferson Cup Boys Showcase Weekend was ranked the #5 overall youth tournament and the #4 boys in the United States.  In 2021, the Jefferson Cup Boys Tournament Weekend was ranked the #3 overall youth tournament and the #3 boys in the United States. 
  • In 2021, the Jefferson Cup Girls Showcase Weekend was ranked the #1 overall youth tournament and the #1 girls youth tournament in the United States.  In 2020, the Jefferson Cup Girls Tournament Weekend was ranked the #3 overall youth tournament and the #2 girls youth tournament in the United States.
  • In 2020 the Jefferson Cup weekends held the #1, #2, #3 & #5 overall ranking in the country for all four weekends.
  • In 2009 and again in 2019 the Jefferson Cup reached its highest ranking ever being ranked the #1 youth tournament for boys and girls in the United States.
  • Each year the tournament draws an average of over 150 State Cup Champions, over 10 Regional Champions and over 5 National Champions per year throughout the nine age groups.
  • In 2020, 350 Boys College Coaches and 500 Girls College Coaches, attended the Jefferson Cup, achieving record numbers for the 9th year in a row for both boys and girls weekends.
  • The main sponsors of the Jefferson Cup are Markel Corporation, NIKE, Richmond SportsBackers, Richmond Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Richmond Strikers Soccer Club.
  • The Jefferson Cup has become associated with tournaments such as the Dallas Cup, The San Diego Surf Cup, WAGS Women’s Tournament, and the Disney College Showcase as one of the five premier North American tournaments in the country.

Tournament Sanctioning

usclub

usclub

Strategic Partners

gatorade

nike

nike

richmond strikers

richmond strikers

Anthony Travel

Anthony Travel

Tournament Partners

SOCCERWIRE

SOCCERWIRE

Smartbox

Smartbox

NextPro

NextPro

BallerTV

BallerTV

United Soccer Coaches

United Soccer Coaches

NCSA

NCSA

Community Partners

VA is for Lovers

VA is for Lovers

Henrico Entertainment & Sports Authority

Henrico Entertainment & Sports Authority

Henrico

Henrico

river city

river city

Historic Richmond

Richmond.com

Richmond.com