Third Qualifying Round for 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Rescheduled as Second Qualifying Round Nears End


2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Schedule Also Unveiled

CHICAGO (Oct. 24, 2016) – The U.S. Soccer Federation announced Monday that the third round of Open Division Local Qualifying for the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup has been rescheduled. Originally set to be played on Nov. 19-20, 2016, the third qualifying round will take place on March 11-12, 2017, the set of dates originally set aside for the fourth qualifying round. If necessary, the fourth qualifying round will now take place on the weekend that had been previously reserved for the fifth qualifying round (April 8-9, 2017).

The matchups for the third qualifying round will be announced in mid-January along with the complete format for the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

Additionally, the tournament schedule for the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup will take place as follows:

2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Tournament Schedule
Wed., April 12: First Round pairings and Second Round possible matchups announced
Wed., May 10: First Round
Wed., May 17: Second Round
Wed., May 31: Third Round
Wed., June 14*: Fourth Round (MLS teams enter)
Thur., June 15: Round of 16 Draw
Wed., June 28*: Round of 16
Tues., July 11^: Quarterfinals
Wed., Aug. 9*: Semifinals
Wed., Sept. 20: Final

* Note: Any game in the Fourth Round, Round of 16 and Semifinal Round where one of the participants has a league game the following Friday will be moved up a day (exception to this is when the team’s opponent is scheduled for a league game the preceding Sunday; in this case, the provisions in the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Handbook to determine the match date will prevail). In addition, any game chosen by U.S. Soccer to be broadcast nationally is subject to being moved up a day.

^ For the Quarterfinal round, teams may apply to change the match date within a window that runs between July 7-16 if both teams in a match are not scheduled otherwise.

Second Qualifying Round Nearly Complete; Two Games Rescheduled Due to Weather

A majority of games in the second qualifying round for the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup was completed over the weekend, though severe weather caused Sunday’s matches between Santa Ana Winds FC and La Máquina FC as well as LA Wolves FC and Inland Empire FC to be postponed. Dates, times and locations for the two rescheduled matches will be announced later this week @OpenCup on Twitter.

Second Qualifying Round

Date Game Result Venue
Oct. 16 West Chester United SC (Pa.) at Christos FC (Md.) 0-1 Troy Park; Elkridge, Md.
Oct. 16 GPS Omens (Mass.) at Newtown Pride FC (Conn.) 3-1 Newtown High School; Newtown, Conn.
Oct. 16 Aromas Café FC (Va.) at Tartan Devils Oak Avalon (Pa.) 1-3 Rooney Field; Pittsburgh, Pa.
Oct. 16 Lansdowne Bhoys (N.Y.) at FC Motown (N.J.) 2-3 Torpey Athletic Complex; Bridgewater, N.J.
Oct. 22 Oakland County FC (Mich.) at Minneapolis City SC (Minn.) 1-1, 1-2 AET National Sports Center – Field U2; Blaine, Minn.
Oct. 22 Azteca FC (Colo.) at Harpo’s FC (Colo.) 2-1 Dicks Sporting Goods Park Field 8; Commerce City; Colo.
Oct. 22 Boca Raton Football Club (Fla.) at Hurricane FC (Fla.) 4-1 Caloosa Park Field 3; Boynton Beach, Fla.
Oct. 22 Junior Lone Star FC (Pa.) at Brick Lions FC (N.J.) 3-2 Pinewood Park; Brick; N.J.
Oct. 22 Motagua New Orleans (La.) at NTX Rayados (Texas) 0-2 Premier Park; Balch Springs, Texas
Oct. 22 Ozzy’s Laguna FC (Calif.) at Moreno Valley Fútbol Club (Calif.) 0-6 Moreno Valley Community Park; Moreno Valley, Calif.
Oct. 22 Colorado Rush (Colo.) at IPS/Marathon Taverna (Ore.) 4-0 Delta Park; Portland, Ore.
Oct. 22 Chula Vista FC (Calif.) at FC Hasental (Calif.) 4-1 Oak Park High School; Oak Park, Calif.
Oct. 23 Red Force FC (Fla.) at Uruguay Kendall FC (Fla.) 2-2, 3-2 AET Tropical Park Stadium; Miami, Fla.
Oct. 23 Outbreak FC (Calif.) at SFV Scorpions SC (Calif.) 1-2 College of the Canyon; Santa Clarita, Calif.
Oct. 23 El Farolito (Calif.)at Strikers FC South Coast (Calif.) 2-1 Lake Forest Sports Park Field A; Lake Forest, Calif.
Oct. 23 MF 10 (Nev.) at Anahuac FC (Nev.) 0-2 Las Vegas Sportspark; Las Vegas, Nev.
Oct. 23 Santa Ana Winds FC (Calif.) at La Máquina FC (Calif.) Postponed Orange County Great Park – Field 1; Irvine, Calif.
Oct. 23 L.A. Wolves FC (Calif.) at Inland Empire FC (Calif.) Postponed Rancho Jurupa Regional Sports Park; Jurupa, Calif.

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