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MilkUP Ontario Cup Entry

Entry Rules & Entry Form

Please read the following Entry Rules and then click on the Entry Form button at the bottom.



All players in the MilkUP Ontario Cup must be registered or transferred to the Club on or before July 31

The name of the competition shall be the MilkUP ONTARIO CUP hereinafter referred to as "The Competition".

1. Divisions

The Competition shall be divided into the following divisions:

Under 13 Boys Under 13 Girls
Under 14 Boys Under 14 Girls
Under 15 Boys Under 15 Girls
Under 16 Boys Under 16 Girls
Under 16 Boys District Under 16 Girls District
Under 17 Boys Under 17 Girls
Under 18 Boys Under 18 Girls
Under 21 Men Under 21
Men Women

Note: Subject to age restrictions, a female player may play on a team in any one of the above divisions. Subject to age restrictions, a male player may only play on a team in either a Boys' or Men's division.

Requirements for teams entering “Under 16 divisions” are as follows:

Under 16 Division

  • team playing in Regional Leagues
  • teams playing in Competitive District Leagues have the option of playing in this division 

Under 16 District Division

  • teams playing in District Competitive Leagues. 

2. Team Eligibility

  1. The competition shall be open to all competitively registered youth and senior amateur teams whose clubs are affiliated with Ontario Soccer.
  2.  Club shall mean the Governing Organization that is affiliated to, and under the jurisdiction of a District Association and is established and operates in accordance with Operational Procedures Section 3.0 Organizations - Procedure 6.0 Clubs; organizes teams, registers all players, team officials and administrators of their organizations.
  3. A team playing in a Non-Amateur or Professional Soccer League is not eligible to participate in the MilkUP Ontario Cup.
  4. A team which plays in an amateur league at a higher level than any other offered in Ontario, as determined by Ontario Soccer, may not enter the MilkUP Ontario Cup.
  5. A team playing in the Ontario Player Development League (OPDL) is not eligible to participate in the MilkUP Ontario Cup.
  6. A team playing in League 1 Ontario or League 1 Reserves is not eligible to participate in the MilkUP Ontario Cup.
  7. A team may only be entered in the division which matches the League age division that the team is playing in.  (Example: An Under 17 team playing in an Under 21 League must enter the Under 21 division of the MilkUP Ontario Cup).
  8. Notwithstanding Rule 8., if there is no League division offered in a Team's age, and the team must play up a division or in a combined division, the team may enter the MilkUP Ontario Cup in the division that matches the age the team is registered as.  (Example:  An Under 17 team playing in a combined Under 17/Under 18 League division may enter the Under 17 division of the MilkUP Ontario Cup provided the team is registered as Under 17).
  9. Teams that are registered as "Tournament Teams" and are not playing in a League, must enter the MilkUP Ontario Cup in the division in which they are registered.
  10. Notwithstanding Rule 8., if there is no division provided for a specific age/gender classification, the team will be permitted to enter the division for the next highest age division of the same gender, with the exception of the Under 13 Division. Team's that have an age/gender classification of Under 12 or lower, will not be permitted to enter the Competition.
  11. All team coaches and assistant coaches must have completed the:
    1. Respect in Soccer certification; 
    2. Soccer for Life (and/or higher licensing)
    3. Making Ethical Decisions & Making Ethical Decision Online Evaluation;
    4. Making Head Way in Soccer
    5. NCCP Emergency Action plan; and
    6. NCCP Rule of Two
  12. All teams must have a minimum of two team officials listed on the MilkUP Ontario Cup Entry Form, one of which must be a certified coach.
  13. All teams must have at least one team official registered to team that is the same gender as the players.
  14. If a team has entered another tournament on the same weekend as a MilkUP Ontario Cup round, the team will be denied entry into the MilkUP Ontario Cup competition. Note: Ontario Soccer Operational Procedures prohibit a team already entered in the MilkUP Ontario Cup from entering a tournament scheduled the same weekend as any round of the MilkUP Ontario Cup for its division.

3. Procedures

  1. Entry Deadline: Application to enter the MilkUP Ontario Cup must be made on the Online Entry Form no later than April 3, 2024 and must include full team identification.
  2. Entry Fee is $420.00. Payment may be made with a credit card at the time the entry form is submitted online. Payment will also be accepted in the form of a cheque or money order made payable to The Ontario Soccer Association, or e-transfer sent to and must be received by April 3, 2024. If a team has submitted an Online Entry Form before the deadline, but payment has not been received by the Ontario Soccer Provincial Office by April 3, 2024 that team will be denied entry into the Competition.
  3. Divisions: The MilkUP Ontario Cup will be played in each of the divisions listed above, provided there are a minimum of eight entries in the division.
  4. Club Approval: Each entry form must be approved by the team's Club. When a team or club completes the Online Entry Form and submits it, a copy will be sent to the team's Club. The Club must then forward approval to its District Association by no later than April 10, 2024. A team will not be entered in the MilkUP Ontario Cup if its Club does not approve the Entry by the April 10, 2024 deadline.
  5. Uniforms: Teams participating in the MilkUP Ontario Cup must have two uniforms of different colour at all MilkUP Ontario Cup games to avoid colour conflicts. These uniform colours will be registered with Ontario Soccer.  Goal Keepers must also have two uniforms of different colours.

4. Format

1.  The Competition shall be organized in five (5) regions with a series of open draws.

The following is a regional breakdown of the District Associations.

Region A

Durham Region, Hamilton Soccer, Huronia District, Toronto, Niagara, North York, Peel Halton, Scarborough, Southwest Soccer, York Region

Region B

Elgin Middlesex, Essex County, Lambton Kent

Region C

East Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario and District, Southeast Ontario

Region D

Greater North

Region E

Soccer Northwest Ontario

2.  For each division, the competition shall consist of:

a) "single game knockout format"; or

b) a combination of "knockout format with a two game guarantee" and the "single game knockout format".

3.  For each division using the "knockout format with a two game guarantee", teams travelling more than 1000km will enter the competition in the Round following the Re-Entry Round and will forfeit the two game guarantee.

Travel Expenses: For a team traveling to and from Thunder Bay, Ontario Soccer will pay 60% of the air travel and the Club shall be responsible for the other 40% of the air travel and all other expenses. Teams traveling in excess of 1,000 km are eligible for this air travel subsidy.

6. No Shows & Withdrawals

Any team failing to fulfill its scheduled cup game (other than a tournament round) shall forfeit its entry fee and its club shall be subject to a set fine up to a maximum fine of $600.00.

7. Ontario Cup Semi-Finals

The Ontario Cup Semi-Finals are held at neutral venues and are hosted by up to 5 permanent hosts.

The Semi-Finals sites in the 2024 Ontario Cup are:

  • Civic Stadium, Oshawa
  • Esther Shiner Stadium, North York
  • Victoria Park Stadium, Brampton
  • Guelph University, Guelph

8. National Club Championships

The winning teams in the Under 15 Boys, Under 17 Boys, Under 15 Girls, Under 17 Girls, Men's and Women's divisions shall represent the Province of Ontario in the National Club Championships. If any of these teams refuses to participate in the National Club Championships, its Club shall be fined $2,500.00.

Under 15 Boys and Girls National Championships will be held in Quinte West, Ontario, Under 17 Boys and Girls in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and the Men's and Women's Championships will be held in Surrey, British Columbia.

9. Entry Procedure

Complete all sections of the Online Entry Form and submit by no later than April 3, 2024. For information or questions, please contact your District Ontario Cup Coordinator or District Association listed below.

District Code District Association District Association Office Address District Ontario Cup Coordinator
DT-00-05 Durham Region S.A. 221 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, Ontario L1G 4T1 
(905) 436-8620
Michelle Loveless
(905) 436-8620
DT-00-26 East Central Ontario S.A. 171A Rink Street, Suite 225
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 2J6 
(705) 876-0296
Devon Bray
(905) 376-5523
DT-00-07 Eastern Ontario & District S.A. MO23-110 Didsbury Rd.
Ottawa, Ontario K2T 0C2 
(613) 233-6561
Katrina Martin
(613) 233-6561 
DT-00-15 Elgin Middlesex S.A. 295 Rectory Street
London, Ontario N5Z 0A3
(519) 668-2391
Jaime Earhart
(519) 668-2391
DT-00-09 Essex County S.A. 9655 McHugh Street
Windsor, Ontario N8P 0A8
(519) 979-9254
Stipe Botica
(519) 735-9678
DT-00-13 Hamilton Soccer 777 Garner Rd. E.
Ancaster, Ontario L9K 1J4 
(905) 383-0286
Frank Casale
(905) 516-5780
DT-00-18 Huronia & District S.A. P.O. Box WW02, 80 Bradford St.
Barrie, Ontario L4N 6S7 
(705) 739-6729
Nicole Pagliaro
(705) 716-5180
DT-00-30 Lambton Kent S.A. 546 Christina St. North, Unit 501-A
Sarnia, Ontario N7S 5W6 
(519) 491-7747
Paul Burke
(519) 464-7721
DT-00-20 Niagara S.A. 94 Dunkirk Road, Unit 6
St. Catharines, Ontario L2P 3H4 
(905) 984-8411
Teri Dunleavy
(905) 329-1872
DT-00-23 North York S.A. 75 Carl Hall Rd, 2nd Flr
Toronto, Ontario M3K 2B9
(416) 667-0550
Mandy Aparicio
(416) 712-8253 
DT-00-25 Peel Halton S.A. 6625 Kitmat Rd., Unit 46
Mississauga, Ontario L4Z 1N9 
(905) 890-1568
Trisha Thurman
(905) 890-1568
DT-00-31 Greater North S.A. 316 Elizabeth St. (Firehall)
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 6J3 
(705) 759-7272
Steve Mazzuca
(705) 255-7750
DT-00-32 Scarborough S.A. 45 Fairfax Cres.
Scarborough, Ontario M1L 1Z6 
(416) 285-8002
Lorraine Marshall
(416) 285-8002
DT-00-34 Soccer Northwest Ontario 535 Chapples Dr., PO Box 20089
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7E 6P2
(807) 628-8780
Ken Pytyck
(807) 628-8780
DT-00-19 Southeast Ontario S.A. P.O. Box 22094
Trenton, Ontario K8V 6S3
(613) 530-5277
Kim Thurston
(613) 530-5277
DT-00-04 Southwest Soccer 3-271 Shoemaker St.
Kitchener, Ontario N2E 3B3 
(548) 889-3165
Daniel Rowe
(519) 894-5965
DT-00-17 Toronto S.A. 75 Carl Hall Rd, 2nd Flr
Toronto, Ontario M3K 2B9
(416) 783-7515
Chrissy McConachie
(416) 783-7515
DT-00-27 York Region S.A. 385 Connie Cres., Suite 101
Concord, Ontario L4K 5R2
(905) 660-3029
Antonietta Maione
(905) 660-3029

The above Entry Rules must be read by all Teams and Clubs before entering the Ontario Cup.

By submitting the Entry Form, you are agreeing to all conditions in the Entry Rules.

You are also agreeing to abide by the Competition Rules, administration procedures of the competition and Ontario Soccer Published Rules.

Welcome to the 2024 MilkUP Ontario Cup Online Registration

Teams must register online for the 2024 MilkUP Ontario Cup by April 3, 2024.

The MilkUP Ontario Cup shall be open to all competitively-registered youth and senior amateur teams
whose clubs are affiliated with Ontario Soccer.

Teams must have permission from their club to enter the 2024 MilkUP Ontario Cup.

Entry Form

2024 MilkUP Ontario Cup Entry Form