The Atlantic Cup is an unrestricted tournament sanctioned by the Virginia Youth Soccer Assn. All US Youth Soccer State Association member teams, US Club Soccer teams, and other national affiliate teams may apply. The tournament has permission to host travel teams (U9-U19) and Advanced teams. The 2013 tournament consisted of 185 teams from over 7 states and 10 different leagues.
Competition levels: The tournament will have both Premier and Classic flights. Flight placement is at the discretion of the tournament committee. The Atlantic Cup offers small-sided competition in age groups U9 - U12. U9 - U10 format will be 7v7 and U11 - U12 format will be 8v8.