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U.S. Open Cup draw
June 1st, 2011 7:24PM

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[DATEBOOK] The 2011 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup kicks off June 14 with 16 first-round matches. After the first and second rounds made up exclusively of lower division and amateur teams, the eight survivors advance to play eight MLS teams on June 28 in the third round.

The quarterfinals will be played on July 12 and the semifinals will be played on Aug. 30. All 2011 U.S. Open Cup matches are scheduled to be played on Tuesdays. This year’s final will take place on Oct. 4.

The tournament has crowned a champion for 97 consecutive years beginning in 1914. Every winning team’s name is engraved on the base of the Dewar Challenge Trophy which dates to the first year of the tournament and currently resides at U.S. Soccer House in Chicago.

Major League Soccer's eight teams are the six automatic qualifiers -- Columbus Crew, FC Dallas, Los Angeles Galaxy, New York Red Bulls, Real Salt Lake, Seattle Sounders -- and two play-in winners -- Chicago Fire, Sporting Kansas City

First Round Schedule:
June 14 in Jamaica, N.Y.
N.Y. Pancyprian Freedoms (USASA) vs. Brooklyn Italians (NPSL)
June 14 in Garden City, N.Y.
FC New York (USL PRO) vs. Western Mass. Pioneers (PDL)
June 14 in Harrisburg, Pa.
Harrisburg City Islanders (USL PRO) vs. Reading United AC (PDL)
June 14 in Rochester, N.Y.
Rochester Rhinos (USL PRO) vs. Phoenix SC (USASA-Pa.)
June 14 in Bridgeville, Pa.
Pittsburgh Riverhounds (USL PRO) vs. Chattanooga FC (NPSL)
June 14 in Richmond, Va.
Richmond Kickers (USL PRO) vs. Dayton Dutch Lions (USL PRO)
June 14 in Browns Summit, N.C.
Carolina Dynamo (PDL) vs. Charlotte Eagles (USL PRO)
June 14 in Wilmington, N.C.
Wilmington Hammerheads (USL PRO) vs. Central Florida Kraze (PDL)
June 14 in Winter Park, Fla.
Orlando City (USL PRO) vs. ASC New Stars (USASA-Texas)
June 14 in Charleston, S.C.
Charleston Battery (USL PRO) vs. Regals FC (USASA-Texas)
June 14 in Madison, Wisc.
Madison 56ers (NPSL) vs. AAC Eagles (USASA-Ill.)
June 14 in West Des Moines, Iowa
Iowa Menace (USASA) vs. Chicago Fire PDL (PDL)
June 14 in Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Real Colorado Foxes (PDL) vs. DV8 Defenders (USASA-Calif.)
June 14 in El Paso, Texas
Chivas El Paso Patriots (PDL) vs. Kitsap Pumas (PDL) or Portland Timbers U-23s (PDL)
June 14 in Riverside, Calif.
Los Angeles Blues (USL PRO) vs. Hollywood United (NPSL)
June 14 in Ventura, Calif.
Ventura County Fusion (PDL) vs. Doxa Italia (USASA-Calif.)



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  1. Ernest Irelan
    commented on: June 2, 2011 at 8:26 a.m.
    I am really looking foreard to the Des Moines Menace play Chicago Fire June 14...I appreciate Soccer America covering this tournament an hope that all the scores, etc..are reported as they come in.....here in the Midwest, top level soccer is scarce, no pro soccer, just pdl an amature, which is comptitive ,but, not at the level we love to see if we had access to it..thanks Soccer America


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