U.S. Open Cup: Second-round pairings set in 2020 local qualifying

The schedule for the second round of Open Division local qualifying for the 2020 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup has been set.

Dates. All 24 games in the second qualifying round will be played Oct. 19-20.

Teams have been divided into three regions. With one or two rounds set to be played after the second round, 6-12 teams could join automatic qualifier Newtown Pride SC (the 2019 USASA Amateur Cup champion) in next year's first round of the Open Cup.

The third qualifying round is set for Nov. 23-24 and the fourth, if necessary, for Dec. 21-22. The available number of berths for local qualifiers will be determined by the Open Cup Committee in January 2020 after the number of pro entries is set.

Eight teams received byes to the second qualifying round. One first-round matchup remains to be played. Athletic Katy FC faces Houston FC on Saturday in a game that was rescheduled due to the recent heavy rainstorms in the Houston area.

A number of amateur clubs to be determined from the NPSL and USL League Two will also enter in the first round of the 2020 Open Cup.

East Region
Oct. 19 in Somerville, Mass.
Safira FC (Mass.) vs. Brockton FC United (Mass.)
Oct. 19 in Woodbridge, Va.
CD Huateras (Va.) vs. World Class Premier Elite FC (Md.)
Oct. 19 in West Chester, Pa.
West Chester United (Pa.) vs. Lansdowne Yonkers FC (N.Y.)
Oct. 20 in Mahwah, N.J.
CSA Westchester (N.J.) vs. New York Pancyprian Freedoms (N.Y.)
Oct. 20 in Oakford, Pa.
United German Hungarians (Pa.) vs. Vereinigung Erzgebirge (Pa.)
Oct. 20 in Woodbridge, Va.
Virginia United (Va.) vs. Alianza Futbol Club (Va.)
Oct. 20 in Glen Burnie, Md.
Christos FC (Md.) vs. Federal City Wanderers (D.C.)
Oct. 20 in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Steel FC (Pa.) vs. Tartan Devils Oak Avalon (Pa.)

Central Region
Oct. 19 in Balch Springs, Texas
NTX Rayados (Texas) vs. Inocentes Futbol Club (Texas)
Oct. 19 in San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio Runners (Texas) vs. Celtic Cowboys Premier (Texas)
Oct. 19 in Lafayette, La.
Louisiana Krewe FC (La.) vs. Athletic Katy FC/Houston FC winner
Oct. 19 in Springfield, Ill.
Springfield FC (Ill.) vs. Nashville United (Tenn.)
Oct. 19 in Brighton, Mich.
Ann Arbor FC (Mich.) vs. Livonia City FC (Mich.)
Oct. 20 in Sanford, Fla.
Orlando FC Wolves (Fla.) vs. Hurricane FC (Fla.)
Oct. 20 in Miramar, Fla.
Florida Soccer Soldiers (Fla.) vs. Miami United FC U23 (Fla.)
Oct. 20 in Columbia, S.C.
Soda City Sorinex FC (S.C.) vs. Georgia Revolution FC Reserves (Ga.)

West Region
Oct. 19 in Chula Vista, Calif.
Chula Vista FC (Calif.) vs. Academica SC (Calif.)
Oct. 19 in Irvine, Calif.
Cal FC (Calif.) vs. Alta California Sol (Calif.)
Oct. 19 in Irvine, Calif.
Outbreak FC (Calif.) vs. Oxnard Guerreros FC (Calif.)
Oct. 20 in San Francisco, Calif.
Olympic Club (Calif.) vs. Oakland Stompers (Calif.)
Oct. 20 in Broomfield, Colo.
FC Union Jerez (Colo.) vs. Azteca FC (Colo.)
Oct. 20 in Boulder, Colo.
FC Boulder Harpos (Colo.) vs. Colorado Rush (Colo.)
Oct. 20 in Commerce City, Colo.
Colorado Rovers (Colo.) vs. San Juan FC (Utah)
Oct. 20 in Irvine, Calif.
SC Trojans FC (Calif.) vs. L.A. Monsters FC (Calif.)
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