Kraze United SC to play at the Villages PDF May 11th

CHICAGO (April 6, 2016) – U.S. Soccer today announced the pairings and host scenarios for the First and Second Rounds of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The First Round, which will commence on May 11, marks the opening stage of the tournament for 18 Premier Development League (PDL) teams, 14 National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) sides, and 14 Open Division local qualifiers. The Second Round follows on May 18 and introduces 17 USL clubs as well as one entry each from the PDL and NPSL.

Home teams were determined by a random selection process among those clubs that have applied to host and whose venues met the minimum tournament requirements. Kraze United’s first round game information is as follows:

US Cup first round

U.S. Adult Soccer Association Executive Director Duncan Riddle was on hand as the witness during the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup First and Second Round draw process Wednesday morning at U.S. Soccer House in Chicago.

2016 LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP SCHEDULE

First Round

 

Date Game Time Venue
May 11 Aromas Café FC (Va.) at Chesterfield United FC (NPSL) 5 p.m. ET Striker Park; Glen Allen, Va.
May 11 Kraze United SC (NPSL) at The Villages SC (Fla.) (PDL) 5 p.m. ET The Villages Polo Field; The Villages, Fla.
May 11 Jersey Express (PDL) at Clarkstown FC Eagles (NPSL) 7 p.m. ET Torne Valley Sports Complex; Hillburn, N.Y.
May 11 Myrtle Beach Mutiny (NPSL) at Charlotte Eagles (PDL) 7 p.m. ET Charlotte Christian School; Charlotte, N.C.
May 11 Boca Raton Football Club (Fla.) at Miami Fusion FC (NPSL) 7 p.m. ET North Miami Athletic Stadium; North Miami Beach, Fla.
May 11 Cincinnati Dutch Lions (PDL) at Indy Eleven NPSL 7 p.m. ET Grand Park Championship Field; Westfield, Ind.
May 11 Lansdowne Bhoys FC (N.Y.) at Long Island Rough Riders (PDL) 7:30 p.m. ET St. Anthony’s High School; South Huntington, N.Y.
May 11 New York Red Bulls U-23 (PDL) at New York Pancyprian Freedoms (N.Y.) 7:30 p.m. ET Belson Stadium (St. John’s Univ.); Jamaica, N.Y.
May 11 Detroit City FC (NPSL) at Michigan Bucks (PDL) 7:30 p.m. ET Oakland University; Rochester, Mich.
May 11 Seacoast United Phantoms (PDL) at Southie FC (Mass.) 8 p.m. ET Harry Della Russo Stadium; Rever, Mass.
May 11 AFC Cleveland (NPSL) at GPS Portland Phoenix (Maine) (PDL) 8 p.m. ET Deering High School; Portland, Maine
May 11 CD Motagua of New Orleans (La.) at Mississippi Brilla (PDL) 7 p.m. CT Traceway Park; Clinton, Miss.
May 11 Des Moines Menace (PDL) at FC Wichita (NPSL) 7:05 p.m. CT Stryker Soccer Complex; Wichita, Kan.
May 11 Harpo’s FC (Colo.) at Albuquerque Sol FC (PDL) 6:30 p.m. MT St. Puis X High School; Albuquerque, N.M.
May 11 Corinthians FC of San Antonio (NPSL) at NTX Rayados (Texas) 8 p.m. CT Richland Community College; Dallas, Texas
May 11 Burlingame Dragons (PDL) at Sacramento Gold (NPSL) 7 p.m. PT Capital Christian School; Sacramento, Calif.
May 11 LA Wolves FC (Calif.) at Ventura County Fusion (PDL) 7 p.m. PT Ventura College Sportsplex; Ventura, Calif.
May 11 San Nicolas FC (Calif.) at FC Tucson (PDL) 7:30 p.m. AT Kino North Stadium; Tucson, Ariz.
May 11 CD Aguiluchos USA (NPSL) at San Francisco City FC (Calif.) 7:30 p.m. PT Beach Chalet #4; San Francisco, Calif.
May 11 La Maquina (Calif.) at Portland Timbers U-23s (PDL) 7:30 p.m. PT Providence Park; Portland, Ore.
May 11 Outbreak FC (Claif.) at Sounders FC U-23s (PDL) 7:30 p.m. PT Panther Stadium (Bonney Lake H.S.); Bonney Lake, Wash.

Second Round

Date Game Time Venue
May 18
May 18
Harrisburg City Islanders (USL) at Fredericksburg FC (NPSL)

or

Harrisburg City Islanders (USL) at West Chester United SC (Pa.) winner

5:30 p.m. ET

7:30 p.m. ET

UMW Battleground Stadium; Fredericksburg, Va.

West Chester United Soccer Club; West Chester, Pa.

May 18 Cincinnati Dutch Lions (PDL) / Indy Eleven NPSL winner at FC Cincinnati (USL) 7 p.m. ET Nippert Stadium; Cincinnati, Ohio
May 18

 

May 18

Charlotte Independence (USL) at Charlotte Eagles (PDL)

or

Myrtle Beach Mutiny (NPSL) at Charlotte Independence (USL)

7 p.m. ET
7 p.m. ET
Charlotte Christian School; Charlotte, N.C.

 

Ramblewood Soccer Complex; Charlotte, N.C.

May 18 Chesterfield United (NPSL) / Aromas Café FC (Va.) winner at Richmond Kickers (USL) 7 p.m. ET City Stadium; Richmond, Va.
May 18 Boca Raton Football Club (Fla.) / Miami Fusion FC (NPSL) winner at Wilmington Hammerheads (USL) 7 p.m. ET Legion Stadium; Wilmington, N.C.
May 18 Detroit City FC (NPSL) / Michigan Bucks (PDL) winner at Louisville City FC (USL) 7 p.m. ET Owsley B. Frazier Stadium Louisville, Ky.
May 18 Seacoast United (PDL) / Southie FC (Mass.) winner at Rochester Rhinos (USL) 7 p.m. ET Rhinos Stadium; Rochester, N.Y.
May 18 Lansdowne Bhoys FC (N.Y.) / Long Island Rough Riders winner at Pittsburgh Riverhounds (USL) 7 p.m. ET Highmark Stadium; Pttsburgh, Pa.
May 18 Kraze United SC (NPSL) / The Villages SC (PDL) winner at Charleston Battery (USL) 7:30 p.m. ET MUSC Health Stadium; Charleston, S.C.
May 18 Atlanta Silverbacks (NPSL) / Reading United AC (PDL) winner at Chattanooga FC (NPSL) 7:30 p.m. ET Finley Stadium; Chattanooga, Tenn.
May 18

May 18

May 18

Jersey Express (PDL) / Clarkstown SC Eagles (NPSL) at New York Pancyprian Freedoms

or

Jersey Express (PDL) at New York Red Bulls U-23 (PDL)

or

New York Red Bulls U-23s (PDL) at Clarkstown SC Eagles (NPSL)

7:30 p.m. ET

7 p.m. ET

7 p.m. ET

Belson Stadium at St. John’s University; Jamaica, N.Y.

Red Bull Training Facility; Whippany, N.J.

 

Torne Valley Sports Complex; Hillburn, N.Y.

May 18 AFC Cleveland (NPSL) / GPS Portland Phoenix winner at Saint Louis FC (USL) 7 p.m. CT World Wide Technology Soccer Park; Fenton, Mo.
May 18 Corinthians FC of San Antonio (NPSL) / NTX Rayados (Texas) winner at San Antonio FC (USL) 7 p.m. CT Toyota Field; San Antonio, Texas
May 18

May 18

OKC Energy FC (USL) at Mississippi Brilla FC (PDL)

or

OKC Energy FC (USL) vs. CD Motagua of New Orleans (La.)

7 p.m. CT

TBD

Traceway Park; Clinton, Miss.

TBD

May 18

May 18

Tulsa Roughnecks (USL) at Des Moines Menace (PDL)

or

Tulsa Roughnecks (USL) at FC Wichita (NPSL)

7:30 p.m. CT

7:05 p.m. CT

Valley Stadium; West Des Moines, Iowa

Stryker Soccer Complex; Wichita, Kan.

May 18 Harpo’s FC (Colo.) / Albuquerque Sol FC (PDL) winner at Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC (USL) 7 p.m. MT Switchbacks Stadium; Colorado Springs, Colo.
May 18 Outbreak FC (Calif.) / Sounders FC U-23 (PDL) winner at Kitsap Pumas (PDL) 7:30 p.m. PT Silverdale Stadium (Olympic High School); Bremerton, Wash.
May 18

May 18

Orange County Blues (USL) at LA Wolves FC (Calif.)

or

Orange County Blues (USL) at Ventura County Fusion (PDL)

7:30 p.m. PT

7 p.m. PT

East L.A. College; Monterey Park, Calif.

Ventura College Sportsplex; Ventura, Calif.

May 18 San Francisco City FC (Calif.) / CD Aguiluchos USA (Calif.) winner at Sacramento Republic FC (USL) 7:30 p.m. PT Bonney Field; Sacramento, Calif.
May 18

May 18

Burlingame Dragons (PDL) / Sacramento Gold (NPSL) winner at Portland Timbers U-23 (PDL)

or

Burlingame Dragons (PDL) / Sacramento Gold (NPSL) winner at La Maquina (Calif.)

7:30 p.m. PT

6 p.m. PT

Providence Park; Portland, Ore.

Lake Forest Sports Complex; Lake Fores, Calif.

First Round - May 11 (PDL, NPSL, Open Division clubs enter)
Second Round - May 18 (USL clubs, 1 PDL, 1 NPSL club enter)
Third Round - June 1 (NASL clubs enter)
Fourth Round - June 15 (MLS clubs enter)
Round of 16 - June 29
Quarterfinals - July 20
Semifinals - August 10
Final-  September 21

2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Participating Teams

Division I, II and III Professional Teams Eligible to Participate (43 total):

Division I - Major League Soccer (17 teams, entering in the Fourth Round): Chicago Fire, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew SC, D.C. United, FC Dallas, Houston Dynamo, LA Galaxy, New England Revolution, New York City FC, New York Red Bulls, Orlando City SC, Philadelphia Union, Portland Timbers, Real Salt Lake, San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders FC, Sporting Kansas City

Division II - North American Soccer League (9 teams, entering in the Third Round): Carolina RailHawks, Fort Lauderdale Strikers, Indy Eleven, Jacksonville Armada, Miami FC, Minnesota United FC, New York Cosmos, Rayo OKC, Tampa Bay Rowdies

Division III - United Soccer League (17 teams, entering in the Second Round): Arizona United, Charleston Battery, Charlotte Independence, Colorado Springs Switchbacks, FC Cincinnati, Harrisburg City Islanders, Louisville City FC, Oklahoma City Energy, Orange County Blues, Pittsburgh Riverhounds, Richmond Kickers, Rochester Rhinos, Sacramento Republic, Saint Louis FC, San Antonio, Tulsa Roughnecks, Wilmington Hammerheads

Open Division Teams (48 total, all entering in the First Round):

National Premier Soccer League (15 places): Qualified via 2015 NPSL playoffs: AFC Cleveland (Ohio), CD Aguiluchos USA (Calif.), Chattanooga FC* (Tenn.), Clarkstown SC Eagles (N.Y.), Indy Eleven NPSL, Myrtle Beach Mutiny (S.C.), Sacramento Gold (Calif.); At-Large Berths previously awarded: Atlanta Silverbacks Reserves, FC Wichita (Kan.), Fredericksburg FC (Va.), Miami Fusion FC; At-Large Berths newly awarded: Chesterfield United FC (Va.), Corinthians FC of San Antonio (Texas), Detroit City FC*, Kraze United (Florida). New York Cosmos B and New York Athletic Club, previously awarded places in the 2016 competition, have withdrawn. The NPSL is a nationwide league affiliated with the U.S. Adult Soccer Association and opted to use 2015 league results to determine its qualifiers for the 2016 Open Cup.

Premier Development League (19 places): Division Winners: Burlingame Dragons* (Calif.), Charlotte Eagles (N.C.), Des Moines Menace* (Iowa), FC Tucson* (Ariz.), GPS Portland Phoenix (Maine), Kitsap Pumas* (Wash.), Michigan Bucks*, Mississippi Brilla, New York Red Bulls U-23, The Villages SC* (Fla.); At-Large Berths previously awarded: Jersey Express* (N.J.), Long Island Rough Riders* (N.Y.), Reading United* (Pa.), Seacoast United Phantoms* (N.H.), Ventura County Fusion* (Calif.); At-Large Berths newly awarded: Albuquerque Sol FC (N.M.), Cincinnati Dutch Lions (Ohio), Portland Timbers U-23, Sounders FC U-23. The PDL is a nationwide league affiliated with the U.S. Adult Soccer Association and opted to use 2015 league results to determine its qualifiers for the 2016 Open Cup.

 

Local Qualifiers (14 places, listed alphabetically by state): California (5): La Maquina, LA Wolves FC, Outbreak FC, San Francisco City Football Club*, San Nicolas FC; Colorado (1): Harpo’s FC*; Florida (1): Boca Raton Football Club; Louisiana (1): CD Motagua of New Orleans; Massachusetts (1): Southie FC; New York (2): Lansdowne Bhoys FC, New York Pancyprian Freedoms; Pennsylvania (1): West Chester United; Texas (1): NTX Rayados*; Virginia (1): Aromas Cafe FC

* Participated in 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup (The Villages SC played as Ocala Stampede)