With the final Group Stage match date wrapping up on November 2nd, most Fall playing teams have completed their Group Stage scheduled. Fall playing teams will now be off until March due to Winter High School restrictions. During the Winter, teams from Region 5, 6, and 8 will complete their Group Stage. All teams will come together in the Spring to complete the Cup.
The Knockout Stage of the Cup consists of the final rounds and is played during the Spring. By the Knockout Stage teams are placed into brackets and is consists of five rounds: Qualifying, Round of 16, Quarterfinals, Semifinals, and Finals. The Qualifying Round is only played in very large divisions, consisting of a one game playoff to determine a teams final division placement. Teams are not eliminated from Cup play until losing in the Round of 16, Quarterfinal, or Semifinal. NorCal hosts all Quarterfinals, Semifinals, and Finals.