Youth Soccer’s Elite to Compete
Discounted Tickets available for a limited time
in Dr Pepper Dallas Cup XXXVI
For the 36th consecutive year, soccer’s best international and domestic youth teams will descend on North Texas to participate in the prestigious Dr Pepper Dallas Cup. From March 29 through April 5, the teams — some of which are certainly developing future World Cup stars — will compete for the iconic “Boot and Ball” championship trophy
Select Gordon Jago Super Group first-round games will be held at the Cotton Bowl, while “Championship Weekend” will be hosted at Toyota Stadium in Frisco. Additional games will be played throughout the week, free of charge, at the Classic League Soccer Complex at Richland College, and the new MoneyGram Soccer Park in Northwest Dallas.
Here is everything you need to know to catch this year’s exciting tournament!
Special Offer for Pitch Readers
We are pleased to offer discounted tickets for the North Texas soccer community and readers of The Pitch. Now through March 23, use the special password “PITCH” to receive $10 adult tickets and $4 youth tickets! After March 23, prices return to the regular $15 for adults and $5 for youth. Purchase your discounted tickets here.
Dallas Cup XXXVI to be played at TWO Stadiums
The Dr Pepper Dallas Cup is expanding for 2015, with games being held in two stadiums: Dallas’ historic Cotton Bowl and Toyota Stadium in Frisco. The tournament will open with its traditional Gordon Jago Super Group triple-header and Welcome World Opening Ceremonies on Sunday, March 29. The Cotton Bowl will host these games, in addition to the Wednesday, April 1, Super Group double-header.
On Friday, April 3, the stadium games will move to Toyota Stadium in Frisco for “Championship Weekend.” Toyota Stadium will host the Gordon Jago Super Group semifinals, followed by all age-group Championship matches, which are played on Saturday and Sunday of tournament week.
Elite Teams to Compete for the Prestigious Gordon Jago Super Group Title
This year, the Gordon Jago Super Group is stacked with talented teams and features four former Super Group Champions (River Plate, Corinthians, Coritiba, and Tigres), the club with the most Dallas Cup championships (Monterrey), the current U-18 Barclays Premier League Champion (Everton), and a top Spanish club making their Dallas Cup debut (Valencia). The twelve Gordon Jago Super Group clubs, representing eight different countries, are:
- CA River Plate (Argentina)
- SC Corinthians (Brazil)
- Coritiba FC (Brazil)
- Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao FC (China)
- Everton FC (England)
- Ryutsu-Keizai University FC (Japan)
- CF Monterrey (Mexico)
- Tigres UANL (Mexico)
- Valencia CF (Spain)
- FC Dallas Academy (United States)
- LA Galaxy Academy (United States)
- Real Salt Lake Academy (United States)
Stadium Game Schedule
Sunday, March 29 – Cotton Bowl
12:30 p.m. Corinthians (Brazil) vs. FC Dallas (USA)
3:00 p.m. Tigres UNAL (Mexico) vs. Valencia (Spain)
5:00 p.m. Welcome World Opening Ceremonies
6:30 p.m. River Plate (Argentina) vs. Everton (England)
Wednesday, April 1 – Cotton Bowl
5:00 p.m. Super Group Match – Teams TBD
7:30 p.m. Super Group Match – Teams TBD
Friday, April 3 – Toyota Stadium
6:00 p.m. Super Group Match – Teams TBD
8:00 p.m. Super Group Match – Teams TBD
Saturday, April 4 – Toyota Stadium
9:15 a.m. U13 Championship
11:15 a.m. U14 Championship
1:15 p.m. U15 Championship
3:30 p.m. U16 Championship
Sunday, April 5 – Toyota Stadium
10:00 a.m. U17 Championship
12:30 p.m. Super 17s Championship
3:00 p.m. U19 Championship
6:00 p.m. Gordon Jago Super Group U19 Championship – Followed by Trophy Presentation by Dr Pepper
Be sure to check out dallascup.com for the most current schedule and results.