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Upper Cumberland Soccer Club to Host 2018 Spring Cleveland Grimes Friendship Cup

The Upper Cumberland Soccer Club will host the 2018 Spring  Cleveland Grimes Friendship Cup, June 2nd-3rd , at Putnam County Sports Complex in Cookeville, TN . The event carries the name of Cleveland Grimes, long time board member and Executive Vice-President of TSSA. Grimes was instrumental in not only forming and creating recreational soccer in the Southeastern district where he lived, but also in promoting and fostering the game at the grassroots level across the state. The Cleveland Grimes Friendship Cup will provide a family fun atmosphere throughout the weekend with inflatables, giveaways, and music on Saturday, June 2nd. 

The application is now available by clicking here: Cleveland Grimes Friendship Cup

Please note you must select the "Apply Team" button at the top right hand corner of the page.

If you have trouble with the link, please copy and paste to your browser.

As a reminder, the Friendship Cup is open to all Division 4 registered Recreational teams registered with TSSA. All applications will be due by May 18th with payment.  

If you have questions please contact Cortnie Hewlett (, Derek Greene ( or John Moore (

Approximately 100 teams participated in the two Cleveland Grimes Friendship Cup events last year. Space is limited, so please be sure to sign up early to make sure your team has a spot in this fun event.

Play will be held in the following age groups and will follow BIRTH YEAR guidelines for bracketing purposes.

The birth year guidelines can be found at the following link:

Age/ Format:
U6- 4 v 4 (No GK) 9 Player Maximum roster size
U7/8- 4 v 4 (No GK) 9 Player Maximum Roster size
U9/10- 7 v 7 14 Player Maximum Roster size
U11/12- 9 v 9 15 Player Maximum Roster size
U13-15 11 v 11 18 Player Maximum Roster size
U16-18 11 v 11 22 Player Maximum Roster size

U6-U8 $160.00 per team
U9-U12 $240.00 per team
U13-U18 $280.00 per team

UCUSC Spring 2018 Recreation Registration is now complete!

Registration for Spring 2018 Rec season is now closed.  You should be hearing from a coach soon.  The first weekend of games is scheduled for March 23.  We will post the full schedule once is it complete.  We look forward to a fantastic season!! #playunited


A big thank you to our 2017-2018 community sponsors!  We appreciate the investment you've made in our players. Please visit our Sponsors page for more information about each of these companies.

Putnam County Sports Complex Address

497 Whiteaker Springs Rd., Cookeville, TN 38506

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