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2016 US Open Cup qualifying: Open division tournament begins in October; PDL gets 15 spots, NPSL gets 13

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The amateur teams that will take part in the 2016 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup qualifying tournament have been announced by the US Soccer Federation. Next year, 36 amateur clubs will take part in the 103rd edition of the tournament with the Premier Development League (PDL) receiving 15 spots and the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) being awarded 13.

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Chicago Fire first in line to host 2015 US Open Cup Final on Sept. 30 after blind draw (video)

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The United States Soccer Federation conducted a coin flip to determine the hosting priorities for the 2015 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Final. After it was all said and done, the Chicago Fire, who are seeking a record-tying fifth US Open Cup title, are the top priority to host the championship game if they defeat the Philadelphia Union in the Semifinals on Aug. 12.

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