Modern-era record 103 teams are entered 01/26/2022

The 107th edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup will kick off March 22 with a record number of entrants since 1995.

The 2022 edition marks a return after a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 103 sets a modern-era (1995-present) record with 103 teams. The previous high of 99 was set in 2017. The number of teams from pro leagues is a record 71, topping the record of 52 pro clubs entered in 2019.

2022 dates:
March 22-23 First Round(Open Division teams enter)
April 5-7 Second Round (Division II and III teams enter)
April 8 Third Round Draw
April 19-21 Third Round (17 lower-seeded MLS teams enter)
April 22 Round of 32 Draw
May 10-11 Round of 32 (8 higher-seeded MLS teams enter)
May 12 Round of 16/Quarterfinal Draw
May 24-25 Round of 16
June 21-22 Quarterfinals
July 26-27 Semifinals
Sept. 6, 7, 13 or 14 Final

Division I
Major League Soccer
Teams entering third round (17):
Atlanta United
Austin F.C
Charlotte F.C
Chicago Fire
Columbus Crew
DC United
FC Cincinnati
FC Dallas
Houston Dynamo
Los Angeles F.C
LA Galaxy
Minnesota United
NY Red Bulls
Orlando City
Real Salt Lake
San Jose Earthquakes
Teams entering in round of 32 (8):
Colorado Rapids
Nashville SC
New England Revolution
New York City F.C
Portland Timbers
Seattle Sounders
Sporting KC

Division II
USL Championship
Teams entering the Second Round (23):
Birmingham Legion
Charleston Battery
Colorado Springs Switchbacks
Detroit City F.C
El Paso Locomotive
Hartford Athletic
Indy Eleven
Las Vegas Lights
Louisville City
Memphis 901
Miami F.C
Monterey Bay F.C
New Mexico United
Oakland Roots
Orange County SC
Phoenix Rising
Pittsburgh Riverhounds
Rio Grande Valley FC
Sac Republic FC
San Antonio F.C
San Diego Loyal
Tampa Bay Rowdies
FC Tulsa

Division III
MLS Next Pro
Teams entering the Second Round (2):
Rochester NY FC
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Teams entering the Second Round (10):
AC Syracuse Pulse
ALBION San Diego
Bay Cities F.C
Cal United Strikers FC
Chattanooga F.C
Flower City Union
Los Angeles Force
Maryland Bobcats
Michigan Stars FC
Valley United F.C

USL League One
Teams entering in second round (11):
Central Valley Fuego
Charlotte Independence
Chattanooga Red Wolves SC
Forward Madison F.C
Greenville Triumph SC
North Carolina F.C
Northern Colorado Hailstorm
Richmond Kickers
South Georgia Tormenta FC
FC Tuscon
Union Omaha

Open division
Teams entering in second round (10):
Cleveland SC
Denton Diablos
FC Motown
Georgia Revolution
Hartford City
Las Vegas Legends
Miami United F.C
Minneapolis City SC
Southern States SC
Tulsa Athletic

USL League Two
Teams entering in second round (10):
Chicago FC United
Des Moines Menace
NC Fusion U23
Ocean City Nor’easters
Park City Red Wolves SC
Portland Timbers U23
South Carolina United F.C
The Villages SC
West Chester United SC
Western Mass Pioneers

Open qualifiers:
East Region: Brockton FC United (Mass.), Lynchburg FC (Va.), Nova FC (Va.), Oyster Bay United FC (NY)
Southeast Region: City Soccer FC (Fla.), Orlando FC Wolves (Fla.)
Central Region: Azteca FC (Colo.), D’Feeters Kicks Soccer Club (Texas)
West Region: Contra Costa FC (Calif.), Escondido FC (Calif.), San Fernando Valley FC (Calif.)
2021 USASA Amateur Cup champion: Lansdowne Yonkers FC (NY)

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