Winning a berth does not guarantee a spot in the GSTC. In most cases, the first 32 teams to register will be selected.
Spots are only secured once a team submits their official tournament registration before the registration deadline.
The following requirements must be met in order for an age level to be expanded to 40 teams;
Teams can win an automatic berth by placing 1st or 2nd in a GSTC Qualifier.
In most cases, the first 32 teams to register will be selected.
Note: If a team is "playing up" for a qualifier, either at an older age level or higher division, and earns a berth, they are only eligible to participate in the GSTC at the age and level to which they qualified. This does not apply to berths that are passed down.
Once all automatic berths are registered, the remaining spots will be invited based on pre-registration and participation in GSTC Qualifiers.
There is no cost to Pre-Register for an At-Large Berth.