The 2017 Men's College Cup is slated for Dec. 8 & 10 at Talen Energy Stadium in Philadelphia.

The national semifinals will be played on the first date while the national title game will then be held on the latter date to determine the 59th national champion in College Cup history.

The Division I men's soccer tournament starts with 48 teams (24 automatic bids go to conference champions) and is narrowed down to the final four teams through four single-elimination rounds hosted at non-predetermined campus sites. The College Cup then begins with two single-elimination rounds at a neutral site to determine the national champion.

The 2017 selection show is scheduled for Nov. 13. Below are other dates for the 2017 tournament:

ROUND DATED
Selection Show Nov. 13, 2017
First Round Nov. 16, 2017
Second Round Nov. 19, 2017
Third Round Nov. 25 or 26, 2017
Quarterfinals Dec. 1 or 2, 2017
College Cup Dec. 8 & 10, 2017

The 2017 men's soccer regular season begins on Aug. 25.

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Stanford became the first repeat champ since Indiana in 2003-04 with its 2016 College Cup victory, coming on penalty kicks against Wake Forest.