VOYAGEURS CUP 2003
Format, Tiebreakers

There are 4 participating teams in Voyageurs Cup 2003: Calgary Storm, Montreal Impact, Toronto Lynx and Vancouver Whitecaps. Each team plays 2 matches (1 home, 1 away) against each other team, for a total of 6 matches (3 home, 3 away) per team and 12 matches overall. All of these matches are drawn from the USL A-league's 2003 regular season.

In each match, 3 points are awarded for a win (even if it comes in extra time), 1 point is awarded for a draw, and 0 points are awarded for a loss (even if it comes in extra time). The four teams are ranked according to the total number of points obtained in all Voyageurs Cup 2003 matches. If two or more teams are tied on points then they are ranked relative to each other by applying the following tiebreakers:

  1. Number of points obtained in the Voyageurs Cup 2003 matches between the tied teams.
  2. Goal difference in the Voyageurs Cup 2003 matches between the tied teams.
  3. Number of goals scored in the Voyageurs Cup 2003 matches between the tied teams.
  4. Number of away goals scored in the Voyageurs Cup 2003 matches between the tied teams.
  5. Goal difference in all Voyageurs Cup 2003 matches.
  6. Number of goals scored in all Voyageurs Cup 2003 matches.
  7. Number of away goals scored in all Voyageurs Cup 2003 matches.
  8. If exactly two teams are tied: Number of points obtained in all A-league 2003 regular season matches between the tied teams.
  9. If exactly two teams are tied: Goal difference in all A-league 2003 regular season matches between the tied teams.
  10. If exactly two teams are tied: Number of away goals scored in all A-league 2003 regular season matches between the tied teams.
  11. Number of points obtained in all A-league 2003 regular season matches.
  12. Goal difference in all A-league 2003 regular season matches.
  13. Number of goals scored in all A-league 2003 regular season matches.
  14. Number of away goals scored in all A-league 2003 regular season matches.
  15. Stage reached in the A-league 2003 playoffs.
  16. Goal difference in the furthest A-league 2003 playoff stage reached.
  17. Number of goals scored in the furthest A-league 2003 playoff stage reached.
  18. Number of away goals scored in the furthest A-league 2003 playoff stage reached.
The team ranked highest after all matches have been played is the Voyageurs Cup 2003 champion.