Challenge Cup

Aug 9-11, 2019

Hosted on some of Chicagoland’s best playing surfaces at the Waukegan Sports Park.  This event annually draws many of the top clubs/teams from the country as they begin their preparations for the new soccer year.

Come test yourself against the best on quality fields with appropriate game lengths.

NEW THIS YEAR! The Challenge Cup will feature as a College Showcase for ages U15-U18/19 attracting college programs from all across the country.

The application, registration, and scheduling process will be coordinated through TGS.

2018 Challenge Cup Schedule   

Important Information:

  • Application Deadline is July 1, 2019
  • US Club Soccer Sanctioned Event
    • Non-US Club teams are welcomed and insured
  • Ages:
    • Tournament Style Play
      • U12-U14 Girls
      • U12-U14 Boys
    • College Showcase
      • U15-U18/19 Girls

College Coaches List 

  • Cost:
    • U12-U14 $975; 4 game guarantee
    • U15-U19 $800; 3 game College Showcase
  • Game Duration:
    • U12–2×30 minutes
      • U12 will have the 9v9 format
    • U13/U14–2×35 minutes
    • U15 and Over–2×40 minutes
  • Team and Individual Awards presented to Champions and Runners Up
  • The Eclipse Select Spring Classic is a “stay-to-play” event for teams traveling from outside the area. Contact Cindy at Cindy.Mochel@eclipseselect.org
  • Waukegan Sports Park charges a $5 per car/per day entry fee to the facility
  • THIS IS A FULL 3 DAY EVENT.  ALL TEAMS MUST BE PREPARED TO PLAY FRIDAY AS EARLY AS 8 AM.

2018 Groups and Flights

Past Results

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