Challenge Cup

Aug 14-16, 2020

Challenge Cup Registration (Not Yet Available)

Hosted on some of Chicagoland’s best playing surfaces at the Waukegan Sports Park.  This event annually draws many of the top clubs/teams as they begin their preparations for the new soccer year. Clubs will include many of the top-performing ECNL, DA, and USYS Championship Series representatives from around the country.

The Challenge Cup will feature as a College Showcase for ages U15-U18/19 attracting college programs from all across the country. For the first time in Challenge Cup history, the event will feature two NCAA Division I women’s soccer pre-season matches under the lights at the Turf Field:

Northwestern vs DePaul; Friday, August 14th

Marquette vs Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Saturday, August 15th

The application and registration process will be coordinated through the Total Global Sports system. With any technical help, please contact Kory Patterson at help@totalglobalsports.com


Important Information:

  • US Club Soccer Sanctioned Event
    • Non-US Club teams are welcomed and insured
  • Ages:
    • Cup Style Play
      • U12-U14 (2009-2007) Girls
      • U12-U14 (2009-2007) Boys
    • College Showcase
      • U15-U18/19 (2006-2003/02) Girls

College Coaches List (Not Yet Available)

  • Cost:
    • U12-U14; 4 games guarantee                    $975
    • U15-U19; 3 game College Showcase        $1,175    
  • Game Duration:
    • U12 [9v9] – 2×30 minute halves
    • U13/U14 [11v11] – 2×35 minutes halves
    • U15 and above – 2×40 minutes halves
  • Team and Individual Awards presented to Champions and Runners Up for U12-U14 brackets only
  • The Eclipse Select Spring Classic is a “stay-to-play” event for teams traveling from outside the area (club office 100 miles from tournament site). 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.

Important Deadlines/Dates

  • Registration Deadline: July 17, 2020*
  • Accepted Teams/Brackets: July 23, 2020*
  • Schedule Release Date: July 28, 2020*
  • Online Check-in Deadline: August 3, 2020

    *All deadlines/dates are subject to change at the discretion of the Tournament Director. All team admins will be notified of such changes if/when they occur.

Challenge Cup Sponsors

 

Please contact Patrick Kaindl with Challenge Cup 2020 Sponsorship Opportunities


Past Results

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