Challenge Cup

Aug 7-9, 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 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 SINCE 2019 The Challenge Cup has expanded the field to include U11 ages for both boys and girls. The competition will challenge teams to compete in a 9v9 format

NEW SINCE 2018 The Challenge Cup will feature as a College Showcase for ages U15-U18/19 attracting college programs from all across the country.

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:
    • Tournament Style Play
      • U11 (2010) Boys and Girls NEW!
      • U12-U14 (2009-2007) Girls
      • U11-U14 (2009-2007) Boys
    • College Showcase
      • U15-U18/19 (2006-2003/02) Girls

College Coaches List (Not Yet Available)

  • Cost:
    • U11-U14; 4 games guarantee                    $975 ($1000*)
    • U15-U19; 3 game College Showcase        $800 ($825*)      *prices after June 26, 2020
  • Game Duration:
    • U11/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
  • 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

  • Initial Pricing Deadline: June 26, 2020*
  • Registration Deadline: July 12, 2020*
  • Accepted Teams/Brackets: July 25, 2020*
  • Schedule Release Date: July 28, 2020*
  • Online Check-in Deadline: August 3, 2020

    *All deadlines/dates are subject to change at the discresion 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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