Phoenix Cup Teams

300 Top Teams, 140+ Clubs from over 20 States and Canada

Phoenix Desert Cup Showcase Teams

The Phoenix Desert Cup – Part of the WORLDWIDE SHOWCASE SERIES– will be attracting the best teams from the US and Canada! Over 150+ college coaches and scouts will be in attendance. There’s no better place to play and be recognized! And with the beautiful weather in Arizona with a number of activities makes this event that more attractive!

The 2016 Phoenix Desert Cup had over 250 team applications with 185 accepted teams. 2017 Phoenix Cup will only accept 125 Girls and 125 Boys Teams, once filled – registration will close.  Get your application in today.

The Phoenix Desert Cup is committed to excellence above all else;

Top Rated Competition
Top Rated Fields
Top Rated Referees
Top Rated Organization

All games will be played at the stunning Reach 11 Complex, acres of manicured, level turf that has been transformed into eighteen full sized soccer fields. Nothing better than playing in the desert….

Most age groups will play in divisions of 16 teams. Each team is guaranteed three (3) games and a possible Finals if your team achieves enough points to play in finals.  Bracket play will consist of three (3) games on Friday, Saturday and possibly Sunday.  Each game is 70 minutes. EACH TEAM MAY BE REQUIRED TO PLAY ONE GAME PER DAY. FINALS TO BE PLAYED SUNDAY AFTERNOON.  Gotsoccer points in full effect.

Finals played on Sunday afternoon will consist of 2 x 35 minute halves then if tied, straight to FIFA penalty kicks will determine the Champion – only top teams in each bracket will crossover to play eachother to crown a true winner.

Applications will not be considered submitted and complete until payment has been received
Entries submitted after FEBRUARY 13th will only be considered for acceptance if there is space available – those teams applying late will be placed on a waiting list. Entries whose payment is not received by FEBRUARY 15th, 2017 will be considered late entries. The completed Check (with team, gender, and age group noted on the check) should be mailed to:  Rated Sports Group LP – P.O. Box 607 VENTURA, CA 93002

Credit Card Payment can be made through gotsoccer.    ***Entry fee to be sent within 2 weeks of submitting the team application.  Refunds will be made to all teams not accepted.

Partial refunds will be made if the tournament is canceled due to weather or Acts of God, but approximately half of the entry fee will be retained.  No refunds will be offered once a team is accepted.

Selection Process: The showcase committee takes pride in thoroughly reviewing team applications. With an extensive research period, the tournament committee will consider equally:

  • Team history
  • Results  (and yes, a 1-0 loss to top competition is better than a 10-0 win against much lesser competition)Placement in national ranking, state ranking, provincial, league, and other notable competitions
  • Team makeup
  • Other events of acceptance
  • Rankings

Our main focus during the selection process is QUALITY OVER QUANTITY.

Acceptance notifications will be e-mailed shortly after the deadline. Early acceptance may be granted for teams traveling from outside the state of Arizona, with the decision made within two (2) weeks after receiving the application provided the application and payments received before the deadline.

Applications will be accepted from teams affiliated with USYSA, US Club Soccer, Canadian Soccer Association and FIFA affiliated youth soccer associations outside of the United States.

Hotel Requirements
THIS IS A STAY AND PLAY EVENT FOR TRAVEL TEAMS.  All teams booking hotel rooms must use the selected hotels provided by the Phoenix Desert Cup which is being managed by Housing Connections to ensure competitive rates are offered at quality hotels. Any team not using the approved service will NOT be permitted to participate in the tournament and a refund will not be issued.

18 Pristine Full Size Fields in 1 Location

Reach 11 Sports Complex

The City of Phoenix’s Reach 11 Sports Complex is the largest soccer complex of its kind in Arizona and one of the largest in the western United States. The complex boasts 18 regulation sized soccer fields and has hosted international, national and regional tournaments in soccer.

Phoenix Desert Cup Showcase

At A Glance

TOURNAMENT DATES:
March 24-26, 2017

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
February 15, 2017

INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION:
All international teams must be fully registered by Feb. 1, 2017

ELIGIBILITY:
All US Soccer Members – USYS, US CLUB, AYSO & International FIFA Members
This is an USYSA Sanctioned Tournament – 2016/2017 season

AGE DIVISIONS – (**birth year):
U13, U14, U15, U16, U17, U18/19

COMPETITION LEVEL:
Groups comprised of Diamond, Premier, Platinum, Gold, Silver

ENTRY FEES:
U13-U14 – $995
U15-U19 – $1195

CONTACT:
Michael Rocca
Email Us: info@phoenixcup.com

Phoenix Desert Cup Showcase

Important Tournament Information

Schedule

COMING EARLY 2017

Registration

Tournament Dates: March 24 – 26, 2017

Submit application – Apply Here

Check List

COMING SOON

Stay to Play Event

For all travel teams, it is mandatory that you follow the stay and play policy:

Click here for hotel information

Rosters and Eligibility

ELIGIBILITY:
All US Soccer Members – USYS, US CLUB, AYSO & International FIFA Members
This is an USYSA Sanctioned Tournament – 2016/2017 season

AGE DIVISIONS – (**birth year):
U13, U14, U15, U16, U17, U18/19

COMPETITION LEVEL:
Groups comprised of Diamond, Premier, Platinum, Gold, Silver

ENTRY FEES:
U13-U14 – $995
U15-U19 – $1195

Guest Players

All guest players can register for the 2017 Phoenix Desert Cup – Click Here

Referees

If you are a qualified referee and would like to participate – Click Here

If you are a qualified referee and would like to participate – Click Here

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