December 1-3, 2017
All Premier Teams
Boys & Girls – U10 – U19
SCHEELS OP Soccer Complex
Wyandotte Sporting Fields
Overland Park, Kansas
Deadline – October 27
U10-12 (’08-’06) 9v9 – $675
U12-14 (’06-’04) 11v11 – $725
U15-19 (’03-’99) Showcase $800
The Challenger Season Finale & Showcase is a stay-and-play event. All traveling teams must stay at one of the approved host hotels. Reservations must be made through GCI Travel. For the Challenger Season Finale & Showcase, all earned comp rooms for U15 through U19 teams will be applied to the attending college coaches. This will maximize the number of college coaches at this event and provide the best possible showcase to all participating players.
Click here to book Challenger Season Finale & Showcase hotel rooms.
(800) 950-1110 x7764
Below is the Challenger Sports tournament policy for traveling teams:
All teams traveling to participate in the Challenger Season Finale & Showcase must contact Chree Smith at Global Connections Inc. (GCI) to place hotel reservations. GCI has reserved reduced rate tournament room blocks with a wide range of hotels to suit the needs of all participating teams.
Please note, traveling teams must reserve hotels through GCI in order to be accepted into the tournament.
Except as otherwise stated, the rules of USYSA and FIFA “Laws of the Game” shall govern this tournament.
The Showcase Divisions (U15-19 girls and boys) will be played with a three-game guarantee with no points allocated or championship game played.
U16s will play two 35-minute halves and the U17-19s will play two 40-minute halves.
U10 – U14 Tournament Format – 3 guaranteed games and finals
U15 – U19 Showcase Format – 3 guaranteed games and college coaches attending
To provide an event to connect college coaches and prospective players, Challenger Sports hosts the Season Finale & Showcase event at the Overland Park Soccer Complex. This event offers the High School aged player a chance of showcasing their talents in front of college coaches from all over the Midwest, as well as giving the younger players an end of year tournament to display the skills learned throughout the season.
Early December is the perfect time of year for soccer players to showcase in front of collegiate coaches. All High School programs will be completed by this date, and the majority of college programs will be looking to scout future players for their programs at this time.
With 140+ teams and 100+ college coaches in attendance from Divisions I, II, III, NAIA and NJCAA, the Showcase proves to be a great opportunity for players of all skill levels to put their talents on display in front of the college coaches looking to recruit them. Don’t miss out on this year’s event!
- Over 300 college coaches invited
- Play at the ‘State of the art’ $36 million Overland Park Soccer Complex
- Great central location in Overland Park
- 12 tournament-quality synthetic turf fields
- Lighted fields for night use
- All formats (8v8 & 11v11) will play on the turf fields
- Games will only be played at the new complex – no satellite fields will be used
- Great competition from all over the Midwest
- Open to boys and girls teams ages U10-U19
- Scheduling requests encouraged and worked around
- Excellent referees
- The complex includes a fieldhouse, playground and several concession areas