2018 Desert Super Cup – Thanksgiving
As the sister tournament of the Phoenix Cup in March where over 300+ applied into, the Desert Super Cup is the Thanksgiving tournament to attend with over 25 fields in use with teams coming from across North America.
WHEN: Competition will begin on Friday November 23rd and the tournament concludes with Finals on Sunday, November 25th. Given the number if out of state teams, there is no guarantees to accommodate schedules requests.
WHERE: The Desert Super Cup will be played at some of most prime time fields on the west coast – Reach 11 and Scottsdale Sports Complex. Specific age groups will be assigned and play at respective facilities/fields throughout the weekend.
Schedule and Brackets: http://events.gotsport.com/events/Default.aspx?eventid=60588
Application Deadline is October 20th, 2018. Entries whose payment is not received by deadline will be considered late and incur a $50 late fee . The completed Check and gotsoccer application (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. Note: Teams who are accepted and withdraw from event do not receive a refund.
Acceptance notifications will be sent to those teams who qualify in a timely manner. 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.
- $495 for U9 & U10 (playing 7 v 7),
- $595 for U11 & U12 (playing 9 v 9)
- $750 for U13 & U14 (playing 11 v 11)
- $995 for U15 and older.
Reminder: Entry fees received after the August 1 , 2018 deadline date will incur an additional $50.00 late fee.
TRAINERS & MEDICAL STAFF: Athletic trainers will be onsite at all facilities to ensure the safety of our athletes.
TOURNAMENT FORMAT: Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 3 games with a finals for all brackets. Referee fees are included in the registration fee. U9 and U10 teams play 7-a-side and may carry up to 12 players. U11 and U12 teams play 9-a-side and may carry up to 16 players. U13 to U19 teams play 11-a-side and may carry up to 22 players on their roster but only 18 players can play in any given game.
U9-U12 are allowed 4 guest players (included in the roster maximum)
U13 and up are allowed 6 guest players (included in the roster maximum)
THIS IS A STAY AND PLAY EVENT FOR TRAVEL TEAMS. All teams booking hotel rooms must use the selected hotels provided by the Desert Super Cup which is being managed by Housing Connections to ensure competitive rates are offered at quality hotels. Any travel team not using the approved service will NOT be permitted to participate in the tournament and a refund will not be issued.
Any teams registering after the deadline will be placed on an active waiting list depending on availability based on the size of the divisions and flights.