September 16-18, 2016
The 2016 Great Lakes Soccer Challenge is an IYSA Sanctioned Tournament and GotSoccer Event with multiple levels of competition that is being held at the Naperville Polo Fields. The GLSC guarantees 3 games for all teams, Championships and Finalist Awards and the English Rows Dental Group which goes to the club with the most points for Champions and Finalists. The GLSC draws local, regional and International teams. If you are looking for an early season tournament with multiple levels of competiiton, high level referees and great fields all at one site, the Great Lakes Soccer Challenge is the tournament for you!
All games will be played on a quality playing surface at the Naperville Polo Club (23700 W 119th St. Plainfield, IL 60586). This IYSA sanctioned event provides multiple competition levels for Boys (U8-U14) and Girls (U8-U18). Each year the GLSC hosts 200 competitive teams from throughout Region 2 and the Midwest to the Naperville Polo Club for a great weekend of youth soccer! POLO FIELDS: 23700 W. 119th Street, Plainfield, Illinois
-All Games played on a quality playing surface at one site.
-No parking fees collected on site.
-Scheduling accomodations for coaches with 2 teams or less.
-Multiple levels of competition
-3 games guaranteed
-3 referees provided for all games U10 and older.
-Awards provided for all Finalists and Champions.
-Unique, high quality tournament apparel
-GLSC Village: Featuring shops, food, snacks and more.
-Hospitality Shuttles available to help spectators to and from fields.
-Full Medical Staff: Athletic Trainers, and Physical Therapists.
-Competitive hotel rates negotiated for out of area teams.
Formats and Game Lengths:
U8 Boys 5v5, 2x25
U8 Girls 7v7, 2x25
U9 Boys/Girls 7v7, 2x25
U10 Boys/Girls 7v7, 2x25
U11 Boys/Girls 9v9, 2x30
U12 Boys/Girls 9v9, 2x30
U12 Boys/Girls 11v11, 2x30
U13 Boys/Girls 11v11, 2x35
U14 Boys/Girls 11v11, 2x35
U15 Girls 11v11, 2x35
U16 Girls 11v11, 2x35
U17 Girls 11v11, 2x35
U18 Girls 11v11, 2x35
NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER TEAMS ARE ACCEPTED.
THE TOURNAMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PLACE TEAMS IN THE DIVISION THAT THEY FEEL IS THE MOST APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF PLAY FOR THEM AND THAT IT MAY BE A COMBINED DIVISION OF MULTIPLE AGES.
TEAMS MAY PLAY GAMES AS EARLY AS 7:00AM AND AS LATE AS 6:00PM ON SATURDAY AND/OR SUNDAY.