We regret to inform you that unfortunately the 2019 Great Lakes Soccer Challenge has been canceled. Due to receiving over 4 inches of rain since Friday Morning, the Fox Valley Park District and Stuart Sports Complex has closed their facility and all fields for the day.
Thank you for your understanding in this matter.
Registration Deadline - August 23rd, 2019
The 2019 Great Lakes Soccer Challenge is an IYSA Sanctioned Tournament and GotSoccer Event with multiple levels of competition that is being held at Stuart Sports Complex. The GLSC guarantees 3 games for all teams, Championships and Finalist Awards and the Club Cup 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 Stuart Sports Complex, located at US-30 and Griffin Dr., Montgomery, IL. This IYSA sanctioned event provides multiple competition levels for Boys (U7-U15) and Girls (U7-U18). Each year the GLSC hosts 200 competitive teams from throughout Region 2 and the Midwest.
-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 U11 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:
Girls (u7) 4v4, 2x25
Girls (u8) 4v4, 2x25
Boys (u7) 5v5, 2x25
Boys (u8) 5v5, 2x25
Boys/Girls (U9) 7v7, 2x25
Boys/Girls (U10) 7v7, 2x25
Boys/Girls (U11) 9v9, 2x30
Boys/Girls (U12) 9v9, 2x30
Boys/Girls (U13) 11v11, 2x35
Boys/Girls (U14) 11v11, 2x35
Boys/Girls (U15) 11v11, 2x35
Girls (U16) 11v11, 2x35
Girls (U17) 11v11, 2x35
Girls (U18) 11v11, 2x35
Girls (U19) 11v11, 2x35
4 vs 4 divisions - $525
5 vs 5 divisions - $550
7 vs 7 divisions - $600
9 vs 9 divisions - $695
11 vs 11 divisions- $750
*** If paying by Credit Card, a 4% precessing fee will be assessed.***
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.
We have partnered with TRAVELING TEAMS® to secure discounted room blocks at a variety of tournament approved hotels close to our venues. This is a Stay to Play event. It is required that all teams traveling to this event reserve their hotel accommodations through TRAVELING TEAMS®. Please see the "Hotel" link for additional information. Thank you in advance for your cooperation!