SEPTEMBER 17-19th, 2021
Building on the success of the Valparaiso Invitational, this impressive season starting event will celebrate its 11th year running.
The event will take place at fields around the Valley where we expect 300 teams joining us from Arizona, Nevada, California, Colorado, and Utah.
This early tournament is a great way to start off your 2021/2022 season. All levels of competition are represented and we hope you will join us and the best of youth soccer in Arizona!
PLEASE NOTE: A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Kim Pierce, our Tournament Director, and help with her fight against cancer. Please also consider a donation on Kim's GoFundMe page.
Tournament Play: September 17-19th, 2021
Registration Deadline: August 23, 2021
Payment Deadline: September 3rd, 2021 (Payment will be processed at the time of acceptance)
Rosters Due (online): September 13th, 2021
Interim Tournament Director
SANCTIONING BODY: USYS/ASA
ACADEMY TEAMS - We wanted to remind you that for our U7-U8 players this is an Academy format tournament there are no scores being kept for U7-U8. We want to encourage player development using the Academy methodology. Players may play on their age-appropriate team or clubs team but must be registered within US Club or US Youth. According to the US Soccer guidelines, you may pool players throughout the tournament to meet their development needs. Coaches must not exceed 80 minutes for any player per day.
Trace Soccer - Automatic Game Filming + Editing
Don’t miss this chance to capture personalized video, gain recruiting exposure, and experience the feeling of true automated filming and editing. Teams have the opportunity to purchase a Trace Event Package at a discounted price as part of your Cactus Kickoff entry.
The package is white-gloved and includes:
Sign up here by 9/10 to reserve a Trace Event Package for your team.
Get Noticed with Trace + Trace iD:
To remove a player, click into the player, scroll down and click remove player
To generate your event roster: https://gotsoccer.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360012238114-How-To-Generate-A-Roster-From-A-Team-Account
How to add club pass players to your event roster: https://gotsoccer.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360012248294-How-To-Add-A-Club-Pass-Player-From-A-Team-Account-
How to add Guest players from another club: https://gotsoccer.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/115002705527-How-to-add-a-guest-player-from-a-different-club-
How to print your event roster: https://gotsoccer.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/115008324608-Printing-Event-Check-in-Roster-from-Team-Account
How to upload documents into your team’s Got Soccer Classic account: https://gotsoccer.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/115002825328-How-Do-I-Upload-Documents-for-a-Tournament-League