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Holiday Classic

DECEMBER 13-15, 2019

2019 will be the 34th anniversary of the Holiday Classic Tournament.  The tournament is held each December in the Chandler/Phoenix area of Arizona.  While most other areas of the country are cold, wet and usually snowy at this time of year, we enjoy warm sunny weather ideal for outdoor soccer.  Come and join in the fun as some of the best young teams meet for a weekend of great soccer!

Schedules click here!


Tournament Play:  

December 13-15, 2019

Registration Deadline:

Extended until November 21, 2019

Payment Deadline:

Credit Card will be charged upon acceptance



Rosters Due (online):

December 9, 2019

Latest Information:

Click here to ref in the 2019 Holiday Classic

Credentials Check-in:

Local teams cannot check in on Friday or Saturday before your first game. Choose from either check-in night listed below. Click on the Check-in Tab for more information. **MUST BRING COMPLETED ROSTER CERTIFICATION FORM.


CHECK-IN:  Wednesday Dec 11th 11am- 8pm
              425 S 48th St Suite 114
              Tempe, AZ 85281



Credentials Check-in:

Out of town teams - Friday night at the location of your first game, or check in Saturday at the field 60 minutes prior to your first game. 

Tournament Fees:

$150 - /U7/U8 (Per 4v4 Team) - AYSA Academy Format - All teams will get 3 games on Saturday only - each team will play 3 games 4 10 minute quarters.
$500 - U9/U10 (Per 7v7 Team) – with Goal Keepers (offside – 3 Refs)
$600 - U11/U12 (Per 9v9 Team)
$700 - U13/U14 (Per 11v11 Team)
$800 - U15/16 (Per 11v11 Team)


There are no refunds once your team is accepted



Academy U7/U8: Three (3) minimum (no score, advancement or finals). 

All other ages:  Three (3) minimum



U7 & U8 Academy - Participation medals

U9-U16 1st/2nd Place medals

Sanctioning Body:


US Youth Soccer (Arizona)


Eligible Teams:

Competitive, Developmental, Recreational

Membership in US Youth Soccer, AYSO, US Club Soccer, or any other USSF Affiliate.
Foreign teams, including those from Canada and Mexico.


Age Groups: 7U through 16U - For age bracket information refer to our AGE MATRIX.
Teams with loan players must not exceed the maximum roster limit.


Players may only play for 1 tournament team.  All players must have player passes issued by official organization.  All passes must be issued by the same organization, (i.e. No mixing passes.)Passes must include the player’s photo.


Academy Teams - U7 & U8 do not need player passes, but must provide an official issued roster. Academy players may play in 2 squads for the same team if the team plays with a non-fixed roster and the players are registered as AYSA Academy players.  For example, Team Red has 15 players and splits into Team Red 1 and Team Red 2, (both teams must register in the tournament). A player may play for both Red 1 & Red 2, but their play time must not exceed 80 minutes of soccer per day. U9 & U10 have frozen rosters and must only play on the team they are rostered for. No player may be rostered on more than one team.