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HOLIDAY CLASSIC

DECEMBER 11th-13th, 2020

2020 will be the 35th 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!


important dates

Tournament Play: December 11th-13th, 2020

Registration Deadline:  November 9th, 2020

Payment Deadline: Payment will be processed at the time of acceptance

Rosters Due (online):  December 7th, 2020

fees

 

$150 - /U7/U8 (Per 4v4 Team) - ASA Academy Format
$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

CONTACT

Kim Pierce

Tournament Director

tournament information

CREDENTIALS CHECK-IN:  

  • All teams can check-in online
  • Check-in must be completed by Monday, December 7th, 2020 by midnight
  • Check-in for this event will be done Online.  See below for instructions
  • All teams can pick up their goodie bag at the Headquarters tent before their first game.

GAMES:

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

AWARDS:                        

  • U7 & U8 Academy - Participation medals
  • U9-U16 1st/2nd Place medals

SANCTIONING BODY:     ASA

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.

OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Age Groups: U7 through U16 - 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 an 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 playtime 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. 

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS:

Please note that this is a Stay and Play event.  Once your team is registered, your are able to book rooms thru the JJRP Travel Agency:  http://www.jjrphotels.com/m/soccer