December 5-6, 2020

Southampton Cup - Baltimore

The Southampton Cup will be held at Covenant Park in Columbia, MD on December 5 - 6, 2020. During the tournament, the Southampton's Technical Staff will be monitoring games and selecting standout players to take part in a 7-Day Player Development Residential Programme. Southampton Football Club will also have their sport science staff monitoring player agility testing at the Under Armour performance zone. Elite Tournaments is also proud to host the Southampton Football Club youth academy team, which will be playing in the event!




Updated Return to Play Guidelines for Southampton Baltimore can be found following the link below.


     Return to Play Guidelines Click Here



During the event players will be selected for each game to be represented as a player of the match. In addition to this accolade, Southampton Football Club Global Academy Staff will be monitoring games throughout the weekend and hand selecting players who will receive an invitation to be a part of the North American Select Player Development Team. These camps are only run in conjunction with The Southampton Cup Tournament Series and are an exclusive opportunity to train in Southampton, England with the SFC Academy Staff. The cost of these trips is the responsibility of each player, more information will be delivered at the time of invitation.


7-Day Player Development Residential Programme:

  • Premier Lodging Accommodation
  • Premier Training Facilities
  • 3 total matches against other academy teams
  • Transportation (to/from London airports, training facilities, accommodation) – *airfare not included
  • Stadium Tour of St Mary's Park and historic Wembley Stadium
  • Opportunities to Watch First Team Train (Subject to availability)
  • Coaching sessions led by our team of Academy Trained Staff (Selected sessions to be held at our First Team Training Facility)
  • Group seminars/presentations
  • Opportunity to be a ball boy and/or attend a First Team Match (Subject to Availability)





Tournament Application


Guest Players: Registration for Guest Players


Entry Fees:

U09 - 2012: (7v7): $750
U10 - 2011: (7v7): $850
U11 - 2010: (9v9): $995
U12 - 2009: (9v9): $995
U13 - 2008: $1200
U14 - 2007: $1200
U15 - 2006: $1200
U16 - 2005: $1200


Our refund policy for this tournament in relation to Covid-19 will be as follows:


If we are forced to cancel the event prior to 14 days before the start of the tournament, a full refund will be given to participating teams.  Essentially, no charge will be made. 


If we are forced to cancel the event within 14 days of the start of the tournament (due to state or federal intervention), a refund minus expenses will be given (expenses will not exceed 25% of the application fee).  This will because at this point, some costs would have been incurred.  We will of course hope that once we get the green light, the event will go ahead as planned.


Please contact Matt Sanger with any questions.

Payment Information

  • Please make all checks payable to: Elite Tournaments
  • Checks should be mailed to:
    • Southampton Cup
      c/o Elite Tournaments
      PO Box 54
      West Friendship MD 21794
  • Convenience Fees
    • CC Fee: 2.75% 

Applied/ Accepted Teams


Applied Teams: View Applied Teams List

Accepted Teams: View Here Soon


Tournament Schedule: View Tournament Schedule


Updated Return to Play Guidelines: View Here


Tournament Brackets: View Tournament Brackets

Join the conversation and use #SouthamptonCup on all your social media posts! 

Previous Results:



Team Check-In

Deadline to submit all documentation through GotSoccer: Friday November 27, 2020 at 10 PM


Important Check-In Documents:

·       Waiver/Release for Communicable Diseases Including COVID-19 

·       Team Information Sheet 

·       Online Check-In Instructions 


A complete check-in includes all of the following:

·       Waiver/Release for Communicable Diseases Including COVID-19

·       Team Information Sheet

·       Official Roster (through either USYS / US Club / SAY governing bodies)

·       Valid Player Passes (including Guest Players)

o   NO birth certificates will be allowed.

·       Permission to Travel (if necessary through state association)


If you have any questions regarding check-in or guest players, please contact GotSoccer Check-In Team at



No Smoking | No Pets | No Alcohol

Full Field Information


Elite Tournaments is pleased to announce the appointment of Halpern Travel as our official Tournament Housing Coordinator for the Southampton Cup. All participating teams needing housing for the tournaments are required to utilize the services of Halpern Travel.

Halpern Travel comes to us highly recommended for their commitment to providing professional service and for their attention to detail. They have extensive experience in tournament housing coordination. Halpern Travel secure, online hotel reservation system allows teams to view information about hotels, including rate, area location and amenities. Teams are able to reserve their rooms and to make changes to their reservations 24/7.

Clubs requiring a large block of rooms for multiple teams should contact Halpern Travel for special assistance at 888.640.6400.

We look forward our partnership with Halpern Travel to successfully meet the housing needs of teams attending the Southampton Cup.

Hotel Reservations: Make Hotel Arrangements Here


To pre-order event apparel, please visit our tournament store. If you do not see merchandise with your tournament’s logo, do not despair! Our tournament store is updated daily with the latest designs and inventory for each event. Check back shortly to see what’s in store for you! If you don’t want to miss out on the action- keep an eye on your inbox for pre-order information, or e-mail Kyle Scranton.


Trace Soccer has partnered with Southampton Cup - Baltimore to provide your team with full game filmindividual highlights, and performance data that you can easily share with players, coaches and recruiters!


How does it work?

Trace uses an elevated AI camera and performance-tracking sensors to film the game on its own. The video is then automatically clipped for each player and delivered to their email. You can see Trace in action here.


What's Included:

  • 1 Trace Case with Tracers for 20 players
  • 1 TraceCam
  • 1 Tripod 
  • 3 Games filmed
  • Automated Player Clips 
  • Player Performance Stats


How to get started

Teams that use Trace at Southampton Cup - Baltimore will get an exclusive three-game trial and discounted upgrades.


To reserve your Trace equipment:

Please book online


Call (888) 568-3264


Participating Vendors Will be listed here 2 weeks prior to the event.

If you are interested in becoming a vendor for the tournament, please contact Elle Marks at




If interested in being a referee for this event, please contact one of our tournament directors and they will put you in contact with our referee assignor.


Mike Libber
Tournament Director

Kyle Scranton 
Apparel Questions


Check-in Questions

Field Locations

Covenant Park

Age Groups

Boys & Girls U09-U16

Key Dates

December 5-6, 2020

Application Deadline
November 13, 2020

Schedules Released
November 21, 2020

Apparel Pre-Order
November 30, 2020

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