December 2-3, 2023

Southampton Cup - Baltimore

The Southampton Cup- Baltimore will be held December 2 - 3, 2023 for Boys and Girls teams ages U9-U16. This premier style event will take place in Howard County, MD with the majority of the event’s games taking place at the gorgeous venue of the Bob Lucido Fields at Covenant Park. Elite Tournaments is proud to host the Southampton Football Club youth academy team, which will be playing in the event. During the event players will be selected after each game to be represented as a player of the match! 





In addition to this event, the 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. Below you can see the different components presented with this amazing opportunity!


Please note players selected must be at least 10 years old to travel for these tours. 


7-Day Player Development Residential Program

  • 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)


Check out the video below from Southampton's own James Ward-Prowse for the participants of our 2021 Southampton Cup Baltimore! 




Don't forget to use #SouthamptonCup on all your posts and photos!


Tournament Application- Coming Soon!

Entry Fees

U9 - 2015 (7v7): $800
U10 - 2014 (7v7): $900
U11 - 2013 (9v9): $1045
U12 - 2012 (9v9): $1045
U13 - 2011 (11v11): $1250*
U14 - 2010 (11v11): $1250*
U15 - 2009 (11v11): $1250*
U16 - 2008 (11v11): $1250*


*A seperate performance bond of $350 will be required for age groups U13-U16. If your team does not forfeit a match or violate the tournament rules the bond will not be cashed and will be destroyed after the tournament is completed.

*As of November 2022 GotSoccer will charge a “GotSport Software Fee” at each payment transaction, and for each registrant, in order for your team to register to participate with my Club or in a Tournament. 


There will be a $100 late fee for all applications received after the application deadline. Any team that applied after the application deadline will not have guaranteed acceptance into the tournament.


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


There will NOT be a CC Fee charged for any Credit Card payments for this event 


This event will carry full tournament insurance

Applied/ Accepted Teams


Applied Teams: View List Here

Accepted Teams: View List Here


Previous Applied Teams








Tournament Brackets: View Here

Tournament Schedule: View Here


Previous Results





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

Team Check-In

Check-In Instructions: Click Here

Guest Player Registration: Click Here



Important Check-In Information

  • Deadline to Check-In: Friday November 24th
  • Deadline to Make Changes: Wednesday November 29th

          ***No changes will be made after 10 PM Wednesday November 29th


Online Registration Includes

**Due to USYSA Sanctioning ALL players must have a valid player pass. NO Birth Certificates will be accepted/allowed.


If you have any questions regarding check-in or guest player registration, please contact GotSoccer  at



Full Field Information: Click Here


Event Fields

No Smoking | No Pets | No Alcohol


Permission to Host
Media Waiver


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 apparel for the 2023 Southampton Cup- Baltimore, CLICK HERE to visit the tournament store. The deadline to pre-order apparel for this event is Monday November 27th. Our tournament store is updated daily with the latest designs and inventory for each event. Below you will see the apparel options we have for the 2022 Southampton Cup- Baltimore!




If you don’t want to miss out on the action- keep an eye on your inbox for pre-order information!


For any questions about apparel for this event or your pre-order please e-mail Kyle Scranton.


Looking for Goalkeeper Gloves?


Elite Tournaments is proud to be an official distributer for PRO-GK!


PRO-GK manufacturers gloves of the highest quality designed to elevate the level of play demanded in the game. Check out the 2022 new releases shown below (Tekta Contact, Tekta Surge). To see the full inventory of PRO-GK Gloves on the Elite Tournaments Store CLICK HERE.



Don’t know your size?

No problem, CLICK HERE for a Size Guide provided to show the measurements of the gloves in relation to Age and Height. 


For any questions regarding PRO-GK Gloves contact Kyle Scranton at 




If you are interested in becoming a vendor for the tournament, please contact Kiley Graham at

Player Profiles


In addition to this event, staff from the Southampton Football Club Global Academy will be watching games throughout the tournament. These staff members will be selecting players for their skills and attributes on the field to take part in one of the SFC North American Select Tours. In order to make sure these scouts have all the information they need when selecting players’, we ask that you have your Player Profile Information filled out on your team’s GotSoccer page for this event. Check out this video message below to get a peak at this oppertunity!




To view instructions on how to complete your Player Profile

Click Here


The deadline to have your teams’ profiles completed will be Tuesday November 28th at 5:00 PM.


For any questions that you have about completing Player Profiles contact GotSoccer at



We welcome all out of town referees! If youare interested in being a referee for this event, please contact our referee assignor, Missy Lambert at

If you are scheduled to be a referee at this event, take a look at the rules and schedule links below for any changes:


  • Tournament Schedule: Click Here
  • Tournament Rules: Click Here


Colin Sporer
Tournament Director

Kyle Scranton 
Apparel Questions


Check-in Questions



Field Locations

Covenant Park

Age Groups

Boys & Girls U9-U16

Key Dates

December 2-3, 2023

Application Deadline
November 1, 2023

Schedules Released
November 17, 2023

Apparel Pre-Order
November 27, 2023

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