December 1-2, 2018

Southampton Cup Powered by Under Armour

The Southampton Cup will be held at Covenant Park in Columbia, MD on December 2-3, 2017. During the tournament, the Southampton's Techincal Staff will be monitoring games and selecting 30 players to take part in a 5-Day Player Development Residential Programme. Of the 30 chosen players, a select number will receive scholarhips that cover all expenses, except airfare.



5-Day Player Development Residential Programme:

  • Premier Lodging Accommodation
  • Premier Training Facilities
  • 3 Meals per day
  • 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)

*Dates of the Residential Programme are "To Be Determined" and are at the sole discretion of Southampton's Football Development.

New for this event: This event will carry full tournament insurance!


Tournament Application

Entry Fees:
U11 - 2007 (9v9): $925
U12 - 2006 (9v9): $925
U13 - 2005: $1050
U14 - 2004: $1050
U15 - 2003: $1050

  • A separate performance bond of $350 is required for U14-U15 age groups
  • All U9-U11 teams will follow the new heading rule

This event will carry full tournament insurance

Payment Information

  • Please make all checks payable to: Elite Tournaments
  • Checks should be mailed to:
    • Southampton Cup
      c/o Elite Tournaments
      9160 Rumsey Road
      Suite B-3
      Columbia, MD 21045
  • Convenience Fees
    • CC Fee: 2.75% | E-Check Fee: 1%


Applied/ Accepted Teams


Applied Teams: View Applied Teams

Accepted Teams: View Accepted Teams


Tournament Schedule: View Tournament Schedule

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

Team Check-In

Check-In Instructions: View Check-In Instructions Here

Guest Players: Registration for Guest Players

If you have any questions, please e-mail our Programs Specialist, Jessica Gillespie 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


We are now accepting pre-orders for this event! Check out the official tournament t-shirts and pre-order your apparel before it sells out. Apparel is printed in limited quantities so pre-orders are the best way to ensure you get the color and size of your choice! Shirts will also be for sale at the headquarters tent at some locations. 

Sales Location

  • Covenant Park

If you have pre-ordered your apparel it will be available for pickup at the location of your first game! If you have any apparel questions, please contact Dominic Acosta.


Vendors participating in this tournament will be listed two 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

Dominic Acosta
Apparel Questions

Scott Niles
Check-In Questions

Field Locations

Covenant Park

Age Groups

Boys U11-U15

Key Dates

December 1-2, 2018

Application Deadline
November 10, 2017

Schedules Released
November 17, 2017

Apparel Pre-Order
November 26, 2017

Tournament Sponsors

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