March 11-12, 2023

Amanda Post Memorial Soccer Tournament

Kick off your team’s spring season with this small-sided tournament open to U8-U12 premier and classic teams of both genders. All games will be played on turf fields at Covenant Park in Ellicott City. Dedicated to the memory of Amanda Josephine Post, this championship format tournament draws 115+ teams from across the Mid-Atlantic Region annually.  
















 

Overview

The Soccer Association of Columbia/ Howard County and Elite Tournaments are proud to announce we will be hosting a donation drive for the Children’s Hospital at Sinai during the 2023 Amanda Post Memorial Tournament. We are excited to continue this initiative for the 2023 event.  

While Amanda was battling Acute Myeloid Leukemia, instead of playing soccer, she would spend months at a time at the Children’s Hospital at Sinai. In memory of Amanda’s strength and effort, we would like to invite you all to donate items that will benefit the children and families receiving treatment at that same facility. The Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai helps patients fight a wide variety of childhood illnesses and treats patients on both a local and national level. We appreciate the testament to Amanda’s memory and thank you all for helping her passion for others live on through this generous act of kindness.

All items can be dropped off with the Site Coordinator or Field Marshal of your tournament site at the Amanda Post Memorial Tournament. If you have any questions or would like to donate and cannot attend the event, please contact Cara Martin at cmartin@elitetournaments.com.

Donation List: View Donation Wishlist

 


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


 

 

The Amanda Post Scholarship

Through the Community Foundation of Howard County, the Amanda Post Memorial Fund has now awarded $70,000 to fourteen (14) “winning” SAC student-athletes; and collectively with the Amanda Post “AmandaWins” River Hill High School Student-Athlete Scholarship, the fund has awarded an overall total of $145,000 to twenty-nine (29) SAC and RHHS student-athletes in eleven years. 

 

For More information about the Amanda Post scholarships and how to apply Click Here

 


Below are the 2021 awardees for Amanda’s The Amanda Post “AmandaWins” SAC/HC Student-Athlete Scholarship:

 

Jillian Lewis, Howard HS

Intends to study engineering at Sweet Briar College 

 

  • played club soccer with SAC for 12 years and coached a SAC U-8 girls team
  • member of Howard swim club team; member of CATY Barracudas swim team
  • National Honor Society; National Science Honor Society; National Math Honor Society; member of the Women’s Engineering Club; member of Howard HS Lion Leader program; Special Olympics four-year volunteer for both soccer and swimming; swim coach for the Phelps Luck CNSL team; and volunteered at Phelps Luck Elementary School

 

Katherine Ringer, Glenelg HS

Intends to enroll in pre-med studies at the University of Maryland-College Park

 

  • played club soccer with SAC for 3 years
  • co-captain of the varsity soccer team
  • Spanish Honor Society; member of the Key Club service organization; volunteered at the Aicardi Syndrome Foundation

 

Each $5,000 scholarship in Amanda’s memory is awarded to help defray Jillian’s and Katherine’s expenses during each’s freshman year of college.

Application


Tournament Application- Coming Soon!

Entry Fees:

  • U8 - 2015 (7v7): $705
  • U9 - 2014 (7v7): $705
  • U10 - 2013 (7v7): $705
  • U11 - 2012 (9v9): $755
  • U12 - 2011 (9v9): $755

 

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: SAC

Checks should be mailed to:

Amanda Post Memorial Tournament
c/o Elite Tournaments
PO Box 54
West Friendship MD 21794

 

CC Fee: 3.25% 

 


This event will carry full tournament insurance

Applied/Accepted Teams


Applied Teams List: Click Here

Accepted Teams List: Click Here

 


Previous Applied Teams

2022

2021

2020

2019

Schedules

 

Tournament Brackets: View Here


Tournament Schedule: View Here

 



Previous Results:
 

2021

2019



 

 

Team Check-In


Check-In Instructions: Click Here
Guest Player Registration: Click Here
 


Important Check-In Information

  • Deadline to Check-In: Available Closer to the Start of the Event
  • Deadline to Make Changes: Available Closer to the Start of the Event

​          ***No changes will be made after TBD

 


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 about check-in or guest player registration, please contact GotSoccer at Checkin@gotsoccer.com

Fields

 

Full Field Information: Click Here

 



Event Fields

No Pets  | No Smoking |  No Alcohol

 

Coppermine 4 Seasons | Field Map | Directions

Covenant Park | Field Map | Directions


 

Documents


Permission to Host

Rules

Medical Release

Hotels

 

Elite Tournaments is pleased to announce the appointment of Halpern Travel as our official Tournament Housing Coordinator for the Amanda Post Memorial Tournament. 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 to our partnership with Halpern Travel to successfully meet the housing needs of teams attending the Amanda Post Memorial Tournament.

Hotel Reservations: Arrangements Available Closer to the Event Date


 

Apparel

 

Pre-Orders


To pre-order apparel for the Amanda Post Memorial Tournament 2023, CLICK HERE to visit the tournament store. The deadline to pre-order apparel for this event is Deadline TBD. 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 Amanda Post Memorial Tournament 2023!

 


Questions?

 

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.

PRO-GK

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 kscranton@elitetournaments.com 

#BEELITE #PROGKNATION

Vendors

 

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 Kiley Graham at kgraham@elitetournaments.com

Referees


We welcome all out of town referees! If you are interested in being a referee for this event, please contact our referee assignor, Missy Lambert at mglambert33@msn.com.

 


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

Donation Drive


The Soccer Association of Columbia/ Howard County and Elite Tournaments are proud to announce we will be hosting a donation drive for the Children’s Hospital at Sinai during the 2023 Amanda Post Memorial Tournament. We are excited to continue this initiative for the 2023 event.  

While Amanda was battling Acute Myeloid Leukemia, instead of playing soccer, she would spend months at a time at the Children’s Hospital at Sinai. In memory of Amanda’s strength and effort, we would like to invite you all to donate items that will benefit the children and families receiving treatment at that same facility. The Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai helps patients fight a wide variety of childhood illnesses and treats patients on both a local and national level. We appreciate the testament to Amanda’s memory and thank you all for helping her passion for others live on through this generous act of kindness.

All items can be dropped off with the Site Coordinator or Field Marshal of your tournament site at the Amanda Post Memorial Tournament. If you have any questions or would like to donate and cannot attend the event, please contact Cara Martin at cmartin@elitetournaments.com.

Donation List: View Donation Wishlist

Contacts


Mike Libber
Tournament Director
mlibber@elitetournaments.com

 

Kyle Scranton
Apparel Questions
kscranton@elitetournaments.com


GotSoccer
Check-In Questions
checkin@gotsoccer.com
 

Field Locations

Bob Lucido Fields at Covenant Park

Age Groups

Boys & Girls U8-U12

Key Dates

Tournament
March 11-12, 2023

Application Deadline
February 17, 2023

Schedules Released
March 3, 2023

Apparel Pre-Order
March 7, 2023

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