November 21-22, 2020

The Nation's Capital Cup - Boys Weekend

The Nation's Capital Cup Presented by Elite Tournaments and McLean Youth Soccer will take place in Fairfax, VA and will feature all weather synthetic turf fields. With the weather being such a factor this time of year we are offering our multiple turf field complexes at a reasonable price. Teams will receive a 3-game minimum and all age groups will be a Championship Format with finals. The event will be open to all levels of play for U8-U19 Boys Only. Application Deadline is October 1, 2020.




 

Overview

Dear Participants and Families –

Elite Tournaments and McLean Youth Soccer have partnered with Casey Cares to host a pajama and gift card drive at the Nations Capital Cup Boys Weekend. Inspired by the memory of a Casey Cares child, this program provides new sleepwear and pajama-themed parties to children on extended hospital stays. The pajamas give children the comfort of home in an otherwise sterile environment. Their goal is to provide more than 8,000 new pairs of pajamas to critically ill children this year alone. Their biggest needs are always infant sizes and teen/adult sized PJs but they accept any new pairs of pajamas. Please keep tags on them so our families know they are new! Gift cards can also be donated in any denomination. Some examples of their preferred stores and restaurants are Panera, Subway, Walmart, Target, Dominos, Pizza Hut, and any local grocery store.
 
All items can be dropped off at the headquarters location of each tournament site. If you have any questions or would like to donate and cannot attend the event, please contact Cara Martin at cmartin@elitetournaments.com

 


 

Application

Tournament Application

Entry Fees:

  • U08 - 2013 (7v7): $825
  • U09 - 2012 (7v7): $825
  • U10 - 2011 (7v7): $825
  • U11 - 2010 (9v9): $850
  • U12 - 2009 (9v9): $850
  • U13 - 2008 (11v11): $925
  • U14 - 2007 (11v11): $925
  • U15 - 2006 (11v11): $950
  • U16 - 2005 (11v11): $950
  • U17 - 2004 (11v11): $975
  • U18 - 2003 (11v11): $975
  • U19 - 2002 (11v11): $975
     
  • A separate performance bond of $350 is required for U14-U19 age groups
  • All U09-U11 teams will follow the new heading rule

​Payment Information

·        Please make all checks payable to: Elite Tournaments
·        Checks should be mailed to:
                Nation’s Capital 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 Accepted Teams List

Schedules


Tournament Schedule: View Schedule Here


Brackets: View Brackets Here


Past Results:

2019
 

 

Team Check-In


Check-In Instructions: View Check-In Instructions

Guest Players: Registration for Guest Players

If you have any questions regarding check-in or guest players, please contact GotSoccer at checkin@GotSoccer.com
 

Important Information and Dates:

  • Deadline to check in:  November 8, 2019  at 10PM
  • Online Registration includes: (check online instructions for complete details)
    • State/US Club/SAY approved Roster
    • All Players Valid Player Passes (matches Roster)
    • Team info Sheet
      Permission to Travel form – If outside of Region 1 (See Commonly Asked Questions) 
      *Do NOT upload your team’s Medical Releases
  • Deadline to make changes/additions: November 13th at 10pm     


** No changes will be made after: November 13th at 10pm 
** Due to USYSA Sanctioning, ALL players must have a valid player pass.  NO Birth Certificates will be accepted/allowed.

 

Fields


No Pets | No Smoking | No Alcohol

2019 Field Information/Directions Below: 

 

Hotels



Elite Tournaments and McLean YS are pleased to announce the appointment of Halpern Travel as our official Tournament Housing Coordinator for The Nation's Capital Cup - Boys Weekend. 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 Nation's Capital Cup - Boys Weekend. 

Hotel Reservations: Make Hotel Arrangements Here 

Apparel


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.

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 Brian Semkiw at bsemkiw@elitetournaments.com

Donation Drive

 

Leveling The Playing Field collects used sports equipment to give to underpriviliged communities where children may not have affordable access to sports equipment and programs. They’ve donated over 100,000 items to youth sports organizations allowing them to reduce the cost of entry into these programs. It has also allowed these programs to hire and train more staff for additional programs and more personalized coaching. We will be collecting used sports equipment  for leveling the playing field at all of our tournament locations! Drop off donations at the headquarters area or with your field marshal. 

 

Check out the Accepted Equipment List

College Coaches


College Coach Login: Registration for College Coaches
 


Player Information

Player Profile Books:
Please make sure that you update your player profile information in the GotSoccer system so it is accessible by college coaches. You may need to contact your team manager or coach to add this information. This is the information that will be given to college coaches looking to recruit players.

Player Self-Recruiting: Elite Tournaments highly recommends that players reach out to the schools that they are interested in playing for. Many coaches come to our events to scout for pick up players, but will not realize that you interested in playing for their team unless you reach out to them! We also know that you have many schools that you are looking to play for that are not currently signed up to attend our event. You are encouraged to reach out to schools you are looking to attend, and let them know which events you will be playing in this season. We welcome you to invite these coaches to attend this event. If you have a coach that you are inviting to attend, please have them pre-register at the link above.

 

Referees


If you wish to referee the tournament, please contact our referee assignor. We welcome all out of town referees.

Any questions please contact our Director of Officials, Mark Jennings at markelite@outlook.com

Contacts


Cody Pearson
Tournament Director
cpearson@elitetournaments.com

Kyle Scranton
Apparel Questions
kscranton@elitetournaments.com

GotSoccer
Check-In Questions
checkin@gotsoccer.com

Field Locations

Fairfax, VA

Age Groups

Boys U08-U19

Key Dates

Tournament
November 21-22, 2020

Application Deadline
October 1, 2020

Schedules Released
November 4, 2020

Apparel Pre-Order
November 18, 2020

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