Miami Athletic Club Tournament Series announces the Homestead Cup 2022. The tournament will be held December 17 – 18, 2022. This event is open to USYS and US Club Soccer-affiliated teams.
All games will be played in the South Florida area with the primary location being Homestead. All sites are within a short drive to our Nation’s beautiful Miami Beach, as well as other attractions such as Fort Lauderdale, Hard Rock Cafe Stadium (home to Miami Dolphins), University of Miami, Homestead, Palm Beach, and numerous National Parks and Historical Landmarks.
A breakdown of each age group and gender for 8U-12U will generally be done with one or two brackets for each division. Each team is scheduled for three (3) matches. Division matches will take place on Saturday, and Sunday with one or two matches being played each day.
The Homestead Cup will follow the new US Soccer Guidelines for Age Groups. All groups will be determined by the oldest player on the team’s year of Birth. This event will allow a maximum of 6 Guest players per team. The maximum roster size for each team is 12-15 for U8-U12.
December 17 – 18, 2022
Note: The tournament committee will alone select which division & bracket your team will be placed.
How to Apply for Acceptance:
If you would like to be considered for participation, please complete the online tournament application. Payment of the application fee may be made by either Credit Card or by mailing a check to the Miami Athletic Club Office. Our online system will accept Visa & Mastercard. Credit Cards will not be processed until your team has been accepted into the tournament. APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED SUBMITTED AND COMPLETE UNTIL EITHER A CHECK HAS BEEN RECEIVED IN OUR OFFICE OR A CREDIT CARD PAYMENT HAS BEEN AUTHORIZED.
Entry fees are:
Entries after the deadline date of December 10, 2022, will not be considered for acceptance but may be retained for waitlist consideration if an accepted team drops. Teams that are accepted but payment is declined may lose a spot in the tournament.
- Refund Policy: In the event of inclement weather or other circumstances out of the Tournament’s control leading to a Full Event Cancellation, Miami Athletic Club Tournament Series may refund a maximum of 25% of the Tournament’s Registration Fees.
- Teams that drop out in writing prior to the event deadline of December 10, 2021, will be given refunds minus a $70.00 administration fee. No refunds will be granted for teams dropping after December 11, 2022.
- Team Selections are made based upon an evaluation of teams’ records, State, Regional, and National results as well as their results in other tournaments. The tournament committee will pay more attention to who you play and how you do against them, not just what competition you play in.
Acceptance notifications will be e-mailed on or before December 10, 2022. Early acceptance may be granted for teams traveling outside of Florida, or Clubs that have previous agreements with the Tournament Committee assuming that payment has been received at the time of application submission.
Applications will be accepted from teams affiliated with USYSA and US Club Soccer.
Teams using hotel rooms are required to stay in tournament-certified hotels. Team-certified hotels can be found on the Tournament website under the hotel link. Reservations will be made by individual teams that will book a block of rooms with one of the tournament hotels. Teams that do not use Tournament Hotels will be subject to removal from the event without a refund.
Registration & Scheduling:
Team Registration will be done online. All teams are required to enter the tournament roster into Got Soccer account and Homestead Cup Event, 2021/22 players cards (matching team roster), and team contact sheet with phone number & name/location of the hotel if using. The last day for teams to submit paperwork will be December 13, 2022. Failure to register will result in disqualification from the event.
2022/23 player identification cards, team rosters, & medical release forms for each player should be brought to each match. Teams traveling from outside of Region 3 will need to submit permission to travel forms at the time of registration.
We will make every effort to de-conflict possible conflicts within the schedule but make no guarantees. Game schedules will not be adjusted to accommodate individual teams or coaches.
All travel arrangements should be made for Opening Matches on Saturday beginning as early as 8:00 AM and the last games on Sunday beginning as late as early evening.
All matches will have 1 – 3 man crews. This event will host top-quality state and regional referees.
If you have questions about online registration or application rules, please contact:
Miami Athletic Club Tournament Series
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