Welcome to the St. Patrick's Day Tournament at FFC Park !Returning for it's third year, this premier tournament event will be played over the St. Patrick's Day holiday weekend. This event will be focused on U9-U12 Boys and Girls Competitive Age Groups. This will ensure great competition in a format that will allow teams to play all Games at FFC Park, which will avoid multiple site scheduling and conflicts that occur with general multi-location events.
St. Patrick's Day Invitational - APPLY HERE
When: March 14-15, 2020
Permission to Host
FFC Park is one of best soccer specific Facilities on the East Coast, featuring 14 Small-Sided Professional Grade Grass Fields. In recent years, FFC Park has attracted some of the most prestigious events on the East Coast including USYSA Region 1 Championships, WAGS Showcase, USYSA Eastern Regional League, and Club Champions League (CCL) Events.Fredericksburg FC owns and operates FFC Park which was constructed in 2014 through a joint venture with Spotsylvania County & Virginia Youth Soccer Association who also own and operate up to 8 additional Soccer Fields neighboring FFC Park. Sole ownership allows FFC to maintain a Professional Level playing surface year-round through all weather conditions.
Where: Fredericksburg, VA at FFC Park
Fredericksburg FC is a full travel club boasting teams in All Groups including Men's & Women's Teams, which was established in 1986. The Travel Teams compete in one of the top leagues on the East Coast, featuring all the major clubs between Virginia, Maryland & DC. The Club Champions League (CCL) features 2 tiers of play in addition to Elite Level College Showcases.
Fredericksburg, Virginia is a centralized location for teams looking for easy travel & access directly off I-95. Those teams looking for overnight options, Fredericksburg is famous for it's Historical Flair including downtown flair, shopping, restaurants and tourist attractions.
Registration is Open
Deadline for the 2020 Event will be Friday - February 14, 2020. This will be approaching directly after the Holiday & Winter Season. Remember to check your league opt out rules and deadlines to ensure your weekend is free for another great tournament !
Application MUST be submitted online. Applications sent via US Mail, Email or FAX will NOT be accepted.
Questions & Concerns should be directed to the Tournament Director [email protected]
The tournament makes every effort to accommodate teams' coaching conflicts (deconflict games) please provide all Coaching Team Conflicts in the application.
Very Important: THE GAME HISTORY SECTION - LOCATED ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL TEAM PAGE ON THE GOT SOCCER SCHEDULER - MUST BE COMPLETED. FAILURE TO COMPLETE THIS SECTION MAY RESULT IN YOUR TEAM NOT BEING ACCEPTED. THIS INFORMATION IS NEEDED TO HELP SEED YOUR TEAM. PROVIDE AS MUCH INFORMATION AS POSSIBLE.
Friday - February 14, 2020
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A check for the appropriate application fee MUST BE IN THE HANDS OF THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR BY February 14, 2020. Checks (made payable to St. Patrick's Day Invitational) can be mailed to 4202D Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060.
Team Check-In, Participation & Guest Players
The tournament uses online check-in. See the Tournament Check In Page for additional details. All teams, (VYSA, US CLUB, or other sanctioned USSF organization/league)
- 2019 – 2020 Player & Team Official passes that include a picture and are laminated
- Official Team Roster
- Medical releases for all players (no exceptions - Must be on Hand at Tournament at all times. Does not need to be uploaded)
Player information must be entered into the roster area of our tournament online registration system by a team official.
ONLINE registration: teams must present proof of affiliation and permission to travel (if applicable). Each team must be registered with a National State Association affiliated with the USYS/USSF or national equivalent and must present a valid State or Provincial roster. CURRENT, DULY AUTHORIZED MEMBER PASSES, MEDICAL RELEASE FORMS AND OFFICIAL STATE APPROVED ROSTERS are required for all players participating in the tournament. Foreign Teams consult the Rules. All Team Officials must have Valid Member Passes.
U9-10 play 7v7 and may enter with a maximum of 14 players, U11-12 (16 players) play 9v9.
Team awards will be presented to champions and finalists for all levels of competition.
The number of teams accepted, the number of flights, and the placement of teams into flights will be at the discretion of the tournament committee.
Hotel Accommodations -
Contact Anthony Travel Immediately - do not wait for acceptance.
Teams participating in the Tournament are requested to make all hotel accommodations using our tournament housing service - Anthony Travel.
Online Game History
The Tournament desires to place teams properly and competitively. To ensure this it is imperative that we have accurate and specific information on all teams wishing to play. Please ensure the Game History portion is completed accurately and in its entirety.
Click Here to view the tournament rules. Team Officials may contact us at e-mail [email protected] with questions and you will be promptly answered.
1898 Mills Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
If you desire to referee please contact [email protected]
Neither the Tournament Committee, FFC, Hotel Service, nor the Tournament Sponsors are responsible for any expenses incurred by any team in the event the tournament is cancelled in whole or part, or in the event games are discontinued or cancelled due to inclement weather or adverse field conditions, nor will any refunds be made. The Tournament Committee reserves the right to decide all matters pertaining to the tournament. The judgment of the Tournament Committee is final. The Tournament Director has authority to make all decisions and these decisions will be final. All referee decisions are final and binding.
If you have a question that cannot be answered by the above, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected]