General Tournament Information
Saturday, April 1, 2017
No later than Monday, April 10, 2017
Friday, May 26, 2017 - Monday, May 29, 2017
(limited number of showcase games to be played on Friday, May 26, for those teams U16-U19 able and interested)
The Montgomery County, Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC.
Our location can be easily accessed from either of 3 airports. Baltimore-Washington International (BWI), Washington Dulles (IAD) and Reagan National (DCA).
Hotels must be reserved through the Montgomery County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB). Detailed information and a link for on-line housing service requests will be available on our web site. Web site will be open for team registration once teams are notified of acceptance.
The Potomac Memorial is sanctioned through US Youth Soccer and US Club Soccer and participation is open to all teams.
There will be competitions for boys ages U9 through U19 and for girls ages U9 through U12 with multiple flights as appropriate. Age groups U9 and U10 will be 7v7, U11 and U12 will be 9v9. Age groups U13 through U19 will be 11v11.
U9 and U10 - $725
U11 and U12 - $925
U13 and U14 - $1,025
U15 - $1,200
U16 thru U19 - $1,250
U9-U15 - Each team will be guaranteed at least three games. In general, teams will play two group games on Saturday and one group game on Sunday. Semifinal matches will be played on Sunday afternoon, and Finals will be held Monday morning. Some teams will play Friday evening showcase matches, in which case those teams will play only one game on Saturday.
U16, U17 & U19 – Each team will play three group games. In general each team will play two group games on Saturday. and one group game on Sunday. For teams that are playing on Friday evening they will have one game each day. Finals will be played Monday.
The primary venue will be the beautiful 24-field Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown, MD. It is intended that all U16 - U19 matches will be played at the SoccerPlex, as well as all semifinal and final matches in all 11v11 age groups. We also will utilize up to 10 fields at the Potomac Polo Grounds in Poolesville, MD, up to 18 fields at Muldoon’s and Summer Hill in Poolesville, MD and up to 4 fields at The Bullis School in Potomac, MD, as well as The Landon School in Bethesda, MD.