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Deadline to apply is October 1, 2014
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Sponsored by Nike and Demosphere International

Number of Teams:  A maximum of thirty two (32) teams in each division. Please note that we reserve the right to choose the teams who will give the best balance and highest level of play to the tournament.

Eligibility: All players have a current player pass or equivalent national association and medical release. Unlimited loan players will be permitted to a roster determined by the rules of your Association, i.e. CalSouth 22, US Club Soccer 26 - However, only eighteen (18) players can be named on the Game Card.  All teams from outside of USYSA Region 4 are required to provide travel papers or US Club Soccer cards (if from another Country team must produce international travel papers from their National Federation).

Tournament T-Shirts can be pre-ordered online  AT THIS LINK Shirt inventory is low and color has been changed to white do to a shortage from NikeUse this form to collect orders for your team -  and then go online to the Nomads Store.  Shirts must be picked up at Team Check-in and cannot be mailed. Shirts are $20 (Same price if you buy now, limited quantities available, may not be available at the tournament).

 

Format: Each team will play a minimum of three games and a maximum of six.  Friday first game will be between 8am and Noon.  Second first round game will be between Noon and 10pm.  Third first round game will be Saturday between 8am and Noon.  Quarterfinals will be Saturday between 2pm and 10pm.  Semi Finals are Sunday between 8am and 11am, finals are between 8am and 4pm.  Last game kicks off around 2pm. 

 

Awards: Awards will be given to first and second place teams.

College Recruiting: We have hosted this tournament for over 30 years and we have a great reputation for getting kids recruited if they do the communication before hand. College coaches come to our tournament because they have made personal arrangements with a particular player to watch them play. We use over 65 fields across San Diego, but the college age kids are on fields centered around La Jolla/Clairemont and Del Mar neighborhoods of San Diego (U17-U18). Coaches don’t stand at one venue and wait for players to pass in front, the players write ahead of time to the coaches and communicate about GPA and courses, finances and if the player meets their school’s minimum requiremements and they have spots available on their roster, they will come out to our tournament. College Coaches usually are communicating with several players and so the more players that are interested in their school the more chance of them coming out to watch games, which then benefits all players in the age group. We have posted a list of coaches that are registered to access our player profiles database under the Player Resources area of our web site under Tournament home page.  Players can purchase a player profile in our database ahead of time, which is accessed online through a password protected area College Coaches register to access.  Profiles are also visible from links in the game schedules/team pages/rosters, etc.  See the Player Resources

Entry Fee 

 

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Outdoor Under 8-10 $300

Under 11-14 $550

Under 15-16 $825

Under 17-U19 $925

Goalie Wars 1v1 $50

 

Please note: Once your team has been accepted the Nomads reserve the right to not refund your entry fee if you should decide to withdraw your team from the competition.

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$115.00 up to 3 people per room

$125.00 up to 4 people per room

 

For the contact information, please list our main reservation number 800-344-2626 and our main reservation email ppr-reservations@destinationhotels.com  ASK FOR THE NOMADS THANKSGIVING RATE.

 

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Tucked away on gentle Mission Bay, this 44-acre island resort is the perfect home base for rest and relaxation during the tournament. Paradise Point features over 460 comfortable, California bungalow-style rooms amidst lush, tropical gardens and lagoons including suites and connecting rooms perfect for families. Between practice and games, explore one mile of beach, five swimming pools, and enjoy various amenities including tennis courts, an 18-hole putting course, beach cruisers, bonfire pits, and a private marina equipped with sailboats, jet skis, and kayaks. Dine at one of two waterfront venues, then relax and refresh with a signature Balinese massage at our plush island-themed spa. Secluded yet centrally located in the heart of San Diego, the resort is just minutes from top attractions including SeaWorld, Old Town, the San Diego Zoo, and Gaslamp District.
 
PRACTICE FIELDS are located right across the street from the Paradise Point Resort & Spa at Ski Beach!