Tournament Information

Tournament Information

The Club Ohio Nike Challenge Cup is sanctioned by both USYSA through Ohio South and US Club. Below are the sanctioning documents and tournament rules.

Nike Challenge Cup Dates

  • Girls' Weekend: April 22 - 23, 2023
  • Boys' Weekend: April 29 - 30, 2023

Application Links

When applying for the Nike Challenge Cup, you will need to do so using a GotSport account and not a GotSoccer account. If you have one, great! Otherwise, you will need to create one. The GotSoccer system will no longer be used starting in 2022, so we have moved to that system. Application deadline is Feburary 9, 2022.

Apply for Girls Weekend

Apply for Boys Weekend

Nike Challenge Cup Tournament Fees

Age Group Players on Field Field Sizes (yds) Length of Halves Heading Max Roster Fee
U09-U10* 7v7 From 35x50 to 40x60 25 No 14 $695
U11 - U12 9v9

From 45x75 to 50x80

2-man ref system 

30

U11 - No

U12 - Yes

18 $795
U13-U14 11v11

From 60x110 to 70x116

3-man ref system

35 Yes 18 $895
U15-U19 11v11

From 60x110 to 70x116

3-man ref system

35 Yes 22 $895

Notes:

  • *2014s are welcome and will play in U9 lowest division
  • *U9-U10 we will implement build-out line*

Sanctioning

Ohio Soccer Association Sanctioning

 

US Club Sanctioning

  1. Fact Sheet for Tournament Participants / U.S. Soccer Federation Policy 601-7 [link]
  2. U.S. Soccer Federation Bylaw 603 [link]​

Tournament Rules

Tournament Rules

Sports Medicine

Club Ohio is pleased to have an exclusive partnership with OhioHealth Sports Medicine.  They are experts with our young athletes.  Over the weekend of the tournament, their trainers will be stationed at each of our sites to provide any on-site medical treatment.  In addition, they have several urgent care locations around the city and first-class hospitals.

Tournament Awards

  • Please send a representative for the Finalist and Champion to the tournament headquarters to pick up medals.
  • Teams can hold ceremonial presentations near tournament headquarters and afterward, we would invite teams to take a picture with the Finalist and Champion banners.

Tournament Logo

Contacts

Topic Contact
Group Housing Mike Bower
General Information Info
Referee Assignor Ken McMahon
Tournament Director Costa Kalorides

Sponsors

Discount Tickets for the Columbus Crew

Discount Tickets for the Columbus Crew