Details

Columbia Invitational Soccer Tournament
Event Dates: May 25-27, 2024
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2024
Schedule Release: May 10, 2024

Field Locations

U9-U12: Liberty Sports Park (Upper Marlboro, MD)

U13-U19: Covenant Park/Howard County Fields

Age Groups

Boys & Girls U8-U19
CIST

The 49th Columbia Invitational Soccer Tournament will be held May 25th-27th, 2024 in Howard County. This event will be for Boys and Girls teams for age groups U8-U19. We look forward to seeing you over Memorial Day Weekend!

Don’t forget to use #ColumbiaInvitational on all your posts and photos!

APPLICATION & DIVISIONS

Entry Fee

Age Group

Birth Year

Format

Max Roster

$900
U8
2016
7v7
14
$900
U9
2015
7v7
14
$900
U10
2014
7v7
14
$1035
U11
2013
9v9
16
$1035
U12
2012
9v9
16
$1250
U13
2011
11v11
18
$1250*
U14
2010
11v11
18
$1250*
U15
2009
11v11
18
$1300*
U16
2008
11v11
22
$1300*
U17
2007
11v11
22
$1300*
U18
2006
11v11
22
$1300*
U19
2005
11v11
22

Application Deadline: Monday April 1st

A separate performance bond of $350 is required for U14-U19 age groups. If your team does not forfeit a match or violate the tournament rules the bond will not be cashed and will be destroyed after the tournament is completed.

*As of November 2022 GotSoccer will charge a “GotSport Software Fee” at each payment transaction, and for each registrant, in order for your team to register to participate with my Club or in a Tournament.

 

There will be a $100 late fee for all applications received after the application deadline. Any team that applied after the application deadline will not have guaranteed acceptance into the tournament.

 


Payment Information

Please make all checks payable to: SAC

Checks should be mailed to:

SAC Columbia Invitational Soccer Tournament
c/o Elite Tournaments
PO Box 54

West Friendship, MD 21794

 

There will NOT be a CC Fee charged for any Credit Card payments for this event

 


 

This event will carry full tournament insurance

EVENT DETAILS

Previous Applied Teams

The Applied Teams link for 2024 will be posted close to the Application Deadline. Please contact our Tournament Director, [email protected] , for insights on specific ages/gender/skill level.

2023

2022

2021

2019

Previous Results

Schedules will be posted May 10th. Please be sure to continuously check your team’s schedule, as locations, times, and days are subject to change leading up to the event. All scheduling requests are considered by the tournament committee, but not guaranteed.

2023

2022

2021

2019

FIELDS

Fields currently listed are from our 2023 Columbia Invitational Soccer Tournament. An updated list of fields will be posted when schedules are released.

Atholton HS
Blandair Park
Cedar Lane
Centennial HS
Covenant Park
Glenelg HS
Hammond HS
Howard HS
Liberty Sports Park
Long Reach HS
Marriotts Ridge HS
Moose Athletic Club
Oakland Mills HS
River Hill HS
Western Regional Park
Wilde Lake HS

HOTELS

Elite Tournaments is pleased to announce the appointment of Halpern Travel as our official Tournament Housing Coordinator for the Columbia Invitational Tournament.
All non-commuting teams participating in the tournaments are required to book their hotel accommodations through Halpern Travel, our Official Tournament Housing Partner. Please do not call the hotels directly; rooms must be booked through the tournament reservation link provided by Halpern Travel or by calling 888.640.6400.
Teams that are based within a 100-mile radius to the tournament venue and are planning to commute are exempt from complying with the tournament housing policy.
Halpern Travel comes to us highly recommended for their commitment to providing professional service and for their attention to detail. They have extensive experience in tournament housing coordination. Halpern Travel secure, online hotel reservation system allows teams to view information about hotels, including rate, area location and amenities. Teams are able to reserve their rooms and to make changes to their reservations 24/7.
Clubs requiring a large block of rooms for multiple teams should contact Halpern Travel for special assistance at 888.640.6400.
We look forward to our partnership with Halpern Travel to successfully meet the housing needs of teams attending the Columbia Invitational Tournament.

TEAM CHECK-IN

CHECK-IN INSTRUCTIONS: CLICK HERE

GUEST PLAYER REGISTRATION: CLICK HERE

 


ONLINE CHECK-IN REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Official Roster through USYS, US Club, USSSA, or SAY
    • Please handwrite jersey numbers if not included
    • Please handwrite guest player names and jersey numbers to the bottom of the page
  2. Official Player Passes to match roster
    • No birth certificates accepted
  3. Tournament Liability Waiver
    • Digital signatures preferred
  4. Guest Player Passes
    • If applicable

IMPORTANT CHECK-IN INFORMATION

  • Deadline to Check-In: Friday May 17, 2024
  • Deadline to Make Changes: Wednesday May 22, 2024
  • No changes will be made after 10 PM Wednesday May 22, 2024

***Due to Event Sanctioning, ALL players must have a valid player pass.  NO Birth Certificates will be accepted/allowed.


If you have any questions regarding check-in or guest player registration, please contact GotSoccer at [email protected]

EVENT APPAREL

To pre-order apparel for the 2024 Columbia Invitational Soccer Tournament, click the pre-order link, which will be available before the event. Keep an eye on your inbox for when that email is sent!

The deadline to pre-order apparel for this event is Monday May 20th at 9 AM .

 

Columbia Invitational Pre Order Link – 

CLICK HERE – coming soon!

QUESTIONS?

If you don’t want to miss out on the action- keep an eye on your inbox for pre-order information!

For any questions about apparel for this event or your pre-order please e-mail Kyle Scranton.

Below is all of our Event Apparel for the 2024 Columbia Invitational Soccer Tournament. This apparel will be available for Pre-Order as well as onsite at select venues!

COLLEGE COACHES

Player Profile Books

Please make sure that you update your player profile information in the GotSoccer system so it is accessible by college coaches. You may need to contact your team manager or coach to add this information. This is the information that will be given to college coaches looking to recruit players.

Player Self-Recruiting

Elite Tournaments highly recommends that players reach out to the schools that they are interested in playing for. Many coaches come to our events to scout for pick up players, but will not realize that you interested in playing for their team unless you reach out to them! We also know that you have many schools that you are looking to play for that are not currently signed up to attend our event. You are encouraged to reach out to schools you are looking to attend, and let them know which events you will be playing in this season. We welcome you to invite these coaches to attend this event. If you have a coach that you are inviting to attend, please have them pre-register at the link above.

VENDORS

Vendor Information

If you are interested in becoming a vendor for the tournament, please contact Kiley Graham at [email protected] with a completed Vendor Application.

Vendor Application

The deadline to be accepted as a vendor for this event is Friday May 10th


Looking for Something To Do?

WASHINGTON SPIRIT

Elite Tournaments is proud to partner with the Washington Spirit! To check out the Washington Spirit this season, check out our ticket link below, which offers a special discount to teams participating in Elite Tournaments events.

TICKET LINK


DC UNITED

Elite Tournaments and D.C. United are excited to partner to give an exclusive offer for all participating teams! Use this link to register for more information about attending a D.C. United match with your team in conjunction with the tournament.

TICKET LINK

FAQ's

Before you call, email or message us a question, please make sure and read through the FAQ's as most common questions are addressed in the section below!

GotSport FAQ’s and Zendesk Assistance | CLICK HERE

GotSport | Check-In Questions
[email protected]

Colin Sporer | Tournament Director
[email protected]
Kyle Scranton | Apparel
[email protected]