Bend Premier Cup
U15 - U19: August 10 - 12, 2018
U10 - U14: August 17 - 19, 2018
The Bend Premier Cup is not only one of the Northwest's best soccer tournaments, but the premier place to host a tournament in the United States. With beautiful grass fields and 300 days of sunshine a year, Bend, Oregon provides the ideal tournament venue and a great place for family fun. It's no wonder why our tournament is the fastest growing event in the Northwest. Check out our Things to Do in Bend, Oregon page to see why the 9th Annual Bend Premier Cup should be the first tournament on your calendar in 2018!
- FOUR GAME GUARANTEE!!
- New this year the Bend Premier Cup will be split into two stand alone weekends.
- Gold and Silver level competition for Boys and Girls Ages U10-U19.
- 50-60 minute games, 4 game minimum
- Small sided games: Offering 7 v 7 for U-10 and 9 v 9 for U-11 and U-12!
- Champions' and Finalists' Medals
IMPORTANT INFO FOR TEAMS:
2018 TOURNAMENT FEES:
- U10: 7 v7, $545
U11 and U-12: 9 v 9, $695
U13 - U19: 11v11, $775
2018 IMPORTANT DATES:
January 15, 2018: Registration opens
July 19: Registration closes
July 31: Preliminary schedules posted
August 9: Check-in for out of town HS teams at Mt Bachelor Village 5-8 pm
August 10-12: All HS games
August 16: Check-in for out of town teams at Mt. Bachlor Village 5-8 pm
August 17-19: All U-11 through U-14 games
- August 18-19: All U-10 games
Tournament facilities are GRASS FIELDS located in Bend, all in close proximity.
Big Sky Park: 6 grass fields - dog-friendly with leash
Pine Nursery Park: 6 grass fields - dog-friendly with leash
Buckingham Elementary School: 2 grass fields - No dogs allowed
- Ponderosa Elementary School: 2 grass field - No dogs allowed
TOURNAMENT FAN GEAR:
All Bend Premier Cup gear is provided by Northwest Design and can be ordered and printed on site at Big Sky Park and Bend Pine Nursery Park on Friday and Saturday and Sunday.
2018 AGE CHART:
2018 TOURNAMENT SANCTIONING:
The 2018 Bend Premier Cup is sanctioned by Oregon Youth Soccer and accepts player cards from USYS State Associations, US Club Soccer, and USSF Affiliates.
NOTE: US CLUB SOCCER CARDS FROM 2017-2018 EXPIRE ON JULY 31 AND MUST BE RENEWED PRIOR TO THE BEND PREMIER CUP. USYS CARDS (FROM YOUR STATE ASSOCIATION) FROM LAST YEAR DO NOT EXPIRE UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1 AND MAY BE USED. YOU MAY ALSO USE 2018-2019 CARDS FROM EITHER ORGANIZATION.
Team Managers' Checklist/Check-In Requirements & Frequently Asked Questions
LEVELS OF COMPETITION:
Gold Division: This division is for the tournament's most competitive teams. Teams in the Gold Division typically play in their state's top two divisions (Premier and Division I in Oregon) and/or their respective State Cup (U12 - U-19). For teams in the U10 & U11, the Gold Division is designed for teams identified as their club's top team in their respective age group. The makeup of the Gold Division will be determined by the Tournament Bracketing Committee once registration is closed. The Tournament Bracketing Committee will solicit team information before finalizing placement decisions.
Silver Division: This division is for teams seeking moderate levels of competition. Teams in the Silver Division typically play in their state's second and third competitive divisions (Division I and Division II in Oregon) and/or their state's President's Cup (U12 - U-19). For teams in the U10 & U11, the Silver Division is designed for teams identified as their club's second or third team (or for club's that evenly split their teams) in their respective age group. The makeup of the Silver Division will be determined by the Tournament Bracketing Committee once registration is closed. The Tournament Bracketing Committee will solicit team information before finalizing placement decisions.
Bronze Division: This division is for teams seeking recreational levels of competition.Teams in the Bronze Division typically play in their state's third competitive divisions (Division II in Oregon) or recreational leagues and/or their state's Founder's Cup (U12 - U-19). For teams in the U10 & U11, the Bronze Division is designed for recreational teams. The makeup of the Bronze Division will be determined by the Tournament Bracketing Committee once registration is closed. The Tournament Bracketing Committee will solicit team information before finalizing placement decisions.
BRACKETING AND SCHEDULING:
Teams will be placed per criteria outlined in the Bend Premier Cup Rules. Team history, with an emphasis on State Cup, will be used to place teams in the Gold Division. Other criteria include, but are not limited to, most recent league placement and results in regional and high-level tournaments. Silver Division and Bronze Division assignments will be based upon similar criteria with an emphasis placed on President's Cup, Founder's Cup, and most recent league placement. Every effort will be made to bracket your team to ensure a competitive and enjoyable experience for your team. Final bracket assignments will be determined by the Tournament Bracketing Committee. This committee will solicit team placement information and reserves the right to combine age groups and/or divisions to ensure teams have a competitive and enjoyable experience.
All schedules will be posted online, and game scores will be updated within 45 minutes of each game completion. Special scheduling requests (Examples include out-of-state travel requests and coaches with multiple teams.) will be honored as long as they do not jeopardize the integrity and competitive spirit of the tournament. The Tournament Scheduler will solicit coaches/managers for scheduling requests after registration closes.
Tournament games begin at 12 noon on Friday. All teams should be prepared to play at least one game on Friday, with the exception of the U-10 brackets which will only play Saturday and Sunday. Some teams may have two games on Friday depending upon the number of teams in their bracket. We will do our best to accommodate late start requests on Friday, but we cannot guarantee that all such requests can be honored. All teams should also plan to play on Sunday. The final start time for Sunday games is 4 p.m.
QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, CONCERNS:
Tournament questions contact Tournament Director Tara Bilanski at firstname.lastname@example.org
Administrative questions contact Emily Williams at email@example.com
Payment can be made to:
BEND PREMIER CUP
145 NE Revere Avenue #6, Bend, OR 97701