October 7th – 9th, 2022

Date: October 7th - 9th, 2022

The Sockers FC Labor Day Cup provides the top level teams around the region an opportunity to prepare for the demands of Fall & Spring seasons. Teams looking to test their players for Regional Leagues and State competitions should seriously consider this event. Played on Schaumburg Park District’s – Olympic Park, Palatine Park District – Aspen Park both are multiple artificial all-weather turf and grass field facilities; this event presents a quality soccer environment during Fall season. Grass fields at Connelly Park will be used depending on the number of teams registered for this tournament.

Coach with Multiple Teams.

Our tournament committee will make every effort to avoid overlapping game times for coaches with multiple teams (max of 3 teams). Requests will NOT be considered unless the following instructions are followed:

  • Outside activities for teams, players and families cannot be requested for schedule changes.


  • $50 Early Bird discount if registering by Aug 1.
  • Multi-team (5, 10 team) discounts available
  • If registering the same team for both the Labor Day Cup and Fall Classic Cup, save $50 per tournament.
  • Please email tournaments@sockersfcchicago.com for further info on discounts.
  • Minimum of 3 games
  • Games played on all-weather full size turf fields and smaller grass fields.
  • All teams in IL/WI/IN should plan on playing game as early as 5:00pm on Friday.
  • Championship games could go Sunday late afternoon or early evening so please plan accordingly.
  • 8U division 1 day event – Entry Fee: $350.  Girls: Saturday, Boys: Sunday
    • 4v4 No Goalkeepers
    • Max roster (8)
    • (3) games guaranteed 
    • Games played indoor on Synthetic Grass (No cancellations due to weather)
    • Awards for 1st and 2nd place
    • 2×20 min halves
    • Size 3 ball
    • No offside
    • All direct kicks
  • 9U-10U Boys and Girls – Entry Fee $550 (through August 1)
  • 11U-12U Boys and Girls – Entry Fee $625 (through August 1)
  • 13U – 19U Boys & Girls – Entry Fee: $675 (through August 1)
  • Tournament mandated hotels only. 
  • Online Application – click here Deadline: August 13th, 2021
  • Brackets Live: August 22nd, 2021 (Classic – Highest, Cup, Select – Lowest)
  • Schedule Preliminary Live : August 26th, 2021
  • Schedule Final Live : August 30th, 2021
    Hotel: All out of state teams must book their team hotel block through the official tournament housing bureau THE PERFECT PLAN EVENTS & TRAVEL.
    Please contact Barbara Cole, The Perfect Plan Events & Travel to begin your team reservation.
    Contact info: 888-843-7212
    Email: theperfectplan@ameritech.net
    Derek Dvorak
    Tournament Director

All registration will be done in Got Soccer. There is nothing to email and there will be no Friday or Saturday registration times!


Instructions for Upload to Got Soccer:

1) Go to www.gotsoccer.com

2) Click on User Login in the upper right corner

3) Click on Team and Team Officials Login

4) Enter your Got Soccer Username and password

5) Click on our link to the NIKE Classic Cup Fall  

6) Click on the Documents Tab

7) On the lower right, you choose which file you are uploading to the system

8) You can browse your computer for files

9) Once you upload a file, you’ll see if on the left

10) Upload everything required for your team

What you’ll need to upload into the Got Soccer system:

USYS Requirements (IYSA, etc.)

1) Official Team Roster

2) Player and Coaches Passes – 6-8 passes per page

3) Travel Permit are not a requirement we carry additional insurance for our event series.

4) Guest Player Forms Please complete online using the drop-down menus, save, and upload during the online registration process in GOTSOCCER.

US Club Soccer Requirements

1) Official Team Roster

2) Player and Coaches passes – 6-8 passes per page Please complete online using the drop-down menus, save, and upload during the online registration process in GOTSOCCER.

Outside United States Additional Requirement:

1) Permission to Travel Documents


All players passes may be checked before each game by Field Marshals and Coach or Team Manager should have Medical Form/Waiver for every player participating.

 QUESTIONS? Email Derek Dvorak – tournaments@sockersfcchicago.com

Please include in the Subject Line: Team Name, Age Group and Gender with your questions.

Wanna be a referee for this event?

Referees must complete both the registration and waiver to participate in the tournament.
All Applicants under 15 years of age must have a valid work permit:

  • All officials must sign the release form before the 1st game.

  • All officials must be currently registered.

  • Out of State referees must have their US Soccer Federation Registration during the event.

  • Deadline for referee’s applications is 2 weeks prior to the tournament date


Olympic Park in Schaumburg at 1675 Old Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173.

Age Groups
  • U08: 2×20 min. halves | 1 man system: $ 25.00
  • U09 – U10: 2×25 min. halves | 1 man system: $ 25.00
  • U11 – U12: 2×30 min. halves | 2 men system: $ 30.00 Each Official
  • U13 – U14: 2×35 min. halves | 3 men system: Center $ 40.00, AR $ 35.00
  • U15 – U18: 2×35 min. halves | 3 men system: Center $ 45.00, AR $ 35.00
Game Times
  • Friday 12:00 PM: Academy Showcase (March)
  • Friday 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 7:30 AM
  • Sunday 7:30 AM        
GAETANO TRAVERSA (Referee assignor)  illinoissportsassigning@gmail.com


1675 Old Schaumburg Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173

545 S Consumers Ave, Palatine, IL 60074

1351 N Rohlwing Rd, Palatine, IL 60074

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