Teams applying will play in their 2017-2018 age group and will be playing by birth year. We will play U8, U9, U10 (7 v 7) and U11-U12 (9 v 9) and U13-U19 (11 v 11). All application will need to have payment with them to be considered. This alone does not automatically enter your team. All teams will need to gain official acceptance into the Albion Cup National Showcase in San Diego, California.
2010 – U8
2009 – U9
2008 – U10
2007 – U11
2006 – U12
2005 – U13
2004 – U14
2003 – U15
2002 – U16
2001 – U17
2000 – U18
1999 – U19
**NOTE: ANY TEAM THAT SIGNS UP FOR THE WRONG AGE GROUP WILL NOT BE GUARANTEED A SPOT IN THE TOURNAMENT UNLESS THERE IS ROOM IN THE APPROPRIATE AGE GROUP. IF THERE IS NO ROOM IN THE PROPER AGE GROUP THE TEAM WILL NOT BE REFUNDED UNLESS THE TOURNAMENT FILLS THEIR SPOT IN THE TOURNAMENT..
Teams traveling in from out of state will be granted early acceptance starting January 1st, 2017
Application Deadline: June 1st 2017
Mandatory Team Check-In: Friday, July 16th from 6:00pm-9:00pm for Team Manager.
Teams will be accepted in either the Showcase Flight (Top Flight) or the Cup Flight (2nd Flight), if a team is not accepted we will notify you of that and refund your fee.
Teams traveling in from outside Region IV will need travel papers, unless they are with US Club Soccer.
All teams coming from outside San Diego will need to stay at one of the approved Albion Cup Hotels in order to be accepted. This tournament is a “Stay and Play”. event
All teams will be scheduled to play 3 games. Applicant expressly recognizes and agrees that inclement weather situations are beyond the control of the tournament, and no credits or refunds will be given in the event that inclement weather interferes with, alters, or results in the cancelation of scheduled matches.
In the event of inclement weather forcing play to be halted and preventing the match from completing during the scheduled time, the score shall stand if at least one-half of the match has been completed. Applicant expressly recognizes and agrees that inclement weather situations are beyond the control of the tournament, and no credits or refunds will be given in the event that inclement weather interferes with, alters, or results in the cancelation of scheduled matches.
Coaches that have multiple teams and need help with tournament coverage need to have in writing to the tournament the teams they are coaching by application deadline in order for the tournament to assist with schedules and the head coach needs to be listed as the head coach on the Got Soccer application. The Albion Cup National Showcase will do its very best to accommodate all coaches conflicts, but there are no guarantees.
Team Awards will be given to the first and second place team members and coach. Champions will receive team trophy, medals, and champions t-shirt. Finalist will receive medals.
Entree Fee*: $795 U8-U9, $895 U10-U13, $995 U14-U19
*Credit Card payments have an automated credit card processing feePlease note: Once your team has been accepted and paid their entry fee, refunds will not be given. Teams can petition for a refund via email to firstname.lastname@example.org . The Tournament Directors will consider if adequate notice was given to find another team and determine if any administrative expenses have been incurred. The Albion Cup Showcase reserves the right to apply an administrative fee should a refund be granted – $50.