IMG Cup

December 18, 2021 - December 20, 2021
Soccer

Add to Calendar 2021-12-18T13:29:57-05:00 2021-12-20T13:29:57-05:00 IMG Cup https://www.imgacademy.com/events/img-cup 5650 Bollettieri Blvd.<br> Bradenton FL, 34210

Event Overview

IMG Cup will be held Saturday, December 18 through Monday, December 20, 2021.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN.

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The IMG Cup continues to attract the nation's top youth boy's soccer clubs and dozens of collegiate coaches for a premier three-day competitive tournament becoming the preferred destination for quality competition and collegiate exposure.  Located at the world-renowned IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL. IMG Academy offers prestigious facilities and amenities for all competing athletes, coaches, and spectators.

IMG Academy is a training venue for top-level teams including the U.S. Women’s National Team, U.S. Men’s National Team, Eintracht Frankfurt, Atlanta United, New York Red Bulls, FC Cincinnati, Inter-Miami CF, Nashville SC, Orlando City SC, CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers, and more. IMG Academy has a proven reputation for executing top quality events.

Location


5650 Bollettieri Blvd.
Bradenton FL, 34210

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Venue

IMG Academy
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Stay-to-Play

Legacy Hotel

The IMG Cup is a STAY-TO-PLAY tournament. Every team participating must book their accommodations through our preferred travel provider, Anthony Travel.

The Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy is the ultimate STAY-TO-PLAY accommodation for IMG events. Participants and spectators will enjoy a modern suite of luxury amenities at this lifestyle, boutique hotel - all within walking distance from the IMG Academy campus. Recover in our 24-hour fitness center or by our resort-style pool, connect over a meal at Icon Eatery & Bar or Icon Loft, or enjoy in-room dining.

For questions on booking accommodations please contact Anthony Travel at  844-395-0697 or  [email protected]

Competition Format

Competition will operate as round-robin play across three days.

Competition begins on Saturday, December 18 and ends Monday, December 20.

Each competing team will play a single match daily. 

Awards will be presented to the top team in each flight immediately following the final match of the competition. 

Top teams will be determined by point accumulation in group play and will not feature any playoff games.

Stay-to-Play FAQ

  • What is Stay-to-Play?

    All IMG Academy events are considered Stay-to-Play, meaning participants must book through our official housing partner Anthony Travel in order to remain eligible for competition. 

  • What are the benefits of Stay-to-Play?

    Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy offers convenience and luxury as the official hotel of all IMG Academy events. Legacy Hotel and our partner hotels are also able to offer discounted rates that would otherwise not be available.

  • Are there exemptions to Stay-to-Play?

    Yes, teams that reside inside a 75 mile radius of IMG Academy may request a waiver of the Stay-to -Play requirement. Please reach out to your tournament contact for more information. 

  • How do I know if my accommodation is approved?

    Only housing booked through the Anthony Travel event-specific booking links are the only approved accommodations available to participants. If you have any questions, please contact event housing at [email protected] or call 844-395-0697.

Fees & Tickets

Teams

Registration is now open. 

 

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$925: U13-U14 Teams
$1325: U15-U20 Teams

College Coaches

Information to come. 

Spectators

Admission Prices

Tournament Pass: $30

Daily Pass: $15

Parking

Parking is included with the price of admission.

Registration & Eligibility

The deadline to register for the 2021 IMG Cup is Friday, October 15, 2021. Team applications must be submitted through GotSoccer.com, as teams will earn GotSoccer points and rankings for attending the 2021 IMG Cup.  Team applications will not be reviewed until an entry fee has been submitted. Entry fees may be paid with a credit card on GotSoccer.com (Note: each entry paid by credit card will accrue a 4% fee), or by mailing a check made out to IMG Academy Events Department. 

All applications submitted after the deadline will be placed on a waiting list. Teams placed on the waiting list will not be charged until they have been formally accepted. It is the responsibility of the team manager or coach to withdraw the team application from the waiting list, if so desired. 

The Tournament Committee will review applications and notify accepted teams. Initial acceptances will be received on October 19, 2021 with a rolling acceptance thereafter. 

In the event a team must withdraw from the tournament after being accepted, written notification must be provided to the Tournament Committee prior to December 5, 2021. Teams meeting the Withdrawal Deadline will be eligible for a credit to a future IMG Academy Event. 

If an accepted team chooses to withdraw from competition after the Withdrawal Deadline, a refund will not be provided. 

If an accepted team must withdraw from competition after the Withdrawal Deadline, due to COVID-19, teams will be eligible for a credit to a future IMG Academy Event. 

If the event is canceled due to COVID-19, accepted teams will be eligible for a credit to a future IMG Academy Event. 

AgE DIVISIONs

  • U13 Boys
  • U14 Boys
  • U15 Boys
  • U16 Boys
  • U17 Boys
  • U18 Boys
  • U19 Boys

 

Check-in

Online Team Check-In is mandatory through GotSoccer.com for the 2021 IMG Cup.

The deadline for Online Team Check-In is December 5, 2021. 

Each Coach / Team Manager must upload the following documents for each athlete: 

Important Dates

Date Event
Oct. 15 Application Due. All applications submitted after the deadline will be placed on a waiting list. 
Oct. 18 Initial Acceptance Received. 
Nov. 30 Deadline for Payment.
Dec. 5

Deadline to Submit or Edit Team Rosters and Complete Online Team Check-In. 

Deadline to Withdraw to Receive a Full Credit Toward a Future IMG Event. 

Dec. 18 Day 1 of Competition. 
Dec. 19 Day 2 of Competition. 
Dec. 20 Day 3 of Competition. 
 

Contact

Tournament Committee
[email protected]

 

Travel & Planning

Rental Cars

Enterprise Rent-A-Car promotes an easy-to-use service and has two pickup/drop-off centers within 10 miles of the IMG Academy campus.

airport transportation

Airport Transportation

IMG Academy offers drop-off and pickup services for all local Florida airports. Teams and players can schedule arranged transportation through Travel and Planning on IMG Academy’s website.

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Local Airports

Sarasota/Bradenton Florida is conveniently located in central Florida and located near many large international airports. Make sure to book travel through one of these local airports.

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Local Attractions

Florida’s premier theme parks are located just minutes away from IMG Academy.

Visit Walt Disney World, Busch Gardens, Universal Studios or the Tampa Bay Rays to experience Florida.

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Performance Based Nutrition

Dining on campus provides athletes with a full balanced nutritional diet designed for athletes competing at the highest level.

Options include buffet style and made to order menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Retail

Visit the Official Online Store of IMG Academy at shopimg.com, your IMG Academy branded gear headquarters. On campus shopping also available in the IMG Academy Campus Center’s bookstore.

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Call Us

For enrollment & program registration
1-800-872-6425
For all other inquires
1-866-300-4538

Call Us

For enrollment & program registration
1-800-872-6425
For all other inquires
1-866-300-4538

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