IMG Cup Boys Invitational

December 20, 2019 - December 22, 2019
Soccer

Add to Calendar 2019-12-20T13:29:57-05:00 2019-12-22T13:29:57-05:00 IMG Cup Boys Invitational https://www.imgacademy.com/events/img-cup-boys-invitational 5650 Bollettieri Blvd.<br> Bradenton FL, 34210

Event Overview

The IMG Cup Boys Invitational continues to attract the nation's most elite soccer clubs to participate in unrivaled competition.

Located at the world-renowned IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., the IMG Cup Boys Invitational offers the best fields, facilities and tournament organization for youth players and fans.

As the home facility for the U.S. U-17 National Team and a training venue for top-level teams like the U.S. Women’s National Team, Malmo FF (Sweden), New York Red Bulls, D.C. United, Seattle Sounders 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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Where to Stay

Legacy Hotel

The IMG Cup Boys Invitational is a "stay-to-play" tournament. Every team participating must either stay at the IMG Academy Legacy Hotel, IMG Academy campus housing, or book through our travel agency, HBC. All teams will be required to fill out this housing survey to indicate their accommodations and secure their spot in the tournament.

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, and rejuvenate with Wellness Spa treatment options and in-room dining.

Competition Format

This three-day, round-robin tournament offering U13-U19 teams, three-games as well as a Super Group Division.

The event begins on Thursday evening with team registration. Game play begins on Friday and ends Sunday.

All teams will be scheduled to play 1 game a day including Friday. Trophy Presentations will follow the final game on Sunday to the top team in each flight.

IMG Cup group champions will be determined by points accumulation in Group play and will not feature any playoff games.

Stay-to-Play

The 2019 IMG Cup Boys Invitational is a "stay-to-play" tournament. Every team participating must either stay at the IMG Academy Legacy hotel, IMG Academy Campus housing or book through our travel agency, HBC. All teams will be required to fill out the housing survey to indicate their accommodations and secure their spot in the tournament.

Fees & Tickets

Teams

$1,325 for U15 - U19 teams

$925 for U13 - U14 teams

Guest Player Pool

GotSoccer.com players pool, register for stand-in play with a team who needs extra players.

Coaches

*Must register on GotSoccer.com to be listed on coaching and scouting event roster.

Spectators

Check back at a later date for updated ticket information.

Registration & Eligibility

The deadline to register is extended to October 31, 2019. All teams must submit an application form to gain entry into the tournament. Team entry fees are due at the time of application submission. Entry fees are non-refundable once the team has been accepted and can be paid either via credit card through GotSoccer or by mailing a check.

IMG Academy Soccer Program & Tournament Board will review applications once they have completed payment and will notify the team of its status as soon as possible.

In the event a team must withdraw from the tournament, notify the IMG Academy Soccer Program Tournament Board in writing at least 30 days prior to the tournament date, and you will be allowed to transfer your entry fee to a future IMG Academy soccer program event. If a team withdraws within 30 days of the tournament, the team will not be eligible to receive a refund.

College Coaches & Professional Scouts

To ensure your team's players get exposure to college coaches, please ensure detailed information regarding your athletes is recorded in your got soccer roster by the end of day on Friday, December 13th. We will use that roster to build our college coach recruiting packets which will be distributed on site.

Guest Player Pool

All guest players will need to register in to the guest player pool and assigned to a team in order to appear on the got soccer roster. In addition any club that utilizes guest players must provide the player loan form from their home club, as well as their club medical release, player pass and IMG Waiver.

All guest players must complete the following requirements to be eligible to play:

  • Team Managers must include the athlete on their official roster
  • Athletes must register in the guest player pool and must be assigned to the team roster
  • Each guest player will need their official governing body’s guest player form from their host club.
  • IMG Performance Events Waiver
  • Player Pass
  • Club/team medical release form

Check-in

IMG Academy is pleased to offer online check-in for the 2019 IMG Cup. All documents will have to be uploaded via GotSoccer and there will be a cost of $25.00 which can be paid by check or credit card. More information will follow in future emails.

If teams choose to check in online all documents and fees must be paid no later than Monday, Dec. 2. We will offer check-in on campus Thursday, Dec. 19.

Important Dates

Date Event
Oct. 31 Application due
Sep. 30 Initial acceptances sent out
Dec. 2 Deadline for payment and materials for online check-in
Dec. 4 Deadline to purchase online parking pass
Dec. 6 Tentative schedule release
Dec. 11 Deadline to submit or edit rosters
Dec. 18 Super Group play begins
Dec. 19 Team check-in*
Dec. 20 Day 1 of competition
Dec. 21 Day 2 of competition
Dec. 22 Day 3 of competition
*All teams are mandated to check-in unless they have elected online check-in.

Contact

Senior Events Coordinator
Stephanie Crookham
[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.

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Airport Transportation

IMG Academy offers dropoff 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 & Services

Treat yourself to a soothing massage at IMG Academy Wellness Spa. Relax and recover with one of our highly trained massage therapists.

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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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Bradenton, FL 34210

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