TOURNAMENT PROFILE

The '30th Annual' PennFusion - West Chester Summer Classic is located in West Chester, PA. (thirty minutes from both Philadelphia & Wilmington,  Delaware). The tournament is held on August 3-5, 2018. It is designed to provide quality competition for Boys and Girls teams, U09 through U19. The U09, & U10 teams will play 7v7 games consisting of 25 minute halves, U11 & U12 teams will play 9v9 games, these games will consist of 30 minute halves. At the U13-U16 age groups teams will play 11v11 consisting of 35 minute halves. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of three games. U17 through U19 age groups will play a Showcase format with 40 min halves.

Application Deadline: July 13th, 2018 / The Tournament Entry Fees are as follows:

  • U08 2010 (7v7): $550

  • U09 2009 (7v7): $550

  • U10 2008 (7v7): $550

  • U11 2007 (9v9): $700

  • U12 2006 (9v9): $700

  • U13 2005 (11v11): $800

  • U14 2004 (11v11): $800

  • U15 2003 (11v11): $800

  • U16 2002 (11v11): $800

  • U17 2001 (11v11): $850

  • U18 2000 (11v11): $850

  • U19 1999 (11v11): $850

FOR REGISTRATION PLEASE CLICK HERE

 

Age Groups Based on 2018/2019 Roster

 
A maximum of three (3) guest players may be used for 7v7 format teams, four (4) guest players for 9v9 format teams, and five (5) guest players for 11v11 format teams.
 
Guest players can have either 2017/2018 or 2018/2019 passcards.  Teams must present as valid player pass and medical release (US Youth Soccer only) for each guest player at tournament registration. 
 
US Youth Soccer (USYS) teams from outside USYS Region 1 (& USYS affiliated teams from NJ & Conn.)  must have a copy of the Permission to Travel Form approved and signed by a duly authorized USYS/USSF State Association representative.  This is not required for USCS registered teams.

If you require more information, please do not hesitate to call the tournament administrator.  In the past few years, we had an average of 200 teams in the tournament and several divisions were filled by the application deadline date.  We urge you to return your application as soon as you make your summer tournament plans. 

We will confirm the receipt of your application upon receiving it. An accepted teams will be posted on the Summer Classic web site by July 16, 2018.  Game schedules will be available approximately two weeks before the tournament. If there are changes to your game schedule, they will be communicated via email from the tournament staff (also it is advised to cehck the online scheudle prior to the event).
 
Awards - Individual player trophies are awarded to each member of both the first and second place teams in each division, for all U16 and younger divisions. No awards will be given out at the showcase age group

We have made arrangements for blocks of rooms at several local hotels, traveling teams can ONLY stay in approved tournament housing to be eligible for the event. Please contact our office for information on these hotels.

The tournament games will be held at Delacy Soccer Complex and Thornbury Soccer Park, along with a number of additional local venues. Delacy Soccer Complex & Thornbury Soccer Park are maintained by the WCUSC/PFSA and are considered to have some of the best soccer fields in Eastern Pennsylvania. All fields are within approximately a ten minute drive of each other.

If you want to spend an extra day or two in the area we are twenty minutes from Valley Forge National Park & Longwood Gardens, and ten minutes from the Brandywine Battle Fields in Chadds Ford. Atlantic City is an hour and a half away as is the New Jersey shore.

 
Registration will be posted in January

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