Challenge Cup

Girls and Boys U13 to U18 Divisions – $450

Minimum of three 50-minute 11 vs 11 games guaranteed

Referee plus 2 AR’s for all games

Peterborough Challenge Cup for Girls
June 3-4, 2017
Application deadline: 20 May 2017 at 9 p.m.
Eligibility: Inter-Provincial

Peterborough Challenge Cup for Boys
June 17-18, 2017
Application deadline: 3 June 2017 at 9 p.m.
Eligibility: Inter-Provincial

Teams that are U12 and younger can participate in the Peterborough Festival that takes place over the same two weekends.


Since its inception in 1990, the Challenge Cup has been a regular stop for many of Ontario’s top club teams. Indeed, the tournament has grown substantially each year. The key factors that keep teams coming back are easily identified: outstanding facilities & fields situated in a beautiful beachfront park, a chance for the whole family to get away to cottage country, on-site camping, the charm of Peterborough, plenty of places to go between games and, of course, a top quality soccer event. The 2017 tournament promises to be the best Challenge Weekend yet.

Eligible Teams

The tournament is open to Girls (June 3-4) and Boys (June 17-18) Competitive Club teams from U13 up to U18 age divisions. There will be a minimum of 4 teams and a maximum of 16 teams in each age division. Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

U9 to U12 teams can register for the one-day Peterborough Festival that is held on the same two weekends as the Challenge Cup.

How to Apply

  1. Complete the online Team Entry Form;
  2. Pay on-line with credit card or PayPal (instant payment)
    or mail a cheque for the amount of the entry fee payable to “PCSA Challenge Tournament”;
  3. Submit your approved travel permit (non-ECOSA teams).

Format

Teams are guaranteed a minimum of three games over two days. Games will be 2 x 25 minutes long. Game format is 11 vs 11. Preliminary games will be Round Robin format with pools of 4 teams where possible. The top teams from each group will advance to the Championship Round. Championships are single-game knock-out competitions. The round robin format will be adapted to the number of teams in the division.

Award presentations will be held immediately following each championship game in the clubhouse at Eastgate Memorial Park or at the pavilion in Beavermead Park.

The tournament schedule will be posted on the Sunday before the tournament weekend.

Team Registration

All teams must register at the Marvin Buchan Soccer Centre, Eastgate Park, 2150 Ashburnham Drive on Friday evening between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm or on Saturday morning from 7:30 am, at least 1 hour prior to your first game. Players are not required to attend the registration.

The following documents must be presented at registration:

  1. Tournament Master Roster (2 copies)
    Right-click to download form as PDF or EXCEL;
  2. Players’ Registration Books;
  3. Team Officials’ Registration Books;
  4. Game sheets (5 copies) – you will keep these to use at games
    Right-click to download form as PDF or EXCEL or WORD;
  5. Approved Travel Permit (for non-ECOSA teams).

You will save yourself considerable time at registration if you have the required number of all the required documents ready to present, and your players books arranged in the order that they appear on your Tournament Master Roster.

Please Note

The Organizing Committee reserves the right to change the format of play due to unforeseen circumstances.

Tournament Chair: Bruce Rowe (email: challenge@pcsasoccer.com)

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