Mark Forster

Mark Forster Memorial Tournament – August 9 – 10, 2014

The Mark Forster Memorial Tournament is an annual tournament for Men’s and Women’s club recreational teams.

Mark Forster played soccer in the Peterborough Youth Soccer Club in Peterborough before joining the Peterborough City Soccer Association, playing in the Toronto and District Premier Soccer League.

A skilled and committed young midfield player with a great attitude, Mark quickly became popular with team mates and fans alike.


We lost Mark in 1988 at the age of 25.

In 1990: The City of Peterborough and the Peterborough City Soccer Club erected a plaque at East Gate soccer park (number 1 pitch) in Mark’s name.

Mark ForsterThe Plaque Reads:
Mark Forster 1963 – 1988

This plaque is to commemorate the memory of Mark Forster. Who during his short lifetime, made major contributions to the game of soccer and other sports in the Peterborough community.

In his memory, this field shall be known as “The Mark Forster Pitch”.


Men’s and Women’s recreational divisions, for club teams only. Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. To avoid disappointment please apply early. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to change the format of play due to unforeseen circumstances.

Date of Upcoming Tournament

Men’s and Women’s Open Divisions and Men’s over 35: August 9 – 10, 2014


Registration information and tournament rules will be posted here at a later date.

Prize Money

First Place in each division: $300 + Merchandise
Second Place in each division: $150 + Merchandise

Award presentations will be held following the final games in each division at Eastgate Park.


Parking is available along the boundary fence at Eastgate Memorial Park on Ashburnham Drive, in the overflow lot directly across the street, and in the parking lot at Beavermead Park. The entrance to the Beavermead campgrounds should not be used unless you have a camping permit. Please check all signs before you park.

Please Note

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

Peterborough Regional Health Centre (Hospital/Emergency): 705-743-2121 (Check Map for directions)