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NIRSA Soccer

National Championships

November 16-18, 2017 • Reach 11 Sports Complex • Phoenix, Arizona

Tournament Results

Congratulations

Open and championship divisions for men’s and women’s teams brought together over 2,000 players, staff, and officials to see 96 teams compete for the chance to be crowned a NIRSA National Champion.

Results

Open and championship divisions for men’s and women’s teams will bring together over 2,000 players, staff, and officials to see 96 teams compete for the chance to be crowned a NIRSA National Champion.

  • November 17, 8:00am: Play begins

  • November 19: Semi-finals and finals for all divisions

    1:00pm: Men’s & Women’s Open Final
    3:00pm: Men’s Championship Final
    5:00pm: Women’s Championship Final

All times Central

Schedule

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Official Soccer Ball of the NIRSA National Championship Series

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2016 Official NIRSA Championship Series Soccer Ball

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The Open Division will once again be selected through a lottery system.
Any team with membership in a NIRSA-affiliated league or minimum of (4) games played prior to
the National Championships may enter the lottery for their region.

The registration period for this year’s lottery will open on October 1 at 8:00pm PST.
All teams who wish to participate must register by October 3 at 9:00am PST. At 1:00pm PST on October 3
there will be a live lottery draw on the NIRSA website where the lucky teams will be selected to play in this year’s tournament.
Questions contact Keeley.Naughton@nirsa.org

Registration Information

Hotel & Lodging

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Host Hotel

Sheraton Crescent — SOLD OUT
2620 W Dunlap Ave., Phoenix, Arizona
(602) 943-8200

Back-up Hotels

Four Points by Sheraton Phoenix North
2532 W Peoria Ave., Phoenix, Arizona
(602) 943-2341
Rate: $105 + tax; Free Breakfast
To Reserve

Courtyard by Marriott Phoenix North Happy Valley
2029 W Whispering Wind Drive, Phoenix, Arizona
(623) 580-8844
Rate: $125 + tax
To reserve call (623) 580-8844

Entry Fees

NIRSA recommends that teams do not purchase plane tickets until their team’s entry acceptance is confirmed.

Teams from Institutional Member schools – $1,350

Teams from Non-Institutional Member schools – $1,750

 

Important Dates

  • October 27: Last day to make roster changes without a fee for Open Division teams.

  • October 30: Invitations for at-large bids for the Championship Division

  • November 1: Accepted teams receive player certification form- has to be signed by participants, the sport club director and school’s registrar after verification of enrollment.

  • November 3: Last day to make roster changes without a fee for Championship Division teams.

  • November 9: Tournament schedule available

  • November 15: 2:00pm – 7:00pm practice, 4:00pm – 7:00pm check-in

    *Please note – Reach 11 Sport Complex has limited practice on Wednesday, November 15 to the turf field (Field #1).  NIRSA has secured an additional grass field at Arizona State University West Campus (approx. 10 minutes from host hotel) for teams to practice.  Teams will be able to reserve ½ field for ½ hour between 2:00pm-7:00pm (Mountain time) by sending an email to Valerie@nirsa.org on November 3 at 8:00am (Pacific time).  It will be first come/first serve.
    (updated 10/30/2017)

  • November 16, 8:00am: play begins

  • November 17: Pool Play and Single Elimination rounds

  • November 18: Semi-finals and finals for all divisions

    • 1:00pm: Men’s & Women’s Open Final
    • 3:00pm: Women’s Championship Final
    • 5:00pm: Men’s Championship Final

    *Please Note – he tournament format, number of games, and game length may change due to a team not showing up or circumstances beyond our control (weather). There are NO back-up fields. Under extreme weather conditions, the tournament could be cancelled.

Important National Tournament Information

  • National Tournament Captain’s Meeting

    • Wednesday, November 15 at 7:00pm pm at the Sheraton Crescent hotel.
    • Attendance from one representative is mandatory.
  • National Tournament Registration

    • Wednesday, November 15, 4:00pm-6:45pm at the Sheraton Crescent Hotel.
    • There will be a $100 late registration fee for teams that do not register before 6:45pm.

Car Rentals

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
NIRSA has set up an account with Enterprise Rent-A-Car since they will rent to drivers under 25 years old.
By using this link, you will also be able to rent vans.
To Reserve

Health Insurance Options

Ascension
www.ascensionins.com
1-801-412-2626
Contact Madison Moll

 

Need more information?

Questions about the NIRSA Championship Series Soccer Championship can be directed to the NIRSA Director of National Sport Programs, Valerie McCutchan.

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The 23rd Annual NIRSA National Soccer Championships will be held in Foley, Alabama at Foley Sports Tourism Complex on November 17-19, 2016.