NIRSA Soccer

Regional Tournaments

2021 NIRSA National Championships Safety Guidelines

The following will be required to for players, coaches, staff, officials and spectators to enter tournament venue:

  • EITHER proof of full vaccination (2 weeks after final dose) OR a negative (nucleic acid RT-PCR) test result from a test taken within 72 hours of the first day of competition.
    • NIRSA and tournament hosts will not be providing or paying for tests.
    • Players should consult student health services for vaccination sites and local testing locations.
  • Complete a daily health pledge/screen

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All regions will receive three automatic bids for the Men’s Championship Division and three automatic bids for the Women’s Championship Division.

There will also be six “at-large” bids for both Men’s and Women’s Championship Division. The at-large invitations will be given on Monday, November 1, 2021. All dates reflect logistics for the 2021 tournament.

Criteria for qualifying women’s and men’s teams by region is listed in the tabs above.

Last updated: August 6, 2021


Foley Sports Tourism Complex
Foley, Alabama
November 18-20, 2021

National Championship Information

Region I Soccer Regional

Friendship Field | October 23-24, 2021
Chesterfield, New Jersey

Region I Women’s Contact

Shane Conti, University of Massachusetts-Boston, 617-287-4086

Region I Men’s Contact

Max Miller,  Swarthmore College, 610-690-6845

Region I Tournament Director

Jeff Gontarek, 410-905-8174

Region I Soccer Website

Region I Automatic Bid Qualifications


  • Regional Tournament Co-Champion
  • Regional Tournament Co-Champion
  • Highest Power Ranked Team


  • Regional Tournament Co-Champion
  • Regional Tournament Co-Champion