St. Louis Scott Gallagher Soccer Club

Gateway Memorial Classic - General Information

Gateway Memorial Tournament - General Information

The Gateway Memorial Classic is a bold step for the clubs to try and attract the best teams in the Midwest to our area. St. Louis Scott Gallagher and Lou Fusz Soccer Club are proud to host the 2nd Annual 2016 Event at SLYSA, World Famous Soccer Park in Fenton, MO and the SLSG and Lou Fusz Creve Coeur Missouri turf complexes! SLSG Illinois, Lou Fusz SC and SLSG Missouri teams are committed to hosting our club’s top teams – boys elite & Pre Academy and girls pre-ECNL & ECNL for our first annual tournament! This event is perfect for Both A and B level teams and we plan to have Gold (top) and Silver (secondary) Flights in most divisions. And ENTIRE clubs can attend as we have age groups offered for EVERY age group and gender.

Age Groups

Boys U8-U20
Girls U8-U20

U-20 (1997)

U-19 (1998)

U-18 (1999)
(U-19 and U-18 may be grouped together)
U-17 (2000)
U-16 (2001)
U-15 (2002)
U-14 (2003)
U-13 (2004)
U-12 (2005)
U-11 (2006)
U-10 (2007)
U-9 (2008)
U-8 (2009)

The Gateway Memorial Classic offers:

  • Professionally maintained fields - potentially an all turf event as in 2015!
  • Minimum 3-game guarantee
  • Certified referees
  • Athletic trainers on-site
  • Bench’s at every field
  • Game balls

Rosters/Loan Players

U8-U10 will play 7v7
U11-U12 will play 9v9
U13-U20 will play 11v11

The team or teams must be entered for competition in a league affiliated with US Youth (USYSA) or US Club Soccer. State and National select teams are eligible. Prior to the start of competition, teams must present proof of affiliation and permission to travel. Validated State US Youth or US Club Soccer member passes, as well as medical release forms, are required for all players participating in the tournament. All Team Officials must have US Youth Soccer or US CLUB Soccer Member Passes.

Guest Players

A maximum of 3 guest players per team is allowed for all U8-U12 teams, Five guests are allowed for 11v11 teams. A team using guest players may have no more than their maximum roster size. Example 22 for U13-U19, 16 for 9v9 and 12 for 7v7 teams. Guest players will need the proper state approved paperwork filled out. Individual Guest players looking for a team in the event can sign up online.

Click Here to sign up as a guest - SIGN UP

Awards

There will be participation awards for all U8-U9 teams.
There will be individual and team trophies for all Champions and individual awards for all finalists.

Hotel Accommodations

Teams participating in the Gateway Memorial Classic MUST (as a condition of acceptance) make all hotel accommodations using our The THS Company. Teams not using our tournament housing service will be disqualified.
 

Please contact:

The THS Company
Contact: Reservations Department
Phone: 888-536-TEAM (8326)
Website: www.thsweb.com

Teams can also click on our Hotel/Travel button to make reservations. To book rooms teams should call reservations or use the THS website or link.

Application Procedures & Refund Policy

If you wish to participate in the 3rd Annual Event, please complete and submit the online application and team information forms at www.slsgtournaments.com. Application Form and Team Information Form MUST be submitted online. Applications sent via US Mail, Email or FAX will NOT be accepted. All teams must send in payment within 7 days of applying. Payment will only be accepted by check. One check per team please.

Application Entry Fee:

7v7 = $525
9v9 = $700
11v11 = $800
U17-U20 = $900

Application Deadline: April 21, 2017

Acceptances will be posted by midnight on April 28, 2017
The LAST day to withdraw from the event and receive a refund is April 21, 2017

 

Checks should be made out to:

St. Louis Scott Gallagher
Attention: Gateway Memorial Classic
1046 McDonough Lake Road
Collinsville, IL 62234

Under no circumstances whatsoever will the Gateway Memorial Classic Tournament Committee, St. Louis Scott Gallagher or Lou Fusz SC be held responsible for any expenses (including the Tournament entry fee) incurred by any team. This includes a situation where the Tournament or any game(s) is canceled/terminated in whole or part.

Team Information

We pride ourselves on our reputation as being the top Tournament provider in the Midwest! In order for the staff and our bracketing Committee to continue to further this standard of excellence, it is imperative that they have accurate and specific information on all teams wishing to participate. To achieve the appropriate level of competition, it is imperative that the application be completed in its entirety. You should use the NOTES section under the requests tab on your application to add any information that will help us accept and properly bracket your team. Teams not providing accurate and full information may be dropped from the event.

Contact Us

We hope we have answered all of your questions above or in our FAQ’s. However, if you have a question that cannot be answered by the above, please do not hesitate to contact Mitch Bohnak or Franco Carotenuto. Thanks and see you at our 3rd Annual Event!

Gateway Memorial Classic

Gateway Memorial Tournament Contacts

Gateway Memorial Contacts

Tournament Director

Mitch Bohnak - mbohnak@slsgsoccer.com -  636-674-9581

Registration Coordinator

Jerry Richardson - slsgtournreg@gmail.com

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