Join us for an early-season tournament outdoors!
Event is geared towards more competitive teams looking to get in some full-Length games before the season starts. Events are sanctioned by partners Minnesota Youth Soccer Association (USYS) and Blaine Soccer Club (US Club Soccer).
All customers are asked to review the following prior to arriving on campus:
Our NSC Soccer Tournament COVID-19 Health and Safety Preparation Mitigation Plan, please refer to the plan for outdoor activities click here!
Our facilities National Sports Center COVID-19 Preparedness Plan click here!
The Return to Play plan provided by Minnesota Youth Soccer Association (MYSA) click here!
Teams are asked to limit the number of spectators coming to watch games.
Per Department of Labor & Industry Guidelines for Outdoor Venues, All persons must wear face coverings while in attendance at a venue, including both indoors and outdoors.
Five tips to remember:
Event Cancellation Policy. The following policy will be enacted IF an event hosted by the National Sports Center MUST be canceled by the directives of the State of Minnesota or the Minnesota Department of Health. Please know that our top priority on making decisions moving forward will be the safety and health of our players, coaches, referees, employees and fans.
Team will receive a refund for your event entry. Team registration refunds will be processed at 100% of the registration total. Refunds will be credited to your account by no later than December 31, 2021. *Please note that if a team elects to drop prior to the event, the above voucher policy will be in effect. This includes teams making their own decision to withdraw prior to the potential cancellation. If a customer (club, team, individual) is required to quarantine due to illness or exposure to the COVID-19 virus, and are unable to participate for this reason, a refund will not be issued unless done within the parameters of the existing policy.
To access your Team Manager account or complete rosters and waivers:
Open to all teams which participate in the 9U and 10U age categories. The age category will be played as one group, unless numbers allow to group by age & level of play (division).
Each player who is on the first or second place team will receive a medal and the coach will receive a trophy.
The rules for the NSC Kick Off Challenge will be presented in PDF format for easy download and printing.
Check out our tournament sitemap here.
The National Sports Center has frequent opportunities for competitive vendors to support campus events. Below you will find information regarding how to get started in applying to be a vendor.
A completed vendor request form is required for your company to be entered in the National Sports Center’s Vendor Directory. Please provide all data applicable to your company. You may submit this form electronically or print and fax to 763.785.3660.
NOTE: Submitting this form does NOT guarantee that you will be selected as a vendor. The National Sports Center will contact you upon receipt of your completed document.
The National Sports Center thanks you for your interest in doing business with us.
The NSC Fund For Play is the contribution and donation arm of the National Sports Center Foundation. We are dedicated to improving the lives of Minnesota residents by creating programs and initiatives that support a diverse and engaged community. If you would like to make a donation to improve the health, well-being, and outlook of participants through access to sports and healthy, safe environments, please click HERE.
Thank you for considering!