Join us for an early-season tournament outdoors!
We regret to inform you that Kick-Off Challenge 2022 has been cancelled.
We have not made this decision lightly, however our fields are not yet playable for the spring season. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope you understand.
U11 & U12 divisions will play Saturday April 23rd and Sunday April 24th on our turf fields for Kick-Off Challenge 2022.
Schedules will be released on Monday April 18th by 5pm.
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).
The National Sports Center will be following state and CDC guidance.
Our facilities National Sports Center COVID-19 Preparedness Plan click here!
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9U/10U 7v7 Jamboree: $400
10U 7v7 Competitive: $475
11U-12U (9v9): $625
12U (11v11): $625
Multiple team discount available, please email Clinton for more details.
Teams dropping from the tournament on or after March 25 will not receive a voucher
Weather Cancellation Policy. If cancellation of the entire tournament occurs due to spring weather conditions, each team will receive a refund in the amount of the tournament fees or a voucher to be used at future NSC 2022 and 2023 events. This does not apply to weather delays, shortened, rescheduled games and/or cancellation of tournament games after the event has begun.
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 a credit back to original source of payment. *Please note that if a team elects to drop prior to the event cancellation, the above refund 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!