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Kick Off Challenge Application & Required Forms

April 22-24, 2022

Join us for an early-season tournament outdoors!

Tournament Contacts

Clinton LaBeau

Tournament Director

Phone: 763.785.3679

Krystal Scidmore

Co-Tournament Director

Phone: 763-792-7353

Anne Juergens

Registrar

Phone: 763.717.3210

Application and Required Forms Deadlines

  • The Application deadline is March 25th, or when divisions fill.
  • All Required Forms are due April 8th.
  • Apply Here!

Required Forms

  1. Online Tournament Roster using Team Manager Account
  2. Online NSC Liability Waiver
  3. Request Official State Roster & Travel Documentation (if applicable)
  4. Player Passes required for Proof of Age (POA)

Please see below for additional information!

Team Manager Account

Manage your team's online roster making it easy to drop and add players and edit player information. 

  • You will need your team ID number you received after registering
  • You must check the box indication concussion training has been completed. This is a requirement of the state of Minnesota Statute 121A.37. The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention has a free, online course entitled “HEADS UP” is accessible by the link here.
  • If you are considering guest players, please review our guest player/player pool page.
  • Please note that the roster must be completed before players can use the online waiver

Online NSC Liability Waiver

NSC Kick-off Challenge waiver due by April 8 
This is a youth event all waivers must be completed by the parent or legal guardian for each player.

Once the roster has been entered direct parents to complete their waiver using the process outlined below in the NSC Event HQ.  The account owner must be 18 years of age or older.  (Only need one account per family).

If you already have an existing NSC Event HQ account then log-in here 

Account set up and Waiver instructions:

English  Click here 

Spanish Click here 

Somali Click here 

Need further assistance contact the Registrar 

Official Rosters & Travel Documentation

US Club Soccer Teams

  • All non-Minnesota teams must provide a copy of their official US Club Soccer roster by the deadline.
  • 2021 US Club Soccer Tournament Hosting Application.

US Youth Soccer Teams

  • Request Team Notification-to-Travel and Official State Roster (Not required for Minnesota Youth Soccer Association Teams)

    • Contact your USYS state association for official state roster and Notification-to-Travel to a USYS sanctioned tournament. Copy of approved travel permit and state roster must be on file before Final Team Check-in.

Player Passes Required for Proof of Age

All Teams must submit current Player / Coach Passes to the Registrar for validation and Proof of Age by required forms deadline. Can be a copy of the club pdf file or a photo of the passes. 

  • All teams are required to present current physical laminated Player / Coach Passes to the referee at the start of each game. No copies.
  • The team's passes must all be from the same governing body. EX: All must be MYSA or US Club. You cannot have some from each.
  • Contact the Registrar if you have questions or need further assistance.

File Upload Instructions

Team managers and/or parents can securely submit all required documentation (required “forms”) by using the new “File Upload” feature in the NSC Event HQ portal.   

Log into your NSC Event HQ account

(if you do not have an NSC Event HQ account – click HERE to find out how to create one) 

From the list of options found under the “Customer Tools” menu, select the one labeled “File Upload”.  After finding/searching for the event you wish to upload documents for, you will be asked to provide your Team ID. 

After providing your valid Team ID you will be able to upload files to the NSC registration system. 

Only files with the following extensions are allowed for uploading:  “png”, “pdf”, “gif” and “img”. the cap file size is 2MB.

The Filename should be 20 characters or less. 

If the file is too large you can try using a free online compressed pdf file site, like  https://www.ilovepdf.com/compress_pdf

Final Team Check-in

All teams are required to send a team representative to check-in 60 minutes prior to the team's first game. 

  • Location: Welcome Center
  • Time: 60 minutes prior to the team’s first game

Guidelines

  • A representative must check-in 60 minutes before the team’s first game.
  • Physical laminated player / coach passes are required at check-in and before each game. Copies are not accepted.
    • All passes must be from the same governing body for all coaches and all players
    • Arrange player passes in the same order as your roster to ensure you have all passes and for a faster check-in.
  • Rosters will be frozen at this time 
  • The team representative will receive copies of the official tournament roster for presentation to the referee at the start of each game

Roster Guidelines

  • Teams may NOT over roster, not exceeding the six guest player limit. If your roster exceeds the six guest player limit, contact your state association for information regarding reclassification as a tournament team. The six guest player limit is not negotiable; it is part of the tournament sanctioning. If your team is reclassified as a tournament team, forward the documentation to the tournament. Guest players may play at the same level or a higher level of competition offered by the tournament.
  • Roster sizes:
    • 9U-10U playing 7v7 may roster and dress up to 14 players.
    • 10U Competitive may roster and dress up to 14 players.
    • 11U-12U playing 9v9 may roster and dress up to 16 players.
    • 12U-14U playing 11v11 may roster and dress 18 players for games.
    • 15U-19U playing 11v11 may roster 22 and dress 18 players for games.
  • All players must meet the age requirements and be listed on the team roster.
  • Players may play up or down, if age eligible.
  • Youth players currently registered with both a sanctioned youth and adult league may be eligible to play. Player pass will reflect proper documentation.
  • Females may play on male teams; males may not play on female teams.
  • A jersey must be provided to the guest player by the host team.
  • Once the first game has started, no players may be added to the tournament roster.