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The 2023 Next-Gen Invitational is officially sold out! Check out our Tournaments page to view other upcoming tournaments.

Sporting Next-Gen Invitational

March 24-26, 2023

Sporting Next-Gen Invitational brings some of the best competition from around the region to Kansas City for an epic weekend tournament.

This competitive tournament is for U8/U9 (2015/2014) – U15 (2008) Boys & Girls teams (D1-D5).

Sporting Next-Gen takes place at Sporting Kansas City’s world-class facilities and is the best tournament value in Kansas City.


  • Competitive Division Bracketing
  • Guaranteed 3 Games
  • Championship Game Each Division
  • Pro Player Appearances
  • Online Check-In Included in Registration Cost
  • World Class Turf Facilities
  • Certified Referees
  • Certified Athletic Trainers
  • Free Parking
  • Discounted hotel rates for out-of-town teams
  • Discounted Tickets to Sporting KC match
  • Best Tournament Value in Kansas City


Academy Affiliates

7v7: $525

9v9: $600

11v11: $675

Sporting Club Network Members

7v7: $575

9v9: $650

11v11: $725

Youth Soccer Clubs

7v7: $595

9v9: $675

11v11: $750

Check-In Deadline

March 22, 2023

Online Check-In

Critical Dates

Payment/Checks Due: February 25

Hotel Reservation Deadline: March 2

Brackets Posted: March 6

Schedule Posted: March 17

Free Online Check-In Ends: March 22

Cheer on Sporting Kansas City at Children's Mercy Park!

This is the perfect opportunity to experience a Sporting KC match and bond with your teammates! All teams participating in Sporting Next-Gen will have the opportunity to purchase discounted tickets to Sporting KC’s match against the Seattle Sounders.

A Sporting KC ticket representative will reach out to discuss ticket options once you have registered. Tickets are subject to availability. Tickets have sold out in previous years, so don’t wait to register!

Sporting Kansas City vs. Seattle Sounders
Saturday, March 25 at 7:30PM

Previous Sporting Next-Gen Invitational Participants

816 SFC

Alliance FC

Dakota Alliance Soccer Club

Dynamo 309

FC Atlas

FC Wichita

KC Fusion

Hays Soccer Club

ICT Outlanders

Johnston Urbandale Soccer Club

KC Athletics

KC Fusion

KC Scott Gallagher


Lightning FC

LS Legends

Peoria FC United

Puma FC


Sporting Arkansas

Sporting Blue Valley

Sporting Columbia

Sporting Iowa

Sporting Iowa East

Sporting Kaw Valley

Sporting Lee’s Summit

Sporting Michigan

Sporting Missouri Valley

Sporting Oklahoma

Sporting Nebraska

Sporting Springfield

Sporting Wichita

Tulsa Blue FC

Tulsa Soccer Club

United FC

West Des Moines Soccer Club

Purchase your Sporting Next-Gen gear!

Simax Sports is the official provider of tournament apparel for Sporting Next-Gen!

You can purchase your gear on-site or by visiting

Products include short sleeve, long sleeve, sweat pants and more.

Field Information

Compass Minerals Sporting Fields
1500 N. 90th Street
Kansas City, KS 66112

Central Bank Sporting Complex
9101 N Line Creek Parkway, Fieldhouse 1
Kansas City, MO 64154

Sporting Facility Guidelines
All guidelines must be followed at all times while in attendance at any Sporting KC Youth tournament.

Restrictions include:

  • no enclosed tents or temporary shelters
  • no dogs (except designated service animals)
  • no glass bottles or alcoholic beverages of any kind
  • no sunflower seeds, gum, or nut products
  • no overnight parking or camping (including RVs and camper vans)
  • no drones or aerial photography devices
  • no tobacco or marijuana products
  • no grills, loudspeakers or portable appliances
  • no abusive or threatening language
  • no weapons of any kind

& other restrictions as determined by facility management.

For more information on this tournament, please contact Ngozi Gregory, Tournament Director at