Build-Out Lines – New in 2022

This year at Sporting Next-Gen Invitational, we’re introducing Build-Out Lines for our 7v7 matches. This addition will create a better experience and gameplay for our younger players.

Sporting Next-Gen Invitational

March 25-27, 2022

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 (2014) – U14/15 (2007) Boys & Girls teams (D1-D4).

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

During the weekend, teams can also cheer on Sporting KC vs. Real Salt Lake at Children’s Mercy Park with discounted tickets!

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  • Competitive Division Bracketing
  • Guaranteed 3 Games
  • Championship Game Each Division
  • Pro Player Appearances (COVID-19 pending)
  • Online Check-In Included in Registration Cost
  • World Class Turf Facilities
  • Certified Referees
  • Certified Athletic Trainers
  • Free Parking
  • Discounted Tickets to Sporting KC v. Salt Lake
  • 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

Registration Deadline

February 24, 2022

Critical Dates

Payment/Checks Due: February 26

Hotel Reservation Deadline: March 3

Brackets Posted: March 11

Schedule Posted: March 18

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

Interested in refereeing this event?

Email for more details.

Field Information

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

Swope Soccer Village
6310 Lewis Road
Kansas City, MO 64132

Hotel Reservations

A condition of acceptance requires every “out of town” team to utilize one of the sanctioned hotels and book the rooms through Global Connections Inc. (GCI) using their online request system at Global Connections has worked closely with the local hotels and has secured the best rates possible for this event. Outstanding properties will be available at affordable prices. Various options will also be available to satisfy team needs and all budgetary considerations.

All teams traveling to participate in the tournament can designate a team representative to make the entire team’s request, or team members may do their own individually online at GCI has secured tournament room blocks at reduced rates from a wide range of hotels to suit the needs of all participating teams. A list of the hotels can be found online for this specific tournament.

Team Hotel Reservation is Easy

  • Log on to
  • Select “Sporting Next-Gen Invitational”
  • Follow the prompts to make your selection and room request

Questions about Hotel Reservations?

Email Lindsay Brocato at

For more information on this tournament, please contact Alec Smith, Tournament Director at