Join Sporting KC for an exciting soccer tournament experience in Kansas City at Sporting Next-Gen Invitational!
Each spring, hundreds of teams compete across the U8/U9-U15 divisions for the chance to be crowned a Sporting Next-Gen Champion.
During the tournament weekend, your team will play at Sporting KC’s world-class facilities, have the chance to meet Sporting KC pro players, cheer on Sporting KC at Children’s Mercy Park and more!
Sporting Next-Gen is open to U8/U9 (2016/2015) – U15 (2009) Boys & Girls teams (D1-D5).
2023 Sporting Next-Gen Recap
- Guaranteed 3 games per team
- Competitive division brackets
- Championship game for each division
- Free Online Check-In
- World-class turf facilities
- Certified referees
- On-site athletic trainers
- Free parking
- Discounted hotel rates
- Sporting KC Pro Player appearances
- Discounted tickets to Sporting KC match
- Best tournament value in Kansas City
Sporting Club Network Members
Youth Soccer Clubs
Cheer on Sporting KC at Children’s Mercy Park
Sporting Next-Gen is the perfect opportunity to experience a Sporting KC match with your team!
All teams participating in the tournament will have the opportunity to purchase discounted group tickets to Sporting KC’s match at Children’s Mercy Park.
After registration, a Sporting KC ticket representative will reach out to discuss ticket options.
Past Sporting Next-Gen Participants
Dakota Alliance Soccer Club
Hays Soccer Club
Johnston Urbandale Soccer Club
KC Scott Gallagher
Peoria FC United
Sporting Blue Valley
Sporting City North
Sporting City West
Sporting Iowa East
Sporting Kaw Valley
Sporting Lee’s Summit
Tulsa Blue FC
Tulsa Soccer Club
West Des Moines Soccer Club
Sporting Facility Guidelines
All guidelines must be followed at all times while in attendance at any Sporting KC Youth tournament.
- 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.