View Brackets & Schedule
Reserve Hotel Rooms
Tournament Rules
Guest Player Form

Sporting Next-Gen Invitational

April 19-21, 2024

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, attend Sporting KC vs. St. Louis 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


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

March 17, 2024

Important Dates & Deadlines

Attend a Sporting KC Match at
Children’s Mercy Park!

Sporting KC vs. St. Louis | April 20 at 7:30PM

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.

Stay Connected During Sporting Next-Gen

There are several ways to stay up-to-date with the latest info during Sporting Next-Gen! Learn more about the Sporting KC app and text alerts below.

Sporting KC App

Quickly access important tournament info in the Sporting KC app!

Sporting Classic tournament hub includes:

  • Schedules & Scores
  • Field Maps
  • Tournament Photos
  • And More!

Download for iOS | Download for Android

Text Alerts

Text NEXT GEN to 833.641.0624 to receive alerts and updates for Sporting Next-Gen!

By signing up, you’ll receive:

  • Weather Alerts
  • Player Appearance Info
  • Tournament Updates
  • And More!

Purchase Sporting Next-Gen Gear

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

You can purchase your gear on-site at Compass Minerals Sporting Fields, Central Bank Sporting Complex or by visiting

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

Tournament Facilities

Compass Minerals Sporting Fields (CMSF)

1500 N. 90th Street
Kansas City, KS 66112

Get Directions to CMSF

View CMSF Facility Map

Central Bank Sporting Complex (CBSC)

9101 N Line Creek Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64154

Get Directions to CBSC

View CBSC Facility Map

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.

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.

Reserve Hotel Rooms

Questions About Hotel Reservations?
Email Lindsay Brocato at

Tournament Contact

Alec Smith
Tournament Director

Phil Gomez
Tournament Coordinator