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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, 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


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

Register for 2024 Next-Gen

Important Dates & Deadlines

  • Payment Due: March 22
  • Hotel Reservations Due: March 22
  • Brackets Released: March 27
  • Schedule Posted: April 5

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

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 City North

Sporting City West

Sporting Columbia

Sporting Iowa

Sporting Iowa East

Sporting Kaw Valley

Sporting Lee’s Summit

Sporting Michigan

Sporting Oklahoma

Sporting Nebraska

Sporting Springfield

Sporting Wichita

Tulsa Blue FC

Tulsa Soccer Club

United FC

West Des Moines Soccer Club

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.

Tournament Contact

Alec Smith
Tournament Director

Phil Gomez
Tournament Coordinator