Owasso Soccer Club is proud to announce this year’s partner is Gatesway Foundation for their upcoming benefit small-sided tournament on Saturday, July 8th, 2017. OSC is happy to be working with such a great foundation. The Gatesway Foundation is dedicated to opening up the world for individuals with developmental disabilities.
This small-sided soccer tournament will have age brackets for U5 players through Adults, with brackets for all teams and levels of play. This includes; recreational, academy, competitive and Adult, Co-ed & Over 30. Mix and match players from other teams, so bring your buddies together for some summer fun. Deadline to register will be June 29th.
Previous Tournament Information:
- OSC has hosted this event for 12 years
- Teamed up with local charities to give back to the community
- OSC donated $6000 to OCR along with food and household items
- Provides fun and competitive enjoyment for all ages whether youth or adult
- Last year = 175 teams
- Over 1800 players
- Over 5000 total people—players, parents, grandparents, siblings, volunteers, officials, etc.
Owasso Benefit Small-sided Tournament
Saturday July 8th, 2017
U5-U12 plays 4v4 no goalies $190
U13-Adult plays 6v6 with goalies $280
3 Games Guaranteed
MIX & MATCH players from all around (friends, family or different teams)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 29th, 2017
(There are NO refunds after team acceptance.)
Awards: U5 & U6 (Festival format so all players receive medals). U8 – Adults compete for 1st & 2nd Place.
Sanctioning: US Youth (Open to ALL USYS or US Club teams!!) Hosting Documents.
Traveling teams: Contact one of our host hotels below & request Tournament rate-
To Be Determined…….
Questions: Contact Robert Allen (Tournament Director)
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OTHER IMPORTANT INFO
HYDRATE – NOW is the time to get players drinking water. They are not accustom to playing so many games back to back in a short period of time with temps in the 90s.
TRAFFIC – With over 5000 people attending it will be EXTREMELY HEAVY. Carpooling is recommended / Parking and riding in. Planning to arrive AT LEAST an hour before game time is a MUST. Parking attendants will be DIRECTING where to park & WILL NOT answer questions because it slows down traffic flow.
FIELD MAP – Make sure to have everyone review the field map posted online. We will have to add 4 fields due to the increase of teams but for the most part it will be the same. Parking attendants will be DIRECTING where to park & WILL NOT answer questions because it slows down traffic flow.
SETUP – Teams are allowed to come out Friday evening after 6pm to claim their ground, however items left at your own risk. Make sure to leave enough space off the fields. Min 5 yards required.
PHOTO / VIDEO – OSC reserves the right to capture photos & video footage at our complex for future promotion of the event. We will have a drone flying overhead recording many matches all throughout the day. SMILE your on camera.
CHECK IN – PREFERRED TIME Friday 6-830pm if unable then you must arrive Saturday 7-9am after that we must move on to other tasks. Rosters are final once your 1st match has begun.
ANY TEAM NOT CHECKED IN BEFORE THEIR FIRST MATCH WILL FORFEIT THAT MATCH
A little about the Gatesway Foundation…
Gatesway is a non-profit Oklahoma agency that provides opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Since 1963, Gatesway has provided opportunities for independence to thousands of people with intellectual disabilities in Northeastern and Central Oklahoma through a full array of residential and vocational options. By adapting to the needs of those they serve, Gatesway has remained on the cutting edge in offering innovative services to our clients. The Gatesway goal is to assure that the people we serve acquire the life skills, vocational skills and social skills necessary to help them live and work as independently as possible and become a vital part of their community.