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The Cincy Challenge is brought to you by the Warren County United Soccer Club. Our goal is to provide a tournament with solid competition, a lot of fun, and a great overall experience! We have a top-notch location (Lebanon Sports Complex) just North of Cincinnati, just South of Dayton, and right in-between two major highways, I-71 and I-75, with easy access to each.
For 2016, all fields are in the main venue. A wide selection of hotels and restaurants are within 5-10 minutes and everything is located within 10-15 minutes of Kings Island, which holds its annual Halloween Haunt during this time of year.
DIVISIONS AND BRACKETING
The Cincy Challenge welcomes and invites all top level soccer teams, including elite, premier, A, B, and high C level teams from throughout the United States to apply for entry into the tournament.
The Cincy Challenge hosts the following divisions:
Gold- Elite and Premier level teams
Silver - A and high B division teams
Bronze - B & C division teams
Depending upon entries, exceptions and/or adjustments may be made to the above guidelines in order to balance the competitiveness of certain divisions.
Applicants will be selected and bracketed according to the following general criteria with the objective of forming the most competitive divisions possible:
-strength of league
-strength of division
-recent tournament performance
-level of recent tournaments participated in
-state, regional, and national cup results
-current ranking in NationalSoccerRanking.com and GotSoccer.com
-other factors that help determine the level of
play of the applicant
The tournaments main source of information and communication is the tournament web site at www.cincychallenge.com. All information about the tournament will be found at the web site.
All teams accepted into the Cincy Challenge will be notified by e-mail to the e-mail addresses used when applying for the tournament. The e-mail will direct the accepted team to the web site to confirm acceptance and obtain the necessary forms for registration. NO ACCEPTANCE PACKETS WILL BE MAILED OUT TO ANYONE. All tournament fees are due at the time of registration. There will be a $50 late fee for registration fees not received by September 1, 2016.
TOURNAMENT LEADERSHIP AND VOLUNTEERS
The Cincy Challenge is put together and run by the numerous volunteers of the Warren County Soccer Club. Each of them take great pride in their efforts to bring you a top notch tournament and excellent experience during your weekend of soccer with us. The group is lead by the Tournament Committee:
Tournament Oversight Committee
Bruce Dixon, Tanya Rieth, Allen Messer
Parking and Traffic Chair
Cindy Hoover and Bill Reagan
Lori Howard, Becky Morse and Rosie Crogan
Tournament Book Chair
Janna Bruce, Patricia Enouen
Field Marshall Chairs
Bill Beckham, Michael Giannotta
Craig Manahan, Ron Schewe
Social Media Coordinator
Registration Packet Coordinators
Tournament Apparel and Equipment Coordinator
Lebanon, Ohio (Minutes from Kings Island)
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