Ralph Downey Memorial Classic
Tournament Date - May 24 & 25, 2014
Application Deadline - April 30, 2014
The Virginia Rush Soccer Club and Adidas remain committed to providing the best season ending tournament possible for both Premier and Classic level competition. The 2014 Ralph Downey Memorial Classic is bringing together competition locally and out of state while providing excellent referees, organization and fields. The 2014 Ralph Downey Memorial Classic is the perfect way to end your spring season, and carry your team into their summer break.
With now two Sportexe synthetic turf fields with Musco "low impact" game lights, the fields allow play in inclement weather for those "must play" games! The Hampton Roads Soccer Complex also contains 21 quality soccer fields, consisting of 7 small-sided fields and 12 full size Tifway Bermuda grass fields.
The Ralph Downey Memorial will once again work with Scott Pilling Photography on providing the best action shots of your team competing in the Rallph Downey Memorial Classic. Click Tournament Photography to find out more!
Celebrate Memorial Day with Salute to Summer on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Spend Memorial Day Weekend at the Virginia Beach oceanfront for this special tribute to our military heroes! It's a Star Spangled Spectaular local and regional bands perform for free throughout the weekend on stages under the stars. Travel the "Heroes Walk" and immerse yourself in the history of our nation's involvement in military endeavors throughout history. The Heroes Walk features essays written by local high school students displayed along the boardwalk from 17th to 31st Streets.
Or travel over the Farm Bureau Live and see star Jimmy Buffet perform live May 24th!
The Ralph Downey Memorial Classic is an unrestricted tournament sanctioned by the Virginia Youth Soccer Assn. All US Youth State Association member teams, US Club Soccer teams, and other national affiliate teams may apply. The tournament has permission to host travel teams (U9-U19)and advanced teams.
Competition levels: The tournament will have both Premier and Classic flights. Flight placement is at the descretion of the tournament committee. The Memorial Day Classic offers small-sided competition in age groups U9 - U12. U9 - U10 format will be 7v7 and U11-U12 format will be 8v8.
Prior permission of the tournament director is not required for the use of guest players. Teams must follow the rules and procedures for guest players as provided by their own home state association or national affiliate. All players must have a valid 2013 -2014 seasonal year player pass and medical release. Recreational players may be used as guest players for all teams. A player may participate with only one team in the tournament.
Age Group and Fees
|Age Group||Birth Year||Format||Fee|
|U19||8/1/1994 and Younger||11v11||$695|
|U18||8/1/1995 and Younger||11v11||$695|
|U17||8/1/1996 and Younger||11v11||$695|
|U16||8/1/1997 and Younger||11v11||$695|
|U15||8/1/1998 and Younger||11v11||$695|
|U14||8/1/1999 and Younger||11v11||$660|
|U13||8/1/2000 and Younger||11v11||$660|
|U12||8/1/2001 and Younger||8v8||$620|
|U11||8/1/2002 and Younger||8v8||$600|
|U10||8/1/2003 and Younger||7v7||$550|
|U9||8/1/2004 and Younger||7v7||$550|
Stephen Holmes - Tournament Director