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Ralph Downey Memorial Classic



The 2015 Ralph Downey Memorial Day Classic

Tournament Date - May 23 & 24, 2015

Application Deadline - April 30, 2015

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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 2015 Ralph Downey Memorial Classic is the perfect way to end your spring season, and carry your team into their summer break.

 The 2014 Ralph Downey Memorial Classic featured competition from:
Maryland, East Pennsylvania, Northern Virginia, Rhode Island, Ohio, New York, Maine, North Carolina, West Virginia, New Jersey

2014 Tournament Results

Tournament Medical Release Form

Tournament Application  Tournament Rules  Permission to Host  Hotel Accomodations

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.  



Tournament Photography

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 on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront.


Tournament Information

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.


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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 
Office: 757-430-3500
Mobile: 757-633-9605
Fax: 757-350-8895
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Other Contact:

Denise Edwards
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