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Crossfire Invitational

October 6-8, 2023

This October event located in Aurora, Illinois is the perfect Columbus Day Weekend event for U9-U19 youth soccer teams. All games played at the beautiful Stuart Sports Complex. Spend your weekend playing against competition from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin.


Tournament Director:

Steve Lovgren

Three Reasons To Play Here! 

Location, Facilities, and Amenities 

This event will take place in Aurora, IL at the beautiful Stuart Sports Complex.  This world-class complex is third largest outdoor athletics complex in the country with 40+ soccer fields!  All games will be played at 1 complex, which makes it easier for coaches that bring multiple teams.  Located just 40 miles from Chicago Airport (ORD), this complex provides easy access for teams flying in from outside the area.


Club Discounts

The Crossfire Invitational offers discounts to clubs sending 10+ teams. Contact steve@smcsoccer.com to find out about this discount as well as other perks your club can receive.

Professional Event Operator

Soccer Management Company (SMC) has been managing soccer tournaments since 2013. In 2023, SMC will operate 45+ events in 13+ states. SMC has the experience and expertise to provide your team with the quality event you are looking for.

What Makes This Event Unique

  • All games played at 1 complex!
  • Stuart Sports Complex has 40+ fields
  • Certified Athletic Trainers on site
  • 1st and 2nd place awards for all age groups
  • Multi-team club discounts
  • Experienced tournament management
  • Priority scheduling for coaches with 2 teams
  • Referee Fees Included in Entry Fee
  • Schedules released 10+ days from the event for your planning

SMC Soccer works closely with Pellucid Travel to source the best hotels and contract with a variety of hotels to fit all accommodations. Pellucid Travel requests to work with a wide variety of lodging partners in order to secure excellent rates for all of our teams.

Arrival Date: 10/06/2023
Departure Date: 10/08/2023

This SMC event has a Stay to Play policy for all attendees/groups in need of hotels. This is in order to ensure that the hotels, cities, and counties are assured that the discounts they offer are used.

Pellucid Travel works closely with our lodging partners to track team reservations, work to make sure that there are enough rooms, and secure excellent rates for all teams attending each event. They are committed to working with tournaments around the world to provide a high-quality travel and lodging experience that fits the individual needs of each team attending.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email Pellucid Travel at info@PellucidTravel.com 

Tournament Fields

Stuart Sports Complex

39 W 585 Jericho Road
Aurora, IL 60506


U9-U10: $525 before 8/1, $575 after 8/1

U11-U12: $575 before 8/1, $625 after 8/1

U13-U14: $625 before 8/1, $675 after 8/1

U15-U19: $675 before 8/1, $725 after 8/1


Click here to register! 

Registration is through the new GotSport system.

Early Registration Deadline – 8/1/23

Registration Deadline – 9/8/23

No, you do not have to pay right when you register.  At the end of registration, you will have the option to pay by credit card or pay by check.  If you need time to collect money from your parents, choose to pay by check to reserve your spot and pay later.  All payments must be completed by 9/15/23 to ensure your spot in this event.

Please make checks payable to Soccer Management Company and send to:

Soccer Management Company
ATTN: Crossfire Invitational
112 Midpoint Drive Unit A5
Mineral, VA 23117

U9-U19 Boys and Girls teams

Brackets will be released on Sep 20.  Schedules will be released on Sep 26. 

*dates subject to change

Team Check-In is completed ONLINE. The deadline to complete online check-in is May 17. Click here!

We're always on the lookout for qualified and reliable referee assistance. Contact  for more information!




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