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Delaware Independence Cup

May 4th - 5th, 2024

U9-U19 Boys and Girls teams

The Delaware Independence Cup will be played on May 4-5, 2024 at DE Turf Sports Complex featuring 12 fully lit synthetic turf fields. Open to U9-U19 Boys and Girls teams.  Bring your team for competitive games against teams from all over the East Coast on the largest all-synthetic turf complex in the Mid-Atlantic!


Tournament Director:

John Allison

*For teams registering after March 1st, only credit card payments will be accepted

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*For teams registering after March 1st, only credit card payments will be accepted


Three Reasons To Play Here! 

Location, Facilities & Amenities

DE turf can host 100+ teams on it's 12 beautiful all-synthetic turf fields.  Located in central Delaware, these fields are convenient for teams to access.  For teams looking to fly in, DE Turf is 50 miles from Salisbury Regional Airport.  Between games, explore the unique history that Delaware has to offer as well as the dining/shopping options.


Club Discounts

The Delaware Independence Cup offers discounts to clubs sending 5+ teams. Contact john@smcsoccer.com to find out about this discount as well as other perks your club can receive.

Professional Tournament Management Company

Soccer Management Company (SMC) has managed tournaments since 2013. In 2024, SMC will run over 50 different events across 10+ states. SMC has the experience and expertise to provide your team with the quality event you are looking for.

What Makes This Event Unique

  • Fantastic all turf complex - DE Turf
  • 100+ teams U9-U19
  • 1st and 2nd place awards for all age groups
  • All games at 1 location
  • Certified Athletic Trainers on site
  • Multi-team club discounts
  • Experienced tournament management
  • Priority scheduling for coaches with 2 teams

Delaware Independence Cup has partnered with Team Travel Source to provide our attendees with the best available hotel rates and a smooth booking experience. All athletes are asked to book their hotel accommodations through Team Travel Source, the Official Housing Company for DE Turf. Athlete participation allows us to secure the highest quality rooms at the best possible group pricing. 

Arrival Date: 05/03/2024
Departure Date: 05/05/2024

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.

Team Travel Source 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 Team Travel Source at Sports@teamtravelsource.com

Tournament Fields

DE Turf Sports Complex

4000 Bay Road
Frederica, DE 19946

2024 Field Map - CLICK HERE (Coming Soon)


U9-U10: $575 before 3/1, $625 after 3/1

U11-U12: $675 before 3/1, $725 after 3/1

U13-U15: $775 before 3/1, $825 after 3/1

U16-U19: $825 before 3/1, $875 after 3/1


Click here to register!
Registration is through the new GotSport system.

Early Registration Deadline – March 1

Registration Deadline – April 5

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 4/12 to ensure your spot in this event.

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

Soccer Management Company
ATTN: Delaware Independence Cup
112 Midpoint Drive Unit A5
Mineral, VA 23117

U9-U19 Boys and Girls teams

Brackets will be released on 4/17.  Schedules will be released on 4/23. 

*dates subject to change

Team Check-In is completed ONLINE. The deadline to complete online check-in is 4/24. Click here - Coming Soon

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



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