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2024 Desperado Summer Cup

August 9th - 11th, 2024

The Desperado Summer Cup is a North Texas Youth Soccer Tournament played in Grapevine, TX. Kick your season off with some great competition with 150+ teams participating from Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. 
***Pay by Check Option is turned off after June 14th***
Teams are not charged at registration. Teams are only charged when accepted into the tournament after the registration deadline.

Tournament Director:

Josh Meyer

The 2024 Desperado Summer Cup will be a Qualifier Event for the 2025 Outlaw Cup.  Champions of the top groups in the Desperado Summer Cup will qualify for automatic acceptance plus a $200 discount into the Super Group at the Outlaw Cup. This applies only for U14-U19.


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TraceyLynn McElhone

Three Reasons To Play Here! 

Location, Facilities, and Amenities 

This Texas soccer tournament will take place at Meadowmere Park and Oak Grove Park in Grapevine, TX. Just 20 miles from Dallas. Grapevine's downtown Main Street (pictured above) is lined with restaurants, galleries and shops. Meadowmere Park and Oak Grove Park have 16 fields combined, enough to host over 100 teams!

Club Discounts


The Desperado Summer Cup offers discounts to clubs sending 10+ teams. Contact josh@smcsoccer.com to find out about this discount as well as other perks your club can receive.

Qualifier Event


Champions of the top groups of the Desperado Summer Cup will qualify for automatic acceptance and a $200 discount into the Super Group of the 2025 Outlaw Cup, hosted in Grapevine, Tx on January 17-19, 2025.  Super Groups in the Outlaw Cup are by INVITE ONLY, plus the qualifying team from the Desperado Summer Cup.

What Makes This Event Unique

  • 150+ teams attend
  • Great location just 20 miles from Dallas, TX
  • 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: 08/9/2024
Departure Date: 08/11/2024

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.

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

Oak Grove Soccer Complex

1299 Oak Grove Loop North
Grapevine, TX 76051

2023 Field Map - CLICK HERE

Meadowmere Park

3099 Meadowmere Park
Grapevine, TX 76051

2023 Field Map - CLICK HERE


U7-U8 (4v4): $340before 6/14, $390 after 6/14

U8-U10 (7v7): $540before 6/14, $590 after 6/14

U10-U12 (9v9): $640before 6/14, $690 after 6/14

U12-U14 (11v11): $700before 6/14, $750 after 6/14

U15-U19 (11v11): $775 before 6/14, $825 after 6/14

Click here to register! 

Registration is through the new GotSport system.

Early Registration Deadline – 6/14/24

Registration Deadline – 7/14/24

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 7/21 to ensure your spot in this event.

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

Soccer Management Company
ATTN: Desperado Summer Cup
112 Midpoint Drive Unit A5
Mineral, VA 23117

U7-U19 Boys and Girls teams

Brackets will be released on July 19.  Schedules will be released on July 26. 

*dates subject to change

Team Check-In is completed ONLINE. The deadline to complete online check-in is July 31. Click here!

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

Ref4TL@aol.com, 214-850-0664



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