December 8th-10th, 2023
This winter's premier soccer tournament in Florida will take place on Dec 8-10 in Lakewood Ranch, FL. This event is unique as it hosts U11-U15 championship brackets (3 games + Final) and U16-U19 Showcase brackets (3 games, no Final). New for 2023 we are adding U14-U19 Super Groups. These Super Groups are invitation only to top teams across the country and International teams. Another way to earn entry into the Super Group is to win the Qualifier Event. U14-U19 Super Groups will have all games filmed and provided to each team! This will be the 9th annual event hosting over 150 teams all at 1 location! This event attracts teams from the East Coast, Midwest, and Southern United States as well as International competition.
***Teams can apply for an invitation by clicking here
This soccer tournament in Florida takes place at Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch, FL boasting 24+ pristine bermuda grass fields. Premier Sports Campus is 13 miles from Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport and 50 miles from Tampa International Airport. All games will be at 1 location! Come join us and compete against teams from multiple states and a few international teams at one of the best facilities in the country!
The Florida Winter Cup was started in 2015 and in 2022 it played host to over 120 teams. With this number of teams, the Florida Winter Cup provides the desired level of competition for all teams. With multiple brackets in most age groups, there will be a perfect spot for your team. Teams participating in the Florida Winter Cup will also get diverse competition as teams are representing Florida, Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, as well as some International teams from Bahamas, Equador, Haiti, South Africa and Virgin Islands.
All U14-U19 Super Group games will be filmed at no extra cost! Teams will be provided with a link to access their games after the event.
Super Groups are INVITATION ONLY! Top teams from across the country will be invited to join the winner of the Qualifying Event (Florida Extreme Cup) in the Super Group. Find out more about the Super Groups by clicking here
This is a STAY TO PLAY soccer tournament in Florida. All non-commuting teams participating in the tournament MUST (as a condition of acceptance) make all hotel accommodations using our tournament housing services. Please do not call the hotels directly. Please book through the hotel reservation link below. We appreciate your support as these partnered hotels assist in sponsoring our event.
SMC Elite College Combine is partnering with the Florida Winter Cup & Showcase.
Cost: $180 per player
Location: Premier Sports Campus (Lakewood Ranch, FL)
Date: Friday, December 8th, 2023
SMC Elite College Combine provides an incredible opportunity for players to be seen and work directly with college coaches. Players will be taken through a day of games, training, and become more educated on the recruitment process during this event. All on field training will be run by current college coaches. For more information, please visit www.smcelitecombine.com.
The Florida Winter Cup & Showcase welcomes you to this year's event. All games will played on December 8-10 at Premier Sports Campus. There will be U16-U19 Showcase brackets as well as U14-U19 Super Group brackets. All U14-U19 Super Group games will be filmed access will given to all registered College Coaches. We will be providing attending coaches food throughout the weekend as well as college profile books with maps and schedules. Please contact Ryan Morgan, 804-443-7207, if you have any questions. We look forward to hosting you!
Please fill out the Attending College Coach Form below to sign up for this event. We will also be hosting a College Combine on Friday, December 8th.
Virginia Legacy is a club that has attended Florida Winter Cup since 2016. They’ve allowed us to share their journey! Create your own memories and join us at the Florida Winter Cup in 2023!
U11-U12: $625 before 10/1, $675 after 10/1
U13-U15: $725 before 10/1, $775 after 10/1
U16-U19 Showcase: $925 before 10/1, $975 after 10/1
U14-U19 Super Groups: $1,025 before 10/1, $1,075 after 10/1
Registration is through the new GotSport Platform
Early Registration Deadline – 10/1
Registration Deadline – 11/1
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 11/10 to ensure your spot in this event.
Please make checks payable to Soccer Management Company and send to:
Soccer Management Company
ATTN: Florida Winter Cup
112 Midpoint Drive Unit A5
Mineral, VA 23117
U11-U19 Boys and Girls teams
Brackets will be released on 11/20. Schedules will be released on 11/27.
*dates subject to change
Team Check-In is completed ONLINE. The deadline to complete online check-in is 11/29. CLICK HERE
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