Patriot Invitational

May 25-26, 2024

This May event located in Aurora, Illinois is the perfect Memorial 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


Need assistance with registering? Contact GotSport Support here.
Communications are sent via GotSport so please ensure that contact information is up to date.

Patriot Inv Fee Chart
Birth Year Chart 2023-2024

Looking for something to do in the area between games? Check out Choose Chicago for recommendations on things to do, restaurants, and shopping in the area!

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 Patriot 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.


Are you a DOC or TD looking for marketing materials to send your teams? Check out these flyers.

Professional Event Operator

Soccer Management Company (SMC) has been managing soccer tournaments since 2013. In 2024, SMC will operate 40+ events in 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

  • 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: 05/24/2024
Departure Date: 05/26/2024

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

Stuart Sports Complex

39 W 585 Jericho Road
Aurora, IL 60506


2024 Field Map - CLICK HERE


U9-U10: $525 before 4/1, $575 after 4/1

U11-U12: $575 before 4/1, $625 after 4/1

U13-U14: $625 before 4/1, $675 after 4/1

U15-U19: $675 before 4/1, $725 after 4/1

Credit Card Payments:
All credit cards will be charged upon acceptance.

Check or Money Order Payments:
All check payments must be postmarked by the accepted teams posted date and should be made payable to Soccer Management Company


Click here to register! 

Registration is through the new GotSport system.

Need assistance with registering? Contact GotSport Support here.

Communications are sent via GotSport so please ensure that contact information is up to date.

Early Registration Deadline – 4/1/24

Registration Deadline – 5/1/24

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 5/6/24 to ensure your spot in this event. Credit cards will be charged upon acceptance.

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

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

U9-U19 Boys and Girls teams

Brackets will be released on May 8.  Schedules will be released on May 14.

Requests for bracket changes will not be accepted once schedules are released.

*dates subject to change

Team Check-In is to be completed ONLINE. The deadline to complete online check-in is May 15.

Click here to view the Manager Checklist, which can be used as a guide to complete the check-in process. Click here for instructions on how to upload to GotSport. Click here for resources/FAQs.

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




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