Williamsburg Columbus Day Invitational

October 7th -8th, 2023

The Williamsburg Columbus Day Invitational is back for the 10th annual event hosting over 100 teams! With multiple brackets in most age groups, this event will be perfect for any level of competition. Spend your Columbus Day Weekend in the historic triangle (Yorktown, Jamestown, & Williamsburg).  Stay an extra day and go to Busch Gardens!


The 2023 Williamsburg Columbus Day Invitational will be a Qualifier Event for the 2023 RVA Turf Wars.  Champions of the top groups in the Williamsburg Columbus Day Invitational will qualify for automatic acceptance plus a $200 discount into the Super Group at the RVA Turf Wars.


Tournament Director:

John Allison

Three Reasons To Play Here! 

Location, Facilities & Amenities

The main complex is Warhill Sports Complex. Boasting 15+ fields, Warhill Sports Complex has both turf and grass fields, and is conveniently located near Colonial Williamsburg with great restaurants and shopping nearby. Warhill Sports Complex will be fueled by Gatorade during the Williamsburg Columbus Day Invitational, with tables and coolers next to each field during competition.  Between games be sure to enjoy Busch Gardens Theme Park and the Williamsburg Premium Outlets.


History and Competition

The Williamsburg Columbus Day Invitational was started in 2014 and in 2022 it played host to 94 teams. With this number of teams, the Williamsburg Columbus Day Invitational 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. Whether you are one of the top teams in the state looking for some tough competition or just a team looking for a fun soccer tournament, the Williamsburg Columbus Day Invitational is the tournament for you!

Qualifier Event

Champions of the top groups will qualify for automatic acceptance and a $200 discount into the Super Group at the 2023 RVA Turf Wars, hosted at River City Sportsplex on December 1-3, 2023.  Super Groups in the RVA Turf Wars are INVITE ONLY, plus the qualifying team from the 2023 Williamsburg Columbus Day Invitational.

What Makes This Event Unique

  • Fantastic complex - Warhill Sports Complex
  • All competitive levels - 100+ teams
  • Qualifier event for the RVA Turf Wars
  • Located near Busch Gardens Theme Park
  • 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

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

Warhill Sports Complex

5700 Warhill Trail
Williamsburg, VA 23188

2023 Field Map - CLICK HERE


U9-U10: $575 before 8/15, $625 after 8/15

U11-U12: $650 before 8/15, $700 after 8/15

U13-U15: $725 before 8/15, $775 after 8/15

U16-U19: $775 before 8/15, $825 after 8/15

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

Early Registration Deadline – 8/15

Registration Deadline – 9/8

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 to ensure your spot in this event.

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

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

U9-U19 Boys and Girls teams

Brackets will be released on 9/20.  Schedules will be released on 9/26. 

*dates subject to change

Team Check-In is completed ONLINE. The deadline to complete online check-in is 9/28. Click here

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