Kelvin Norman Memorial Soccer Tournament
The Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club is proud to continue the fine tradition of the Kelvin Norman Soccer Tournament. The tournament offers great competition at one of the finest sports complexes in Colorado, while honoring one of the pioneers of Colorado youth soccer. A portion of each tournament fee will go directly to the Kelvin Norman Scholarship Fund.
U9-U18 boys and girls developmental teams 5 guest players allowed per team.
U11-U18 boys and girls ALL competitive teams 5 guest players allowed per team.
Guest Player Form
2014 Kelvin Norman
Aurora Sports Park
May 30, May 31 and June 1, 2014
Registration is closed.
Click here for more information and a printable registration
Team check-in will be Wednesday, May 28, 2014 from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Doubletree Hotel located at 3203 Quebec, Denver, CO 80207.
Check-in is mandatory for all Metro area teams. We understand that there are tryouts this week but ALL teams must send a representative to check in. Arrangements may be made with the tournament director for teams traveling from outside of the Metro area.
At check-in you must provide the following:
- Two copies of your state sanctioned roster
- Two copies of your Club roster
- Player passes, including guest players
- Two copies of official guest roster if using guest players (can be found on our website)
- Medical Release Forms
- Travel Papers
- For teams outside of region IV, teams and out of state guest players must have official; permission from state sanctioning body to participate in the tournament (NO EXCEPTIONS)
Entry Fee: Register by April 1 and receive a $25 discount!
U9-U10 Developmental $525 - includes 13 tickets to Colorado Rapids home game.
U11-U18 Developmental and Competitive $750 - includes 16 tickets to Colorado Rapids home game.
For more detailed information, please read the Kelvin Norman Tournament Rules.
The Volkswagen International Junior Masters Tournament at the Kelvin Norman Memorial Tournament
The VW Jr. Masters is an international tournament sponsored by VW and Major League Soccer. The Denver regional tournament is part of a worldwide qualifying process that is taking place in 20 soccer countries and will produce national champions who compete in the 2014 World Finals in Brazil.
All U12 boys may participate. Teams can register for the Kelvin Norman Tournament at the regular cost and request the VW Junior Masters. When registering, a team must specify their current level of play. A team may do this by listing the VW Junior Masters in the "request section" or by emailing a request to Harald Heinrich.
About Kelvin Norman
The Kelvin Norman Memorial Scholarship is an annual full scholarship in honor of Kelvin Norman, who had a constant and lasting impact on the lives of countless Colorado youth soccer players. The scholarship is funded through proceeds from the Kelvin Norman Memorial Soccer Tournament and the generous support of the Norman family.
Scholarships are provided annually to two Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club recreational players and two competitive players. Candidates selected for the scholarship are nominated by our coaching staff and selected based on demonstration of the following characteristics:
- Exemplary Effort - Candidates should be recognized by their coaches as exhibiting constant and high quality effort on the practice and game field and have a passion for the game;
- Sportsmanship - In attitude and in practice, successful candidates should demonstrate the qualities of excellent sportsmanship, including: fairness, respect for teammates, coaches, referees and opponents and graciousness no matter the outcome of the game;
- Scholarship - Candidates should exhibit the same qualities in school as on the soccer field, characterized by high attendance and honest effort.
NDP is proud to be the exclusive provider of tournament branded apparel at the 2014 Kelvin Norman Memorial Tournament. You can find us at our tent near the tournament headquarters at each day of the event.
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