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Schedule

Day/Date Activity Scheduled Times
Dec 30, 2014 Registration 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Dec 31, 2014 Pool Play Begins 8:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Jan 1, 2015 Pool Play Continues 8:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Jan 2, 2015 Pool Play Continues 8:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Jan 3, 2015 Finals & Consolation 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration

Registration opens this Summer for the Disney Soccer Showcase presented by AS Roma at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World® Resort.

Dates: December 31, 2014 - January 3, 2015
Entry Deadline: August 15
Age Divisions:
U14 - U18
Hotel: $TBD per person per day*
Team Entry Fee: $TBD

Team Registration Includes:
  • Professionally maintained fields
  • Minimum 3-game guarantee
  • Certified referees
  • Presence of athletic trainers, provided by South Lake Hospital, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
  • Ice water at each field
  • Game balls
  • Awards presented to 1st-4th place teams for Groups of 7 or more teams, 1st & 2nd for groups of 6 or fewer teams

VERY IMPORTANT:
When applying please make sure to use your most, up to date GOT Soccer team account. Got Soccer will be the primary source for reviewing a team's tournament and league history. Teams who apply with little or no history will be declined immediately, but eligible to re-apply using their primary GOT Soccer account.

Application & Refund Process
Upon acceptance into the tournament, your team entry fee must be paid in full immediately to guarantee your spot. Entry fees are non-refundable. In the event your team must withdraw from the tournament, you must notify the tournament director in writing at least 30 days prior to the tournament date and you will be allowed to transfer your entry fee to a future event.

*Lead-in rate per person per day based on quad-occupancy. All coaches and athletes are required to stay in one of the official tournament hotels and use one of Disney's approved travel providers to compete at the event. See details under the Travel Packages and Rules tabs.
**Events may be subject to availability, capacity limits, elgibility requirements, and may be subject to delay, change, or cancellation for inclement weather. Application deadline subject to change due to volume of applications and event capacity. In the event that an Age Division Bracket does not attain an adequate number of registered teams, the Tournament Director shall notify those registered teams as soon as possible. The teams will be given the option of playing up or receiving a full refund.

Checklist

Please follow the below checklist to complete your registration and prepare to compete!

Book room accommodations with an approved Disney Travel Vendor.

All Teams Teams: Travel through Anthony Travel by calling 800-736-6377 or visiting anthonytravel.com.

Due Date: October 15th
If you do not complete your room reservations by this date your team will not be scheduled and will be cancelled from the tournament.

Waivers
You are required to submit signed Disney Sports Waivers for each team member and coach that will be listed on your official team roster.

Access your Disney Sports Waiver form here:
  • Adult Waiver - Coming Soon (18 & Over)
  • Minor Waiver - Coming Soon (Under 18)

Please Note: Our waiver collection process has changed from previous years. You are no longer required to mail or fax waivers prior to an event. Please bring signed waivers with you to On-site Tournament Registration.

Online Roster
MANDATORY: All teams must enter their rosters complete with bench personnel into the tournaments on-line scheduling system no later than 21 days prior to start of event. The minimum required information is Name, Date of Birth, player ID number, Uniform number and gender. Revisions can be made to the roster up the night of team registration. This information will appear on the tournament game reports to be used by the referees for check-in on the field prior to each game. Teams failing to input this information are subject to removal from the event.

Access your Online Roster here

Due Date: November 30
Note about eligibility/age requirements:The player's playing age is determined by the following USYSA guidelines for 2014/2015.

Age Division

Birth Year Range

Under 19 Girls and Boys Division

08-01-95 thru 07-31-96

Under 18 Girls and Boys Division

08-01-96 thru 07-31-97

Under 17 Girls and Boys Division

08-01-97 thru 07-31-98

Under 16 Girls and Boys Division

08-01-98 thru 07-31-99

Under 15 Girls and Boys Division

08-01-97 thru 07-31-98



Sanctioning/Player Cards

FYSA AND USSF SANCTIONING
This tournament is sanctioned by FYSA and USSF. In order to participate, all players and coaches are required to have a current USSF/USYSA/FYSA or their Affiliates Player/Coach Pass Card. If you are not a member of any of these organizations please call (800) 4-SOCCER to obtain membership information.

SANCTIONING RULES FOR FYSA TEAMS
In order to participate in this tournament all FYSA teams must be in "Good Standing". Please submit for approval a copy of your official FYSA computer-generated roster.

SANCTIONING RULES FOR NON-FLORIDA TEAMS
In order to participate in this tournament all USYS and other USSF affiliates must be in "Good Standing" and obtain Permission to Travel* from their State/National Association. Please send a copy of your completed Approved/Certified Roster along with your Permission to Travel to our office at least 21 days prior to the event.

Application to Host Form
Coming Soon **Permission to Travel is not required from teams registered with US Club Soccer.

In order to participate in this tournament all teams from outside the United States must have written permission and verification from US Soccer and their country's Federation indicating authorization to participate in the Disney Youth Tournament. Please send a copy of your completed Approved/Certified Roster, your Permission to Travel and Proof of Insurance to our office at least 30 days prior to the event. International teams (players and coaches) will be required to present passports at registration.

On-site Tournament Registration
December 30
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Orlando Hilton Bonnet Creek Resort
14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane
Orlando, Florida 34746

At least one team representative must attend and that representative must present the following documents:
  • Approved/Certified Roster from your State/National Association
  • Permission to Travel (not required from teams registered with FYSA or US Club Soccer)
  • Player/Coach Pass Cards
  • Completed Disney Sports Waiver Forms (Above)
  • Medical Release Forms (Due at On-Site Check In)
    • Disney Soccer events shall require all teams participating in the tournament to provide medical releases for each player in an appropriate form. Most organizations/clubs/leagues/teams have their own forms. These are acceptable for Disney Soccer events. These authorizations shall be reviewed by Disney Soccer at registration and kept in the possession of a team official. If your team does not have their own medical release form, the sample form below can be used for our tournament.

Medical Release Form
 

Fundraising Resources

As you prepare for your trip to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort, we've put together some fundraising options to help your team travel. View the options below and start fundraising today!

View Fundraising Options

Travel Packages

All teams are required to stay in one of the official tournament hotels and must make their reservations through one of Disney's approved travel vendors. Please note: Failure to make your reservations through a Disney approved travel vendor can result in the non-acceptance of your team for the designated tournament.

All teams, except as noted below, are subject to book lodging through the Disney designated travel provider as a condition to compete at the event.


  • Teams that are located within a 75 mile driving distance of the ESPN's Wide World of Sports Complex are not requiblack to book.
  • Teams that are located within a 90 mile driving distance of the ESPN's Wide World of Sports Complex and have a drive time of less than 90 minutes are not requiblack to book.
  • All teams over 90 miles are expected to book with the designated travel provider as a condition to compete - no exceptions
  • Addresses used for the determination of the distance/time will be the address of ESPN Wide World of Sports and the team's primary contact address.
  • Google Maps TM or other approved online mapping services will be used to determine driving distance and time.



All Teams
Anthony Travel Anthony Travel is also your source for specially-priced Walt Disney World® Theme Park tickets. These tickets, exclusive to participants and families of Disney Soccer tournaments, are available at a significant savings through Anthony Travel.

A full service sports travel agency, Anthony Travel can also assist your team with transportation to and in Orlando. Group air benefits, with savings off lowest published fares, include*:

  • Waiver of airline fee for changes on return flights during tournament play
  • Name changes for group travel
  • Waiver of advance purchase fare requirements for groups
  • Waiver of Saturday night stay requirements for groups
  • 24-hour emergency assistance
*Benefits vary by airline and may not be available in all markets.

Discounted car and van rentals are also available. To make your reservations, please visit AnthonyTravel.com or call (800) 736-6377 for more information.



Theme Parks

For information on purchasing Walt Disney World® Theme Park tickets please contact Anthony Travel at (800) 736-6377.

Dining Options

ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill
The ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill is a quick-service restaurant located at the entrance to the sports complex. Menu items include burgers, sandwiches, and salads as well as an assortment of desserts and beverages.

Dining Options Ordering Boxed Meals
Teams have the option to place catering orders in advance of their trip for quick, easy and well balanced boxed meals, bulk beverages, and/or snacks. The convenience of having your meals planned in advance will save on time and stress.


Place your order at least 2 business days prior to the event date. Deliveries for Saturday, Sunday or Monday must be received by 3pm on Friday.

Please call 407-939-1389 with any questions or to customize your order.

Private Team Banquets or Parties
Interesting in setting up a special dining experience for you and your team? Please call 407-939-1389 and a catering & convention service manager will assist you in arranging a special event that will meet your team's needs.

Reservations at Walt Disney World® Restaurants
Call 407.WDW.DINE for information on Walt Disney World® or to make a reservation for your team.

Directions, Venues & Maps

To accommodate as many teams as possible, additional Disney approved venues may be utilized. Please note that additional fields may not be on Walt Disney World® Resort property. All teams will have an opportunity to participate at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex during the tournament.

ESPN WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS COMPLEX
700 S. Victory Way
Kissimmee, FL 34747
View on Google Maps

 

AUSTIN-TINDALL REGIONAL PARK
4100 Boggy Creek Road
Kissimmee, FL 34744
View on Google Maps

From ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
(approximately 25 minutes/25miles)


  • Turn RIGHT onto Osceola Parkway East and follow for 2 miles.
  • Exit RIGHT onto S.R. 417 (Greeneway-Toll Road) North (toward airport) and follow for 13 miles.
  • From S.R. 417, exit Boggy Creek Road south to Austin Tindall Regional Park.
  • Follow for 4 miles and the soccer Complex will be on the RIGHT.
 

NORTHEAST REGIONAL PARK
50901 Hwy 27
Davenport, FL 33897
View on Google Maps

From ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
(approximately 25 minutes/16.5miles)


  • Turn LEFT onto Osceola Pkwy, travel .8 miles and take the ramp toward I-4/US-192.
  • Bear left at the fork - Merging onto World Drive & follow for .2 miles. Then take the US-192 exit toward I-4 East/Orlando.
  • Merge onto W Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy/US-192/SR-530 W toward US-27 and follow for 6.7miles.
  • Merge onto US-27 S towards Haines City and follow for 1.4 miles. Destination will be located on your left.
 

MICKEY'S RETREAT
8151 Lake Forrest Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
View on Google Maps

From ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex
(approximately 13 minutes/6.8 miles)


  • I-4 to Exit 68 (Lake Buena Vista)
  • Turn LEFT onto 535 SOUTH
  • Turn LEFT at 1st light (Vineland Ave.)
  • Turn RIGHT at Little Lake Bryan Parkway
  • Turn RIGHT at stop sign onto Lake Forest Drive
  • Mickey's Retreat is on the RIGHT

To view directions to an offsite property please click the complex name below:
Austin Tindall Complex
Lake Myrtle Complex
Mickey's Retreat
Northeast Regional Park

Complex Admission

Spectator admission is required for all tournament games at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Length-of-Event tournament passes (LOE) allow for admission to all days of the tournament.

Pricing Coming Soon

Rosters & Eligibility

All teams must enter their rosters complete with bench personnel into the tournaments on-line scheduling system no later than 21 days prior to start of event.

The minimum required information is Name, Date of Birth, player ID number, Uniform number and gender. Revisions can be made to the roster up the night of team registration. This information will appear on the tournament game reports to be used by the referees for check-in on the field prior to each game.

Teams failing to input this information are subject to removal from the event.

Access your Online Roster here

Due Date: November 30, 2014
Note about eligibility/age requirements: The player's playing age is determined by the following

USYSA guidelines for 2014/2015.

Age Division Birth Year Range
Under 19 Girls and Boys Division 08-01-94 thru 07-31-96
Under 18 Girls and Boys Division 08-01-96 thru 07-31-97
Under 17 Girls and Boys Division 08-01-97 thru 07-31-98
Under 16 Girls and Boys Division 08-01-98 thru 07-31-99
Under 15 Girls and Boys Division 08-01-99 thru 07-31-00

Guest Player Registration

Are you a player whose team will not be attending, but would like the opportunity to guest play with one of our participating teams? Players interested in being an eligible guest player must register online

Your information will be provided to coaches that are looking for guest players. Remember, in order to participate, all players and coaches are required to have a current USSF or their Affiliates Player/Coach Pass Card.

IMPORTANT: Due to the different rules and regulations for guest players throughout the many USYS State Associations and other National Governing Bodies (NGB) it is the responsibility of the players and coaches involved to make sure all the required forms and documents are provided to the tournament. If in doubt contact the State Associations/NGB involved.


Coaches

If you are interested in adding a guest player to your team please follow the steps outlined below to access and add available guest players. Remember, in order to participate, all players and coaches are required to have a current USSF or their Affiliates Player/Coach Pass Card.

How to add a Guest Player to your roster:
  • Go to your Got Soccer team page
  • Click on Disney Soccer Showcase Girls under Events Accepted
  • Click on the tab that says "Guest Player"

Select and contact the player from the list and add to your team

Referees

Are you interested in refereeing a world-class event at the ultimate sports destination? Disney Soccer invites you to join our referee team for Disney Soccer Showcase Girls

As part of the event we offer these benefits:

  • Free hotel accommodations for visiting referees (2 working referees per room traveling from 60 miles outside Central Florida / Orlando area
  • Travel allowance for Grade 7 & higher referees (Must be traveling from 60 miles outside Central Florida / Orlando area
  • $10 Meal stipend provided for referees working 3+ games per day
  • Complimentary gift
  • Referee camaraderie

EVENT AT A GLANCE

DATES

Event:
Dec. 31, 2014 - Jan. 3, 2015

Early Registration:
May 15, 2014

Registration Deadline:
Aug. 15, 2014

Online Roster Due:
Nov. 30, 2014

ELIGIBILITY

Team:
This is an FYSA Sanctioned Tournament, which is open to all USSF affiliated organizations for girls in age groups: U15-U18.

Age Divisions:
U15 - U18

Player Eligibility:
Open to state cup or higher level teams.

COMPETITION LEVEL

Moderate – High

FEES

$TBD

CONTACT

Soccer Sales Manager
Phone: 407-938-3805
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