This form is required to apply for sanctioning of a tournament or games involving foreign teams.  
In granting permission to host a tournament or games, U.S. Soccer is NOT liable for tournament/games logistics, overall tournament/game planning, invitation of participating team(s), transportation, accommodations, illness, loss of revenue, or injury to persons or property sustained in the course of the sanctioned event.
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Please read the information below in full before proceeding to the next page to begin your application.
After reviewing the procedures below, click Next at the bottom of the page to proceed to the application.  Please note that it is not possible to save your application and return to it later, so be prepared to complete your application in full.


The documentation listed below must be submitted to U.S. Soccer for approval no later than thirty (30) days in advance of the proposed start date of the tournament/games for which you are requesting permission to host:
1.  Completed Application to Host a Tournament or Games Involving Foreign Teams (this form);
2.  Other sanctioning agreements as required by your State Association, National Association, and/or Sectional Director;
3.  Copies of the letters from each foreign team's Federation granting permission to travel;
4.  Completed Conditions Agreement for Hosting Foreign Teams in a Tournament or Games, with the appropriate supporting data, signed by the President or Chief Officer of the Host Organization and by the Tournament Director (fillable PDF available for download here);
5.  Certificate of Insurance for liability coverage not less than $100,000/$200,000/$25,000 for the Tournament or Games;
6.  Copy of the Rules for the Tournament or Games (checklist available for download here);
7.  Audited or notarized financial report of similar events, if any, conducted by the organization; and
8.  Application fee ($200.00) - credit card information collected as the last step of this application form
U.S. Soccer is not required to accept or approve any application to host a tournament submitted less than thirty (30) days in advance of the event.
Upon approval, U.S. Soccer will notify the applicant, with a copy to the State Association/Technical Director.

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