11th Annual Copa Rayados Internacional
November 22 - November 26, 2023
November 24 - November 26, 2023
Early Registration Deadline: July 20
Final Registration Deadline: October 10
CF Monterrey Rayados, the best professional youth academy in Mexico, and Premier Soccer Services welcomes your teams to the Copa Rayados Internacional in Houston and the Woodlands, TX. The 11th year of the tournament sees the highest level of competition with international teams in the A and B flights. "A" flights will have both LIGA MX and MLS Pro Club Academies.
Unlike other youth tournaments in the USA sponsored by professional clubs, the Copa Rayados Internacional will have the top youth teams of Monterrey Rayados competing in the tournament . Additional major Mexican professional clubs also bring their academy teams. International entrants are also invited from multiple countries.
|Registration Date||July 20||October 10|
*Separate packages and prices for international teams
SEE THE 2022 APPLIED/ ACCEPTED TEAMS LIST
MLS NEXT protocol will be followed to allow for MLS NEXT approval in these age groups. We will have the highest levels of organization, competition, international and domestic diversity, refereeing, and the highest quality of fields.
Under 9-Under 10 Boys Divisions
- 3 day tournament: Friday to Sunday
4 match guarantee
Mini-game format on Friday and Saturday prior to Semifinal rounds. Teams will be reseeded based on round-robin results for Saturday afternoon semifinals and Sunday finals.
Under 11- Under 19 Boys Tournament Structure
- 5 match guarantee
- Games played Wednesday through Sunday
- Mini-game format on Wed-Fri prior to Semifinal rounds Teams will be reseeded based on round robin results for full length play on Saturday and Sunday
The primary complexes will be in The Woodlands area (Bear Branch, Gosling, Alden Bridge complexes). We are happy to announce that we will have a minimum of 10 FIELDTURF Synthetic surface fields to use in addition to beautiful grass fields. In the event of heavy rainfall, we will be able to adjust the schedule to move matches to FIELDTURF Fields to continue playing.
International Teams Registration Process:
Contact the office at: 1-210-305-4821 (USA) / +52 81-2188-0173 (Mex) or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the process.
Parking at the 11th Annual Copa Rayados Internacional will be FREE! As we strive to continue to offer the best international tournament, in partnership with The Woodlands, there will be no event parking charges!
Key Bookings is the housing bureau to serve your tournament accommodation needs. HOTEL INFORMATION LINK
You MUST use this service. It is MANDATORY for participation in the tournament IF your team is traveling to the tournament and using hotels. If your team is local and not traveling, this does not apply.
Teams traveling must reserve a minimum of 8 rooms for Under 13 and older: for a minimum 5 night stay
Teams traveling must a reserve a minimum of 6 rooms for Under 11-12: for a minimum 5 night stay.
Teams traveling must reserve a minimum of 6 rooms for Under 9 -10: for a minimum 3 night stay.
Teams not fulfilling the above housing requirements with reservations by October 15th will be required to pay a $500 per team surcharge before November 5th.
• Players may only be registered on one team.
• Teams are limited to a maximum of 14 (u8, u9, 10,11,12)/ 22 (u13-19) players depending on age. See Permission to Host. Note: for 22 player rosters- only 18 players may be selected for each game.
• Teams are limited to 5 guest players with the following requirements:
The team maximum roster size may not be exceeded.
Each guest player must have a laminated player pass/ digital version or appropriate national association pass and medical release forms
NOTE: The tournament is following US Soccer protocal for Calendar birthyear age divisions and the Small Sided Games format (U9-12) as recommended for the 2023-24 seasonal year.