This year’s tournament will continue to be played at the Premier Sports campus in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.  Premier Sports Campus is a full-time sports complex and boasts of 28+ professional size fields, all with Celebration Turf (120x75) and over 40 acres of parking, plus over the last couple of years, the developers of this beautiful complex have continue to invest in lights on 10 fields; increased number of lanes at the fields entrance and exit; and added drainage to parking areas making the tournament experience at these fields wonderful.  The Premier Sports Complex is just minutes from restaurants, hotels, entertainment, and those beautiful Sarasota and Manatee area beaches!

This tournament is also something that we have been improving for over 15 years!  

August 31 - September 2, 2013

Come bring your teams and play all at one site making it easier for coaches, players & families to enjoy the kick off tournament of the season.  There are many Labor Day Tournaments for your to choose from, but the 2013 Tampa Bay Labor Day Showcase is ranked 2nd in the state only behind Disney.  Come bring your team to a great way to kick off your season!!!


HOT! Tournament Updates

Check back regularly for HOT! tournament updates.

8/25/13 - see Updates to links in the right margin about roster preparation & team check-ins
8/26/13 - CaptainU Roster Deadline for player profiles
8/26/13 - Dick’s Sporting Goods 20% OFF Throughout Store during Labor Day Tournament - CLICK HERE!
8/27/13 - $1,000 Gift Certificate Give-Away to United World Soccer - See link in the right margin!
8/29/13 - Field Logistic information was sent out - see link in the right margin.

8/31/13 - Field # signs are on side of goal nets.  Ignore #s on free standing poles.



Tournament Trainer/Medical Staff

All Sports Medicine Program at John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is a proud supporter of the Tampa Bay Labor Day Showcase and is providing the medical and trainer staff for the weekend.  For pre-game tapings, please look for the medical tents.  If medical assistance is needed for an injury please notify the closest quad tent.

All Sports Medicine is a multidisciplinary program dedicated to advancing the treatment, education, research and prevention of sports injuries in children, adolescents and young adults.

Pediatric specialty services including orthopaedicsemergency medicineradiologyneurosurgery,nutritioncardiology and sports rehab are available to patients as needed, according to the type of injury and the specific needs of each patient.

Our comprehensive center for pediatric and adolescent sports medicine is the only sports medicine program in the Tampa Bay area focused solely on the care of young athletes.




Registration & Hotel Accommodations

Group play will either be 2 games on either Saturday or Sunday and 1 game on the other day OR 1 game each Friday night, Saturday and Sunday . . . with semi-finals & finals on Monday.

Application Fees *
$675 - U11 & U12 
$675 - U12 (playing up in separate U13 11v11 bracket)
$800 - U13+ (11v11)

* Unlike some other tournaments, the Application Fee covers everything including referee fees.

Registration Deadline:  8/15/13 (after that it will be narrowed to just the team here or there that may be needed to round out brackets)

CLICK HERE to Register for the tournament.

CLICK HERE to Book your team’s hotel.

This is a Got Soccer Tournament.
FYSA Sanctioned.

It is a requirement of your team’s acceptance to book your hotel accommodations through one of the hotels coordinated by the tournament.  We have done the work for you by coordinating great prices and accommodations.  All teams from outside the local area that are not within daily driving distance of the fields must book with one of these hotels.  (Please note that local teams within daily driving distance of the fields are not required to stay in hotels.)   CLICK HERE for the tournament hotel accommodations website. 



Do you want to referee for the 2014 Tampa Bay Labor Day Showcase?

CLICK HERE to register as a referee. 

Any questions, please contact Referee Assignor, Ed Pena, at edsoccerref@aol.com or 813-732-2412.