Tampa Bay Labor Day Showcase

August 30 - September 1, 2014

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 30 - September 1, 2014


Application Deadline:  8/10/14

Please make sure you use the Got Soccer Team Account that your club will be using to roster your players for the 2014-15 season.

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 2014 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!!!

This is a Got Soccer Tournament.  
Sanctioned by FYSA.



HOT! Tournament Updates

Check back regularly for HOT! tournament updates.

8/23/14 - HOT!!!  see "Roster Preparation & Team Check-In" link in the right margin 

8/23/14 - see "Tournament Logistics" link in the right margin w/ great info about everything tournament.  

8/30/14 5:20 - "We are currently under weather delay sine 5:20PM.  GAMES HAVE NOT BEEN CANCELLED.  We have a minimum 30-minute delay and are assessing the clearing.  All players and coaches are to leave the fields and wait in their cars.  When we are ready to restart, we will notify all, and you will hear the 3 short blows of the airhorn annoucing the clearing."

8/30/14 6:14pm - "Due to the multiple lightning delays and the radar of weather to coming, games will not resume tonight.  Info on the schedule adjustments will be emailed and posted on the website later this evening."

8/30/14 7:30pm - Following the guidelines of the Weather Delay Procedures pertaining to the games that were in process at the time of the weather delay plus the last batch of scheduled games after that, here is the update:  Since the weather delay was quite lengthy not leaving enough of the day left (and since the games times are already shortened and similar weather is expected late tomorrow), none of those games will be rescheduled.  The games that were in process and started their 2nd half at the time of delay, their score at that time will stand as the final score.  For those games that hadn't yet started or did, but were still in their first half, those games will be scored as a 0-0 tie.  We'll see everyone tomorrow.



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 medicineradiologyneurosurgerynutritioncardiology 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.


Gatorade - Sports Fuel

To All Athletes playing in the 2014 Tampa Bay Labor Day Tournament,
We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Gatorade for the tournament.  Be on the lookout for the Gatorade tables throughout the tournament fields.  Sports Fuel will be provided by Gatorade throughout the duration of the showcase.  
Gatorade Prime Energy Chews, Gatorade Thirst Quencher and Gatorade Recover Protein Bars will be provided each day to help fuel athletes' performance on the field. Gatorade Prime Energy Chews provide carbohydrates for energy, without caffeine, while Gatorade Thirst Quencher delivers carbs to refuel the body and electrolytes to help replace what athletes sweat out.  Gatorade Recover products have the carbs and protein athletes need to help muscles recover.  For more product information, please go to:  www.gatorade.com

CaptainU - Player Profiles

CaptainU will provide player profile books for college coaches and free access to their online software to help all attending athletes maximize their exposure at the upcoming event to college coaches. Click on the links below to get setup for the event.

     Team Coaches/Managers       Athletes       College Coaches

Have questions? Contact: help@captainU.com


All Star Laundry - Event Laundry Services

All Star Laundry is pleased to offer sports teams onsite laundry services throughout the tournament. 

CLICK HERE for the flyer that provides a brief overview and our website provides order form and a full description of options.   WWW.AllStarEventLaundry.com

  • We will have a laundry drop off tent at the field prior to game time and will provide mesh bags for stuffing dirty laundry into.
  • We can either return it to the tent when cleaned or your team can have the items delivered to your hotel.

We believe this provides a huge amenity and savings over normal hotel guest services or waiting in line at the hotel machines.  Teams can email directly at info@allstarlaundry.com if there is questions and or use the website form to contact or place orders.  It is recommended that you pre-order the service to insure we have adequate bags and service staff during the weekend.




Do you want to referee for the 2015 Tampa Bay Labor Day Showcase?

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





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