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Charleston Battery Challenge Cup

The Charleston Battery Challenge Cup is a youth tournament that coincides with the Carolina Challenge Cup (CCC), a preseason professional tournament featuring the Charleston Battery and three Major League Soccer teams. The Battery Challenge Cup is split into two weekends, with U8-U12 playing on February 17, 18, & 19 and U13 and above playing on February 23, 24 & 25.  If you are registering a U8-U12 team, click the top registration link. If you are registering a U13+ team, click the bottom registration link.

**REGISTRATION DEADLINES ARE FEBRUARY 1 (U8-U12) AND FEBRUARY 8  (U13-U18)**

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The Charleston Battery Youth Challenge Cup is a youth tournament that coincides with the Carolina Challenge Cup (CCC), a preseason professional tournament featuring the Charleston Battery and three Major League Soccer teams. The Youth Challenge Cup is split into two weekends, with U8-U12 playing on February 17, 18, & 19 and U13 and above playing on February 23, 24, & 25. More details below:

Dates: 
February 17, 18, & 19 (U8-U12)
February 23, 24, & 25 (U13-U18)

Gender: 
Boys and Girls 

Level: 
Recreation, Academy, Classic, Challenge, Premier. Other teams will be considered based on applications.

Registration Fees: 
U8-U9 (7v7): $500/team
U10-U12 (9v9): $600/team
U13-U18 (11v11): $700/team 

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Registration includes three guaranteed matches, ten tickets for Carolina Challenge Cup matches on 2/17 or 2/24, behind the scenes access to MLS training sessions, and Q & A sessions with MLS officials and college coaches. No tournament games will conflict with MLS games.  

Matches Guaranteed:
All teams are guaranteed at least three matches

Tournament Facilities: 

Matches will be hosted at Summerville Soccer Complex. Other tournament venues to be announced. 

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Participating Clubs include: 


College coaches attending 

  • Averett University
  • Barton College
  • Campbell University 
  • Catawba College
  • Coker College
  • Columbia College
  • Davidson University
  • Ferrum College
  • King University 
  • Lenior Rhyne University 
  • Methodist University 
  • North Carolina State University 
  • Newberry College
  • North Greenville University 
  • Oglethorpe University 
  • Rollins College
  • South Carolina State University 
  • Sewanee University 
  • Southeastern University 
  • Southern Wesleyan University 
  • Sweet Briar College
  • University of Georgia
  • University of South Florida 
  • Wingate University