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Fred Ammer Vail Invitational Soccer Tournament



Vail Recreation District and Pepi's Soccer Club unite in welcoming the top men's teams from across the country to one of the toughest tournaments in the Rocky Mountains. Games are played throughout Vail, Eagle-Vail and Edwards. Spectators are welcome and volunteers are always sought for the event.

Call the Vail Rec District Sports Department at 970-479-2280 for more information.

CASH PRIZES: $1000 cash prize for the Gold Champion, $750 cash prize for the Silver Champion*

*Based on a 12 team/division tournament. If less than 12 teams compete, cash will go down equal to percentage of 12 teams to a minimum of $700 for Gold and $500 for Silver.

Dates: July 21-23, 2017

Cost: $470 per Silver Division team, $530 per Gold Division team

Must register by July 1, 2016. All teams must have US Soccer Player Passes.

2017 Registration Form (coming soon)

2016 Rules

2016 Schedule (updated 7/14/16)

Field Directions

Roster Form



2016 Final Results


Silver Playoffs: Teams  TBD

Silver Semi # 1 – 12:45 Ford Park    POOL F 1st v POOL E 2nd

Silver Semi # 2 - 12:45 Eagle Vail   POOL E 1st v POOL F 2nd

Silver Final  2:00 Eagle Vail


Gold Playoff: Teams TBD (may be some changes so teams don’t play a team form their pool right away

Gold quarter #1 11:30 Ford Park Seed 4 v Seed 5

Gold quarter #2  11:30 Sunday Seed 3 v Seed 6

Gold Semi #1  2:15 Ford Park   Seed 1 v  winner of quarter #1

Gold Semi #2  2:15 Vail Athletix Seed 2 v winner of quarter #2

Gold Champ 4:30 Eagle Vail



A   Head to head (when applies, not used if more than 2 teams are tied

    1. Goal difference (total goals for minus total goals against; 4 goals maximum per game).  5-1 score is considered the same as a 10-1 score.
    2. Goals Against
    3. Most Shutouts
    4. Goals for
    5. Least amount of red cards
    6. Penalty Kicks



2015 Final Results

2014 Results

2013 Results

Directions to Fields


I-70 to main Vail exit #176 through the roundabout to South Frontage road, eastbound. At the stop sign turn right, follow the road eastbound, approximately 1/4 mile past Golden Peak. The parking lot is on the right just past Northwoods Condominiums.

EAGLE-VAIL HOMESTAKE PEAK SCHOOL (Old Battle Mountain Highschool) - Google Map

Take I-70 to Eagle-Vail exit #169, turn west (left) on Highway 6 & 24. Turn left at first light Eagle Road. Go straight to the end of the road. Field is on the right over the berm.

VAIL - FORD PARK - Google Map

I-70 to main Vail exit #176 through the roundabout to South Frontage Road eastbound. Go straight after stop sign and the field is on the right.


Take I-70 to East Vail Exit. Get on North Frontage Road and head west. The Mountain School will be down on your right.
From Vail Fields head east on Frontage Road after road goes under the highway turn left on Katsos Ranch Road next to bus stop. Field and school are on your right.

Welcome Letter to Team Managers

Dear Team Manager: 

The Vail Recreation District and Vail Soccer Club are pleased to have your team in the 42nd Annual Vail Invitational Soccer Tournament. Please set aside July 18-20th for the event. There will be a few games on Friday evening and then we will be starting games at 8 or 8:30 a.m. on the weekend. Every Gold and Silver Division team will play three pool games. Both the Silver and Gold Divisions will take the top two teams from each pool to the playoffs. Attached is a complete package containing the tournament rules, a roster form (must be turned in at the first game), directions to all fields, and a schedule (if there are any changes I will be in touch).

Finally, please do not forget to bring all player passes with you, because you must present them prior to every game. Any player without a current US Soccer Organization pass is ineligible to play. Please remember four guest players are allowed, they also must have a valid player pass from their team. If your team needs help with player passes please use the following link: Or contact Erick French at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you have problems with passes please contact me sooner than later so we can work to rectify any problems. Your teams should also have two sets of jerseys.

If you have any remaining questions please call me at (970) 479-2280 or e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We look forward to a fun and challenging weekend of soccer. Good luck!


Joel Rabinowitz
Sports Director
Vail Recreation District

P.S. If you are in need of lodging help... here are some recommendations:

Vail Realty 970-476-8800 (Andrew Cuomo or Lee Williams)
Vail International Condos 970-476-0111 (Don Hancock)
Antlers at Vail 970-476-2471 (Rob Levine)
Vail Racquet Club 970-477-3041 (Wendy Martin)

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