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52nd Annual Fred Ammer Vail Invitational Soccer Tournament

July 19-21, 2024 | Online Registration

Vail Recreation District and Vail Valley  Soccer Club unite in welcoming the top men's and women's teams from across the country to one of the toughest tournaments in the Rocky Mountains.

Games are played throughout Vail, EagleVail and Edwards. Spectators are welcome and volunteers are always sought for the event.

Call the Sports Department at 970-479-2280 or Vail Valley Soccer Club at 970-390-7994 for more information

Cash Prizes

  • $1500 cash prize for the Men's Gold Champion
  • $1000 cash prize for the Men's Silver and Women's Champion


  • $800 per Silver Men's Division team
  • $800 Women's Division team
  • $900 per Gold Men's Division team
  • ($50 discount if registered by 4/15/2024)
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If you are interested in refereeing, please email

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2023 Soccer ScheduleTournament Parties Hydrate And Carbo-load Thanks To Stiegl2023 RulesField DirectionsRoster FormState Weekend Player Pass Form

How to Register

Must register by July 1, 2024. All teams must have US Soccer Player Passes. If you need passes, please contact us.

Pay for your weekend passes using the online links below.  Fill out the attached form, email it to no later than 6 p.m. on Thursday and then use the following links:

Weekend player passes individuals $10 each: (choose the quantity needed)

Weekend player whole team $150:

Please visit our preferred lodging partners for the best rates:

  • Vail Realty
  • Evergreen Lodge
  • Antlers at Vail
  • 20 % off at Arrabelle, Ritz Residences, and Lodge at Vail:
    • On behalf of The Lodge at Vail, The Arrabelle at Vail Square, and the Ritz Residence we are so pleased you selected our hotels for your lodging. I would like to introduce myself as your contact moving forward and it is my pleasure to assist you with any special arrangements, food and beverage needs or group activities. Please let me know if you decide to add any food or meeting space to your lodging with us.Advance room reservations under your group rate is 20% off of the room rate (at the time of booking) may be made by contacting the following numbers:·          The Arrabelle at Vail Square/Ritz Residences or The Lodge at Vail: (855) 332-1601, select #1 to reach the Colorado resorts, and then option #4 for Vail lodging options.·          All Group attendees must identify themselves as part of the Group by referencing the following group code: SVLSOC24 OR refer to the: Fred Ammer Soccer Tournament
Logos of various Vail lodging properties.
Directions to Fields 

Vail Athletic Fields - Google Map

  • Take I-70 to Main Vail Exit #176
  • Go 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

EagleVail Homestake Peak School (Old Battle Mountain High School) - Google Map

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

Vail - Ford Park - Google Map

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

Vail Mountain School - Google Map

  • 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 the road goes under the highway, turn left on Katsos Ranch Road next to bus stop.
  • Field and school are on your right.

Battle Mountain High School - Google Map

  • Take I-70 to Exit #163, then head south on Edwards Access Rd (.1 miles) to Miller Ranch Rd.
  • Go east (left) on Miller Ranch Rd. (approximately .2 miles) to Battle Mountain High School.
  • Battle Mountain High School is on your left.
Welcome Letter to Team Manager 

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 or 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 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)

Field Direction Links: 

A happy soccer team celebrating with a trophy and drinks.