General Information

Lou Fusz Athletic and St. Louis Scott Gallagher are thrilled to announce the 4th Annual Gateway Memorial Classic in a bold step for the clubs to try and attract the best teams in the Midwest to our area. We are proud to host the 2018 Event at World Famous Soccer Park in Fenton, MO and both of Lou Fusz’s facilities (LF Soccer Complex and LF Training Center at Rams Park)! The first annual event in 2015 attracted 112 teams and the 2016 tournament hosted 174 teams from around the midwest and we have a goal of 200 teams for this Memorial weekend event. We are committed to hosting our club’s top teams – boys elite & Pre Academy and girls pre-ECNL & ECNL for our fourth annual tournament! This event is perfect for Both A and B level teams and we plan to have Premier and Gold Flights in most 9v9 and 11v11 Divisions. Ask us about bringing your ENTIRE club as we have divisions offered for EVERY age group and gender.

Specials for Gateway Memorial Classic:
Win any division of the Gateway Memorial, get automatic acceptance into our top two fall events – The SLSG Fall Festival or SLSG Girls Fall Classic & College Showcase
• Bring 5 teams from your club, get $50 off per team
• Bring 10 teams from your club, get $100 off
• Bring 15 teams from your club, get $150 off

Important Dates
Tournament: May 26 – May 28, 2018

Application Deadline: April 21, 2018
Application Fee Received By: April 21, 2018
Accepted Teams Notified: April 28, 2018
Brackets Posted: Weekend of (TBD)
Schedule Posted: Weekend of (TBD)

Tournament Locations
• Lou Fusz Soccer Complex
2155 Creve Coeur Mill Rd, St. Louis, MO 63146
• Lou Fusz Training Center at Rams Park
1 Rams Way, Earth City, MO 63045
• St. Louis Soccer Park
One Soccer Park Road, Fenton, MO 63026

Games
Tournament: May 26 – May 28, 2018
Friday, May 26: Local teams and available out-of-town teams
Saturday, May 26 – Sunday, May 28: Pool play & playoffs

Eligibility
USYSA, US Club, and USSSA Competitive teams

This is a “Stay & Play” tournament; all out of town teams are required to stay in hotels approved by the Lou Fusz Soccer Club. Please book team rooms via the “Lodging” link in the blue box on this page.

Age Division
Boys & Girls U9 – U20 (2009–1998 birth years)
• There will be a U14/15 bracket for boys and a U19/20 for girls to accommodate teams with all “trapped” players.

Cost / Fee
U8–U10 (7v7) = $595
U11–U12 (9v9) = $745
U13–U16 (11v11) = $845
U17–U20 (11v11) = $900
• All prices include parking and all tournament fees

Application
Online application competed and entry fee paid by April 21, 2018.
Tournament address for mailing of payment:
Lou Fusz Soccer Club
Attn: TOURNAMENTS
2155 Creve Coeur Mill Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63146

Contact
Tournament Director: Franco Carotenuto
Email: franco@fusz.com
Phone: 480–889–4628
Club Email: Soccer@LouFuszSoccer.com

Referee Assignor: Ron Jones — rolapaje@aol.com

Athlete Services
ProRehab/Athletico will be providing the Athletic Training services at the tournament.