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7 Elite Academy International Tournament

2023 Kick Off


Guest Player Pool Registration

If you are interested in registering as a guest player for potential play with one of the teams attending, please complete this guest player registration.

Key Tournament Facts:

U9 to U12 matches will be played in Mesquite, Nevada (Pacific Time Zone)

U13 to U19 matches will be played in Saint George/Washing ton City, Utah (Mountain Time Zone)

The tournament features top-class referees from across the United States, as well as penalty-shootouts at the end of each group stage game for an extra point.

Got questions? Email:

Tournament Director - Nick Nield

Mailing Address (For Check Payments)

7 Elite Academy International Tournament

5225 Wiley Posy Way

Suite 170

Salt Lake City, Utah


Train with a Liverpool FC Coach!

Players can work with Liverpool FC coach Chris Owens during a Goalkeeper Premier League Masterclass at the 7 Elite Academy International Tournament.

Owens, who is also Head of Goalkeeping at 7 Elite Academy, will run sessions at Little Valley Elementary in St George on February 2, 3 and 4. Entry to the masterclass is just $20 and will include a session working with Chris and his coaching team on advanced goalkeeping techniques.

He oversees the youth development age phase goalkeeping coaching program at Liverpool FC and 7 Elite Academy. 


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Important Dates

Registration Deadline -  January 1, 2023

(Registration may close earlier if we reach full capacity before the deadline as we did in 2022)

Document and Roster Upload by- January 18, 2023

Roster Freeze - January 19, 2023

Games Begin - February 2, 2023


Pre-Academy: Mesquite, Nevada


U9-U12: Mesquite, Nevada


U13-U19: St George / Washington City

Referee Inquires

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We can't wait to welcome even more teams to the 7 Elite Academy International Tournament in 2023! 

The competition takes place at venues across Southern Utah and Nevada from February 2nd to 4th 2023 and attracted a record total of 270 teams in 2022.

Tournament organizers have been inundated with requests for registration from teams across the United States, resulting in registration being closed early - but contact us for any spare slots that remain.

The 7 Elite International Tournament hosts teams from Pre-Academy through to Under-18 levels, alongside entertainment and food options for families.

2022 7 Elite Tournament gets thumbs-up

The 2022 7 Elite International Tournament received a resounding seal of approval from players, coaches and parents after thousands of youngsters from across the world fought for honors over three days.
The popular competition attracted a record 270 teams to Southern Utah and Nevada - making it by far the fastest-growing youth tournament event in the region.

7 Elite International Tournament staged 'spectacular' 2021 event

The 7 Elite International Tournament has been declared “a wonderful showcase of soccer” after a record 198 teams battled it out for honors at venues across Saint George and Washington City.

Thousands of youth soccer players, families and coaches were treated to a feast of competitive action in the 2002 to 2012 brackets, alongside a Pre-Academy Jamboree for younger age groups.

2020 7 Elite Tournament is International success

The 7 Elite Academy International Tournament has been praised for its international flavor after thousands of young soccer players converged on the competition in Utah and Nevada.

The prestigious three-day event attracted 138 teams from across the world – ranging from Pre-Academy to Under-18 age groups – to a series of spectacular venues in Saint George and Mesquite.

2019 Tournament makes its mark in 7 Elite Academy calendar

The 7 Elite Tournament is becoming a “key event” in the development of the burgeoning youth soccer organization - that’s the prediction after the 2019 competition.

A total of 100 boys and girls teams from Utah and the western United States, including California, Nevada and Wyoming, took part in the three-day competition – making it the biggest in 7EA's history. A successful finals day saw twelve separate 7EA teams seal championship honors.

7 Elite Tournament makes a spectacular start to 2018

The first 7 Elite tournament has been declared a “massive success” after hundreds of youngsters took part in the three-day event in St. George. Organizers originally intended to run a two-day tournament, but added an extra day at late notice after 65 teams registered to play.

7 Elite Academy teams won five separate age divisions, including 03, 04 and 06 girls, as well as 04 and 08 boys. The academy also reached the finals in all eight boys categories and six out of seven of the girls age brackets.