2024 Copa Rayados Chicago information for participating teams

NOTE: Schedules and Bracketing will be posted 2 weeks before event


ALL TEAMS MUST FOLLOW THE Online Team Check in instructions below.  Online Check in Opens June 9th.

If teams do not check in online, as posted, they will be required to check in at tournament headquarters on Friday June 28 (the first day of the tournament) between 430pm-630pm.  Teams will not be eligible to play without a stamp approved roster from check in. 

Online Team Check in:

              Deadline to upload all documents: June 19 Wednesday at Midnight

You will upload into GotSport all the following for Team Check in:

A) Official State Roster / or/ US Club Soccer Roster / or National organization roster (if other) : with all players that will be playing on the roster - with uniform numbers on the rosters [the rosters must be uploaded – we do not use the GOTSport generated rosters that some registrations systems use]- upload the official roster. 

NOTE:  Guest players - can be written in on the rosters:  all players need to have uniform numbers on the  rosters.  Guest players must have player card, medical release, and guest player form from your state association if required.

B)  Medical Liability Release form:  This is posted on the website as well as HERE

  •           All families and staff must sign

C) Player ID cards- from a national/ state soccer governing body – such as USSSA, USYS State Associations, SAY Soccer, and US Club Soccer.  

D) Traveling Teams- All traveling teams must complete this form as part of the torunament check in process in order to receive a stamped approved roster and compete in the tournament - You are requried to fill out the hotel suvey( Hotel name and address, number of rooms, and names the rooms are under will all players listed on the roster.) SURVEY

E) For teams outside of Illinois:  Permission to travel per your national association policies if required. (note: US Club Soccer and USSSA rostered teams do not need permission to travel forms per their national association rules).  

F) Teams will receive a stamped roster in return which they will need print 4 copies and bring to all matches.   This will be emailed to the listed PRIMARY CONTACT on the GOTSport tournament team registration- if this needs to be a different person, please update your GOTSport application information. 

Game Procedures:  Teams will be responsible for having all rosters/ player cards/ medical releases.  Team will provide a stamped tournament roster to the game officials of each game in addition to the player/ coach cards .  Teams must be at the fields with all documents a minimum of 30 minutes prior to the matches.

Field Map:  FIELD MAP

Parking at Waukegan Sports Park: There is a $5 a day parking charge for a parking pass.  

Rules:  LINK - NOTE: per the sanctioning, governing bodies, players cannot "play down"/ "bio band" in younger age groups, regardless of if they are rostered on the team - all players must be in their age groups - or can play up to older age groups. 

Tournament Headquarters:  This is at the pavilion in the middle of the complex where concession is located.

Monterrey Rayados:  We are excited to partner with LigaMX powerhouse CF Monterrey Rayados.  There will be scouts and directors at the tournament to identify future talent! 

Boys Champions:  Division winners will earn free and guaranteed entry to the Copa Rayados Internacional in Houston.


Copa Rayados Chicago Staff