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Rayados Internacional

12th Annual Copa Rayados Internacional  

November 27 - December 1, 2024

The Woodlands-Houston

Early Registration Deadline: July 20

Final Registration Deadline: October 9      

CF Monterrey Rayados, the best professional youth academy in Mexico, and Premier Soccer Services welcomes your teams to the Copa Rayados Internacional in Houston and the Woodlands, TX.   The 11th year of the tournament sees the highest level of competition with international teams in the A and B flights.  "A" flights will have both LIGA MX and MLS Pro Club Academies.

 Unlike other youth tournaments in the USA sponsored by professional clubs, the Copa Rayados Internacional will have the top youth teams of Monterrey Rayados competing in the tournament . Additional major Mexican professional clubs also bring their academy teams.  International entrants are also invited from multiple countries.

Registration Date July 20 October 10 
U9-U10 $795 $895
U11-U12 $985 $1085
U13-U16 $1,195 $1,295
U17-U19 $1,495 $1,595

                                               *Separate packages and prices for international teams                                                                                                                                   







MLS NEXT protocol will be followed to allow for MLS NEXT approval in these age groups.  We will have the highest levels of organization, competition, international and domestic diversity, refereeing, and the highest quality of fields.   




Tournament Format

Under 9-Under 10 Boys Divisions 

  •  3 day tournament: Friday to Sunday 
  • 4 match guarantee 

  • Mini-game format on Friday and Saturday prior to Semifinal rounds. Teams will be reseeded based on round-robin results for Saturday afternoon semifinals and Sunday finals. 

   Under 11- Under 19 Boys Tournament Structure 

  • 5 match guarantee
  •  Games played Wednesday through Sunday
  • Mini-game format on Wed-Fri prior to Semifinal rounds  Teams will be reseeded based on round robin results for full length play on Saturday and Sunday


The primary complexes will be in The Woodlands area (Bear Branch, Gosling, Alden Bridge complexes).  We are happy to announce that we will have a minimum of 10 FIELDTURF Synthetic surface fields to use in addition to beautiful grass fields.  In the event of heavy rainfall, we will be able to adjust the schedule to move matches to FIELDTURF Fields to continue playing.
Bear Branch Sports Fields: 5205 Research Forest Dr, The Woodlands, TX 7738

Gosling Sports Fields: 4055 Marisco Pl, The Woodlands, TX 77384

Alden Bridge Sports Park: 4751 TX-242, The Woodlands, TX 77384





Other Information

International Teams Registration Process:  

Contact the office at: 1-210-305-4821 (USA) / +52 81-2188-0173 (Mex)  or tournamentdirector@premiersoccerservices.com to discuss the process.


Parking at the 12th Annual Copa Rayados Internacional will be FREE!  As we strive to continue to offer the best international tournament, in partnership with The Woodlands, there will be no event parking charges!


Hotel Bookings

Key Bookings is the housing bureau to serve your tournament accommodation needs.  HOTEL INFORMATION LINK

You MUST use this service. It is MANDATORY for participation in the tournament IF your team is traveling to the tournament and using hotels. If your team is local and not traveling, this does not apply.

Teams traveling must reserve a minimum of 8 rooms for Under 13 and older: for a minimum 5 night stay 

Teams traveling must a reserve a minimum of 6 rooms for Under 11-12: for a minimum 5 night stay.  

Teams traveling must reserve a minimum of 6 rooms for Under 9 -10: for a minimum 3 night stay. 

Teams not fulfilling the above housing requirements with reservations by October 15th will be required to pay a $650 per team surcharge before November 1st.

Team Requirements

Players may only be registered on one team.

• Teams are limited to a maximum of 14 (Under 9, 10,11,12)/ 22 (Under 13-19) players depending on age. See Permission to Host.  Note: for 22 player rosters- only 18 players may be selected for each game.

• Teams are limited to 5 guest players with the following requirements:

The team maximum roster size may not be exceeded.

Each guest player must have a laminated  player pass/ digital version or appropriate national association pass and medical release forms 


Age Divisions

NOTE: The tournament is following US Soccer protocal for Calendar birthyear age divisions and the Small Sided Games format (U9-12) as recommended for the 2024-25 seasonal year. 

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Office in USA: 1-210-305-4821

Office in Mexico: +52-81-2188-0173