What: The annual Rise Soccer Club (formerly Houston Express) Power Cup tournament is the perfect tournament for all U8-U15 teams looking for a spring season warm-up tournament. With outstanding fields and great competition, make sure your team participates this year!
When: February 2-4, 2018
Only select games (between Houston based teams), if any, will be played Friday night.
Who: Boys/Girls U8-U15 – Academy/Rec Plus and Competitive Teams
U8 (Birth Year 2010) – Will have their own bracket(s) in U9 (and play 7v7)
U9 (Birth Year 2009) – 7v7
U10 (Birth Year 2008) – 7v7
U11 (Birth Year 2007) – 9v9
U12 (Birth Year 2006) – 9v9 or 11v11 (will have own bracket in U13 if enough teams)
U13 (Birth Year 2005) – 11v11
U14 (Birth Year 2004) – 11v11
U15 (Birth Year 2003) – 11v11
Cost: $475 for 7v7, $550 for 9v9 and $600 for 11v11
U8-U12 (7v7 and 9v9) – January 19th, 2018
U12 11v11, U13-U15 – January 12th, 2018
All players, parents, and coaches, and team managers should see the Welcome Packet for more tournament details, including score card information, field maps, and complex layouts, tournament activities, and restaurant discounts!
For 2018, we expect to have over 260 teams from all over Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma for U8-U15, with very competitive brackets in all age groups.
Flights and Brackets: List of flights and brackets.
2017 Teams: For a list of teams that participated last year, click here.
Clubs participating last year included:
Dynamos Soccer Club
Eclipse Soccer Club (now Rise Soccer Club)
Houston Dynamo Academy
Houston Express Soccer Club (now Rise Soccer Club)
Lonestars San Antonio
Pearland United (now Rise Soccer Club)
Space City Futbol Club (now Dynamo/Dash Youth)
Texas Rush (now Dynamo/Dash Youth)
Texans Soccer Club (Houston and Aggieland)
Texas United FC
Games will be played on some of the best fields in Houston, most of which are maintained and operated by Rise Soccer Club. Rise Soccer Club plants winter grass on many of the fields, so the fields are smooth and green and in the best possible condition for competitive play.
South Campus, 10001 Stella Link, 77025: Google Map.
Parking for Field #1/2 & 3 via Emery/Weiner School
Parking for Field #4, and Field #J via West Bellfort (West entrance)
Parking for all other fields (A-F) via West Bellfort (East entrance)
St. Catherine’s Montessori, 9821 Timberside 77025 (Adjacent to South Campus): Google Map.
North Campus / McGovern Park: 7222 Braes Blvd, Houston, TX 77025: Google Map
North Campus / Pershing Middle School, 3838 Blue Bonnet Blvd, 77025 (Parking via Stella Link): Google Map.
Missouri City Community Park, 31700 Glenn Lakes Ln, Missouri City, TX 77459: Google Map.
Lost Creek Park, 3703 Lost Creek Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77479: Google Map
Camp Sienna Sports Complex, 7725 Camp Sienna Trail, Missouri City, TX 77459 Google Map”
Pin Oak Middle School, 4601 Glenmont St., Bellarie, 77401 – Google Map
Episcopal High School, 4650 Bissonnet St., Bellaire, 77401 – Enter via Bissonnet and park in garage: Google Map
St. Agnes Academy Athletic Complex, 7611 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, TX 77036 – Most U12-U14 11v11 girls games – Google Map
St. Thomas Episcopal (STE) Athletic Complex – Willowbend, 4113 Willowbend Blvd., 77025 – Google Map
Strake Jesuit High School, 8900 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77036 – Enter at 6500 South Gessner Road for fields.Google Map
River Oaks Baptist School (Turf), 2300 Willowick Rd, Houston, TX 77027 – Google Map
2017 Express Tournament Field Maps:
Main Complexes – South Campus (including St. Catherine’s) / North Campus (McGovern / Pershing)
West U Rec., Pin Oak Middle School, Episcopal High School
St. Agnes and Strake Jesuit Map
Pictures of Fields:
General Tournament Information
Tournament Rules of Play 2017 – 7v7
Tournament Rules of Play 2017 – 9v9
Tournament Rules or Play 2017 – 11v11
STYSA Approved Application to Host 2017
All check-in will be electronic this year again. Details to come.
Coaches or a team representative are required to check-in their teams by electronic check-in:
Houston Express Tournament 2017 – Online Check-in Instructions
Required team documentation includes:
- All participating players should be on the team’s roster in GotSoccer along with their jersey numbers.
- Final Player Roster with numbers (signed by club registrar). Players not participating in the
tournament should be crossed off the roster. Guest players must be noted as such and can be hand written on the roster.
- Player Cards (laminated, with picture)
- Adult Participation Passes for all adults that will be on the player sidelines (STYSA teams)
- Travel Permit (for USYSA teams outside of South Texas)
- Medical Release forms (signed by parent / guardian) must be carried by the team manager / coach for all games, but will not be required for check-in
Rise Soccer Club has partnered with RoomRoster for the Reliant Power Cup 2018. RoomRoster is the world’s first comprehensive tournament and team accommodation management solution, and has pre-selected Official Tournament Hotels for this tournament in order to provide teams with the best options on value, location and amenities. Please note that staying in a RoomRoster Tournament Official Hotel is a condition of acceptance for teams requiring overnight accommodation. After tournament registration, an account is created for each team in the RoomRoster Event Support System. The team rep is emailed their team rep account login link to begin the hotel booking process. When the team rep selects the team hotel, a unique team member link is created and emailed to the team rep to forward to each team member to create their own reservation within the block.
Online links will be available soon.
Please do not hesitate to contact RoomRoster support by either phone at 1-888-723-2064 or at email@example.com should you have any questions or require any assistance during the hotel booking process.
If you have further questions please contact:
Rise SC Executive Director