Phone: (303) 694-6882 • Fax: (303) 694-4803• 8200 S. Akron St. Suite 122 Centennial, CO 80112 • Hours: Tues-Friday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Real Colorado Cup Tournament featuring Colorado Showcase


The 2018 Real CO Cup featuring the CO Showcase application will be open by October 15, 2017.

The 2018 Real CO Cup featuring the CO Showcase will be held May 25-29, 2017.

We will be adding the Broomfield Commons to our tournament venues for 2018.

More information will be posted very soon! Looking forward to having your team play!

RCC Extraordinary Tournament Rules


  • Follow us on Twitter@realcolosoccer – best for specific site and field information
  • Field Status on home page:  – updated daily
  • Weather Update Line: 720-360-3900 –updated daily
  • Urgent matter during tournament – go to HQ tent at your field/site

Click here for the 2017 Real CO Cup featuring the Colorado Showcase General Tournament Rules — AMENDED 5/4/17.

Team Check-In Information




  • DO NOT upload anything new in your team documents, as we will not be able to work on anything that has come in past noon yesterday.
  • We are still working on anything that came in before noon and will finish those teams today.
  • Any team without an RCC Verified Roster or any team making a change to an RCC Verified Roster, needs to complete a field check-in as indicated here.
  • NO roster changes after the start of your 1st game.

2)  CHANGES TO RCC VERIFIED ROSTER (adding Guest Player(s), etc.)

  • Be at  HQ tent at 1st game site no later than 60 mins.-there could be a line!
  • Write in Guest Player(s) Name and Info, jersey #, on your RCC Verified Roster
  • Bring 2 copies to HQ at site of 1st game with copies of guest player pass and travel docs, if appropriate, for us to keep.
  • We will  re-verify your roster with our stamp, date and initials.
  • SAME PROCESS FOR ANY OTHER ISSUES including missing RCC Policy/Rule/Team Info Form (found here), removing players, adding coach, etc.
  • Have all medical releases for all players and laminated passes at all times during the tournament.
  • NO roster changes after the start of your 1st game.


  • Be at  HQ tent at 1st game site no later than 60 mins.-there could be a line!
  • Bring 2 copies of your official, signed roster with any guest player(s) written in, non-playing players crosse d off.  All jersey #’s must be correct.
  • Bring copies of all player passes (including guests) and any travel papers, as appropriate, for us to keep.
  • Bring fully completed RCC Policy/Rule/Team Info form, found here.
  • Have all medical releases for all players and laminated passes at all times during the tournament.
  • NO roster changes after the start of your 1st game.


  • Please do not email Cindy about anything covered in this email.
  • If you have an issue not covered here, just plan on coming to the HQ tent at the site of your first game at least 60 minutes prior to your first game for assistance.


Area & Field Maps

Click these links for area map of hotels and fields and site maps.

Denver Metro Map Showing Field and Hotel Locations

Site Maps:

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park — 6000 Victory Parkway, Commerce City, CO  80022

Aurora Sports Park – 18601 E. Sports Park Dr., Aurora, CO  80011

Dove Valley Regional Park  — 13655 Broncos Parkway, Englewood, CO  80112-4150

Colorado Rapids Tickets

How to obtain your team’s Colorado Rapids Tickets for the
2017 Real Colorado Cup & Showcase

Every registered tournament team receives an allotment of complimentary tickets

11v11 receive fifteen (15) complimentary tickets

9v9 receive thirteen (13) complimentary tickets

Tickets are only available for one (1) of the three (3) following matches:

  • Saturday, May 13 – 2pm CO Rapids vs. San Jose Earthquake
  • Saturday, May 27 – 6pm CO Rapids vs. Sporting KC** Real Cup Weekend
  • Saturday, June 3 – 7 pm CO Rapids vs. Columbus Crew

*NOTE:  All complimentary tickets must be redeemed for the same match.  We will not divide complimentary tickets between multiple matches.


Additional Ticket Pricing

Seat Location Discounted Price
East Sideline $33
South End-line $28

Order Deadline:

  • All ticket orders must be placed by Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 5PM (MST)
  • Orders can be placed by contacting the Real CO Tournament Ticket Hotline at 303-727-3718 or
  • Ticket orders cannot be redeemed at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Park Box Office

Ad’dl details and information available at 303-727-3718 or

Thank you for your support of the Colorado Rapids!

2017 National Soccer Combine at the Real Cup

The 2017 National Soccer Combine at the Real CO Cup will be held at the following dates and times.  

ACADEMIC SESSIONS: Registration and Information Here

Thursday, May 25 – Limited to 2018-2020

6-7:30pm – Girls – Session

7:30-9:00pm – Boys – Session

SESSIONS OPEN TO ALL: Registration and Information Here

Friday  – May 26 – 2018-2021 players

9am – Girls – Session 1

10:30am – Boys – Session 1

12pm – Girls – Session 2

1:30pm – Boys Session 2

Please note that there may be some U15/’02 games played on Thursday evening but this will not be known until the schedule comes out on May 4.

CaptainU Profile Instructions


The Real Colorado Cup is again partnering with CaptainU to create the official roster book for college coaches.

·       Click this link to add your team roster to the event so your team and players are included. It is free and takes only five minutes to add your players’ basic information.

·       If you have a team account already, you just need to login, click on ‘Events’ at the top of the page, then add the tournament name so your roster is included in this year’s event.

·       Once you add your team, your players will receive an invitation to create a FREE CaptainU profile. CaptainU profiles give athletes and parents a tool to manage the college recruiting process and maximize their exposure to college coaches at the event.

·       If you have any questions, CLICK HERE to send your question to CaptainU!  OR  you can contact Katie Keyser directly at

2017 College Coaches Attending


Click here for the most up-to-date list of college coaches who have registered via gotsoccer.

2017 College Coach Registration Information

We invite all college coaches to this year’s Real CO Cup where we will offer excellent recruiting opportunities and even better amenities!

Our Registration Process is Two-Part:

  1.  Register to attend on gotsoccer here. This is how our teams and players will know you are attending so they can send you their schedules.
  2.  Register with Real Colorado directly here. (PLEASE NOTE: we need this form returned if you would like to reserve a ticket to attend the CO Rapids MLS game and BBQ on Saturday, May 27.)

Amenities Available for College Coaches attending the 2017 Real CO Cup featuring the CO Showcase:

  • National Soccer Combine, Academic Showcase: 6pm-9pm, Thurs., 5/25 AND General Sessions: 10am – 3pm on Friday,5/26, at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park  (Click here for National Soccer Combine information)
  • Great Hotel Rates at Colorado Showcase Hotels (Click here to go to Anthony Travel’s website for 2017 Real CO Cup)
  • Breakfast at your hotel, lunch and snacks at the Fields (Saturday, Sunday, Monday)
  • College Coach Hospitality Tent at Fields (sideline chairs, sunscreen available for your use)
  • Welcome Check-In Reception on Friday, May 26, 2 – 7 pm, at Cafe Eighteen76 at DSGP
  • Complimentary CO Rapids game ticket and BBQ on Saturday, May 27

Any questions:

Real CO Cup Photography and VIdeography

Real CO Cup Photographer:  YSPN.COM

  • YSPN Sports Photography will be covering teams for Action Photography BY REQUEST.  You can have your entire team covered, or parents can request their player to be covered.  More info and requests can be made here
  • YSPN will also be photographing Team Poster pictures during the Tournament.  Look for sample posters to be handed out during one of your games!

Real CO Cup Videographer: Colorado Sports Video

  • CSV offers one game for $190 or 3 for $540/$180 per game ($10/player for 18 players).
  • Teams purchasing their games prior to May 8 will receive an additional $10 discount using the coupon code EARLYBIRD.
  • Real CO Cup participants are offered a $150 discount when ordering a Premier Player Profile Video.
  • For reservations and information on any videography services for the Real CO Cup, please contact CSV at
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Be a Real Cup Referee

Would you like to be a Real CO Cup Referee?

CLICK HERE for all details and to sign up!

2017 Real Cup Rules

Click here for the 2017 Real CO Cup featuring the Colorado Showcase Rules — AMENDED 5/4/17..

2017 Real CO Cup Details


  • May 25-29, 2017, Memorial Day Weekend
  • Local teams including Colorado Springs, Boulder and Ft. Collins teams will begin play on Thursday, 5/25, 4:00, pm.
  • All out of state teams must be ready to play at 4:00, pm, on Friday, 5/26.
  • All championships will be played on Monday, 5/29, at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (U15+) and Aurora Sports Park (U10-14)
  • All traveling teams should be advised that there is no guaranteed end time for Monday games so departing flights or driving departures should not be planned prior to 7pm on Monday, 5/29.
  • Deadline to enter is April 24, but we will close age groups as we fill so DON’T WAIT!


  • Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (all U15+ teams) –  6000 Victory Way, Commerce City, CO 80022
  • Aurora Sports Park (U11-12-13-14 teams) – 18601 E. Sports Park Drive, Aurora, CO 80011
  • Dove Valley (U10-11-12 teams) – 13655 Broncos Parkway, Englewood CO  80112
  • Possible fourth location – TBD
  • NOTE: based on timing and team numbers, there could be some deviation from these sites, but this is our initial plan for hotel purposes.


  • All U15+ (1998/99 – 2002) teams will play in the Colorado Showcase Division.
  • 3 Game Guarantee, with brackets of 4, 8 or 5, as allowed by numbers of teams
  • FInalists and Champions will  receive team and player awards in all brackets
  • 200 college coaches attended last year
  • We offer great amenities for college coaches, which along with our terrific competition, keeps our attendance growing each year!
  • Maximum of 240 teams accepted in the CO Showcase Division so apply early!


  • U10-14 teams will play in Real CO Cup Division, in the formats described below
  • 4 game guarantee for all teams
  • FInalists and Champions will  receive team and player awards in all brackets


  • CO RAPIDS MLS Game tickets included in all team registrations.
    • U10-12 (2007-2005) teams playing 9v9    By 1/31/17 = $750       2/1/17 or later = $800
    • U13-14 (2004-2003) teams playing 11v11   By 1/31/17 = $950    2/1/17 or later = $995
    • U15-19 (2002-1998/99) teams playing 11v11 (CO SHOWCASE DIVISION)  By 1/31/17 = $1100  2/1/17 or later = $1200
  • ALL 9v9 TEAM REGISTRATIONS INCLUDE 13 TICKETS TO one of three CO RAPIDS MLS 2017 home game
  • ALL 11v11 TEAM REGISTRATIONS INCLUDE 15 TICKETS TO one of three CO RAPIDS MLS 2017 home games
  • ALL out-of-metro teams will have first choice of CO Rapids game to be played on Saturday, 5/27/17 at 7pm
  • Additional tickets will be available directly from the CO Rapids at discounted prices for team members, parents, etc.
  • No tournament games will be scheduled during the CO Rapids game so all teams can attend.
  • Local teams will be able to utilize their tickets at their choice of 2 games offered by the Rapids on other dates.
  • Get your tickets early!!!
  • Click here for Real CO Cup CO Rapids MLS Tickets info.


  • All teams requiring a hotel stay must make their reservations via Anthony Travel.
  • Last year we offered 50+ choices of hotels!
  • Book early to get your preferred location, room format and price.
  • Information to book is available here.


  • National Soccer Combine will be hosting a combine on Thursday, 5/25, 6-9pm and  Friday, 5/26, prior to the start of CO Showcase games at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.
  • Great opportunity for the CO Showcase top unsigned talent to display their skills for college coaches coming to recruit at our tournament.
  • Players wishing to participate will need to register individually as this is not team participation.
  • Click here for all information. (INFO COMING SOON)


  • 546 teams played in the 2016 Real CO Cup featuring the CO Showcase
  • 16 states were represented!
  • 200+ college coaches were in attendance at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park for the CO Showcase
  • Deadline to enter is April 24, but we will close age groups as we fill so DON’T WAIT!
  • We will be limiting the number of accepted teams once again, in order to improve the experience for participating teams.

QUESTIONS:  Cindy Thomas,

Stay-to-Play - Anthony Travel

All teams requiring a hotel stay must make their reservations through Anthony Travel.  We have over 30 hotels with great team amenities and in good locations for our 3 tournament sites.

Click here to go to the Anthony Travel website for all information.


Real CO Team Volunteer Assignments

  • PLEASE NOTE:  IF YOUR TEAM PLAYS AT MULTIPLE SITES, you could have Volunteer Assignments at each of those sites. Your team mightl be assigned wherever your team plays.
  • FOR 9v9 TEAMS PLAYING ON TURF FIELDS AT NORTH SIDE OF ASP –if your team is assigned to Fields 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, your volunteers will check in at the NORTH HQ Tent which is located on the pavillion right next to those fields (ASP turf).




September  2017
Events on September 5, 2017
  • Real Board Meeting
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: September 5, 2017 - 9:00 pm
    Location: 8200 S Akron St, Centennial, CO, United States Suite 122
    Description: Real Colorado is a Section 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization functioning under the auspices of Colorado Youth Soccer and is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who are elected by the membership. The Real Colorado Board of Directors meet on the first Tuesday of the month, 7:00 pm at the Real Colorado Soccer Office.
Events on September 6, 2017
  • Cubbies Summer Camp - Session #2
    Starts: 9:30 am
    Ends: September 6, 2017 - 10:15 am
    Description: $75.00

    Cubbies is a great way to introduce players to the game of soccer. Focus is on fun, creativity and age appropriate activities with and without a soccer ball. Some of our Cubbies favorite games include: Pick up the Laundry, A Day at the Zoo, Port and Starboard and ""Mr. Fox, Mr. Fox What Time Is It?""

    All Cubbies Campers will receive a Cubbies tee shirt.

    Contact: Theresa Echtermeyer