Soccer Tournaments in ColoradoSoccer tournaments in Colorado start surprising early in the year considering the weather, with a coiple of high profile events taking place as early as February.
By springtime, tournaments like the Real Colorado Cup and the Colorado showcase are attracting teams to the complex at Dick's Sporting Goods field, where the Colorado Rapids play their home games. Meanwhile, in Colorado Springs, the Pikes Peak Invitational occupies 24 beautiful grass fields on three terraces at the US Air Force Academy.
Colorado is home to a number of well-known clubs, including the Colorado Rush (which hosts several events of its own each year), the aforementioned Real Colorado and the Colorado Storm.
Playing so high above sea level poses challenges that visiting youth teams seldom will have had to face before. It may not be the Azteca Stadium, but the altitude will still take your breath away, if you're not used to it.
Besides great soccer, visiting families can take in some of the most beautiful scenery anywhere in the United States, and there is plenty to do, particularly if you are the outdoors type. From riding the historic Royal Gorge Route Railroad to hiking in the Rocky Montain National Park. And major metropolitan centers like Denver and Boulder offer a wide array of family attractions. Check out the Colorado tourist board's official site if you're looking for ideas.
Meanwhile, here's our list of upcoming soccer tournaments in Colorado. Or, if you are looking for a specific event, you may way to try using our search function.