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Kris Thetford Memorial Cup

Cleburne Soccer Association Logo Kristopher Ryan Thetford was born on September 27th of 1985 to Jon and Kim Thetford. Kris was a very kind hearted loving kid who loved playing soccer. Adored by many in the area, he enjoyed working with the kids and helping them learn the game until his premature passing at the age of 15 in 2000.

For ten years, Jon served as President of Cleburne Soccer Association (CSA). At the time of his election, the CSA had 432 kids involved in soccer. During his time as president the financial stability of this non-profit organization flourished into what it is today, thus allowing the Cleburne Soccer Association the means to help needier families who can't quite cover the fees it cost for their kid(s) to play.

Now, the Cleburne Soccer Association is 900 kids strong thanks to the efforts put forth by Jon and Kim Thetford. Jon and Kim contributed countless hours toward the success of the Cleburne Soccer Association to make it what it is today, the largest association in the Metroplex Soccer Alliance.

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Although Jon is no longer the President of CSA, he and Kim both continue to work hard to help allow the CSA to provide a great soccer experience for the kids of Johnson County, TX.

Now in its third year, this tournament is dedicated to the memory of Jon and Kim's son, Kristopher Ryan Thetford. Although organizers have set a deadline of November 1 for submission of applications, brackets may fill before this deadline, so it is recommended that you submit your application, roster, and fee payment as early as possible to ensure acceptance.





Hosted by: Cleburne Soccer Association
Location: Cleburne, TX
Dates: November 11-13
Setting: Outdoor/Grass
Youth/Adult:Youth
Ages: U6-U16
Format: 4v4, 5v5, 7v7, 11v11
Level: Open
Gender:Boys & Girls
Cost:U6 $100
U8 $120
U10 $200
U9-U10 Academy - $300
U12-U16 (Rec) - $250
U12-U16 (Comp) - $350
Application Deadline: November 1
Tournament Director: Chad Sutherland
Contact Info: Email


Places to Stay in the Area

This is a "stay to play" tournament, which means that visiting teams are required to stay in hotels that are approved by the tournament organizers as a condition of participation. This may require merely booking rooms at one of the designated hotels, or it may require booking them specifically through the tournament's own designated housing service. Check the tournament website for full details.


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