EPIC TOURNAMENT

UPDATE 5/6/22 @ 1pm:  Unfortunately, due to the rainfall and flooding forecasted throughout the weekend for our entire area, EPIC 2022 is canceled. Additional communication will be sent to teams. We appreciate your patience as we continue to work through the situation.

 

**For those staying in hotels, the vendor: Stay, Play, Made Simple will cancel all reservations automatically, penalty-free. Please do not call their office.**

YMS EPIC Tournament

May 7-8, 2022

Girls & Boys Teams

TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR:

Mike Corso - tournaments@ymssoccer.net

2022 EPIC Logo

If you are interested in being a referee for our annual YMS EPIC tournament, please fill out this REFEREE INTEREST FORM. You must have a current license with USSF.

EPIC Sponsors

About EPIC

Now in our 33rd year, we once again host YMS EPIC in memory of longtime YMS Tournament Director and coach Bob "Doc" Dougherty. Though Bob is no longer with us, he is still remembered for his dedication to this tournament and to the club over the years.

EPIC is one of the most popular tournaments in the Northeast and is a Featured Event GotSoccer Tournament.  Levels of play range from Travel to Premier to ensure we offer competitive games for everyone. All teams are guaranteed at least 3 games.

Tournament Highlights:

  • First time -- open to girls AND boys!
  • Schedule flexibility for coaches to avoid conflicts
  • 3 referee system for all 9v9 & 11v11 games
  • Large soccer complexes in Bucks County PA & across the river in Mercer County, NJ
  • 3 games guaranteed
  • Friday night games available
  • Champions & finalists awards
  • Online registration & check-in
  • GotSoccer tournament - points awarded
  • Concessions & vendors at most locations
  • Customized tournament apparel
  • Multi-team discount available

Entry Fees

U9/U10 - 7v7: $595

U11/U12 - 9v9: $695

U13-U19 - 11v11: $795

Multi-Team Discount

$50/team discount for clubs sending 5 or more teams

Register Now, Pay Later

We offer teams the ability to register now and to pay later, when you have collected your spring team fees. 

Locations

All games will be played in and around Yardley, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Tournament Headquarters will be at 1000 River Road, Yardley, PA. Fields are located minutes from I-295 at the PA/NJ border.

Sanction

The tournament is approved by the Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Association and will be played in accordance with FIFA rules. US Youth Soccer Permission to Travel forms are not required for US Club and USYS Region I teams accepted into the EPIC Tournament. The only exception being USYS teams from New Jersey and Connecticut. All USYS Teams located outside of Region I must obtain an approved US Youth Soccer Permission to Travel Form, approved by a duly authorized State or National Association representative, to attend the EPIC Tournament.

Competition

EPIC will offer divisions in U9 to U19. Only club teams will be permitted. No tournament teams will be allowed. GUEST players must be evidenced by proper documentation. Five guest players per team are the maximum allowed. Valid player passes must be shown at the time of registration for all players. 

Awards

Awards will be given to the champions and finalists in each bracket. 

Application Deadline

The deadline to apply for the 2022 EPIC Tournament is Friday, April 1, 2022. Teams applying after the deadline will be placed on the waitlist.

For teams who advance to the final rounds of the State Cup finals, all efforts will be made to work around your schedule. If this cannot be done after all efforts are exhausted, the team will receive a full refund, after the approval of the tournament director. We are a player-friendly tournament and strive to give all the kids the most competitive play possible, at all levels. Good luck to all the teams!

Tournament Director

Mike Corso

Phone: (267) 799-6372
Tournament Mailing Address
YMS EPIC Tournament
255 Lower Morrisville Road
Fallsington, PA 19054

Field Locations

MACCLESFIELD PARK

1000 River Road, Yardley, PA 19067

**NO PARKING PERMITTED IN SURROUNDING NEIGHBORHOODS**

FRIENDSHIP FIELD

455 Ward Avenue, Chesterfield, NJ 08515

SAWMILL YMCA

185 Sawmill Rd., Hamilton Twp., NJ 08620

PENNSBURY HIGH SCHOOL EAST

705 Hood Blvd., Fairless Hills, PA 19030

 

 

PENNSBURY MIDDLE SCHOOL COMPLEX

Pennwood Middle School

1523 Makefield Rd, Yardley, PA 19067

 

EDGEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

899 Oxford Valley Road, Yardley, PA 19067

 

 

ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST CHURCH

752 Big Oak Road, Yardley, PA 19067

 

MERCER COUNTY PARK

Two entrances into facility:
  • Hughes Drive & Paxson Ave., Hamilton Twp., NJ
  • Mercerville-Edinburg Rd. & Paxson Ave., Hamilton Twp., NJ
*Note: Drive along Paxson Ave. and follow signs for Soccer Fields 3-9

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