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Welcome to the 2022 Tournament,

Gates Youth Soccer, located just west of Rochester, NY,  presents the Metros FC Tournament and Festival, hosted by the Gates Metros. In 2020 this tournament hosted over 120 teams. We thank you for joining us for this fun and competitive travel soccer event taking place July 15-17, 2022.

All entering teams must provide proof of insurance and a valid player and staff roster from their respective organization. There will be no exceptions. The tournament director may reject applications for teams who cannot provide appropriate credentials.

July 16-18, 2021

Fun and Competitive Soccer Event

Tournament Housing

We work closely with Pellucid Travel to not only source the best hotels, but contract with a variety of hotels to fit all accommodations. We request to work with a wide variety of lodging partners in order to also secure excellent rates for all of our teams. In order to achieve this, we have a Stay to Play policy so that the hotels, cities, and counties are assured that the discounts they offer are used. We work closely with our lodging partners to track team reservations and the stay to play policy as well as ensure that there are enough rooms for all teams attending the event.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email Pellucid . We will make sure that your teams are taken care of and in the best fit.

Event Details

Tournament Description

  • Friday evening matches may be scheduled for local teams, or by request if desired. You may opt out of a Friday night match in the registration form
  • Round robin competition ages 11U-19U
  • Non-competitive play for ages 09U-10U
  • Three matches per team for all age divisions*
  • Championship match for eligible groups**
  • All 12U teams will play 9v9 on a modified field
  • Premier travel teams must play up one age level
  • Premier or Elite guest players may elevate your team to the next age bracket
  • Misrepresentation of team level will result in disqualification from the tournament
  • Please review Tournament Rules & Permissions

* All team entries are eligible to compete in three matches
** Certain groups may be eligible for a championship match, or in some cases may play a fourth match to decide winner

Tournament Overview

This soccer event is one of the best known youth soccer tournaments in the area for girls and boys travel soccer teams. This NYSWYSA sanctioned tournament offers a wide range of competition, for community based travel teams, to higher level competitive teams. We pride ourselves in our experience and knowledge in running an exciting, competitive, fun and professional tournament. This event is a favorite destination for teams from Canada and Western New York.

NYSWYSA Sanction Agreement

This event is sanctioned by New York State West Youth Soccer Association

 Tournament Venue

  • Total Sports Experience
  • Gates Town Park
    • 4310 Lyell Rd, Rochester, NY 14606
    • Also known as - First Responders Park

Please review the Event Details and Team Entry Validation requirements.  All teams are required to check-in at tournament headquarters (Total Sports Experience) on Friday evening (4:00 -8:00 PM), or on Saturday morning, one hour prior to your first match.

  • 880 Elmgrove Rd, Rochester, NY 14624
  • Located in the outdoor pavilion on the East side of the main building


Event Details and Team Entry Validation requirements for participation follow.

Submit For Checkin:

  • Signed rules document (last page only)
  • Signed event liability release form
  • NYSWYSA roster
  • Player passes
  • Staff risk management passes
  • Guest player form and passes (if required)

Tournament Docs

We are optimistic this event will be a celebration of Return to Play, however we do urge all of you to take precautions and follow the recommended behaviors, and requests of the facility staff and event hosts, in order to keep all who are in attendance safe and comfortable for the duration of the event.  Guidelines we adhere to appear on the website for Total Sports Experience

Each of us, each of you, are responsible to make this a safe Celebration of Soccer. Cooperate, abide by the guidelines, and let the teams play. Join us, in Rochester, and Return To Play!



Metros FC and Gates Youth Soccer welcome you to the Annual Gates Soccer Tournament!



July 15-17 2022

Register today for the Metros Soccer Tournament

For More Information:

Gates Youth Soccer League Inc