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Game Schedules for this tournament will be posted Thursday, two days prior to the event by 5:00pm mst.
Results for this tournament will be posted after each game.

Vail, Colorado Jul 29-31, 2016

Tournament Date

Starts: Fri, Jul 29, 2016
Ends: Sun, Jul 31, 2016

Registration Deadline

Thu, Jul 28, 2016 1:00 PM MST


Ford Fields
South Frontage Road East
Vail, Colorado 81657

General Information

Event Director: Bryce Thornburg
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Alt Event Director: David Acker
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Registration Fee: $180.00 - $350.00 Per Team

Additional Details

The highest 3v3 tournament in the country!  All games are played at an elevation of 8,000 feet or above. Nestled in Colorado’s Vail Valley, Ford Park and Vail Athletic Fields host the Kick It 3v3 World Championships.  From great dinning and recreation to beautiful rocky mountain views this event brings in over 300 teams to compete.  For over 15 years Kick It and the Town of Vail have teamed up to bring you one of the best soccer tournaments on the planet.  



Gold/Silver Division (OPEN)

All teams qualify for the open division by participating in a Kick It 3v3 event.

Teams that qualify, as a gold or silver team will be placed in the OPEN division for pool play games. Teams placement is based on record, rankings and overall team resume. After pool play teams will be split into Gold and Silver playoff division.


Elite Invitational Division (EID)

Qualification Requirements for the EID are very strict, only the best of the best 3v3 soccer teams are invited
Top 2 Teams from each Kick It 3v3 Regional Championships
Top 4 Teams from 2015′s Kick It World Championships
Top 4 Teams from 2015′s USA 3v3 Nationals
Top 4 Teams from 2016′s Disney 3v3 Championships


Each Player Receives:

Minimum of 5 games
Official Kick It 3v3 World Championship Tournament T-Shirt
Awards for each player on the top 4 teams in each division (Silver, Gold, Elite)
Chance to win great prizes at on-site contests
Opportunity to sample fantastic sponsor items Free samples are available to all attendees


Tournament Weekend Schedule:

3 day event – games are played Friday, Saturday and Sunday
King of the Pitch Soccer Challenge on Friday night in Downtown Vail Village
Split Site event –  Ford Fields and Valley Athletic Fields (walking distance)
Tournament Game times:

King of Pitch

King of The Pitch 3v3 Soccer Challenge at Solaris Plaza in Vail Village is a free event open to the public. Free prizes, contests, music, restaurants and entertainment surround the pitch. Stop by for a game to see if you can be the “King of the Pitch”

Chelsea FC and Kick It are searching for youth players to join the Chelsea FC Developmental Academy in London. Tryouts take place in New York, New Jersey, and Colorado.

Host Hotel Information:


Evergreen Lodge is pleased to offer Kick It 2016 participants the following discounted hotel room rates for July 28-31, 2016:
Rates starting at $129.00 for 2 queens valley!
Rates do not include tax of 9.8% and hotel’s service fee of $15 per night.

Please call reservations at 970.476.7810 to book!



The Holiday Inn Vail welcomes guests to their home away from home. Offering Kick It 2016 participants the following discounted hotel room rates for July 28-31, 2016:

Rates starting at $169.00 for a double
1-888-HOLIDAY, and just reference Kick It 3v3 Soccer.
OR, they can book online via www.holidayinn.com/vailco, using the group code KIK
Complimentary wifi and a complimentary guest shuttle


The Vail Marriott Mountain Resort is proud to be an officail hotel for
the World Championships. Offering Kick It 2016 participants the following
discounted hotel room rates for July 29-31, 2016:

Rates starting at $169.00


Event Parking Information:


Parking at Ford Park is extremely limited. Rate is $10 upon each entry. Drop off is available across from the Ford Park Bus Stop;  5 minute limit/no unattended vehicles. It is recommended that you park for free in the Vail Village or Lionshead Parking Structure and take the free Special Events Bus, which circles to Ford Park on demand from the top deck of either parking structure and will take you directly to the venue in less than 10  minutes. Bus service begins 1 hour before the event begins and runs  until ½ hour after the end of the daily event schedule. For direct access to the Vail Athletic Field, take the in-town shuttle, which stops in the turn-around adjacent to the field.



Vail, Colorado:

Vail, Colorado, is a small town at the base of Vail Mountain, home of the massive Vail Ski Resort. Set within White River National Forest, the town is a gateway for winter sports like skiing and snowboarding. It’s also a summertime destination for golfing, hiking and cultural festivals. Gore Creek, popular for fly fishing, runs directly through the town center.


Weather Updates:

There are no weather updates at this time; games will be played as scheduled.  Check back here for more information or future updates if the weather changes.



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Our sponsors for the
Kick It World Championships: Vail, CO are:

Evergreen Lodge
Kona Ice
USA 3v3 Soccer
Disney 3v3 Championships
2017 3v3 World Championships
Holiday Inn Vail
Chelsea FC
King of the Pitch
Horizon Organic