May 24-26, 2013
at Fields for Kids in La Crosse, WI
U5 through Adult
Welcome to the home of the 2013 Gundersen Cup which will be held May 24-26, 2013
The Gundersen Cup is a soccer tournament to benefit two organizations in the Coulee Region: Gundersen Global Partners and the Coulee Region United Soccer Association.
A big THANK YOU to the Viterbo Women's Soccer Team for their assistance in the planning and promotion of this event!
Who can participate?
The Gundersen Cup is open to all teams, male and female, ages U5 through Adult. Teams will be divided into age brackets, and U9 and older co-ed teams will be placed in the appropriate boys age division. U5-U8 teams will play under the "Friday Night Lights" just like the pros! Also, Adult teams will play small-sided, 5 v 5 games. Please see the Team Registration and Information page for more details on the age divisions. In 2012, more than 120 teams registered to play, and we expect even more teams in 2013!
How much can I expect to play?
U7 through Adult teams are guaranteed three games; U5-U6 are guaranteed 2 games.
When will the Gundersen Cup games start and end?
Games will begin the evening of Friday, May 24, and end Sunday, May 26.
Where will the Gundersen Cup be played?
All games will be played at the award-winning Fields for Kids soccer complex at 2500 Hauser St., La Crosse, WI.
Where should I park at the Fields for Kids soccer complex?
There are 2 parking lots at Fields for Kids - the North Parking Lot off of Hauser Street, and the South Parking Lot off of Cunningham Street, as well as overflow parking lots if needed. Anyone wishing to park in one of the parking lots must purchase either a day pass for $3 or a weekend pass for $5. Every weekend parking pass comes with a FREE car wash from Ship Shape Car Wash, a $10 value! Click this link to download a 2013 map showing the fields and parking lots.
What are the tournament rules for the 2013 Gundersen Cup?
Please click this link to download a copy of the 2013 Gundersen Cup tournament rules.
Will the games be scored in this event?
Saturday and Sunday games for U9 and older teams will be played in a tournament format with official scoring and championship games. However, Friday night games for U5-U8 teams will be played in a jamboree format with no official scoring.
Will substitutions to my team roster be allowed?
When each team checks in prior to the start of their first game, their respective roster is frozen. All players become official with that roster and no additional players can be added to the roster.
Will referees preside over each game?
Yes, referees will be present for all games.
How do I find out about changes to the game schedule?
Please check the Game Schedule page on this website for the most up to date information. Game schedules will be finalized and posted by May 17th. If you have questions about weather-related changes to the schedule, you can call the Gundersen Cup Hotline at 608-775-1904 or 1-800-362-9567 x51904.
Can I buy a t-shirt at the tournament if I didn't pre-order one?
Yes, a limited number of t-shirts will be available for sale at the soccer complex.
When do I need to enter?
The deadline for team registrations is Monday, May 6, 2013. If you have any questions on your registration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What does it cost?
Registration fees vary by age division. The entry fee can be paid by check or credit card.
Do I need to send a roster form with my registration?
- U5-U6: $55
- U7-U8: $80
- U9-U10: $165
- U11-U12: $190
- U13-U14: $215
- There is no U15-U18 age division in 2013
- Adults: $170
Yes, please send a copy of your team's official roster with the registration form. If you do not have an official roster, please click here to download a roster form for the 2013 Gundersen Cup.
How do I register my team?
Please click here to print the registration form
and send with a roster form and payment to:
Gundersen Medical Foundation
Attn: Gundersen Cup Registration, C03-006
1836 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601
Do you have a flyer about the event that I can share with others?
Yes! Click here to download a flyer about the 2013 Gundersen Cup
that you can email to your friends and colleagues or put up at your place of business!