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The 2022 Danvers SOCCER SALUTING SOLDIERS Festival

Danvers Youth Soccer is pleased to invite you and your team to the


Unlike our Annual Invitational Tournament held each May, the Festival will be open to Grade 2 and Grade 4 teams ONLY! It will take place on one site on Veterans Day weekend, and tournament entries will be limited to 50 teams. Also unlike our May event, this is NOT a fundraiser for Danvers Youth Soccer. Net proceeds will be donated to OPERATION TROOP SUPPORT, which provides comfort and support to our active duty troops in the all over the world, to our wounded troops at 6 military hospitals across the world, and to their families here at home. Please visit Operation Troop Support for more information.


Festival Details



Veterans Day Weekend, November 12-13, 2022



Gates Field, 178 Hobart Street, Danvers, MA 01923


Eligible teams:

The tournament is open to teams from Mass Youth Soccer or USYSA affiliated town organizations.

Grade 2 Boys and Girls: Attending 1st or 2nd grade and born on or after January 1, 2014 (Open Division)
Grade 4 Boys and Girls: Attending 3rd or 4th grade and born on or after January 1, 2012 (Divisions A-B-C)
Recreational, Intown, All-Star and Travel teams are equally welcome!
A maximum of 50 entries will be accepted!


Entry Fee:

Grade 4: The entry fee of $325 per team, payable to Danvers Youth Soccer, must accompany the team application.

Grade 2: A donation of $250 per team, payable to Danvers Youth Soccer, is requested to be included with the application.


Roster Size:

Gr 4: 14 players max., 7 players min.

Gr 2: 10 players max., 5 players min.


Game format:

Gr 2 5v5; Gr 4 7v7; 2-22 minute halves per ECYSA rules
Each team will play 3 games on ONE day, either Saturday or Sunday


Every participant will receive an award and souvenir tournament patch (up to 14 players per team)



Each team is responsible for providing patches for players to exchange after each match.

Please browse our website for all the details: www.danversyouthsoccer.org
For additional information and questions, email us at sssf2022@gmail.com

Application deadline is October 31st 2022 but the Festival may close groups or divisions in advance if the division or group is full.

Hope to see you in November!

Brendan Piscitello
Danvers Soccer Saluting Soldiers Festival Director

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