Arsenal Challenge 2020

Arsenal Challenge 2020

Welcome to the 2020 Arsenal Challenge Presented by Soccerloco
The 2020 Arsenal Challenge will be October 9-11 (u7/2014-U19/2002)


Team Check-In
Mandatory check in for all Maricopa County teams will take place Wednesday Oct 7th (olders) from 5:30pm- 8:00pm at Paloma Soccer Complex.  The complex is located at 3215 S Sossaman Rd, Mesa, AZ 85212.  Teams will need to present signed medical releases and player passes for all players.  Out of county teams will need to check-in their teams no later than one hour before game time at the field where they are playing their first game on Saturday morning.

1. COVID-19 Policy/Guidelines- CLICK HERE TO ACCESS 

2. COVID Field restrictions and viewing- CLICK HERE TO ACCESS- UPDATED

Due to COVID-19 the Arsenal Challenge will not be providing Tents or Seating.  Teams can bring these at their own discretion.


Arsenal Challenge Games will be played at the following venues listed alphabetically.  You can click on the venue to see the field layout for that site and what the spectator seating will be at each venue.

Copper Sky- 44345 M.L.K. Jr. Blvd, Maricopa, AZ 8513
Crossroads Park- 2155 East Knox Road Gilbert, AZ 85296- UPDATED
Desert Sky- 6624 S Power Rd Gilbert, AZ  85212
Discovery Park- 2214 E Pecos Gilbert, AZ 85295- UPDATED
Eagles Sports Complex- 828 E Broadway, Mesa, AZ 85204
Nos Santos Soccer Complex- 12033-12341 S Sossaman Rd, Mesa, AZ 85212
Paloma Soccer Complex- 3200 South Sossaman Road Mesa, AZ 85212
Quail Run- 4155 East Virginina Avenue Mesa, AZ 85215
Red Mountain- 905 North Sunvalley Blvd. Mesa, AZ 85207
Rose Mofford- 9833 N 25th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85021

All teams will be guaranteed 3 games minimum

U7-U8 Academy 4v4 ($250)
U9-U10 Academy 7v7 ($400)
U11 & u12 9v9 ($595)
U13 – U14 ($795)
U15 – U19 ($850)

League Schedule Conflicts:  Unfortunately we cannot guarantee the ability to work around league schedules.  Please be sure to black out our tournament weekend on your league schedule requests.

Coaching Conflicts:  We will attempt to accommodate a maximum of 2 teams per coach.  For coaches with 3 or more teams we will try to accommodate schedule requests but cannot guarantee.

Click Here for Arsenal Challenge 2014/7U and 2013/8U Academy Rules
Click Here for Arsenal Challenge 2012/9U and 2011/11U Academy Rules
Click Here for Arsenal Challenge 2010/11U-2002/19U Rules

Hotels:  The 2020 Arsenal Challenge is a Stay & Play event.  Please see the below for booking links for each weekend:

October 9th-11th:

We will be hosting a Webinar on the Use of Technology in Youth Soccer on Thursday 8:00pm with presentation from our Tournament Partners: VEO, Instat, and CollegeFitfinder.  See the below for meeting info that Coaches and Team admin are encouraged to attend.

CLICK HERE for a recording of the Technology in Youth Soccer Webinar

We are excited this year to welcome current Sounders FC Director of Player Development and former US Soccer West Talent ID Managers Henry Brauner to present on "Evidence Based Coaching."  This webinar will take place on Saturday, 10/10 at 8:00pm.  See the below for meeting info that coaches are encouraged to attend.

Topic: Arsenal Challenge | Keynote Speaker: Henry Brauner- Evidence Based Coaching
Time: Oct 10, 2020 08:00 PM Arizona

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 822 3324 3784
Passcode: 551655

Be sure to follow us on Social Media for Arsenal Challenge Updates:

Twitter: @AZArsenalSC
Instagram: AZArsenalSC 
Facebook: @AZArsenalSC


If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact our Tournament Director via email at: