Dublin Charity Cup


The 29th Annual Dublin Charity Cup
Sept. 1st & 2nd, 2018
Dublin, Ohio

Thanks everyone for another successful tournament

Benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio
Hosted by the Dublin Soccer League in cooperation with the City of Dublin

Welcome to Charity Cup links for 2018:

2018 Team Schedules, Fields & Scores

        2017 Game Scores                      2017 Div Sheets

Crowne Plaza Columbus-Dublin Hotel
600 Metro Place North, Dublin, Ohio  43017,
614-764-2200

This tournament has been sanctioned (Sanction Form) by the Ohio South Youth Soccer Association, affiliated with US Youth Soccer, USSF and FIFA.

When:  Competition will begin at 8:00 am on Saturday, September 1, 2018, and ends on Sunday, September 2, 2018.
Team registration will be held on Friday, August 31, 2018, at the Crowne Plaza Columbus-Dublin Hotel, 600 Metro Place North, Dublin, Ohio  43017, 614-764-2200, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Only the team coach or representative is required to attend.
Entry Fee:  U-9/10 teams – $465;  U-11/12 teams – $485;  U-13 & up – $515.
Where:  Darree Fields, 6259 Cosgray Road, Dublin, OH  43016.  (Please Note: Do not use recreation field layouts for tournament field locations.) The site is within easy access of many fine hotels and restaurants. A full-service concession stand and soccer store will be available.  Each game is officiated by three USSF certified referees.
What: Each participating team will play a minimum of three games.
Awards: Finalists in each division will receive individual awards.
Who: Applications are invited from teams that are duly registered with their respective State and/or National Association. Players must be registered to the team making the application and play for one team only. All teams and players accepted to the tournament will be verified. Players with valid photo player passes will be permitted to play. Coaches must comply with Ohio’s Return-To-Play law regarding concussion education. Coaches, players and parents must be able to demonstrate compliance with Ohio’s Lindsay’s Law regarding Sudden Cardiac Arrest. For information on these subjects or a complete list of tournament rules, see the links above.

Age Groups (BOYS/GIRLS)

11v11 Full Sided Games 9v9 Small Sided Games 7v7 Small Sided Games
Boys U-14/15
Born 2004
& after
Boys U-13
Born 2006
& after
Boys U-12
Born 2007
& after
Boys U-11
Born 2008
& after
Boys U-10
Born 2009
& after
Boys U-9
Born 2010
& after
Girls U-14/15
Born 2004
& after
Girls U-13
Born 2006
& after
Girls U-12
Born 2007
& after
Girls U-11
Born 2008
& after
Girls U-10
Born 2009
& after
Girls U-9
Born 2010
& after

Maximum number of players on any one team’s roster:

  • U-9 and U-10 playing seven-a-side, maximum of 14, including up to 4 guests.
  • U-11 and U-12 playing nine-a-side, maximum of 16, including up to 4 guests.
  • U-13 and U-14/15 playing eleven-a-side, maximum of 18,  with up to 4 guests.

Players may play for only one team in the tournament. Switching teams by players is not permitted. A maximum of four (4) guest players is permitted in all age groups. U-14 teams are officially entered in a U-14/15 division to accommodate teams with “trapped” or “orphaned” eighth-grade players, however, if numbers of teams permit, teams may be split into separate U-14 and U-15 divisions. All of a team’s players must be within the guidelines for the tournament division age group. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to the above player/team requirement.

For a complete set of tournament rules, click on the Tournament Rules link.

Entry Information

Please use the convenient Online Registration process. A printed Entry Form (Entry Form) is available, if desired (entry form must be printed on one page, portrait mode): complete, sign, and mail (with check or money order to Dublin Charity Cup for the appropriate amount; $465 (U-09/10); $485 (U-11/12); or $515 (U-13 & up) to:
Dublin Charity Cup, PO Box 501, Dublin, OH  43017

  • To be considered on-time, Entry Form should be received by July 20, 2017. Entries will be considered after this date.  First Class Postage is 49 cents. 
  • Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will be sent around August 10, 2017.
  • For assistance with hotel accommodations, contact the Dublin Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1-800-245-8387.

We appreciate your interest in the Dublin Charity Cup, now in its twenty-ninth consecutive year. In the past twenty-eight years, more than $500,000 has been donated to charity. In 2017, over 100 teams from al areas of Ohio participated in the tournament resulting in a donation of over $24,500 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio.

Inclement weather is always a possibility and such weather may result in abbreviated or cancelled games. In the event of tournament cancellation due to inclement weather, there is no guarantee of a refund.

For more information, email CharityCup@DublinSoccer.net or contact John Muir at 614-793-8320 or fax 614-793-9626.