Step onto the field and experience the holiday magic at the 5v5 Holiday Classic. Witness fast-paced competition, incredible goals, and a festive atmosphere as teams compete in this action-packed event!
December  27 , 2024 -
December  30 , 2025

5V5 Holiday Classic

Registration Deadline: 12/6/24
Age Ranges: 9U – 19U, Adults
Game Length: 40 Min. (20 min halves)
The Holiday Classic is a non-sanctioned tournament and accepts all teams, which include: club, intraclub, tournament teams or even just a group of friends who want to play.
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Our most popular indoor soccer tournament has become an annual holiday tradition! Youth and adult divisions are offered.

Join us this holiday season for fun and exciting competition in the NSC’s annual 5v5 Holiday Classic Indoor Soccer Tournament. The Holiday Classic is a non-sanctioned tournament and accepts all teams, including club, intraclub, tournament teams or even just a group of friends who want to play.

Tournament Features

  • Tournament will be conducted as one open flight
  • Depending on total number of teams in identified age divisions, the tournament may combine age divisions and/or break out competitive levels
  • Teams will be notified prior to tournament if groups are combined
  • Team awards for champions
  • Best dressed coach awarded (wear your ugliest sweater or your best holiday suite!)
  • Played in the NSC Sports Hall on infill turf
  • World Cup groups
  • Three-game guarantee
  • All games played in the same day
  • 40-minute games (20-minutes halves)
  • Top teams advance to playoffs
  • Artificial turf surface (field size approx. 30 x 55 yards)
  • Four field players and a goalkeeper
  • 10 Player Max Roster
  • Sub on the fly

The NSC is excited to announce the addition of the Adaptive Middle School & High School Divisions! Team placement, coaches, and pinnies will be provided. Individual registration – $38/player.

You can find the Application at the top of this page for the Holiday Classic Adaptive Division!

2023 Schedules and Results can be found at the link below.

2023 Holiday Classic Results

2024 Schedules will be released on Mon. Dec. 16th, 2024



Youth Divisions
2024 Tournament rules will abide by the 2025 MYSA Season birth year chart (link coming soon)

9U/10U Girls
11U Girls
12U Girls
13U Girls
14U Girls
15U Girls
16U Girls
17U Girls
18/19U Girls

9U/10U Boys
11U Boys
12U Boys
13U Boys
14U Boys
15U Boys
16U Boys
17U Boys
18/19U Boys

Middle School Adaptive Division (11-14 yrs old)
High School Adaptive Division (14-18 yrs old)

Adult Divisions (18+)
Adult Open Coed
Men’s Open
Women’s Open


Teams will play their three guaranteed games and play-off games (if qualified) in the same day, according to the dates listed per division.

  • Wednesday, Dec. 27 – Coming Soon
  • Thursday, Dec. 28 – Coming Soon
  • Friday, Dec. 29 – Coming Soon
  • Saturday, Dec. 30 –  Coming Soon

These dates are subject to change depending on number of teams registered. Teams may be scheduled to play during the day.

All Required Forms are due: Friday, Dec. 20, 2024

1. Complete online Tournament Roster using the Holiday Classic Team Manager Account (Link Coming Soon). 

  • Manage the team roster online to add, drop, or edit player information for the event. 
  • Access the account by using the Team ID number received after being accepted into the event. Be sure to click on “Create Pwd” if it is your first time accessing the account. 
  • Verify Concussion Training – Check the box indicating concussion training has been completed. (This is a requirement of the state of Minnesota Statute 121A.37. The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention has a free, online course entitled “HEADS UP” is accessible by the link here.) 
  • Click “Manage Players” button to add players to the NSC Roster. This will allow parents/guardians to complete the online NSC Player Waiver. 

2. Parents/Guardians complete the online NSC Player Waiver using NSC Event HQ. 

3. Submit/Upload Proof of Age. 

  • Proof of age (birth certificate, passport, player pass, driver’s license, etc.) is required for all players.  
  • Upload the player’s proof of age through your NSC Event HQ account. Log in and go to Customer Tools and then File Upload (Only files with the extensions “png”, “pdf”, “gif” and “img” can be uploaded). 

The Best Dressed Coach of the tournament will be awarded a $50 Gift Card.

– A photo must be emailed to Tournament Director by December 31st at 10AM. Winner will be announced shortly after the conclusion of the event.
– The photo must be taken in front of our Holiday Classic Photo Backdrop.
– The winner can consist of more than one coach, but must be coaches from the same team.
– Outfit must be holiday themed to win.

Refunds will not be issued. Teams dropping from the tournament prior to the registration deadline will receive a voucher in the amount of the team fee paid. The voucher is valid within one year of the event and can be used for the following NSC tournaments. Using the voucher is based on availability and does not guarantee acceptance into the event. 

  • NSC March Mayhem 2025 
  • NSC Kick or Treat 2025
  • NSC Holiday Classic 2025

Teams dropping from the tournament on or after the registration deadline will not receive a voucher. 

Weather Cancellation Policy – If cancellation of the entire tournament occurs due to weather conditions, each team will receive a refund in the amount of the tournament fees or a voucher to be used at future NSC 2025 events. This does not apply to weather delays, shortened, rescheduled games and/or cancellation of tournament games after the event has begun. 

Event Cancellation Policy – The following policy will be enacted IF an event hosted by the National Sports Center MUST be canceled by the directives of the State of Minnesota or the Minnesota Department of Health. Please know that our top priority on making decisions moving forward will be the safety and health of our players, coaches, referees, employees, and fans. The team will receive a refund for your event entry. 

  • Team registration refunds will be processed at 100% of the registration total. Refunds will be credited to your account *Please note that if a team elects to drop prior to the event cancellation, the above refund policy will be in effect. This includes teams making their own decision to withdraw prior to the potential cancellation. If a customer (club, team, individual) is required to quarantine due to illness or exposure to the COVID-19 virus, and are unable to participate for this reason, a refund will not be issued unless done within the parameters of the existing policy. 

The National Sports Center has frequent opportunities for competitive vendors to support campus events. Please apply by completing the request form below to be considered for an event. The National Sports Center will contact you upon receipt of your completed document. 

Vendor Request Form

NOTE: Submitting this form does NOT guarantee that you will be selected as a vendor. 

The National Sports Center thanks you for your interest in doing business with us.

Event Contacts

Tournament Fees

  • Team Fee


    Early Bird Pricing

    Price change to $250 on Nov. 29, 2024

    Registration Opens Soon

  • Adaptive Division Fee

    Register Individual Players For Adaptive Division

    $38 per Player

    Registration Opens Soon


Last Year’s Champions

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