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Date:
November 15, 2017
Time:
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Time Details:
See schedule
Location:
Mountain Valley Park
Address:
8600 E Nace
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
Cost:
$30 early bird (before Oct. 18) at http://soccer2017.yc.edu/tickets/
ADA:
Yes
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NJCAA National Soccer Tournament at Mountain Valley Park

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division 1 Men's National Soccer Tournament

Yavapai College to Host 2017 NJCAA National Soccer at Mtn. Valley Park Amphitheater

Tickets are now on sale for the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Men’s National Soccer Tournament, Nov. 12-18, 2017. Tournament passes are only $30 before October 18, and are available online at soccer2017.yc.edu/tickets.

Hosted this year by Yavapai College, the 12-team tournament will feature group play at Mountain Valley Park in Prescott Valley on Monday, Nov. 13 through Wednesday, Nov. 15. National semifinals will take place on Friday, Nov. 17 with the national championship game scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 18.

Since the program’s inception in 1989, Yavapai College has qualified for 20 national tournaments, finished in the final four 18 times and has made 13 appearances in the national championship games—all marks are the most of any soccer program in the country. The Roughriders are 588-52-27 all-time, capturing 72 conference, region, district and national titles, including seven national championships.

Michael Pantalione—who was inducted in the Arizona Community College Athletics Conference (ACCAC) Hall of Fame in 2016—has been the head coach for all Yavapai College matches. All matches will be played at Mountain Valley Park.

The tentative schedule of matches is as follows:

  • Sunday, Nov. 12 – Banquet of Champions
  • Monday, Nov. 13 – Pool Play (4 games: 9:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.)
  • Tuesday, Nov. 14 – Pool Play (4 games: 9:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, Nov. 15 - Pool Play (4 games: 9:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.)
  • Thursday, Nov. 16 – Day off
  • Friday, Nov. 17 – Semi-Finals (2 games: 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.)
  • Saturday, Nov. 18 – Finals (1 game: 3 p.m.)