2016 Beef Days – Beef Cup

3v3 soccer tourney

The 2nd Annual “Beef Cup” 3v3 tournament is a Solon Beef Days sanctioned event, run by Solon FC.  Open to teams of 3rd/4th grades, 5th/6th grades, 7th/8th grades, and high school/open class.  Depending on the number of teams registered, the Beef Cup is formatted in either a round robin or a 2 pool round with a playoff for 1st/2nd place and 3rd/4th place.  Medals are awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.  Each registered player will receive a “Beef Cup” t-shirt, while supplies last (only guaranteed with registrations received prior to 7/10).  Minimum of 3 games (maximum 4) will be played by all teams.


REGISTRATION FEE – $15 per player.
LOCATIONOld Middle School Football Field (click for a map)


  • 5th/6th grade division is now full.  If you wish to still play, you can register and play up in the 7th/8th grade division.  (If your team has already registered for 5th/6th, you can select the 5th/6th option).
  • Online Registration
  • Mail in form (mail to: Solon FC PO Box 501 Solon, IA 52333)
  • Walk-up registration from 11:30 to 12:30

Game time – start at 1:00

  • Capped at 8 teams per division
  • Teams consist of a maximum of 5 players with 3 playing on the field at a time
  • Games will be two 12 minute halves with a 2 minute halftime
    • Based on the heat index, game times may be shortened (decision to be be made the morning of the tournament)
    • 90 degree heat index – 10 minute halves, 4 minute halftime
    • 100 degree heat index – 8 minute halves, 4 minute halftime
  • All games to start simultaneously on schedule every half hour
  • Shin Guards are mandatory, no front cleats on shoes.
  • No goalkeepers
  • Teams may be boys/girls/co-ed
  • Games will be played except lightning or severe weather; cancellation will be at the discretion of tournament directors.
  • Please bring a colored shirt consistent throughout your team as well as a white t-shirt (for home and away colors)
  • Bring water!