The Grind

Fri, Jul 7, 2023-Sun, Jul 9, 2023

Returning to Chester County!

Coaches Checked-in at The Grind

Akron University
Alvernia University
Arcadia University
Ashland University
Averett University
Babson College
Baldwin Wallace
Bard College
Bethany College
Bethany West Virginia
Bridgewater University
Caldwell University
California Lutheran University
College of Saint Rose
Colorado Mesa University
Concordia University Wisconsin
Davenport University
Delaware State University
Delaware Valley University
Dominican College
Framingham State College
Franklin & Marshall College
Gannon University
Georgetown College
Georgian Court University
Gordon College
Grand Valley State University
Grove City College
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Ithaca College
James Madison University
Juniata College
Kutztown University
Lafayette College
La Salle University
Lock Haven University
Lynn University
Lindenwood University
Marist College
Marywood University
Misercordia University
McDaniel College
Moravian College
Niagara University
Notre Dame College
Ohio Northern University
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Robert Morris University
Rollins College
Saint Francis University
Saint John Fisher College 
Saint Leo University
Shepherd University
Shippensburg University
Siena College
Stockton University
SUNY Binghamton
SUNY Brockport
SUNY Technology Canton
SUNY Geneseo
SUNY New Paltz
Swarthmore College
Temple University
UMASS Lowell
University of Chicago
University of Indianapolis
Washington College
Wellesley College
West Chester University
Western Connecticut State University
Western Maryland College
Widener University
Willamette University
Wilmington University
Wingate University

About The Event

  • One of the LARGEST and MOST COMPETITIVE tournaments in the Nation! Bringing together teams from ALL across the country and International teams!
  • Great opportunity to play some of the newest upcoming competitive clubs from across the country - offering new and exciting competition!
  • Showcase Format for the 2024s-2026s. Championship Format with weighted brackets for 2027-2030s. Teams will be grouped by similar levels of play to help ensure all games are competitive.
  • Awards will be provided for the Champions of each bracket.
  • Following all USL rules
  • More playing time offered by most tournaments; offering the athletes MORE playing time to be seen by the college coaches, and offering the teams the best value for their fee
  • Certified USL Officials will be used on all games, and staff will be on all fields to provide a safe and professional atmosphere
*Note: Requests can ONLY be submitted by a Head Coach or Club Director; no other requests will be considered.  All requests are not guaranteed and not all will be honored.  Tournament reserves the right to schedule all games as they deem necessary. All teams are expected to attend all games posted on the final schedule.


  • FULL regulation size fields
  • All teams guaranteed 4 games over 2 days;  5 possible games via playoffs
  • Running clock with a central horn
  • Championship format for the Youth (2027s-2030s)
  • Showcase format for the High School (2024s-2026s)


2024-2026s: Showcase Format (Saturday/Sunday)

2027-2030s: Championship Format (Friday/Saturday)

Locations will be determined closer to event

Pure and mixed age groups. No one who has graduated high school is permitted to play in this event.

Roster Details

  • MAX of 22 players/team; MIN of 18 players/team
  • Rosters will be due by June 16, 2023
  • Rosters and waivers will be submitted electronically; further details above under “Important Dates”
  • All players must be USL members. Their membership numbers will be captured during the registration process. Further details below.

Important Dates

2023 Registration OPENS: Thursday, July 28th @ 10am EST
Balance Due: March 1, 2023
Player Registration Deadline: June 9, 2023
Roster Submission Deadline: June 16, 2023

Pools to Directors: Approximately 1 month prior to event

Schedule Conflicts/Requests:
Schedule Release: Approximately 2 weeks prior to event


Tournament Contact: Caroline

Game Film

  • Ultimate Events and Sports has teamed up with ConnectLax and Coach Packet to bring the college coaches and participants the best video coverage and profile distribution. ConnectLax is the exclusive video provider for this event, and Coach Packet will provide all electronic player profiles to all coaches in the country. All games are filmed at elevation in professional HD.
  • Here is why you should choose this event for video:  CLICK HERE.
  • Note: All game film will be provided to all college coaches in the Nation so that they do not miss any of your games!


Pre-Order Tournament Shirts




  • West Chester University (Fields 1-9) - FIELD MAP 
  • Westtown School (Fields 10-19) - FIELD MAP
  • Line Road Sports Complex (Fields 20-26) - FIELD MAP
  • Great Valley School (Fields 27-31) - FIELD MAP