Academica Futebol Club offers club soccer programs for boys & girls from U8-U23. AFC clubs compete in the CJSA Premier League and/or Region I Premier League.

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AFC 11th Annual Collegiate Showcase Tournament

When: November 23 and 24, 2019

Where: CT Sportsplex


Eligibility: The tournament is open to all premier/select teams.

All players must have a valid ID player pass from State association.

All players must have a valid medical release form to participate.


Age Groups: Teams based on USSF/USYSA age groups for boys and girls.

U-15   2005

U-16   2004

U-17   2003

U-18   2002


Roster Size: 

U-15: Properly registered teams are limited to a maximum 18 player roster with up to seven (7) guest players.

U-16, U-17, U-18: Properly registered teams are limited to a maximum 22 player roster with up to seven (7) guest players.



Each age group shall consist of a 5 team division, unless otherwise directed by the Tournament Director.

Each team will play a minimum of three (3) games.

Games will consist of two (2) 30 minute halves.


Application: The tournament application is due by November 9, 2019.

The entry fee of $800, made payable to Academica Futebol Club, must be submitted with application.


The following critera will be taken into consideration by the Tournament Director for acceptance to the tournament:

  • Level of competition and team record
  • Geographic balance
  • Early application


Acceptance to the tournament will be issues by November 12, 2019.  Application fees will be refunded immediately for teams not accepted.  Teams withdrawing from the tournament after acceptance will forfeit application fee. 

All applications and correspondence should be directed to:

Academica Futebol Club

Collegiate Showcase

23 Rockledge Drive

Newington, CT 0611


Registration: Registration for all teams will be Saturday morning.  Teams are required to have an official certified roster, player and coach, and tournament medical release form at the time of registration.


For further information, please contact the Tournament Director, Tony Horta at 860-202-2182 or