Begins June 18th, 2018

Soccer

Click here for the 2018 game schedule and click here for the results!

DateGranite State Games Soccer

June 21-24, 2018

Location

Southern New Hampshire University
Derryfield School

Eligibility

To compete, athletes must meet the following criteria:

  1. Athlete must be entering 7th grade in the fall up to graduating seniors
  2. Athlete must be under the age of 19 as of July 1
  3. Athlete must also meet at least one of the following criteria: a. Athlete is a full-time resident of New Hampshire b. Athlete is a full-time student at a recognized academic institution in the region

Regional Teams

Tryouts will be held for soccer and the athletes chosen during the tryouts will have the honor of representing their region in a highly competitive round-robin tournament. There are four regions represented in the Granite State Games:

  • Region 1: Lakes
  • Region 2: Southern
  • Region 3: Coastal
  • Region 4: Monadnock

Don’t know what region you are in? Click here to determine your region.

Coaches

All athletes receive top-notch coaching throughout the tournament.

  • Lakes Region:
    (B) Scott Ruggles (Tilton School Varsity Coach) sruggles@tiltonschool.org
    (G) Heidi Crockett (NHTI Women’s Head Coach) hcrockett@ccsnh.edu
  • Southern Region:
    (B) Aaron Gifford (Hampshire United SC Head Coach) giffed@comcast.net
    (G) Peter Clarke (Hollis Brookline HS Varsity Coach) clarkieklarkie@outlook.com
  • Coastal Region:
    (B) Dan Curran (Spaulding HS Boys Varsity Coach) currandjody@yahoo.com
    (G) Kendrick Whittle (Salem HS Girls Varsity Coach) kwhittle@sau57.org & Marran Ranks & Caitlin Peters
  • Monadnock Region:
    (B) Rob Johnstone (Lebanon HS Boys Varsity Coach) rjohnstone37@yahoo.com & Jason Stone (Stevens HS Boys Varsity Coach) jds16@hotmail.com
    (G) Eric Jayne (Assistant Coach ’99 Lightning Breakers) erijayne@gmail.com & Dan Weintraub (Kimball Union Girls Varsity Coach)

Tryouts

Saturday 6/2 at Derryfield School
Coastal, South and Lakes girls on the DS turf, 9:00 – 10:30a
Coastal, South and Lakes boys on the DS turf, 10:30a  – Noon
Southern, Coastal, Lakes Girls
Saturday June 2, 9-10:30a
Derryfield School
Coastal Boys
Sat May 19
1:30-3p, Epping Seacoast Complex
Lakes, Coastal and South Girls
Sunday, May 20 NHTI #2
9:00a
Lakes Boys
Sunday, May 6
2p, Tilton School Turf
Monadnock
Saturday, April 28
Hanover High School turf
Boys 9:00 – 10:00a
Girls 10:00 – 11:00a
Lakes Boys
Sunday April 22
2-3:30p
Tilton School, Burch Field (Pillsbury Ln, Tilton NH)
Lakes Girls
Sunday April 22
9-10:30a
NHTI, Field 2, Concord
Monadnock Girls
Saturday, March 31
Hanover HS turf field (41 Lebanon Street, Hanover NH)
12:00 – 1:30p
Monadnock Boys
Saturday Nov. 19
Hanover HS (turf)
9-10:30a
Friday November 10
Derryfield School Turf
All Regions
12-1p Girls
1-2p Boys
March 31st
Girls 6-7p
Boys 7-8p
ALL Regions
Nashua Sports Academy (indoors)

Fees

Tryout Fee:

  • FREE

Finalist Fee: For athletes who qualify

  • $130 Payment
  • Includes Dri-fit numbered jersey!

Tournament Format

Round Robin: 35 minute halves (running time for everything including injuries, goals, yellow cards). 10 minute halftime. No OT, straight PK’s (there will be a winner/loser for every game).

Entry Gate Fee: $10 per adult for a weekend pass; $5 with student ID; 14 and under free Commemorative Games T-Shirt: $15 Commemorative Games Sweatshirt: $30