Begins June 18th, 2018


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

DateGranite State Games Soccer

June 21-24, 2018


Southern New Hampshire University
Derryfield School


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.


All athletes receive top-notch coaching throughout the tournament.

  • Lakes Region:
    (B) Scott Ruggles (Tilton School Varsity Coach)
    (G) Heidi Crockett (NHTI Women’s Head Coach)
  • Southern Region:
    (B) Aaron Gifford (Hampshire United SC Head Coach)
    (G) Peter Clarke (Hollis Brookline HS Varsity Coach)
  • Coastal Region:
    (B) Dan Curran (Spaulding HS Boys Varsity Coach)
    (G) Kendrick Whittle (Salem HS Girls Varsity Coach) & Marran Ranks & Caitlin Peters
  • Monadnock Region:
    (B) Rob Johnstone (Lebanon HS Boys Varsity Coach) & Jason Stone (Stevens HS Boys Varsity Coach)
    (G) Eric Jayne (Assistant Coach ’99 Lightning Breakers) & Dan Weintraub (Kimball Union Girls Varsity Coach)


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
Lakes Boys
Sunday, May 6
2p, Tilton School Turf
Saturday, April 28
Hanover High School turf
Boys 9:00 – 10:00a
Girls 10:00 – 11:00a
Lakes Boys
Sunday April 22
Tilton School, Burch Field (Pillsbury Ln, Tilton NH)
Lakes Girls
Sunday April 22
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)
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)


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