Welcome to the Scotland Summer Cup. The event will be staged for the 9th time in 2018 in the historic, Royal Burgh of Renfrew, near to Glasgow. Nearly 200 teams are expected to participate in the tournament. The event is played on 17 excellent pitches in one location over 3 consecutive weekends.
Renfrew is located 7 miles from Glasgow City Centre and 3 miles from Glasgow Airport. The tournament has excellent air, rail and road connections making it very accessible from other areas of the UK and Europe.
The Glasgow Youth Hostel is located in the City's West End, overlooking Kelvingrove Park and 15 minutes by car from the tournament venue. Rooms are multi bedded.
Price for Glasgow Youth Hostel from £55 per person (2 nights, extra nights available).
Hotels are available, including the brand new Ramada, Holiday Inn and the Campanile, located just 2 miles from the tournament. Rooms are twin / triple bedded.
Price for Glasgow area Hotels from £79 per person (2 nights, extra nights available)
Other options include holiday parks on the Ayrshire Coast and Dunoon, please check for prices and availability.
|No of persons
|Price per person
|40 - 44
|35 - 39
|30 - 34
|25 - 29
|20 - 24
Price inclusive of coach transport from your local area with pick ups as required. Executive coach provided free of charge for groups of 25+ persons.
Ibrox, Celtic Park, Hampden Park stadium tours. Scottish Football Museum.
Xscape at nearby Braehead features indoor snow dome, rock climbing, adventure golf, bowling and laser games, 12 screen cinema, bars and restaurants.
The football tournament is played on three consecutive weekends, Saturday 2nd June and Sunday 3rd June (4, 5 and 7 side), Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th June (11 a side), and Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June (11 a side). Teams arrive on Friday and have the choice of departing on Sunday after the tournament, or staying an extra night and leaving on Monday.
Changing facilities and catering facilities are provided on site. Profits from the catering are given to several local charities, schools and community groups.
The competition is open to club teams who, through their national associations, are members of FIFA. 5 and 7 a side teams play in a round robin tournament, 11a side teams are divided into groups of 4 teams, with each playing each other in the qualifying rounds. Qualifying teams progress to play-offs which lead to the finals. All teams are required to provide, in advance, a list of players together with a letter of authority from their national association. The competition is approved by the Scotland Football Association.
The tournament is open to boys U6 to U16 born:
2nd June - 2009 (7 a side)
2nd June - 2010 (Fun Fives)
3rd June - 2007, 2008 (7 a side)
3rd June - 2011, 2012 (Fun Fours)
9th and 10th June - 2002, 2006 (11 a side)
16th and 17th June - 2001, 2003 (11 a side)
4, 5 a side - 1 x 10 minutes. Minimum 9 games.
7 a side - 2 x 10 or 15 minutes. Minimum 7 games
11 a side - 2 x 30 minutes. Minimum 6 games.
All players must be able to provide proof of identity and age. The tournament recognises International Association (e.g. England / USA) whose registration dates commence 1st September and age dispensation may be applied for.
The registration fees are £25 per team (Fun Fours), £35 per team (5 a side), £50 per team (7 a side) and £150 per team (11 a side). Teams will be registered only on receipt of this fee. All bookings are subject to availability and must be made by 29th March 2018.