Helena Youth Soccer Association

Tournament Information

This is the 5th year of the Sleeping Giant Soccer Classic, which will conclude Montana's fall season of competitive soccer.

The tournament encourages friendly competition and sportsmanship amongst the region’s birth year 2008-2003 (U10-U14/15) boys and girls competitive and recreational teams.

The tournament’s name comes from the Sleeping Giant Wilderness Study Area, located about 30 miles north of Helena and visible from many parts of town, including the Siebel Soccer Complex.


General Information

Dates: October 14th - 15th 2017 with team check-in on Oct. 13th

Location: Siebel Soccer Complex - Helena, MT

Hosted by: Helena Youth Soccer Association

Ages: 2008-2003 (U10-U14/15) Boys & Girls

Deadline to register: Sept. 25, 2017


  • U10: (2008) $450
  • U11-U12: (2007-2006) $475
  • U13 (2005)    $550
  • U14: (2004)   $550  
  • U 15 (2003)    $550  

MYSA Approval to Host

2017 Official Rules


Match Schedule & Field Locations


Mandatory Team check-in

Who: A coach or team manager from each team participating in the Sleeping Giant Soccer Classic

When: Friday, October 13, from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

 All teams are required to check-in between these times.

Where: Comfort Suites 3180 N Washington Street Helena, MT.

What: Teams will pick up their tournament packets and confirm all information on their roster is accurate. Teams who have not turned in all information (including a signed rules agreement) will need to do so at this time. Player cards will be required and checked against an official tournament roster.



There are over 85 teams attending the Sleeping Giant Soccer Classic! With so many teams attending we are in need of referees from all teams. Please have your team referees contact the tournament director Phil McGovern info@helenasoccer.org



HYSA volunteers are collecting parking fees as a fund raiser for our Fields & Financial Assistance Funds on the days of the tournament.

Fees will be $10.00 per vehicle and $25 per RV

  • RVs/Campers/Trailers please contact us at info@helenasoccer.org for permit, need name, license plate number and weekend contact phone number
  • RV/Campers/Trailer parking will be restricted to the far west areas of the parking lots


Travel / Lodging


Game Play

  • 3 games guaranteed
  • U10: 25 minute halves
  • U11-14/15: 30 minute halves
  • U10: 7v7
  • U11-U12: 9v9
  • U13-U14/15: 11v11



Tournament pins awarded to all tournament participants.

Medals will be awarded to all players and coaches of the Champions and Runner-up teams in their age/gender group.

Trophies will be awarded to the Champions and Runner-up for their age/gender group.



HYSA will be have its concession stand open with food and beverage selections available including:

  • Hot beverages: Coffee, hot chocolate 
  • Cold beverages: Water, Gatorade, and soda
  • Food: Pastries, granola bars, candy etc.
  • Food Vendors Announced: Pop's kettle corn, Adventure Dog


Tournament Apparel

Play On Soccer will also be selling merchandise as well including jerseys, shorts, pants, bags and backpacks, balls, accessories, etc.

Don’t wait until the end of the tournament to buy apparel as supplies and sizes are limited!


If you have any questions, please contact our Tournament Director:

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