What makes the Shootout So Special?
The Fort Lowell Shootout is a one of a kind youth soccer tournament. Start the weekend off with a Picnic in the Stadium followed by the Olympic Style Opening Ceremonies, Parade of Teams, Soccer Olympics, Spirit Cup and the Dick Giebner Highlight Games. These unique events are the heart of the Tucson Association of REALTORS© Fort Lowell Shootout for nearly 30 years. The soccer festival environment of the opening ceremonies and soccer Olympics is something your players will remember for a lifetime. We have a place for recreational fun focused teams and top level competitive teams.
To compliment the fun filled team bonding experience of the opening ceremonies, we offer showcase level competition on the best soccer facility in the state of Arizona. Our top competitive tournament matches are all played on the MLS preseason training facilities at the Kino Sports Complex. Our featured Highlight Games will be played on the main Kino North Stadium field again this year. The Kino Sports Complex features two natural grass soccer stadiums with 10 beautifully manicured full sided soccer fields along with equally well maintained small sided fields.
Picnic in the Stadium
On Friday night, head over to the Kino South Stadium and grab a taste of Tucson for dinner. Pre-order a pizza party for your team or choose something from one of our several food partners. Settle in the perfect seat and watch some pre-tournament entertainment or walk thru the concourse for some entertainment and shopping. Pre-Order with Pizza Hut HERE.
The Olympic Style Opening Ceremonies & Parade of Teams
FRIDAY, JANUARY 15th, gates open at 3pm. Opening Ceremony, followed directly by the Parade of Teams will begin at 6pm. Grab you dinner and settle in the perfect seat to watch some pre-tournament entertainment. Tucson Association of REALTORS© Shootout will get the festivities started with an Olympic Style Opening Ceremony including the Parade of Teams. Get ready to see the spirit of our youth teams as they compete for the Best Hair, Best Mascot, and Best Banner.
Size up the tournament competition. You’re going to meet them off the field in a shootout, juggling, dribbling relay and foot golf. There are gold and silver medals at stake so see how much precious metal you can rake in! U11 – U19 teams will compete Friday night immediately after the Parade of Teams.U8 – U10 teams will compete Saturday night starting at 7:15pm.
The Tucson Association of REALTORS© Shootout Soccer Tournament created the Spirit Cup in an effort
to build sportsmanship, team spirit, and lasting friendships among its youngest
participants. The Spirit Cup is for U6 – U10 teams, teams will be judged based on
the following criteria:
Teams wishing to enter the Spirit Cup need to prepare a team cheer or song to
be presented to the crowd. Prizes will be given to the two most spirited and creative teams.
♦ Song or cheer should not exceed two minutes.
♦ Song or cheer should include Tucson Association of REALTORS© Shootout,
Tucson, Arizona and the name of your team or home town.
♦ All team members should participate.
♦ Signs, banners, mascots, dance, and special props are encouraged.
♦ The more creative and spirited, the better.
♦ Coach or designated parent may participate with team.
♦ Please avoid throwing anything to the crowd.
♦ Prizes will be awarded based on spirit, creativity, and team unity.
♦ Grand Prize winner will receive a Free Entry to next year’s Tucson Association of
REALTORS© Shootout Tournament.
Dick Giebner Highlight Games
ONLY FOR THE BEST! Our Highlight matches are reserved for elite showcase tournament teams! Enjoy top level competition on the main stadium field in our featured Dick Giebner Highlight Games. Starting Saturday morning, stop by Kino North Stadium to see some of the best of the best competing. These tournament highlight matches put the spotlight on some of the region’s most competitive youth soccer teams and our future stars. Check back for the Dick Giebner Highlight Game schedule to see if you or a team from your club will be featured and plan on cheering them on. Teams and players are announced in the stadium pregame and the national anthem is played, just like a professional match. It is something players will remember for years to come.
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