Find detailed information about Umoja Games 2022 here.

Tournament Dates: July 1st – 3rd, 2022

Tournament Facility: River City Sportsplex (13030 Genito Rd, Midlothian, VA 23112, United States)

 

 

Nearest Airports:

  • 45 Minutes from RIC (Richmond)
  • 2.5 Hours from IAD (Dulles) & DCA (Reagan)
  • 3 Hours from BWI (Baltimore)

Learn more about the tournament experience.

Age Categories & Fees

The format and age restrictions that will be used for the tournament categories are summarized below. Note that, with consent from the parent(s), players are permitted to play up in the Boy’s and Girl’s categories.

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Tournament Category

Format 

Max Players per Team

Max Teams in Category

Age Restrictions

Team Fee (USD)

Player Fee (USD)

Men's Open

8-aside

16

12

None

$75

$150

Men's 35 & Over

8-aside

16

8

Born before July 1, 1987

$75

$150

Boy's 19 & Under

8-aside

16

8

Born on or after July 1, 2002

$75

$150

Boy's 15 & Under

8-aside

16

8

Born on or after July 1, 2006

$75

$150

Boy's 12 & Under

8-aside

16

12

Born on or after July 1, 2009

$75

$150

Boy's 9 & Under

8-aside

16

8

Born on or after July 1, 2012

$75

$150

Women's Open

5-aside

9

12

None

$75

$150

Women's Over 35

5-aside

9

8

Born before July 1, 1986

$75

$150

Girl's 14 & Under

5-aside

9

8

Born on or after July 1, 2007

$75

$150

Girl's 10 & Under

5-aside

9

8

Born on or after July 1, 2011

$75

$150

Umoja Soccer Camp

Training Camp

Born before July 1, 2019 & after July 1, 2014

None

$100

Registration Deadline: June 8th, 2022

Registration is available exclusively on the Umoja App. Download the app here.

  • The registration period will close on June 8th, 2022 for teams and players, including free agents.
  • Free agents can register on the NA All-Stars team in each division and Umoja Games will work on organizing them in a team.
  • All participants are required to check-in prior to participation at Umoja Games 2022. Check-in will only be available via the Umoja App.  The deadline to check-in is June 30, 2022 @ 11.59 PM
  • Players will receive their official Umoja player card (uPass) after their check-in has been confirmed. Only players with an official uPass will be permitted to participate in any game.

Rules and Regulations

Access: Version 2.0 (Published on May 21st, 2022)

This page will be updated with the latest version of the Rules & Regulations. Click on the above text to access the rules document. It is the teams’ and participants’ responsibility to visit this website for the latest version.

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Learn more about guidelines, waivers, and payment.

Participation Guidelines

I hereby confirm that I and all other participants in this registration meet the player eligibility and age requirements to participate at Umoja Games 2022. I also confirm that I have submitted a recently (in the last six months) taken picture for all participants as part of this registration. Please note, that this picture will be used for facial recognition that will be used at check-in.

I grant Umoja the right to use our participant profile picture(s), and separately photograph, video-record, and interview me and give them full and perpetual permission to use the resulting pictures, depictions, images, and quotes in its accounts, reports, websites, and promotions, for no financial consideration or other conditions whatsoever. I agree that any photographs submitted by myself or other participants included in this registration to Umoja Games may be altered or changed at the sole discretion of Umoja.

I further agree to comply with and follow any local public health department and/or Umoja requirements and procedures to participate in the Umoja Games. Umoja may revise such requirements and procedures at any time and I agree to abide by such revised requirements and procedures.

I hereby confirm that we will comply with any verification requests made by Umoja on behalf of participants’ that have lodged a formal request to verify players who they feel do not meet the respective participation guidelines. I also confirm accept failure to comply or unable to prove eligibility will result in disqualification from Umoja Games 2022 without exception and refunds. I also acknowledge our entire team(s) could be disqualified from the tournament without exception and refunds.

Release of Liability Agreement

I agree to participate in the football (soccer) Umoja Games 2022 (“Umoja Games”) organized by the Umoja Outreach Foundation (“Umoja”). I understand that football (soccer) is a potentially dangerous sport in which the risk of injury can be significant, and serious, harmful, permanent, and fatal injuries can and do occur. While particular rules, equipment, and personal discipline may reduce the risk of injury, the risk of serious injury does nonetheless exist. In consideration of my being allowed to participate in the Umoja Games, I hereby waive any and all claims whatsoever that I may sustain or become aware of during or known thereafter for damages against Umoja, its members, or any affiliates, agents, employees, and principals thereof, for injury, illness or loss howsoever incurred as a consequence of my participation.

I hereby give my consent to be treated by emergency medical personnel, a physician, or a surgeon in case of sudden injury or illness while participating in the Umoja Games. It is understood that the organizers will provide no medical insurance for such treatment and that the cost thereof will be at my expense.

I knowingly and freely assume all such risks, both known and unknown, even if arising from the negligence of the Umoja or others, and assume full responsibility for my participation in the Umoja Games. Umoja, its members, agents, employees, and principals from any liability whatsoever resulting directly or indirectly from any participation in any sports activity, sponsored operated or promoted by Umoja. I further agree to indemnify Umoja, its members, agents, employees, and principals against any injury, illness, harm, damage, loss, property damage, cost, or fear, including attorneys’ fees incurred directly or indirectly as a consequence of my participation in the Umoja Games and other events sponsored by Umoja.

I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions for participation in the Umoja Games. If, however, I observe any unusual significant hazard during my presence or participation, I will remove myself from participation and bring such to the attention of the nearest Committee member immediately.

I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representative and next of kin, hereby release and hold harmless Umoja, its agents, employees, principals, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and lessors of the premises used to conduct the Umoja Games, with respect to any and all injury, disability, death, or loss or damage to person or property, whether arising from the negligence of Umoja or otherwise, to the fullest extent permitted by law in both the State of Virginia and respectfully under the jurisdiction and the laws of either the of United States of America and/or Canada.

I also grant Umoja the right to photograph, video-record, and interview me and give them full and perpetual permission to use the resulting pictures, depictions, images, and quotes in its accounts, reports, websites, and promotions, for no financial consideration whatsoever. I agree that any photographs submitted by myself to Umoja may be altered or changed at the sole discretion of Umoja.

Refund Policy

Request Date

Team Fee Refund

Player Fee Refund

Before March 1st, 2022

Full Refund

Full Refund

Before April 1st, 2022

75% Refund

75% Refund

Before May 1st, 2022
50% Refund

50% Refund

Before June 1st, 2022

25% Refund

25% Refund

After June 1st, 2022

No Refund

No Refund

The above table summarizes the refund policy should you need to cancel your participation at Umoja Games 2022. Refund requests must be submitted to [email protected]

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Financial Aid

Umoja Outreach Foundation will continue to assist participants and families that require financial assistance to attend Umoja Games 2021. Please complete this form that will be reviewed by the UOF Independent Review Team.