Kick-Off Classic

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MSI Kick-Off Classic, September 2-3, 2023

The Kick-Off Classic will be held Labor Day Weekend 2023, providing MSI Classic teams with a terrific opportunity to tune up for the fall season. The event will be ‘festival’ format – all teams will get three games over the weekend with no scores or standings kept, reflecting the emphasis on a pre-season, friendly festival for development and fun. Games will be played at Einstein HS, Whitman HS, Gaithersburg HS, Wootton HS, and Julius West MS (Sunday only).


A list of registered teams, brackets and jersey colors can be viewed here: Kick Off Classic Teams -Updated 8.30.23


Schedules are now posted!

Boys U9 and U10 Divisions
Boys U11/12 and U12 Divisions
Boys U13 and U14/15 Divisions– Updated 8.30.23
Boys and Girls High School Age Divisions
Girls U10 and U11 Divisions – Updated 8.30.23
Girls U12 and U14 Divisions

The team listed as the ‘Home’ team should provide a match ball and will change jerseys in case of a color conflict with the opposition.


Who Should Participate?

The Kick-Off Classic is for registered MSI Classic and Rec teams. Guest players are allowed, up to a maximum of half your roster size. These guest players must be registered with MSI or be able to show proof of registration with MSYSA or a US Youth Soccer-affiliated club. Tryout players are allowed and do not need to carded players (since they are only at the tryout stage).


Guaranteed 3 games, ‘Festival-Style’ – no results and standings, no finals. All games will have 30-minute halves, 5 minutes half time. Please be prompt at vacating the field and allowing the next game to start on time. 

  • U9-U10 (3rd-4th Grade): 7v7
  • U11-U12 (5th-6th Grade): 9v9
  • U13-U14 (7th-8th Grade): 11v11
  • U15 and above -Boys: 11v11
  • U15 and above -Girls: 7v7


  • U9-U10 and U15-U19:  $295 per team
  • U11-U12: $325 per team
  • U13-U14:  $375 per team

The price is per team, paying by check. Add an additional 3.65% for credit card transaction fees or 1.9% for bank transfer fees.

Refund Policy: If the festival must be canceled in its entirety, full refunds will be provided. If teams play at least one game, no refunds will be provided (recognizing that there are many fixed costs associated with the event).


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