The Grind

The Grind

Fri, Jul 8, 2022-Sun, Jul 10, 2022 | Multiple Locations 


  • One of the LARGEST and MOST COMPETITIVE tournaments in the Nation! Bringing together teams from ALL across the country and International teams!
  • Showcase Format for the 2023s-2025s. Championship Format with weighted brackets for 2026-2029s. Teams will be grouped by similar levels of play to help ensure all games are competitive.
  • Awards will be provided for the Champions of each bracket.
  • Over 130 college coaches attended in 2021.
  • Following all USL rules
  • More playing time offered by most tournaments; offering the athletes MORE playing time to be seen by the college coaches, and offering the teams the best value for their fee
  • Certified USL Officials will be used on all games, and staff will be on all fields to provide a safe and professional atmosphere.

The Grind is currently SOLD OUT. Please click here for to join the waitlist. Any questions, contact

Game Details

  • FULL regulation size fields
  • All teams guaranteed 4 games over 2 days;  5 possible games via playoffs
  • Running clock with a central horn
  • Championship format for the Youth (2026s-2029s)
  • Showcase format for the High School (2023s-2025s)

ROSTER Details

  • MAX of 22 players/team; MIN of 18 players/team
  • Rosters will be due by TBD
  • Rosters and waivers will be submitted electronically; further details above under “Important Dates”
  • All players must be USL members. Their membership numbers will be captured during the registration process. Further details below.


  • Ultimate Events and Sports has teamed up with ConnectLax and Coach Packet to bring the college coaches and participants the best video coverage and profile distribution. ConnectLax is the exclusive video provider for this event, and Coach Packet will provide all electronic player profiles to all coaches in the country. All games are filmed at elevation in professional HD. 
  • Here is why you should choose this event for video:  CLICK HERE.
  • Note: All game film will be provided to all college coaches in the Nation so that they do not miss any of your games!


2023-2025s: Showcase Format (Saturday/Sunday)

2026-2029s: Championship Format (Friday/Saturday)


Locations will be determined closer to event

Pure and mixed age groups. No one who has graduated high school is permitted to play in this event.

important dates

Registration OPENS: Thursday, July 29th @ 10am EST
Balance Due: 
Player Registration Deadline: 
Roster Submission Deadline: 

Pools to Directors: Approximately 1 month prior to event

Schedule Conflicts/Requests: 
Schedule Release: Approximately 2 weeks prior to event


Tournament Contact: Caroline



Coaches Who Attended in 2021


West Chester University (Fields 1-9)

875 S New Street
West Chester, PA 19382


Field Map

Line Road Athletic Complex/GCVSA Fields (Fields 10-16)

137 Line Road
Malvern, PA  19355


Field Map

Great Valley High School (Fields 17-21)

225 Phoenixville Pike
Malvern, PA  19355

Field Map

Phelps School (Fields 22-24)

583 Sugartown Road
Malvern, PA 19355


Field Map

Bishop Shanahan High School (Fields 32-35)

220 Woodbine Road
Downingtown, PA 19335


Field Map




Ultimate Events & Sports Management has teamed up with JETT Travel to offer discounted hotel accommodations for this event.