Tournament Director: Nancy Stangle
Director of Technology: Steven Stangle
On-Site Coordinator: Blair Downie
Fields Manager: Gary Sweeney
Tournament Advisor: Ed Placke

The CDYSL 2014 EMPIRE CUP TOURNAMENT will also be held June 28 & 29, in cooperation with The Mad Dog Mania Showcase Tournament. The Empire Cup will host boys and girls teams, ages U11 through U15. For information please visit the CDYSL website.
Welcome to the 12th Annual Mad Dog Mania College Showcase Tournament
Please refer to the Tournament Information Page for details and to access the application.

Video by Soccer Aspect
Saturday, June 28th and Sunday, June, 29th

  • Gavin Park (Boys Teams)
  • Saratoga PBA Fields (Girls Teams) *New Venue
  • Both venues are located in Saratoga, NY and are within 5 miles of each other
Age Groups:
U16 & U17 Boys & Girls - Premier and Club Level Teams

Exposure to College Coaches:
  • Over the past eleven years, hundreds of athletes and college coaches have been brought together as a result of the Mad Dog Mania Showcase Tournament.
  • 150 College Coaches were in attendance in 2013.
  • There are no standings and scores are not recorded. The tournament's only purpose is to provide an opportunity for high school athletes to showcase their soccer skills to the college coaches in attendance.
Area Attractions:
  • Saratoga Springs is a top vacation destination known for its historic beauty, mineral springs, first-class shops and restaurants and the world famous Saratoga Race Track.
  • The Lake George/Adirondack Mountain Region, which is just to the North, is also a popular vacation destination. Lake George and its surrounding areas have countless outdoor activities, exciting attractions, magnificent views, numerous cultural and historical sites, and a variety of lodging and eateries.
  • About a half an hour south is the State Capital - also rich with culture and history.
Apply Now:
  • The Mad Dog Mania Tournament is an excellent exposure opportunity for high school athletes hoping to play college soccer, with many levels of college soccer teams recruiting at this event.
  • Both the application and entry fee must be mailed no later than May 15, 2014.
  • The tournament has been full for the past few years. Applying early is advised.

Mad Dog Mania has partnered with the following organizations: