Soccer Series Information
The PepsiCo Showdown Soccer Series is a high school soccer tournament - the largest in the United States. During the 2017-18 school year, it features freshmen, sophomore and varsity tournaments in the following locations: Chicago Girls (Spring), Chicago Boys (Fall), Phoenix Boys & Girls (Fall), Dallas Boys & Girls (Winter) and Miami Boys & Girls (Winter). Each varsity team is seeded and placed in a single-elimination winner’s bracket. College coaches and media love that they can come to one site and see thousands of prep players from different communities and schools at one site on back-to-back Saturdays unlike any other high school tournament in the country. Underclassmen tournaments feature group play a part of the PepsiCo Showdown Series Cup.
2017-18 School Year: Chicago Boys - Sept. 9-16; Miami Boys & Girls - Dec. 2-9; Dallas Boys & Girls - Feb. 24-March 3; Chicago Girls - April 7-14. Chicago junior high test league - Aug. 25-Sept. 29.
Contest Times: The locations and pairings for each round will be posted on the tournament website for all to see. The tournament seeding will be announced at 8 p.m. on the Monday before all Opening Days (all teams at same site on Saturday Opening Day). The host school determines the start time for games it hosts during the week.
Overtime Scoring: State-series shootout will be used for ALL PepsiCo Showdown games. If the game goes to a shootout, it will count as a win or loss toward a team’s overall record. There are no ties in the PepsiCo Showdown.
Past PepsiCo Showdown Champions: Chicago Boys - '16: Morton over St. Charles North (Aquafina), Addison Trail over Crystal Lake South (Gatorade), Huntley over Lincoln-Way West (Buddy's HELPERS) and Fenwick over Lockport (ATI). '15: Lyons over Libertyville. '14: Morton over Lyons. '13: Lane over Morton. '12: Lyons over Morton. '11: Libertyville over Lyons. '10: Morton over Libertyville. '09: Neuqua Valley over Lyons. '08: Larkin over Loyola. '07: Wheaton South over Lincoln-Way Central. '06: Warren over Lyons. '05: Wheaton South over Sandburg. '04: Wheaton South over Oswego. '03: 16-team bracket in 2003, Lemont. Chicago Girls – ’17: St. Charles North over Lake Forest (I Grow Chicago), Nazareth over Glenbard West (Midwest Shelter For Homeless Veterans), West Aurora over Plainfield South (Girls In The Game), Lakes over Niles West (LJ’s Healing Hearts) and East Aurora over Romeoville (Informed Choices). ’16: New Trier over Loyola (Aquafina Bracket), Huntley over Bartlett (Gatorade Bracket), Wheaton South over Glenbard West (ATI Bracket), Minooka over Niles West (Buddy's HELPERS Bracket), Tinley Park over Trinity (Jewel-Osco Bracket). ’15: New Trier over Plainfield North (Aquafina Bracket), Oswego over Deerfield (Gatorade Bracket). ’14: New Trier over Buffalo Grove. ’13: Buffalo Grove over Plainfield North. ’12: Loyola over Lake Forest. ’11: Loyola over Lyons. ’10: Barrington over Glenbrook South. ’09: Loyola over St. Ignatius. ’08: Wheaton North over New Trier.