Ancaster Heritage Days Tournament & Festival

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Sep 18 to Sep 20, 2020

Welcome to the 17th Annual Ancaster Heritage Days Tournament & Festival!

September 18th to September 20th


TO ENSURE THAT YOU ARE 100% READY TO GO TOURNAMENT DAY, PLEASE DOWNLOAD AND GO THROUGH THE FOLLOWING GUIDE:
Heritage Days Registration Guide

The Ancaster Heritage Day Tournament and Festival (HDT) is one of Canada’s largest one-weekend youth outdoor soccer tournaments in history. With 300+ teams, 500 volunteers, 20+ vendors and a total attendance of over 15,000 people including players and their families, spectators, community members, sponsors and more, it’s an event with endless fun and the best competition!


Team Registration


Ancaster HDT - Tournament Rules 2020


Local Hotel Accommodations


Tournament FAQ's

Please note that the 2020 Ancaster Heritage Days Tournament and Festival will not be using the proposed grassroots standards; it will be using the grassroots standards from 2019.

What steps do I complete before the Tournament?

  • Register for HDT at the top left corner of this page.
  • Add all of your teams players and officials to the online roster.
  • Please download the "Heritage Days Registration Guide" above to ensure you are 100% registered.
  • Game sheets are not required to be stamped by the Tournament staff this year - it is the teams' prerogative if they want to check books.

When is the Registration Deadline?

  • Your team must be registered and paid in full by May 10th, 2020

When does my team play, and how long are the games?

  • U9 - U12 Boys play (2) games on Saturday. Each game consists of (2) 20 minute halves.
  • U9 - U12 Girls play (2) games on Sunday. Each game consists of (2) 20 minute halves.
  • U13 - U18 Boys and Girls are guaranteed (3) games over the tournament weekend. Each game consists of (2) 25 minutes halves.

What is the Cost?

  • U9 - U10 Festival: $240
  • U11 - U12 Festival: $260
  • U13 - U18 Tournament: $500

What other teams are currently registered?

  • You can find this list by clicking on the Teams link in the top menu.

How do I choose my team's Division?

  • HDT's registration system will allow you to choose "Gold", "Silver", or "Bronze" for your team's preferred Division:
    • FOR COMPETITIVE TEAMS: Gold: Regional/Strong District team | Silver: District team | Bronze: New/Developing District team
    • FOR FESTIVAL TEAMS: Gold:Target team | Silver: Strong Development team | Bronze: New Development team
  • Our registration system also gives you the opportunity to provide additional details regarding your team's strength and current level of play - We recommend you give as much information as possible under Special Requests!

My team is from out of town. Where can we stay?

  • CLICK HERE to go to our Hotel Accommodation Page!

What else can I expect from the 17th Annual Ancaster Heritage Days Tournament and Festival?

  • HDT isn't just a tournament and festival, it's a unique event celebrating the sport of soccer in Canada! Here's what you can look forward to:
    • A wide variety of other food vendors in our Marketplace aim to please every soccer player and family member!
    • We have a DJ who keeps the party going all day long
    • HDT is a Memorable Event you'll never forget!

How can I follow HDT leading up to the tournament?

Ancaster Heritage Days Tournament & Festival

Locations

Ancaster High School #10
374 Jerseyville Rd W, Hamilton
Ancaster High School #2
374 Jerseyville Rd W, Hamilton
Ancaster High School #3
374 Jerseyville Rd W, Hamilton
Ancaster High School #4
374 Jerseyville Rd W, Hamilton
Ancaster High School #5
374 Jerseyville Rd W, Hamilton
Ancaster High School #6
374 Jerseyville Rd W, Hamilton
Ancaster High School #7
374 Jerseyville Rd W, Hamilton
Ancaster High School #8
374 Jerseyville Rd W, Hamilton
Ancaster High School #9
374 Jerseyville Rd W, Hamilton
Ancaster Community Centre 1A
385 Jerseyville Rd W, Ancaster
Ancaster Community Centre 1B
385 Jerseyville Rd W, Ancaster
Ancaster Community Centre 3A
385 Jerseyville Rd W, Ancaster
Ancaster Community Centre 3B
385 Jerseyville Rd W, Ancaster
James Smith Park #1
Braithwaite Ave, Hamilton
Melissa Tancredi Field
385 Jerseyville Rd W, Ancaster
Olympic Park (Dundas)
70 Olympic Drive, Dundas, L9H7P5
Olympic Park (Upper Horning) #1
Canada, Hamilton
Olympic Park (Upper Horning) #2
Canada, Hamilton
St. Marys Catholic Secondary School
200 Whitney Ave, Hamilton, ON L8S 2G7