The MLK Recreational Classic Tournament, hosted by Braden River Soccer Club is the perfect soccer tournament for co-ed recreational soccer players in Southwest Florida. This event is open to U8-U14 Boys and Girls recreational teams looking for that perfect end-of-January experience. With perfect fields, easy highway access to I75, and fun for the whole family - you don't want to miss this year's event.
Have some fun with your recreational soccer team. Perfect for athletes 7-19 that want to test their team's performance against other recreational teams from the area.
No all-star teams allowed!
Located just a few miles off of I75 in Lakewood Ranch, FL, you'll have everything you need within a ten-mile radius. Great beaches, restaurants, shopping and of course our hotel partners.
With dozens of fields within a five-mile radius including lighted fields at our main complex, you'll be impressed with our facilities both on and off the field.
Referee Fees Included in Entry Fee
1st and 2nd place awards for all age groups
Multi-team club discounts available upon request
Priority scheduling for coaches with 2 teams
Family fun activities for siblings and friends
Vendors that include apparel, food, beverage, and more!
BRSC partnered with Pellucid Travel to source the best hotels for our out-of-town participants. Need a discounted hotel room, email Pellucid Travel at info@PellucidTravel.com
TOURNAMENT REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY
After a team is accepted, then no refunds will be issued, exceptions as follows:
CANNOT FORM BRACKET FOR YOUR TEAM
If the tournament cannot provide a bracket for your team to participate, then you will receive a full refund. An example of this
would be if the tournament does not have enough teams to fill your age group.
In the event that inclement weather forces the cancellation of all or part of the tournament, teams will have the option to
receive a credit or cash refund of a percentage of their paid entry fee. This credit is to be used in future BRSC Tournament
tournaments (within one year), and will be given in the following increments:
• No games played = 75% credit or 50% cash refund
• One game played = 50% credit or 25 % cash refund
• Two games played = 25% credit only
In the event that Covid-19 forces the cancellation of the tournament, teams will have the option to receive a credit or cash
refund of a percentage of their paid entry fee. This credit is to be used in future BRSC soccer tournaments (within one year),
and will be given in the following increments:
• 100% credit or 75% cash refund
In the event that your team has to withdraw from the event due to Covid-19, teams will receive the following:
• Refund of your entry fee paid minus $50 administration fee
NOT RECEIVING GUARANTEED 3 GAMES
In the event that your team does not receive 3 games due to a team forfeiting or dropping out, teams will receive the
• One game played = 75% credit or 50% cash refund
• Two games played = 50% credit or 25% cash refund
*Please note that if one of your games is canceled however you still play 3 games, then no refund/credit will be given.
If the event is canceled due to any other reasons not stated above, the tournament committee will meet to go over all
expenses to determine the amount of refund/credit that will be given to teams.
The deadline to register is 12/15/22
The brackets and schedule will be released on 1/7/23.
No, you do not have to pay right when you register. At the end of registration, you will have the option to pay by credit card or pay by check. If you need time to collect money from your parents, choose to pay by check to reserve your spot and pay later. All payments must be completed by December 15th!
Please make checks payable to:
Braden River Soccer Club
ATTN: MLK Recreational Tournament
Braden River Soccer Club
11523 Palmbrush Trail #212
Bradenton, Fl 34202
This is a recreational soccer tournament with many teams within a commutable distance. That said, we do have discounted rates at area hotels for those interested.
Book a room here!
Please check out this link for our tournament rules.