The Richmond Strikers is a non-profit organization, established in 1975, committed to providing a developmentally appropriate structure for thousands of children ages 4-18 to experience the game of soccer at every level. The Strikers includes an elite academy system as well as a vibrant recreational league that gives over 4,000 players of all ages and skill levels the chance to succeed. Our top-notch coaches and Strikers-owned infrastructure ensure a safe and always-positive environment, which is why so many of our players return as adults to coach and volunteer. Most of all, Strikers exists to teach leadership, persistence, hope and sportsmanship—lessons that will serve our kids and our community for years to come.
As Trusted Partner, we work hard to bring the nation’s finest youth soccer teams to Richmond. Although the Richmond Strikers is a not-for-profit soccer club, we have paid professionals who provide the very best coaching and guidance to our youth, and who also ensure that every detail is ready for game-day operations.
Jefferson Cup - The Richmond Strikers Jefferson Cup is one of the largest and most prestigious youth soccer tournaments in the United States. Pouring over $14 Million into the local economy, the Cup is also Richmond’s second largest sporting event—second only to Richmond’s NASCAR races. Jefferson Cup “At a Glance”
The Richmond Strikers Tournament Series includes one of the largest and most prestigious youth soccer tournaments in the United States in the Jefferson Cup. However, the additional tournaments also pour over $3 Million into the local economy and include the Capital Fall Classic, the Columbus Day Recreational Tournament and the 3v3 Jefferson Open. Tournament Series “At a Glance”
Capital Fall Classic - Held annually in Richmond, Virginia, the Capital Fall Classic is regarded as one of the top end of season tournaments in Virginia during the month of November. Since the Capital Fall Classic is now regarded at a qualifying tournament for one of nation’s top ranked tournaments in the country, interest from mid-level and top-level youth teams has significantly increased. Capital Fall Classic “At a Glance”
Main Tournament Complexes
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Steve D’Adamo, Director of Event Marketing