Rumble in the Rockies
2017 Southwest Invitational Tournament
July 22nd and 23rd
We’re excited to announce the format of the 2017 Southwest Invitational. The goal of this competition is to bring together the clubs of the Southwestern Division of the USGAA, as well as clubs from our neighboring divisions for a weekend of competition and celebration of Gaelic Games.
Lowry Sports Complex, Denver, Colorado
Three grass pitches of 135ft by 85ft with a Rocky Mountain backdrop
- Matches are 20-minute halves with a 5 minute half time
- Teams are 13 per side
- Unlimited substitutions
- Camogie will do a format of 7 a side due to team numbers
- If both team captains/managers agree tournament matches may be played with reduced players shortened time or shortened field dimensions as necessary.
- Games will end after regular time, draws are allowed.
- Forfeit policy is 15 minutes after a scheduled game.
Teams will play against the other teams in their pools first. Based on pool play results we will seed out championship matches. Each team will play a minimum of two pool play games before we seed for championship matches.
- 3 points for a win
- 1 point for a draw
- 0 points for a loss
- Tie breakers (in order: point differential, total points allowed, total points scored, then coin toss)
Teams & Schedule
This tournament is primarily a competition for the clubs of the Southwest Division. That being said we will invite a few select teams from neighboring divisions to round out the competition across all codes and grades.
- Teams will be added as confirmed
- Download the full schedule
Southwest Invitational Registration
Send Your Tournament Donations To
Denver Gaels GAA
411 Sable Blvd. North
Aurora, CO 80011
Donations qualify for a non-for-profit tax exemption
Tax ID # - 98-1674600
DoubleTree by Hilton Denver – Stapleton North
4040 Quebec Street
Denver, Colorado 80216
The Rumble in the Rockies Southwest Invitational Tournament is proud to announce they are a recipient of the GAA/DFA Global Games Development Initiative 2017.
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