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

Tournament Format

Saturday July 22nd – Round Robin Pool Play – 9am to 5pm
  • Pool play format with minimum of 2 games and max of 3 games per team
  • 20 minute halves with 5 minute halftime. All games will start on the hour. No extra time will be played in case of draws or injuries.
  • 13 players a side with unlimited rolling subs
Sunday July 23rd – Championship & Consolation Matches – 9am to 1pm
  • Each team will have either a championship or consolation match to play on Sunday
  • Matchups will be determined by pool play results
  • All games will be completed by 1:00 pm so teams can make afternoon travel home

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
  • 1st draft schedule to be released by June 15th
  • Final schedule released July 15th
If you are not a club from the Southwest and you are interested in participating, please reach out to our Tournament Director with your teams and codes to express your interest.

Southwest Invitational Team Registration

To accurately gauge the number of teams and arrange the resources and facilities required to host this event, we’re collecting a deposit of $100 per team. If we collect enough money to sustain the event via grants and sponsorship funding we will reimburse participating teams.

If you have further questions contact us via email.


DoubleTree by Hilton Denver – Stapleton North


4040 Quebec Street

Denver, Colorado 80216

Reserve Now


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.