Gateway Classic High School Tournament

The Gateway Classic is the largest high school tournament in the country and is held annually in St. Louis, Missouri on five beautiful turf fields (one water-based and four field turfs).  2020 is the 21st year of the Gateway Classic Tournament in St. Louis, MO.  Registration is limited and the tournament fills up very quickly so get your applications in early. Registration opens February 7th, 2020.

2020 Gateway Classic Details

Tournament Dates and Times

September 4th, 5th, 6th

Labor Day weekend 

Friday - 2pm-10pm

Saturday - 7am-9pm

Sunday - 8am-2pm

*We do our best to accommodate time requests, out of town teams will have first preference when the schedule is made. 

Tournament Location

Sport Port 

12525 Sport Port Road

Maryland Heights, MO 62146

Tournament Divisions

Varsity Division (4 team pools)

Varsity Division (5 teams pools)

Junior Varsity Division

C/Freshman Division

Tournament Fees

Varsity Division (3 games) - $495

Varsity Division (4 games) - $660

JV and C/Freshman Division - $325

Tournament Includes

Full field regulation (30 minute half) games, all games on turf fields (water and field turf), sanctioned officials, pool champion awards (t-shirts and trophies), athletic trainers

Tournament Level

Schools select their level upon applying for the tournament.  Teams can select from lower, intermediate, or higher level of teams in their pool. 

Team Hotels

Team hotel information will be sent out to all registrations by April 1st! Email Kelly at for more information.