Skagit Firecracker


Located in beautiful Skagit Valley, this popular summer tournament is a great way to kick off the season with your team. The Firecracker takes place on 28 beautiful grass fields alongside the Skagit River in Burlington, Washington. Skagit River Park is conveniently located near shopping, restaurants, lodging and other exciting entertainment.

**Northwest United does not charge for parking at this event.**


U9 thru U19 Boys and Girls

Premier and Select Teams

Skagit River Park Burlington, WA (1100 S Skagit St, Burlington, WA 98233)

Age Groups

NW United will be using the new US Soccer standards on age, how many players are on the field, and roster sizes. (See below).

U9 - Players born in 2014, roster size – 14
U10 – Players born in 2013, roster size – 14

U11 – Players born in 2012, roster size – 16
U12 – Players born in 2011, roster size – 16

U13 – Players born in 2010, roster size – 18
U14 – Players born in 2009, roster size – 18
U15 – Players born in 2008, roster size – 18
U16 – Players born in 2007, roster size – 18
U17 – Players born in 2006, roster size – 18
U19 – Players born in 2005/04, roster size – 18

Registration Fees

U9-U10 7 v 7 Fee $435
U11-U12 9 v 9 Fee $695
U13-U19 11 v 11  Fee $795


Tournament ROC'S - CLICK HERE

Tournament Field Map - CLICK HERE

Heat Conditions - CLICK HERE

For any questions about the Tournament please contact Tournament Director Lauren Jansen at

Where to Stay?


Skagit River Park is centrally located in the city of Burlington.
Mount Vernon is across the river. Bellingham is 25 minutes north. Marysville is 25 minutes south.
All these towns have great lodging opportunities or stay with our preferred partner at La Quinta in Burlington!

Camping at the Firecracker - Reopened!
Camping at the Firecracker

RV and tent camping are available at Skagit River Park right next to the fields.

PARK POLICY: RVs must enter the park from E. Gilkey Rd or E. Whitmarsh Rd.  No RVs can enter from S. Skagit St. due to speed bumps.

No RV hook-ups available. There are public restrooms available at the park, but no showers.

RV Camping - $90.00
$90.00 for the weekend, includes 1 tent per RV.

Tent Camping - $25.00
$25.00 for the weekend.

Northwest United FC, Skagit River Park, and any and all tournament officials will not be held responsible for lost or stolen items. Be sure to secure your belongings when leaving your campsite and closing down for the night!