2021 SKAGIT FIRECRACKER (June 25th, 26th & 27th)


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)

Registration Fees

U9-U10 7 v 7 Fee $450
U11-U12 9 v 9 Fee $600
U13-U19 11 v 11  Fee $800


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 2013 7v7 Roster size – 12
U10 – Players born in 2012 7v7 Roster size – 12
U11 – Players born in 2011 9v9 Roster size – 14
U12 – Players born in 2010 9v9 Roster size – 14
U13 – Players born in 2009 11v11 Roster size – 18
U14 – Players born in 2008 11v11 Roster size – 18
U15 – Players born in 2007 11v11 Roster size – 18
U16 – Players born in 2006 11v11 Roster size – 18
U17 – Players born in 2005 11v11 Roster size – 18
U18 – Players born in 200411v11Roster size – 18

U19 – Players born in 200311v11Roster size – 18

If you have any questions about the Tournament please contact the tournament director Mike Schleppy 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 - Due to COVID 19 there will be no camping allowed this year. (this is subject to change if state guidelines ease)