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Cherry Blossom Classic

MSI Cherry Blossom Classic

The 2023 Cherry Blossom Classic will be held March 17-19, 2023, providing MSI teams with a terrific opportunity to tune up for the spring season.  All games will be played on lighted, synthetic turf fields in Montgomery County. 
With the season starting the following weekend and limited opportunity to practice before hand, this is a must to get three pre-season, practice games in for your team!

Click here  to see accepted teams, jersey colors and brackets. Home team changes if colors clash 

3rd Grade - Updated 3.13.23
4th Grade
U10 - Updated 3.18.23
Boys U11
Girls U11
Boys U12
Girls U12
Boys U13
Girls U13
U14/15 - Updated 3.16.23
U15 and older

To register your team, login to your account at, click on "Volunteer" and then click on "Find Volunteer Roles". You will then see an option for "2023 Cherry Blossom". Choose the appropriate division and enter your team information. Please DO NOT invite players to your team/roster, even if the system asks you to! Registration is for teams only, not individuals.

Important Dates and Information
Monday, January 30 - online registration will be available for teams (participation is limited to MSI teams only)
Wednesday, February 22 - registration deadline (after that date, teams will be accepted on a "space available" basis, only)
Friday, March 10 (or sooner) - Cherry Blossom schedules posted
Friday, March 17 - Sunday, March 19 - Cherry Blossom Festival takes place

Registration Fee
3rd Grade -U12/6th Grade: $340 per team (if paying with check, "on time"; pay by check option will not be available past the registration deadline)
U13/7th Grade -U19:  $425 per team (if paying with check, "on time"; pay by check option will not be available past the registration deadline)
Credit Card payments will include an additional 3% transaction fee

For Rules and Regulations, 
click here

Festival Format:  All teams will play 3 games "festival style" (i.e., no standings are kept), all with 25-minute halves.  Intended dimensions of play at this time:
Grade 3/4 & U10:  7v7
Grade 5-6 /U11-U12:  9v9
Grade 7 /U13 and above:  11v11

Exact age bracket of divisions will be determined based on number of teams registering, but will not be combined with more than one year older. All teams will play three, 50 minutes games over the weekend. Some games may be played on Friday evening.

If you have any questions about MSI's Cherry Blossom Classic, please email [email protected]

Refund Policy:  if the festival must be canceled in its entirety, full refunds will be provided.  If teams play at least one game, no refunds will be provided (recognizing that there are many fixed costs associated with the event).


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7650 Standish Pl #108 
Rockville, Maryland 20855

Phone: 301-762-4674
Email: [email protected]

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