About

SRBIJADA – Annual Serbian North American Soccer Tournament

FRIDAY SEP. 1

4:00 PM
Tournament Kitchen Opens

5:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Welcoming Party & Live Entertainment

10:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Nightclub Party

SATURDAY SEP. 2

8:00 AM
Official Opening Ceremony

9:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Soccer Games Start

12:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Outdoor/Indoor Live Music Entertainment

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Dinner for Teams

8:00 PM
Tournament Meeting

10:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Nightclub Party

SUNDAY SEP. 3

8:00 AM
Tournament Kitchen Opens

8:00 AM
Soccer Games Begin

10:00 AM
Holy Liturgy

12:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Outdoor/Indoor Live Entertainment

6:30 PM
Open Division Championship Game

8:00 PM
Awards Banquet

10:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Nightclub Party

About-Purpose

Purpose of the Tournament:

  • To establish a traditional annual sporting event for Serbs in North America.
  • To promote the game of soccer among Serbian athletes.
  • To bring Serbian people from different Serbian communities together.
  • To enhance and promote the Serbian name across North America.
  • To financially help the hosting team.
  • To introduce new Serbian communities to visiting clubs.
  • To expand the athletic competition to other disciplines.

About-History

The Tournament

Every year, the tournament is held in a new city and has a new host club. First Srbijada was hosted in 1993 in Windsor, Ontario by the Windsor Serbs soccer club. Ending in 2016, 24 consecutive tournaments were held. During Srbijada, five competitions are held. Tournaments are held in open, over 30, over 40 and over 50 division. Both open and over 30 categories have been in existence since the beginning of the tournament, while over 40 category was added to the tournament program in 1998. This tournament is very similar to Karadjordje Cup that takes place in Australia.

Year Host City Host Club Winner Finalist
1993 Windsor, ON Windsor Serbs Delije, Los Angeles United Serbians – Milwaukee
1994 Milwaukee, WI United Serbians United Serbians – Milwaukee Delije, Los Angeles
1995 Cleveland, OH Karadjordje Karadjordje, Cleveland White Eagles, Vancouver
1996 Chicago, IL United Serbs United Serbs S.B.H., Chicago Hamilton Serbians, Hamilton
1997 Mesa, AZ Arizona Serbs United Serbs S.B.H., Chicago United Serbians – Milwaukee
1998 Hamilton, ON Winona Serbs Winona Serbs, Hamilton Hamilton Serbians, Hamilton
1999 Chicago, IL United Serbs White Eagles, Paterson, NJ United Serbs S.B.H., Chicago
2000 Milwaukee, WI United Serbians United Serbs S.B.H., Chicago FK Obilic, New York
2001 Paterson, NJ White Eaglesn White Eagles, Paterson, NJ United Serbs S.B.H., Chicago
2002 Windsor, ON Windsor Serbs White Eagles, Paterson United Serbs S.B.H., Chicago
2003 Cleveland, OH Karadjordje White Eagles, Paterson, NJ United Serbs S.B.H., Chicago
2004 Milwaukee, WI United Serbians United Serbs S.B.H., Chicago White Eagles, Paterson
2005 Niagara Falls, ON Srbija Niagara Falls United Serbs S.B.H., Chicago White Eagles, Paterson, NJ
2006 St. Petersburg, FL United Serbs United Serbs S.B.H., Chicago White Eagles, Patterson, NJ
2007 Vancouver, BC White Eagles Hamilton Serbians, Hamilton United Serbs S.B.H., Chicago
2008 Hamilton, ON Hamilton Serbians Hamilton Serbians, Hamilton PMI Serbs, Chicago
2009 Cleveland, OH Karadjordje White Eagles, Paterson, NJ Karadjordje, Cleveland, Ohio
2010 Phoenix, AZ United Serbs White Eagles, Paterson, NJ Karadjordje, Cleveland, Ohio
2011 Chicago, IL FK Morava Karadjordje, Cleveland, Ohio White Eagles, Paterson, NJ
2012 Paterson, NJ White Eagles United Serbians, Milwaukee FK Pingvini, Orlando, FL
2013 Akron, OH Gavrilo Princip Karadjordje, Cleveland, Ohio United Serbs S.B.H., Chicago
2014 Milwaukee, WI United Serbians Karadjordje, Cleveland, Ohio FK Pingvini, Orlando, FL
2015 Vancouver, BC White Eagles
2016 Orlando, FL FK Pingvini

Groups & Schedule

TBD

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Locations

Registration and Entertainment (Friday)

Srpska Bratska Pomoc
19697 W Grand Ave
Third Lake, IL 60046
Directions

Fields

Srpska Bratska Pomoc

19697 W Grand Ave
Third Lake, IL 60046
Directions

Gurnee Park District

900 Hunt Club Road
Gurnee, IL 60031
Directions

Airports

O’Hare International Airport (35 miles)
10000 W O’Hare Ave, Chicago, IL 60666
Directions
 

General Mitchell International Airport (45 miles)
5300 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207
Directions

Chicago Midway International Airport (62 miles)
5700 S Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL 60638
Directions

Hotels

1) Fairfield Inn by Marriott Chicago Gurnee

Address: 6090 Gurnee Mills Cir E, Gurnee, IL 60031

Phone: (847) 855-8868

Room Rate: $129/per night (includes continental breakfast and complimentary WIFI)

Book your group rate for SRBIJADA 2017

2) Hampton Inn Chicago/Gurnee

Address: 5550 Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL 60031

Phone: (847) 662-1100

Room Rate: $119/per night (includes continental breakfast and complimentary WIFI)

To book rooms, please call hotel direct and provide code SRB when booking or click on link below: Book your group rate for SRBIJADA 2017

3) Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center

Address: 6161 W Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL 60031

Phone: (847) 336-6300

Room Rate: $139/per night (includes breakfast buffet for two adults/children eat free and complimentary WIFI)

Call hotel direct and mention SRBIJADA 2017 when booking (must call by August 2nd)

4) Comfort Inn Gurnee – Mall Area

Address: 6080 Gurnee Mills Cir E, Gurnee, IL 60031

Phone: (847) 855-8866

Room Rate: $109.99/per night (includes continental breakfast and complimentary WIFI)

Must call hotel direct and provide booking code: SRBIJADA 2017 to receive the rate

5) Baymont Inn & Suites Gurnee

Address: 5430 Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL 60031

Phone: (847) 782-0890

Room Rate: $124/per night for king bed with pullout sofa or $129/per night for double bed with pullout sofa (includes continental breakfast and complimentary WIFI)

Must call hotel direct and provide booking code: SRBIJADA 2017 to receive the rate

6) Super 8 Gurnee

7) Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gurnee

8) La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Gurnee

 

Entertainment

Events

Attractions

New Gračanica Monastery


New Gračanica Monastery is a Serbian Orthodox monastery complex is located in Third Lake, Illinois, United States, a suburb of Chicago. The complex houses a scaled-up replica of the Gračanica monastery in Kosovo.

Six Flags Great America


Six Flagstheme park located at Gurnee, Illinois, in the Chicago metropolitan area. The park has ten themed sections, awater park, three specially themed children’s areas, and various other forms of entertainment. Six Flags Great America is 5th in number of roller coasters at any theme park in the world.

Wrigley Field


Wrigley Field is a baseball park located on the North Side of Chicago, Illinois. It is the home of the Chicago Cubs, 2016 World Series Champion. The oldest park in the National League, the current seating capacity is 41,268; it is the second-oldest in the majors after Fenway Park (1912), and the only remaining Federal League park.

Millennium Park


Discover a state-of-the-art collection of architecture, landscape design and art that provide the backdrop for hundreds of free cultural programs including concerts, exhibitions, tours, and family activities. In Millennium Park, you’ll find a new kind of town square – a lively, spectacular gathering spot located in the heart of the city and a destination for Chicagoans and visitors alike.

Shedd Aquarium


Indoor public aquarium in Chicago and one of the largest aquariums in the world.

Navy Pier


Navy Pier is a 3,300-foot-long pier on the Chicago shoreline of Lake Michigan. It is located in the Streeterville neighborhood of the Near North Side community area. The Navy Pier currently encompasses more than fifty acres of parks, gardens, shops, restaurants, family attractions and exhibition facilities and is the top leisure destination in the Midwest, drawing nearly nine million visitors annually. It is one of the most visited attractions in the entire Midwestern United States and is Chicago’s number one tourist attraction.


Willis Tower


The Willis Tower, commonly referred to as Sears Tower, is a 108-story, 1,450-foot (442.1 m) skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois, United States. At completion in 1973, it surpassed the World Trade Center towers in New York to become the tallest building in the world, a title it held for nearly 25 years and remained the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere until 2014 and the completion of a new building at the World Trade Center site. The Willis Tower is the second-tallest building in the United States and the 16th-tallest in the world. More than one million people visit its observation deck each year, making it one of Chicago’s most popular tourist destinations.

Chicago Riverwalk


Chicago Riverwalk offers a variety of opportunities to find the beauty and spirit of the Chicago River.

Sponsors

A variety of Market options are available.

To make arrangements or to get additional information please contact us

Mail your check (with Memo – Srbijada 2017) to:

UNITED SERBS SPORTS CLUB

P.O. Box 311

Northbrook , IL 60065

Annual Sponsorship:

GOLD Sponsorship

$3000.00+

Link to your website at our website

Company linked to the our Facebook Page

Two 4’x8′ Banners at our Field

A commemorative plaque including your sponsored team picture for your office

Contact

SILVER Sponsorship

$1000.00 – $2999.00

Link to your website at our website

Company linked to the our Facebook Page

One 4’x8′ Banner at our Field

BRONZE Sponsorship

$500.00- $999.00

Link to your website at our website

Company linked to the our Facebook Page

One 3’x6′ Banner at our Field

Other Donations- Face Value
If you are not in a position to contribute in any of the above sponsorship levels, please feel free to send a donation in the amount of your choice.

Sponsorship

EXCELLENT SPONSORSHIP POTENTIAL TO PROMOTE A BUSINESS OR A MISSION

We expect about 60 soccer teams and more than 1,000 soccer players coming from about 35 cities, 17 states in the United States and 4 provinces in Canada, with thousands of guests from Chicago and across North America to attend the event.

Aside from options in the Sponsorship Flyer, we are offering space on our Club and Tournament web page www.unitedserbssportclubchicago.com to promote your business or organization.

FLAT prices in USD PER MONTH for posting on our web site:

Sponsors Section Name

post text information

$125.00

Sponsors Section Logo

post an image with web address

$200.00

Front Page Banner

post a live link with image to open another window

$350.00

TO ARRANGE SPONSORSHIP:
Please contact the appropriate Srbijada 2017 Sponsorship Coordinator

 

Mail your check (with Memo – Srbijada 2017) to:

UNITED SERBS SPORTS CLUB – Srbijada 2017
P. O. BOX 311
Northbrook, IL 60065

Advertising Opportunities

Official Advertising Prices for Srbijada 2017 Tournament Book

Business Card Ad

$50.00

Quarter Page Ad

4 ½ in x 5 ½ in

$150.00

Half Page Ad

8 ½ in x 5 ½ in

$250.00

Full Page Ad

8 ½ in x 11 in

$500.00

All full-page sponsors can bring their own banner (4 ft x 8 ft) to be displayed on site during Srbijada tournament

Contact

Information Contacts

Dragan Micic, 847-902-7220
micicd@comcast.net

Sasa Bogosavljevic, 773-879-5155
abogosavljevic@pmicartoning.com

Sponsors