Join the largest goalkeeper event in Austin and Central Texas with over 50 goalkeepers per individual challenge in the series. Each challenge tests goalkeepers in a multi-competition event and provides a fun, rewarding, and memorable experience for goalkeepers of any club, team, or level. Compete in one or multiple events, climb the leaderboard, and most importantly, develop your shot stopping abilities! Available to boys and girls born 2000-2012 from any team or club!
The Lonestar Goalkeeper Challenge Series is comprised of 3 separate challenges throughout the 2018-19 season. Each event/challenge is comprised of multiple competitions designed to test your goalkeeper in a variety of situations, in a fun, exciting, and competitive environment. Winners are recognized per age group/division for each event, and accumulate points over the course of the three challenges in order to determine who is the top goalkeeper in Austin and Central Texas for the 2018-2019 season!
2018-19 Series Schedule & Format
In our updated format, we have divided our series into the following model to create learning opportunities for the players:
Education - Demonstration and explanation of proper technique and execution
Training - Practice and execution of activity to prepare players for competition
Competition - Points earned to accumulate towards leaderboard of one or multiple challenges
December 15th, 2018 - 10:00am-2:00pm
- 1v1 (Education/Training/Competition)
- 2v2 (Education/Training/Competition)
- Speed, Agility, Quickness, Power Phase 1 - (Education/Training/Competition)
January 19th, 2019 - 10:00am-2:00pm
(Rainout date - January 20th, 2019)
- Speed, Agility, Quickness, Power Phase 2 - (Education/Training/Competition)
- 25 Yard Shootout - (Education/Training/Competition)
- Penalty Kicks - (Education/Training/Competition)
April 19th, 2019- 10:00am-2:00pm (School Holiday)
* includes strikers from Striker Challenge Series
- Diving (Education/Training/Competition)
- Catching (Education/Training/Competition)
- Parrying (Education/Training/Competition)
- Angle Play(Education/Training/Competition)
- Reaction (Education/Training/Competition)
- Penalty Kicks (Education/Training/Competition)
Live Leaderboard & Standings
Follow the action live at each challenge and throughout the year with our live leaderboard - scores from each round are entered via an official scorekeeper, allowing you to keep up with your striker's progress by the minute.
Individual Challenge - $170
- - Compete in one or multiple individual challenges
- - Challenge winners receive a Soccer.com voucher and trophy
- - Division/group winners receive an award
- - Includes t-shirt
- - Compete in multiple challenge events over the 2018-2019 series, with overall leader in standings recognized as Grand Champion.
- - Grand Champions receive trophy, a Soccer.com voucher and free entry to defend their title for the following year.
- - Grand Champions are recognized with engraving onto the perpetual Goalkeeper Challenge Series Cup (kept at the Lonestar office) and a photo ceremony.
In order to be considered the Grand Champion and win the Goalkeeper Challenge Series, players must compete in two out of the three events, including the final event.
North Austin Optimist/Morrow St.
1101 Morrow St.
(click here for map & directions)
For questions and concerns, please contact Colleen Pitts ([email protected]).