16th Annual Seth Ernst Memorial Soccer Slam 2023 DATES: Join us then for 16th Year!

January 27 - 29: Ages u6/7 - u11 and U2Old/UWAY2OLD
February 24 - 26: Ages u12 - u14/15 and GHS Men & Women

Geneseo Foundation Activity Center
700 North State Street
Geneseo, IL 61254

Stenzel Auction Service | Seth Ernst (Online/Live Auction)

2022 DATES


Fri-Sun. January 28-30 (Ages 6/7 – u11 and U2Old/UWAY2Old)

Fri-Sun. February 25-27 (Ages u12 – u14/15 and GHS Men & Women)


Thanks to the overwhelming support of our local communities, the Seth Ernst Memorial Soccer Slam will again this year award four Seniors at the Geneseo High School with scholarships. Two scholarships for Girls and two for Boys in the amount of $1,000 each. Criteria for applying for the scholarships is to have played a minimum of 3 years in High School, submit an essay on what playing soccer has meant to them and have a letter written from a former coach on why they deserve to win a scholarship. Congratulations to these winners and best of luck in the future!

*Scholarship Application Available through Geneseo High School Counselors each Spring

2021 Recipients: Chloe Adams, Elizabeth Whiteman, Taylor DeSplinter, Ethan Holke, Riley Nelson, Mason Smith, Logan Fitzpatrick


2019 Recipients:  Griffin Tracey (first photo), Kaleb Decker, Lucas Johns, Caitlin Gorge, Jessica Daly,  and Kristin Polowy


Congratulations to our 2018 Scholarship Winners. We awarded $4750 in scholarships. Recipients: McKenzie Davison, Heather Dietrich, Reed Adams, Brandon Gallagher, Elizabeth Korthals, Dylan Hart and Braden Robinson.

(photo needed!)


2017 Winners:  Paige Gramling, Allyson Klein, AJ Miller, and Cayson Frerichs

2016 Winners:





2015 Winners:  (Photo not available)

Bailey Ries

Emily VandeWiele

Tanner Rusk

Gage Sears



2014 Winners:  Alissa Zobrist,  Jessa Coulter,  Adam Stenzel,  Blake Carmichael

2013 Recipients: Sawyer Claus,  Rachel Morton,  Kylie Lembke,  Jacob Rahn


2012  Winners:  Allison Brasche,  Josh DuBois






"I just wanted to tell you how excited all the fourth graders have been about the soccer tournament this past weekend. They are especially proud of the sportsmanship award! I have heard so many stories. Thanks to you, your family, and all the volunteers - the tournament affects so many people in a positive way!"