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   MASS CUP 2017 TOURNAMENT HEADQUARTERS

SATURDAY, JUNE 24 and SUNDAY, JUNE 25

FRASCA SOCCER COMPLEX

295 NORTH STREET, TEWKSBURY, MA 01876

The MASS CUP is an MYSA sanctioned tournament 
and offers age group competition for both Boys and Girls in the U8, U10 and U12 Age/Grade Groups.
Level of Competition is Town Travel/Recreational.

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MASS CUP 2017 TEAM REGISTRATION PORTAL

REGISTER A TEAM HERE FOR MASSCUP 2017 USING TOURNEY MACHINE

Questions?  Please contact us at tourneyTYSL@gmail.com

PLEASE NOTE: MASS CUP 2017 Team Registration is for coaches entering Tournament Teams.  Individual player registrations are not accepted.  

MASS CUP 2017 APPAREL PRE-SALES ORDERS

Click for MASS CUP 2017 T SHIRT ORDERING 

 

MASS CUP 2017 TEAM CHECK-IN DOCUMENTS

Click for MASS CUP 2017 TOURNAMENT CHECK-IN  DOCUMENT CHECKLIST

Click for MASS CUP 2017 TOURNAMENT TEAM ROSTER FORM

Click for MASS CUP 2017 TOURNAMENT MEDICAL RELEASE FORM

Click for MASS CUP 2017 TOURNAMENT CODE OF CONDUCT

 

MASS CUP  2017 GENERAL TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

Click for MASS CUP 2017 TOURNAMENT OVERVIEW

Click for MASS CUP 2017 OFFICIAL TOURNAMENT RULES 

Click for APPROVED USYSA PERMISSION TO HOST FORM

 

MASS CUP 2017 SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

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Click for SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES                     

Click for SPONSORSHIP APPLICATION

 

General Information 

Tewksbury Youth Soccer League cordially invites you to our MASS CUP 2017 soccer tournament. As a family-friendly, fun-first tournament, we are committed to hosting the highest quality event for players and their families. The number of participating teams will be limited in order to ensure a positive experience for all.  Over-crowded fields, parking lots and over-packed game schedules make for a hectic and stressful environment.  Our goal is deliver your family a memorable soccer experience…for all the right reasons!  We are particularly proud to offer tournament play for players in the U8 Age Group.  No longer do they have to sit and watch big brother or big sister play.  Now they have a tournament to call their own!  Due to high demand, especially for U8, please be sure to register early to avoid being put on a wait list.

Dates 

Saturday, June 24, 2017 (All Age Groups)

Sunday, June 25, 2017    (U12 Playoff Rounds ONLY)

Location

Frasca Soccer Complex

295 North Street, Tewksbury, MA 01876

Age Groups 

The MASS CUP 2017 Tournament offers competition for boys and girls in the following age groups: 

AGE GROUP

BORN BETWEEN

U8

9/1/2008  and 8/31/2010

U10

9/1/2006  and 8/31/2008

U12

9/1/2004  and 8/31/2006

*Players with August birthdays in 2008, 2006 and 2004 may play in either U8 or U10, U10 or U12, or in U12 if born in August 2004.

*Players may play up one Age Group, but no player may play down.  For example, a U8 eligible player may be put on a U10 Tournament Team.  But, a U12 eligible player may not play on a U10 Tournament Team.

 

Registration Fees

U8

$325.00

U10

$325.00

U12

$400.00

The Registration Fee shall be forfeited if a team does not play or withdraws after acceptance.  Exceptions to this policy are as follows: 

  1. Teams unable to compete because they have players who have qualified for Massachusetts Tournament Of Champions (MTOC).  Registration Fee will be refunded once organization provides tournament organizers the roster for MTOC qualifying team.

  2. If a team’s application is not accepted (due to wait-listing or other reasons as determined by the tournament organizers)

Registration Application Submission and Entry Deadline

The entry deadline for Registration Applications is Wednesday, June 21, 2017.  It is recommended that applications be submitted as soon as possible in order to avoid the wait list. When accepting applicants, the order will be determined by the chronological date of application and the date of payment receipt. Registration Applications must be submitted online by navigating to www.tewksburyyouthsoccer.org and following the Registration Instructions. 

Rosters 

AGE GROUP

FORMAT

MAXIMUM ROSTER SIZE

U8

6v6

12 players

U10

7v7

12 players

U12

9v9

16 players

 

Game Durations

AGE GROUP

GAME LENGTH

HALVES

HALFTIME

U8

40 minutes

2 X 20 minutes

5 minutes

U10

40 minutes

2 X 20 minutes

5 minutes

U12

50 minutes

2 X 25 Minutes

5 minutes

 

Non-Competitive Age Groups (U8, U10) 

MASS CUP 2017 offers 6v6 format for boys and girls teams in the U8 Age Group and 7v7 for U10 play.  These Age Groups play a one-day tournament on Saturday ONLY.  Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 3 games.   There are no elimination rounds and no champions are crowned. Each player will receive a participation award.  In addition, at the end of each game, one player from each team will be awarded a Sportsmanship Award as voted on by their opponent. 

Competitive Age Groups (U12)

MASS CUP 2017 offers 9v9 format for boys and girls teams in the U12 Age Group.  This Age Group plays in a two-day tournament on Saturday and Sunday.  Each team is guaranteed a minimum of three (3) games of pool/group stage play on Saturday. Finalists, as determined by the tournament organizers (based on number of teams in the Age Group), will play in elimination rounds on Sunday.  Champions will be crowned.

Awards 

Non-competitive (U8, U10): Each player will receive an award for participation.  Sportsmanship Awards as voted on by peers.

Competitive (U12): Each player will receive an award for participation.  Sportsmanship Awards as voted on by peers.  Winners and Runners-Up in the BU12 and GU12 Age Group will receive an award.

Patch Tournament 

All players will exchange patches with players of the opposing teams following each game.  Please remember to bring enough patches or for the number of games your team will play.

On-Site Check-In

All teams must check-in prior to their first game and, preferably, prior to the start of the tournament. Only teams that have previously registered online and had their application accepted by the tournament organizers will be allowed to check-in for tournament play. Check-in will be held on Friday, June 23 at Frasca Soccer Complex, 295 North Street, Tewksbury, MA 01876 from 4:00 PM to 7:00PM.  For those coaches unable to check-in their team on Friday (6/23), they may do so on Saturday (6/24) as early in the day as possible and, preferably, prior to the tournament start time of 8:00 AM.  The following documents must be presented at check-in for examination by tournament organizers:

  1. MASS CUP 2017 Tournament Team Roster Form

  2. state-affiliate/league certified roster(s) evidencing age and organizational affiliation of all players and coaches on the MASS CUP 2017 Tournament Team Roster (Spring 2017 league player and coach ID cards may be used in lieu of certified rosters)

  3. copies of league player and coach ID cards (U12 only)

  4. copies of birth certificates (U8 only)

  5. MASS CUP 2017 Tournament Medical Release Form signed by parent/guardian for each player on roster (only the medical release form provided by MASS CUP 2017 will be accepted)

  6. Copies of coaches MYSA issued credentials (which must be worn during the tournament)

  7. Coach Code of Conduct

 

Tournament Cancellation  

The tournament organizers reserve the right to cancel the tournament should inclement weather or other unforeseen events result in conditions that are hazardous to the participants or the facilities.  Registration Fees will be equally assessed for the costs incurred by the tournament committee and the balance returned to each team.