U10 may have a maximum of 12 players per team: no player can be dual-rostered.
U12 may have a maximum of 12 players per team: no player can be dual-rostered.
This is a competitive tournament, however all players will receive medals in honor of President’s Day
Acceptance of Teams:
Will be determined by the Tournament Committee
Accepted teams will be notified by email
Teams not accepted will have checks returned
Teams will be placed in the appropriate division at the discretion of the Tournament Committee
Competition and scheduling requests will be accommodated if possible.
FIFA Rules of the game are in effect, with the exception of those noted below.
Roster size: The maximum number of players per team is 12 (U12) and 12 for (U10) play
Minimum number of players ready to play at start of game per team is 4
Teams must be at their respective field 10-15 minutes prior to game time
Teams will have a 5-minute grace time. If a team fails to show up, the game will be ruled a forfeit, and not be replayed.
Game length: 25 minutes no half -time.
Players wearing casts or any other equipment/item the referee determines is dangerous to another player will NOT be allowed to play.
Shin guards are mandatory.
In event of conflicting colors, team listed first in each game is the home team and is responsible to wear alternate jerseys or pinnies.
Any player ejected from a game will be ineligible for his/her team’s next tournament game.
Competition is 6V6 small sided. .
Determination of winners
Teams will be awarded 3 points for a win and 1 point for a tie
Total points will then determine the order of finish
There will be no overtime In case of a tie in points the following criteria for tie breaking will be used:
Result of head to head competition
Least goals scored against.
Highest total goal differential-goals for/ minus goals against, to a maximum of 4 per game
Goals for, with a maximum differential of 6
The Tournament Coordinators will make final determination in all matters under dispute with the exception of FIFA rules, in which case the Head Referee will make the final decision.