Rules & Info

LOAN PLAYER FORMS. Teams are responsible for complying with the rules of their State Association regarding borrowing players from other teams. All loaned players must be listed on a Travel Roster approved by your State Association. Laminated players cards with a photograph for the 2018/2019 season are required for loaned players along with a medical release. Teams that are borrowing players who are registered with other State Associations will have to obtain Travel Papers for those players from the borrowed player’s State Association. Please comply with your state association travel regulations. 4. MEDICAL RELEASE FORMS signed by the parent or guardian for each team member. 5. TEAM ROSTER/GAME CARD. At Registration, each team will be given a Team Roster/Game Card form to complete. Once finalized at Registration, players not listed on the Team Roster/Game Card will not be allowed to play. Only players with complete appropriate documentation will be allowed to appear on the Team Roster/Game Card. Team rosters will be printed from the team’s application in the GotSoccer on-line system. Jersey numbers, player names, and ID numbers must be up to date in the on-line system 48 hours prior to the tournament.

USYSA TEAMS 1. PLAYER CARDS. Official laminated player cards with a photograph for the 2018/2019 season for each player. 2. TRAVEL PAPERS. All USYSA teams traveling from outside Region IV may need to provide appropriate travel documents approved by their State Association. Please comply with your state association travel regulations. USYSA Travel Papers consist of an approved Permission to Travel AND an approved roster of all players who will be traveling. Only players listed on the approved Travel Roster will be eligible to participate. Additions or substitutions of players after initial submittal will require an amended Travel Roster which must be approved by your State Association

NON USYSA TEAMS 1. PLAYER CARDS. Official and valid laminated player cards with a photograph for each player. 2. TRAVEL PAPERS. The appropriate travel documentation from the association to which your team is affiliated (e.g. AYSO, Super Y League, and US Club Soccer). For Super Y League or US Club Soccer, it is the approved roster printed from the US Club Soccer player registration system. 3. MEDICAL RELEASE FORMS signed by the parent or guardian for each team members. 4. TEAM ROSTER/GAME CARD. At Registration, each team will be given a Team Roster/Game Card form to complete. Once finalized at Registration, players not listed on the Team Roster/Game Card will not be allowed to play. Only players with complete appropriate documentation will be allowed to appear on the Team Roster/Game Card. Team rosters will be printed from the team’s application in the GotSoccer on-line system. Jersey numbers, player names, and ID numbers (if applicable) must be up to date in the on-line system 48 hours prior to the tournament.

TEAMS REGISTERED OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES 1. PLAYER CARDS. Official player cards with a photograph for the current season for each player if provided in your country. If no player cards are provided, you must notify us in advance and we will work with you to ensure you bring the necessary documentation. 2. TRAVEL PAPERS. Teams from outside the United States must provide permission to travel from your country’s soccer governing body. Passports or other travel documentation provided by your country may also be checked. 3. MEDICAL RELEASE FORMS signed by the parent or guardian for each team member. 4. TEAM ROSTER/GAME CARD. At Registration, each team will be given a Team Roster/Game Card form to complete. Once finalized at Registration, players not listed on the Team Roster/Game Card will not be allowed to play. Only players with complete appropriate documentation will be allowed to appear on the Team Roster/Game Card. Team rosters will be printed from the team’s application in the GotSoccer on-line system. Jersey numbers, player names, and ID numbers (if applicable) must be up to date in the on-line system 48 hours prior to the tournament.

FACILITY/ FIELD ASSIGNMENTS & SCHEDULES. Schedules released in advance of the tournament are subject to change. Reconfirm your schedule. Pay particular attention to field assignment for each of the days.  INCLEMENT WEATHER. Any disruption to the tournament because of inclement weather will be communicated to all teams via the website. The tournament organizer do not own the fields and does not make the final decision as to whether or not the facilities are playable. Please review to the tournament rules relating to inclement weather procedures.

TOURNAMENT RULES AND FORMAT Over aged players are not eligible to play.  Official squad lists, to be submitted prior to the tournament, may include a maximum of 18 players. A maximum of four players (outfield players or goalkeeper) may be substituted per match. Once a player comes out they may not re-enter the field of play. Players retain the same squad number throughout the tournament.

At the conclusion of the group fixtures, goal difference is used to separate two or more teams finishing level on points. If this fails to resolve a tie, the next criterion is the number of goals scored, then the number of points gained in the head-to-head comparison between the teams level on points.

The half-time interval lasts five minutes. There is no extra time; all play-offs and the final go straight to penalties in the event of a draw.

Age Groups (Calendar Year)

  • U9 – U10 play 7v7, Heading Rules Apply
  • U11 – U12 play 9v9, Heading Rules Apply
  • U13- U19 will play 11v11

Questions

For any questions please contact Ronny Charry at rcharry@rsl.com