|Players may be manually added to and deleted from a team’s rosters at check-in provided their paperwork is in order; however, to speed up the process we ask that managers update their rosters in GotSoccer at least three days prior to the start of the tournament.
All players need to be on the same player card. Cards can not be mixed with CYSA and US Club. Need to be one association only.
Where to sit?
Canopies will be provided (*Depending on wind)
Benches will not be provided due to Covid.
Stay and Play
U11 and older must have a minimum of seven players to start a game.
A team will forfeit if it does not have these numbers at game time (either the scheduled game time or ten minutes after the conclusion of the prior game on the field, whichever is later). The home team will provide three balls that are acceptable to the referee.
Game duration, by halves, and ball sizes are as follows:
U9 – 2012 – 7v7 – 25 min halves – Size 4 Ball (Roster Size 14)
U10 – 2011 – 9v9* – 30 min halves – Size 4 Ball (Max roster size 16 players)
U11- 2010 – 9v9 – 30 min halves – Size 4 Ball (Max roster size 16 players)
U12 – 2009 – 11v11* – 30 min halves – Size 5 Ball (Max roster size 23 players, Only 18 players are permitted to be rostered per game)
U13 – 2008 – 11v11 – 30 min halves – Size 5 Ball (Max roster size 23 players, Only 18 players are permitted to be rostered per game)
U14 – 2007 – 11v11 – 30 min halves – Size 5 Ball (Max roster size 23 players, Only 18 players are permitted to be rostered per game)
U15 – 2006 – 11v11 – 35 min halves – Size 5 Ball (Max roster size 23 players, Only 18 players are permitted to be rostered per game)
U16 – 2005 – 11v11 – 35 min halves – Size 5 Ball (Max roster size 23 players, Only 18 players are permitted to be rostered per game)
U17 – 2004 – 11v11 – 35 min halves – Size 5 Ball (Max roster size 23 players, Only 18 players are permitted to be rostered per game)
U19 – 2002 – 11v11 – 35 min halves – Size 5 Ball (Max roster size 23 players, Only 18 players are permitted to be rostered per game)
5 Min Half Times
Note: 2011 will be playing 9v9 and 2009 will be playing 11v11
Substitutions: each team is allowed unlimited substitutions at any stoppage in play, with the approval of the referee. Teams should not seek an advantage by making excessive substitutions late in games, and it is within the referee’s discretion to keep substitutions in check.
All teams will be scheduled for a minimum of 3 games.
Teams shall be awarded points based on a 10 point system:
In the event of a tie, the winner will be determined as follows:
Wild Cards: For brackets with wild cards, wild cards will be selected from the second place teams who have accumulated the most points. Ties on points will be broken in accordance with the rules listed above.
Tournament staff may rearrange playoff games so a wildcard team does not play a rematch against its group winner.
A preliminary game can end in a tie.
Quarterfinals & Semi-Final Games ending in a tie will go directly to FIFA Kicks from the Mark to determine a winner.
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME, if tied after regulation, U11-U19 will play two (2) 10-minute overtime halves or U9-U10 will play two (5) minute overtime halves for U9-U10
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME, if tied after overtime, will proceed immediately to FIFA Kicks from the Mark procedure to determine the winner. In the event of an injury, time may be added on at the option of tournament officials.
Three Way Tie Scenario:
Example 1: Three way tie:
Example 2: Three way tie:
In this above example Team C is Eliminated. Since Team A and Team B are tied, those two teams will then be compared beginning with criterion 1 (Head to Head) to determine ultimate placement. In this case, Team B beat Team A 1-0 in pool play. Therefore, Team B is first place, Team A is second place and Team C is third place.
A team that receives an unfair advantage from a forfeit may have their final group stage bracket standing adjusted by the Tournament Director or their designee at their sole discretion. There is no financial consideration for either team involved in a forfeited game.
• At the end of five kicks the game will be scored as a 1-0 win for the team that has scored more penalty kicks, or a 0-0 tie if both teams are tied in penalty kicks at the end of five kicks.
• If regular games have been played in the bracket and the
In any shortened elimination game (play-in, quarter, semi, or final) that goes to penalty kicks, standard FIFA rules (minimum of five rounds) will apply unless the referee, Tournament Director, or Venue Manager decide that it is unsafe to proceed. Every attempt should be made to provide teams an equal number of penalty kicks.
There will be no refunds or reimbursements of tournament application fee for shortened, cancelled, or forfeited games.