Tournament Rules


Age Groups: 

  • Boys and Girls Travel Teams U-8 thru U-12​


  • All games will be 55 minutes in length (2 - 25-minute halves and a 5-minute halftime)
  • Each team will play 2 games on Saturday 
  • This tournament is for club and tournament teams and NO state or league select teams will be accepted 


  • There will be no recording of scores or standings

Game Format:

  • U11, U12 - All games will be played 9 v 9 short-sided format
  • U8, U9, U10 - All games will be played 7 v 7 short-sided format

Levels of play:

  • Lower 
  • Club
  • Premier

Roster Size: 

  • Players may only participate on one team during the tournament
  • Maximum roster for U11 and U12 teams is sixteen (16) players (including three (3) guest players) 
  • Maximum roster for U8, U9 and U10 teams is fourteen (14) players (including three (3) guest players) 


  • Permission to travel form is required for teams outside of New Jersey
  • USYS state rosters, player passes, and medical release forms are required for all teams
  • Played under the jurisdiction of NJYSA
  • This tournament is sanctioned by both US Club Soccer and the USYSA


  • A 1-man state licensed referee will be used for each game in all divisions


  • The reasons include, but are not limited to severe weather, field usage, or a FSL organization management decision
  • If the tournament is cancelled for any reason before the start of the tournament, teams will be refunded 70% of their entry fee
  • Once a team’s application is accepted, there will be no refunds granted if a team decides to pull out of the tournament
  • $345 for all divisions

Giveaways / Patches:

  • FSL strongly encourages the exchange of club patches between competing teams at the end of each game
  • Each team will receive one (1) tournament soccer ball, (1) tournament bag and tournament patches for each player on the tournament roster


  • Costumes are not to be worn during the games if they interfere or can cause harm to the player or other players
  • Awards will be given out to teams with the best costumes and best team pumpkin at each location
  • All costumes must contain a visible player number