Tournament Rules

                                   

  • Age Groups: 
    • Boys and Girls Travel Teams U-8 thru U-12
  • Competition: 
    • This tournament is for club and tournament teams and NO state or league select teams will be accepted 
    • Each team will play 2 games on Saturday 
    • All games will be 55 minutes in length (2 - 25 minute halves and a 5 minute halftime)
    • There will be no recording of scores or standings
  • Game Format:
    • U8, U9, U10 - All games will be played 7 v 7 short-sided format
    • U11, U12 - All games will be played 9 v 9 short-sided format
  • Levels of play:
    • Premier
    • Club
    • Lower 
  • Roster Size: 
    • Maximum roster for U8, U9 and U10 teams is fourteen (14) players (including three (3) guest players) 
    • Maximum roster for U11 and U12 teams is sixteen (16) players (including three (3) guest players) 
    • Players may only participate on one team during the tournament
  • Sanctioning: 
    • This tournament is sanctioned by both US Club Soccer and the USYSA
    • Played under the jurisdiction of NJYSA
    • USYS state rosters, player passes, and medical release forms are required for all teams
    • Permission to travel form is required for teams outside of New Jersey
  • Referees:
    • A 1-man state licensed referee will be used for each game in all divisions
  • Fee:
    • $295 for all divisions
    • If the tournament is cancelled for any reason before the start of the tournament, teams will be refunded 70% of their entry fee
    • The reasons include, but are not limited to severe weather, field usage, or a FSL organization management decision
  • Awards:
    • Each team will receive one (1) tournament soccer ball and (1) tournament bag
    • Awards will be given out to teams with the best costumes and best team pumpkin at each location
    • Costumes are not to be worn during the games if they interfere or can cause harm to the player or other players
    • All costumes must contain a visible player number
  • Patches:
    • Each tournament participant will receive a tournament patch
    • FSL strongly encourages the exchange of club patches between competing teams at the end of each game