MID SEASON Tournament
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Valley Center Youth Soccer Mid Season Tournament
Date: October 11, 2014
Start Time: 8:00am
Fields: Valley Center Elementary School Lower Field and Football Field, Cole Grade Park Field and Valley Center Middle School Field.
Registration: Teams must check in at the Mandatory
Registration. Field Marshal tent will be located by the Snack Bar at the
Elementary School. Check In will be 1 hour before the team’s first scheduled
game. Games not played will be classified as "Forfeits”. Only registered VCYS
Recreational Players assigned to a team may participate in the Tournament.
3.Medical Release forms must be on hand for each player.
4. There will be no stoppage time for injuries; in other words, there is a running clock for all games.
5. Semi Final and Finals add- on time is at the discretion of the referee.
6. Coaches MUST have team ready to take the field 10 minutes before scheduled time for every game.
All games are deemed to have started at the scheduled time. Any delay of start time, or delay of play, for any reason, shall be deducted from the time of the game involved, not from any following game. If a team is not able to field the minimum number of players, within 10 minutes of the scheduled start time, then they will forfeit the game. Any team or league administrator may act as coach for a game. All games will end on time.
7. The Tournament
Director has the final say on the determination of safety and suitability of
each player’s equipment, including the wearing of a hard brace and/or hard
cast. Shin guards are mandatory for all players.
8. Determining Winners: Teams will be awarded points on the following basis:
·Six (6) points for each Win
·Three (3) points for each Tie
·Zero (0) points for each Loss
·One (1) point for each goal scored up to a maximum of three (3) per game
·One (1) point for each shutout
·Minus one (-1) for each player or coach ejected
·A 0-0 tie will be scored as 4 points for each team (3 for tie, 1 for shutout)
In the event of a tie in points at the end of bracket play, the teams to advance will be determined as follows:
·The winner in head to head competition
1st and 2nd place scoring teams advance to the Semi Final game in a 6 team bracket. Winners advance to Finals.
1st and 2nd place scoring teams in four team brackets go directly to Final, no Semi Final.
Forfeits/Byes: All teams who forfeit will have the game(s) scored as a 0-1 loss. The winner will be awarded eight (8) points (6 for the win; 1 for a goal and 1 for a shutout). If, at the discretion of the Tournament Director, a forfeit provides an unfair advantage, the Tournament Director may make an adjustment in the bracket. Teams forfeiting their first game will be assumed to forfeit all of their games unless they contact the Tournament Director at least 3 hours prior to their subsequent games. Teams will forfeit for any of the following reasons:
·Teams fail to check in at the required location, ready to play ten minutes before the scheduled kick off time
·Teams fail to report to the field with the minimum number of players required to start the game
·Coach is ejected and fails to leave the field when directed to do so
·Game is suspended due to the misconduct of players, coaches, administrators, parents or spectators
·The Referees and VCYS Board Members shall have the final authority for the enforcement of these rules. Refusal to comply or repeated infractions may result in disqualification of the team or removal from the grounds.
·All players, coaches and spectators will be expected to demonstrate good Sportsman like conduct. Coaches have total responsibility for the conduct of their Player’s, substitutes, friends and spectators at all times. Inappropriate conduct by your team’s spectators can jeopardize your coach and/or team. If a referee terminates a game due to misconduct of players or spectators, the offending team will forfeit. The offending player, spectator or team may be banned from further participation in the tournament.
·Zero Tolerance will be in effect for any abuse to a referee at any time during the Tournament. The Coach or spectator will be asked to leave the Tournament if an infraction has been made.
·Coaches and Spectators may be asked to leave the grounds or escorted by local Sheriff if need be for unsportsmanlike behavior or inappropriate behavior.
·Coaches must remain within the Coaching Zone/ Technical Area during the game.
·All spectators must remain outside of the Coaching Zone/ Technical Area.
·At no time is there to be any alcoholic beverages at the tournament sites.
·Pets are not allowed on any of the fields.
·This is a smoke-free environment; no smoking is allowed at any of the fields.
·No alcohol or drugs allowed on any field.
·After each game, please pick up the trash on your sideline and place it in one of the provided receptacles.
·Please help us keep the games on time by immediately collecting your things and clearing your sideline after your game. This will allow the next team to move into position and prepare for the start of their game.
VCYS Board of Directors
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For more information contact Dale Blasius at: Hurricanes@vcys.org
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