Pleasanton Sportspark, Parkside Drive
Marty Florian – 925-984-6540
All teams will do online check-in. Go to “Online Check-in” for details.
At the Mandatory Check-in, teams must provide the following required credentials:
Laminated Player Passes: USYSA, Super Y-League or US CLUB SOCCER laminated player passes with the player’s signature (for States that require signatures) and photo for all players will be required at initial check-in.
Signed Medical Release Forms will be required for all players at initial check-in.
Proper Travel Papers (if applicable) and Approved Rosters must be filed with appropriate state organizations and presented at check-in.
Coaches/Team Officials: Coaches and/or team official must present proper credentials (passes) for team check-in. Only credentialed coaches / team officials will be permitted on the sideline with the team.
U9 – U10 Teams: 7 v 7 format
*may register a maximum of fourteen (14) players.
U11 – U12 Teams: 9 v 9 format
*may register a maximum of sixteen (16) players.
* may use up to five (5) guest players. No player may compete in the tournament in two age groups or two different teams in the same weekend. Guest players must have completed guest player approval documentation to be eligible to play.
U13 – U14 Teams : 11 v 11 format
*may register a maximum of eighteen (18) players.
* may use up toseven (7)guest players. No player may compete in the tournament in two age groups in the same weekend. Guest players must have completed guest player approval documentation to be eligible to play.
U9 through U14 girls teams
All matches will use referees certified by the soccer federation.
RULES OF THE GAME:
All games will adhere to the rules set forth by FIFA with the following additions/clarifications:
Each team is to report to the Field Marshal at their assigned playing field for safety and credential check no later than thirty (30) minutes prior to the start of each scheduled game. Any player not providing the proper player pass will not be allowed to participate in the game. Player jersey number must match the jersey number on the game card. If the numbers don’t match, the referee is not to allow the player to take part in the match until this issue is resolved. The Field Marshal will report the results of the inspection to the referee. All games will begin on time. A team who fails to report by the scheduled kick-off will forfeit the game.
GAME CARDS AND PLAYER PASSES:
Game cards will be provided at the field by the Field Marshal. The Field Marshal will hold the game card and the player passes during the game. Player passes will be released to the team at the conclusion of the game when authorized to do so by the referee in charge and after both coaches have signed the card.
The Home Team is the first team listed on the game schedule and will change jerseys in case of a color conflict. If a tournament ball is not available, the Home Team will provide a suitable match ball. The game ball will be subject to referee approval.
LENGTH OF GAMES:
U9 – U10: two 25 minute halves
U11 – U14: two 30 minutes halves
In Final games, if tied after regulation, two complete 5-minute overtimes will be played. If the score remains tied after overtimes, then FIFA kicks from the penalty mark will determine the champion
U9 – U10 Teams: Goal kicks will be taken at the top of the 18 yard box. Corner kicks and off-sides are in effect
All players are required to wear shin guards at all times. No shin guards – NO PLAY! Dangerous equipment and devices are not allowed. Players wearing dangerous equipment or devices including, but not limited to, orthopedic casts, air splints, metal splints, and hinged knee braces are not eligible to participate in any game.
The Home Team will be the team that appears first on the game schedule. The Home Team will wear DARK colored jersey and will change jerseys in the event of a color conflict as declared by the referee. The Visiting team will be the team that appears second on the game schedule . The Visiting Team will wear LIGHT colored jerseys.
TENTS & BENCHES:
We will provide tents and benches for the players on the team side of the field.
FIFA substitution rules apply, with the exception that unlimited substitutions may be made at the discretion of the referee. Substitution can be made at any dead ball situation, by either team, Unlimited
A team who fails to report ready to play by the scheduled kick-off time or who cannot field a minimum of five (5) players for U9 – U10, six (6) players for U11 – U12 or seven (7) players for U13 – U14 at start time will forfeit. Teams failing to check in at the Mandatory Check-in or for taking actions which cause a game to be terminated will forfeit. All teams who forfeit will have the game(s) scored a 0-1 loss. The winner will be awarded seven points (six for the win and one for a goal).
FINAL GAME SCORE:
All games when concluded will be considered final as determined by the game referee. The score indicated on the game card cannot be disputed after it is turned over to the Field Marshal. Field Marshals will report match results to the tournament headquarters. Referees will report ejections to tournament headquarters.