2013 Tournament Brochure

2013 Tournament format, age groups and schedule information

This year's tournament will be held on Columbus Weekend, October12 and 13, 2013 at Greenvale Park in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Our format remains the same, all games in a division are played in one day at one venue, on one field, no running around town, or running from field to field. Just come and enjoy the day, set up your tents near your field and relax.

Fees: U9 - U11 micro soccer, $420 per team, U12 - U14, $440 per team

General Information: There are actually two one day tournaments, with the Boys U9 through U14 age groups playing on Saturday, October 12,2013 and the girls from U9 through U14 playing on Sunday, October 13,2013.

Format: All games for a given team will be played at only one venue, Greenvale Soccer Complex in the Town of Poughkeepsie, NY. Each division of 6 teams will play a round robin of five 28 minute games. There will be 4 full sized and 3 micro fields at Greenvale. Games are played between 9 am and 6 pm, with teams closest to Poughkeepsie playing the earliest games. First and second place teams for each division are determined by win-loss record, points and tiebreakers (click on "2012 Rules" above.

Awards:First and second place awards will be given for each group of 6, including when there is more than one group of the same age group. All U9 through U11 players not receiving a first or second place award will receive a participation award.

Rules: Please click on "2013 Rules above. The most frequently asked questions are about guest players and roster size. See below.

  1. Guest Players: Three (3) guest players are allowed. They must have a valid travel player pass or a special tournament pass issued by your league office. EHYSL players must adhere to league rules regarding guest players at tournaments and the coach must have all authorized forms with them at the tournament.
  2. Team and Roster Sizes: (as per new US Youth Soccer guidelines and our league's rules of play)
    1. U9 and U10: 7 + keeper, Roster max 16
    2. Under 11: 8 + keeper, Roster max 16
    3. U12 and up: Standard 11 person team, roster max 18
  3. Micro Field sizes: U9 thru U11: Length 70-80 yards, width, 40-50 yards, goal size 7'x21'.

Cancellation: Field playability will be determined either by te town or the referees. If a day is cancelled, it will be played on Monday, October 8, 2012  If both days are cancelled, Saturdays games will be made up on Monday if fields are playable. If either or both days are cancelled, 80% of the tournament fees will be refunded.