All teams are guaranteed three games (weather permitting).
Bracket size for each age group will determine format for semi-finals where applicable.
Single age brackets will be used where possible. The tournament committee will determine brackets.
U9-U10 will play a 50 minute game with a five minute half time.
U11-U19 will play a 60 minute game with a five minute half time.
First and second place awards will be presented at the conclusion of the final games.
All participants will receive a tournament token.
All teams must provide the following at registration: Laminated player and coach’s passes Medical releases Loan player forms Travel papers (if traveling from outside Nevada)
Home team is listed first on the schedule. Home team must change Jerseys if there is a conflict.
Home team will take the North/East side of the field. Home team will provide game ball.
Teams will be awarded points for game results as follows:
TIE BREAKER In the event that two teams are tied in points at the end of the preliminary games, the following tie breakers shall be applied in the order given until a winner is determined. If more than 2 teams are tied in points at the end of the preliminary games, the following tie breakers shall be applied in the order given until a team is eliminated and then the remaining teams will start at number one.
Substitutions are unlimited and as follows: Prior to throw-in in your favor Prior to all goal kicks After any goal After a yellow card Injury, one for one.
Ejection of current game and next game. Committee reserves the right to impose stricter penalty for fighting, foul language, spitting, etc. Any coach red carded risks tournament banishment. Coaches are responsible for their fans, etc. YELLOW CARDS:
Any player receiving 2 yellow cards in one game will sit out the remainder of the game and the next game.
The results of any game terminated as consequences of abandonment shall be based on the score at the time. If the referee deems one team responsible, the score will be a 1 - 0 shut out and the guilty team will also have a (2) point deduction from their total points.
Played under the FIFA, USYSA, and USYSNV adjustment for your competition. FIFA “Laws of the game” and rules of USYSA shall apply. All decisions by the tournament committee are final and the committee reserves the right to alter the format to enhance fair play and safety. THERE WILL BE NO PROTESTS OR APPEALS.
Tournament matches will be played in all weather conditions unless the referee determines the conditions are dangerous and/or life threatening as per FIFA/USYSA/USYSNV regulations. The tournament committee will do everything in their control to make sure all matches are played, however if it is out of their control the tournament standings at the time will be final without refund.