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Mankato SoccerFest

Join us for SoccerFest on June 13, 2020

FULL INFORMATION IS BELOW. 

Let's Play Soccer!

Mankato SoccerFest

June 13, 2020

Registration Deadline: May 22, 2020

Mankato United Soccer Club invites teams to participate in SoccerFest, a soccer jamboree for MN Blue (formally Gold and C3) and rec-plus teams in age groups 8U-14U.

Soccerfest will run from 9 am to approximately 6 pm on Saturday, June 13, 2020, with play at the Caswell North Soccer Complex and the Good Shepherd fields. We will have separate brackets for boys and girls teams in 7/8U, 9/10U, 11/12U and 13/14U.

Our goal for SoccerFest is to provide players with an opportunity to experience the excitement of playing soccer in a safe, fair and fun jamboree environment. All players will receive participation medals.

Headquarters: Caswell North Soccer Complex.

Medical Assistance: Basic medical assistance will be provided on site. Local medical providers have been notified of the tournament. Teams are responsible for player transportation to medical facilities, unless an ambulance is required.

SoccerFest Rules

Mankato Soccerfest will follow FIFA rules except as modified by MYSA and the tournament. Please see Mankato SoccerFest Modified Rules of Play for complete tournament rules.

Check-in

Teams must submit an official roster and medical authorization forms for players. Check-in will begin at 7 am. Rosters are frozen at check-in. Players may not be on more than one roster.

All competitive and Rec-Plus players must have valid player passes. Rec players must be listed on a team roster.

All referees will be certified USSF officials.

Games

Each team will play three games. We will use a round-robin tournament generator for the festival (http://www.teamopolis.com/tools/round-robin-generator.aspx). We will try and schedule a break between matches.

  • 8U will play two 15-minute periods
  • 10U will play two 20-minute periods
  • 12U will play two 25-minute periods
  • 14U will play two 25-minute periods

SoccerFest is a player-centered event. Everyone present will be responsible for helping to promote a positive atmosphere. Players, coaches, spectators and officials, will follow the code of conduct as described in the MYSA Policies and Rules Manual.

Procedures for red cards will follow the MYSA Policies and Rules Manual.

Roster Limits

  • 8U is 8 players
  • 10U is 12 players
  • 12U is 16 players
  • 14U is 18 players

SoccerFest Team Registration Fees:

  • 8U is $120
  • 10U is $160
  • 12U is $180
  • 14U is $200

Registration Deadline: May 22, 2020

Acceptance: Mankato SoccerFest accepts teams based on date of registration. Once brackets are full, any additional teams will be placed on waiting lists. Teams will receive notification of acceptance no later than May 29, 2020.

Withdrawal: A team that withdraws before May 29th, 2020 will receive a 50% refund of the registration fee. If another team is available to take the place of the team withdrawing, then the withdrawing team will receive a 100% refund, minus a $25 administrative fee. Teams that withdraw after May 29th, 2020 will receive no refund.

Cancelled Games: A team with games cancelled due to weather will receive a voucher for 25% off fees for any one team from their home club for SoccerFest 2020.

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Questions

Send questions to Dan Dockham, Tournament Director, adrenalize1985@gmail.com, 507-995-9119

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