Fieldhouse FC Columbia Cup
13132 State Rt 22, Canaan, NY 12029 Massachusetts (New England Region)
Saturday, March 2, 2013 through Sunday, March 24, 2013
Entry Deadline: Friday, Feb. 1, 2013
Contact: Pete Lopez - 4133291313 - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fieldhouse at Canaan, LLC
March 2 (U12G)
March 3 (U12B)
March 9 (U14G)
March 10 (U14B)
March 16 (U16G)
March 17 (U16B)
March 23 (U18G)
March 24 (U18B)
A Fieldhouse FC Nor'Easter Champions League Event
By age group, series of once-per-month single day 8-team tournaments from Nov-Apr culminate with the top 4 teams (on points) meeting in May's Cinco de Mayo Clasico finale.
Cost: $200 per team per event (minimum three 40-minute games). Finals are 30-minute games.
TOURNAMENT DAY SCHEDULE
Local teams to be scheduled more in Group 1 (teams #1-4). Teams with greater distance to travel to be scheduled more in Group 2 (teams #5-8).
1) For U12-U14, 7 players per team (6+GK).
2) For U16-U18, Open, 40+, 6 players per team (5+GK).
3) Recommended that 10-12 players rostered per team.
4) Minimum of 4 players are needed to start and continue a game.
5) U12 uses size 4 ball, all other size 5.6) Shin guards are mandatory equipment for players.
7) No slide tackling (any part of knee touching ground) - resulting in direct kick for opposing team at location of slide tackle. Exception to rule is GK slide tackle in penalty area.
8) The ball is out of play when the ball makes contact with the building roof structure or lighting. If not the result of a deflection, a penalty kick is awarded to the opposing team. If resulting from deflection, a direct free kick is awarded to the opposing team from the location directly below where the ball made contact with the superstructure, netting, or lighting.
9) Single step is allowed by the player taking a penalty kick. (Given shorter distance, this offsets the big advantage a kicker would have with run-in.)
10) Throw-ins are replaced with indirect kick-ins.
11) Side-line kick-ins are indirect - all other free kicks are direct (including corner kick).
12) Goal-kicks and goalkeeper punts/throws must land on defensive half. If not, indirect at midfield for opposing team.
13) No off-sides.
14) When the goal differential is 5 or above, the winning team removes a first player.
15) When the goal differential is 10 or above, the winning team removes a second player.
16) Unlimited substitutions allowed on all stoppage of play (goal, kick-in, foul, injury).
17) Beyond these exceptions, FIFA rules apply.
3 points for a win
1 point for a tie
0 points for a loss
TIE-BREAKER (teams level on points after group play)
1) Head to head points
2) Goal difference
3) Goals allowed
4) Goals scored