Dear Coach, Manager or Club President:
The Rocky Hill Soccer Club invites you to participate in our 21st “Sylvie Poulin” Rocky Hill Columbus Day Classic Tournament to be held on Columbus Day weekend, October 6 and 7, 2018. This tournament is a Club/Travel league division for both boys and girls. The Connecticut Junior Soccer Association (CJSA) and the United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA) have sanctioned this tournament.
Each team entering the tournament must be currently registered with their State, National Association or any other US Soccer affiliated club. Maximum roster size will be twelve (12) players for U9 & U10, sixteen (16) players for U11 & U12 and twenty (20) players for U13 & U14 and all may include up to three (3) guest players. No player is allowed to be registered with more than one team per age bracket and no roster changes are permitted once the tournament has started. Teams from outside Region I and New Jersey must provide an authorized copy of the USYSA Permission to Travel Form and provide with registration.
Age groups: Separate competition for boys and girls will be held in the following age groups for players born on or after January 1:
When: Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7, 2018. Note local teams may be requested to play on Friday evening October 5, 2018.
Format: U11 thru U14/15 age groups will play 4 games that will consist of two (2) twenty-five (25) minute running time halves. Half time will be two (2) minutes. U9 and U10 will play 4 games that will consist of two (2) twenty (20) minute running time halves. Half time will be two (2) minutes. The three-referee system will be used for age brackets for U11 thru U14/15. Individual player awards will be given to the 1st and 2nd place teams at the end of the Round Robin format for U11 thru U14/15. Individual Medallions are provided to all U9 and U10 participants. U9 & U10 teams are encouraged but not required to exchange patches/pins after the completion of the game.
Application: A separate application and entry fee, for each club/travel/league team must be submitted by September 1, 2018. The fee is $525 for U9 thru U10 and $575 for U11 thru U14/15. Registration and Payments received by August 19, 2018 will be discounted to $500 (U9 & U10) and $550 (U11 thru U14/15). Please pay on line with a credit card when you register on line. For those that prefer paying by check, please make payable to Rocky Hill Soccer Club. All applications received after September 1, 2018 will be placed on a waiting list and processed on a space available basis. Team selection is at the discretion of the tournament committee and submission of an application does not guarantee acceptance. Acceptance confirmations will be emailed by September 11, 2018. Teams not selected will receive an immediate refund of their entry fee. Teams withdrawing from the tournament after receiving their acceptance confirmation will forfeit their entry fee.
If registering by US Mail, please mail completed applications with full payment to:
Rocky Hill Soccer Club
Attn: Tournament Director
P.O. Box 32
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
For more information, please visit our website at www.rockyhillsoccer.com, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.