GAME & COMPETITION FORMATS

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GAME LENGTHS

 

U10 – U12 will play 2 X 25 minutes (50 minute game)

U13 – U15 will play 2 X 30 minutes (60 minute game)

U16 – U19 will play 2 X 35 minutes (70 minute game)

 

All games will have a 5 minute half time.

 

All games must start exactly on time to maintain the tournament schedule. Failure to start the game on time may require the game length to be reduced accordingly.

 

All U10 – U12 games can end in a tie (no overtime played)

All U13 – U19 group games end in a tie

Only U13 – U19 Championship games cannot end in a tie. After regulation time, if the score is tied, the game will immediately go to penalty kicks (5 shooters)

 

GAME FORMAT

 

U10 = 7 v 7   (6 + GK)

U11 – U12 = 8 v 8   (7 + GK)

U13 – U19 = 11 v 11   (10 + GK)

 

Limited warm up time on the field before each game. Teams need to use the casual field space at the park. Note – leave ample time to get to your game field so that kick-off can be on time

 

SCHEDULE & RESULTS

 

Will be posted online only.

 

Referees will submit the official game score.

 

U10 – U12.  As per LTPD, no results (scores or standings) will be kept.

U13 – U19.  Scores and standings will be kept.

U13 – U19 Championship games will have a presentation immediately following the final game at the Headquarters of the park your game is played at. 

 

POINTS/SCORING FOR U13+

 

3 points for a win

1 point for a tie

0 points for a loss

1 point per goal scored (maximum of 3 per game)

2 points for a shutout

 

Maximum number of attainable points per game is 8

 

TIE-BREAKING FORMULA

 

  • Head to Head

  • Most wins

  • Goal difference

  • Goals for

  • Goals against

  • Lottery

 

The tournament director will have the final say on all tie-breaking scenarios.

 
 
 

FAILURE TO SHOW & FORFEITS

 

A team shall be allowed a five (5) minute grace period after the scheduled kick-off time before the match is awarded to their opponent.

 

ADDITIONAL RULES

 

In no case shall a team, which forfeits a game, be declared a group winner

If an apparent group winner forfeits a game, the team with the next best record shall be determined the group winner

If a team is the cause for the termination of a game, that team will be considered to have forfeited the game. This decision may not be protested

Playing a suspended player is grounds for a forfeit

A forfeit shall be recorded as a 1-0 victory for the opponent. 5 points would be awarded

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

All teams are scheduled for four (4) games; however, at the discretion of the tournament director, the number of games may be reduced due to exceptional circumstances. The tournament is not liable for any expenses and no refunds will be provided.

 

The tournament committee or their official representative will be responsible for any rule interpretation. Their decision will be final.

The tournament committee, event operations staff, and E11even Management are not liable for any injuries sustained by any participant in the tournament, on or off the field.

 

COMPETITION FORMATS

Group of 4

  • Will play all teams in group (3 round robin games)

  • 1st place vs 2nd place for gold medal 

  • 3rd place vs 4th place for consolation game 

 

Group of 5

  • Will play all teams (4 round robin games)

  • Final standings determined based on total points from round robin games 

 

Group of 6

  • Two pools of 3

  • Play all teams in pool (2) and one cross over game (random team in other pool)

  • 1st pool A vs. 1st pool B for gold medal 

  • 2nd pool A vs. 2nd pool B for consolation game

  • 3rd pool A vs 3rd pool B for consolation game

 

Group of 8

  • Two pools of 4

  • Play all teams in pool (3 round robin games)

  • 1st pool A vs. 1st pool B for gold medal 

  • 2nd pool A vs. 2nd pool B for consolation game

  • 3rd pool A vs 3rd pool B for consolation game

  • 4th pool A vs 4th pool B for consolation game 

 

Group of 7, 9, 11, 13

  • One pool

  • All teams play 4 randomly selected games in the pool 

  • Final standings based on total points earned 

Group of 12 

  • 4 pools of 3

  • Play both teams in your pool

  • Top team of each pool advances to championship bracket

  • 1st pool A vs 1st pool B

  • 1st pool C vs 1st pool D

  • Winners of 1st pool A/B vs winner of 1st pool C/D play in championship game

  • Losing team of 1st pool A/B vs losing team of 1st pool C/D in third place game

  • All other teams play in consolation bracket random 2 games

Group of 10 or 14

  • One pool

  • All teams play 3 randomly selected games in the pool 

  • 1st vs 2nd for gold medal games 

  • 3rd vs 4th, etc…  for consolation game