GENERAL INFORMATION

JUNE 18th & 19th 2022

SURREY, BC CANADA

  • Professionally managed by experienced staff

  • THREE elite tournament venues with more than 20 total fields​

  • Quality competition

  • First Aid/Athletic Therapists on location

  • All teams guaranteed four (4) games

  • Per LTPD regulations, no scores, standings, or awards for U10 – U12

  • Winners will have their names engraved on the “SX Spring Cup”

DATE:   June 18TH & 19TH 2022

LOCATION:    Surrey, BC, Canada

GENDER:   Boys & Girls 

LEVELS OF PLAY: 

U10 - U12 Development/Select 

U13 - U14 Tier 2 (Div 1) | Tier 3 (Div 2)

U15 - U19 Tier 2 (Metro) | Tier 3 (Gold)

 

REGISTRATION FEES:

Before April 15th 2022

U9 - U12  - $500 +GST 

U13 - U19 - $650 +GST 

After April 15th 2022

U9 - U12  - $550 +GST 

U13 - U19 - $700 +GST 

The fee shown in the registration system includes GST

SX SPRING CUP HIGHLIGHTS

AGES:

U10 = January 1st, 2013 born or later

U11 = January 1st, 2012 born or later

U12 = January 1st, 2011 born or later

U13 = January 1st, 2010 born or later

U14 = January 1st, 2009 born or later

U15 = January 1st, 2008 born or later

U16 = January 1st, 2007 born or later

U17 = January 1st, 2006 born or later

U18 = January 1st, 2005 born or later 

U19 = January 1st, 2004 born or later

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

E11even Management and the SX Cup Series have partnered with EventConnect, for the upcoming tournament season, to handle tournament registration, payments, team/player info, hotel bookings and overall tournament communications.

REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 2022
TOURNAMENT POLICIES

Please review the following policies. Any requests for exemptions to a policy must be received in writing a minimum of two weeks prior to the start of the tournament.

 

REFUND POLICY

Tournament registration fees are due in full at the time of application. Full refunds can be requested and issued, less a $150.00 administration fee, up to April 15th, 2022.

 

Requests for refunds must be made in writing, to the attention of the Showcase director. Requests can be emailed to cmurphy@e11evenmanagement.com.

 

After April 16th, 2022 no refunds will be issued, for any reason including acts of God. These include but are not limited to:

  • Rain/floods

  • Fires/smoke from fires

  • Earthquakes

  • Pandemics

 

COVID - 19 Note: While we are all still adjusting to life with Covid-19, for 2022 our refund policy applies to any reason for cancellation, including restrictions placed due to Covid-19.  There will not be a 100% refund guarantee. 

 

We are not responsible for team travel related issues such as postponed or a cancelled flights or travel restrictions that may be imposed. Teams must take appropriate measures to consider coverage, at the time of booking. 

 

In the event of unforeseen circumstances beyond control, the following will be considered:

  • A refund to reflect the remaining portion of the team’s registration 

  • A full or partial credit towards a future event 

  • A rescheduling of the event in the near future

 

TOURNAMENT ACCEPTANCE/INSURANCE POLICY 

 

As a BC Soccer sanctioned tournament, entry into the SX International Cup shall be limited to teams, which are properly affiliated with BC Soccer and/or other Provincial/State Associations.

 

Teams participating from outside of BC must provide copies of approved travel documents, prior to the tournament, for their team/players from the Provincial/State Association of which they are affiliated.

 

Only properly registered players, in good standing, shall be permitted to participate in the tournament. 

All teams are responsible for all registration, permits and approvals within their club/district and/or any other jurisdiction and governing body. We are not responsible for confirming player eligibility and/or insurability and trust all teams will comply with any/all policies put in place by their governing bodies in regards to player/team eligibility to participate in this or any other sanctioned tournament. 

 

STAY & PLAY POLICY 

 

All teams travelling from out of town, requiring accommodations must stay at one of the SX Cup host hotels. Host hotel information can be found HERE. All rooms must be booked through RoomRoster on your team dashboard.

 

Hotels vary by price and amenity so that teams can choose the option that suits them best. Bookings are first come, first served and once a selection is full teams must choose an alternate from the list provided. We expect a significant number of out of town teams and we recommend you book your hotel immediately upon registration.

 

Any team found to have not booked at a host hotel will be removed from the schedule and no refund will be provided.

 

GUEST PLAYER POLICY

 

Teams may use the services of a guest player so long as the following conditions are met:

  • A player is not on the roster of another team participating in a competitive division in the SX International Cup. A player can only play on one team in the tournament. U9-U12 teams can play on multiple teams, so long as they are not playing down in age.

  • If a team is from BC and the player is not registered with BC Soccer, the team must apply for a Short Term Event Player Permit for the player a minimum of 5 business days before the tournament date (August 20th 2022). To obtain a permit:

    •  click HERE and download the Short Term Event Player Permit from the BC Soccer website.  

    • fill out the form  (the Hosting Organization is E11even Management) 

    • send it to us HERE and we will sign it and send it to BC Soccer for you,

    • BC Soccer will then contact you to confirm the permit(s).

  • Teams participating in an approved tournament, wishing to use the services of a player registered with another team, shall first obtain written permission from the team & Youth District and/or Adult League with which the player is registered. Players registered with BC Soccer must use the form found HERE.

If you have any questions contact us HERE.

 

Teams looking for players, or players looking for a team may email us at sxcup@e11evenmanagement.com and we will try and match each other up.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEO USAGE POLICY

 

By registering for this event, you are consenting to the use of any photographs and/or video recordings, of any team player(s) or staff member(s), taken by E11even Management Inc. for use on our website, social media sites, and/or in any marketing materials. 

 

 

GAMEDAY INFORMATION 

 

GENERAL

 

Please keep in mind that the spirit of this event, for all levels, is to have fun and compete against other teams of similar ability. We understand that everyone likes to win; however, in the process, we expect that all teams respect their opponents and the match officials.

All teams shall be expected to play their first game as early as 8:30AM on September 3rd and their final game at 4:30PM on September 5th Please consider this in your travel plans. Requests will be considered but not guaranteed. Each year more than 100 teams travel to this top tournament and it simply not possible to accommodate everyone. 

 

TEAM CHECK-IN

 

Teams are not required to check in at the park, all required information must be entered in the team dashboard before the event.  

 

Players are not required to check in.  

 

Each team must provide a designated contact person, with an email address and phone number that will be used during the weekend, in the event that we need to communicate with your team.

As part of the online check in process teams must have pre-submitted:

 

  • Travel permit from Provincial or State Association (for non-BC based teams)

  • A current roster (uploaded on the registration system prior to team check-in)

  • Any permits required by the team. 

Information should be submitted by following the instructions found  HERE

 

ROSTERS

Teams U13+ must upload official roster to team dashboard before the tournament.

 

Teams may use guest players (per our policy)

 

Overage players are not permitted (unless written approval has been received from the tournament director). All players must be currently registered with their Provincial or State Association.

 

ID cards/player passes are not required; however, proof of age of a player may be requested at any time at check in or by the referee or another member of the tournament staff.

 

MATCHES

Played in accordance with FIFA laws, distinct U10-U12 rules are at the end of this document. For more information on game formats/competition formats, points and tie breakers click HERE

 

OFFICIALS

  

U10 – U12 will have a referee, and U13 – U19 will have 3 officials

 

If your referee is not at the field 5 minutes before the start of your game, please visit the closest field marshal tent and let us know. 

 

SUBSTITUTIONS

 

Unlimited for all age groups at the referee’s discretion.

 

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. 

DISCIPLINE

 

Any player receiving a red card in a match is subject to discipline as follows:

 

  • An automatic suspension of his/her next game

  • Potential further review/suspension by the discipline committee

The referee’s decision in matters concerning the Laws of the Game is considered final. The Tournament Officials will not overrule a referee's decision. 

CONDUCT

The SX Spring Cup has a zero-tolerance policy for verbal and/or physical abuse of any referee by players, team officials, parents or spectators and will take any infraction seriously (potential suspension for entire event or team expulsion from the tournament)

 

Players, coaches, and spectators are expected to conduct themselves within the Laws of the Game and generally accepted good sportsmanship. Displayers of temper or dissent are cause for ejection from the game and surrounding field area. Repeated violations may result in the suspension/expulsion of the team in question.

 

It is the responsibility of the Club/Team staff to control the conduct of its parents and other spectators. Failure to do so may result in a warning to the coach or person acting on the coach’s behalf.

 

If unacceptable behaviour persists, the referee may terminate the match.

All participants should be aware that Field Marshals have the authority and right to remove any unruly or uncivil spectators from the game field perimeter and/or the field complex area.

 

Absolutely no alcoholic beverages are permitted in the park.

PROTESTS

Only protests regarding non-referee decisions will be permitted.  

 

All protests will only be entertained if received, in writing, within one hour after the completion of the game in question. A $250.00 fee, payable in cash, must accompany all protests. Protests and fees can be delivered to the tournament headquarters. The protest fee will be fully refunded if the protest in question is deemed valid.

GRIEVANCES

 The following process has been implemented to address any complaints or issues that arise throughout the event.

  • Grievances must only be reported by a Team Managers by email to the Tournament Officials sxcup@e11evenmanagement.com 

  • Any reports from anyone other than a team official will be deleted upon receipt.

  • Provide a clear written account of the incident including – game number, time & location - name/names of persons involved 
     

A Tournament Official will respond to the grievance - 

  • All reports will be addressed in order of severity. 

  • All reports will be taken seriously; but not all will warrant further investigation. 

  • Some reports may not be addressed until after the event if they do not affect the outcome/running of the event.

INCLEMENT WEATHER

 

In the event of inclement weather, the tournament director will have the authority to:

 

Relocate or reschedule any game(s); Change the duration of any game(s); Cancel any game(s)

A game is considered complete if less than 25% of the time remains.

No refunds will be provided and E11even Management is not responsible for team’s out of pocket expenses in the event that the tournament is cancelled due to weather. In lieu of a refund, the tournament may provide a credit (full or partial) for a future tournament.

 

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.

 

FIELDS

 

The SX International Cup will take place in two cities at four main athletic parks, with a couple of satellite fields where required. 

We expect the parks to be extremely busy throughout the duration of the tournament. Please leave yourself ample time to travel and find parking.

 

All field maps can be found HERE.

 

FIRST AID

 

There will be first aid/athletic therapy tent on site during the tournament.  They are there to deal with basic injuries (cuts, sprains, etc), ankle taping, etc... For any serious emergencies, 911 is of course the best option.   Ankle taping requires the players to bring their own tape or pay a nominal fee.

 

TEAM PRESENTATION & PHOTO AREAS

All teams are encouraged to take their team’s photo at the presentation area at any time during the tournament.  You are also welcome to send or share them with us and we may use them on our Instagram, Twitter feed, Facebook page or website.  Use #sxcup on your posts so we find them or you can email them to us here. 

 

Teams winning their U13-U19 division will have their photo taken with the Championship trophy, right after the game.  Finalists will also have their photo taken.  If time permits, players may take individual photos with the Championship trophy, however the trophy will stay with the tournament.  Championship teams will have their team’s name engraved on the trophy. 

 

 
 

TESTIMONIALS

 

“E11even Management put on the best event that our teams participated in last year!  The SX Cup was well organized and well run, the facilities were first class and the competition was very good.  Our teams competed well, putting 2 teams in the final, with our 2000 girls winning the whole thing!  Overall, it was a really good experience for our players.  The level of soccer is very good and very different from what are players are used too.  The Canadian teams play very physical so there are no easy games.  We loved it and we plan on bringing all 12 of our teams again to participate in the future!” 

 

Eddie Henderson

Academy Director

PSPL Academy

 

PSPL ACADEMY

CALGARY BLIZZARD SOCCER CLUB

"The SX International Cup was, by far, the most professionally run soccer tournament we have ever been involved in. Chris and Matt, along with the rest of their staff did a great job in keeping us informed throughout the entire process, making our preparations for the tournament that much easier. The competition was as expected – top notch, which provided our players with a ‘step up’ in the level of play and aided in our overall development as a team, which was exactly what we were looking for. The facilities and organization at the tournament exceeded all of our expectations! Every little detail was looked after - right down to the mobile concession trucks that provided healthy food options to keep our players properly fuelled between matches! Given the overwhelmingly positive response from coaching staff, players and parents we have once again decided to return to the SX International Cup in 2015!" 

 

 

Paul Burke

Coach

Calgary Blizzard Celtic Girls U14

 

“The SX Cup exceeded all expectations with respect to venue, competition and organization of the competition. The experience was first rate and professional which is what I come to expect from E11even Management. I would not hesitate to recommend the event or participate again in the future as this one is a date that should be marked on every club calendar.”

 

 

 

Troye Flannery

Director of Coaching 

Calgary Foothills Soccer Club

 

CALGARY FOOTHILLS SOCCER CLUB

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