General Information - Battlefield Blast 2013 - August 24-25, 2013

CGI Enforces a No Smoking, No Alcoholic Beverages, No Pets, No Grills, and No Verbal Abuse of Anyone policy.

We do NOT allow pets at any of the sites during the tournament!


   
Application & Fees

LATE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

$585.00 for U9, U10
$600.00 for U11 - U18 (U12 Both Formats) This fee includes all referee expenses.

Age based on 2013/2014 Soccer Year
Current Roster or New Rosters Accepted.
(All payments must be made online, slots fill first come first serve)

2012 Results


Registration

Team registration will take place from 6-7:45 pm on Friday, August 23th, 2013 in Gettysburg.

Certified rosters, player passes with photos and medical release forms will be checked and verified at that time. Permission to travel forms are only required for teams outside of Region 1. New Jersey State Association does require teams from that state to obtain a permission to travel form.


Coaches Meeting
There is a coaches meeting held immediately after the conclusion of registration on Friday evening. While this meeting is not mandatory, coaches and/or team parents are encouraged to attend. Any last minute changes are covered at this meeting. This meeting will take place at 7:45 pm and will last approximately 20 to 30 minutes.

Communications

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Games

All teams are scheduled 6 games: three 25-minute games and three 50-minute games. No games will be played on Friday. Please reserve Friday evening for mandatory team registration. On Saturday, (weather permitting) each team will play three mini-games and one full-length (50-minute) game. All teams will return on Sunday to play two full-length games. If for some reason a team is a no-show in your division it's possible to play fewer than 6 games.

Click here to view an example of tournament play


Rules
All games are played in accordance with FIFA rules, except as specially modified by Tournament Rules. A full set of Tournament Rules can be found on this website.

This is a patch exchange tournament. We encourage patch exchange, however, it is not required.


Awards

Individual player trophies are presented to first and second place teams in each division of U9 through U18 age groups.

If there are (4) or less teams in a division only 1st place trophies will be awarded.


Eligibility

The Battlefield Blast is open to both Boys and Girls competitive club teams. This is a USYSA sanctioned tournament through Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Association. All teams must be in good standing with their state association in order to participate.

Official team rosters, validated player passes with photos and medical release forms are required of all teams accepted into the tournament. Permission to Travel forms are only required if your team is from outside Region 1. * New Jersey State Association does require teams from that state to obtain a permission to travel form.

   
 
Detailed Information - Battlefield Blast 2013 - August 24-25, 2013
   
General Description Major regional tournament for competitive club teams hosted by the Gettysburg Youth Soccer Club. All apsects of the tournaments, including but not limited to planning, registration and adminstration, are managed by the Complex Group Inc.

Age Groups

U9, U10, U11, U12 (8 v 8)
U12 - U18 (11 v 11)

(U12 will be 8 v 8 and 11 v 11) Formats Tournament is open to both boys and girls teams at each age group.


Field Locations

Numerous sites in Gettysburg, PA and the surrounding communities. Specific playing locations will be determined after the tournament deadline date has passed. We will not know where individual age groups are playing until after that time, please do not email us in advance.

Directions to Tournament Locations


Team Registration

Team registration will take place from 6-7:45 pm on Friday, August 23th, 2013 in Gettysburg. Coaches meeting to follow Registration at 7:45 pm. Games will be played on Saturday and Sunday, Battlefield Blast 2013 - August 24-25, 2013.


Officials Each game will have 3 officials. The younger ages (U9 & U10) will have at least one certified center official and 2 club linesmen.

Guest Referees Referees from out of the area are welcome. Click here to Apply to Referee Games.

Awards All divisions of (5) or more teams will receive individual player trophies for 1st and 2nd place teams. Divisions of (4) or less teams only 1st place trophies will be awarded.

Guest Players

U9, U10, U11, U12 (8v8): Up to 3 guest players are permitted if necessary to assure an adequate number of players. The size of the entire roster, including guest players, is 14.

U12 (11v11), U13 & up: Up to 4 guest players are permitted if necessary to assure an adequate number of players. The size of the entire roster, including guest players, is 18.


Application Fee

U9 and U10: $585
U11 to U18: $600

All U11s play 8v8. There will be both 11v11 and 8v8 for U12.

Note: Withdrawing a team from the tournament must be done in writing and received in our office on or before the tournament entry deadline to be eligible for a refund. Withdrawing any team after the tournament entry deadline date may result in the forfeit of some or all of the tournament entry fee. In the event of bad weather, shortening or canceling this event, entry fees may not be returned.


Team Paperwork

All teams are REQUIRED to present the following items at Registration:

  • Your state-approved roster and/or a copy of such that we may keep;
  • Player passes for each player INCLUDING all guest players;
  • Medical release forms for each player INCLUDING all guest players (Your club's own medical release forms will suffice)
  • Permission to Travel Form, if your team is from OUTSIDE Region 1

To Obtain a Permission to Travel Form If your team is from OUTSIDE Region 1, you will need to provide us with a state approved Permission to Travel Form.

To Apply

LATE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

$585.00 for U9, U10
$600.00 for U11 - U18 (U12 Both Formats) This fee includes all referee expenses.


For More Information

If you have further questions, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions.

 

 

 
Our Mission
The purpose of this organization is to promote, foster, and perpetuate the game of soccer by providing youth with the opportunity to experience the game, learn and develop skills, and participate in a controlled competitive environment. This organization strives to promote sportsmanship and character in our players, coaches, parents, and fans. Our mission is to instill physical, mental, and emotional growth of the participants through the sport of soccer.
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