McKinney Spring Classic 2018
Presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods
May 18 – 20, 2018
Craig Ranch Soccer Complex, McKinney TX
Boys and Girls Recreational Teams U4-U19
Adult Coed Teams – Open/Over 30
McKinney Soccer Association is hosting the McKinney Soccer Tournament played at Craig Ranch Soccer Complex. We are accepting recreational teams U5-U19 and Adult Coed Team registered with NTSSA. All teams must be registered with NTSSA. We will have age pure divisions for all age groups if there are enough teams available. If there are not enough teams the groups will be merged into even numbered age groups. All teams are guaranteed a minimum of three games. U5-U8 will receive participation awards/medals and will not advance beyond preliminary games. U9 and above will receive 1st and 2nd place trophy’s. Five guest players are allowed for recreational teams with proper paperwork. The tournament will be played under the NTSSA tournament rules (see Chapter 8 of these NTSSA rules). Teams that are only registered through PSA (Plano Sports Authority) are not eligible to play in this tournament.
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Tournament Entry Fees
Tournament Team Entry Fees
Youth Recreational: U4/U5 (3v3) $125.00, U6 (4V4) $150, U7/U8 (4v4) $180.00, U9/U10 (7v7) $235.00
U11/U12 (9v9) $260.00, U13/U14 (11v11) $320, U16/U19 (11V11) $365,
Adult Coed Teams: Open/Over30 (11v11) $500
Tournament Guest Player Release Form and Rules
***GUEST PLAYER DEADLINE***
MAY 11th, 2018
Email completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org
NTSSA guest player release form – MUST be completed and signed by parent, releasing coach, receiving coach and home association signature (in completed forms will NOT be accepted). Players must be registered with their home association. Players registered as academy/competitive players only, are NOT allowed to guest play on a recreational team.
Coaches must first invite all players on their current team and a guest player’s team cannot be playing in the tournament. Guest player forms must be turned in by the deadline-no exceptions. Guest player forms will not be accepted on game day.
Guest adult players must all have a NTSSA player card issued by their Home Association League. Non-Rostered adult players will need to register with the tournament and get issued a temporary player pass ($10 fee will apply).
All guest players must have a number on the back of their jersey, t-shirt or piney. Maximum 5 guest players per recreational team.
Tournament Format, Brackets and Scoring
Games will be played Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday. Recreational teams U4/U5 will play 3V3, U6/U7 will play 4v4, U8 will be 4v4, U9 will be 7v7, U10 7v7, U11/12 will play 9v9. Recreational U13 and up will play 11v11. All U4-U8 will not advance. Adult Coed Teams will play 11v11 with a roster size of 25.
For U9 & Up, each team must give the referee a copy of your stamped, approved tournament game day roster (acquired with check-in) – the referee will turn the form into the tournament tent after the game. The home team will be required to change jerseys if the referee finds there is a color conflict. All players and coaches listed on the roster will sit on one side of the field and all spectators will sit on the other.
For the bracketing it will depend on the number of teams in each division. Please see below.
4 Team Bracket – Round Robin (3 games and out) TOP two teams take 1st and 2nd.
5 Team Bracket – Round Robin (4 games and out) TOP two teams take 1st and 2nd.
6 Team Bracket – Cross Pool (3 v 3). Top two point winners advance to finals. This is NOT bracket specific, but rather point specific.
8 Team Bracket – Two brackets of 4. Top point winners from EACH bracket advance to finals.
10 Team Bracket – One 4 team bracket (round robin), and 1 Cross Pool (3 v 3). Top point winner from bracket of 4 advances to semifinals, top 2 point winners from Cross Pool advance to semifinals, and 1 WILDCARD will advance as the 4th team in to the semifinals. The WILDCARD team can come from any bracket and it is determined by who has the 4th highest point total out of any of the three groupings.
NTSSA scoring system for bracket games will be as follows:
Win = 6 Points
Tie = 3 Points
Loss = 0 Points
1 point per goal scored in the game with a maximum of 3
Shut Out = 1 Point
THE TIE BEAKERS ARE DETERMINED AS FOLLOWS:
Head to Head Competition
Most Goals Scored
Fewest Goals Allowed
Tournament Refund Policy
Tournament Refund Policy:
Any team that cancels or withdraws after the deadline will NOT receive a refund. If inclement weather cancels the tournament prior to the first scheduled game, all teams will receive a refund equal to 50% of their entry fee to cover start up cost of the tournament. If inclement weather cancels the tournament after scheduled games have started, no refunds will be issued.
If we end up with an odd number of teams for your age group, we may not be able to field your team in the tournament. If we have already processed your payment and you are in one of these age groups, you will be contacted and your team will receive a full refund.
MSA Tournament committee reserves the right to decide on all matters pertaining to this tournament. All rules not provided for here will refer to the NTSSA, USYS, and FIFA rules for application.
Tournament Playing Rules
The McKinney Soccer Association has been promoting and growing the game of soccer in McKinney since its formation over 30 years ago. The association is controlled by a board of directors which meets once a month to ensure that both, the Spring and Fall soccer seasons run smoothly. We also have a small office staff to manage daily operations and help to coordinate between players, parents, and board members in solving issues.