2016 Everton FC Westchester Columbus Day Tournament

2016 COLUMBUS DAY TOURNAMENT INFORMATION:

F.C. Westchester cordially invites you to participate in our 28th Annual Columbus Day Weekend Soccer Tournament. As per the mandate of USSF, the age groups are based on Calendar year. The tournament will feature one (1) day tournament play as follows: 

Saturday October 8, 2016                                                          Sunday October 9, 2016

BU9 (7v7) born in 2008                                                              BU10 (7 v 7) born in 2007
BU11 (9v9) born in 2006                                                             BU12 (9 v 9) born in 2005
GU10 (7v7) born in 2007                                                            GU9 (7v7) born in 2008

GU12 (9v9) born in 2005                                                            GU11 (9v9) born in 2006

Depending on the respective demand in each age class, F.C. Westchester will reserve the right to reschedule age classes between Saturday and Sunday.  Monday, October 10, 2016, is the rain day.

The tournament will be played at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Purchase, N.Y. (for directions go towww.purchase.edu), on turf amd grass fields with a refreshment stand, souvenir concession, facilities, and sufficient parking.

You may enter team(s) in each age group. However, no players are permitted to register with more than one team or switch teams during the same day. Up to three (3) guest players are allowed. All teams must be club teams. All participating teams must be affiliated with the USSF or their respective state/national youth soccer association. Teams will be registered on a first come first served basis.  Please check with your state soccer association whether you require a Permission to Travel Form.

Each team will be guaranteed a minimum of three (3) games of 40 minutes (two 20 minute halves), or the equivalent. W will form brackets and group teams according to their record.  Individual trophies will be awarded to champions and finalists in each age category.

We have decided to keep the tournament fees at the level of last year. The entry fee for age group U-12 is $650 per team. For all other age groups the entry fee is $475 per team.

The registration deadline is September 30, 2016. No partial registration fees will be accepted and fees are non-refundable once your team has been accepted. Team rosters (either an official league roster or the Tournament Roster Form) must be included with the registration and fee payment, but the roster can be changed until the day of the tournament. In case inclement weather will make it necessary to cancel the tournament, a refund of 75% of the fees paid will be made. 

You can register and pay online at the following link: http://fcwestchester.sportssignup.com/site 

Here are some instructions to get started

·         Go to the following website: fcwestchester.siplay.com

·         Login as prompted

·         Click on  “register your team”

·         The rest of the process is self-explanatory 

For additional information, visit our web page: www.fcwestchester.org or email (ONLY tournament inquiries) to Tournament Director @ fcwcolumbus2016@gmail.com

Thank you for your interest and we hope you choose to participate!

 

 

 

 

IMPORTANT - NOTICE FOR PARTICIPATING TEAMS

 2016 FC Westchester Columbus Day Weekend Tournament 
 

To All Coaches and Managers,

For this year's tournament:

1.  "NO DOGS ALLOWED" at SUNY Purchase for the Tournament weekend.

2.  NO alcohol or tobacco on SUNY property.

3.  NO parking on any grass areas.  Parking is ALLOWED in the "TURF LOT" (Lot E1) and P.A.C. (Performing Arts Center) ONLY".  This is Lots W1 and W2.  All other parking lots at SUNY need a permit pass.  There will be County police ticketing cars all weekend, the fine is $ 250.

4.  NO Parking or dropping off on Lincoln Avenue (adjacent to the grass fields).

5.  Show good sportsmanship at all times and have respect for the referee's.

6.  Food and Drinks will be available at the registration tents.  Breakfast and lunch will be served.

7.  If you bring food, please clean your area before leaving.
 
8.  Bathrooms (Port-A-Potties) are located next to the registration tents.

The tournament will be played at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Purchase, N.Y. (for directions go to www.purchase.edu), on nice grass fields with a refreshment stand, souvenir concession, facilities, and sufficient parking.