The 2021 North Hempstead Cup Tournament will be ONE DAY
Girls U9-U12 will play on Saturday, October 9th
Boys U9-U12 will play on Sunday, October 10th
ALL AGE GROUPS WILL BE BASED UPON THE CALENDAR YEAR RULE AS PER FALL 2021 US SOCCER RULES
Teams are guaranteed three (3) games
The entry fee is $500.
We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express and e-check payments
TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON SEPTEMBER 15th.
Early bird registration discount of $50 for teams registering by July 31st.
Regular registration is from August 1st - August 31st
Late registration charge of $50 added for teams registering between September 1st - September 15th.
Clubs registering 4 or more teams by July 31st will receive an additional $50 discount per team. All teams must be registered at the same time.
REGISTRATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AFTER ACCEPTANCE.
There will be morning or afternoon tournament sessions
AM sessions can run from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM
PM sessions can run from 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM, which would be played under the lights
Please note that food and beverages will be available at all venues.
Teams will be seeded into groups of four (4), with major, intermediate, and minor brackets offered whenever possible. The North Hempstead Cup reserves the right to combine age groups, if appropriate and to create alternate bracket groupings based on availability and level of teams participating. This is a patch exchange tournament. Teams are expected to have an adequate number of team patches to exchange with opposing team players and coaches after each game. U9 through U12 age groups will play 50 minute games.
All participating teams must be properly registered and in good standing with the USYSA (or national equivalent) and sanctioned by their state or national soccer association. Only Club Teams with a maximum of three (3) guest players are accepted. Each team must submit a Team Roster approved by the League, Club President, Registrar, or designated officer.
All players must be born in the year of their age classification or later. Player registration cards duly authorized by a team’s state or national soccer association or equivalent shall be uploaded as proof of age and eligibility and required at all games for inspection by referees or tournament officials.
All teams must upload a medical release form for each rostered and/or guest player.
All teams must upload approved guest player forms for each guest player.
All out of state teams must upload permission-to-travel forms approved by their state / national association.
No player is allowed to be registered with more than one team or to transfer from one team to another during the tournament. Guest players will be allowed with up to a maximum of 3 guest players playing with the purpose of maintaining a team’s competitiveness. There is an unlimited amount of guest players from the same club.
INCLEMENT WEATHER REFUND POLICY
Should the tournament be canceled in its entirety due to weather conditions, affected teams will receive an 80% refund of their registration fee.