The 2013 Nike Labor Day Classic Tournament
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The 2013 Nike Labor Day Classic Tournament will be held Saturday, August 31st - Monday, September 2nd, 2013, in the historic shoreline towns of Clinton, Old Saybrook, Waterford, East Lyme, New London and Mystic, Connecticut.
Level of Play: This tournament will feature Classic/Travel Division Teams and separate division for Premier Teams from Connecticut, New York, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine and Rhode Island for both boys and girls. The Connecticut Junior Soccer Association (CJSA) has sanctioned this tournament. Each team entering the tournament must be currently registered with their State or National organization. Maximum roster size will be fourteen (14) players for U10, U11 and U12 Teams choosing to play 8v8 and eighteen (18) for U12 choosing to play 11v11, U13 and U14 Teams . No player is allowed to be registered with more than one team per age bracket and no roster changes are permitted once the tournament has started. There are no guest players allowed. Registration will be held 90 minutes prior to first match Saturday or Friday Registration. The tournament is limited to 128 teams.
Age Groups: (U9-U14) Separate competition for Classic/Travel and Premier Teams will be held in the following age groups for players born on or after August 1st of appropriate year (Premier-U10,11,12,13,14 Classic/Travel-U10,12,14).
When: Saturday, August 31, 2013 - Monday, September 2, 2013 in Historic Shoreline Communities: Waterford, East Lyme and New London, Connecticut (minutes from Mystic Seaport & Aquarium, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casino, Crystal Mall & Waterford Speedbowl).
Teams Verbally Committed for 2013:
CFC Wolves * Southeast SC * Sporting CT * CT Rush Wilton * Academica FC * Bayside Bolts FC * Seacoast United Maine * South Central Premier * Northeast United * Valeo FC * Nasua-World Cup * Timberwolves FC * Explosion FC * MPS Renegades * CS United (merger of Crusaders & Stingrays) * CFC Sound * Colchester SC * Waterford SC * East Lyme SA * Valley SC * Lyme-Old Lyme SC * Wilton SC * Shelton SC * Brooklyn (NY) FC and more every day!
Format: U9/U10, U11, U12, U13 and U14 age groups will each play 3 games that will consist of two (2) twenty-five (25) minute running halves for U9/U10 and U11 teams and consist of two (2) thirty (30) minute running halves for U12, U13 and U14 teams. Half time will be five (5) minutes. The three-referee system will be used for all age brackets except the U9/10 and U11 brackets. Finalists in all Divisions will be presented awards. The U9/U10 and U11 Teams will play 8 v 8 and the U12, U13 and U14 Teams will play 11 v 11. In 2013, U12 will have choice of 8v8 or 11v11 as space is available. U9/U10, U11 and U12 will use a Size 4 ball. U13 and U14 Teams will use a Size 5 ball. U12 and U14 Classic/Travel Division Championship Games will be played either Sunday evening, September 1, 2013 or Monday morning, September 2, 2013 and will consist of the winners of each bracket or semi-final. All Premier Division Championship Games will be played Monday morning, September 2, 2013 and will consist of the winners of each bracket or semi-final. Hotels are Stay to Play, however, will NOT have a 2-day minimum!
Application Process: Applications must be received by August 10, 2013! Please include your club's entry fee of $475 for each U9/U10, U12 or U14 Classic/Travel Team or $575 for U9/U10, U11, U12, U13 or U14 Premier Team. A separate application must be completed for each club team participating Team selection is at the discretion of the Tournament Director and submission of an application does not guarantee acceptance. Acceptance confirmations will be emailed, posted to Facebook (Connecticut Coast Soccer) no later than Sunday, August 11, 2013. Teams not selected will receive an immediate refund of their entry fee. Teams withdrawing from the tournament after receiving their acceptance confirmation will forfeit their entry fee. Please visit our website to obtain a copy of our 2013 Tournament Application. Register and pay online at www.conncoastsoccer.com or mail your completed application(s) with full payment to: Nike Labor Day Classic, Attn: Tournament Director, 15 Leary Drive, Waterford, CT 06385. Make checks payable to the "Waterford Soccer Club."
For more information, please email Rob Brule, Tournament Director, at email@example.com, call (860) 884-0230 or visit us at www.conncoastsoccer.com. We look forward to hearing from you soon to secure your team and/or Club's registrations.
Southeast Soccer Club, Director of Coaching
Connecticut Coast Soccer, LLC
15 Leary Drive
Waterford, CT 06385
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