United Futbol Club is pleased to host our 17th annual United Cup tournament September 2nd – 4th. Join us for one of the premier soccer tournaments in Southern California. Combined with easy to access and well-managed venues, all within just a few miles of beautiful beaches and cool ocean breezes, The United Cup 2017 offers the best weekend-get-away options of the summer!
Price: 99-05 (11v11)=$900 06-07 (9v9)=$700 08-10 (7v7)=$500
Opposing teams must sit on same side of field, across from their team’s bench and must not move to the other side of the center line after half time.
Where there are adjacent fields and sidelines less than five yards apart, spectators shall stand on opposing sides of the centerline.
In all cases spectator and team seating will allow the referee’s assistants clear run views of all touch lines by staying behind the spectator line (5 yards from the touch line).
CAUTIONS AND EJECTIONS
Players or coaches receiving a RED card (2 yellow cards in one game = 1 red card) will be ejected from that game, shall not be replaced, AND shall not be allowed to participate in the NEXT GAME.
For flagrant violations, longer suspensions may be enforced based on mandatory review by the Tournament Director. The tournament Director may institute harsh penalties for Red Cards, up to and including elimination of a team from the tournament.
Coaches are responsible for the behavior of their fans and parents.
Teams that are short a player(s) due to red card ejection will also play any overtime short a player(s).
Player/coach cards for those ejected will be available from the field marshal after the team’s last scheduled game except for an ejection due to a flagrant violation.
Substitutions may be made only with the consent of the referee, at the following times:
Any stoppage in play at the referee’s discretion.
Team failing to report, ready to play, at the scheduled kickoff time, or home team failing to change to an alternate jersey when required, will result in the forfeiture of the game by a 1-0 score.
If both teams fail to appear at the scheduled kickoff time, each team will receive 0 points.
Teams forfeiting their first game will be assumed to forfeit all of their games unless they contact tournament headquarters at least 3 hours prior to their subsequent games.
There will be no grace period.
LINE UP CARDS
The Field Marshal will be responsible for delivering and collecting all lineup cards to/from the referee.
Coaches will be given, and are responsible for transporting their lineup cards and player passes when moving to a second field.
U-8/9/10 8 v 8 Rules:
Maximum number of players on the field at any one time is eight (8) – one of who shall be a goalkeeper.
Ball will be size four (4)
All players are required to use shin guards. No Shin Guards = No Play.
No refunds approved after August 7, 2017 deadline.
|Age||Pool Play & Semi-Final Halves||Final Halves||Final OT Halves|
|U8||20 Minutes||20 Minutes||5 Minutes|
|U9, U10||25 Minutes||25 Minutes||5 Minutes|
|U11, U12||30 Minutes||30 Minutes||5 Minutes|
|U13, U14||35 Minutes||35 Minutes||5 Minutes|
|U15, U16||35 Minutes||40 Minutes||5 Minutes|
|U17, U19||35 Minutes||45 Minutes||5 Minutes|
Overtime halves are played in final games only.
Semi Final games, if tied after regulation time, will go directly to FIFA penalty kicks.
If there is a tie at the end of regulation time in a final game, the game proceeds to overtime. OT will consist of (2) 5 minute halves. NO GOLDEN GOAL RULE. Both halves must be played in entirety.
If still tied at the end of the overtime halves, FIFA penalty kicks will be used to determine winner.
Halves of regulation games will be separated by a break of 5 minutes.
Breaks between overtime games at the half will be 1 minute.
If required, to determine advancement to semi-final or final games, FIFA penalty kicks will be held 15 minutes prior to the start of the scheduled game unless a more reasonable time can be agreed upon by both teams and/or tournament director.
In the event of adverse weather, refund amount, if any, will be determined by the Tournament Committee.