TOURNAMENT DATES: August 24-25, 2019
DEADLINE TO REGISTER: August 9, 2019
TOURNAMENT HEADQUARTERS: A Tournament Headquarters tent will be located at Veteran’s Park.
TOURNAMENT WEBSITE: www.challengesoccer.com
The Aggieland Friendship Cup is a US Club Soccer sanctioned event. Sanctioning is for play during the tournament weekend only.
1. Must wear shin guards and completely covered by socks.
2. East team must wear matching uniforms with clearly visible permanent numbers on the back of the jersey.
3. The goalkeeper jersey will be distinct from both teams and the referee.
4. No metal-rimmed glasses or jewelry of any kind is allowed
5. No hard casts allowed – No exceptions!
The Tournament Director will provide pre-printed game cards to the Referee Assignor. Coaches from both teams will be asked to verify and sign the cards at the end of each game. The Referee Assignor will be responsible for returning cards to the Tournament Director.
U15-U19 2 x 35 minute halves (5 minute half time)
U15-U19 Size 5
U15-U19 11v11 Teams 26 Players
Unlimited guest players are permitted with the appropriate paperwork.
Games will be played in a friendly format; no advancement.
The number of substitutions is unlimited with permission of the referee at the following stoppages of play:
In the event of inclement weather, the Tournament Director will determine if games are to be suspended. If games are suspended teams and spectators should go to the parking lot and stay in their cars. Do not leave the complex until a final decision is made. The Tournament Director reserves the right to adjust the game length and schedules due to weather or field conditions.
There will be no protests. All officiating decisions are final.
“ZERO TOLERANCE” POLICY FOR SIDELINE MISCONDUCT WILL BE ENFORECED. THIS INCLUDES INAPPROPRIATE LANGUAGE, RACIAL SLURS, OR VERBAL ABUSE TOWARD REFEREES, PLAYERS & GAME OFFICIALS BOTH ON AND OFF THE PLAYING FIELD. Coaches are responsible for the conduct of their team and supporters.
A player or coach receiving two yellow cards during a match is suspended from that match and shall be suspended from the next match.
A player or coach receiving a red card/ejection is suspended from the match and shall be suspended from the next match. Players or coaches receiving a red card/ejections must leave the match immediately and report to the Tournament Headquarters tent. Player may sit on the bench during their suspension however they shall not be in uniform. Coaches must not return to the tournament site during the match for which they are serving the one game suspension.
Teams are required to stay in an approved tournament hotel, but we have reserved blocks of rooms to give teams a competitive rate for hotel rooms.
The tournament will use one complex for the event – Veteran’s Park