1. Points will be awarded after each game, 5 points for a win, 2 points for a tie and 0 points for a loss.
2. Ties will be broken in the following manner and sequence:
1.) Head to Head play
2.) Most wins
3.) Fewest goals allowed
4.)Total point differential in first five games (not to exceed +3 or -3 in any game)
5.) Coin Toss
3. All semifinal and final games that end in a tie will be resolved by a sudden victory overtime period.
High School Division (Varsity):Coaches are welcome but not necessary. In lieu of a coach, a team may choose to have a designated Captain to run substitutions and interact with referees during the games plus a Team Coordinator to handle logistics before and during the tournament. Teams can be schools, clubs, or select teams.
High School Division (JV):Coaches are welcome but not necessary. In lieu of a coach, a team may choose to have a designated Captain to run substitutions and interact with referees during the games plus a Team Coordinator to handle logistics before and during the tournament. Teams can be schools, clubs, or select teams.
Alumni/Club Division:Coaches are welcome but not necessary. In lieu of a coach, a team may choose to have a designated Captain to run substitutions and interact with referees during the games plus a Team Coordinator to handle logistics before and during the tournament. Teams can be schools, clubs, or select teams.
7th-8th Grade:Coaches required. Teams can be schools, clubs, or select teams.
5th-6th Grade:Coaches required. Teams can be schools, clubs, or select teams.
3rd-4th Grade:Coaches required. Teams can be schools, clubs, or select teams.
2nd Grade and Under:Coaches required. Teams can be schools, clubs, or select teams.
Bear Branch Sportsfields
5205 Research Forest Dr.
The Woodlands, TX 77381
12 Turf Fields
Satellite parking at LoneStar Community College
BOYS- 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, JV, Varsity, Club
GIRLS- 7/8, JV, Varsity, Club
All Divisions 60 X 40 yard field.
Game length 30 minutes.
Win counts as 5 points, tie 2 points, loss 0 points. Ties are allowed. No Braveheart or Over Time.
NO TAKE OUT CHECKS.
MENS AND BOYS RULES
Face offs at start of game only.
Wing players start with foot on sideline to their Face Off guys left. Defense/Attack on Goal Line Extended until possession.
2 Midfielders, 2 Attackmen, 2 Defensemen, Goalie. Three players stay in defensive end, 2 in offensive end.
Three long poles max.
After goals, the Goalie takes ball out of goal, whistle blows and play resumes.
For 3/4th, 5/6th and 7/8th only: at four goal or greater difference, after a goal by either team, the trailing team gets ball at midfield. For JV and up, goalie scored upon clears as above.
Penalties are time served, running time, 60/30 seconds as per field rules.
All substitutions are on the fly.
One 30 second time out per team per game, none in last two minutes.
If there is a flag down for a personal foul and the violated team scored, they also get the ball back at midline so it is a double penalty on the offending team since the goal counts plus possession goes to team that just scored and they are man up.
WOMANS AND GIRLS RULES ( changes in green)
7 vs 7 NOT including the goalie (i.e. 7 field players plus goalie for each team)
For the draws only, teams will have two on the circle, plus the center taking the draw. The other four remaining field players ( two attack and two low defender) are back at the respective 8 m arcs.
Draws ONLY at start of game.
Following scored goals, the goalie will retrieve the ball, whistle blows and play resumes.
There will be a midfield line that serves as the restraining line once the whistle blows to start play on the draw.
Each team must keep 1 field player back on each end, which provides a 6v6 in settled situations on each end.
Penalties as per field rules.
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In the event of adverse weather or unplayable field conditions, the tournament director reserves the right to:
*Reduce game times in order to catch up with schedule
*Finish games before inclement weather arrives, or to preserve field conditions.
*Reschedule games, if possible.
*Convert tournament to a "festival" format without playoffs or championships to provide the majority of teams the opportunity to play as many games as possible.
Every attempt will be made to update cancellations on the website. However, weather conditions can change rapidly and all teams should be prepared to play as soon as weather and fields are playable. In the event of cancellation of the tournament. A complete weather refund policy is below.
In the event of weather / lightening delay the procedure will be as follows:
*3 Short Bursts on the Air Horn
*Announcement over PA system
*Field Captains will be informed by radio. Play will be suspended for a minimum of 20 minutes.At this time we would ask that everyone return to their vehicles! Please do not go to the main tent.
When it is clear to return to play the procedure will be as follows:
*4 Short Bursts on the Air Horn
*Announcement over PA system
*Field Captains will be informed by radio
Thank you in advance for your Cooperation. If thunder or lightning is observed play will be suspended immediately and players and fans will be asked to leave the field. Play will be allowed to resume 20 minutes after the last sound of thunder or sighting of lightning is observed. If a game is in progress, the period will end immediately. If it is the second half, the game will be considered final and the score at that point will be recorded. If it is the first half, when play resumes it will be the start of the second half. Every attempt will be made to begin subsequent games on time. If the start of the second half of the suspended game delays the onset of the subsequent games the following actions will occur: The game suspended will play one 20 minute running time half. Subsequent games will begin immediately after preceding games. Teams will have one 30 second timeout per game (during which the clock will not stop), not to be used in the last two minutes. Once games are back on schedule they will revert to 30 minute running time. We will make every attempt to play every minute of every game but will not jeopardize the safety of any player.All games canceled due to weather will be considered a 4-2 win for both teams.
No team will receive a full refund. In the event of a cancellation, teams are invited to authorize donation of their registration fee (less a $100 administrative fee) directly to The Depression Bipolar Support Association (www.DBSAHouston.org). This would be a tax-deductible contribution.No refunds will be issued for games canceled for reasons other than weather (forfeits, no shows, etc.).No refunds will be issued for games shortened due to weather.If the tournament is canceled prior to the start of play on Saturday, full refund less $100 administrative fee.If the tournament is canceled after play has begun on Saturday, 25% refund.If the tournament is canceled on Sunday, no refund.Since teams register, and are paid for, under a lot of different names, teams will be required to complete a Weather Refund Request Form that will be available on the website. This will indicate the team requesting the refund, to whom the check should be made payable and where the check should be mailed. No refunds will be issued if a Weather Refund Request Form is not submitted within 30 days of the tournament.