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Mankato SoccerFest

Join us for SoccerFest on June 17, 2017!


Mankato United Soccer Club invites teams to participate in SoccerFest, a soccer jamboree for gold, rec-plus and C3 teams in age groups U8-U14.

Soccerfest will run from 9 am to approximately 6 pm on Saturday, June 17, 2017, with play at the Caswell North Soccer Complex and the Good Shepherd fields. We will have separate brackets for boys and girls teams in U7/8, U9/10, U11/12 and U13/14.

FULL INFORMATION IS BELOW. 

Game Schedules & Field Maps

Will be posted online after registration closes and information is prepped. 

Important Information

Questions

Send questions to Duane Peters, Tournament Director

dpeters70@charter.net

507-327-8494

Let's Play Soccer!

Mankato SoccerFest

June 17, 2017

Registration Deadline: May 20, 2017

Mankato United Soccer Club invites teams to participate in SoccerFest, a soccer jamboree for gold, rec-plus and C3 teams in age groups U8-U14.

Soccerfest will run from 9 am to approximately 6 pm on Saturday, June 17, 2017, with play at the Caswell North Soccer Complex and the Good Shepherd fields. We will have separate brackets for boys and girls teams in U7/8, U9/10, U11/12 and U13/14.

Our goal for SoccerFest is to provide players with an opportunity to experience the excitement of playing soccer in a safe, fair and fun jamboree environment. All players will receive participation medals.

Headquarters: Caswell North Soccer Complex.

Medical Assistance: Basic medical assistance will be provided on site. Local medical providers have been notified of the tournament. Teams are responsible for player transportation to medical facilities, unless an ambulance is required.

SoccerFest Rules

Mankato Soccerfest will follow FIFA rules except as modified by MYSA and the tournament. Please see Mankato SoccerFest Modified Rules of Play for complete tournament rules.

Check-in

Teams must submit an official roster and medical authorization forms for players. Check-in will begin at 7 am. Rosters are frozen at check-in. Players may not be on more than one roster.

All competitive and Rec-Plus players must have valid player passes. Rec players must be listed on a team roster.

All referees will be certified USSF officials.

Games

Each team will play three games. We will use a round-robin tournament generator for the festival (http://www.teamopolis.com/tools/round-robin-generator.aspx). We will try and schedule a break between matches.

  • U8 will play two 15-minute periods
  • U10 will play two 20-minute periods
  • U12 will play two 25-minute periods
  • U14 will play two 25-minute periods

SoccerFest is a player-centered event. Everyone present will be responsible for helping to promote a positive atmosphere. Players, coaches, spectators and officials, will follow the code of conduct as described in the MYSA Policies and Rules Manual.

Procedures for red cards will follow the MYSA Policies and Rules Manual.

Roster Limits

  • U8 is 8 players
  • U10 is 12 players
  • U12 is 14 players
  • U14 is 18 players

SoccerFest Team Registration Fees:

  • U8 is $120
  • U10 is $160
  • U12 is $180
  • U14 is $200

Registration Deadline: May 19, 2017

Acceptance: Mankato SoccerFest accepts teams based on date of registration. Once brackets are full, any additional teams will be placed on waiting lists. Teams will receive notification of acceptance no later than May 26, 2017.

Withdrawal: A team that withdraws before May 25, 2017 will receive a 50% refund of the registration fee. If another team is available to take the place of the team withdrawing, then the withdrawing team will receive a 100% refund, minus a $25 administrative fee. Teams that withdraw after May 26, 2017 will receive no refund.

Cancelled Games: A team with games cancelled due to weather will receive a voucher for 25% off fees for any one team from their home club for SoccerFest 2018.