Teams are STRONGLY encouraged to follow the friendship theme by exchanging Patches, Pins, etc., from their League or Club after each game. (Each player from both teams should exchange gifts)
Important Note: The Tournament Accepts GIRLS Teams Only
Teams from Northern California & outside the State of California will receive automatic acceptance into the tournament upon completion of their application and receipt of their registration fee.
Early acceptance for those teams outside of CYSA-South will be granted to those requesting consideration.
Rich Bailey Girls Friendship Soccer Tournament is a Class I CYSA-South sanctioned Tournament
Open to teams from Canada,Mexico; Open to all US Youth Soccer State Associations; Super Y League, US Club Soccer, AYSO Teams.
Entry fee: U8-10 $375 ~ U11-15 $425
Tournament Dates: The tournament will be held on January 26 & 27, 2013.The tournament spans two days with pool play Saturday and Sunday concluding with championship games on late Sunday.
Late Registration: Teams applying after January 4th will be accessed an additional $25.00 and will be placed on a waiting list. It is at the sole discretion of the tournament committee to offer any late team a placement in the tournament after the deadline. If that does not occur, a full refund will be given.
Loaned Players: Loaned players will be allowed (UNLIMITED) with a maximum roster of 18 players for U11-U15.
Games: Each team is guaranteed a minimum of three (3) games. Length of games will be 50 minutes for U8-U15 teams.
All Championship games will be Regulation times per age Group.
Bracketing: It is the intent of the tournament to bracket in flights of 6, 8 or 12 teams. Variations may occur based on total teams entered or subsequent team drops.
Awards: Each participant will receive a tournament souvenir. Champion and Finalist medals will be presented to both teams participating in the final match.
Rich Bailey Girls Friendship Team Award will be presented to the championship coach.
One team in each bracket/flight will also receive, SPORTSMANSHIP MEDALS . The referee in each game will vote for the sportsmanship award, based on 1 point each, for players, coaches, and sidelines. Each team will get to vote for one team within their flight based on the same criteria.