Maryland United FC would like to invite you to a fantastic weekend of soccer competition in Maryland. The event is open to all US, Canadian and International competitive and classic boys and girls club teams aged U9-U14. What better way to prepare for your Fall 2016 seasons?
The Maryland United FC Fall Classic is a US Youth Soccer - sanctioned tournament through the Maryland State Youth Soccer Association. All teams must be affiliated and their players registered with US Youth Soccer through their respective State Associations or US Club Soccer. Teams must be in good standing with their State Association to play in our tournament. Permission to Travel Forms (not necessary for Region 1 teams) unless from New Jersey or Connecticut, validated state player passes with photos, official team rosters and medical release forms (not-notarized) will be required of all teams accepted into the tournament.
Please find below all the information you'll need to join us for an amazing weekend. Should you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact our Tournament Director, Coach David Stockum (david.stockum@MDUnitedFC.org).
Capital Area Soccer Referees Association committment & confirmation of USSF certified Referees to be officiating our event.
GAMES, RULES, AWARDS
For all age groups, the usual format is 3 preliminary games plus a championship final. 2 games on Saturday, 1 on Sunday morning, and the final Sunday afternoon. Depending on the number of participants in an age group, some divisions will play 2 preliminary games on Saturday, a semi-final or consolation game on Sunday morning and the final on Sunday afternoon.
All games are played in accordance with FIFA Laws of the Game, except as modified by Tournament Rules.
Please see Tournament Rules in the sidebar (coming soon).
Awards are presented to the first and second place team in each division.
ROSTER AND GUEST PLAYERS
The following are the maximum roster size per age group:
U9-U10 (7v7) 14 players
U11-U12 (8v8) 14 players
U12-U14 (11v11) 18 players
A team may use up to (3) guest players but cannot exceed the maximum roster size. All guest players must be approved by the Tournament Director at registration.
SPONSORSHIP AND ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES
Interested in becoming a sponsor of our tournament and placing an ad on our website? Contact the Tournament Director.
Referees from out of the area are welcome. Any USSF licensed interested in participating in our tournament should contact our referee assignor Hugh Blocker (CASRA).