All Blues Cup 2016 Participants and Fans:
SC BLUES SOCCER CLUB – BLUES CUP 2016 ANNOUNCEMENT
It is that time of year again, SC Blues Soccer Club is proud to announces the launch of Blues Cup 2016. Blues Cup 2016 is the best all girl premier soccer tournament in Southern California.
Blues Cup 2016 will be played over Labor Day weekend on September 3rd – 4th – 5th, 2016. This is a Class I Tournament; open to USYSA and US Club Soccer teams.
Blues Cup 2016 will be complying with the new USYSA birth year requirements with birth years as of January 1st. Teams will be required to use 2016-17 player cards and all cards must either be USYSA or US Club Soccer but not a mixture of both.
All games will be played at one location: The Incredible So Cal Sports Complex in Oceanside. Each team is guaranteed three (3) games.
If you would like to be considered for participation, please complete the on-line tournament application by clicking REGISTER HERE.
If you have any questions please contact:
Tournament Director: Robbie Mulligan
Duration of Games & Overtimes, By Halves, and Ball Size are as follows:
|Division||Format||Prelim/Quarter-Finals||Semi-Finals**||Semi & Finals Overtime Halves||Ball Size|
|U19 – 1998||11 vs 11||30 Minutes||35 Minutes||10 Minutes||5|
|U18 – 1999||11 vs 11||30 Minutes||35 Minutes||10 Minutes||5|
|U17 – 2000||11 vs 11||30 Minutes||35 Minutes||10 Minutes||5|
|U16 – 2001||11 vs 11||30 Minutes||35 Minutes||10 Minutes||5|
|U15 – 2002||11 vs 11||30 Minutes||35 Minutes||10 Minutes||5|
|U14 – 2003||11 vs 11||30 Minutes||35 Minutes||10 Minutes||5|
|U13 – 2004||11 vs 11||30 Minutes||35 Minutes||5 Minutes||5|
|U12 – 2005||11 vs 11||30 Minutes||30 Minutes||5 Minutes||4|
|U11 – 2006||9 vs 9||25 Minutes||30 Minutes||5 Minutes||4|
|U10 – 2007||7 vs 7||25 Minutes||25 Minutes||5 Minutes||4|
|U9 – 2008||7 vs 7||25 Minutes||25 Minutes||5 Minutes||4|
|U09B (U08) – 2008/09||7 vs 7||25 Minutes||25 Minutes||5 Minutes||4|
If you would like to be considered for participation, please complete the online tournament application. Payment of the application fee may be made by either Check made payable to So Cal Blues Soccer or by Credit Card (a convenience fee will be charged for the use of a credit card). Our online system will accept Visa, MasterCard or Discover. Credit cards will not be charged and checks will not be deposited until the team has been accepted into the tournament. APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDRED SUBMITTED AND COMPLETE UNTIL EITHER A CHECK HAS BEEN RECEIVED IN OUR OFFICE OR A CREDIT CARD PAYMENT HAS BEEN AUTHORIZED.
Entry Fees are:
Age Group - Entry Fee
U08 to U10 - $795
U11 to U13 - $1095
U14 to U19 - $1295
Entries submitted after July 1st, 2016 will not be considered for acceptance but may be retained for a wait list for consideration if an accepted team drops. Entries whose payment is not received in our office by July 1st, 2016 will be considered late entries. The completed Check (with team and age group noted on the check) and a copy of the payment page printed from your team’s application must be mailed to:
SC Blues Soccer Club
26941 Cabot Rd Ste 131
Laguna Hills CA 92653
Teams that drop in writing prior to the July 1st, 2016 will receive a refund minus $100 processing fee. No refunds will be granted for teams dropping after July 1st, 2016.
Team selections are made based upon an evaluation of their record. USYSA National Cup State and Regional results as well as results in major tournaments. Head to Head results against ranked teams. League results and overall record will be used to break ties. Final selections are at the sole discretion of the Blues Cup tournament officials. With the obvious roster changes due to the birth year introduction, we will do our utmost to make informed and balanced decisions in team selection. Our acceptance committee may request additional information.
Teams using hotel rooms are required to obtain them from our approved hotels, using the group reservation procedure established by Blues Cup tournament officials and our hotel partner Maverick Sports Travel. Reservations will not be available until a team has been accepted into the tournament. The approved hotel list and procedure will be available on our tournament website www.bluescup.com and complete reservation procedures will be provided as part of a team’s acceptance package. You may not make hotel reservations until ACCEPTED.
Registration and Credentials
REGISTRATION: Teams must check in at the MANDATORY REGISTRATION. The Blues Cup Mandatory Credential Check-In will be held Saturday Morning, September 3rd, 6.30-11.30am at our field headquarters in Oceanside. Failure to check-in will result in automatic disqualification (without a refund of the fee) from the Tournament. While we do our utmost to avoid conflicts, game schedules will not be adjusted to accommodate individual teams or individual coaching conflicts.
All team travel arrangements must be made to include participation in the mandatory registration Saturday morning September 3rd, 6.30am-12.30pm and bracket games on Saturday. The earliest bracket games begin at 7:30 A.M. on Saturday. The last final on Monday will begin at 4:30 p.m.
Blues Cup 2016 Director