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22nd ANNUAL
GREECE BUCCANEERS

SOCCER TOURNAMENT
May 17-19, 2013


REGISTRATION:


Wednesday, May 15th from 4-8 pm
at
Grace & Truth Sports Park
for ALL local teams


Saturday, May 18th from 8-11 am
at
Grace & Truth Sports Park
for out of town teams

 
373 North Greece Road, Hilton, NY 14468

Please note - your game may be at TSE not Grace & Truth - so give yourself enough time to register.  If coach or manager is not available - please send an assistant or a parent with all the information needed.
 

 

 

 

Elena Pelcher
Tournament Director

 


Greece Buccaneers
PO Box 26828
Rochester, NY 14626



 
 
   
 
Tournament Information

APPLICATION DEADLINEApril 5th, 2013
 
 
REGISTRATION:

Please mail copy of email registration confirmation with payment to:
Elena Pelcher
Greece Buccaneers Soccer Club
P.O. Box 26828
Rochester, NY 14626


Registration payment must be made by check payable to: “Greece Buccaneers Soccer Club”.

Online applications will be held on a waiting list until the registration check is received. Mailed applications without application fee will be placed in a hold status. Faxed applications will not be accepted.

Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis and will be closed on TBA. The tournament reserves the right to rank teams for proper competition level. Teams withdrawing after acceptance will forfeit their fee.

Tournament Fee*
U8, U9, and U10: $400 USD
U11 and above: $450 USD

* = Payment must be submitted within 10 days of registration


Tournament Fees Reflecting $100 Early Registration Discount:
U8, U9, and U10: $300 USD
U11 and above: $350 USD
(Early Registration Discount only offered to teams who register, and pay, by TBA)

NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE
Notices of acceptance will be mailed prior to TBA. If not accepted, a refund check will be included with the letter.

The tournament caters to teams affiliated with travel soccer clubs. Out of state and Canadian teams are welcome, but must meet and follow the proper USYSA travel requirements and procedures to qualify.

TEAM REGISTRATION
Team registration for out of town teams will take place on Wednesday evening, May 15th 2013 between the hours of 4 and 8 PM at the Tournament Headquarters Tent at
Grace & Truth SportsPark. All team credentials will be checked at that time.  Registration for out of town teams is from 8 to 11 AM at the same location on Saturday morning, May 18th.  .

OPENING CEREMONIES
To kick off the weekend a local Boy Scout Troup will be making a presentation of the flags and a local acupela group will be singing the National Anthem at 5:30pm on Friday evening, May 17th on Field 1 a Grace & Truth Sports Park.  Please join us.

TOURNAMENT DATES
May 17-19, 2013

AGE DIVISIONS – BOYS & GIRLS

The age groups for both boys and girls will range from U8-U19. Division size will be based on number of entries. Where possible, age groups will provide multiple divisions based on team strength.

 

2013 Season Age Matrix

Effective August 1, 2012 - July 31, 2013

Age Group

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

U8

2004

2004

2004

2004

2004

2005

2005

2005

2005

2005

2005

2005

U9

2003

2003

2003

2003

2003

2004

2004

2004

2004

2004

2004

2004

U10

2002

2002

2002

2002

2002

2003

2003

2003

2003

2003

2003

2003

U11

2001

2001

2001

2001

2001

2002

2002

2002

2002

2002

2002

2002

U12

2000

2000

2000

2000

2000

2001

2001

2001

2001

2001

2001

2001

U13

1999

1999

1999

1999

1999

2000

2000

2000

2000

2000

2000

2000

U14

1998

1998

1998

1998

1998

1999

1999

1999

1999

1999

1999

1999

U15

1997

1997

1997

1997

1997

1998

1998

1998

1998

1998

1998

1998

U16

1996

1996

1996

1996

1996

1997

1997

1997

1997

1997

1997

1997

U17

1995

1995

1995

1995

1995

1996

1996

1996

1996

1996

1996

1996

U18

1994

1994

1994

1994

1994

1995

1995

1995

1995

1995

1995

1995

U19

1993

1993

1993

1993

1993

1994

1994

1994

1994

1994

1994

1994


 

The tournament reserves the right to merge divisions if enough teams are not available to form a single division.

LOCATION
Greece, NY - a suburb of Rochester, NY - Grace & Truth Sports Park (Tournament Headquarters)
Centrally located in the heart of Western New York, 90 minutes from Buffalo, 90 Minutes from Syracuse, and 2 1/2 hours from Binghamton.

Grace & Truth SportsPark is a family park. Therefore, it is a drug, alcohol, tobacco, and pet free park.

Other fields that will be used are
Total Sports Experience (TSE).

FORMAT
A round-robin style of play is used. Brackets will be based on strength of play. Every attempt will be made to ensure no team has to play three games in one day.

  • U8, U9, and U10 will play 7 v 7, including a keeper, on a reduced size field ( 50 x 70 yard).
  • U11 and U12 will play 9 v 9, including a keeper.
  • All others will play 11 v 11, on a full size field.

ROSTER

  • Maximum roster size for U8 - U10 is 14 players.
  • Maximum roster size U11 - U19 is 18 players.

GAMES*

Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 3 games and in most cases, 4 games. Some games will be played Friday evening, however, most will be played on Saturday and Sunday. Unless requested otherwise, all out of town teams will play Saturday and Sunday only.

*The Greece Buccaneers reserve the right to seed the brackets at their discretion. However, every effort will be made to organize a balanced seeding of teams for optimal competition.


Tournament Rules


Hotel Accommodations

AWARDS

  • Individual Champion and Runner-Up Trophies are given out in the U11 - U14 ages.  U15 and older will receive Champion and Runner-Up T-Shirts.
  • All participants in the U8, U9, and U10 age divisions are winners and all players will receive trophies.
 

 

REFEREE'S NEEDED:

If interested, please email Bill Bianchi,
, your
name, age,phone number, email address,referee comfort level and
what days of the Bucs Tournament you are available (May 17, 18, 19). 
Any questions should be directed to Bill at
.