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Tournament Info, Fees & Discounts

April 27-29, 2018
Registration Link: Here

Boys/Girls 8U: $350
Boys/Girls 9U-10U: $550
Boys/Girls 11U-12U: $600
Boys/Girls 13U-18U: $650

The Shoot for a Cure event will start on Friday night. Local teams (teams 2 hours or less) should expect to play one game on Friday night. Friday night games could be a early as 5pm and as late as 9:30pm.

All teams may register online. Payment may be made using a credit card during the online registration process or select a pay by check/later option.

  • 15% EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT if registered on or before February 2nd
  • Register 4 or more teams from the same club receive a 15% discount off each team.
  • Teams may only qualify for one discount.  You may not combine both the early bird and multiple team discounts.

Bracket Levels: 
Pink - Most Competitive - MRL, NPL, Regional or National league teams
White - Competitive - State league teams - ISL
Gray - Less competitive - State League 2nd and 3rd Division Teams

 
Age Groups:    Boys and Girls 8U-18U

8U (4v4)          Cost: $350.00
  • There will be Premier (Pink ) and First Division Flights (White).
  • All teams will play a minimum of 3 games.
  • Playing formats: 4v4
  • Max roster size of 8 players
  • Participation Awards given to all players.
  • No championship game
  • Game length is 3 - 15 minute periods

 

9U-10U (7v7)          Cost: $550.00
  • There will be Premier (Pink ) and First Division Flights (White).
  • All teams will play a minimum of 3 games.
  • Playing formats: 7v7
  • Max roster size of 12 players
  • Participation Awards given to all players.
  • No championship game
  • Game length is 2 - 25 minute halfs

 

11U-12U (9v9)       Cost: $600.00

  • There will be Premier (Pink) and First and 2nd Division Flights (White).
  • All teams will play a minimum of 3 games.
  • Playing formats: 9v9
  • Max roster size of 14 players
  • Championship Game (Unless a 5 team division, in which case teams will receive 4 games)
  • Team Awards and individual awards will given to First and Second Place teams.
  • Game length is 2 - 30 minute halfs
13U-18U (11v11)    Cost: $650.00
  • There will be Premier (Pink) and First and 2nd Division Flights (White).
  • All teams will play a minimum of 3 games.
  • Playing format: 11v11
  • Max roster size of 18 players
  • Championship Game (Unless a 5 team division, in which case teams will receive 4 games)
  • Team Awards and individual awards will given to First and Second Place teams.
  • Game length is 2 - 35 minute halfs

Placement: All Teams will be placed in appropriate levels based on previous performance in State Cup and selected tournaments, plus Got Soccer rankings. 

The Pitch: All matches will be played at 2 locations.

  1. The Hefner Fields Soccer Complex; 1807 East California Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825. (Main Headquarters site)
    Hefner Field Driving Directions – Google Maps
    1. Note: The last games at Hefner Fields could be as late as 5pm on Saturday to prepare for the College games that evening.
       
  2. Kreager Park
The Officials: Our goal is for you to remember the play and not the officials. Our promise is that all games will have appropriate aged and experienced officials for every match. This year we have taken steps to ensure that our referees are holding themselves to a professional standard as this year's event will be a host for National Referee Assessors.
 
Application Deadline: March 31, 2018

Please direct specific questions to 
James McCaig jamesm@plexsports.com

Check in for the 2018 Shoot for a Cure Tournament is recommended to be completed electronically through GotSoccer or mailed in.  There will be LIMITED on-site check in times this year, with none on Saturday.  If you are submitting your check in documents electronically, all information must be received no later than midnight on April 20, 2018.  

If you are opting to mail your check in documents, your envelope MUST be postmarked no later than April 16, 2018. You may mail your documents to: Fort Wayne United FC 5702 Engle Rd. Fort Wayne, IN. 46804  

If you do not check in online by April 20, you will only be allowed to check-in onsite on Friday, April 27th from 5pm-9pm at the Headquarters tent. NO SATURDAY CHECK-IN.

THERE WILL BE NO REGISTRATION AT THE FIELDS. Teams are required to have copies of their stamped roster, pass cards for each player, state medical release forms, tournament liability forms, guest player forms and permission to travel. All teams will pick up their official stamped roster at the field of their first tournament game from the field marshal. Managers will take this roster to the remaining tournament games for check-in.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
 
Teams from within the United States MUST submit:
 
  1. Copies of validated player passes issued by USYSA or US Club Soccer (rostered players and guest players). DO NOT SEND ORIGINALS.
  2. One copy of official stamped and validated team roster.
  3. Copy of guest player form if applicable (Access below). MRL teams must submit their approved MRL Guest player roster in place of this form. 
  4. Medical release forms. (Print the Tournament Medical Release form and have all parents/guardians sign.) *Do not need to be notarized.
  5. Travel Permit from your state organization (For USYSA teams outside of Indiana. Not required if roster is US Club Soccer)
  6. Hotel Tracker Form (Access below).
UPLOADING TO GOTSOCCER
 
After you have gathered the appropriate documents to register your team please scan or create PDF files for each document type, as they will be uploaded separately.  Please use appropriately descriptive names, (for example: ROSTER, PLAYER PASSES, RULES) so you will know which files to upload.
 
We recommend scanning multiple player cards to fill an 8.5” x 11” piece of paper and thus requiring fewer “ID Card” attachments. Please be sure to combine all of the player passes into a single pdf. Please be sure to keep docs under 6 MB.
 
Follow the instructions below:
  • Login to www.gotsoccer.com with your username and password.
  • Select the "Spring Fort Wayne United FC Shoot for a Cure 2018" Tournament
  • Select “Documents”
  • Select the labels from the drop down list and upload the appropriate files.
 
If you have questions or problems submitting your documents please email James McCaig at jamesm@plexsports.com 
  • This is a play and stay event. All teams must go through the hotel coordinator for bookings
  • To make the hotel booking process easy and organized please fill out the Hotel Request Form online, and our hotel coordinator will contact you.
  • Click here to review hotel list
  • You may add guest players at anytime prior to your first game during registration only.
  • All teams may have up to 5 guest players. All players can only play on one team per age group and not more than 2 teams team per tournament.
  • All guest players must fill out guest player form. Click Here
  • If you have not received your player cards you must bring a copy of each player’s birth certificate and a picture which allows our staff to confirm with the state roster.

Download our Fort Wayne United FC Tournament App for the most up-to-date Tournament news and changes.  Available now in the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Teams are required to arrive at the appropriate field twenty (20) minutes prior to the scheduled game time. Tournament field marshals will conduct the check-in process at this time. All players and coaches/team representative must be present. Teams are required to start games on time. Any team that is (15) minutes late for a game will forfeit that game. According to FIFA rules, seven (7) players are needed to start the game. A team’s failure to complete a match or leaving the field during play will result in forfeiture.
 
Failure to Show - Forfeits
The Tournament Director will make the final decision if a forfeit shall be allowed depending upon extenuating circumstances that may have prevented a team from making the game on time. If a forfeit is determined, the winning team will be awarded a score of 1-0 and will receive only 3 points for the win. In the event of a forfeit in a group, all teams in the group will be awarded the same points. No team that has forfeited a game will be declared a group or division winner.

  • Player check–in at games
    • Every player participating shall have an approved player pass at each game. All team managers or coaches are responsible to checking cards to the master roster of the opposing team before each game. After check-in cards will be collected by the referee prior to the start of the match
  • Turning in Game reports
    • At the completion of each game the winning team manager or the home team manager (if game is tied) is responsible of turning in the game report to the Headquarters tent.
  • Awards
    • All U9-U10 teams will receive participation awards. Please report to the Headquarters team after your last scheduled game to receive your awards
    • All U11-U19 Finalists will receive individual awards and trophies. Please report to the Headquarters tent after the completion of the Championship match.
The tournament committee and/or director have the right to stop games due to weather. Games interrupted in the first half will continue if time permits, if time does not permit, a 0-0 tie will be awarded.
Games interrupted after the completion of the first half will continue if time permits, if time does not permit, the score of the game will stand.
 
DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES OR CONDITIONS BEYOND CONTROL, THE HOSTING CLUB WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY REFUNDS.

Event Games are played in 2 Locations

1. Hefner Field/The Plex North - Tournament Head quarters
1807 East California Rd Fort Wayne IN 46825
Field Map: Click Here
Hefner Field Driving Directions – Google Maps

2. Kreager Park

Tournament Director

James McCaig - 260-496-9999, Ext. 526
jamesm@plexsports.com