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Tournament Info & Fees

August 26-28, 2022

Registration Link: Here

Boys/Girls 8U: $250
Boys/Girls 9U-10U: $595
Boys/Girls: 11U-12U: $675
Boys/Girls: 13U-15U: $725

The Puma Cup 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. The tournament will have two locations that will provide lighted fields for night games.

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.

Please mail checks to:

Fort Wayne United Puma Cup
1807 East California Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Age Groups:    Boys and Girls 8U-15U

(High school division can be created if desired.)

8U (4v4)          Cost: $250
  • There will be one flight for this age division.
  • All teams will play a minimum of 3 games.
  • Playing formats: 4v4 no Goalies
  • Participation Awards given to all players.
  • No championship game
  • Game length is 4 - 10 minute periods

 

9U-10U (7v7)          Cost: $595.00
  • All teams will play a minimum of 3 games.
  • Playing formats: 7v7
  • Participation Awards given to all players.
  • No championship game
  • Game length is 2 - 25 minute halves

 

11U-12U (9v9)       Cost: $675.00

  • All teams will play a minimum of 3 games.
  • Playing formats: 9v9
  • Championship Game (Unless a 5 team division, in which case teams will receive 4 games)
  • Team Awards and individual awards will be given to First and Second Place teams.
  • Game length is 2 - 30 minute halves
13U-15U (11v11)    Cost: $725.00
  • All teams will play a minimum of 3 games.
  • Playing format: 11v11
  • 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 halves

Placement: All Teams will be placed in appropriate levels based on previous performance in State Cup and selected tournaments, plus Got Soccer rankings. Please put in your desired level of play on your application.

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
  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 Puma Cup referees are holding themselves to a professional standard as this year's Puma Cup will be a host for National Referee Assessors.
 
Application Deadline: August 5, 2022

Please direct specific questions to:
Chad Hagerty: chadh@fwunitedfc.com

Check in for the 2022 PUMA CUP Tournament is only to be completed electronically through GotSportThere will be NO on-site check in times this year.  If you are submitting your check in documents electronically, all information must be received no later than midnight on August 22, 2022.  

Teams are required to have copies of their tournament roster, pass cards for each player, state medical release forms, tournament liability forms, guest player forms and permission to travel.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Please contact Chad Hagerty with any questions on documents.

UPLOADING TO GOTSPORT
 
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 system.gotsport.com with your username and password.
  • Select the "Puma Cup 2022" 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 Claire Ward at clairew@fwunitedfc.com 
  • 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.
  • You may have up to 3 U15 "trapped" players on your U14 roster  
  • 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 the roster of the opposing team before each game. Please contact Headquarters with any discrepancies. 
  • Turning in Game reports
    • At the completion of each game the winning team or the home team (if game is tied) is responsible of turning in the game report to the Headquarters tent.
  • Awards
    • All U8-U10 teams will receive participation awards. 
    • All U11-U15 Finalists will receive individual awards and trophies. 

Event Games are played at Hefner Fields

1. Hefner Field/The Plex North - Tournament Head quarters
1807 East California Rd Fort Wayne IN 46825

PARKING

The cost for parking for this event will be $10 per car for the weekend.

SEVERE WEATHER PLAN

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.

FORFEITS

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 and cannot advance to the championship game.
 
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.