WHAT IS IT?
The Bill Meyer Winter League are District 8 Paper Teams for boys and girls in the U10 through U14 age group that allow players to participate in a higher level of soccer than played in the fall recreational season. Leagues can use it as a building block for their competitive teams (although established boys and girls competitive teams are not permitted to play). Players are only eligible if they:
1.) were currently registered players for the fall recreational season.
2.) have not played on a CYSA Class I/II/III team during the 2012-2013
3.) no new player registration is allowed for this league.
Age groups for the 2012-13 are as follows:
Girls: U10, U12, and U14
Boys: U10, U12, and U14
Note: UNDER 10’S WILL PLAY 8 TO A SIDE.
WHEN IS IT?
The season runs from approximately January 19 to March 3, 2013. A tournament will end the season the weekend of March 2nd & 3rd.
WHERE IS IT?
Games are played throughout District 8. Each league with teams entered should be able to provide a reasonable amount of fields accordingly to the number of teams you enter and be available for 3-4 games a day per field. Fields must have rest rooms. The host team provides and pays for referees. Teams not providing fields/referees may have to defray costs of the providing team.
WHAT IS THE COST? U10’s, U12’s and U14’s The entry fee is a non-refundable rate of $225 per team.
The entry fee covers administrative and tournament expenses.
**FORFEIT FEE: A per league refundable forfeit fee of $375.00 is required along with the entry fees for teams and covers all teams from each league.
FORFEIT FEE STRUCTURE:
$50.00 is deducted for the first forfeit
$75.00 for the second game forfeited
$100.00 for the third game forfeited
$150.00 for the tournament and/or jamboree
If you have more than one team from your league each time a team misses a game the next higher fee will apply.
HOW DO TEAMS ENTER?
POSTMARK DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 10. Team entry fees (make entry checks out to District 8), field availability and maps must accompany the entry form and be mailed to the league coordinator Dave Ribeiro, 3951 Davis Avenue, Modesto 95357. If form, fees, and maps are not postmarked by the deadline a late fee will apply and be deducted from your league refund at the end of the season. If you have any questions email Dave at email@example.com
TEAM ROSTERS AND PLAYER PASSES MUST BE SENT
TO THE DISTRICT 8 REGISTRAR BY DECEMBER 15.
TOURNAMENT March 2nd & 3rd
Information regarding the season ending tournament for the U10, U12 and U14 age groups will come out at a later date.
RULES AND REGULATIONS:
1.) RED CARDS: Red carded players and coaches are at the mercy of the mails and should consider that any additional suspensions will probably be in two game increments. EXAMPLE: A player red carded in the first minute of the first game of the season, will miss the next game that day automatically, then if the decision is made for an added the game, the player will miss the NEXT game the following Saturday. Delays with the mail or the league delivering the card back to the coach could add another two games missed (NO PASS NO PLAY RULE.)
2.) Sweats are okay (as long as the team has all the same color.) Uniform shirt
must be on the outside of any other shirts. NO SWEATS WILL BE ALLOWED
IN THE TOURNAMENT (EXCEPT FOR GOAL KEEPER.)
3.) LENGTH OF GAMES: UNDER 10 -- 25 MINUTE HALVES
UNDER 12 -- 30 MINUTE HALVES
UNDER 14 -- 35 MINUTE HALVES
DISTRICT 8 REGISTRAR APRROVED CREDENTIALS
(PLAYER PASSES, ROSTERS, ETC.) MUST BE ON SITE AT
ALL GAMES (LEAGUE AND TOURNAMENT PLAY).
Any rules not covered above, refer to the
CYSA team manual.