(typically two games per day):
Optional rain make-up date: January 21, and or February 11, 2017
Information is 2016 information. 2017 fields, TBD
If you would like to host. Hosting requires field availability, referees, and a Field Marshal for the weekend.
The entry fee is a non-refundable fee, as follows:
U8 players $200 per team
U9 & up teams $275 per team
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.
| CITY|| FIELD LOCATIONS|
|Atwater||Joan Faul Park, Bridgewater St.|
|Calaveras||Toyon School (turf - closes only for lightning)|
|Ceres||River Bluff Complex|
|County Line||Archoe Middle School, 11755 Lvie Rd., Herald CA|
Except 1/9 - Northgate Park U14s, Woodward U10s
|McSwan||McSwain Elementary , 926 Scott Rd, Merced|
|Merced||Merced Sports Complex|
|Oakdale||TL Davis - Ackley Circle|
|Patterson||Creekside Middle School|
|Stockton||Arch Road Complex|
|Tuolumne||Standard Park Sports Complex, 18500 Standard Rd, Sonora|
Any rules not covered above, refer to the
CYSA team manual
Danetta Vaughn CYSAD8Programs@comcast.net
NOTE: The following are primarily carried over from 2015, with exception of U8 information. 2017 updates are still being worked on and have not been received yet.
MAIL IN THE COMMITMENT FORM AND PAYMENT TO THE DISTRICT REGISTRAR; POSTMARK DEADLINE IS December 1, 2016. INCLUDE: Team entry frees (make entry checks out to District 8), field availability and restrictions, (dates and times) and maps must accompany the entry form. Mail to the District Registrar.
District 8 Registrar
1239 Adam Street
Tracy, California 95376
Include the registration form, fees, and maps. Submissions that are not postmarked by the deadline will be charged a late fee of $50 per team.If the fine is not included in the registration check, it will be deducted from your league forfeiture deposit refund at the end of the season. Team entries received after 12/15 will be accepted or rejected at the District's discretion. Refer questions by email to Danetta Vaughn:CYSADBML@gmail.com
2017 BML Commitment Form
(As of Nov. 27, 2016, form not received yet for posting)
TEAM ROSTERS AND PHOTOS FOR PASSES MUST BE IN LEAGUEONE FOR APPROVAL BY THE DISTRICT 8 REGISTRAR BY DECEMBER15. (COACHES MUST HAVE DOJ/CYSA BACKGROUND CLEARANCE PRIOR TO APPROVAL)
Information from last year listed below. New coordinators for 2017 - TBD
Not yet received for 2017 playing year.
All parents/guardians and coaches/assistants will be required to sign BML Code of Conduct and coaches will turn signed forms into District.
| COORDINATOR LEAGUE|| COORDINATOR NAME|
|County Line||Michelle Lewis|
|BML Coordinator||Ann Orr|
NOTICE: Due to insufficient number of teams, U8's will not be implemented for the 2017 season.
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:
Age groups are as follows:
Girls & Boys:
The season runs from approximately Jan. 7, 2017-Feb. 18, 2017. A Jamboree will end the U8 season the weekend of Feb 25-26.. A tournament will end the U10, U12, & U14 season on February 25-26.
UNDER 8 -- 4v4 - 10 MINUTE HALVES
UNDER 10 -- 8v8 - 20 MINUTE HALVES
UNDER 12 -- 11v11 - 25 MINUTE HALVES
UNDER 14 -- 11v11 - 30 MINUTE HALVES
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 ALLOW IN THE TOURNAMENT (EXCEPT FOR GOAL KEEPER.)
3.) LENGTH OF GAMES:
**5-min half-time for all
U10, U12, and U14 – Offside and direct kicks are called per FIFA rules
NOTE: The above is only a partial list of BML rules.The following document contains all rules regarding BML play:
The EOS Tournament for the U10, U12, & U14 age groups is in standard tournament fashion.
Feb. 25 & 26
Mary Grogan Community Park
3601 Litt Rd.
Bill Meyer Coordinator:
The EOS Tournament for the U8 teams is a jamboree. The jamboree will be without standings (all players will receive a participation pin). The jamboree is playedon the same date/same location as the tournament held for the older BML age groups. age groups
Feb. 25 & 26
Mary Grogan Community Park
3601 Litt Rd.
DISTRICT 8 REGISTRAR APRROVED CREDENTIALS (PLAYER PASSES, 1601 FORMS, AND ROSTER) MUST BE WITH THE COACH OR ASSISTANT COACH AT ALL PRACTICES AND GAMES (LEAGUE GAMES AND TOURNAMENT PLAY)