The entry fee is a non-refundable fee, as follows:
$300 Per Team
Any rules not covered above, refer to the
District VIII BML Rules Document, District VIII Referee Protocol For Coaches, CYSA team manual, and the following US Youth Soccer Policy on players and playing rules
Bill Meyer Coordinator: Kim Nickerson
The Bill Meyer Winter League are District 8 Paper Teams for boys and girls in the U8 through U14 age group that allow players to participate in a higher level of soccer than played in the District VIII, fall recreational season, in an affiliated District VIII league. 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 group are as follows: Boys & Girls, U8 through U14 Age Matrix, and the season
runs from approximately January to March
All games are played under DISTRICT VIII rules
LEAGUE RULES DO NOT APPLY TO BML GAMES
At the end of the BML season, a two day end-of-season tournament is held.
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.)
U10, U12, and U14 – Offside and direct kicks are called per FIFA rules
U8 – No Offside, no direct kicks
Bill Meyer Coordinator:
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)
Cal North has created a new playing league, modeled after the District VIII, BML season. It has a different structure than that of the District VIII, BML season. If District VIII leagues decided to play in the new CSL
( California Select League ) league, the existing information within this page will change. This page would be updated upon receipt of the information from the District VIII party that is coordinating the CSL with District VIII. If District VIII does not play in the CSL, the current BML rules will remain in effect, as described within.
All red card reports and player passes must be sent to
1239 Adam Street
Tracy, CA 95376
All red cards MUST be sent to Shirley, postmarked by Monday.
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.
MAIL IN THE COMMITMENT FORM AND PAYMENT TO THE DISTRICT REGISTRAR; POSTMARK DEADLINE IS December 10, 2022. 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 VIII Commissioner
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. Team entries received after 12/15 will be accepted or rejected at the District's discretion. There is a $50 fee for any game dropped by a team. Refer questions by email to Shirley Thompson:email@example.com
TEAM ROSTERS AND PHOTOS FOR PASSES MUST BE IN THE REGISTRATION DATABASE FOR APPROVAL BY THE DISTRICT 8 REGISTRAR BY DECEMBER15. (COACHES MUST HAVE DOJ/CYSA BACKGROUND CLEARANCE PRIOR TO APPROVAL, and have taken the on-line CDC Concussion course. )
Hervi R. Rualo
Bill Meyer Coordinator:
Location: District VIII has requested a volunteer league to hold the tournament for
2022, not using Tracy for 2022. This would need to be done ASAP.