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.-Mar.. A tournament will end the U10, U12, & U14 season on Mar. 3 & 4.
The EOS Tournament for the U10, U12, & U14 age groups is in standard tournament fashion.
March 3 & 4
Bill Meyer Coordinator:
(typically two games per day):
League Play ( 2018 Dates )
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Any rules not covered above, refer to the
CYSA team manual
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.) Verification Form
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:
UNDER 10 -- 20 MINUTE HALVES
UNDER 12 -- 25 MINUTE HALVES
UNDER 14 -- 30 MINUTE HALVES
**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:
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)
If you would like to host. Hosting requires field availability, referees, and a Field Marshal for the weekend.
January 27th is the AGM/Presidents Workshop which is always a bye week…however if it is a bad winter we MAY use this as a make up day depending on an okay from the BOD. February 24th is the official make up day.
MAIL IN THE COMMITMENT FORM AND PAYMENT TO THE DISTRICT REGISTRAR; POSTMARK DEADLINE IS December 10, 2017. 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 Shirley Thompson:firstname.lastname@example.org
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. )
All parents/guardians and coaches/assistants will be required to sign BML Code of Conduct and coaches will turn signed forms into District.
Coach/Team Information here (File locked with password. Only coordinators/coaches have access to this data ).
2017 Information below. 2018 information, TBD
The entry fee is a non-refundable fee, as follows:
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.
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For Fields: Lou Toste
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