The Cape Express Soccer Club is pleased to present the 21st Annual George Pratt Memorial Invitational Soccer Tournament to be held over Columbus Day Weekend. All games will be played in the Cape May County area on Saturday and Sunday only. No games will be played on Monday. All teams participating must have approved player passes, medical release forms and a copy of their approved roster. NJYS teams must have notarized medical releases. Medical releases for USYSA teams from states other than New Jersey do not need to be notarized if their respective State Association does not require them to be notarized. Out of State USYSA teams need to have Permission to Travel from their State Association to participate. US Club Soccer teams do need medical releases but they do not need to be notarized. US Club Soccer teams do not need Permission to Travel. Required documents must be provided during the evening of registration Friday night before the tournament.
REFEREES NEEDED: Use the link on the left.
ELIGIBILITY: The tournament is open to all Club teams that regularly participate in classic, regular and/or premier league play. No State Select team or teams formed solely for the purpose of tournament play are eligible. U9 and U10 teams are limited to a maximum of 14 rostered players (including 3 guest players). U11, U12, U13 and U14 teams are limited to a maximum of 18 rostered players (including 3 guest players.) Players may only participate on one team during the tournament. Secondary player passes are permitted.
AWARDS: Trophies will be presented to the first and second place teams in U11 age divisions and older. All U9 and U10 players will receive participation awards. The exchanging of patches is strongly encouraged. Each player will receive a tournament patch.
GAMES: U9 and U10 will play 8v8. U11 through U14 will play 11v11. U9 and U10 teams will play 3 games (weather or other unforseen conditions permitting) in a round robin festival format. No standings will be kept - there will be no final. U11 to U14 will play a minimum of 3 games (weather or other unforseen conditions permitting) with the chance to play in a final. A 3-man referee system will be used for the U11 through U14 divisions and for all finals. U9 and U10 will have a single referee, team linesmen will be required.
11 v 11 - $550
8 v 8 - $440.
HOUSING: The tournament is not responsible for housing of any team.
AGE GROUPS: The following boys and girls age groups are eligible for participation. Please use the age group you will be participating in the FALL 2013 SEASON!