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Beach Blast: IMPORTANT Tournament Information


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THE TOURNAMENT
Games are 5 v 5, 4 plus a keeper, maximum 10 players per team. Games consist of 3 - 12 minute periods, games start on the hour. Substitutions will occur on the fly.

Fields are 30 yards by 40 yards. Nylon webbing staked at the 4 corners and flags will delineate the fields. Each team will play 3 games (weather and other unforeseen conditions permitting) with a 4th possible for those advancing to the finals.

No Shoes Allowed - Players must play in their bare feet - socks, tape and ankle braces are allowed but there can be no hard reinforcements in the ankle brace. Sports knee braces with metal support are fine.

Awards - Trophies will be provided for first place finishers in all divisions, medals for second.

Eligibility - This tournament is open to any youth travel, recreation or other team from any organization that meets the age standards. Premier, Travel and Recreation divisions will be established to accommodate any team that wants to join in the Beach Soccer Fun.

Age Requirements - Divisions for both tournaments will be formed by birth year age using the Fall 2019/Spring 2020 calendar year age designations as follows:

Youth Divisions
U8 - 2012
U9 - 2011
U10 - 2010
U11 - 2009
U12 - 2008
U13 - 2007
U14 - 2006
U15 - 2005
U16 - 2004
U17 - 2003
U18 - 2002
U19 - 2001

Adult Divisions
Men's, Women's and Co-ed Open  - 2002 and older (U18 and U19 may play up in the Open Division)

The oldest person on the roster shall determine the age group for any team. Youth players can play up in older Youth divisions only. However, players may not play down.

PLAYERS CANNOT PLAY ON MORE THAN ONE TEAM, ESPECIALLY IN THE SAME AGE GROUP. THIS WILL BE CAUSE FOR FORFEIT OF ALL GAMES WITH NO REFUND

For Co-ed teams, a minimum of 2 females must be on the field at all times, position doesn't matter. Rosters and proof of age will be required at registration; player cards will be accepted for travel teams, a copy of birth certificate will be required for all non-carded youth players. Proof of age is required at registration, no exceptions.

FEES
• Youth Teams - U8 through U19: Tournament Registration + 10 Amusement/Water Park Wristbands - See the pricing chart below
Includes all Tournament Fees AND 10 Morey’s Piers Amusement and Water Park Passes good for unlimited access to both Ocean Oasis and Raging Waters Beachfront Water Parks plus unlimited rides on all 3 Amusement Piers all day Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday! The 10 wristbands may be used for any 10 individuals, whether players or family. Remember, the wristbands may only be used for one individual and are not transferable. Team registration occurs through the application link on the Cape Express website.

• Adult Teams - Men’s, Women’s and Co-ed OPEN: Tournament Registration Only - See the pricing chart below
Tournament Fees only. Wristbands can be added as described below. If your team wants 10 wristbands, the cost can be same as Youth Team above, just add this request in the notes of your application, you will be contacted via email to arrange. If you want less than 10, purchase them as Non-Player Amusement Passes as described below. Team registration occurs through the application link on the Cape Express website.

Non-Player Amusement Pier and Water Park Wristband (Additional person) - See the pricing chart below
Includes Morey’s Piers Amusement and Water Park Pass good for unlimited access to both Raging Waters and Ocean Oasis Water Park + Beach Club plus unlimited rides on all 3 Amusement Piers all day Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday! These wristbands are offered exclusively to friends and family of participants of the Beach Blast and MORE Beach Blast Soccer Tournaments.  Get 4-days of riding and sliding for the price of 1-day! These passes are purchased directly from Morey’s Piers, you will be notified how you can pre-purchase these passes online when your team is accepted.


BEACH BLAST ROSTERS
We do not use the Got Soccer Roster feature so it doesn’t need to be entered, updated or corrected for Beach Blast. If it's already there for your grass soccer team, it's fine to leave it as is, we don't use the online feature.
 
GENERAL WRISTBAND INFORMATION

 IMPORTANT:  Things YOU, YES YOU, need to know about WRISTBANDS!


APPLICATION/ACCEPTANCE

ALL applications will be done online, all payment will be done via credit card online, your credit card will be charged at the time of acceptance. Once you apply, you will receive an email notifying you that your application has been received. This is not acceptance into the tournament. If accepted, you will receive a second email notifying you specifically that you have been accepted and that your credit card has been charged.

Teams are accepted on a first come, first served basis. Online registration for these tournaments will open in January.

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY

If the Soccer Tournament is cancelled entirely because of weather, teams may receive either a partial or full credit towards the next year’s tournament or a partial or full refund.  The terms of any credits or refunds will be determined by the Cape Express Soccer Club based on the specific weather and any other factors which CESC deems appropriate. All decisions will be communicated within four weeks of the scheduled date of the tournament.  All communications will be handled directly between the Tournament Director and registered coaches via email.

If the Soccer Tournament is only partially cancelled or altered in any way due to weather, the CESC will determine whether any credits or refunds are appropriate and their amounts.  As with full cancellation, the terms of any credits or refunds will be determined by the CESC based on the specific weather and any other factors which CESC deems appropriate. All decisions will be communicated within four weeks of the scheduled date of the tournament.  All communications will be handled directly between the Tournament Director and registered coaches via email.

Beach Blast tickets for Morey’s Piers, obtained either as part of the 10 passes which are part of the youth team package or ordered separately online after the team was accepted through the accepted teams extra bands link are non-refundable. If you order your tickets on-line, please make certain your order is accurate.

Morey’s Piers may continue to operate during inclement weather independent of the tournament unless its management determines that conditions may endanger the safety or our guests. If the Soccer Tournament is cancelled completely because of weather, you may return your Beach Blast ticket and exchange it for a “Splash & Ride” combination ticket that is good for an all-day admission to all three amusement piers and an all-day admission to both Raging Waters Water Park and Ocean Oasis.  Just mail your unused Beach Blast ticket to:  Morey’s Piers, Events & Entertainment, 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260.  A “Splash & Ride” ticket never expires, may be split over two days (one day at the water parks and one day on the piers), and may be redeemed on any day(s) during our operating season.

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