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October 12th and 13th, 2013
 

 

 

 

 

 

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 · Event Apparel: You can order event apparel at this website if you are interested, Fine Designs will also be at selected sites over the weekend.  Order Here

·  Schedule update: Please re-check your team's schedule as we've had to make a few changes in the past week. Please note that you may have to refresh the page to see the latest version. This schedule is the final schedule, no changes can be made.

·  Registration: Please arrive an hour before your first game on Saturday to register.  Registration will take place at the main tent at the site of your first game.  Please make sure you bring your official roster, two copies of it, and player passes and medical release forms for all players.  More information is listed here.

·  Guest Players: You are allowed up to 3 guest players.  All guest players must have current player passes (can be travel or rec).  To save time at registration please write the guest players onto the roster copies (not the official roster) prior to registration.

·  Parking: Parking at Hellwig Park and Howison will be very difficult as we have a lot of teams at both sites.  This will be a bit of a challenge so please try to carpool if possible and only park in the designated parking areas.  We will have traffic control people at these locations to help with the parking.

·  Weather: In the case of inclement weather, please check the website for updates about any schedule changes.

·  Twitter: Please follow us at @novasc on Twitter, if anything comes up as changes to schedules or sites we will also Tweet it out

Welcome to the 2013 Battlefield Tournament homepage!  This year’s Tourney will be an event to remember!

Tournament features:

  • U9-U19 boys & girls club teams
  • Top competition at all skill levels--multiple brackets in each age group
  • Championship quality fields--both turf and natural grass
  • Competitively priced entry fees
  • Saturday AM on-site Check-in
  • 3 games guaranteed
  • Experienced tourney management
  • All U12 Games will have a 3 referee crew
  • All Field Locations will have an athletic trainer on site
  • Conveniently located in Prince William County, VA, just 30 miles from the nation’s capital (we are looking to add premier fields in Fauquier County also depending on demand)

2013 General Information

  • Application Deadline: Application MUST be submitted by September 6, 2013 with mail-in payment received no later than September 12, 2013. Applications are accepted online only. Full payment must be received before an application is considered to be complete. Teams that do not submit payment by September 12, 2013 will be placed on a waiting list. No refunds will be issued once accepted.
  • Age Groups/Teams: Club teams U9-U19 boys and girls, with a maximum of three (3) guest players per team.  U9-U10 teams are allowed a maximum of 12 players, U11-U12 teams are allowed a maximum of 14 players, U13 teams are allowed a maximum of 18 players, and U14-U19 teams are allowed a maximum of 22 players (guest players count towards the total number of players).  A player may be rostered to play on only one team during the duration of this tournament.
  • Entry Fee: U9 is $495; U10-U11 is $525; U12 is $595; U13-U15 is $645; U16-U19 is $695. All teams will be scheduled for a minimum of three games.
  • Game Length: U9 - U15 games are 30 minute halves; U16 - U19 games are 35 minute halves
  • Number of Referees: U9 - U11 games have one center ref, U12 - U19 games have one center ref and two AR’s.
  • Number of Players: U9 and U10 shall have a maximum of 7 (seven) players on the field of play and no less than 5 (five).  U11 and U12 shall have a maximum of 8 (eight) players on the field of play and no less than 5 (five).  U13 - U19 shall have a maximum of 11 (eleven) players on the field of play and no less than 7 (seven).
  • Coaching Conflicts: Potential coaching conflicts may be submitted for consideration along with the application; no requests will be considered after the schedules are completed. Coaches are responsible for managing any conflicts that may arise.  The Head Coaches name has to be EXACTLY the same on both applications or the conflict will NOT be considered.  Also coaching conflicts for more than two teams are extremely difficult and there is a good chance that the deconflict for all three teams might not happen.
  • Notification of Acceptance: Teams will be accepted on a rolling basis and will be notified latest by September 13, 2013.
  • Mandatory Team Registration: Team registration is held one hour before the team’s first game on Saturday the 12th at the field.  No need to drive in traffic on Friday evening just to register the team.