Tournament Info

TOURNAMENT GENERAL INFORMATION
Each team is guaranteed three games, unless inclement weather requires the tournament to be changed or altered. Teams will be placed in competitive brackets according to their past record and level of competition. The tournament committee reserves the right to combine age groups if appropriate. Games will be played on Saturday, August 23rd and Sunday, August 24th, 2014. Awards will be made to first and second place teams in each division.

GAME CARDS
The 2014 Dulles National Soccer Tournament is a game card tournament. Each team is responsible for assuring that the game card is properly filled out and returned to the site coordinator at the conclusion of each game.

WEBSITE
The official tournament web site is http://www.herndonyouthsoccer.org/dullestournament. Complete rules, directions to the fields, and other information will be available at this web site.

TEAM APPLICATIONS
A completed application, entry fee ($675 for U-9 through U-12 and $725 for U-13 through U-19) payable to DULLES NATIONAL SOCCER TOURNAMENT or DNST must be received on or before July 20, 2014. If you are a brand new team and new to travel soccer, you do not need to submit a roster. Accepted teams will be posted on our website in late July. Any team withdrawing from the tournament after acceptance forfeits the entry fee. Refunds are not given for games canceled due to inclement weather.

TEAM ROSTERS
An official, state-approved roster for the Fall 2014 soccer season must be presented at tournament check-in on Friday, August 22, 2014. Three copies of your team’s official, state-approved, Fall 2014 roster must be presented at tournament check-in with any guest players’ names filled in. DO NOT mark guest player names on or alter your original copy of the team’s official, state-approved roster document!! Since the Dulles National Soccer Tournament is a pre-season tournament, state registrars work with each accredited club to make sure each registering team’s Fall 2014 roster is submitted and approved in time for the tournament.

REGISTRATION
Team registration will be determined shortly. At registration, teams must provide their original, state-approved, Fall 2014 roster and three copies (all guest players must be entered on the copies of the roster that will be submitted to the tournament), 2014-2015 player passes for all players, medical release forms for each player, and a state approved Permission to Travel form if traveling outside your state.

ELIGIBILITY
This tournament is sanctioned by the Virginia Youth Soccer Association. All teams must be affiliated with and in good standing with the USYSA and their state association. This tournament is for club teams with up to 5 guest players (all guest players must be entered on the three copies of the roster you will be submitting to the tournament), league select teams, state select teams, and tournament teams. All players must have current USYSA or approved organization player passes or the appropriate national association passes. US Club Soccer Teams are also accepted.

RULES
All games are played in accordance with FIFA laws, except as modified by the tournament rules. A copy of the tournament rules will be posted on the tournament web site.

REFEREES
Certified referees will be used in all matches