GSYSL will bring back Open Cup Competition in the Spring of 2014.
Granite State Open Cup will be a unique competition in NH
Clubs and teams from any league may compete in this tournament
This Tournament will provide competition for both Boys & Girls Divisions in the following age groups:
U12 (U11 & U12 may compete)
U14 (U13 & U14 may compete)
U16 (U15 & U16 may compete)
U19 (U17 - U18 -U19 may compete)
further age group determinations may be made based on registrations
This will be a knock out tourament based on a blind draw. Teams paired by the draw will play a Home & Away game with their opponent whereby the games will be based on total goal aggregate of both games to determine who moves on. Therefore, each team is guaranteed two (2) games minumum.
Games will be scheduled by GSYSL and must be played within a designated week or consecutive 2 week period (depending on the # of teams in each age group)with the home teams providing an agreebale day, time and field for each match. These "prelimiary aggragate matches" are recommended to be played during the week whenever possible as not to interfere with regular season league matches.
The final four (4) teams will play in a semi-final the last Saturday in June and culminate in a Finals the last Sunday in June at a location designated by GSYSL.
The Tournament Fee will be $100 (for GSYSL Teams) $150 (for non-GSYSL Teams)
All teams will pay the referee fees for all preliminary round games for as long as they stay in the tournament up to the final weekend.
GSYSL will pay for the referees in the Semi-Final and Finals. All preliminary games will be paid on the field by each team
GSYSL will assign all referees.
Draw Meeting will be the 1st or 2nd Sunday in February.
All Coach's MUST be present.
All Fees MUST be paid by the date of the Draw.