The tournament starts at 6pm on Friday, 9am on Saturday/Sunday, and each day ends by 11pm. You can have a maximum of 10 players per team. Each team is guaranteed 3 games, with the winning teams playing a championship match for a cash prize! Players / teams can participate in multiple divisions of the tournament with advance approval from the tournament committee.
Layout / Rules:
Games consist of (2) 25-minute halves. Each match will be officiated by 2-USSF certified referees. Field (75×35) and goal (6.5×18.5) size is comparable to 7v7 youth soccer. Open substitution rules similar to indoor soccer. Fouls, bookings, and all other guidelines will be the same as FIFA regulation rules for 11v11 matches, with no offside, no punting, no drop kicks, no slide tackles, however defending from behind IS allowed.
How it’s like indoor soccer:
No slide tackling
Free flowing substitutions
No punting / drop kicking
How it’s like outdoor soccer:
Defending from behind is allowed
Bookings, fouls, set pieces, throw-ins
Athletic Trainers / Medical Staff:
Provided by Young Athlete Center Washington University/ Childrens Hospital
50/50 Raffle, music, and food/drinks specials all weekend long. Schedule conflicts allowed if submitted by Dec 14th. Several divisions to choose from. If you currently or formerly played soccer, you don’t want to miss this adult soccer tournament.
The LFA Training Center at Rams Park is a world class complex that has been previously used by professional athletes and teams. It was the NFL’s former St. Louis Rams’ training center; and now Lou Fusz Athletic is utilizing the space for training our youth teams and athletes, as well as hosting tournaments and events for the community. The facility houses three indoor synthetic turf fields. Some other features it touts are two indoor turf athletic training rooms, a weight room, and an auditorium. All 6v6 games will be player on our Indoor Turf fields.