September 28th & 29th 2013
U12-U14 Boys and Girls
AUGUST 28TH, 2013
"Come spend September in Wine Country"
Come spend September in the beautiful wine country of Sonoma County for a Premier Soccer Tournament hosted by Santa Rosa United. The tournament will feature some of the best teams and talent in California. Santa Rosa United is excited to host, once again, another major tournament to showcase the wonderful young soccer players in their youth development teams. We also want to roll out the red carpet for the teams in the tournament by showing you a glimpse of the wine country and all it has to offer. We hope you can take advantage of the many amenities Sonoma County has to offer while visiting us for the weekend.
We will be sending out a list of hotels in the area that can help facilitate your stay if needed. There are numerous hotels close to the tournament field locations. We secured a special Santa Rosa United rate for all tournament participants.
Age Groups: U12-U14 Boys and Girls - Premier play with some of the top teams in California
Entry Fee: $650
How to apply: Online Application available now or mail check to Santa Rosa United, PO Box 12154, Santa Rosa CA 95406. Checks must be received before August 23rd.
Questions: Call Kelcey Chaidez tel: 707-292-8505 or email Kelcey Chaidez
Nike Premier Harvest Wine Cup Check In
Details and location of the check-in will be broadcast by general email to all accepted teams. Check-in can be facilitated by any team representative. Teams must provide the required credentials including 4 copies of your official roster, laminated player passes, and signed medical release forms. Teams from outside CYSA-North (USYSA) or international teams must also provide approved travel papers, which must include a roster listing all players authorized to travel by that team’s state or national association. Mixing of affiliation (US Club & USYSA) within documents is not allowed.
Failure to check-in will result in automatic disqualification (without a refund of the fee) from the Tournament. At the discretion of the Tournament Director, a team may be allowed to compete as a “Guest Team” (See Guest Team Rule). Games not played will be classified as “Forfeits and Byes.”
- Early Registration by May 17th
- Early Acceptance by June 7th
- Registration Deadline August 28th
- Early Withdrawal Deadline August 10th*
- Final Acceptance August 30th
- Final Withdrawal Deadline August 21st**
Refunds will be made to all teams not accepted (credit cards will be credited and/or checks will be returned).
Teams withdrawing from the tournament must send an email to Kelcey Chaidez prior to August 21st. Failure to meet this deadline will follow the policy set below.
* Refunds will be provided to all teams that withdraw from the tournament prior to the August 10th deadline, net of a $50 withdrawal fee
** Teams that drop after the August deadline will forfeit their entire application fee
Sanctioning: US Club Soccer
Details: All teams guaranteed a minimum of 3 games within two days. Medals awarded for 1st place and 2nd place teams in each age group.
Locations: Most matches will be played on All-Weather turf fields, including SRU’s Trione Fields, Cardinal Newman and Place to Play grass fields.
Lodging: Many local hotels for a great wine country stay. See Hotels available under our hotel listings.
Tournament or Game Cancellation
A cancellation fee of one-fifth of the entry fee will be withheld from each team’s refund if the tournament is canceled as a result of weather, acts of terrorism, or acts of God after July 4 and up to the conclusion of the tournament. The Tournament Director or Tournament Referee may suspend a tournament match for any circumstance in consideration of player safety or potential field damage.
PLEASE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE FOLLOWING:
All applicants will be approved or denied acceptance by the Harvest Wine Cup Selection Committee based on national ranking bodies and team performance records, with priority acceptance given to teams with strong results in State, Regional and National Cup Tournaments. It is at the sole discretion of the Tournament Selection Committee which teams are accepted and what brackets to establish.
Teams from outside Northern California can request early acceptance into the tournament upon completion of their application and receipt of their payment (please contact the Tournament Director/Coordinator). The Tournament Director will have the sole authority regarding the acceptance status of any team.