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Welcome to the 2014
22nd Annual Memorial Day Classic!
(No Dogs or Grills allowed on Fields)

Memorial Day Classic Tournament Application Page

Referees, click here for instructions on registering for tournament.

Questions:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Important Updates:

-Thank you to all of the 286 teams that participated in the 22nd Annual Memorial Day Classic.  Hope you enjoyed your weekend with us.

-Congratulations to the Tim Crisman Sportsmanship Award winners:
 6v6 - Raymond Rams GU9 (Coach Hone)
8v8 - North Kingtown BU12 (Coach Preble) 
11v11 - Warwick Firefighters (Coach French) 

- Schedules/Results are Posted  Click here to view schedule

- Tournament Program -  Click Here to view the tournament program which includes field maps, field directions, rules, scoring, tournament sponsors, coupons, ect.


 

 

Tournament Information The Hampshire FC/Amherst Soccer Club of Amherst, New Hampshire cordially invites you to our 22nd Annual Memorial Day Classic Soccer Tournament. Drawing over 250 teams from around New England, we are committed to hosting the highest quality event for players and their families; and will once again limit the number of participants in order to ensure that a maximum level of competition is provided on the best quality fields.  Tournament filled up last year.  Be sure to register early to avoid being put on a wait list.

Non-competitive  We will offer the 6v6 format for boys and girls teams U-8, U-9, and U-10. We will also offer the 8v8 format for Boys and Girls U-10.   Please indicate your choice on the application.  Each team will play four (4) games-2 on Saturday and 2 on Sunday.   Each player will receive an award for participation.  Groupings and divisions will be determined by number of teams registering in each brackett.

Competitive We will offer the 8v8 format for Boys and Girls U-11 and U-12 teams and the 11v11 format for Boys and Girls U-13, U-14, U-15, U-16, U-17 and U-18/U-19 teams.  There will be a minimum of three (3) games (played on Saturday and Sunday) for all teams U-11 and above playing 8v8 or 11v11 with the potential for playoffs on Monday.  If a grouping has an odd number of teams, one team will play 4 games (The fourth game will not count towards the team playing four games but will count for the opposing team playing their third).  Groupings and divisions will be determined by number of teams registering in each brackett. 

Awards Non-competitive: Each player will receive an award for participation in the coaches packet handed out at coaches checkin Friday night.  Competitive: Each winner and runner-up in each competitive category and following the championship game on Monday will receive an award. Both 1st and 2nd place teams of each division need to report to Headquarters immediately following the championship game to receive awards.

Dates Saturday & Sunday, May 24th & 25th, with playoffs for competitive divisions on Monday, May 26th.

Location Souhegan High School, Amherst, New Hampshire.

Age Groups Girls and Boys U8-U19 teams accepted.  See application on registration link.  Age groups and divisions are dependent on the number of applications received in that age group and division.   The Tournament retains the right to combine age groups if needed.  

Rosters Maximum Roster size for 6v6 teams is 13 players, 8v8 teams is 16 players, 11v11 teams (U11-U14) is 18 players and 11v11 teams (U15-U19) is 22 players (This change has been made to be inaccordance with USYS.  However, only 18 players will be allowed to dress per game and no guest players will be allowed if roster size is over 18).  Rosters are not required in order to submit an application. Double rostering in the same age group is not permitted.  5 Guest Players are allowed per team.  Proof of age and registration with your state must be provided.

Duration 6v6:  Games will consist of two twenty-minutes halves without a break at half-time.  Players on the field will immediately switch ends and play will resume with no substitutions.  8v8:  Games will consist of two 30-minute halves with a  five-minute break at half time.  11v11:  The preliminary games will consist of two 30-minute halves with a five-minute break at half time.  Monday playoff games will be 35 minute halves with a five-minute break at half time.  

Fee  An entrance fee of $340 for all 6v6 teams; $430 for all 8v8 teams; $450 for all 11v11 teams.  Please make checks payable to the Amherst Soccer Club and attach to the signed Tournament Rules of Conduct after completing the online application.  The fee is forfeitable if you do not play or withdraw after acceptance.  If your team is not selected, your fee will be returned.

Tournament Cancellation  The tournament Co-Directors reserve the right to cancel the tournament should inclement weather or other unforeseen events result in conditions that are hazardous to the participants or the facilities.  Entrance fees will be equally assessed for the costs incurred by the tournament committee and the balance returned to each team. 

Entry Deadline  Application deadline is April 15, 2014  Register early for we did have a wait list last year. Final acceptance will be made on or about April 30, 2014 and upon receiving a signed copy of the Tournament Rules of Conduct and registration fee. Team rosters and player releases are not required for submitting an application.  It is recommended that applications be submitted as soon as possible.  When accepting applicants, the date the application and the check are received is taken into consideration. No team will be scheduled for any matches until the full amount of the entrance fee and a signed copy of the Tournament Rules of Conduct form is received by the tournament registrar.

Registration  All teams must check in and register prior to the tournament.  Registration will be held on Friday, May 23rd, at Tournament headquarters located at Souhegan High School between 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm.  The following documents must be presented: an approved team roster, coach’s code of conduct, player cards (U11 and above), tournament medical release form for each player (only tournament medical release will be accepted) and a permission to travel for out of region teams.

Patches/Pins  This is a patch/pin tournament.  All players will exchange patches or pins with players of the opposing teams following each game.  Please remember to bring enough patches or pins for the number of games your team will play. If you do not have team patches any soccer related item is acceptable.

Rules of Conduct  Tournament Rules of Conduct will be strictly enforced to allow the players to play the game fairly and without interference. All coaches are required to sign the rules form and agree to abide by these rules. A club representative signing the TRC on behalf of the coach assumes the responsibility of ensuring that the coach receives and accepts the TRC.

Questions   Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Click here for approved USYSA Permission To Host Tournament Form.

 Medical Release Form (only tournament medical release will be accepted.  Every players must complete this form)

 

Tournament Rules- Updated 5/22/14

 

Memorial Day Classic Tournament Application Page

 

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Please stay at our Preferred hotels for the best tournament rates and patronize our generous sponsors during the tournament.  Click on the icon to visit their website.


  


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Comfort Inn Manchester Airport
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298 Queen City Ave
Manchester, NH 03102
Contact Kaitlin O'Flaherty
For Tournament Rates
603-668-2600 or
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Radisson Hotel Nashua
11 Tara Boulevard
Nashua, NH 03062
Contact Jennifer Sabatella
Group Sales Manager
Direct line: 603-579-3231
Hotel: 603-888-9970
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 Holiday Inn Manchester Airport
2280 Brown Avenue
Manchester, NH  03103
Call Kristine Moulton
603-641-6466 or
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 Holiday Inn Express & Suites Manchester
1298 South Porter Street,
Manchester, NH 03103
Call Kristine Moulton
603-669-6800
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Holiday Inn & Suites
9 Northeastern Blvd
Nashua, NH 03062
Contact Melissa Bourque
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(603) 888-1551


 

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2200 Southwood Drive
Nashua, New Hampshire 03063
603-880-9100
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Courtyard Marriot

 Courtyard by Marriott
700 Huse Rd.
Manchester, NH 03103
Contact Camila Botero for Tournament Rates
(603) 627-4464
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SpringHill Suites by Marriott
975 Perimeter Rd.
Manchester, NH 03103
Contact Camila Botero for Tournament Rates
(603) 627-4464 or

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Fairfeild Inn By Marriott
860 South Porter Street
Manchester, NH 03103
Call Jayme Putnam
603-625-2020

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