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2016 Nebraska Fall Rec Cup
Host Organization: Nebraska State Soccer
Entry Date Deadline: 9/9/2016
Date(s) of Event: 9/30/2016 - 10/2/2016
Location: Tranquility Soccer Complex
Tournament Types: Recreational
Tournament Restrictions: Teams within the State Association

Age Groups:
Age GroupType of TeamsGenderRoster Size# of Guest Players AllowedMins Per Game# Players on FieldAwardsMin # of GamesEntry FeeBond
9  Both 143607 Yes 3$250 No
10  Both 143607 Yes 3$250 No
11  Both 183609 Yes 3$325 No
12  Both 183609 Yes 3$325 No
13  Both 2237011 Yes 3$325 No
14  Both 2237011 Yes 3$325 No
Estimated No. of Teams: 100
Contact: Crystal Collins
Phone: (402) 596-1616
Referee: Jason Francois
Phone: (402) 208-3682
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This tournament is open to ONLY Nebraska teams. Teams MUST BE registered to the age of the oldest player on the team. Teams must play in there proper age group. Teams will not be allowed to play up at any age group.

The Nebraska Fall Rec Cup provides recreational youth soccer players an opportunity to experience a consistent and high-quality statewide tournament in a fun, festival-like atmosphere. It fosters stimulation and excitement about soccer in an effort to increase the recreational players' interest in and love for the game.
The Fall Rec Cup is open to ENSA, CYSL and in-house leagues and lower teams in the U11 - U14 age groups and any division at U9 - U10 age Groups.
NO Nebraska League Teams (at any Nebraska League division) are allowed to participate.  U9 - U10 teams will compete in a festival format with each team playing three games with no finals. U11 - U14 teams will play a three game round robin format with finals.

The tournament will be hosted at Tranquility Soccer Complex in Omaha. We are giving recreational teams an opportunity to participate statewide.
The Fall Rec Cup is hosted by the Nebraska State Soccer Association.

Participation awards will be giving to everyone at the U9 and U10 age groups. Individual awards to 1st and 2nd place will be given to U11-U14 age groups. Play will be governed by the FIFA Laws of the Game, except where amended by US Youth Soccer Rules of Play, and/or the Tournament Rules. No off-sides at the U9 & U10 Age Groups. Overtime and shoot-outs will be used only as necessary in semi-final and final matches. Overtime will not have a half-time.
Games shall be considered complete if one-half of the game has been completed and the Tournament Director stops play. Teams will be refunded $20.00 per game not completed for U9 - U10 age groups and $40.00 per game at U11-U15 age groups.

Team Eligibility
Remember, Guest players must come from a team playing in the same division of play or lower.  

Secondary players who play primary for a Nebraska League team are permitted to participate with their recreational team. Any secondary player must have been registered to the recreational team since the begining of the season! (You cannot have NL players as guest players, or add them to your state roster for the sake of this tournament).

You must have a Guest Player Form that shows each player. You are allowed three (3) Guest players. Make sure you follow the recruiting rules by contacting the Primary Coach of the player you are asking to play, prior to contacting the player. Please note a player may only play with one team in the tournament. 

All other players must be registered to the team making application. Teams consisting of not more than 12 Players for U9 - U10, 16 players for U11 - U12 and 18 Players U11 - U15 must be registered and in good standing with the Nebraska State Soccer Association.

Under 9 - Under 14 players and coaches participating must carry a US Youth Soccer player pass. Passes must have a picture, signed and laminated. If the coach uses illegal players, coaches will be suspended or fined or both. All teams are also required to carry written medical releases from parents/guardians in case emergency medical care is necessary. Medical Releases are not required to be notarized; this is a policy of US Youth Soccer and Nebraska State Soccer Association.

We will only use US Soccer Federation Registered Referees and a 3-Referee System will be used on U11 - U14 competition. Referees accompanying teams to the tournament are invited to "call" games during the tournament. Individuals interested in refereeing contact the Referee Assignor listed above.
Referee abuse will not be tolerated during the tournament. Referee abuse by a player, coach or fans will be reported to the Nebraska State Soccer Association within 48 hours of the end of games. The player, coach or fan will be removed from the soccer complex and will not be allowed to return.

Coaches who coach more than one team need to make sure they have an assistant available at the tournament as we will not be able to accommodate every request for no conflicts. Additionally, it is unreasonable to request no early morning games. Please email any conflicts to
The entry fee will be forfeited if a team withdraws after being notified of its acceptance.
Your Entry Fee includes cost for referees, games, field painting, referee assignor and game scheduler. You will be responsible for transportation, lodging, meals and any other costs associated with the tournament.
Tournament Registration
Click on the “Registration” link above to complete the online registration form.