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2017 BSL Tournament Update
(July 12, 2017) Here is a schedule update after the first round of the BSL tournament.
THURS., JULY 13
DIV. 2 #1 EDWARDSBURG hosts DIV. 2 #2 CYCLONES
at 6:45pm (Edwardsburg Primary)
SUN., JULY 16
DIV. 1 #3 TORNADOS hosts EDWARDSBURG/CYCLONES WINNER
at 3:00pm (Junior Irish Field #3)
DIV. 1 #4 PATHFINDERS hosts DIV. 1 #5 SJK ADLER
at 3:00pm (Brandywine HS)
SUN., JULY 23
DIV. 1 #1 RFA LEGENDS hosts lowest remaining seed
at 5:00pm (Dogwood Park)
DIV. 1 #2 SJK PREMIER hosts highest remaining seed
at 5:00pm (SJK "A")
SUN., JULY 30 - 3:00pm
Championship at SJK "A"
St. Joe Kickers' Sommerfest August 5
(July 8, 2017) St. Joe Kickers' annual Sommerfest will be held on Saturday, August 5. The club will have food, drinks, music and free admission to all of the soccer games played that day. Teams are guaranteed three matches with a championship game to decide each division's winners (champions receive commemorative t-shirts). Here are the guidelines:
Open (all ages and genders)
Veterans (males currently 30 or turning so in 2017 and any-age female players)
Coed (all ages --- minimum of two females on field)
TEAM FEE - $100
ROSTER SIZE - 14 maximum
DIVISION SIZE - 8 teams maximum (first eight teams to pay in full)
7 v 7 (six field players, one goalkeeper). 2 x 23 with 5 minute halftime. Veteran players (over 30) may also play in Open Division; any woman may play in either division. Field size will be approx. 80 yds x 45 yds. Open Division uses full-sized goals; Veterans' & Coed Divisions use 7 x 21 and 6 x 18 goals.
No offside; "three-line" rule is in effect (no ball can cross in air from team's own defensive-third into opponent's defensive third - infraction results in IFK for opponent). Throw-ins, goal kicks, corner kickers to be used as normal.
Proper uniform must be worn (including shinguards); "away" team must change due to colour conflict (pinnies acceptable).
3 points for win, 1 point for tie, 0 points for loss, -1 point for forfeit. First tie-breaker is head-to-head competition; followed by least goals against, aggregate goal difference, goals for.
For more information, contact SJK Sports Director Chris Haack at email@example.com
2017 BSL Tournament Format
(May 31, 2017) The Blossomland Soccer League has announced the format for the 2017 tournament.
THURS., JULY 13
DIV. 2 #1 hosts DIV. 2 #2 at 6:45pm ("play-in" game)
SUN., JULY 16 (Time TBD)
DIV. 1 #3 hosts winner of July 13 "play-in" game
DIV. 1 #4 hosts DIV. 1 #5
SUN., JULY 23 (Time TBD)
DIV. 1 #1 hosts lowest remaining seed
DIV. 1 #2 hosts highest remaining seed
SUN., JULY 30 (Time TBD)
Championship at SJK "A"
July 16 & 23 games should be played at same time. These will likely be 2pm starts. July 30 will likely be 2pm start.
Middle School Fall 2017 Boys' Organizational Meetings Set
(May 27, 2017) - It is time to begin planning for the Boys' 2017 fall soccer season. The following information will help expedite the organization of the SMMSSL fall season. Please check on possible blackout dates before submitting your soccer registration; much easier to know about events (e.g. band concert, choir concert) now then to try and reschedule.
Registration Deadline - June 30, 2017
Quad scheduling Matrix created and submitted to teams - July 9, 2017
Pre-Scheduling with teams for those who want to participate - July 10, 2017
to July 19, 2017
Preliminary Schedule sent to teams - July 30, 2017
Mandatory League meeting - August 2, 2017; 6:30PM; Location TBD
- 6:30pm till 7:00pm - Procedure / Rules review
- 7:00pm till 8:30pm - Schedule review and changes
Final Schedule published to referee admins - August 8, 2017
First practices may begin August 28, 2017
Games begin September 11, 2017
Games end October 28, 2017
Send questions and comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org
2017 registration forms: PDF Format
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