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17th Annual West Pines Kickoff Classic

  


West Pines United FC is pleased to invite your club and teams to participate in the 17th Annual West Pines Kickoff Classic. The girls’ tournament will be played October 12-13, 2013 and the boys’ tournament October 19-20, 2013. The Annual West Pines Kickoff Classic Tournament has become one of the most competitive tournaments by bringing together a great variety of teams from Region III and beyond. The tournament is for select teams of all ability levels. We have had State Champion & R3PL level teams and we have had mid-level select teams participate. Most age groups have 3 playing divisions.   

 
The West Pines Kickoff Classic is sanctioned by Florida Youth Soccer Association (FYSA) and is open to all US Soccer members (US Club Soccer, AYSO, USSSA). 
 
 
 

DATES
The Girls tournament will be played on Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13. The Boys tournament will be played on Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20.  It is possible that local teams will begin play on Friday (Girls: Friday, October 11 and Boys: Friday, October 18).    
 
LOCATIONS
The West Pines Kickoff Classic will be held in Pembroke Pines and Plantation. The main sites in Pembroke Pines are the West Pines Soccer Park, Silver Lakes North, Towngate Park, and Chapel Trail Sports Park. In Plantation games will be played at Pine Island Park and Central Park. 
 
LEVELS OF PLAY  
SHOWCASE: U15-U16-U17-U19 Age Group Brackets
Highest level of competition. Teams that compete regionally and nationally. Top Division I teams from across Florida, out-of-state, and international teams are expected to participate making this a highly competitive division.    
 
PREMIER: U8-U19 Single Age Group Brackets
Premier Division is for average Division 1 and competitive Division II teams. If the number of applications at a certain level allows, additional flights will be created to allow for appropriate competition. Teams from Florida and out-of-state are expected to participate in the Premier Divisions.  Plus, a special U9 Division (Future Stars) only for U8 teams.
 
CLASSIC: U8-U19 Single Age Group Brackets
Classic Division is for Division 2 and newly formed teams that are playing at the Division 2 or 3 levels. If the number of applications at a certain level allows, additional flights will be created to allow appropriate competition. Plus, a special U9 Division (Future Stars) only for U8 teams.
 
REGISTRATION DATES
Girls: Registration deadline September 09th
Girls: Late registration deadline September 23rd ($50.00 increase in registration fee)
 
Boys: Registration deadline September 16th
Boys: Late registration deadline September 30th ($50.00 increase in registration fee)
 
HOW DO I REGISTER
Teams will need to register via online (GotSoccer) for:  
 
Girls: October 12-13, 2013 – click here for the application   
Boys: October 19-20, 2013 – click here for the application 
 
All teams must register on-line. Teams may pay by credit card online. Teams/clubs wishing to pay by check should make their check payable to West Pines United FC and note the registration number on the check memo line. Mail to:    

West Pines United FC
C/O West Pines Kickoff Classic
PO Box 821443
Pembroke Pines, FL 33082 

·         Please complete the online application via GotSoccer. 
·         Make payment either via credit card or by check. 
·         Teams will not be eligible for acceptance until the registration fee has been received. 
·         Any team not accepted will receive a refund. 
·         Any team which withdraws after the application deadline of September 9, 2013 (Girls) and September 16, 2013 (Boys) will not be eligible for a refund. 

ENTRY FEE
$500.00 for U9 and U10 (playing 6 v 6)
$550.00 for U11 and U12 (playing 8 v 8)
$650.00 for U13 and older (playing 11 v 11)
 
Registration fee INCLUDES the referee fees.

Entry fees received after the deadline of September 9, 2013 (Girls) and September 16, 2013 (Boys) will automatically incur an additional $50.00 late fee.
 
TOURNAMENT FORMAT
Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 3 games.
 
U9 and U10 teams play 6-a-side and may carry up to 12 players with 4 guest players allowed
U11 and U12 teams play 8-a-side and may carry up to 16 players with 4 guest players allowed
U13 to U19 teams play 11-a-side and may carry up to 18 players on their roster with 6 guest players allowed.  
 
CONTACT
The recommended form of communication is via email.  The tournament staff can be reached at:
 
 
Mailing address:  
 
West Pines United FC
C/O West Pines Kickoff Classic
PO Box 821443
Pembroke Pines, FL 33082