OC Winter Showcase Rules:
1) Checking schedules, scores, time and location of matches.
2) Ensuring each player has the appropriate medical release forms.
3) Arriving at the designated field 30 minutes prior to game time.
4) Verifying official match results with referees.
5) Coaches shall be responsible for the conduct of their players and spectators on their sidelines.
6) All medical needs are to be provided by teams individually, except at OCGP Saturday, Dec. 7th. Trainers will be on-site.
7) Home teams to provide 3 match balls.
Governing Rules: Matches will be played by CIF rules. Substitutions will be allowed at the referee's discretion.
No Protest: All games will be considered final and no protests are allowed.
Minimum (3), FS and JV/Maximum Games (4) Varsity:
Games will be home and away in pool play. Please contact the opposing coach with any questions. Saturday’s games will be played at OC Great Park in Irvine.
Home Host Sites: Please provide visiting coach with information on parking, etc..
Duration of Matches:
Varsity Matches will last for a total of 70 minutes (35 minute halves)
JV Matches will last for a total of 60 minutes (30 minute halves)
Frosh Matches will last for a total of 60 minutes (30 minute halves)
Championship Varsity Matches will last for a total of 80 minutes (40 minute halves).
Championship JV Matches will last for a total of 60 minutes (30 minute halves)
Championship Frosh Matches will last for a total of 60 minutes (30 minute halves)
There will be no added time to any match (except for Championship Match)
Half Time will be 5 minutes (Championship Game: 10 minutes).
3 points for a win
1 for a tie
0 for a loss
-1 point for a straight red.
Teams that finish with the most points in their pool will play in the Final game. All other teams will play consolation games. If teams are tied in points in their pool the tie breaks will be as followed:
If any match is tied at the end of regulation in pool play it will end in a tie. Any Consolation games that are tied at the end of regulation will go directly into FIFA penalty kicks to determine the winner. Penalty shots will occur on the field of play unless it delays the start of the next game on that field. If that situation should occur the Penalty Spot will be moved to an alternative designated area.
If a Varsity Championship Match is tied at the end of regulation, there will be two overtimes of 10 minutes using a “Golden Goal” format. If the teams are tied after the two overtimes, the teams will go directly into FIFA penalty kicks to determine Champion.
Championship Games in the JV or Frosh divisions will go directly to FIFA penalty kicks to determine winner. There is no overtime in JV or Frosh divisions.
Uniforms! Home teams will wear Dark colors. If there is a color conflict, the home team is required to change uniform color. Home team will supply 3 game balls.
Red Card and Two Yellow Cards:
Player or coach receiving a Red Card or double Yellow Card is disqualified for the remainder of the match and the next match. Any player receiving two Red Cards will be suspended from the tournament. There shall be no appeals.
Turf Fields (OC Great Park fields 6, and 7):
ONLY CLEAR LIQUIDS ARE ALLOWED ON THESE FIELDS. FOOD IS ALSO NOT ALLOWED ON THESE FIELDS. AFTER EACH GAME PLEASE PICK UP ALL TRASH INCLUDING TAPE OR ANY OTHER ITEMS YOUR PLAYERS MAY OF USED DURING THE GAME. TEAMS WILL BE CHARGED A CLEAN UP FEE IF THEY DO NOT ADHERE BY THESE RULES.
In the event of inclement weather, which the Tournament Committee deems as being unsafe conditions for the players and/or the fields and competition can not continue, matches:
1) at the half time or are in the second half will have the score stand.
2) that are in the first half will be deemed have not been played.
3) may be shortened,or sent to penalty kicks.
No Refund Policy!
Any team that drops out the tournament will not be allowed a refund and/or could be subject to the severe weather refund policy stated below.
Severe conditions/weather cannot be controlled or predicted so in the event of tournament cancellations the refund policy is as followed:
1. $50 refund per team entered (Var, JV or FS)
2. $150 off tournament fee for 2020 tournament
No other refunds are offered.
Tournament Director: Gordon Scott
(949) 632 5649