GIRLS SHOWCASE FEBRUARY 9-10, 2019
RULES OF THE TOURNAMENT
TOURNAMENT HEADQUARTERS AND OFFICIALS
The tournament headquarters is located at: LSC Administrative Office, 12325 Hymeadow Drive, Building 1, Suite 200, Austin, Texas 78750. A
remote HQ will be located at the “main” playing venue. The Tournament Director is: Lisa Talbot – 512-336-5425 ext 10 or via email:
LTalbot@lonestar-sc.com (Email Preferred).
REGISTRATION, ELIGIBILITY AND CHECK-IN
The Lonestar Showcase is sanctioned by US Club Soccer as an unrestricted tournament. This Showcase is open to all girl’s teams that are in
good standing and affiliated with US Soccer including those registered through US Club Soccer, American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO),
Soccer for Youth (SAY) and USYS associations.
A. PLAYER ELIGIBILITY: Current player cards for each player will be required at check-in. Virtual cards are accepted. No Card-No
Play-No Exception. U11 - U12 teams can have a maximum roster of 14 including guest players. U13 - U14 teams can have a
maximum roster of 18 including guest players. U15 teams can have a roster of 22 but must declare 18 on the game card prior to
kick off of each match. U16-U19 teams are allowed a maximum of twenty two (22) players on a roster (including guest players), ALL
22 players are eligible to participate in each match. NO player may be rostered or participate for more the ONE team during the
B. GUEST PLAYERS: Teams may have up to 6 guest players.
C. TEAM CHECK-IN: Mandatory registration/check-in for teams is available ONLINE only. There is NO in person check in. Team
managers or a team representative should have a current, signed medical release form for each player. Team managers MUST
present the following to complete check-in:
1. A copy of the official member organization roster signed by the local association or club registrar. The roster must include the
name, date of birth and jersey numbers of all players including guest players. (This is NOT a GotSoccer event roster or player
2. Current, laminated photo identification cards for each player, including guest players. Virtual cards are accepted. Player cards
must be of the same type for all players on the team—including guest players. USYS and US Club player cards cannot be
co-mingled on the same team.
A. HOME TEAM: The first team listed on the schedule is considered the “Home Team”. Home team wears dark/colored uniform and
the visiting team wears white/light colored uniforms.
B. UNIFORMS: All players must wear numbered jerseys. Each team must have an alternate color jersey for each player in case of color
conflict. The home team, if deemed necessary by the referee, will be required to change jerseys.
C. TEAM AND SPECTATOR LOCATION: Players and coaches from both teams will occupy the same side of the field. Spectators and
parents must sit on the side opposite the players and coaches. No one is permitted to sit or stand behind the goals. There will be
signs posted for player and coach only areas.
D. INSPECTION: Teams must be at the field no later than 15 minutes prior to match time ready for inspection by the referee with player
cards ready for inspection (upon request).
LAWS OF THE GAME
A. All matches will be played in accordance with FIFA Laws of the Game, except as specifically modified as follows:
1. All games will be played on a running clock. Each half will be 40 minutes in length for the showcase (U15 - U19). Junior
Showcase U11/U12 will play 2 x 30 and U13/U14 will play 2 x 35. All half times will be 5 minutes in duration. The
Tournament Director reserves the right to adjust game length and schedules due to weather or field conditions. The
referee may stop the clock for serious injuries. All decisions of this nature are made by the referee on the field and are
2. No player shall enter or leave the field of play without the consent of the referee. Players may be substituted, with the
consent of the referee, at any stoppage of play.
B. PLAYER EQUIPMENT: Shin guards are mandatory. Per USYSA rules, no player may play with a HARD cast even if it is padded. This
rule is strictly enforced. All other equipment related issues will be left to the discretion of the Referee.
C. GAME BALLS: Teams must provide an appropriate game ball for all matches.
TOURNAMENT AND MATCH SCHEDULES
A. TOURNAMENT FORMAT: There is no advancement or awards in this showcase event including the Junior Showcase event.
B. MATCH SCHEDULES: U16 – U19 teams will play 2 or 3 game format by request. U15 teams will play either 2 or 3 games depending
on field availability. U11 - U14 teams will play 3 games.
C. REFEREES: The Showcase shall utilize a three-referee system in all matches.
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