Kohl's Cup Registration Open - Registration Closes November 4th at Midnight
Claire's Cup event to be held Friday, November 13th
St. Mary's Soccer is once again please to offer KOHL'S AMERICAN CUP on Saturday, Nov. 14th @ Chancellor's Run Regional Park. SMS has offered this event for the past several years and it seems that every year it gets bigger and better - and we expect nothing less from this year's offering. See below for all the info you need.
REGISTRATION PERIOD ENDS: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 @ midnight.
FEES: $175 per team for Kohl's Cup. $150 per team for Claire's Cup.
DATE: Saturday, November 14th is Kohl's Cup; Friday, November 13th is Claire's Cup
LOCATION: Chancellor’s Run Regional Park , St. Mary’s County, Maryland
FORMAT: 4v4 with a max roster of 6 players.
PLAYERS: Each team can roster up to 6 players. All teams must have at least 4 players. All players on all teams must be age appropriate or younger. No exceptions will be made.
GAMES: All Kohl's Cup teams are guaranteed 4 games. Games will start at 9:00 a.m. All Claire's Cup teams are guaranteed 3 games.
CHECK-IN: All teams will be required to check in 1 hour prior to their first game time. If they don’t, they run the risk of forfeiting their first game. Check-in is also available beginning at 4pm on Friday, November 13th, at Chancellors Run Regional Park.
All players must wear shin guards with socks that fully cover the shin guard.
Cleats are permitted.
Absolutely no jewelry of any kind will be permitted.
Medic Alert identifiers will be permitted.
U8 thru U12 will use a size 4 ball.
U14 & up will use a size 5 ball.
Tournament will provide balls for all games.
Recreation: Teams may only consist of recreational, non-MSYSA carded players, or RecPlus players.
Recreation Plus: SMS, NSL, CSA, LaPlata, Waldforf and Bryan's Road players currently on Recreation Plus teams or non-MSYSA carded players seeking more competetive play (U8, U10, U12, and U14 only).
Premier: Teams that have at least one and no more than six MSYSA carded players.
If registration supports it, there will be Boys(Coed) and Girls divisions. Girls may play on teams in the Boys(Coed) Division, however, boys may not play on teams in the Girls Division.
Age Groups for 2015 Kohl’s American Cup
Aug 1, 2007 - July 31, 2009
Aug 1, 2005 - July 31, 2007
Aug 1, 2003 - July 31, 2005
Aug 1, 2001 - July 31, 2003
U16 Division (WILL PLAY ON FRIDAY NIGHT)
Aug 1, 1999 - July 31, 2001
U18 Division (WILL PLAY ON FRIDAY NIGHT)
Aug 1, 1997 - July 31, 1999
UNIFORMS: All players on a team are required to wear the same color shirt, numbers are optional but suggested. Bibs will be available at all fields for conflicts. The team listed first on the schedule will be required to change if necessary.
INCLEMENT WEATHER: In case of inclement weather, at the discretion of the Tournament Director, all or portions of the Kohl’s MSYSA American Cup can be discontinued. Teams may be eligible, but are not guaranteed, any refund of their Entry Fee.
REFEREES: One USSF certified referee will be provided for each game.
MODIFIED RULES: There will be no slide-tackling permitted in any age group, goal kicks and corner kicks are taken from the corner.
ADDITIONAL INFO: The Tournament Director reserves the right to combine, or split age groups as deemed necessary in order to facilitate the most practical and functional tournament available.
If you were unable to make it to the appreciation day event please remember that you can click this link - St. Mary's Soccer 2015 DSG Coupon - to print out your Team Packet soccer coupon sheet, which is good for discounts off your soccer purchases (as listed on the coupon) all season long.
We realize that parking at Hollywood Soccer Complex is sometimes challenging. With that said, please follow these simple rules:
1. If you play of Field 1, 2 or 3 - please park in the lot in front of the fields.
2. If you play on Fields 4, 5 or 6 - please park in the Hollywood Elementary School parking lot.
3. DO NOT PARK ALONG THE STREET on Joy Chapel Road. There are No Parking signs posted and you risk being ticketed.
Please take a look at the parking map for the Hollywood Soccer Complex.
Because of a new State law which went into effect on July 1, 2011, Recreation & Parks is instituting an awareness campaign to provide information about concussions for youth sport administrators, coaches, parents, and athletes.
SMS follows SMCR&P guidelines on smoking at athletic fields
SMYS supports St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks guidance that prohibits smoking at any game or practice area. If you must light up, please do it away from the fields. We appreciate your support.
For a few years now, SMS has had a Facebook page (see it here), but now we have created a new presence where we will post all the latest goings on in the world of St. Mary's Soccer. We will keep the old page for now to allow our membership to communicate, and answer questions as we can - but the new page will be for us to post important info you need to know (last minute cancellations, tryouts, or special events). CLICK HERE to "LIKE" us today!