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2016 Memorial Day Classic - May 28th and May 29th, 2016!
Save the dates as our Framingham United Soccer Club will be hosting our 35th annual Memorial Day Classic. This tournament is a two day format which leaves Monday to enjoy the holiday weekend. The Memorial Day Classic is a competitive tournament held each year for teams who have come from all over New England and New York. We are dedicated and strive to showcase top quality play with a strong emphasis on being good sports. A "Sportsmanship" award is given to one team in each level of play (one for boys and one for girls) who displays the best attitude and sportsmanship during the tournament. We invite you to share in what we know will be a great tournament experience for you and your players this Memorial Day weekend. Our tournament is open to both girl’s and boys’ soccer teams in the following age groups: U8, U9, U10, U11, U12 and U14.
Registration deadline is Monday, May 9, 2016.
Initial team placement to follow the week of May 16, 2016.
All teams registering after May 9th will be placed on a waiting list to fill available slots.
For questions, vendor attendance, sponsorships or other tournament information, please contact:
Barry Neusner Tournament Director firstname.lastname@example.org (617) 320-6214(617) 320-6214
Robin Grossman Ass't Tournament Director email@example.com
Steve Smoller Hotel Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
U8 teams will play a “non outcome based” – one day, 6v6 format with 3 games guaranteed. Participation awards will be given after the final game. The girl’s teams will play on Saturday – May 28th and the boy’s teams will play on Sunday – May 29th. Age appropriate goal sizes are used at this level and all games are two, 20-minute halves. PATCH TOURNAMENT FOR U8's – teams will exchange their club patch, pin or other memorabilia with another player of the opposing team after each regulation game.
U9 / U10 teams will play a “non outcome based” 6v6 format with 4 games guaranteed. These games will be played on Saturday and Sunday where participation awards will be given after Sunday's final game. Age appropriate goal sizes are used at this level and all games are two, 25-minute halves. PATCH TOURNAMENT FOR U9 and U10’s – teams will exchange their club patch, pin or other memorabilia with another player of the opposing team after each regulation game.
U11 / U12 teams will play an 8v8 format with 3 games guaranteed. These games will be played on Saturday and Sunday with age appropriate goal sizes. All three games will have two, 25-minute halves! The playoffs (if qualified) will be played on Sunday. Playoff games are two, 30-minute halves with overtime and PK's if necessary. Trophies will be awarded to all runners-up and champions.
U14 teams will play an 11v11 format with 3 games guaranteed. These games will be played on Saturday and Sunday with age appropriate goal sizes. All three games will have two, 25-minute halves! The playoffs (if qualified) will be played on Sunday. Playoff games are two, 30-minute halves with overtime and PK's if necessary. Trophies will be awarded to all runners-up and champions.
For tournament fees, applications, rules, and other information, please click on the appropriate tournament drop link on the right. Registration closes May 19th.
Our experienced and well-organized tournament committee is regularly complimented by those who play in the tournament each year. The committee and our volunteers are dedicated to making your clubs participation an enjoyment for all. Come experience our tournament in a two day format as we welcome back many of our returning participants! We look forward to seeing you.
For more information please contact Barry Neusner, Tournament Director, at email@example.com.
Our tournament also has a hotel coordinator who holds blocks of discounted hotel rooms for our tournament teams. For hotel information, please contact Stephen Smoller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Framingham, MA is easy to get to with 2 exits on the Massachusetts Turnpike. The town is a regional center with excellent shopping, an expansive Natick Mall, restaurants and hotels. It has great access to Boston for after-game touring.
2016 Schedule is "Live"
2016 Online Roster/Medical Form Submission
2016 Souvenir T-shirt Pre-Order Form
2016 Online Registration
2016 Mail-in Registration
2016 Tournament Flyer
2016 Medical Release Form
2016 Sponsorship Form
2016 Tournament Rules - Revised May 1
2016 Permission to Host
2016 Mail-in Roster Form
2016 Online Referee Registration
Merchant Field Map (U14 Teams)
Galvani/Fuller Field Map (U8/U11/U12 Teams)
High School Field Map (U9/U10 Teams)