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The Centennial Challenge Cup

This exciting early season developmental tournament  for U9-U12 Boys and Girls teams uses a multi-directional 3 v 3, small-sided game format that allows players to develop skills in a fun and relaxed environment. Maximum roster of 6 (split your team in two!). Eight game guarantee. A great way to start your season! Check out the video footage of previous tournament play!

Give me the details:

  • Dates: April 11 and 12, 2015
  • Ages: U9-U12
  • Cost: $125 per team
  • Roster Size: 6
  • Games: Eight games total (four per day).  Each game is 12 minutes in length.
  • Registration Deadline: April 4, 2015
  • Where:  Centennial Sports Arena, Circle Pines, MN
  • Awards:  Participation awards for all players

How do I sign up?

Challenge Cup Highlights

  • Challenge Cup is structured in a small-sided game format. Teams are 3 v 3 with no goalkeepers.
  • Multi-directional play allows for a greater number of touches per player and more scoring.
  • Players gain experience switching the point of attack and making penetrating passes.
  • Players have fun and become better soccer players over the course of the weekend tourney.
  • Eight games guaranteed (four games each day will be played within a three hour time frame).
  • Each game is 12 minutes in length.
  • MYSA Sanctioned

Rules and Procedural Highlights

  • Format of play is 3 v 3 with a maximum roster of six players per team allowed.
  • All teams play four matches on Saturday and four matches on Sunday, with attempts to schedule in a three hour timeframe.
  • Substitution is on the fly.
  • All ages use a futsal ball.
  • Players must wear shin guards and flats or turf shoes. No cleats.
  • Each match is 12 minutes with a rolling clock.
  • Start of play is with a drop ball from the center.
  • Side boundaries are padded, low bumpers. Ends are hockey-style boards.
  • Balls out of bounds are rolled in from the side. No goal kicks or corner kicks.
  • No offside
  • Goals are in the middle of the pitch, back to back, spaced 20 feet apart.
  • Goals have a 3-foot exclusion zone. No goals may be scored from within exclusion zone.
  • Scores are kept and posted for U11 & U12 only.
  • Roster form will be submitted at team check-in.

To learn more, read the Laws of the Game. Be sure to read the Coaches Code of Conduct.

Registration & Payment

1. Register Your Team
Click on the 'REGISTER NOW' button below to complete the online registration form for entering your team and contact information.

2. Pay Tournament Fees
Click on the 'Pay Now' button below and you will be taken to the secure payment site where your tournament fees can be paid online. You can use Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX or PayPal, and you do not need to have a PayPal account to make the payment online. The charge will appear from "PAYPAL*CENTENNIALSC" on your next statement.

Per-Team Registration Fee


Tournament Information

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