The CISC HOMERUN Markets Adult Cup is an Affiliated Tournament that is sanctioned by USSSA.
Teams can be created for this tournament. Female players are allowed in any of the Men’s Divisions.
All games are played with the 7 vs. 7 format – there is no offside or “3 Line Rule”.
In group play, matches can result in a tie (see “Point System”).
Each team is guaranteed four 50 minute matches (5 minutes for halftime).
NO SLIDING or SLIDE TACKLING IN ANY DIVISION!!!
Substitutions can be made during either team’s goal kick, throw in, when a yellow card is issued, after a goal is scored and at halftime. NO SUBS IN THE RUN OF PLAY. Substitutes must stay off the field until the player leaving the field has come off.
One USSF Certified Referee will officiate each match.
After a team is formed by the captain and entered the system, it is each player’s responsibility to register themselves through REGISTRATION LINK HERE. Each Individual player MUST be registered to be eligible to play!
The registration fee is $350 per team. Captains will pay the team fee when they register their team, however players will still register themselves team through REGISTRATION LINK HERE.
ALL PLAYERS MUST UPLOAD A PHOTO IF REQUIRED.
Tournament Check In
There is a mandatory team check in on Saturday Morning 15 minutes before your first game. Captains will receive their PHOTO rosters at check-in.
Each Team Captain/Manager (or team representative) must be at check-in to present their teams:
Team Eligibility Requirements
Each team is allowed a maximum 12 players on their Roster.
The CISC HOMERUN Adult Cup reserves the right to forfeit any or all matches of teams who do not follow the Eligibility Requirements. The team will also lose their Entry Fee and Performance Bond.
Player Eligibility Requirements
All players must be registered with the CISC through the registration link.
PASSES WITH NOT BE ISSUED ON SITE! ALL PASSES MUST BE OBTAINED FROM YOUR STATE ASSOCIATION BEFORE ROSTER DEADLINE!
PLAYERS IN THE OVER 30 AND OVER 40 DIVISIONS MAY BE ASKED TO PRESENT A DRIVERS LICENSE OR PASSPORT TO CONFIRM AGE.
Players must keep an ID on them at all times. The tournament directors reserve the right to check ID at any time.
There will be five available divisions: OPEN 1, OPEN 2, Over 30, Over 40 and Women’s Open.
Divisions of 8 – After being split into two groups of 4, each team will play each team in their group once (3 games). Then the top 2 teams from each group will advance to the semi-final; the other 4 teams that do not advance will play a consolation game. This may change due to number of teams registered.
Win = 3 points Tie = 1 points Loss = 0 points
Scores will reported throughout the day. Teams can expect to see an updated standings and scores via our Tournament website page. LINK HERE
Advancement to the Knockout
At the end of group play, teams will be ranked in their respective groups based on the established Point System. If at any point this system cannot determine a winner, the tie breaker rules will be in the following order:
Semi-Final matches: straight to PKs. Finals: one 5 minute period will be played under standard rules. If still tied, then kicks from the spot will determine the winner.
Uniforms and Player Equipment
ALL JERSEYS MUST HAVE NUMBERS ON THEM. Teams must have an alternate jersey in case of a color conflict. If there is a conflict, the home team will change jerseys. The official will inspect players prior to the start of game for improper equipment. All players must were completely covered, legal shin guards. Screw-in or metals cleats are not allowed, nor is jewelry allowed to worn during matches
In the event of a forfeit, the CISC HOMERUN Adult Cup, will retain the team’s Performance bond.
A team that forfeits will not be eligible to advance to knockout stages. Future participation will be reviewed by the tournament directors.
A minimum of 5 players at the time of kickoff will constitute a team. A match should not start nor continue if either team drops below 5 players.
A forfeit will be awarded if a team is not present and prepared to play within 10 minutes of scheduled kickoff.
A forfeit will be awarded if a team quits a game at any time during the match.
If a match is terminated due to fighting/violent conduct, the result of the match will be determined by the tournament directors.
Yellow Cards: If a player accumulates 2 yellow cards during the duration of the tournament, the guilty player must sit out for 1 match. There will be no reset at any point of the tournament.
If a player receives a red card for any reason, they must sit out the remainder of the match, and the next match as well. This player must leave Mazeppa Park and cannot return until their suspension is served.
Any player/manager/spectator guilty of being ejected for violent conduct and/or physical or verbal abuse towards the referee or another player will be suspended from the remainder of tournament. They will also be referred immediately to NCASA for future punishment.
The Tournament Directors reserve the right to review all yellow and red cards issued, and have the ability or shorten and/or lengthen suspensions at their discretion. OTHER THAN REVIEW, THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS OR PROTESTS TO THE CARD/EJECTION POLICIES.
Fans and Spectators
Team Captain/Managers are responsible for the conduct of their fans and spectators for their team. The match officials, referees, and tournament directors reserve the right to suspend a match as a result of the actions of the spectators.
Unless there is lightning, teams must still appear at their scheduled game time ready to play. Failure to show within 10 minutes of your scheduled game time will result in a forfeit.
Only a Tournament Director may cancel a match entirely. The Tournament Directors reserve the right to make changes, including but not limited to: rescheduling of games, reduce match times, or cancel matches in the event of inclement weather.
Referees and match officials reserve the right to postpone a game after it has started due to inclement weather. If at least one half has been played, the score will be considered final. If the match has not reached half time, the time will be recorded and the game will be continued where it left off at the earliest convenience.
All matches are played in accordance with the Laws of the Game as issued by FIFA except as modified in the Tournament Rules. The Mooresville Adult Soccer Cup Directors reserve the right to use their discretion for resolving conflict or other matters not specifically provided under these rules. The ToM Cup, Committee, Directors and (or) any sponsors of the tournament activities shall not be held responsible for expenses incurred by any person, team, club, league or any other association if the tournament is canceled in whole or in part. If the tournament is canceled before it has begun, all teams will be refunded their entry fee. If the tournament is canceled in part after games have begun, no refund will be given.
NO REFUNDS, NO PROTESTS ARE ALLOWED