Community Kickoff Soccer Tournament


Community Kickoff 2024

Build Bonds  |  Foster Friendship  |  Cultivate Community
at the Community Kickoff 2024!

August 16-18, 2024
Elizabethtown Sports Park, Elizabethtown, KY
Deadline to Register:  July 6

Fees

  • U9-U10 – $620
  • U11-U12 – $720
  • U13-U15 – $770

Tournament Directors

About the Community Kickoff

The Community Kickoff provides teams with an early fall tournament at the perfect place to play, the beautiful Elizabethtown Sports Park. It’s an opportunity for players, coaches, and parents to spend time together on and off the field, creating team bonds that lead to a great soccer year.

Each team is guaranteed at least 3 games and an amazing experience on and off the field. Join us for the Community Kickoff 2024!

Rules

All games will be played under international rules (FIFA) as modified below.

No roster changes will be permitted after a team roster has been approved at tournament registration. All teams must be currently registered with their State or National Association. No special formed all-star teams will be permitted. Each player must have a valid USSF/USYSA ID card.

Duration of Game:

  • U13-U15 – (2) 35-minute halves
  • U11-U12 – (2) 30-minute halves
  • U9-U10 – (2) 25-minute halves

Max Roster:

  • 7v7 – 14
  • 9v9 – 18
  • 11 v 11 – 22

Jersey Colors

  • The team designated as “home” should wear their lighter colored jersey and the team designated as “away” should wear their darker colored jersey. In the event of a jersey conflict, the team out of compliance with the above rule will be asked to change.

Tiebreakers

If two or more teams are tied on points:

  • Head-to-head (if 2 teams are tied)
  • Goal Differential (max of 4 per game)
  • Fewest Goals Allowed
  • Most Goals Scored

Inclement Weather Policy

Coach/Manager: In the event a game needs to be stopped due to inclement weather, lightning, etc.,
one or all the following methods will instruct you:
Notified by tournament official and or field marshals Referees on the field
Air Horns/Police sirens
The tournament director will continue update the manager and coach via email, text message and the tournament website.
In the event of Lightning the tournament wait 30 minutes after lighting strike before the games will be restarted. DO NOT LEAVE THE COMPLEX!
In the event of a Severe Thunderstorm Warning- all fields will be cleared until the local National Weather Service lifts the warningDO NOT LEAVE THE COMPLEX (unless otherwise notified by the Tournament Director)
In the event of a Tornado Warning– all fields will be cleared until the local National Weather Service lifts the warning.
Extreme Cold
In the event the local air temperature or wind-chill index dips to or below 33°F the following guidelines will take effect.
33°F and above – No action taken
32°F and below – Air temperature or wind-chill Index 2 hours prior to game time; The tournament may cancel or delay games & outdoor activities- the tournament will notify teams and referees. **Please understand that moisture (rain or snow) will impact all decisions on delaying or canceling games.
Extreme Heat
In the event the air temperature rises to or above 90°F the following guidelines will take effect:
90°F and below – No action taken
Between 90°F and 100°F – Enforced 2-minute water breaks during each half
100°F and above – Projected air temperature or Heat Index at game time may cancel or delay games & outdoor activities- the tournament will notify teams and referees.
Re-Entry on the Fields: The air horns/sirens will sound again or a tournament official will inform you when everything is “all clear.” You should then return to the field. If it is necessary for you to check with Tournament Headquarters regarding this situation, we ask that only one team official go to the headquarters tent. If your team/player is on the field while the “prior to the ALL CLEAR” your team may be asked to leave the tournament and all your games will be forfeited. No refund is given. 

Hotels

AwayTeam Travel is the official housing provider for the Community Kickoff.  They are constantly working to ensure the lowest rates and access to preferred hotels located near Elizabethtown Sports Park.

Book A Room for the Community Kickoff

Request a Group Block for your Team

If you require assistance, contact AwayTeam Travel at support@awayteamtravel.com or call 813-591-5259.

Park Layout

ESP Map 01 1

Payment

Team payment can be submitted in any of these ways:

  1. Credit card through Got Sport
  2. Venmo to venmo.com/cincy-sc
  3. Zelle to cincysc@gmail.com
  4. Check to Cincy SC, 6871 Main St, Newtown, OH 45244

Be sure to include your team name in the memo on your payment so we can apply it correctly.