New Jersey Youth Soccer

 

New Jersey Youth Soccer

Rules for
NJYS National Championships
and NJYS State Cup

 

Check In Procedures

The team's coach or manager must have all of the following documents in his/her possession and available for inspection at all times during NJYS Championships, Regional Championships, and National Competitions and the NJYS State Cup:

  1. US Youth Soccer Member passes for all rostered players
    • All member passes must be current and valid
    • All NJYS member passes must be validated by a District Commissioner
       
  2. Coaches passes for all coaches listed on that team's roster
    • All member passes must be current and valid
    • All member passes must be validated by a District Commissioner
       
  3. Official Team Roster Including all Add/Drop forms (Player/Coach Status forms)
     
  4. Game Roster on NJYS Game Report Form
     
  5. Notarized Medical Release forms
     
  6. Photocopy of Birth Certificates

Check in is required for all games held at the centralized locations.

For quarter final games, the NJYS Cup Committee will review all documentation listed above.  The coach or manager can complete these reviews.  The coach or manager shall also submit a fully completed game report.

At the semi final game, the player pass of each player will be verified against the frozen roster. The NJYS Cup Committee will review all documentation listed above. The team must also submit a game report with the team name complete and the roster of players.

At the final games, each player must be present to check in with the NJYS Cup Committee.  The NJYS Cup Committee will review all documentation listed above. The team must also submit a game card with the team name complete and the roster of players. Players will be verified by their passes.


Important Information for Teams playing Games at a Centralized Location

NJYS will schedule all semi-final and final matchesNJYS will assign all referees to these matches and there will be a three referee crew for each match.   NJYS will pay referees for the semi-final and final matches.

Semi final and final matches for the Fall will be held at a central location. U19 Boys and Girls Semi Final and Final matches for the Summer 2011 edition of the competition will be held at the Drum


Teams that advance to the semi final competition must prepare a Regional Roster and have it available at the semi final match for the NJYS Cup Committee.  Roster can be found under the Game Card and Game Day Information tab.

Items each team must have at these games are:

  • The game report. You must use the official game report.  Your team should fill in the team name and the game roster, i.e., Player Name, Player Pass Number, and Uniform Number.  The team manager or coach should sign the report.  The referee will complete the rest of the report and return the completed report to NJYS.
     

  • Medical Releases for all your players
     
  • Player and Coaches passes
     
  • Proper behavior on the side lines

Teams competing in the New Jersey Youth Soccer State Cup competition should also complete the Regional Roster but are not eligible to have use the club pass.

Teams that are waiting for their match cannot warm up or congregate along the goal line of an active field or between fields.  NJYS will designate an area for teams waiting for their match and teams are expected to stay within the area for their warm up activities.  Teams not adhering to this requirement will be subject to disciplinary action and may be fined $100.00.

Check-In Procedures

Please review the required check-in activities for each round.  Note: Players are only required to check-in at the Finals, not at either Quarter-Finals or Semi-Finals.

Activity Quarter Finals
(If NJYS Schedules Centralized)
Semi Finals Finals
Check In at NJYS Table Coach/Manager Only
30 Minutes
before the game
Coach/Manager Only
30 Minutes
before the game
Coach/Manager & Players
60 Minutes
before the game
Paper Work
Team Roster and all supporting forms for additions and deletions. Game Roster (on NJYS Game Report Form).  22 player teams must identify the 18 players that will be playing in the match.  NJYS will approve the game roster and no changes can be made after NJYS approves the game roster. Yes Yes Yes
Regional Roster
[National Championship Only]

Typed, last name first in alphabetical order*
  See Above for Links to Regional Roster
N/A Reviewed Players Check In
at NJYS Table
Regional Roster-NJYS State Cup
Typed, last name first in alphabetical order
    See Above for Links to Regional Roster
N/A Reviewed Players Check In
at NJYS Table
Player and Coaches Passes
   Laminated  [National Championship Only]
Yes Yes Yes
Notarized Medical Release Forms for all players under 18 Yes Yes Yes
Birth Certificates Yes Yes Yes
Game Report  [Click for doc or pdf]
   Filled out prior to check in
Yes Yes Yes
       
Referee Fees Each team pays half NJYS NJYS
Check Out
at NJYS Table/Reviewing Stand
Coach/Manager Only Coach/Manager Only Both teams for
Awards Presentation
Immediately after game

 

At any centralized location, referees will be assigned by the NJYS Referee Assignor.  Teams do not to report the game score for games played at a central site.

A maximum of four (4) carded, rostered coaches, assistant coaches, administrators, trainers, etc for each team will be permitted on the sidelines with the rostered players.  Sideline passes must be displayed prominently.

Spectator areas are behind the marked only area.  Please be considerate of other games in progress.  There is plenty of area for player warm up and preparations without congregating along the goal lines or between fields.  Proper behavior is required on the sidelines.

Your cooperation and that of your players and spectators will be greatly appreciated.