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As of May 26, youth soccer has officially been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Date

Friday, July 17, 2020
Saturday, July 18, 2020
Sunday, July 19, 2020

Commissioner

Bonnie Larson
blarson1312@gmail.com
515-255-6559

Site

Hunziker Youth Sports Complex (MAP)  | Age divisions 8U – 12U
Maple Willow Larch/Lied Rec Fields (Iowa State University) (MAP) | Age divisions 13U-19U 11v11
Southwest Athletic Complex (Iowa State University) (MAP) | Age divisions 13U-19U 6v6

 

 

Time

NO SCHEDULES WILL BE MAILED! Tournament rules, schedules and map will be posted on this Web site approximately 7 days prior to competition.  Please click the ‘Schedules’ tab located underneath the drop down menu to find schedules.

Important Coaches Information

2020 Coaches information will be posted here when it’s available.

Must have a viable team roster entered by June 19 with any roster additions or changes finalized by July 8!

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All Iowans are eligible to participate!

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T-shirts

Athletes will receive a colored T-shirt for their entry fee. Pre-registered athletes may upgrade their cotton shirt for a dri-fit for an additional $12 through June 22.

T-shirt pick up will be located indoors at the Sukup South Endzone at Jack Trice Stadium. Access to Sukup Endzone is from University Boulevard. Hours are:

Friday, July 17: 12:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 18: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, July 19: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Iowa Games Merchandise

T-shirts will also be available for pick up at Hunziker Youth Sports Complex and Maple, Willow, Larch fields.

Competition Format

Iowa Games Youth Soccer offers Recreational, Recreational Open and Competitive divisions*.
Round robin play. Semi-final, consolation and championship games will be the same length as preliminary games. NOTE: Not all divisions/subdivisions will playoff for medals. Some medals will be awarded based on the results of bracket play.  The Iowa Games reserves the right to combine divisions, alter field/goal sizes if need be.

6U & 8U will be played as a jamboree format.  No scores or standings will be kept.

All divisions offered are female and coed.

Divisions will be the following:

6U | 4 v 4 on field | No Keeper | Max roster 6 | 4 – 8 minute quarters | Size 3 ball | Goal 4 x 6
8U | 4 v 4 on field | No Keeper | Max roster 8 | 4 – 8 minute quarters | Size 3 ball | Goal 4 x 6
9U or 10U | 7  v 7 on field | Goalkeeper | Max roster 12 | 20 minute halves | Size 4 ball | Goal 6.5 x 18
11U or 12U | 9 v 9 on field | Goalkeeper | Max roster 16 | 25 minute halves | Size 4 ball | Goal 6.5 x 18
13U or 14U | 11 v 11 on field | Goalkeeper | Max roster 18 | 25 minute halves | Size 5 ball | Goal 8 x 24
13U or 14U | 6 v 6 on field | Goalkeeper | Max roster 10 | 25 minute halves | Size 5 ball | Goal 8 x 24
16U | 11 v 11 on field | Goalkeeper | Max roster 18 | 30 minute halves | Size 5 ball | Goal 8 x 24
16U | 6 v 6 on field | Goalkeeper | Max roster 10 | 30 minute halves | Size 5 ball | Goal 8 x 24
19U | 11 v 11 on field | Goalkeeper | Max roster 18 | 35 minute halves | Size 5 ball | Goal 8 x 24
19U | 6 v 6 on field | Goalkeeper | Max roster 10 | 30 minute halves | Size 5 ball | Goal 8 x 24

*9U-14U competitive teams may not enter the ‘Open’ division, Open division is for recreational players only! No ISL – competitive – players may guest play on a recreational team. No ISL multiple rostered players may play on a recreational team either even though they are on the regular season roster.

*Teams registering for the Recreation Division must submit their official rosters to the Iowa Games for review, including any new/guest players.

Referee Requirements

Providing names of referees is no longer required by teams. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and overall national shortage of referees, we strongly encourage teams to submit at least one referee. All referees are paid. If you know of anyone interested in referring, please click HERE and sign up. This will allow us to gather your availability for scheduling purposes. Once a schedule is complete, the Soccer Commissioner will be contacting you regarding your assigned games. Please keep in mind, all paid soccer officials are covered by Iowa Games insurance.

If you have questions regarding officials, please contact kylie.brandt@iowagames.org or 888.777.8881 x 116.  Help us make this the best year for Iowa Games soccer!

 

Age Determining Date

Iowa Soccer is following a birth year matrix for the 2019-2020 season. Easiest way to determine what division you need to play in is by the birth YEAR of the oldest child on your team.

Click here to view the Age Determining Chart

16U – minimum age of 13

19U – minimum age of 14

Medals sponsored by Grinnell Mutual

Gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded in each division.

6U & 8U.  All players will receive an Iowa Games participation medal.

Player I.D.

Must present current player pass – valid only if picture attached (stapled or scotch taped),
OR photo copy of birth certificate with photo attached (stapled or scotch taped),
OR driver’s license/permit,
OR passport/INS port of entry stamp

FEMALE & MALE/COED DIVISIONS OFFERED FOR THE FOLLOWING DIVISIONS

6U | 4 v 4 | Open
8U | 4 v 4 | Open
9U | 7 v 7 | Rec
9U | 7 v 7 | Rec – Open
9U | 7 v 7 | Competitive
10U | 7 v 7 | Rec
10U | 7 v 7 | Rec – Open
10U | 7 v 7 | Competitive
11U | 9 v 9 | Rec
11U | 9 v 9 | Rec – Open
11U | 9 v 9 | Competitive
12U | 9 v 9 | Rec
12U | 9 v 9 | Rec – Open
12U | 9 v 9 | Competitive
13U | 11 v 11 | Rec
13U | 11 v 11 | Rec – Open
13U | 11 v 11 | Competitive
13U | 6 v 6 | Rec
13U | 6 v 6 | Rec – Open
14U | 11 v 11 | Rec
14U | 11 v 11 | Rec – Open
14U | 11 v 11 | Competitive
14U | 6 v 6 | Rec
14U | 6 v 6 | Rec – Open
14U | 6 v 6 | Competitive
16U | 11 v 11 | Open
16U | 6 v 6 | Open
19U | 11 v 11 | Open
19U | 6 v 6 | Open

A schedule will be posted no later than Friday, July 10 at 5:00 PM.

Schedules, Results and Teams will all be available through the Iowa Games app on your smartphone.

Click on the AppStore or Google Play button below to download and find your team!

App Store

Google Play

 

Registration Deadline

6U-8U:
$130/team if registered by June 15

9U-10U:
$250/team if registered by June 15

11U-12U:
$310/team if registered by June 15

13U-15U:
$350/team if registered by June 15

16U-19U:
$370/team if registered by June 15

13U-19U (6 vs. 6):
$250/team if registered by June 15

Dri-Fit Upgrade Deadline ($12): June 22

ROSTER 
Must have a viable team roster entered by: June 19

ROSTER ADDITIONS
Postal: July 1
Online: July 8

When entering roster additions online be sure to go through the entire process and hit ‘complete’ and ‘done’.

COACHES ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ENTERING THEIR TEAMS. All team entries must be submitted online or by completing a team entry form. Submitting an email to Iowa Games staff with player names and information is not allowed. Iowa Games will only enter a team if the entry form is completed and mailed/faxed/or emailed in. 

Click Here for Team Waiver Form
Must be returned to the Iowa Games office by 4:00 pm on July 8

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