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Date

Friday, July 30, 2021
Saturday, July 31, 2021
Sunday, August 1, 2021

Commissioner

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

Site

Hunziker Youth Sports Complex (MAP) | Age divisions 6U – 10U
Maple Willow Larch Fields (Iowa State University) (MAP) | 11U – 12U
Southeast Recreation Complex (Iowa State University) (MAP) | Age divisions 13U-19U 

 

 

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

2021 Coaches information is available HERE.

Must have a viable team roster entered by July 3 with any roster additions or changes finalized by July 21!

Admissions

NEW for 2021: Admission will be taken for this tournament.
To avoid congestion at venues, team sports have an admissions fee built based on general roster size. This allows unlimited admissions per tam at their sport venue.
Admissions Fee:
6U-8U: $75
9U-10U: $120
11U-12U: $150
13U-19U (6v6): $105
13U-19U (11v11): $180

For more information on admission fees, click HERE.

2022 State Games of America
Qualifying Event

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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 23.

T-shirt pick up will be located indoors at the Scheman Building at the Iowa State Center (MAP). To enter, use the north doors and enter at ground level. Hours are:

Friday, July 30: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Saturday, July 31: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, August 1: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Due to COVID, Iowa Games is trying to limit the number of people in the building. Please send one representative from your team to pick up your team’s shirts. 

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

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.
 
Game Lengths
7/8U – 4 x 8 min quarters
9/10U – 2 x 20
11/12U – 2 x25
13/14U – 2 x 25
16U 11v11 – 2 x 30
16/19U 6v6 – 2 x 30
19U 11v11 – 2 x 35
 

If you have questions regarding officials, please contact kylie.brandt@iowagames.org or 888.777.8881 x 706.  Help us make this the best year for Iowa Games soccer!

 

Age Determining Date

Iowa Soccer is following a birth year matrix for the 2020-2021 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 is stapled,
OR photo copy of birth certificate with photo attached with staple,
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

Click here for an online version of the schedule.

Schedules are also available for viewing HERE.

A schedule will be posted no later than Friday, July 23 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:
$135/team if registered by April 19
$145/team if registered between April 20 – May 10
$155/team if registered between May 11 – June 14

9U-10U:
$255/team if registered by April 19
$265/team if registered between April 20 – May 10
$275/team if registered between May 11 – June 14

11U-12U:
$315/team if registered by April 19
$325/team if registered between April 20 – May 10
$335/team if registered between May 11 – June 14

13U-15U:
$355/team if registered by April 19
$365/team if registered between April 20 – May 10
$375/team if registered between May 11 – June 14

16U-19U:
$375/team if registered by April 19
$385/team if registered between April 20 – May 10
$395/team if registered between May 11 – June 14

13U-19U (6 vs. 6):
$255/team if registered by April 19
$265/team if registered between April 20 – May 10
$275/team if registered between May 11 – June 14

Dri-Fit Upgrade Deadline ($12): June 23

NEW for 2021: Admission will be taken for this tournament.
To avoid congestion at venues, team sports have an admissions fee built in based on general roaster size. This allows unlimited admissions per tam at their sport venue.
Admissions Fee:
6U-8U: $75
9U-10U: $120
11U-12U: $150
13U-19U (6v6): $105
13U-19U (11v11): $180

For more information on admission fees, click HERE.

ROSTER 
Must have a viable team roster entered by: July 3

ROSTER ADDITIONS
Postal: July 14
Online: July 21

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 21

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