Holiday Cup

Sports City’s 21st Annual Holiday Cup Tournament

Tournament Dates: December 26 – 31

Registration Deadline: December 19

REGISTER ONLINE

Compete for the Cup!

  • One Day Tournaments
  • 3 Games Guaranteed
  • 1st and 2nd Place Prizes
Tournament Schedule
Date Age Group
Monday, December 26 Men’s Open Competitive (tournament will run approximately 5:00pm-12:00am)
*Finals may run Tuesday, December 27 in the evening, depending on number of teams registered
Tuesday, December 27 Women’s Over 30 Intermediate (tournament will run approximately 5:30pm – 11:30pm)
U10 Boys Rec Arena 3 (tournament will run approximately 4:30pm – 9:30pm)
Wednesday, December 28 Coed Open Intermediate (tournament will run approximately 5:00pm – 12:00am)
Women’s Open Competitive (tournament will run approximately 5:00pm – 12:00am)
U9 Boys Competitive Arena 3 (tournament will run approximately 4:30pm – 9:30pm)
Thursday, December 29 Men’s Open Intermediate (tournament will run approximately 5:00pm – 12:00am)
U10 Girls Competitive Arena 3 (tournament will run approximately 4:30pm – 9:30pm)
U14 Girls Recreational (tournament will run approximately 4:30pm – 10:00pm)
Friday, December 30 Coed Open Competitive (tournament will run approximately 5:00pm-12:00am)
Men’s Over 30 Competitive (tournament will run approximately 5:30pm – 11:00pm)
Saturday, December 31 U10 Boys Competitive Arena 3 (tournament will run approximately 9:30am-2:30pm)
U12 Girls Recreational (tournament will run approximately 8:30am-4:30pm)
U12 Boys Competitive (tournament will run approximately 8:30am-4:30pm)
U14 Boys Competitive (tournament will run approximately 8:30am-4:30pm)

*Most tournaments will run at Epicenter and some will run at Cotati. This will depend on number of teams registered in any given league on each specific day.

Tournament Fees
Classification Cost for Teams Currently Registered in Winter #1 Session Cost for Teams Not Currently Registered
U9 – U10 $240.00 $265.00
U11 – Adult $285.00 $315.00

Rules & Regulations

  • Payment must be paid in full (no deposit). Credit Card or Debit Card (Visa/MasterCard) only. Sports City does not accept cash or checks as payment.
  • Teams will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Teams can be existing or put together just for the tournament.
  • Sports City Membership is not required to play in the tournament.
  • Non– members must sign a waiver before playing. Adults must present photo ID and youth must present birth certificate.
  • Rosters are limited to 16 players. Must complete and submit to the office before the 1st game.
  • Players cannot play on more than one team in a division.
  • 3 game guarantee in ALL divisions (both youth and adult).
  • U8-U10 Games: 28 minute games with a two minute half time.
  • U12 through Adult Games: 32 minute games with a two minute half time.
  • Tournaments will be held at either our Santa Rosa or Cotati location. Coaches will be notified in advance.
  • Many variables go into aligning divisions. Your skill information, although important, does not guarantee the division that your team will be placed into.
  • Sports City may combine divisions in order for the tournament to run. A Sports City rep. will be in contact if this is the case.
  • Every effort will be made to create parity in a division. However, Sports City does not guarantee quality of play.
  • Cancellation Policy: Full refund (less a $25 administrative fee) up to 8 days prior to the tournament.
  • No refund if canceling within 7 days of the tournament.

Tournament Scoring

  • Win = 6 points
  • Tie = 3 point
  • Loss = 0 points
  • Shut-out = +1 point
  • 7 points is the maximum points you can score per game.
  • -1 point for a red card (any combination of penalties that result in an ejection)
  • -1 point for unsportsmanlike conduct or running up the score (10 goal differential). Men’s Open division is excluded from this rule.

Single-Elimination Game Rule Modifications

  • 5-minute overtime period in case of a tie after regulation.
  • “Golden Goal” rule will be applied (1st to score wins)
  • Penalty kick competition in case of a tie after overtime.
  • Series of 3 shots per team.
  • Sudden death (1 shot) in case of a tie after penalty series (if still tied after 1 shot, shooting continues with new shooter until winner is determined)