Memorial Day Classic - 32nd Annual
The Framingham United Soccer Club is proud to host the 32nd annual Memorial Day Classic. The Memorial Day Classic is a competitive tournament held each year for teams who come from all over New England and New York. We are dedicated and strive to showcase top quality play with a strong emphasis on being good sports. An award is given to one team in each level of play (one for boys and one for girls) who displays the best attitude and sportsmanship during the tournament. We invite you to share in what we know will be a great tournament experience for you and your players this Memorial Day weekend.
The registration deadline is Sunday - May 5, 2013 with initial team placement to follow the week of May 12, 2013. ALL TEAMS REGISTERING AFTER MAY 5TH WITH BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST TO FILL AVAILABLE SLOTS.
Our experienced and well-organized tournament committee also is regularly complimented by those who play in the tournament each year. The committee and our volunteers are dedicated to making your clubs participation here an enjoyment for all. In 2012, we provided quality, competitive play for 128 teams. Come experience our tournament for the two day format as we welcome back many of our returning participants! We look forward to seeing you. For general information please contact Scott Vermilya, Tournament Director at email@example.com For registration questions please contact Geary Stacey, Tournament Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our tournament has a hotel coordinator who holds blocks of discounted hotel rooms for our tournament teams. For further information, please contact Stephen Smoller at email@example.com. Framingham, MA is easy to get to with 2 exits on the Massachusetts Turnpike. The town is a regional center with excellent shopping, a newly expanded Natick Mall renovation (Natick Collection), restaurants and hotels. It has great access to Boston for after-game touring.
Our tournament will be accepting both girls and boys soccer teams in the following age groups: U9, U10, U11, U12 and U14. Our tournament is a patch tournament where teams will exchange their club patch, pin or other memorabilia with another player of the opposing team after each game.
The U9 and U10 teams will play a 6v6 format with 4 games guaranteed. Age appropriate goal sizes are used at this level and all games are two, 25-minute halves! Participation awards will be given after the final game on Sunday.
The U11 and U12 teams will play an 8v8 format with 3 games guaranteed. These games will be played on Saturday and Sunday with age appropriate goal sizes at this level and all games are two, 25-minute halves! The playoffs (if qualified) are played on Sunday. These games are two 30 minute halves with overtime and PK’s if necessary and trophies will be awarded to all runners-up and champions.
The U14 teams will play an 11v11 format with 3 games guaranteed. These games will be played on Saturday and Sunday with age appropriate goal sizes at this level and all games are two, 25-minute halves! The playoffs (if qualified) are played on Sunday. These games are two 30 minute halves with overtime and PK’s if necessary and trophies will be awarded to all runners-up and champions.