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2019 AYSO Alabama Games Team Standings

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Tournament End

Updated: 11/17/2019 @ 5:00 PM

Area 5C Championship Weekend

Area 5C Championship Weekend Info!

Hello Volunteers! This email contains information you need for this weekend's matches

Soccer Central and Fields

Soccer Central will be in the largest building with a restroom, which is located in the back of Merrimack Park facing the middle fields.

  • Below are two cell numbers that you can use to reach tournament staff:

  (206) 795-5565 - Dean Thomas
(256) 424-3070 - Heather Freeman

  • Address for Merrimack Park

  3501 Triana Boulevard SW
Huntsville, AL 35805
View Directions

  • Map of Merrimack with the fields labeled:


Check-In Procedures

  • Coaches, please arrive early to ensure you give yourself enough time to park and get to soccer central
  • Parking will possibly be an issue, so plan accordingly

  - There are parking spaces on both sides of the road leading into the park
- The area where there is a "parking lot," is in front of Field #1
- There will be people pulling in and out, parking, waiting to park, and kids running across to road to frields
- Go slow and watch for the little ones

  • Game cards will be ready for coaches to pick up before the start or their matches at Soccer Central
  • Coaches are expected to have their regional forms with them at every match

  - Madison coaches, your player forms will be at Soccer Central

  • Referees, the check-in roster will be in Soccer Central for you to initial before start time of your assigned match
  • Referees are asked to collect the match cards after each match

  - You and the coach from either team must initial the card
- Drop the card(s) at Soccer Central within 30 minutes after each match
- If you're not able to drop the card(s) 30 minutes after a game, please take a picture of the card(s) and text to
Dean Thomas at the number given above

Game Balls

  • Game balls and baskets will be at Soccer Central for the first match of the day
  • Referees assigned for the first match are asked to take the ball baskets to the fields
  • Referees assigned for the last match are asked to return the ball baskets to Soccer Central after the match

Championship Matches

  • Teams who advance to the championship rounds will have a tournament representative at the filed to award medals

Third and Fourth Place Matches

  • Teams playing the consolation matches will be awarded medals for third place

  - The tournament committee is attempting to find medals for fourth place
Please do not expect fourth place medals unless we make an announcement
- Normally, the tournament does not award fourth place medals; however, if we have them, they will be provided

Behavioral Expectations

  • First and foremost, this weekend is to be a fun experience for our kids

  - It is to celebrate teams who have worked hard and deserve a little recognition for it

  • Please keep the rules we stated for last weekend and try to remember why we are here in the first place
  • Please remind parents to take it easy on our referees as we will not tolerate any referee abuse for any reason
  • Be an example to the kids for they will take your lead on how to act

  - We are not only taking soccer skills, we are also teaching good sportsmanship, tolerance, and teamwork

Brackets and Sportacus

  • Brackets (Team Standings) will be posted outside of Soccer Central and will be updated throughout the day
  • Sportacus ( will be updated as quickly as possible after each match
  • Both the brackets and Sportacus can be checked throughout the day to determine the progression of the tournament

Thank you for all you do to ensure our kids have a great soccer program. We couldn't do it without each of you giving your time and energy to help. We hope Saturday, November 16th ends having been a great experience and one you will look forward to in the future!

2019 AYSO Alabama Games

2019 AYSO Alabama Games

2019 AYSO Alabama Tournament Rules

2019 AYSO Alabama Tournament Slides

Tournament Weekend #1

  Date: Saturday, November 9 & Sunday, November 10
Type:  Pool Play
Divisions: 10U-14U Boys/Girls/Coed

Location:  Dublin Park
8324 Madison Pike
Madison, AL 35758
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Palmer Park
574 Palmer Rd
Madison, AL 35758
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19U Boys/Coed Tournament Week

  Date: Sunday, Nov 10 | Monday, Nov 11 | Tuesday, Nov 12 | Thursday, Nov 14 | Saturday, Nov 16
Type: Round Robin
Division: 19U Boys/Girls

Location: Dublin Park 
8324 Madison Pike
Madison, AL 35758
View Directions

Palmer Park
574 Palmer Rd
Madison, AL 35758
View Directions

Tournament Weekend #2

  Date: Saturday, November 16
Type: Pool Play/Semi-Finals/Finals
Divisions: 16U Boys/19U Girls (Pool Play/Semi-Finals/Finals)
All other divisions (Semi-Finals/Finals)

Location:  Merrimack Park
3501 Triana Blvd SW
Huntsville, AL 35805
View Directions

This organization of the games will allow us to start Sunday games approximately noon on November 10. We will play the second weekend games only on Saturday, November 16. If we are rained out, we will be able to re-schedule for Sunday, November 17. This will give most divisions three games of pool play, and two games the second weekend for winners of the pool play. We may have some exception of this if the numbers of teams end up not being multiples of 3 or 4.

  • Team fees will be $200.00 per team with a $25.00 charge for oversized rosters. Region check payments are required no later than November 8
  • Teams must be fall season core teams. All Star and EXTRA teams are no eligible.
  • All regions will be required to have referees that represent the teams that are chosen. 
  • Each region will be given a number of slots in each division they may send to the tournament.
  • Each region can use whatever process for deciding which teams will represent their region (i.e. - best record during the season, regional tournament winners, etc.)


2019 AYSO Alabama Games Tournament Information

Tournament Information

NOTE: We will update this page as tournament information updates

Greetings, and welcome to the 2019 AYSO Alabama Games! The tournament committee has met and has made the initial plans for this year's tournament. We could use your help. Any who would like to participate in the planning, please contact Heather Freeman or Cathy Farless. 

Tournament Committee

  • Cathy Farless - Planner
  • Heather Freeman - Co-Director
  • John Price - Co-Director
  • Dave Rumney - Referee Administrator
  • Vernon Paulette - Scheduler

Tournament Staff

  • Dean Thomas - Webmaster, game cards, rosters, etc.

Staff Needed

  • REFEREES This is one of the main jobs we need to have a lot of volunteers for. If we don't have referees, we cannot hold matches. Regions will be held accountable for sending enough referees equal to the number of teams. Please send Heather, John, and/or Cathy (contact information at bottom of page) the number of referees being sent by each region.  
  • FIELD MONITORSThis job is also important. We need volunteers to be in charge of one or multiple fields for a certain length of time each day. Field Monitors will be making sure that the field(s) they are monitoring are in playable condition. If they find a field(s) not in playable condition, the Field Monitor will report to Soccer Central to consult with tournament staff in hopes of finding a resolution. In addition to field conditions, Field Monitors will ensure game balls are placed at each field as well as assist to make sure the referee has everything s/he needs prior to the beginning of each match. Field Monitors will contact Soccer Central if there are any incidents that will need administration intervention or help. 
  • COACH/REF DINNERWe will need volunteers to help us set up and take down food/beverages and video for the check-in dinner.

RCs, please help the tournament staff with finding refs and volunteers to help. It is extremely hard to pull off a successful and decent tournament with only a handful of people. A special gift will be given to the region that puts forward the most volunteers relative to the number of teams being sent. Since you know your region, you are the best advocate to ensure this happens. 

If you are interested in helping with either position listed above, or can recommend someone, please contact Heather, John, or Cathy (contact information at bottom of page). 

The tournament will start on November 8th, with a check-in meeting for all teams including all divisions participating. Location is TBD. 

Thank you all! We appreciate all you do to ensure our kids have the best programs we can provide. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

2019 AYSO Alabama Games Contact Information

Contact Information

2019 AYSO Alabama Games Region Information

Region Information (what we need from you) by October 26th

  1. Roster reports from Blue Sombrero (BSB) that includes the names of  coaches and identifies the training that they have completed. This is for all your teams formed for 10U-19U divisions. If you are not using BSB, an excel file with a list of players names, player AYSO IDs, and birthdates (mm/dd/yyyy). In addition, we will need coach names, phone numbers, email address(es), and a list of completed training which includes the highest training achieved, Safe Haven, and CDC Concussion training completed for this year. This will be compared to the actual rosters submitted for the teams that are chosen for the tournament. Any changes to these teams will not be considered and the team will not be allowed to play. 
  2. A list of the divisions you want to be considered for, and the number of teams you would like to participate. For example, you only have one team this fall in a division, so you only contribute that one team in that division. 
  3. If you do not plan to submit teams, please let Cathy Farless know. 
The tournament committee will confirm with the Regional Commissioners the number of teams for each region and each division no later than October 27. The sooner the committee gets the information for items 1 and 2 above, the sooner they can make this decision and get back to you. 

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