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Commissioner

Commissioner

Jan Wells
601-917-3209

Liz Pope
601-462-9045

Tournament Director: Tristan Rowell 601-616-0905

Dates

Dates

June 5-6, 2021

Site

Site

Meridian Jaycee Soccer Complex
1500 Old 8th Street Road
Meridian, MS 39307

Sammie Davidson Complex
1617 College Drive
Meridian, MS 39305

QV Sykes Park Football field
900 QV Sykes Lane
Meridian, MS 39307

Northeast Park Complex if needed

Entry Fee

Entry Fee

  • U8 (Competitive 7 vs 7) – $375
  • U9 – $400
  • U10 – $400
  • U11 – $425
  • U12 – $425
  • U14 – $475
  • U16 – $475
  • u18/19 – $475

Deadline

Deadline

May 21, 2021 – Registration opens April 15, 2021

Format/Rules

Format/Rules

Each team will be responsible for securing an official roster (player passes are waived for 2020) to be used at The State Games. This applies to all youth soccer age divisions (U9-U19). U7 and U8 are not required to have player passes.

U8 (competitive) will play 7 vs. 7 format with a goalkeeper.  U8 will play 4 ten minute quarters with a 5 minute half-time. They will have a 2 minute heat break in between each quarter.  The first 16 teams in boys and the first 16 teams in girls who have all of their paperwork completed and entry fees paid will be accepted in the tournament. Deadline is June 19, 2020. Coaches will not be allowed on the playing field.  U8 (competitive) teams will play bracket games for points to qualify for advancement to play off rounds on Sunday for Gold, Silver, and Bronze.

Note: State Games Youth Soccer is an unrestricted US Club
Soccer sanctioned event. State games provides insurance for all teams, players and officials regardless of their
affiliation. Any team within the state of Mississippi is
welcome and allowed to participate.

U9- U12 age divisions:

The State Games of Mississippi will accept a maximum of 12 teams in each of these age divisions.
The U9-U12 age divisions will play quarters in the 2020 State Games of Mississippi.
The U9 and U10 age divisions will play 7 vs. 7, and the U11 and U12 divisions will play 9 vs. 9.
Quarters will be 12 minutes.  They will have a 2 minute heat break in between each quarter.

The U 14 and U 16 age divisions will remain the same as previous years for the 2020 State Games of Mississippi.

The State Games of Mississippi will accept the first 12 teams for each of these age divisions.
The U14 and U16 age divisions will play halves in the 2020 State Games of Mississippi
U14 will play 30-munute halves. U16-U19 will play 35-minute halves.

All age divisions will have the option of playing semi-final and final games based on number of teams accepted in each age division.

Every age will have free substitution.

Official roster required for all divisions.

A 10-point scoring system will be used for every age group.

Field Sizes

U7-U8 40 x 70

U9-U10 45 x 75

U11-U12 50 x 80

U 14-U19 70 x 105

Goal Sizes:

U7-U8 6 x 12

U9-U10 6 x 18

U11-U12 7 x 21

U14-U19 8 x 24

Other Information

Other Information

If you are interested in being a referee, please contact our referee assigner-Bill Green, luvsoccer@bellsouth.net, 601-954-7659.

Following CDC and City of Meridian guidelines – Social Distancing is strongly suggested.  Each complex will only be running at a 50% capacity.  Please social distance between families (6 ft apart).  If your child is not playing on a field, please do not leave lawn chairs there to save seats, let parents that their child is playing have that space.  If you have had a fever or been exposed to someone with the Corona virus in the past 14 days please do not attend.  Bring hand sanitizer  if possible and do not share any personal items with anyone!  Masks are not required.

Events

Divisions

Divisions

The first 16 teams in boys and the first 16 teams in girls in EACH age group (U8-U12) and the first 12 teams in boys and the first 12 teams in girls in EACH age group (U14-U19) with entry fees paid by the deadline will be allowed in the tournament.

This registration is not complete and will not be considered as one of the first 16 (in ages U8-U12) and first 12 (in ages U14-19) teams until your  fee has been paid.

2019 Results

Brackets