TOURNAMENT FORMAT:
PREMIER Division – Any team can sign up and enter. Recommended for teams that participated in the 1st or 2nd division within their local community league.
OPEN Division – Only for teams that did not play in the top division or flight of their local community league within the past seasonal year.
** Only the first 16 teams within each division and age group will be accepted assuming ALL registration paperwork is complete and the performance bond has been received.  Registrations after the 16 teams will be placed on a waiting list based on the order of the completed registrations.  In the event a team withdraws, the next team to meet all the criteria will be accepted.  Once the 16 teams are determined, all other registrations will be denied.**

PLAYING FORMAT:
*U11 – U12 will play 8 versus 8 with roster size limited to 13 players.  Two-30 minute halves.
*Round Robin Pool Play (minimum of 3 teams per bracket) with team(s) advancing from Pools to determine the eventual Kansas Junior State Champions. 
*Seedings/Pools will be based on a double-blind draw.

DURATION OF GAME:
AGE GROUP                    REGULATION TIME (HALVES)       OVERTME PERIODS (HALVES)
UNDER 11                         30 MINUTES                                           10 MINUTES
UNDER 12                         30 MINUTES                                           10 MINUTES
*Overtime periods will only be played in all semi-finals and finals.  If match is still tied after overtime periods, FIFA “Kicks from the Penalty Mark” will be used in order to determine a winner.

3-TEAM BRACKETS:

Round-robin games versus other two teams in the bracket.  Top two teams advance to the Championship match.  The highest seeded team will be the home team for the Championship.

4-TEAM BRACKETS:  

Round-robin games versus other three teams in the bracket.  Top two teams advance to the Championship match.  The highest seeded team will be the home team for the Championship.

6-TEAM BRACKETS:  Two brackets of three teams with round-robin games versus other two teams in the bracket.  The winner of each bracket advances to the Championship match.  The highest seeded team will be the home team for the Championship.

7-TEAM BRACKETS:  Two brackets (4 teams; 3 teams) with round-robin games with each of the other teams in the bracket.  The semifinal will match high point teams in each bracket versus second high team in other bracket.  The Format may result in matches that are a re-match in the Championship.  The winner of each bracket will be the home teams for the semifinals.  In the championship game the highest seeded team will be the home team for the Championship match.  

Bracket A        Bracket B
1                      2
4                      3
5                      6
                        7

RAIN DELAY INFO:
Team Managers/Contacts will be provided with necessary information regarding rain delays.
*THERE WILL NOT BE RESPONSES TO E-MAILS REGARDING RAIN.