Please read carefully.
***when will I know my game schedule? The schedule for each weekend will come out on the Sunday before your next Saturday game. This is a week in advance of your game.
***What Roster will I use? All teams will use their Presidents Cup roster for Presidents Cup games.This roster is available to be printed 2 days before your Presidents Cup game and will need to be printed before each game the following weeks. The roster is printed from the Affinity tournament system.
***Can I have guest players or club pass players? There are no guest players but a team may add club pass players to their roster. These players must be members of your club. If you choose to use club pass playres you can add them to your roster when you apply for Presidents Cup competition and up to the date of your first game. These players must be age appropriate. They will remain as players on their own league roster, but will also be rostered to your Presidents Cup roster. Your own league roster will not have these players listed. A player may only be on one Presidents Cup roster.
***How do we know about Red Cards? A red card given in to a player in a Presidents Cup team carries over to the next Presidents Cup game. That game will be the next game the player plays in, even a year later. Red cards earned in the Regional and National Championships also carry over to the next and maybe State Presidents Cup game played. For a coach the red card carrys with the team the red card was received with
***What will I need at the games?
1. You will need to bring a copy of your Presidents Cup roster now called Official Game Day Roster and all of your player's passes. Your passes can be laminated or not. There is no requirement for a laminated pass unless you go to the Regional Championship. It is recommended that you laminate the passes if they are just printed on copy paper so they don't get wet or torn during the games.
2. You will also need passes for your team officials. The team officials that will be on your sidelines must be carrying a current VYSA team official pass. You may have up to four team officials on the team sidelines. Only teams and their team officials may be on the team sidelines during the game. Referees will check passes for players and for team officials.
***How do we record our game score?
All games will be scored directly in the Affinity tournament page. The winning team will add the score of the game into the Affinity Tournament system no later than 30 minutes after the game. The instructions for this are on the Presidents Cup web page, left hand column.
***Who Keeps the Game Day Rosters After the Game
The winning team will collect both the home and away Game Day Rosters from the referee and mail both the home and away Game Day Rosters to the address on the bottom of the roster. Anne Thompson, 6604 Holford Lane, Springfield VA 22152. These rosters need to be in the mail no later than Monday after your game.
*** Bring a copy of the Presidents Cup Rules with you. Print the rules from the Presidents Cup web page on vysa.com.
***What if I have a league game scheduled on the same Saturday? You will need to contact your league and let them know you are playing in a Presidents Cup game. They will reschedule your league game for you. It will be up to you to make this contact.
***Can I make a scheduling request? A Requests for each weekend must be received by the Saturday evening at 7:00 pm 1 week before your game. Your team may request a morning or an afternoon game, but may not request another date. We will try to honor requests, but coaches with more than one team, travel distance for games and available fields and referees will be considered first. After the schedule is published you may not make a scheduling request. The requests for game times to accommodate Homecoming and coaches with additional league teams will be honored last.
***Can we bring pets to the games? Most fields don’t allow pets. Unless you know for sure your pet is welcome don’t bring them with you. The Virginia Soccer Training Center (VSTC) does not allow pets.