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I have a team that is not currently registered with CYSA-South. Can I participate in this CYSA-South Class One Tournament?
In order for your team to participate in a CYSA-South sanctioned Class One Tournament, you must be a team:
- Registered with CYSA-South in the 2011/2012 or 2012/2013 season.
- Registered with CYSA-North in the 2011/2012 or 2012/2013 season.
- Registered with any USYSA League in the 2011/2012 or 2012/2013 season.
- Registered with any USSF member organization in the 2011/2012 or 2012/2013 season.
I have a player that did play on my team last year. Can they play?
Yes. There is 3 loan players. However, all players must be registered.
When is the last date a team can sign up for the Orange County Kickoff Classic?
There is not an application deadline. Brackets are completed by a first come first served basis with teams of equal quality.
How about a discount price?
Teams seeking financial assistance can e-mail an inquiry to the Tournament Director for consideration.
Where will our teams games be played?
The Orange County Kickoff Classic has some terrific playing venues. We will be using fields throughout Irvine, and they should be in excellent condition for the tournament. Playing venues are determined by the scheduler based on the quantity of teams entered in an age.
When will the schedules be posted?
Naturally, as soon as they are completed. We are projecting 7 days before the start of the event.
Our coach is coaching two teams, will you arrange the schedule so he can coach both team’s games?
Please, let us know by e-mail and we commit to doing the best we can, without any guarantees.
When are the Finals?
Finals start Sunday afternoon.
Will there be more than one Flight (bracket) for each age?
Teams will be placed in flights according to a teams level of play and quantity of teams accepted. The objective is for teams to play teams of equal quality and to have every team have the possibility of winning before the game starts.
There are five teams in our Flight. When is the Championship game?
Flights with five teams play a round robin of four games. Award placement is based on the total points earned. One could state that every game is a championship game.
We have applied on line. When is our payment due and where do I send it?
All teams apply on line and receive an auto respond e-mail with further instructions regarding payments, where to mail payments, etc.
Can I sign up now and pay later?
YES. Your application will be stored in our data base until your payment is received. Officially, your application will NOT be processed until full payment is received.
When and where will teams check in?
H Q tents will be located at both venues. All teams must check in 30 to 40 minutes before the start of their first game at the H Q tent at the field of their first game.NO Friday night check in.
Will players receive pins?
Yes, pins will be picked up at check in.
How about awards?
Medals will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place teams in each flight. Medals must be pick up at the field H Q Tent after the final match is completed.
Who will referee the games?
As in all CYSA-S Class One Tournaments Referees are contracted by the tournament to a local Referee Organization. Most times the host Referee Organization seeks help from other local Referee Organizations. Naturally, we have requested the best referees possible to referee these games.
Who will pay the referees?
The Tournament picks up all Referee costs.
We applied on line, sent in payment, were accepted, and were sent an e-mail of acceptance. Now we cannot come to the tournament. Can we get a refund?
After a team has been sent an e-mail of acceptance to the tournament, no refunds will be issued. If a team withdraws before an e-mail of acceptance has been sent, a full refund is given.
How about if a replacement team can be found?
If the team withdrawing finds a replacement team, then that team can refund the original team’s payment with the condition of the new teams Tournament acceptance .