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Four Score 3v3 Indoor Soccer Tournament

January 30-31, 2021

3v3 Fustal Tournament 

Tournament Contacts

Logan Halvorson

Director

Phone: 763.785.5678

a non-sanctioned tournament that accepts all teams: club, intraclub, tournament teams or  a group of friends who want to play.

Join us in the NSC's winter event Four Score 3v3. This event returns as a 3v3 format is a non-sanctioned tournament and accepts all teams.

Tournament Details

  • Tournament will be conducted as one open flight
  • Age groups are 9/10U, 11/12U, 13/14U and High School boys and girls
  • Depending on total number of teams in identified age divisions, the tournament may combine age divisions
  • Teams will be notified prior to tournament if groups are combined

Click the following sections to learn more.

Why 3v3 Soccer?

3v3 games allow players more opportunities to touch the ball, develop quick decision-making and improve their soccer skills. Small-sided games can develop technical attributes, creativity, tactical knowledge and physical conditioning through movement. Additionally, 3v3 is very fun for younger ages because more opportunities to score, which increases players’ confidence!

  • Specific to soccer player’s development, 3v3 is beneficial to:
  • Develop ball control
  • Develop creativity
  • Constant movement from attack to defense
  • Encourages 1v1 encounters, which help to improve both attacking and defending skills
  • Encourage players to enjoy 2v1 opportunities to overcome the opponent
  • Improve decision-making 

Tournament Features

  • Played in our NSC Sport Expo on basketball courts
  • Three-game guarantee (all age division games are played on the same day)
  • 24-minute games (12-minute halves)
  • Top teams advance to the championship
  • Sub on the fly
  • Award for champions 
  • Roster of 6 players per team

Divisions Offered

  • 9/10U Boys
  • 9/10U Girls
  • 11/12U Boys
  • 11/12U Girls
  • 13/14U Boys
  • 13/14U Girls
  • High School Boys
  • HIgh School Girls
  • Must abide by 2021 MYSA age divisions (see eligibility grid below)

Game Days

 

  • Saturday January 30 - Boys
  • Sunday January 31 - Girls

Tournament Fees

  • $140 team fee due with tournament application

Refund Policy

  • Teams dropping from the tournament prior to January 8 will receive a voucher in the amount of the team fee. The voucher may be used by any team in any age group within the club. The voucher may be used for the 2021 tournament.
  • Teams dropping from the tournament on or after January 8 will not receive a voucher.
  • Event Cancellation Policy: The following policy will be enacted IF an event hosted by the National Sports Center MUST be canceled by the directives of the State of Minnesota or the Minnesota Department of Health. Please know that our top priority on making decisions moving forward will be the safety and health of our players, coaches, referees, employees and fans.

    Team will receive a refund for your event entry. Team registration refunds will be processed at 100% of the registration total. Refunds will be credited to your account by no later than December 31, 2021. *Please note that if a team elects to drop prior to the event, the above voucher policy will be in effect. This includes teams making their own decision to withdraw prior to the potential cancellation.

Tournament Rules

Click Here for 2021 Four Score rules.

 

Age Divisions

The tournament will use the following age categories as specified by MYSA.

Any team found to be using non-rostered or illegal players will forfeit that match. All forfeits are recorded as 3-0. After age verification at final team check-in coaches should keep one of the following in their possession during the tournament to verify age should a question arise:

  • Player passes
  • Driver license
  • Birth certificate
  • Passport

Headers

  • Updated March 2016. In the 8U-11U age groups, when a player deliberately heads the ball in a game, an indirect free kick (IFK) should be awarded to the opposing team from the spot of the offense. If the deliberate header occurs within the goal area, the indirect free kick should be taken on the goal area line parallel to the goal line at the point nearest to where the infringement occurred. Players should not be given a red card by heading the ball off of the goal line, this should be awarded with an indirect free kick as stated above.

Application Deadline

**Registration Coming Soon

Team Eligibility

Player Pool

Coaches, are you short of players due to injury or other commitments? Aren't having any luck finding a player to complete your roster? Then the Four Score 4v4 Player Pool is for you. It connects coaches with players who want to have the Four Score experience.

Pool Players Seeking a Team

Looking for a team? If you are an individual who is looking for a team, you may sign up in our Player Pool.  Teams in need of players will contact you directly. Placement is not guaranteed.

Click HERE to be taken to NSC's new Event HQ to sign up.

We are excited to offer you a new player pool experience at NSC Event HQ!  As a new user you will need to set up a household account in an adult's name. 

  • Once you create your account and verify your email address, you can add "participants" to your account (children, spouses, etc.) for which you can then complete waivers, sign up for programs and register for player pool
  • You will need to provide your name, birth date, gender, address, email and phone number
  • Once you have an account, and have add family members (participants), future events are smooth and easy. You simply click and add, and you’re done!
  • You only need to set up a household account once – quickly sign in with your new username and password for future events
  • We will ask you to confirm your email to keep your account secure

Only players registered with a USSF or FIFA affiliated association are eligible.

  • Add yourself to the event player pool by setting up an account at www.NSCEventHQ.org
  • Interested coaches will contact you directly by email.
  • Remember: Pool players may only participate on one team.
  • If you are picked up by a team:
    • Provide the coach with your player code for release of your information to the team roster.
    • Remove your name from the player pool for this event by logging in to Event HQ, find your event pool and select “Leave Pool”
      • Proof of age is required (birth certificate, player pass, passport or driver's license).
      • Your tournament coach will not be able to complete Final Team Check-in without your proof of age, causing unnecessary delays. Either get your player pass to the coach prior to Final Team Check-in or check in yourself prior to the coach's arrival at Final Team Check-in.
      • Be prepared with the name of your team and the team's tournament ID number for faster service at Final Team Check-in.

Coaches Seeking Guest Players

  • Log into Team Manager Account; select player pool.
  • Search for players by division, level and/or position.
  • Click the player’s first name for contact by email.
  • If the individual agrees to participate on your team, the player will provide his/her player code necessary for release of information to your roster.
  • Return to online roster management player pool. Click the green check mark before the player’s name; enter the player code, which will add the player’s contact information and liability waiver electronically to your roster.
  • You will not be able to complete Final Team Check-in without proof of age, causing unnecessary delays and maybe even a return trip to Final Team Check-in. Either make arrangements with your guest player to secure the proof of age in advance of Final Team Check-in or have your guest player check in prior to your arrival at Final Team Check-in.

Guest Player Rules

  • Your team can have an unlimited number of guest players (max roster 18).
  • For game format and corresponding roster sizes, review tournament rules.
  • Players may play up or down. A player on a U16 team may also guest play on a U15 team and vice versa, if age eligible.
  • Girls may play on boys’ teams; boys may not play on girls’ teams.

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