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NSC Fall Cup Application & Required Forms

October 5-6, 2019

NSC Fall Cup is one of the most popular tournaments on our campus, serving 9U-15U age divisions for boys and girls.

Tournament Contacts

Clinton Labeau

Director

Phone: 763.785.3679

Barb Grunow

Registrar

Phone: 763.717.3230

Application and Forms Deadlines

  • Application due August 30, 2019 or when bracket fills
    • Teams accepted based on application and will be notified by August 30.
  • Required forms due September 6, 2019
  • Due to the size of this tournament we are not able to work around Fall League games during the NSC Fall Cup October 5-6. We advise all teams to reschedule games to a different date or after 5 p.m. on Sunday October 6.


Required Forms

Everything you need to manage your team's trip to NSC Fall Cup is listed below.  Click the + sign to expand the menus!

Mailing Address: 1700-105th Ave NE, Blaine, MN 55449
Phone: 763.717.3230 Fax: 763.785.3660
Email: bgrunow@nscsports.org

Team Manager Account

Manage your team's roster online making it easy to drop and add players and edit player information.

  • You will need your team ID number you received after registering
  • Non-MN teams only: Permission to Travel and Official Rosters can be emailed or faxed to the event registrar
  • Review tournament rules for guest players and maximum roster size per age group.
  • If you are considering guest players, please review our guest player/player pool page.
  • Please note that roster must be completed before players can use online waiver
  • The player’s date of birth (DOB) is entered by the parent on the NSC Liability Waiver
  • A player’s DOB is electronically monitored for age eligibility. If a player’s DOB continues not to be numerically displayed, the player may be too old for the age bracket. Ask parent to review the DOB for accuracy. All players must be age eligible for the assigned age bracket; DOB on roster must match DOB on proof of age.
  • Monitor parent progress by selecting ‘View Roster’ from the Roster Menu. An ‘X’ displayed in the WV (waiver) column indicates a completed waiver.
  • Team will receive refund for players dropped before or at Final Team Check-in following the tournament.

Liability Waiver

NSC Fall Cup Liability Waiver

We are excited to offer you a new waiver experience, NSC Event HQ!  As a new user you will need to set up a household account as a parent. 

  • Once you create your parental household account and verify your email address, you can add "participants" to your account (children, spouses, etc.) for which you can then complete waivers. 
  • As the lead household account owner, you will need to provide your name, birth date, gender, address, email and phone number
  • When logged in, and once you add participants. Navigate to the "Customer Tools" tab to complete a waiver for said participant. 
  • You only need to set up a household account once – quickly sign in with your new username and password for future events

Official Rosters

US Club Soccer Teams

Canadian Teams

  • Request Team Notification-to-Travel and Official Province/Club Roster (Not required for Minnesota Youth Soccer Association teams)

    • Contact your province/club for official state roster and Notification-to-Travel to a USYS sanctioned tournament. Copy of approved travel permit and province/club roster must be on file before Final Team Check-in.
    • 2019 Application to Host Tournament provides information necessary to complete your province’s notification-to-travel application.

US Youth Soccer Teams

  • Request Team Notification-to-Travel and Official State Roster

    • Contact your USYS state association for official state roster and Notification-to-Travel to a USYS sanctioned tournament. Copy of approved travel permit and state roster must be on file before Final Team Check-in.
    • 2019 Application to Host Tournament provides information necessary to complete your state association’s notification-to-travel application.

Player Plass Documentation

US Club Soccer Teams

  • Current laminated US Club player passes are required for participation

    • Player passes must be presented at Final Team Check-in and to the referee at the start of each game. No copies.

    • Valid coaches passes are required at check in and submitted to referees prior to each game. 

    • All passes must be from US Club Soccer for all coaches and all players

Canadian Teams

  • Current youth player passes are required for participation

    • Canadian booklets/provincial player cards and FIFA affiliate player passes are accepted.
    • Player passes must be presented at Final Team Check-in and to the referee at the start of each game. No copies.

    • Valid coaches passes are required at check in and submitted to referees prior to each game. 

    • All passes must be from the same governing body for all coaches and all players

Minnesota Teams

  • Current laminated MYSA youth player passes are required for participation

    • Player passes must be presented at Final Team Check-in and to the referee at the start of each game. No copies.

    • Valid coaches passes are required at check in and submitted to referees prior to each game. 

    • All passes must be from the same governing body for all coaches and all players

US Youth Soccer Teams

  • Current laminated USYS youth player passes are required for participation

    • Player passes must be presented at Final Team Check-in and to the referee at the start of each game. No copies.

    • Valid coaches passes are required at check in and submitted to referees prior to each game. 

    • All passes must be from the same governing body for all coaches and all players

Player Fees

Player fees are payable by Visa, MasterCard, check, money order or cash

  • Player fees are determined by the number of players on the tournament roster.
  • Use the Team Manager Account (at top of page) to view your Team Statement.
  • Remember: The $222 USD deposit paid at time of application is deducted from the total amount due.
  • Use the Payment/Balance Due option to make a Visa or MasterCard payment.
  • If paying by check or money order:
    • Make check payable to NSC Fall Cup.
    • Record the tournament ID number on check or money order.
    • Mail payment to 1700 105th Ave NE, Blaine, MN 55449.
    • If paying by cash, office hours are Monday-Friday, 0900-1700. The main office is located in the Welcome Center.

Concussion Training

All coaches involved in a National Sports Center YOUTH event are required to take concussion training as dictated by Minnesota Statute 121A.37. The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention has a free, online course entitled “HEADS UP” is accessible by the link here.

A copy of the Minnesota statute is available as a PDF download here.

Roster Guidelines

  • Teams may NOT over roster, not exceeding the six guest player limit. If your roster exceeds the six guest player limit, contact your state association for information regarding reclassification as a tournament team. The six guest player limit is not negotiable; it is part of the tournament sanctioning. If your team is reclassified as a tournament team, forward the documentation to the tournament. Guest players may play at the same level or a higher level of competition offered by the NSC Fall Cup.
  • Roster sizes:
    • 9U-10U teams playing 7v7 may roster and dress up to 14 players per game.
    • 11U-12U playing 9v9 may roster and dress up to 16 players.
    • 13U-15U playing 11v11 may roster and dress 18 players for games.
    • High School divisions playing 11v11 may roster 22 players and dress 18 players for games.
  • If you do not have all the player passes for Final Team Check-in, arrange for your players/guest players to either check in as individuals at Final Team Check-in or report to Tournament Headquarters at least 90 minutes before the team’s first game.
  • Players on the roster at Final Team Check-in but who arrive late are legitimate players. These players must report to Tournament Headquarters at least 90 minutes prior to their first game time for approval to play.
  • All players must meet the age requirements and be listed on the team roster.
  • Players may play up or down, if age eligible.
  • Youth players currently registered with both a sanctioned youth and adult league may be eligible to play. Player pass will reflect proper documentation.
  • Females may play on male teams; males may not play on female teams.
  • Premier players may not play on B Flight teams.
  • A jersey must be provided to the guest player by the host team.

Final Team Check-in

Saturday, October 5, 2019

  • Location: Welcome Center
  • Time:  No later than 90 minutes prior to the team’s first game

Guidelines

  • A representative must check in 90 minutes before the team’s first game.
  • In the event of an emergency en route, contact Barb at 763.717.3230.
  • Physical player passes are required at check-in and before each game. Copies are not accepted.
  • Physical coach passes are required at check-in and before each game. Copies are not accepted.
  • All passes must be from the same governing body for all coaches and all players
  • Arrange player passes in the same order as your roster for faster check-in.
  • Rosters will be frozen at this time and player passes credentialed.
  • Team representative will receive the following:
    • Copies of the frozen roster for presentation to the center referee at start of each game
    • Tournament giveaways