RULES

Players

The ICEF CUP Plantation is sanctioned by FYSA and is open to all US Soccer affiliates (AYSO, US Club, USSSA, etc.).

Competition is open to boys & girls from U8/U9 through U19.

Entry Fees

All entry fees include referee fees. Entry fees received after Sunday, November 10, 2019 (deadline date) will incur an additional $50.00 late fee.

  • $650.00 for U9 Future Stars (playing 7v7)
  • $650.00 for U9-U10 (playing 7v7)
  • $700.00 for U11-U12 (playing 9v9)
  • $800.00 for U12 (playing 11v11)
  • $800.00 for U13-U14
  • $825.00 for U15-U19

4 Levels of Play

The ICEF CUP Plantation offers four levels of competition: Showcase, Gold, Silver, and Bronze for U9 through U19 boys and girls teams. Showcase level is for U15-U19 teams, plus a special U8 division (U9 Future Stars).

SHOWCASE DIVISION: U15-U19 Single Age Group Brackets
High-level Division I teams from across Florida, out-of-state teams and if applicable, international teams, are expected to participate, making this a highly competitive event at the Showcase Division.

GOLD DIVISION: U9-U19 Single Age Group Brackets
High-level Division I teams from across Florida, and out-of-state teams are expected to participate, making this a highly competitive event at the Gold Division.

SILVER DIVISION: U9-U19 Single Age Group Brackets
Silver Division is for competitive Division 1 and Division 2 travel teams.  Teams from Florida and out-of-state are expected to participate in the Silver Division.

BRONZE DIVISION: U9-U19 Single Age Group Brackets
Bronze Division is primarily for recreational teams and new travel teams seeking comparative competition.

U9 FUTURE STARS:
U8 players and teams looking to play at this age-specific division. Primarily for recreational teams and new travel teams seeking comparative competition.

Tournament Format

Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 3 games.

  • U9 Future Stars, U9, and U10 teams play 7v7 and may have up to 12 players (4 guest players).
  • U11 and U12 teams play 9v9 and may carry up to 16 players (4 guest players).
  • U12 teams playing 11v11 may carry up to 18 players (6 guest players).
  • U13 to U19 teams play 11v11 and may carry up to 18 players on their roster (6 guest players).

How do I register ?

All teams must register online on GotSoccer.com and payment must be made by credit card.

Teams/Clubs wishing to pay by check should make the checks payable to Plantation FC. Please indicate which team the check is for and mail it to:

Plantation FC
9840 NW 10 St.
Plantation, FL 33322

Please fully complete the online application. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Teams will not be eligible for acceptance until the registration fee has been received.  Any team not accepted will receive a refund. Any team that withdraws after the application deadline of Sunday, November 10, 2019, will not be eligible for a refund.

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BRACKET SUMMARY

Bracket of Four

Played as a single group of four teams in a round robin format, with the two teams accumulating the most points advancing to the final.

Bracket of Five

Played as a single group of five teams with all teams playing each other once. The team accumulating the most points will be announced as the Champion. The team accumulating the second most amounts of points will be the Finalist.

Bracket of Six

Played as two groups of three teams. Each team will crossover and play the three teams in the other group. The two teams accumulating the most points (Wildcard 1 and Wildcard 2) from all six teams will advance to the finals to determine which team is the champion. It is possible that the finalists could have played each other already.

Bracket of Seven

Played as two groups, one of 4 and one of 3.  Teams winning each group, play in the final.  Bracket A second place will play Bracket B second place, and Bracket A 3rd place will play Bracket B third place.  Guarantees teams 3 games.

Bracket of Eight

Played as two groups of four.The winner of each round-robin group will play a final game to determine the Champion and Finalist.

Bracket of Ten

Played as three groups. Group A with 4 teams. Group B and C with 3 teams. Group A will play 3 games within the group. Group B and Group C will play 3 crossover games between Group B and Group C. The winner of each group (A-B-C) and a wildcard (4th best team based on points) will advance to the semi-finals. Winner of Group A vs Group B and Group C vs Wildcard. In the event the wildcard team advances from Group “B” they would have already played the winners of the Group C and therefore the semi-final opponents will be as follows: Winner Group C vs. Winner Group A and Winner Group B vs. Wildcard.

Bracket of Twelve

Played as three groups of four. The winner of each round robin group and a wildcard (4th best team on points) will advance to the semi-finals. Winner of Group A vs Wildcard and Group B vs Group C. In the event the wildcard team advances from Group “A” they would have already played the winners of the group and therefore the semi-final opponents will be as follows: Winner Group C vs. Winner Group A and Winner Group B vs. Wildcard.

Bracket of Sixteen

Played as four groups of four. The winner of each round robin group advances to the semi-finals with the winner of the semi-finals advancing to the championship game.