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Valley Cup 2019

May 18-19, 2019 | Cherry Island Soccer Complex

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  • February 1 deadline: $575
  • March 22 deadline $625


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City of Sacramento 50+ Annual 2019 Sports

for Life! Soccer Tournament will be held April 27 and 28, 2019, at

Cherry Island Soccer Complex. Applications will be available in January 2019.

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(916) 558-4487

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Summary of Rules of Play for SVWSL Team Managers

Home team must:

  • Provide game ball
  • Provide game card (only 18 players may be listed)
  • Provide alternate jerseys (if needed)

Mandatory forfeit: (forfeiting team may be subject to forfeit fine)

  • Failure to start game with at least 7 players within 15 minutes of game time
  • Failure to provide player passes
  • Failure to provide net and corner flags
  • Failure to provide cancellation notice to opponent, SVWSL Referee Coordinator, and SVWSL President no later than Sunday before game
  • Failure to provide cancellation notice the Sunday before the game will require payment of a $100 fine and may also require payment of referee fees for both teams.
  • Play an ineligible player

Forfeiting and non-forfeiting teams:

  • Are "obligated" to play friendly game
  • Refusal to play a friendly WILL result in a minimum $100 forfeit fine

Referees are "obligated" to stay and referee all games. Referees are paid to referee all games including games that forfeiting or non-forfeiting teams refuse toplay. League rules apply to all friendly games.


Rules of Play for SVWSL Referees

Referees must:

  • Check in teams 10 minutes before game time
  • Change jersey if there is a conflict with team colors
  • Referee all games, including games which are forfeit, if there are at least 7 players per team (teams may share players)
  • Note any problem with player passes, nets or corner flags on the game card
  • Mail all game cards within 24 hours of the game
  • If yellow or red card issued, note player's name and team name on the game card
  • If there is a red card, retain the player's pass and notify the Referee Assignor and the SVWSL PAD Chair within 24 hours
  • Require all knee braces to be covered with covering

Mandatory forfeit:

  • Failure to start game with at least 7 players within 15 minutes of game start time
  • Failure of team to provide player passes or nets + corner flags
  • Playing an ineligible player

Referees are paid to referee ALL games including games that are forfeit. League rules apply to all friendly games.