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(New York, NY) July 2022 – EDP and the Cosmopolitan Junior Soccer League (CJSL) has announced plans for the 2023 NY Champions Cup, to be held on June 24th and 25th, hosted once again at the World Class Soccer Complex.
The NY Champions Cup, now in its 3rd year, is a collaboration between CJSL, EDP North Atlantic & EDP CT.
This past June over 55 teams participated in the NY Champions Cup. Due to the success of the event, the NY Champions Cup is expanding eligibility for the Spring 2023 Season.
The NY Champions Cup will feature regular season league champions from CJSL D1 & D2, EDP North Atlantic D1, D2 & D3 teams, & EDP Connecticut.
The NY Champions Cup will include gold, silver and bronze brackets for various boy’s teams ages 10U through 17U, and gold brackets for girl’s teams ages 10U through 17U. Depending on the number of teams participating per bracket, there will be semifinals plus a final or only a final.
In the event of a first place tie for teams in the EDP North Atlantic eligible divisions (see above), the listed tiebreakers will apply.
Playoff Tiebreakers for Qualification Purposes: Should EDP hold a league ending event (ex: NY Champions Cup), determination of teams’ final placement, in the event of a tie, will be decided by the following tiebreakers in order listed.
Roster: Current USYS State Association roster
Passes: Current USYS Player/Coach passes
|Game Day Roster Size||14||18||18||18||18||18|
|# Of players on the field||7||9||9||11||11||11|
|Min # of players on the field||5||6||6||7||7||7|
|Periods (minutes)||2 x 30||2 x 30||2 x 35||2 x 35||2 x 40||2 x 45|
|Rests||5 min||5 min||5 min||5 min||5 min||5 min|
|Approx. Field Size||35/45 x 55/65||45/55 x 70/80||45/55 x 70/80||60 x 110||60 x 110||60 x 110|
|Goal Size||Min: 6.5×12- Max:7×21||Min: 6.5×12- Max:7×21||Min: 6.5×12- Max:7×21||8 x 24||8 x 24||8 x 24|
|Build Out Lines **||Equidistant between penalty area line and the halfway line||No||No||No||No||No|
|Substitution||Unlimited at discretion of the Referee|
|Back Pass to Goal Keepers||FIFA rules shall apply to back pass to the keepers.|
|Extra Time||Extra time and penalty shootouts will be used to produce winners. If a match is tied after regulation, two 5-minute overtime periods for U9-U12 and two 10-minute overtime periods will be played for U13 and older in their entirety. Teams will have a 5-minute break before the first overtime. After the first overtime period, teams will change sides, with no break, and play the remaining overtime period. If the match is still tied after the two overtime periods, then penalty kicks (FIFA rules) will determine the winning team.|
*IFK: 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 (IFK) should be taken on the goal area line parallel to the goal lines at the point nearest to the where the infringement occurred. This applies to all U11 and younger age groups in a competition.
** Buildout Lines-Should be marked in a different color than the field markings, alternatively, FLAT line markers or FLAT cones may be used.
Qualification: Any team that forfeits a match during the spring 2023 season or does not complete their full spring schedule by June 11, 2023, will not qualify for the Champions Cup. If a team completes its season with one (1) or more of its games un-played, EDP will have the authority at its sole discretion to review all inter-team correspondence showing the intent to schedule and determine whether any un-played games should be forfeited or canceled permanently.
Home/Away Team: Designated home team must change jerseys when the referee determines a conflict exists.
Protests: Protests are not allowed. The tournament committee reserves the right to decide on all matters pertaining to this competition.