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3v3 OPEN CUP Winter Futsal Tournament 2017

2017 Winter 3 v 3 Tournament

Youth & Open Divisions

Championship Trophy Awarded to each Division Winner


Dates: Dec. 16-17, 2017


Age Group: The registration is going to be divided by group age: U8/9, U10/11, U12/13, U14/U15, U16/17/18 &  OPEN

Divisions: Girls, Boys, OPEN ( *Co-ed will be placed in boys division if needed )

Deadline: All teams must be registered by December 8.  Early Registration until Dec. 1

Uniforms:  Teams may wear any matching Jersey, Shorts & Socks.  These do not need to be Travel Team Uniforms.

Tournament Location: 

Fredericksburg Christian School - Upper School
9400 Thornton Rolling Rd 
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Entry Fee:

Early Registration $175.00 until Friday, Dec. 1, 2017

*3 Games guaranteed 

LATE REGISTRATION $200.00 until Friday Dec. 8, 2017

Schedule/Standings: Will be released Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

Be sure to SCROLL DOWN for Frequently Asked Questions, Tournament Rules, Gameplay, Registration Link & Uniforms !

For additional information contact our Tournament Director : [email protected]


Tournament Rules & Gameplay

3v3 Tournament Rules & Gameplay

Group Game Duration: The game shall consist of two 12-minute halves separated by a two-minute halftime period, OR the game shall end when a team reaches a 10-goal lead. Games tied after regulation play shall end in a tie.

Playoff Game Duration: The game shall consist of two 10-minute halves separated by a one-minute halftime period. Games tied after regulation shall immediately go to a sudden death shootout. Sudden death shootout will consist of a player from each team shooting the ball from half field with no keeper.

Goal Scoring: A goal may be scored from a touch on the offensive half on the playing field.

Goal Defending: There are no keepers in 3v3 soccer. When defending, players are required to stay out of the small area directly in front of the goal. This area will be marked with tape for everyone to see.

Scoring (In Pool Play): Games will be scored according to the following: 3 points for a WIN, 1 point for a TIE and 0 points for a LOSS.

Tiebreakers: In pool play, ties between two or more teams will be broken by; 1) head to head results between tied teams; 2) goal difference in pool play Maximum of 5 goals per game; 3) Fewest goals against in Pool Play; 4) playoff team shootout with entire rosters.

Playoff Overtime: Teams will have a 3 Minute “Golden Goal” Overtime Period. If the score is still tied, the winner shall be decided by shootout with the 3 players on the field at end of golden goal period.


Five-Yard Rule: In all dead ball situations, defending players must stand at least five yards away from the ball. If the defensive player's goal area is closer than five yards, the ball shall be placed five yards from the goal area in line with the place of the penalty.

Kick-Ins: The ball shall be kicked into play from the sideline instead of throw in.

Indirect Kicks: All dead ball kicks (kick-ins, free kicks, kick-offs) are indirect with exception to corner and penalty kicks.

Goal Kicks: May be taken from any point on the end line.

Kick Off: May be taken in any direction.

Player Ejection (Yellow/Red Card): Referees have the right to eject a player from the game for continual disobedience or as a result of an incident that warrants sending the player off. RED CARD suspension= Rest of game PLUS next game.

Sportsmanship: Players, coaches and spectators are expected to act in the nature of good sportsmanship at all times. Abuse of the referees will not be tolerated. Any instance of such conduct will disqualify the responsible team from the event.

Court Size: 35’x 60’

Goal Size: 2.5’x 3’ 

Frequently asked questions


How many players are needed to form a team ?

Because it is a 3v3 tournament, each team needs a minimum of 3 players, but not more than 5 players maximum.

Do I need to submit an official roster or club team roster ?

No. You can choose and create your own team consisting of players from your current travel club team or mix your team full of friends and players from various teams and programs.

Do all players need to be the same age on a team ?

A single team roster can be made of players from various age groups.  However, you will be required to play in the age bracket of the oldest player on the team.

Are coaches required ?

The teams do not need official coaches, but a Team Representative is required.   Players being responsible for their own substitutions and playing time is encouraged, as 3v3 is based on a street soccer / pick-up style atmosphere.  

Can I sign up individually ?

No. The Team Representative must sign up the team as a group and pay in full at time of registration.

What is required at time of registration ?

The team representative must provide for each player: His or Her birthdate, club team and current league.

How will be teams be placed for scheduling ?

Tournament staff will be using all the information submitted to provide each team with an appropriate level of competition.  

What shoes to wear ?

Players should wear Futsal Shoes, Indoor Soccer Shoes or Tennis Shoes - NO SOCCER CLEATS or TURF SHOES !


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Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401

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