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3v3 Goal Winter Blast FAQ

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Frequently Asked Questions

We tried to cover as many questions we think you might have! If you need additional information, please e-mail Alaska Rush Technical Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

What is 3v3?
3 v 3 is the game everyone is talking about!
It is fun and fast-paced with no goal keepers, no off side, and no slide tackles. Teams may have a maximum of six players, with three on the field and three substitutes. Each team will typically play a minimum of 4 games, consisting of two ten-minute halves separated by a two minute break. 3v3 Goal Winter Blast will award medals to first, second, and third place teams.

Ask your friends -  talk to your teammates and enter a team now!

Who Can Play 3v3 soccer?
The 3v3 Goal Winter Blast 3v3 Soccer is a soccer event open to players of all skill levels. No club or state affiliation necessary. You can make up a team with your friends or teammates. The divisions are: U10, U11, U12, U13, U14, U15, Boys & Girls and U16-U19 Boys & Girls. 

Who can Coach?
Anyone can coach a team and we strongly encourage you to enter a team. The primary job of the coach is to cheer on the players, make substitutions and get the team to the correct field at the correct time. It will be very simple, fun and rewarding!

How do I determine which age bracket is appropriate for my team?
Teams should be registered in the age-group category of the oldest player on the team, even if players’ ages span more than one age group. If there are less than four (4) teams in any age group the younger group will be combined with the next older age group. (See age chart below)

     Age Group     Birth Year
    
     U16-U19      August 1, 1995 to July 31, 1999
     U15             August 1, 1999 to July 31, 2000
     U14             August 1, 2000 to July 31, 2001
     U13             August 1, 2001 to July 31, 2002
     U12             August 1, 2002 to July 31, 2003
     U11             August 1, 2003 to July 31, 2004
     U10             August 1, 2004 to July 31, 2005
 


Any player born before August 1, 1995 would be considered an Adult Player.       

How do I register for the tournament?
Go to www.alaskarush.com and select the ‘Registration’ tab on the left of the webpage. Next, select the registration category ‘2014 3v3 Goal Winter Blast’, then follow online instructions.

*The contact person (person who registers the team) accepts waiver responsibility for their entire team during the online registration process.

  • Necessary Information to complete team registration
    • Players’ names
    • Players’ date of births
    • Players’ contact information

Can we change our team name?
Yes. If you register online, you will have to provide a Team name. Changes to your roster (including changing your Team Name) can be made at any time before the registration deadline. However, changes must be made before February 7, 2014 to appear on scoresheet. 

*If you change your team name or roster information, please email Alaska Rush Technical Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so the necessary changes can be made elsewhere as well.

How many players can I have on the roster?
You may carry a maximum of 6 players with a minimum of 3 players. Your team's entry fee is the same regardless of the number of players on the team.

Who needs to attend Check-In?
One member and/or coach from each team must attend the pre-event Check-in to pick up the teams schedule, tournament rules, and event T-shirts. See Check-in information posted on the 3v3 Goal Winter Blast webpage.

Can I call the pre-event location to check in my team?
We're sorry, but we can't allow teams to check-in by phone, must be in person.  

How do I know my team's registration is complete?
Once you have completed the online registration for your team, you should receive a confirmation letter via email. *If you do not receive a confirmation email, first check your ‘junk’ mail; then, if still don’t have confirmation, please contact  the Alaska Rush Technical Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

What do I bring to check-in?
You must bring a completed medical release form for all players, proof of age (including Alaska Rush players), and a list of players (with date of birth).

How are the divisions formed?
Teams will be placed in divisions based on age and gender. Teams that span more than one age group will be placed in the division of the oldest, most experienced player on the team.

When will schedules be available?
The 3v3 Goal Winter Blast weekend's schedules will be posted on the Winter Blast Tournament page of the Alaska Rush website (visit www.alaskarush.com > Tournaments > 3v3 Goal Winter Blast). Schedules will be available online February 10, 2014.

Will standings be updated?
Standings will be updated on-site only, on an ongoing basis, throughout the day.

What are the rules for the 3v3 Goal Winter Blast?
For a complete list of rules and regulations click here. Please make sure that all players read and understand the rules before the tournament begins.

What are the field dimensions?
The playing field is 40 yards long by 30 yards wide for ages U10 and higher. Goals will be 4' x 8' Bow Nets.

Are numbers on jerseys required?
No, but all players must wear similar team shirts (same color) during play. If both teams are wearing the same color, the home team (listed first on the schedule) must change to their alternate shirt/jersey or use pinnies.

Can I request a specific time to play?
Unfortunately, we can't guarantee any accommodation of this type of request, but adult games will be played in the evening. Depending on the number of teams entered, the tournament may only be one day. In any case, we will schedule age groups to complete their tournament play in a single day

Are there any player restrictions on casts, or jewelry?
Hard cast must be covered by no less than 1/2" of slow recovery foam and to the satisfaction of the Referee. No jewelry will be allowed (including earrings, of any type; rope necklaces and/or bracelets). The only exception will be for players wearing medical bracelets.

Can I change my roster after I am registered?
Yes, you can adjust your roster until the start of tournament play.  You may turn in roster changes at the pre-event packet pickup (check-in) or at the Headquarters Table at the event (before your first game).

What is the refund policy?
We do not offer full refunds after the registration deadline.  If you have questions about this, contact the Alaska Rush Technical Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If I still have questions, who should I contact?
You may contact Alaska Rush Technical Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the Contact Us Page (at www.alaskarush.com > Contact Us) to view the list of contacts for your specific need.

3v3 Goal Winter Blast is sponsored by both Alaska Rush Soccer Club and the Fox Hollow Dome and all participants will receive a FREE tournament T-shirt and medals will be awarded for the first three places.

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