New Jersey Youth Soccer

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New Jersey Youth Soccer

NJYS National Championships
and NJYS State Cup

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Game Day

Teams must use the NJYS State Cup Game Report.
Teams that fail to use the proper Game Report will be fined.

Games played at the Home Team's Field

Some of the things you will need on game day are:

  • The scheduled game time is 1:00 PM unless multiple games are scheduled.  If two or three games are scheduled on the same field, the first game shall be 12 noon.  If mutually acceptable to both teams, games may be played earlier. There will be no night games without the prior approval of the Games Commissioner.
     

  • Your portion of the referee fee
     
  • The game report.  You can download a PDF copy or Word copy.  You must use the official game report.  Your team should fill in the team name and the game roster, i.e., Player Name, Player Pass Number, and Uniform Number.  The team manager or coach should sign the report.  The referee will complete the rest of the report and send the completed report to NJYS.
     

  • Medical Releases for all your players
     
  • Player and Coaches passes
     
  • Proper behavior on the side lines

The winning team must report the game score to NJYS on the day the game was played.  Click here to report the score online.  Teams that fail to report the game score on the day of the match will be fined.

Any changes to the published scheduled dates must be approved ahead of time by the NJYS Games Commissioner.

Quarter Final matches for both the National Championship competition and the State Cup competition will be played at the designated home team's field.  The teams are each responsible for one half of the referee fee as they were at all preliminary games.



Important Information for Teams playing Games at a Centralized Location

NJYS will schedule all semi-final and final matches.  NJYS will assign all referees to these matches and there will be a three referee crew for each match.   NJYS will pay referees for the semi-final and final matches.

Semi final and final matches for the Spring 2013 edition of the competition will be held at a central location U19 Boys and Girls Semi Final and Final of the competition will be held at Veterans Memorial School in Brick.  

Teams that advance to the semi final competition must prepare a Regional Roster and have it available at the semi final match for the NJYS Cup Committee.  The Regional Roster replaces what use to be called the "Blue Roster".  However, the Regional Roster will be printed on white paper.  The Regional Roster can be found on this website at:


    Regional Roster [Word]               Regional Roster  [pdf]            Regional Instructions on Completing the Regional Roster


Items each team must have at these games are:

  • The game report.  You must use the official game report.  Your team should fill in the team name and the game roster, i.e., Player Name, Player Pass Number, and Uniform Number.  The team manager or coach should sign the report.  The referee will complete the rest of the report and return the completed report to NJYS.
     

  • Medical Releases for all your players
     
  • Player and Coaches passes
     
  • Proper behavior on the side lines

Teams competing in the New Jersey Youth Soccer State Cup competition should also complete the Regional Roster but are not eligible to have use the club pass.

Teams that are waiting for their match cannot warm up or congregate along the goal line of an active field or between fields.  NJYS will designate an area for teams waiting for their match and teams are expected to stay within the area for their warm up activities.  Teams not adhering to this requirement will be subject to disciplinary action and may be fined $100.00.


Check-In Procedures

Please review the required check-in activities for each round.  Note: Players are only required to check-in at the Finals, not at either Quarter-Finals or Semi-Finals.


ActivityQuarter Finals
(If NJYS Schedules Centralized)
Semi FinalsFinals
Check In at NJYS TableCoach/Manager Only
30 Minutes
before the game
Coach/Manager Only
30 Minutes
before the game
Coach/Manager & Players
60 Minutes
before the game
Paper Work
Team Roster and all supporting forms for additions and deletions. Game Roster (on NJYS Game Report Form).  22 player teams must identify the 18 players that will be playing in the match.  NJYS will approve the game roster and no changes can be made after NJYS approves the game roster.YesYesYes
Regional Roster 
[National Championship Only]

Typed, last name first in alphabetical order*
  See Above for Links to Regional Roster
N/AReviewedPlayers Sign
at NJYS Table
Regional Roster-NJYS State Cup
Typed, last name first in alphabetical order
    See Above for Links to Regional Roster
N/AReviewedPlayers Sign
at NJYS Table
Player and Coaches Passes
   Laminated  [National Championship Only]
YesYesYes
Notarized Medical Release Forms for all players under 18YesYesYes
Birth CertificatesYesYesYes
Game Report  
   Filled out prior to check in
YesYesYes
    
Referee FeesEach team pays halfNJYSNJYS
Check Out
at NJYS Table/Reviewing Stand
Coach/Manager OnlyCoach/Manager OnlyBoth teams for
Awards Presentation
Immediately after game

 

At any centralized location, referees will be assigned by the NJYS Referee Assignor.  Teams do not to report the game score for games played at a central site.

A maximum of four (4) carded, rostered coaches, assistant coaches, administrators, trainers, etc for each team will be permitted on the sidelines with the rostered players.  Sideline passes must be displayed prominently.

Spectator areas are behind the marked only area.  Please be considerate of other games in progress.  There is plenty of area for player warm up and preparations without congregating along the goal lines or between fields.  Proper behavior is required on the sidelines.

Your cooperation and that of your players and spectators will be greatly appreciated.