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2016 Nelson Suburbs Club Cup

Welcome to our premier Junior/Youth club football tournament. We have designed this event to give New Zealand teams the chance to play in a professional tournament set in one of New Zealands most beautiful spots. We are working at making it a standout tournament and a chance to test your team against some of the best New Zealand has to offer.  

Registrations are now open for the Club Cup

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Where: AMI Nelson Suburbs Football Club, Saxton Field, Stoke, Nelson.  
When: 20th and 21st of July 2016  
Entry Fees: $ 275.00 per team
: Spaces are limited and entries are on a first in first served basis

Age Groups: We have 4 age groups:
  • 11th Grade: Born in 2005 and later (9 a side)
  • 12th Grade: Born in 2004 and later (9 a side)
  • 13th Grade: Born in 2003 and later (11 a side)
  • 14th Grade: Born in 2002 and later (11 a side)   

: There will be an opening ceremony followed by a short managers meeting at 7.00pm on the 19th of July. Teams play 3 seeding games in pool play before commencing the playoffs against similar ability teams so that every team has the opportunity to play off against similar performing teams.

Each age group will have 8-12 teams which will be broken down into 2 or 3 pools.

The teams in each pool will play each other once. (20 mins each way) Teams will then enter the playoff phase to determine the final placings.

The draw including the final format will be sent out one week before the tournament. Note: the format may change based on the number of teams that enter. 

Referees: We use only qualified referees at our tournament to help ensure a first class experience.

Tournament Rules and Eligibility
: See the attached Tournament Rules, Fifa Rules and the New Zealand Football code of conduct. Payment must be made before June 26th, 2016. Direct credit: (Westpac 03 0703 0354112 00 please use "AMI Club Cup" and name of your club as reference).

Accomodation and Transport: There are several motels close to the fields and should you require assistance please phone Nigel Pugh on 027 624 5123.

Fundraising Ideas:
Sausage sizzle

Facilities: AMI Nelson Suburbs has some of the best football facilities in the Region. We aim to make this a tournament to remember, and a memory for the players that will last for years to come.

Prizes: Each team will receive a match ball which is to be used for the tournament and kept by the team. There will be a trophy, medals and prize for 1st placed teams, and medals for 2nd placed teams in each grade. There will also be an MVP Trophy for each age group which will be selected by the Referees.

Any questions can be directed to Nigel Pugh. Email: nigel@peterrayhomes.co.nz; Phone: 027 624 5123