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EVENT PAGE - QNA

The Charleston Battery are excited to partner with the Chuck Dennis Memorial Soccer Tournament held at Patriots Point on Saturday, June 8th.
The tournament will run from 9 a.m. ET to 5 p.m. ET, ahead of the Battery’s match against Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC at 7:30 p.m. the same day. Games will take place at Cheryll Woods Flowers Soccer Complex next to the Battery’s stadium at Patriots Point. Every participating player will receive a ticket to the Pittsburgh match.

Participating teams are guaranteed to play three games, which include two 12-minute halves. Teams will be comprised of five field players and no goalkeeper, with a maximum team size of eight players. It is open to all players, U8 and older.
Registration is currently open and teams can save money by registering and paying by April 15th. The final deadline to register is May 31st.

The top two teams will receive medals.
 

DESCRIPTION

Games will be played all day Saturday, from 9 am to around 5 pm - Open to all players who are U8 - Adult.

All teams will play 5v5 -
The top 2 teams earn medals

Tournament is Saturday only
All teams
Boys & Girls
Adult: Men & Women
Ability: Elite/Competitive/Developmental $300.00-$350.00 entry fee
3 game guarantee

CONTACT

Theresa Dennis
512-966-2299 info@charlesdennisfoundation.org

TOURNAMENT FAQ

Q: 5v5, with or without a GK?

A: 5 field players no goalie

 

Q: I'm playing this weekend, what do I need to check in?
A: Players must check in 30 min prior to their first game. A printed team roster will be available at the registration table for each athlete to sign at the time your team checks in. Waivers are signed and agreed upon by all athletes at the time of online registration.

 

Q: Where do I fill out my player waiver?
A: Player waivers are completed at the time of online registration. All rostered athletes sign and agree to the waiver as a rostered player on a team.

 

Q: When will the team list be published?
A: Regular registration ends the Friday before the event. We will begin the bracketing process on Monday morning, and brackets are usually released by Thursday evening the week of the tournament.

Download the app to get schedule information, alerts and real-time scores with TeamSnap Tournaments. To download the TeamSnap Tournaments app, go to the Google Play Store or Apple App Store to find app:

 

1. Google Play Store - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fanapp

 

2. Apple App Store - https://appsto.re/us/1ngndb.i

 

3. In app sign in using this your email address and follow our tournament,

Chuck Dennis MemorialTournament 2024

 

4. Now you can see favorite your team, see division schedules, and can receive real-time scores,updates, and notifications.

 

Please note that you will not receive real-time alerts unless you are on the app.

https://events.teamsnap.com/events/32909/results/division

 

Q: How do you determine what teams get grouped together?
A: When you register, please properly indicate your age level, we will pair you with same age, or +/- 1 year with similar ability levels.

 

Q: When do the schedules come out?
A: The schedule will be published Thursday by 8pm.

 

Q: What are the field dimensions?

A: Field Dimensions are 50Lx30W

 

Q: Where can I find the rules?
A:Tournament rules can be found on our IG page, and under QNA. Rules will be posted by registration and at the referee tent.

 

Q: What size are the goals?
A: We use 6x4 goals on all of our 5v5 fields

 

Q: How long are the games? How many games will I play?
A: Your team will play three games, with two 12 minute halves. The games are played inside 30 minute blocks to include a warm up period and a quick half time

 

Q: When is the registration deadline? When is the last day I can register?
A: We encourage teams to register early with our Early Registration price (a $50 savings), that ends on April 15th . Regular registration fees will be in effect through May 31st.

 

Q: How many teams will I have in my division? A: On average, we have 4-6 teams per bracket..

 

Q: What is the format? Will my team play a final?
A: 5 Team Brackets = 3 games, Championship Game for 1st and 2nd Place

     7 Team Brackets = 3 games, Championship Game for 1st and 2nd Place

     8 Team Brackets = 3 games, Championship Game for 1st and 2nd Place

 

Q: Who gets medals?
A: 1st and 2nd place get medals

 

Q: What is the rain out/cancelation policy?
A: CANCELLATION REFUND POLICY
If the soccer tournament is canceled due to forces beyond our control including health hazards, inclement weather, etc. before the day of the tournament. In case of inclement weather day of the tournament, the Event Director reserves the right to reduce the number of scheduled games and/or the time of games and/or postpone or delay game times and/or cancel the event in which case partial refunds may or may not be issued. Every effort will be made to complete the games and the tournament. If teams drop out after the schedules are posted they will NOT receive a refund! Thank you for your support of this memorial tournament.

TOURNAMENT RULES 

The tournament will be following FIFA Rules.

 

All teams will sign in at the registration table

30 min prior to their first game.

 

Good Sportsmanship will be promoted,  not

only between teams but fans as well as towards the officials.  We encourage this atmosphere in recognition of the Spirit of this Memorial event.

For "U8-U10" age groups there will be NO Headers. 

 

Teams Must be at their respective fields (Immediate vicinity) ready to play 10 minutes prior to scheduled kick-off.  

 

The clock for the match will start at the time of the match. (Teams need to be ready to play)

 

Officials will remind the teams one minute before kick-off that "The Clock will Start in one minute".

 

Games will be 12 min/half with a 4 min half time

 

Shin guards will be worn by all players

 

There will be "NO" Punting or Drop-Kicking.  If such occurs, play will have a drop ball for a restart.

 

Tournament has NO Control over "Forfeits: 

 

There will be no goalies.  

 

Awards will be given to 1st and 2nd place teams in each division.

 

We will play if it should rain.

FREE Substitution will be allowed. BUT, before the new player enters the field the retiring one must have crossed the sideline.

 

All Substitutions Must be made at "Mid-Field".

 

PLEASE Stay Hydrated..... We are expecting some warm weather.

LOCATION

(http://maps.apple.com/maps?q=32.7928309,-79.9028934)

Cheryl Woods Flowers
85 Patriots Point Rd
Mount Pleasant, SC, 29464

SOCIAL

Download the Team Snap Tournaments App
Follow us on Facebook

 

https://www.facebook.com/CharlesDennisFoundation

 

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/charlesdennisfoundation/


Register your team and learn more about how you can help with our mission

CONNECTING KIDS TO DREAMS

on our website

charlesdennisfoundation.org

Download the app to get schedule information, alerts and real-time scores with TeamSnap Tournaments.

To download the TeamSnap Tournaments app, go to the Google Play Store or Apple App Store to find

app:

1. Google Play Store - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fanapp

 

2. Apple App Store - https://appsto.re/us/1ngndb.i

3. In app sign in using this your email address and follow our tournament,

Chuck Dennis MemorialTournament 2024

4. Now you can  favorite your team, see division schedules, and can receive real-time scores, updates, and notifications.

 

Please note that you will not receive real-time alerts unless

you are on the app.

https://events.teamsnap.com/events/32909/results/division

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • REGISTRATION: OPEN

  • REGISTER NOW!!! (ANYONE CAN REGISTER A TEAM) Click the age group/division to register your team. You will select the division based on birth year of your oldest player. Groups will be combined +/- 2 year and similar ability level.

  • Format 5 field players + up to 3 additional players on a team

  • All player waivers are signed at the time of registration.

  • Register now and add your players later. Haven't finalized your roster yet? That's OK, you can register your team with five primary roster players and add players within a week of your registration to take advantage of early registration fee. Email roster changes to info@charlesdennisfoundation.org

  • 5v5 Open to all teams U8 - Adults

  • The top 2 teams earn medals

  • 5v5 Cost: $300 early, $350 regular

  • 3-game guarantee

  • Early deadline: Save $50 if you register before April 15th

  • Check-in: At the fields, 30 minutes before your first game.

  • This is a non-sanctioned event so it's open to all teams from all States.

  • Each player will receive a ticket to the USL match that evening, June 8th at 7:30 PM vs. Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC.
    Players will need proof of age in the form of player cards, birth certificates, team rosters, passports, or school IDs.

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