The AC Brea Thanksgiving Invitational is scheduled for November 25-27, 2016 in the city of Brea.
The AC Brea Thanksgiving Invitational is looking for all club teams, signature, recreational and AYSO + teams to play, we will do our best to group teams according to their level of play.
The AC Brea Thanksgiving Invitational will be using the 2016-17 age brackets. It is the teams responsibility to ensure they apply in the correct age bracket.
This tournament shall be subject to and games shall be played pursuant to rules of the Federation International de Football Association (FIFA) as modified by the United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA), Cal South, and the AC Brea Soccer Association (AC Brea) Tournament Committee.
TOURNAMENT DATES: November 25-27, 2016 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
CLASSIFICATION: CalSouth Sanctioned Class 1 & 3 tournament.
Club/Signature teams: $475 for 2008-2006
Club/Signature teams: $595 for 2005-1998
ELIGIBILITY: Teams must be affiliated with USYSA and players must have either their 2016-2017 laminated player’s passes / cards or equivalent national association, AND a 2016-2017 registration form.
PLAYING FORMAT: Flights will normally consist of 6 or 8 team brackets. Winners of each pool would play for the championship of the age bracket. Pool play begins Friday morning. Teams will typically play two games Friday or Saturday. All teams are guaranteed three games. Should a bracket have less than 6 teams, medals will still be awarded to the top two finishers.
ACCEPTANCE: Once the team completes the application process and fees have been received, the application will be reviewed and the selection committee will determine the status of the acceptance. After a team has gained entry, notice will be given via email. No refunds will be given once a team receives an acceptance email from the tournament committee.
CHECK-IN: Check-in will be conducted one hour before your first scheduled game at the scheduled game site.
CALENDAR YEAR AGE GROUPING: Teams will play in the 2016-17 calendar year age brackets. Teams may request to play up an age group if they desire more competition.
AWARDS: All players will receive tournament pins which will be handed out at team check in. Finalists will receive tournament medals. Champions will receive tournament medals and team trophy.
SCHEDULES: Schedules are expected to be posted no later than 9PM November 20th, 2016. It is the responsibility of all teams to check the schedule for any changes up until their first game.
Any tournament related questions should be directed to: