August Festival Instructions (Parents-Coaches)

August Festival Instructions

Genral

-Please arrive EARLY to allow plenty of time to find parking.  There will be PARKING PERMITS issued for the Line Road Complex.  You may only park at the Line Road Complex if you have a permit.  Please obey all NO PARKING signs at the Line Road Complex. All others will be asked to park in the Bryn Mawr Rehab parking lot.  Please do not park in the Church parking lot.

-No dogs are permitted at the Line Road Complex.  Please leave them at home!

-Limited concessions will be available at the GCVSA snack bar--- please plan accordingly.

-Be sure to keep fields clean!!  Do not leave trash behind.

Parents

-Please clap and cheer loudly (for both teams)!  Parents are EXPECTED to be RESPECTFUL of all participants--- negative comments directed at officials, coaches or players will not be tolerated. 

-Central League Soccer is using this festival to train new officials---please treat them with appropriate respect as they learn their craft!

Coaches

-Normal game rules apply.  For the U9 age group, officials are directed to be instructional (i.e. allowing players to re-do inappropriately taken throw ins).

-Games are 30 minutes running clock, so please arrive on time. Please be sure to have your team ready to go for their game.  When your game is complete, please move your team off the field quickly.  Officials are instructed to keep games on schedule.

- Teams are encouraged to exchange patches.

-All players are required to be carded players registered thru EPYSA and/or their state association.

-Parents/Coaches are encouraged to clap and cheer loudly for both teams!  Coaches are EXPECTED to be RESPECTFUL of all participants--- negative comments directed at officials, other coaches or players will not be tolerated. 

-Coaches are RESPONSIBLE for the behavior of your parents.  Encourage appropriate behavior.

-Central League Soccer is using this festival to train new officials---please treat them with appropriate respect as they learn their craft!

REMEMBER--- this is U9 – U11 soccer--- set a GREAT example for our players!