1. Where is the Tournament played? What are the field sizes and surfaces?
The Clarkstown Invitational Soccer Tournament is held at the spacious Eugene Levy Field House at SUNY Rockland Community College (RCC) in Suffern, NY. The Field House at RCC is one of the largest indoor soccer facilities in the NY Metropolitan Tri-State area. The Field House contains three 40 yard X 80 yard soccer fields which are all used for our Tournament. The playing surface is rubberized vinyl, the same surface used by the college for its indoor track meets. The Field House has a mezzanine section above the playing field floor giving spectators a good view of the games. There is a food concession stand with hot and cold food and beverages for sale during the Tournament. The RCC Field House is conveniently located in Suffern, NY just minutes off the NY State Thruway making it a quick commute from NYC, Northern NJ, Update NY, and Long Island. Click here for Directions to the RCC Field House.
2. What age groups are included in the tournament?
The Clarkstown Invitational Soccer Tournament will have age brackets for Boys and Girls U-8/9 to U-16. Additionally there will be a Boys and Girl U-19 bracket. Adult brackets include a Men’s and Women’s Open, and Men’s Over 40 bracket.
3. What is the policy on team withdrawals and refunds?
Teams that are accepted into the Tournament are expected to play in the Tournament. There are no refunds for teams that do not play in a bracket that they have been accepted into. Additionally, those teams will not be invited back to particpate in future Tournaments. Teams that wish to withdraw from a session may do so without penalty if the Tournament Director approves the withdrawal. Typically that withdrawal will depend on whether another team can be found to fill the bracket. In the event that the Tournament Director declares a bracket unplayable either due to weather conditions, facility conditions or not enough team registrations in the barcket, teams will be given the option if available of playing in another bracket or receiving a full refund.
4. What is your policy for cancelations due to severe weather ?
Our Tournament will be openand we will play sessions if the Rockland Community College is open. If the College is closed we are will cancel those session impacted byteh closure and advise teams via notification on our web site. Also teams may check www.cancellations.com to see if Rockland Community College is closed. In the event of our Tournament is canceled in any part due to weather we will follow our policy in item 10 above.
5. Are guest players allowed at the Tournament?
An unlimited number of guest players from the same Club as the team participating may play in the Tournament. Teams will be permitted up to three guest players from outside their Club. All guest players must be age appropriate and have player passes.
6. How can I register for the Tournament?
Registration for the Tournament may be done via mailing an application to the Clarkstown Soccer Club along with payment of the registration fee or by registering on-line via the following On-Line Registration. Payment for the on-line registration fee may be made via credit card or check. All checks should be made payable to the Clarkstown Soccer Club and mailed to: Clarkstown Soccer Club, Attn: Colin Hodge CIST Registrar, PO Box 1961, New City, NY 10956 Teams will not be accepted into the Tournament until their registration check is received. We will not reserve tournament spots for teams with payment in full. At the day of the Tournament, each team must present their team roster and player passes to the registration desk at the entrance to the RCC Field House. Our Tournament is sanctioned by US Youth Soccer - Eastern NY Youth Soccer Association and US Club Soccer. We will accept player passes from either organization.
7. How are teams accepted into the Tournament? How will teams be notified of acceptance?
Teams are accepted on a first come/first serve basis with preferences given to teams and clubs that have participated in past Clarkstown Invitational Tournaments.
Teams that are accepted will be posted on our web site at www.cscsoccer.org . We will post team acceptance as quickly as possible.