Unfortunately, at this time we are going to have to cancel the July 1 and 2 events as we are not able to create the brackets needed to provide a fun and competitive event for all ages.
This summer the PL Boys Soccer Program is hosting a 3v3 tournament for our local soccer players. The goal of this is to have a fun and competitive 3v3 event for local players - our PL Boys Soccer players will help as field managers, score keepers, referees, and ball chasers. Hoping this is just the first year of many 3v3's to come!
4pm-9pm on Thursday, July 1
4pm-9pm on Friday July 2
For those that will be in grades 9-12 in 2021-2022 school year. For the HS group, we are planning to have a 9/10 grade bracket, and an 11/12 grade bracket. Plan accordingly when making teams!
REGISTRATION OPENS JUNE 1.
To register, please complete the following:
This is a high school event, so players aren't limited to playing with club teammates. This event is intended for players in the Prior Lake - Savage area. Contact with questions.
Please feel free to reach out with any questions.
The $75 tournament fee will be paid by the individual registering the team. It is their responsibility to collect payments from individuals on their team to cover the fee.
Event schedules will be sent to the person who registered the team the week prior to the event.
For the Youth 3v3 - only players and coaches/managers will be allowed on the turf/fields. Parents/fans can be on the track in the stands.
For the Prep 3v3 – we are encouraging the players to coach/manage their own team. Coaches and parents choosing to attend are encouraged to stay off the turf and let the players take charge.
Youth teams will be organized by birth-year age groups as we realize most players will be coming from summer teams. Players can only participate on one team.
For the U14 age group, we are encouraging those going into 8th grade to play in the Youth Event, and those entering 9th grade to play in the Prep Event.
HS players: We are planning to have a 9/10 grade bracket and a 11/12 grade bracket for each gender. Please set teams accordingly. This is a great leadership opportunity! Reach out, get others involved, and make sure everyone is included. Remember, the goal is a fun and competitive event...help us achieve that goal!
Each team should plan to wear the same uniform/shirt – it does not need to be a club/high school uniform or have numbers/names. We encourage some creativity and fun in selecting/designing your team names and uniforms, but please keep in mind they should be appropriate for athletic competition. Scrimmage vests will be available at each field if needed.
RULES – for both events.
(FIFA RULES APPLY IF NOT MODIFIED WITHIN –3v3 Soccer Tour Rules are being applied)
PLAYER REGISTRATION: All players must be registered on their teams' registration form before the tournament begins. Any team or player determined to have falsified age or level will be dismissed.
ROSTERS: All rosters are final upon the start of the team's first game.
NUMBER OF PLAYERS: Six is the maximum number of players on a team; three field players at one time. Players may only play on one team. There are no goalkeepers in 3-v-3 soccer. Substitutes may occur at any dead ball situation, but players may only enter after the substitute has left the field and they must enter-exit at the half-field mark.
EQUIPMENT: All players must wear shin guards. Any player without shin guards will not be allowed to play. Teams are responsible for providing game balls. Preferred Ball Size for U9-U12 = #4; U13 and up = #5. In the event that age divisions are combined, the teams should use the older division’s ball size.
GOAL BOX: The goal box, ten feet wide by eight feet long, is directly in front of the goal. No player may touch the ball within the goal box, however any player may move through the goal box. Any part of the ball or player's body on the line is considered in the goal box; the player is an extension of the box. An INFRACTION occurs if a defender touches the ball in the goal box, a penalty kick is awarded to the offensive team. If an offensive player touches the ball within the goal box, a goal kick is awarded to the defensive team. Habitual touches in the goal box MAY result with a Yellow Card given to offending party. If the ball comes to a complete stop in the goal box, regardless of which team touched it last, a goal kick is awarded to the defensive team. The goals are approximately 4 feet high by 8 feet wide.
GAME DURATION (adjusted for our event): The game shall consist of one 20 minute game (two 10 minute halves) taking place in a 30 minute window. Games tied after regulation play shall end in a tie. Except Playoffs/Finals, this will be a 3 minute golden goal period followed by a shootout. Game clock will start regardless if the teams are ready to play (unless the game is delayed due to a prior game).
GOAL SCORING: A goal may be scored from a touch on the offensive half on the playing field.
SCORING (IN POOL PLAY): Games will be scored according to the following: 3 points for a win; 1 point for a tie and 0 points for a loss.
TIEBREAKERS: In pool play, ties between two or more teams will be broken by; 1) head-to-head results between tied teams; 2) goal difference in pool play Maximum of 5 goals per game; 3) Fewest goals against in Pool Play
PLAYOFF OVERTIME: TEAMS WILL HAVE A 3 MINUTE “GOLDEN GOAL” OVERTIME PERIOD. If the score is still tied, the winner shall be decided by shootout with the 3 players on the field at end of golden goal period.
NO OFFSIDES AND NO SLIDE TACKLING
FIVE YARD RULE: In all dead ball situations, defending players must stand at least five yards away from the ball. If the defensive player's goal area is closer than five yards, the ball shall be placed five yards from the goal area in line with the place of the penalty.
KICK-INS: The ball shall be kicked into play from the sideline instead of throw in.
INDIRECT KICKS: All dead ball kicks (kick-ins, free kicks, kick-offs) are indirect with exception to corner and penalty kicks.
GOAL KICKS: May be taken from any point on the end line, and not in the goal box area.
KICK OFF: May be taken in any direction.
PENALTY KICKS: Shall be awarded if, in the referee's opinion, a scoring opportunity was nullified by the infraction. It is a direct kick taken from 5 yards inside the center, with all other players behind the midfield line. If a goal is not scored, the defense obtains possession with a goal kick. Penalty kicks are not live balls.
SPORTSMANSHIP: This is meant to be a FUN, and competitive event. Players, coaches and spectators are expected to act in the nature of good sportsmanship at all times. Any instance of poor sportsmanship or unfavorable conduct will disqualify the responsible team from the event.
GAME OFFICIALS/FIELD MANAGERS: For the Youth Bracket, the high school players will be working as officials and scorekeepers at each field. These players have been instructed on the rules and will do the best they can to provide a safe and fun environment for all players.