MYSA Fall 2009 Recreation Tournament

For those of you used to single elimination style tournaments, you'll find we no longer use that bracket style. Most soccer tournaments are NOT single elimination. Instead they consist of a 'group' stage where teams play 2-3 matches and then the results of that stage are used to determine who advances to the 'knockout round' (Semifinals, finals, etc) which are single elimination. In other cases we may use a 'loser bracket' format where a team can lose one match and still win their way back into the championship. The final style is a 'round-robin' format where teams win their tournament based on points earned playing each opponent. We choose the bracket type based on the number of teams in a given bracket. This ensures teams get a minimum number of games in. The upside of this is that a single loss will not necessarily eliminate you from contention, it reduces the number of shootouts, and ensures all teams (except those who have to 'playin') will get a minimum of two tournament matches.

Here are the formats in use for each division this season:

  • U7 & U8: Festivals. No scores/standings will be kept.
  • U10 West: Two groups of three. Play two group matches. Winner of each group advances to the championship
  • U10 East: Double Elimination. Each team minimum of two matches.
  • U12: Three groups of three. Winners of each group plus overall 4th place team advance to semi-finals
  • U14 & U17: Round Robin Format. Each team plays each other once and champion is determined based on points

Group Play Rules

  • If necessary, a playin match is held to determine the last even seed - a tie in this match will result in a shootout.
  • Teams are broken up into groups based on their final standings.
  • Teams play each team in their group once. Ties are allowed. There are no shootouts in the group stage.
  • Points are awarded as follows: 3 points for win, 1 point for draw, 0 points for a loss, 1 point for a shutout.
  • The team in each group with the most points after the group stage will advance to the championship match.
  • If teams are tied after the group stage, the following tiebreak rules will be used to determine who advances:
    • Head to head record
    • Least goals allowed
    • Bonus points based on positive Goal Differential (Max 3 per match)
    • Coin Toss
  • Semi-final (if applicable) and Championship matches will go to a penlty kick shootout if the score is tied at the end of regulation
Bracket seeds are determined by the final regular season standings in each division according to criteria laid out in the MYSA League Rules. We will update this page once seasons have completed and after each day of tournament games.
U7 Co-ed Festival
MatchDateTeams (Home v Away)Field
#1Oct 31st @ 9:00 AMEdgevsHammersBlue #1
#2Oct 31st @ 9:00 AMDashvsLightningBlue #2
#3Oct 31st @ 10:15 AMBurnvsNuggetsBlue #1
#4Oct 31st @ 10:15 AMHeatvsArksBlue #2
#5Oct 31st @ 11:30 AMBlazevsEdgeBlue #1
#6Oct 31st @ 11:30 AMHammersvsDashBlue #2
#7Oct 31st @ 12:45 PMLightningvsBurnBlue #1
#8Oct 31st @ 12:45 PMNuggetsvsHeatBlue #2
#9Oct 31st @ 2:00 PMArksvsBlazeBlue #1

U8 Co-ed Festival
MatchDateTeamsField
#1Oct 31st @ 9:00 AM#1 Hot Rodsvs#3 RazorbacksMSC 4A
#2Oct 31st @ 9:00 AM#4 Banditsvs#5 FlamesMSC 4B
#3Oct 31st @ 10:00 AM#6 Raptorsvs#7 ProwlersMSC 4A
#4Oct 31st @ 10:00 AM#8 Sharksvs#9 MustangsMSC 4B
#5Oct 31st @ 11:00 AM#1 Hot Rodsvs#2 WarriorsMSC 4A
#6Oct 31st @ 11:00 AM#10 Rocketsvs#11 BearsMSC 4B
#7Oct 31st @ 11:00 AM#3 Razorbacksvs#4 BanditsMSC 2A
#8Oct 31st @ 12:00 PM#5 Flamesvs#6 RaptorsMSC 4A
#9Oct 31st @ 12:00 PM#9 Mustangsvs#7 ProwlersMSC 4B
#10Oct 31st @ 1:00 PM#10 Rocketsvs#2 WarriorsMSC 4A
#11Oct 31st @ 1:00 PM#11 Bearsvs#8 SharksMSC 4B

U12 Co-ed Tournament
Group winners & overall #4 advance to the semi-finals
Group A
TeamWDLGPGSGAGD (+3)Pts
Phoenix200217167
Warriors10125923
Storm002221400
MatchDateTeams (Home v Away)Field
#1Oct 26 @ 6:00PM#4 Warriors4 - 2#7 StormMSC 3A
#2Oct 29 @ 7:30PM#1 Phoenix10 - 0#7 StormMSC 4
#3Oct 28 @ 6:00PM#1 Phoenix7 - 1#4 WarriorsMSC 3A
Group B
TeamWDLGPGSGAGD (+3)Pts
Mustangs200212457
Hot Shots10125333
Dragons002251500
MatchDateTeams (Home v Away)Field
#4Oct 26 @ 7:15PM#2 Mustangs10 - 4#8 DragonsMSC 3A
#5Oct 29 @ 6:00PM#5 Hot Shots5 - 1#8 DragonsMSC 3A
#6Oct 30 @ 6:00PM#2 Mustangs2 - 0#5 Hot ShotsMSC 3A
Group C
TeamWDLGPGSGAGD (+3)Pts
Hornets200215167
Cougars101212534
Chargers002201100
MatchDateTeams (Home v Away)Field
#7Oct 30 @ 7:30PM#3 Hornets10 - 0#9 ChargersMSC 3A
#8Oct 28 @ 7:15PM#6 Cougars11 - 0#9 ChargersMSC 3A
#9Oct 29 @ 7:15PM#3 Hornets5 - 1#6 CougarsMSC 3A
Semi-Finals
#10Oct 31 @ 10:00AM#1 Phoenix4 - 0#6 CougarsMSC 3A
#11Oct 31 @ 11:15AM#2 Mustangs2 - 3#3 HornetsMSC 3A
Championship
#12Oct 31 @ 4:00PM#1 Phoenix2 - 2 aet
3 - 1 pso
#3 HornetsMSC 3A
U12 Champions: Phoenix
U10 Co-ed Tournament - West Division
Group winners advance to the Championship match
Group A
TeamWDLGPGSGAGD (+3)Pts
Blasters200210346
Flames01124501
Swarm011251101
MatchDateTeams (Home v Away)Field
#1Oct 29th 6:00PM#1 Swarm2 - 8#3 BlastersMSC 2A
#2Oct 28th 6:00PM#3 Blasters2 - 1#5 FlamesMSC 2A
#3Oct 30th 6:15PM#1 Swarm3 - 3#5 FlamesMSC 2A
Group B
TeamWDLGPGSGAGD (+3)Pts
Rhinos10123303
Stealers10125423
Cyclones10126713
MatchDateTeams (Home v Away)Field
#4Oct 26th 6:00PM#2 Cyclones3 - 2#4 RhinosMSC 2A
#5Oct 28th 7:15PM#2 Cyclones3 - 5#6 StealersMSC 2A
#6Oct 30th 7:30PM#4 Rhinos1 - 0 (f)#6 StealersMSC 2B
Championship
#7Oct 31st 1:00PM#3 Blasters6 - 5#4 RhinosMSC 2A
U10 West Champions: Blasters

U10 Co-ed Tournament - East Division
Double Elimination
MatchDateTeams (Home v Away)Field
#1Oct 26th 6:00PM#4 Kiro Kids5 - 11#5 G-ForceMSC 2B
#2Oct 26th 7:15PM#2 Blaze1 - 5#3 FusionMSC 2A
#3Oct 28th 6:00PM#1 Goal Busters5 - 0#5 G-ForceMSC 2B
#4Oct 28th 7:15PM#2 Blaze2 - 6#4 Kiro KidsMSC 2B
#5Oct 29th 7:15PM#1 Goal Busters5-5 aet
0-2 pso
#3 FusionMSC 2B
#6Oct 29th 6:00PM#4 Kiro Kids8 - 3#5 G-ForceMSC 2B
#7Oct 30th 6:15PM#4 Kiro Kids3 - 2#1 Goal BustersMSC 2B
Championship
#8Oct 31st 2:30PM#3 Fusionvs#4 Kiro KidsMSC 2A
U10 East Champions: Fusion

U14 Co-ed Tournament
MatchDateTeamsField
Round Robin - Champion on Points
TeamWDLGPGSGAGD (+3)Pts
Blackhawks21037159
Racers21039248
Fury10234613
Shockwave003321300
MatchDateTeams (Home v Away)Field
#1Oct 28th 6:00PM#1 Blackhawks4 - 0#4 ShockwaveMSC 1
#2Oct 28th 7:30PM#2 Racers2 - 1#3 FuryMSC 1
#3Oct 29th 7:15PM#1 Blackhawks2 - 0#3 FuryMSC 1
#4Oct 29th 6:00PM#2 Racers6 - 0#4 ShockwaveMSC 1
#5Oct 30th 6:00PM#3 Fury3 - 2#4 ShockwaveMSC 1
#6Oct 30th 7:15PM#1 Blackhawks1 - 1#2 RacersMSC 1
U14 Champions: Blackhawks

U17 Co-ed Tournament
MatchDateTeamsField
Round Robin - Champion on Points
TeamWDLGPGSGAGD (+3)Pts
Hot Shots10013123
Pansies01012201
Hurricanes01123501
MatchDateTeams (Home v Away)Field
#1Oct 26th 8:15PM#1 Pansies2 - 2#3 HurricanesMSC 1
#2Oct 29th 8:30PM#2 Hot Shots3 - 1#3 HurricanesMSC 1
#3Oct 31st 1:00PM#1 Pansies5 - 3#2 Hot ShotsMSC 1
U17 Champions: Pansies
Awards will be presented to the Tournament Champions and Finalists (U10 and above)