We have all sizes from Adult Small - Adult 3X. The prices for S-XL are $13.00 and 2X - 3X are $15.00. There will be some available at the tournament in limited quantities. At the tournament, prices will go up.
One order from each team can be submitted to Kari Alvaro (firstname.lastname@example.org). Again, please make sure that she is getting one order form for each team.
The T-shirts will be given out at the State Cup. Please make sure that one person from each team is coming up to get the shirt order for their team. We will be accepting cash or check for the order at the State Cup. Please make checks out to LASA.
VERY IMPORTANT - The deadline for your order form to be turned into Kari is September 27th @ noon. Unfortunately, once this date has passed we will not be able to order additional t-shirts.
The Midwest Regional Homeschool Soccer Championship
May 31st & June 1st 2019
The Michigan State Cup Championship
October 18th & 19th 2019
The Midwest Regional Homeschool Soccer Championship is open to any homeschool high school girls’ only varsity team in the Midwest region. Each club/organization is allowed one varsity team to participate with a limit of 24 players.
The Michigan State Cup Championship is open to any homeschool high school varsity boys’ only team from the state of Michigan. Each club/organization is allowed one varsity team to participate with a limit of 24 players.
Team Roster: Rosters must be comprised of players who are active members of their team or club for the majority of their academic year primary soccer season. Teams competing in the tournament outside of their state’s primary soccer season may include players on their roster who are expected to participate on that team in the next upcoming primary season and who otherwise meet the player eligibility rules.
Games: Each team will be guaranteed four games, weather permitting, with a goal of no more than two games per day.
Insurance/Medical Release: Each team shall have in their possession a signed medical release form for every member of their team (players, student managers, etc.) who participate in the tournament. All players must be registered on the tournament registration site at www.ladragons.net a week before the first tournament game.
Homeschooling: Participant must be homeschooled more than 51% of their classes for the academic year they are playing soccer. Participant must maintain pursuit of their education and the majority of their educational effort must be directed toward home school instruction with a minimum of one subject area not including extracurricular athletic endeavors. [Exception: Each team is allowed two roster positions for players whose homeschool designation is unclear or who attend a school that does not offer the sport of soccer. This must be notated to the tournament director.]
Homeschooled does NOT mean:
Rules of The Game
Duration of Games: All games will employ 30 minute halves. Gold championship games will employ 40 minute halves.
Equipment: Shin guards are required. No jewelry is allowed. Soft casts/splints/braces are allowed. Hard casts/splints/braces are only allowed if covered in bubble wrap, approved by the referees, and with a doctor's note.
Uniform Colors: Home team wears darker color; Away team wears lighter color. Home team changes if the game officials feel the colors are too close.
Tie Games: Pool play games ending in a tie will be scored as a tied game. Playoff games tied at the end of regulation time will be decided by penalty kick procedure. Gold championship games that end in a tie will employ two 7 minute overtime periods (Golden Goal), followed by the penalty kick procedure- if necessary.
Disqualified Team Members: The Tournament has adopted the policy recommended by the NFHS whereby a team member given a red card shall be barred from participating in the next game.
Protests: The tournament does not recognize protests.
Concussion Protocol: The tournament has adopted the following policy based in part on the MHSAA “Suggested Guidelines for Management of Concussion in Sports.”
Lightning: The MHSAA guideline will be used--
Inclement Weather: In the event of inclement weather, the tournament director or tournament committee will have the authority to:
Suspended Games: If a game is delayed or suspended prior to completion of the first half of play, every effort will be made to reschedule the game if it has a direct bearing on advancement within the tournament. Suspended games will restart with the same score and time remaining.
Cancelled Games: Any game terminated after one half of play will be considered an official game and will retain its score at the time of cancellation.
Pre-Tournament Seeding: Teams will be ranked and seeded into pools based on their record and the strength of the game schedule from their most recent season.
Playoff Seeding: Pool play results will be utilized to seed elimination playoff brackets. Championship comprised of only one pool will employ a round-robin system. Pool winners will be determined by points accumulated during pool play.
Pool Play Point System: This point system will be used in Friday’s Pool Play to determine which of Saturday’s Championship flights a team will play in. Pool winners will be determined based on points accumulated during pool play:
[A total of 3 points per match and 6 points total is possible on Friday.]
Tie Breaker: If there is a tie of total points at the end of pool play, the head to head result between those tied teams will determine who moves on.
If the teams in question did not play head to head or they tied each other in pool play, then points from #3 will be added to those accumulated in #s 1 & 2.
If still tied, then points from #4 will be added to those accumulated in #s 1, 2 & 3 to determine a winner/placement.
[A total of 7 points per match and 14 points total is possible on Friday.]
If a tie still exists, then the following criteria will be used (in the order listed) to determine a winner/placement:
A. Pool A penalty kick shootouts will be held at the end of games 7 and 8. Shootout for 1st place will be at Henderson, and shootout for 3rd place will be at the Upper field.
B. Pool B and C penalty kick shootouts will be held at the end of games 9 and 10 at the field where the final pool game is played (provided both teams are available). If a team is unavailable, the shootout will be held 45 minutes prior to the start time of the affected Championship Flight game.
Other Important Items
For additional information contact: