Caledonia Cup Tournament Spectator/Parent Information
The Caledonia Cup is sanctioned by the Alberta Soccer Association, the Edmonton Minor Soccer Association and the Scottish United Youth Soccer Club
All matches will be held from Wednesday Nov 10 to Sunday Nov 14th
* Matches run all day Thursday through Sunday *
*Friday no games during the CANMNT Match*
Out-of-Town teams not be scheduled early Thursday morning or Wednesday
This will be a great weekend of soccer! The Edmonton Scottish United Soccer Club looks forward to hosting you with everything you need provided on site.
Restriction Exemption Program in Effect
TWO spectator per player limit in the Dome. Plus accompanying children under 12 years of age.
Players under 18 participating in matches do not need to provide proof of vaccination at this time.
Anyone 12+ will be required to provide documentation to:
-enter the Dome as a spectator
-be seated in the Clubhouse
-use the restrooms inside the clubhouse.
Washrooms located in outside trailers are available.
Anyone over 18 will be required to provide valid personal identification along with proof of two dose vaccination at least 14 days prior or negative privately paid rapid test (a Health Canada approved antigen, rapid PCR or lab based PCR result)taken within 72 hours of entry or original documentation of medical exemption to enter any and all of the facilities. Self-tests are not sufficient evidence to support entry. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Masking is required by all attendees at all times. Players can remove their masks only when on the playing field and must re-mask when on the bench….
Have your vaccination records ready while in line to speed up the process for all.
Dressing rooms will not be available.
ONLY WATER ALLOWED IN THE DOME. No other food or beverages allowed to protect the turf.
Spectators & Facility Passes
Dome entrance can be accessed via the Clubhouse breezeway.
Enter the Dome via the North revolving door and exit via the South door.
Spectator and players are to observe clockwise movement and use the one way red track to access fields.
Spectators are not to cross through the centre of the field.
Entry to the Dome is $5 per day or $10 weekend passes are availing the clubhouse bar. Weekend passes are transferable. Bring cash for speedier entry.
Dome Season passes already purchased are valid for entry during tournaments.
Vaccination records will be checked at the door. Have your records ready to speed up this process for all.
Pre-Match Player Check In
Teams must check-in with the Tournament Marshal at the Tournament Player Card Check Station at least 30 minutes prior to the time their match is scheduled to begin. At this time, player equipment will be inspected, player cards checked versus tournament rosters and any other necessary instructions given.
Any players or officials not on the gamesheet or without an official player/official card will not be allowed on the pitch or technical area.
Teams without official player cards will be allowed to show identification (passport, drivers license..). Identification must have a photo of the individual.
All matches will be played at:
EDMONTON SCOTTISH SOCIETY FIELDS / EDMONTON SOCCER DOME:
Parking is available at the grounds. Please obey all parking lot attendants and signage. Any cars parked outside designated public parking areas will be towed.
Absolutely no parking in staff spots, in the drop off / turn around loop and the emergency access road between East and West lots.
Scottish fields have an overflow lot on the West side of the complex. Access is through the main lot off Ewing Trail. Please note the 5km/hour speed limit on the thru-road. This is for the safety of all the guests and their children.
The parking lot is a busy place with young children in tow. Please schedule enough time to find a parking spot and get to your match in good time.
On Site Amenities & Activities
A First Aid supplies, defibrillator and ice are available on site.
The Clubhouse Concession and Bar (kid-friendly) will selling food items, popcorn, candy, beverages,and more.
Our Facilities are following the Restrictions Exemption Program. Anyone 12+ seated in the Clubhouse will be required to provide documentation.
There will be an ATM machine on site.
Onsite parking (but as with any tournament, carpooling is suggested if possible).
A no smoking policy is in effect on the grounds.
***No dogs are allowed into the park***
This policy will be strictly adhered to and there will be no exceptions. Please ensure no one from your team brings a dog as we do not want dogs in cars in the parking lot.
Award Presentations (Medals)
Gold and Silver Medals will be presented to the winning teams directly after the final games have been played and results have been confirmed by tournament organizers.
Teams and individual players will then have the opportunity to take photographs with the Caledonia Cup Trophy.
All medal presentations will be at the tournament site.Your team will be informed of the medal presentation location directly after match completion.
*Spectators be mindful of matches being played and keep of the fields while medals are being presented.
Parents / guardians of gold medal team stand on the right side of the presentation area: silver medal on the left.
Conduct on and off the Field
Any person on the Tournament Grounds will be expected to behave is a respectful manner conducive to a family event.
The Caledonia Cup tournament has zero tolerance for inappropriate behaviour by or towards officials, coaches, players, spectators, parents, volunteers and staff. Any person behaving inappropriately will be required to leave the premises immediately. In extreme circumstances teams may be expelled from the tournament.
Teams and/or individuals will be held financially responsible for any damage done to any of the facilities or grounds associated with the tournament.
***Game times, location and opponents subject to change***
Scores are posted as soon as available, but subject to change in the event of a review
Rules of Play
This tournament will adhere to IFAB Laws of the Game and current ASA Rules.
The Caledonia Cup Tournament shall abide by ASA Governance Documents, including the By-Laws, Governance Policies and Rules & Regulations.
For IFAB/ASA U13-U19 11-a-side 2021 Laws of the Game:
Each game shall consist of two 25 minute halves with a 3-minute break at halftime.
Tournament officials have the right to shorten game times for scheduling purposes. Every effort will be made to retain official game lengths.
Referees will be instructed not to add time to a match except under the most extenuating circumstances. However, all matches will be terminated not less than (3) minutes prior to the scheduled start of the next match.
Teams must be ready to play exactly at game start time.
Tie Breaking Procedures
1-Fair Play (see below)
2-Head to Head
FAIR PLAY TIE BREAKER
Intended to promote the spirit of fair play, and respect for the Laws of the Game, the opponent, the game officials and acceptance of their decisions, and maintaining decorum under all circumstances.
Fair Play deductions start when a team arrives at the venue 30-45 minutes before a game and ends when the team leaves the venue.
‘Team’ includes all players, coaches and other team officials. Teams are also responsible for the behaviour of their spectators, and any extraordinary spectator behaviour may factor into Fair Play point decisions.
The first tie breaker will be in favour of the team with the fewest accrued points in all games.
Fair Play Tie Points:
Fair Play deduction points are assigned by match officials and tournament organizers as follows:
Yellow Card: 2 points
Red Card or Expulsion: 5 points
Team refusing to complete a game: 5 points
All other incidents will be judged by tournament organizers.
Round Robin games may end in a tie. Refer to tie-breaking procedures to determine the winner.
All medal games require a result. Medal games that are tied at the end of regulation time will proceed directly to a Shoot Out (Penalty Kicks) to determine the winner.
Red Cards & Ejections
A coach, team official, or player receiving two cautions (yellow cards) in a single match is considered to have been given an ejection (red card) for the purposes of deducting points for the tournament competition.A player who has been ejected (sent off), shall not be replaced (team plays down a man for the remainder of the match).
Any player or team official receiving 3 yellow cards during the tournament duration will be awarded a red card and must not play the following match. In this situation the team does not play down a man.
If in the opinion of the Centre Referee, a match must be terminated for misconduct by players, team officials or their spectators, the offending team forfeits that match and will be suspended from further play in all remaining matches which would be forfeited. Previous points earned and any right to a refund, awards or other consideration will be forfeited. In addition, the home league and governing Association will be contacted.
Any verbal abuse directed at committee members, referees or other volunteers will also result in suspension and ejection.
Referees have complete authority during all matches and will not allow abusive or profane language, threats of any kind or any style of play that detracts from the Game of Soccer.