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Penn Legacy is the travel side of the Hempfield Soccer Club, a 501©3 non-profit organization, which hosts the Hempfield Adidas Fall Classic. Thank you for your support!
Hosted by Penn Legacy/HSC
The invitation followed by the FAQ below, and our rules/format link, provide answers to the most frequently asked questions.
We have addressed additional frequently asked questions including guest players, secondary players, league or playoff conflicts, hotels and more on our FAQ page linked at the bottom of the page below the invitation. Please review all of these web pages and the rules before applying and if contacting us with questions.
Games will be played at locations within a 13-mile radius of 340 Mumma Drive, Landisville, PA. Each team will be guaranteed a minimum of three (3) games (see rules/format document for more info and conditions). Preliminary games will be held all day Saturday, and Sunday morning. All teams have the potential for 8 am games both days. The final games will be held Sunday morning and afternoon. Awards will be given to 1st and 2nd place teams.
Note: U16-U19 Teams should also read the College Showcase Info linked to the left.
Competition will be open to USYS and US CLUB SOCCER "CLUB" teams in the following age groups and divisions.
U-9 - August 1, 2004 and younger, Boys & Girls 8 v 8
U-10 - August 1, 2003 and younger, Boys & Girls 8 v 8
U-11 - August 1, 2002 and younger, Boys & Girls 8 v 8
U-12 - August 1, 2001 and younger, Boys & Girls 8 v 8 or 11 v 11
U-13 - August 1, 2000 and younger, Boys & Girls 11 v 11
U-14 - August 1, 1999 and younger, Boys & Girls 11 v 11
U-15 - August 1, 1998 and younger, Boys & Girls 11 v 11
U-16 - August 1, 1997 and younger, Boys & Girls 11 v 11
U-17 - August 1, 1996 and younger, Boys & Girls 11 v 11
U-18 - August 1, 1995 and younger, Boys & Girls 11 v 11
U-19 - August 1, 1994 and younger, Boys & Girls 11 v 11
Fees for teams by age.
U9 & U10 (8v8) - $595
U11 (8v8) - $675
U12 (8v8) or (11v11)- $675
U13 & U14 - $725
U15 and up - $775
U9-12 teams play 50 min games
U13 and older teams play 60 min games
Payments may be made by check or credit card. Refunds will not be provided to teams withdrawing after accepted teams are posted on Oct 18. There is a 3% processing fee for payments made by credit card which is non-refundable at any time. Checks will only be accepted up to 1 month prior to event. Any open payments thereafter must be made by CC
Note: Deadline to apply is Oct 12 at midnight. Payments may be made by check or credit card. All payment are due within 7 days of application. Deadline for fees for last minute applications is Oct 18. Refunds will not be provided to teams withdrawing after accepted teams are posted on Oct 18. There is a 3% processing fee for payments made by credit card which is non-refundable at any time. Teams applying after Oct 12 will be added to a waiting list. We will notify you if we are able to accept your team.
Please see your email application confirmation and our FAQ page for info regarding hotels.
Teams will be bracketed into one of three divisions:
DIVISION "A" Travel Team - Competitive teams of "Division I" status or equivalent.
DIVISION "B" Travel Team - Competitive teams of "Division II or III" status or new (less experienced) travel teams.
Team selection will be based on league record and league division, past tournaments records-level of play, geographic balance, date of receipt of application and tournament fee, and number of teams applying in each age group. Please indicate on your application your perceived appropriate level of competition (see application).
Note: In order to provide the best competition, the Tournament Committee may combine or eliminate age groups and/or move teams up to the next age group.
Travel teams participating in regularly scheduled league play or Premier teams that participate in a premier league are eligible as long as they belong to their local, state, and national association and have current validated photo player and coaches' passes. DDP Competitive teams in ages U9 and U10 are also eligible. Applications for designated “tournament team rosters” may only be submitted for teams age U13 and up (this means teams U12 and below must participate in either fall or spring league play to be eligible, DDP teams at ages U9 and U10 are also eligible). USYS, US Club Soccer, DDP and Travel Teams with photo player and coaches passes designated as competitive, travel or premier teams are eligible. (Age groups by birthdate are listed within our rules.)
Please complete the on-line Application (opens 7/25) form in full, one per team.
Upon successful completion of the on-line application, you will receive a confirmation e-mail and your registration number. This email will include where and when to mail your entry fee. If paid by credit card you will receive an additional email with a confirmation of payment receipt from the tournament registrar. Credit card payments will incur a 3% processing fee (see details on payment page). Accepted teams will be posted to our website on October 18th.
Please include your Registration Number as the "Subject" of ALL e-mail correspondence relating to the tournament.
For non-credit card payments by check or money order, the payments should be made payable to the Hempfield Soccer Club for the full amount of the tournament fee and a copy of your state stamped and approved or official US Club Soccer roster must be received by the Tournament Registrar within seven (7) days of the application date in order to be considered for acceptance. (see below for mailing address)
Teams not accepted are notified and money is promptly refunded (exception, the 3% processing fee for credit card payments will not be refunded). The Tournament fee is non-refundable after team selections have been announced. Checks will only be accepted up to 1 month prior to event. Any open payments thereafter must be made by CC.
See Rules for details regarding refund policy if tournament games are canceled in full or partially prior to or during tournament due to weather or field conditions, etc.
**A copy of your official approved roster is due immediately following submission of online application. Please scan and email or fax it and include your registration number in the communication.
October 12, 2013: On-line Application deadline. Applications are due by midnight.
October 18, 2013: Tourney fee and state-approved or official US Club Soccer roster deadline for teams that applied on or just before the deadline date. All others should be submitted within 7 days of application.
October 18, 2013: Accepted teams posted online
October 18, 2013: On-line Tournament T-shirt orders accepted
October 28, 2013: Schedules and maps will be posted online
October 30, 2013: Permission to Travel forms due for all USYS teams from CT and NJ, and USYS Region 2. US Club Soccer teams do not need permission to travel. (Please refer to the rules and to our FAQs info linked below for more info regarding permission to travel). Host form is available and linked below if needed.
November 3, 2013: Deadline for On-line Tournament T-shirt pre-orders
November 21 and 22, 2013: Mandatory team registration. Thursday registration is open from 6-8 pm and Friday registration is open from 6–9 pm, at Spooky NOOK SPORTS, 2913 Spooky Nook Road in Manheim, PA 17545 (no exceptions!). No Electronic registration available.
November 23 & 24, 2013: 28th Annual Hempfield Fall Classic Soccer Tournament
Please refer to the UPDATES section of our website for the latest tournament information after teams have been accepted.
PLEASE NOTE: Mandatory team registration: Thursday, November 21 registration is open from 6 - 8 pm and Friday, November 22 registration is open from 6 – 9 pm, at the Spooky NOOK SPORTS, 2913 Spooky Nook Road in Manheim, PA 17545 (no exceptions – all teams must register on one of the two nights!).
Each team must present properly authorized player and coaches' passes with photos, and valid medical release forms for each participant at the time of registration. You may use your current medical release forms. A game line-up sheet and a completed tournament safety form must also be presented. (see forms links below)
Please note: U15 and up teams with 22 on a roster may only dress 18 for each game and game line-ups must be presented to the referee prior to the start of each game. Teams that do not present the roster prior to the start of the game must forfeit the game.
Secondary players are considered guest players and must present primary player passes. Check with your state or governing association to determine if they require completion of a guest player form.
Permission to Travel - USYS member teams from Region 1, except CT and NJ, DO NOT need to provide permission to travel at the Friday Night team registration (* please see info on our FAQ page for details). Teams from CT, NJ and USYS Region 2 must provide their state association's properly executed "Permission to Travel Form." No such permission is required of US Club Soccer member teams. (See our FAQs page for details.)
Click to view our EPYSA approved Host Form that is needed to obtain your Permission to Travel form. Please check with your state or affiliated organization for their requirements.
ALL teams should ensure that they have current and up-to-date team insurance - proof is not needed at Friday night registration.
**Please make checks payable to Hempfield Soccer Club.
The mailing address of the Tournament Registrar is:
Connie Buzzard - Tournament Registrar
1330 Hyde Park Dr
Lancaster, PA 17601
Telephone and Fax: (717) 898-2486 (please call or fax during business hours and ONLY after first attempting to email us. We respond to email promptly.)
Email us! We respond promptly.
Please email Tournament@hempfieldsoccerclub.org
Registration or Rostering Questions?
Please email Tourn. Registrar, Connie Buzzard: HFCRegistrar@hempfieldsoccerclub.org
To contact the Tournament Director
Please email Director, Sarah Thomas: Tournament@hempfieldsoccerclub.org
Please include your Registration Number as "Subject" of ALL e-mails.
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