2018 State Soccer Tournaments

       

2018 State Soccer Tournaments

Special Olympics Maine is pleased to announce…..
  • Central Maine Soccer Tournament – October 10th, 2018 at Husson University in Bangor.  (Rain date October 11th)
  • Southern Maine Soccer Tournament – October 20th, 2018 at Gorham Sports Center.
Events offered at both competitions are:
  • Individual Skills Contest
  • Tradition 5v5
  • Unified 5v5
Registration deadline is September 21st, 2018
New This Year! All State Soccer registration forms are Google Forms (much like the Winter & Summer Games Registration Process).  This will allow you to complete each registration form electronically with just a click of a button!  Once you have submitted a registration form you will receive an email confirmation.
Coach Education Policy: ALL registered coaches (Head of Delegation, Head Coaches & Assistant Coaches) must have a current certification for the following; Class A Volunteer Screening, Protective Behaviors Course and Concussion Awareness and Safety Recognition Course. You can find these documents/links on our website at www.somaine.org/sports/coachs-corner/become-a-coach/. If not already completed, they MUST be completed by October 1st.
Head of Delegation: This person is responsible for the entire delegation including; athletes, head coaches and assistant coaches. This person will send and receive pertinent information to and from Special Olympics Maine regarding; registration forms, athlete unified partner and coach requirements.
Head Coach Requirements: Every delegation must assign one certified head coach for every sport that they have athletes competing in. This person is responsible for the entire sports team including; athletes, unified partners and assistant coaches. Head coaches will be the liaison between their sports team and SOME.

Medicals & Consent Forms: ALL Athletes must have current medical & consent forms on file at Special Olympics Maine’s State Office.  It is your responsibility to insure that these (2) (current/completed) forms are on file here at our office, for every athlete you plan to bring to the games.  If we already have a medical on file for an athlete and it is less than three years old, you don’t need a new one, unless there has been a significant physical/medical change in one of your athletes.  You may email Mark at MarkC@somaine.org to check on medicals in your file.  We recommend that you make two copies of each medical/release form – keep one file of all medicals in a safe place and have a file with all your athletes’ medicals that travels with you to events.  Blank Medical and Consent Forms can be downloaded by going to our website: www.somaine.org/sports/athlete-resources/.

Rules & Regulations:  ALL soccer rules & regulations can be found on our website by clicking here. 

Directions for Completing the 
2018 State Soccer Tournamnet Registration Forms
(Deadline for ALL forms is September 21st, 2018)
Registration:  All State Soccer Tournament Registration forms are Google Forms (much like the Winter & Summer Games).  This will allow you to complete each registration form electronically with just a click of a button!  Once you have submitted a registration form you will receive an email confirmation.  We understand that this is a new process and at any time if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact our office.
Complete the necessary forms below for each competition you have athletes competing in.
  • Soccer Delegation Registration Form– completed by the Head of Delegation (HOD – person responsible for your team).  Be sure to list all additional coaches/chaperones attending the games. Each Delegation must complete a Soccer Delegation Form for each of the competitions their athletes/unified partners complete in.
General Notes:
  • Don’t miss the deadline (September 21st).
Questions???  Please call us at 879-0489!
Thank you!
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