Tournament Directors

Jeff Selby & Lyle Core





Medway Cup Tournament Committee
c/o Lyle Core
5 Short Street
Medway, MA 02053


Tournament Details

Dear Coach,

We are pleased to host the 24th annual Medway Cup soccer tournament to be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9 at the Medway Middle School in Medway, Massachusetts. The Medway Cup has hosted teams from across Massachusetts and New England. In accordance with MYSA rules, we will provide non-result-oriented play for U8 and U10 teams (7v7) and a more competitive level for U12 (9v9) and U14 (11v11) teams. New this year, we will offer 11v11 play for the U14 age bracket.

Team Requirements:

Any town travel, recreational or intramural teams will be accepted. Teams may be assembled for this tournament provided that all players are currently registered with their appropriate state association. Premier, club, and state select teams are ineligible.

Age Brackets:  NEED TO FIX DATES

  • Girls or Boys U8 born 8/1/2006 & younger
  • Girls or Boys U10 born 8/1/2004 – 7/31/2006
  • Girls or Boys U12 born 8/1/2002 – 7/31/2004
  • Girls or Boys U14 born 8/1/2000 – 7/31/2002


Tournament Details:

  • Tournament is held at one venue, for both 7v7 and 9v9 (Medway Middle School complex)
  • On-site registration as well as various concessions
  • This is a patch tournament. Patches are exchanged at the end of each game
  • Every attempt will be made to schedule games within a 3-4 hour period
  • Designated space for team tents and meeting areas
  • U8 and U10 teams (Non result-oriented)
    • 4 guaranteed 7v7 games (Two on Saturday and two on Sunday)
    • Participation trophies for all in this bracket
    • No more than 12 players are recommended per team
  • U12 and U14 teams (Competitive)
    • Minimum of (3) games for U12 (9v9) and U14 (11v11) - Format depends upon number of teams
    • Teams will be bracketed depending on number of teams and skill level
    • Playoffs on Sunday; Trophies awarded to winner and runner up
    • No more than 18 players are recommended per game


Additional Game Information:

  • All games officiated by USSF-certified referees
  • Games consist of two 20-minute halves with a 5 minute half time
  • All coaches should refer to the Tournament Rules and Regulations.
  • Scores to be posted for U12 and U14 teams
  • Schedule information will be posted at  one week prior to the tournament. Any requests or issues regarding scheduling should be made well in advance. Changes to the schedule cannot be made once schedule is posted.


Please note:



Registration Procedure:

  • Complete the registration form
  • $350 entry fee, per team, for 7v7 play
  • $400 entry fee, per team, for 9v9 play
  • $450 entry fee, per team, for 11v11 play
  • Application deadline is September 25, 2016
  • Entry fees will be forfeited if a team withdraws after the September 25th deadline
  • A confirmation email will be sent to you upon acceptance to the Medway Cup
  • Tournament schedule will be posted on website and emailed to all coaches
  • Directions will be posted on our website
  • You can email with any questions/issues at: [email protected]


We look forward to your participation in the 2016 Medway Cup.


2016 Medway Cup Tournament Committee