SCORES CUP TOURNAMENT DETAILS 

The 2019 America SCORES Cup will be held

on Saturday July 13

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40

located at 353 West Street, New York, NY 10014

Directions to Pier 40:


By Car: Rt. 9A (West Street) to Houston Street, or West Houston St. to West St.


By Subway: Take the following trains to the appropriate station, and then walk WEST on W. Houston Street: 
A, C, E, D, F – to West 4th Street Station.  Walk south on 6th Avenue (against traffic) to Houston Street and turn right, walk west and cross the West Side Highway and enter Pier 40.
1 – to Houston Street.  Walk with traffic on Houston Street west towards the river, cross the West Side Highway and enter Pier 40.

By PATH Train – to Christopher Street Station. Walk west along Christopher Street to West Street (West Side Highway). Cross to the pier and walk south two blocks to Pier 40.
Bus: The M21 and M8 bus runs on Houston Street. Take the bus west and then cross the West Side Highway and enter Pier 40.
Parking: Cars enter Pier 40 from West Houston Street at West Street (the West Side Highway). There is a public parking lot available at Pier 40 which does require payment.  Please see www.pier40parking.com for more information.

Team/Roster Requirements:

  • Games will be 7v7 (6 field players and 1 goalie)

  • A minimum of two (2) female players from each team must be on the field at all times. This does NOT include goalkeepers.

  • The maximum roster size is 15.

  • A minimum of five (5) players must be present at the start all tournament games in order to prevent a forfeit.


Facilities:

  • Restrooms will be available on the playing grounds. They may be porta-potties, so apologies in advance. 


First Aid: 

  • Trainers will be available throughout the tournament to take care of all medical needs.


Uniforms:

  • Official SCORES Cup 2019 team jerseys will be provided; they are to be worn during all tournament games.  


Equipment: 

  • SHIN GUARDS are expected for all players

  • Only molded rubber cleats, sneakers, and artificial turf soccer shoes will be allowed.

  • Anyone wearing screw in or metal studs will NOT be allowed to play!

  • Teams are expected to bring any necessary goalkeeper equipment.

  • Game balls will be provided


Games: 

  • Each participating team is guaranteed a minimum of 3 games.  

  • Play-off games for top teams in each division will be held following the completion of divisional play. 

  • Substitutions will be made “on the fly” (you do NOT need the referee’s acknowledgement to make a substitution).


Food/Beverage: 

  • America SCORES New York will provide water, Gatorade, lunch and snacks during the day.

  • To reduce our impact on the environment, players are strongly encouraged to bring their own reusable water bottles.

 

Photos:

  • America SCORES New York will provide a team photo with the company logo, as well as action shots throughout the day. 

 

Draw Party:

  • All captains and players will be invited to the draw party - venue and date to be confirmed.


After-Party: 

  • Please note that all adult friends and family are invited to attend the after-party at Hudson Hound,  575 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014, within walking distance of Pier 40.

  • Please look for after-party chaperones following the completion of your final match. 


Weather: 

  • The tournament will proceed, rain or shine.