The Cheshire Soccer Club is pleased to extend an invitation to participate in its Cheshire Invitational Tournament to be played on June 9th and 10th, 2012. This is a sanctioned tournament held under the auspices of the Connecticut Junior Soccer Association, a member of USYSA. The CIT is open to boys' “Classic” (Competition) teams in the following divisions:
Under 10 - born 2001 Under 11 - born 2000
Under 12 - born 1999
Under 13 - born 1998
Under 14 - born 1997
Under 16 - born 1995
Under 19 - born 1992
All ages apply to boys born on or after August 1 of the birth year listed. Entries will be limited to 50 teams this year. As recommended by the CJSA Board of Directors, the Under 10, 11 and 12 divisions will play short-sided games (8 v. 8). All entries will close on April 30 and a notification of acceptance will be sent shortly thereafter. The entry fee is $400 for U-11 through U-19 division teams and $350 for the U-10 division teams. Payment in the form of online credit card is required as part of the online application. Your entrance fee will be refunded if your team is not selected.
The main purpose of the tournament is to promote enjoyment and fair competition. All teams (except U10) will play a minimum of three games - two on Saturday and one on Sunday. Finals will be played Sunday afternoon. U10 teams will play two games on Saturday and two on Sunday.
Rosters will be limited to twenty (20) players in the U13 through U19 divisions; sixteen (16) in the U-10, U-11 and U-12 divisions. All teams must consist of players registered with a team and may play with that team only. Up to three (3) guest players will be allowed provided that they are registered with the same club.
All players (except U-10 division) are required to have a current, valid player pass issued by his state soccer association for registration on Friday, June 10th, 2012. Players without a valid player pass (except U-10 Competition) will not be allowed to participate in the tournament. Teams from outside Region1 (except New Jersey), shall be required to follow USYSA procedures and furnish an approved "Permission to Travel" form upon acceptance.
The awarding of first and second place trophies will follow the completion of the finals. We require that all teams exchange patches or pins at the end of each game. Participation awards only will be presented to all U-10 players. Food concessions and sanitary facilities are available at all field sites. Additional information regarding registration, travel directions, lodging, and tournament rules will be forwarded with the acceptance letter.
If you are entering a team, please complete the online registration form; and provide a roster to our tournament director via email at or by regular mail at the address below. All rosters should be typed or neatly printed and filled out completely. EARLY APPLICATION IS ENCOURAGED!
Please send all paperwork to:
John Mayano, Tournament Director
Cheshire Invitational Tournament
293 Greenwood Drive
Cheshire, CT 06410
For further information, please call John Mayano @203-645-6944 (No calls after 9:00 PM please.) Or email
If you are not currently coaching a boys’ team, please pass this application form to another coach in your club or area who might be interested in participating in an excellent tournament.