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2019 SHINE THE LIGHT

2019 INFO

The First Annual - Whitecaps London - Shine the Light - All Girls Soccer Tournament

June 22-23

Deadline to Register is May 13, 2019

Registration and Payments are here

Tournament Rules are here

Schedule / Results

Standings

Semi's /Finals

For More information Please email Abbi Lezizidis here

 

Hello Teams,

It’s almost showtime…

Once Again, thank you for taking part in the “Shine the Light” First Annual All Girls Soccer Tournament taking place June 22, 23 - 2019

Since our last communication we have added two additional u14G teams.  We are on Fields 3 & 4 all day and everyday for the duration of the tournament.  Fields 3 & 4 are located at the back of the complex. The registration tent will be located in the middle of both fields.

 

Gatorade,  a key supporter and sponsor of the OPDL will be supplying Gatorade for the athletes (only) at no charge.  The filling stations will be at or near the registration tent. Pls inform the athletes they will require their own bottles to fill.  No cups will be available. 

 

Tender Tootsies is our GOLD Sponsor for the event.  If you require footwear please consider them the next time you’re looking to purchase shoes etc.  https://www.facebook.com/TenderTootsies/

 

Details and deadlines:

 

 

Social Media

  • Whitecaps: Twitter @whitecapslondon – Insta @whitecaps.london  -
  • Ldn Abused Womens Centre – Twitter @@endwomanabuse
  • Hashtag for the Tournament: #shinethelightsoccer.  Pls share the hashtag with the athletes, parents etc.  Lets build a great wall in the cloud.

 

  • Tournament begins with games at 10:00am. 
  • At 9:15am on Sat June 22. We request that all teams with a 10:00am kick off meet in fully dress for game time at the registration desk for opening ceremonies. Of course we welcome any other teams that would like to be there too. 
  • The singing of our National Anthem will be performed by London Police Media Officer – Sandasha Bough. Opening remarks from London Abused Women’s Centre. (Shine the light committee). (15 min). 
  • On Sunday the U13 final is at 4:45PM and the U14 final will be at 6:15PM.
  • The fields are at North London.  - https://goo.gl/maps/UT255UGvPZ18xiX2A - 1225 Adelaide Street - London, Ontario
  • After each match the games marshal will request a suggestion of a MVP from the opposing team.
  • On the same weekend there are couple of food and ethnic festivals taking place. 

 

Teams

 

U13 teams:

LaSalle Stompers

King City Royals

Hamilton United Elite Regional

Cambridge

Georgetown GU13 Red Mustangs

RHSC Raiders Green

Tecumseh Warriors Red

Belleville Soccer Club

 

U14 Teams:

Vaughan Azzurri

Southwest Titans

Caboto Strikers Blue

Whitecaps London

Byron London

St. Columban

 

Any q’s let us know.

 

Thank you,

Abbi Lezizidis 

President - Whitecaps London Soccer Club 

295 Rectory St. London Ontario

519-317-2680. 

2019 REGISTRATION

Shine The Light 2019 - Registration Page

Registration Form - Click Here

Tournament Payment - $525

2019 SCHEDULE

2019 SHINE THE LIGHT SCHEDULE

TIME FLD DIV   Saturday, June 22, 2019 H   V  
10:00 AM NL 3 U13 A   LaSalle Stompers 2006 Girls 1   2 King City Royals 
10:00 AM NL 4 U13 B   Georgetown GU13 Red Mustangs 0   3 RHSC 2006 Raiders Green
11:15 AM NL 3 U13 A   Hamilton United Elite Regional U13G 9   2 Cambridge GU13 WRSL 
11:15 AM NL 4 U13 B   Tecumseh Warriors Red Girls U13 0   3 Belleville Soccer Club
12:30 PM NL 3 U14 A   Vaughan Azzurri 2005 Girls 2   0 Byron SC Yellow 05G
12:30 PM NL 4 U14 B   Whitecaps London U14 Girls 0   4 SW Titans
1:45 PM NL 3 U13 A   King City Royals  4   0 Cambridge GU13 WRSL 
1:45 PM NL 4 U13 B   RHSC 2006 Raiders Green 2   0 Belleville Soccer Club
3:00 PM NL 3 U14 A   Caboto Strikers Blue 3   0 Vaughan Azzurri 2005 Girls
3:00 PM NL 4 U14 B   St.Columban SC 7   0 Whitecaps London U14 Girls
4:15 PM NL 3 U13 A   LaSalle Stompers 2006 Girls 0   3 Hamilton United Elite Regional U13G
4:15 PM NL 4 U13 B   Georgetown GU13 Red Mustangs 5   0 Tecumseh Warriors Red Girls U13
5:30 PM NL 3 U14 A   Byron SC Yellow 05G 0   3 Caboto Strikers Blue
5:30 PM NL 4 U14 B   SW Titans 1   0 St.Columban SC
                 
TIME FLD DIV   Sunday, June 23, 2019 H   V  
10:00 AM NL 3 U13 A   LaSalle Stompers 2006 Girls 3   0 Cambridge GU13 WRSL 
10:00 AM NL 4 U13 A   King City Royals  1   1 Hamilton United Elite Regional U13G
11:15 AM NL 3 U13 B   Georgetown GU13 Red Mustangs 4   0 Belleville Soccer Club
11:15 AM NL 4 U13 B   RHSC 2006 Raiders Green 6   0 Tecumseh Warriors Red Girls U13
12:30 PM NL 3 U14   Vaughan Azzurri 2005 Girls       Whitecaps London U14 Girls
12:30 PM NL 4 U14   Byron SC Yellow 05G       SW Titans
1:45 PM NL 3 U14   Caboto Strikers Blue       St.Columban SC
1:45 PM NL 4 U13 SF 1st U13 A       2nd U13 B
3:15 PM NL 3 U13 SF 1st U13 B       2nd U13 A
3:15 PM NL 4 U14 SF 1st U14 A       2nd U14 B
4:45 PM NL 3 U14 SF 1st U14 B       2nd U14 A
4:45 PM NL 4 U13 FL Final       Final
6:15 PM NL 4 U14 FL Final       Final

2019 STANDINGS

GAMES - UP TO DATE SCORING TABLE            
             
U 13 - GROUP A            
TEAM NAME W T L GF  GA POINTS
LASALLE 1 0 2 4 5 3
KING CITY 2 1 0 7 2 7
HAMILTON 2 1 0 13 3 7
CAMBRIDGE 0 0 3 2 17 0
             
U 13 - GROUP B            
TEAM NAME W T L GF  GA POINTS
GEORGETOWN 2 0 1 9 3 6
RICHMOND HILL 3 0 0 11 0 9
TECUMSEH 0 0 3 0 14 0
BELLEVILLE 1 0 2 5 6 3
             
GAMES - UP TO DATE SCORING TABLE            
             
U 14 - GROUP A            
TEAM NAME W T L GF  GA POINTS
VAUGHN 1 0 1 3 4 3
BYRON 0 0 2 1 6 0
CABOTO 2 0 0 6 0 6
             
             
U 14 - GROUP B            
TEAM NAME W T L GF  GA POINTS
WHITECAPS LONDON 0 0 2 0 11 0
SW TITANS 2 0 0 5 0 6
ST. COLUMBAN 1 0 1 7 1 3

2019 SEMI FINALS / FINALS

GAME TIME: 1:45 PM            
GAMES - UP TO DATE SCORING TABLE            
1ST U13 A vs 2ND U13B            
U 13 - SEMI FINAL (1)            
TEAM NAME W T L GF  GA SCORE
             
             
             
GAME TIME: 3:15 PM            
1ST U13 B vs 2ND U13 A            
U 13 - SEMI FINAL (2)            
TEAM NAME W T L GF  GA SCORE
             
             
             
GAME TIME: 3:15 PM            
GAMES - UP TO DATE SCORING TABLE            
1ST U14 A vs 2ND U14B            
U 14 - SEMI FINAL (1)            
TEAM NAME W T L GF  GA SCORE
             
             
             
GAME TIME: 4:45 PM            
1ST U14 B vs 2ND U14 A            
U 14 - SEMI FINAL (2)            
TEAM NAME W T L GF  GA SCORE
             
             
             
             
GAMES - UP TO DATE SCORING TABLE            
GAME TIME: 4:45 PM            
U 13 FINAL             
TEAM NAME W T L GF  GA SCORE
             
             
             
GAME TIME: 6:15 PM            
U 14 - FINAL             
TEAM NAME W T L GF  GA SCORE
             
             

2019 RULES

Tournament Name - Shine the Light Girls Soccer Tournament – Hosted by Whitecaps London

Important Dates

Application deadline: May 13, 2019

Acceptance emailed:  May 15, 2019

Tournament Competition dates: June 22 and 23, 2019 (Sat and Sun)

 

Online Registration Opens January 27th and deadline is May 13th, 2019 midnight.

Teams needing early acceptance for flight and/or travel plans should request such to abbi@whitecapslondon.ca. All efforts will be made to reply ASAP.

 

Application Procedures

Teams desiring to attend the Shine the Light Whitecaps Soccer Tournament should complete and submit the online application. The Application MUST be submitted online. ATF and Rosters must be emailed to: abbi@whitecapslondon.ca the day of application submission.  Subject place name of team and age bracket.

 

General Information & Online Registration

 

FEES: $525.00

 

Online Registration Opens January 27th and deadline is May 13th, 2019 midnight.

 

The tournament makes every effort to accommodate teams’ coaching conflicts – Please ensure you indicate this in your application (team has same coach as ...). 

 

Very Important: We will not seed teams in this inaugural year of Shine the Light Soccer Tournament.

 

Age Groups & Competition Levels

 

Two Day Tournament - Saturday and Sunday

 

Girls Only Tournament

 

Dates will be June 22, and 23.

 

Minimum THREE games first round robin format. (More details below)

 

u13, u14, u15, u 17, u19 may enter with a maximum of 22 players. Only 18 can be on the bench dressed at any time.

 

Teams must submit proof of affiliation and permission to travel (if applicable). Each team must be registered with a Canada Soccer/Ontario Soccer/District or USA equivalent Roster and must present a valid roster. CURRENT, DULY AUTHORIZED MEMBER PASSES, MEDICAL RELEASE FORMS AND OFFICIAL APPROVED ROSTERS are required for all players participating in the tournament. Non Canadian Teams consult the Rules. All Team Officials must have Valid Member Passes.

 

Awards

 

Team awards will be presented to champions for all levels of competition.

 

Hotel Accommodations

For Accommodations please following this link

 

Contact/Other Information

 

Team Officials may contact us at e-mail abbi@whitecapslondon.ca with questions and you will be promptly answered.

 

Field Location

 

North London Soccer Fields

 

The Tournament reserves the right to change field locations.

 

Disclaimer

Neither the Tournament Committee, Shine the Light organization, Whitecaps London Soccer Club, Hotel Service, nor the Tournament Sponsors are responsible for any expenses incurred by any team in the event the tournament is cancelled in whole or part, or in the event games are discontinued or cancelled due to inclement weather or adverse field conditions, nor will any refunds be made.

 

The Tournament Committee reserves the right to decide all matters pertaining to the tournament. The judgment of the Tournament Committee is final. The Tournament Director has authority to make all decisions and these decisions will be final. All referee decisions are final and binding.

 

Other Information

 

If you have a question that cannot be answered by the above, please do not hesitate to contact us at abbi@whitecapslondon.ca . Thank you for your support of the Shine the Light Girls Soccer Tournament. 

 

We look forward to hosting your team/club and a successful tournament.

 

WHITECAPS LONDON SOCCER CLUB

www.whitecapslondon.com

Our All – Our Honour

 

RULES

 

2019 Shine the Light Girls Soccer Tournament – Hosted by Whitecaps London

 

 

 IMPORTANT – COMPLETE YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY USING THE

“NOTES/COMMENTS” SECTION TO ENSURE ACCURATE INFORMATION IS INCLUDED.

 

 

  1. Laws of the Game:

All tournament matches will be played in accordance with FIFA laws of the game accept as modified herein. All decisions by the Tournament Director are final.

 

2. CONCUSSION POLICY:

Coaches, Match Officials, Medical staff or tournament officials must remove from play an athlete exhibiting the signs and symptoms of a concussion during practice or a game. Once a coach, match official, medical staff or tournament official remove an athlete from a game the decision cannot be overturned. Once the athlete is removed from play for symptoms of a concussion the player, is not permitted to return to play until he or she has been assessed by a physician or licensed health care provider and received written clearance, signed by the physician or licensed health care provider. This written clearance must be submitted to, and approved by, a tournament director before the athlete is permitted to return to play.

 

 

 

 

All Club Soccer teams must be in good standing with their associations.

 

Player Equipment:

 

Teams should bring a primary and alternate jersey of different colours. Where the colour of the jersey is similar or identical, the designated home team (the team listed first in the schedule) will change

jerseys.

 

All players must have uniforms with individual numbers on the jersey. No duplicated numbers.

 

No jewellery may be worn by any player (earrings, watches, necklaces, etc.)

 

Players wearing casts are allowed to play as per Canada Soccer cast policy and approval of the Match Official.

 

Shin guards are mandatory and must be worn at all times by all players.

 

All Match Official decisions are final regarding player equipment. j. 9. Substitutions:

 

Substitutions are unlimited, but may be made only at the following restarts with the match officials permission….See below…

 

Throw-In: For the team in possession. The opposing team may also substitute if and only if

the team in possession of the throw-in wishes to substitute.

 

Goal Kick: For either team. iii. Kick-Off: For either team.

 

When the match official chooses to prevent play from restarting quickly because of player misconduct: For either team, except for a player shown the red card.

 

When the match official chooses to prevent play from restarting quickly because of one or more player injuries: For either team.

 

Player/Coach/Spectator Behaviour

 

Any player ejected from a match will NOT be replaced and will NOT be allowed to participate in his or her team’s immediate next match. Ejection for fighting by players and coaches will result in the player or coach NOT being allowed to participate in ANY remaining tournament matches.

 

Any coach ejected from a match will not be allowed to coach his/her immediate next match. Each Coach is responsible for the conduct of the players and parents on his/her team. Coaches not taking

responsibility for their sideline’s behaviour may be cautioned and/or ejected. Any player or coach ejected or spectator asked to leave will not be within vicinity of the playing field.

 

Per FIFA rules, only players will be shown a card (yellow or red) when being cautioned or sent-off. Two yellow cards in the same match equal an ejection and the player will sit out his/her next immediate match.

Home/Team Field Positions

 

The Home team is listed first in the schedule. The Home team will change

jerseys if there is a conflict. Each team’s players will take a position on one side of the field opposite the

spectators. It is requested that all teams trash be picked up after the game and discarded accordingly

 

Game Balls

 

The tournament provides the official game ball(s). Halftime will be 5 minutes.

 

Half Duration

 

U13 and U14 = 30 minute halfs

 

U15, U17 and U19 are 35 Min Halfs Two 25 minute

 

The official clock will NOT stop for any reason unless in the judgment of the match official:

 

Removing an injured player from the field would endanger the physical well-being of the player, or:

Any game shortened due to injury will be continued at the sole discretion of the Tournament Director

 

Three (3) points will be earned for a win, one (1) point will be earned for a tie and no points are

earned for a loss.

 

Tie games after a semi-final match will immediately proceed to FIFA penalty kicks to determine a winner (no overtime).

 

Final matches resulting in a tie will proceed to two full ten-minute overtimes. If at the end of both overtimes the game is still tied, FIFA penalty kicks will be taken to determine a winner.

 

Where required to break a tie for standings within a division, or for purposes of determining a “wildcard” team, the following order will be used to determine the winner: (Note: If a wild card team

MUST be selected for the playoff rounds, that team will not be assigned to play against the winner of

Its own group in the first playoff round)

 

  1. Goal difference: Total of the net score for each tournament game. Net score of each game = total goals scored minus the total goals scored against, with a maximum differential of 4 goals per game Least number of goals allowed.

 

  1. FIFA penalty kicks. If necessary, these penalty kicks will take place immediately prior to the semifinal or championship match. (The penalty kicks must be taken by players that are on the field at the end of regulation).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forfeits

 

A forfeit shall be awarded if a team is not present and prepared to play within ten minutes of the

scheduled commencement time. The ten-minute allowance shall be made for semi-final and championship matches. Any team forfeiting a match will not be allowed to play in a semi-final or championship match.

 

It is requested that teams be present 30 minutes in advance of the scheduled commencement of a match to aid in the timely start of play. Seven players constitute a team for full 18 player rosters.

 

A forfeit will be scored one for the winner, and zero for the forfeiting team.

 

Inclement Weather

 

Regardless of weather conditions, coaches and their teams must appear at their respective field site, ready to play as scheduled. Failure to appear will result in forfeiture of the match.

 

Only the Tournament Director may cancel or postpone a match. Match officials may suspend a match only. In case of severe weather, in his/her discretion, Tournament Director(s) may cancel any and all games.

 

In case of severe weather that occurs after the beginning of play, the Tournament Director may reduce the length of the match and may discontinue or cancel the game. Should a match be terminated due to weather conditions after 20 minutes of play, the match will be considered official and the score at the time will stand.

 

If a match is terminated prior to 20 minutes of play, every attempt will be made to complete the match. However, if necessary other means, determined by the tournament committee, may be used to determine a winner.

 

Match officials and field marshals will not consider beginning or continuing matches when a lightning and/or Thunder exists as per Canada Soccer Inclement weather policy.

 

NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN IN THE EVENT OF CANCELLATION. Note:  Your online application

constitutes agreement with these rules and this paragraph.

 

Disclaimer: Neither the Tournament Committee, Shine the Light, Whitecaps London Soccer Club, Hotel Service, or the Tournament Sponsors are responsible for any expenses incurred by any team should the tournament be cancelled in whole or part, or in the event games are discontinued or cancelled due to inclement weather or adverse field conditions, nor will any refunds be made. The Tournament Committee reserves the right to decide all matters pertaining to the tournament. The judgment of the Tournament Committee is final. The Tournament Director has authority to make all decisions and these decisions will be final. All match officials  decisions are final and binding.

 

 

 

 

 

Team Contact Information

 

Each team, upon checking in at registration, must sign a ledger sheet giving the hotel where the team is staying, a team contact, the team’s coach or the team’s assistant coach so that these individuals may be contacted in the event that circumstances require such. Be sure your team contact is someone who can be reached at any hour and has a cell phone.

 

All questions for the Tournament Committee should be from the Team Contact/Coach and not numerous parents from the team as this only delays response.

 

Important Notes:

 

Have all player books/cards, official roster, and medical release forms with you at the fields during the

tournament. Although only checked at registration, the tournament committee reserves the right to

check credentials during the event.

 

All Club Soccer teams must have player cards and official roster and be in good standing.

 

The tournament is dedicated to the development of all the players participating, good sportsmanship,

and the “good of the game”. The Tournament Director may suspend, without recourse or appeal, any

players, coaches, or spectators who demonstrate anything less.