La Roca Cup

La Roca Cup 2017

Over 260 top-level teams from Utah, Wyoming and Idaho will be competing on the state's elite fields at the Salt Lake Athletic Complex during the four days of La Roca Cup 2017 games.

2017 Game Schedule

DATES: Wednesday through Saturday, July 19-22, 2017

LOCATION: Salt Lake Regional Athletic Complex is the new venue for La Roca Cup. The Inter-mountain West's elite soccer complex allows for one location for all games with nighttime play under the lights. The complex is comprised of 16 natural grass, manicured, sand-based fields, six of which have lighting. Concessions, restrooms, playing fields and parking all at a single location. Map to fields here: 2280 N. Rose Park Ln, Salt Lake City, UT 84116

RAC Master Field Map

FORMAT: Each team will play a minimum of three games. Pool play will be scheduled Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with final games on Saturday. Games will be scheduled between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. Saturday games will be completed by 5:00 p.m.

AGE GROUPS: Teams must register for the 2017-2018 age groups. If a team played in the U14 age group in the spring 2017, they will be placed in the U15 age group for the La Roca Cup.

TOURNAMENT APP: New this year is La Roca Cup Mobile App, featuring all tournament information. Click the links below.

iTunes App

GooglePlay App

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La Roca Cup Age Chart by Birth Year

Age Birth Year Age Birth Year
U7 2011 U13 2005
U8 2010 U14 2004
U9 2009 U15 2003
U10 2008 U16 2002
U11 2007 U17 2001
U12 2006 U18 2000
U19 1999

Check-in and Other Important Information

Tournament Specs: The following chart details tournament specifications for every age group:

AGE GROUP SPECIFICATIONS CHART copy

Placement of Teams: We have made every effort to place teams in their desired division; however, in some age groups, divisions were combined in order to better align brackets.

Schedules: We are carefully trying to avoid coaching conflicts and making our best attempt to accommodate special requests. It is strongly recommended, however, that each team have an assistant coach on the roster.

Rosters: Even though you registered for the La Roca Cup in Got Soccer, we will be using UYSA Affinity Tournament Rosters in order to ensure all players and coaches are properly registered for the 2017/18 soccer year. Instructions are provided below for creating an Official Tournament Roster in Affinity.

Check-In: Tournament check-in will take place one hour before your team’s first scheduled game at the tournament headquarters, which will be located at the south end of the RAC.

Required Documents for Utah Teams: The following documents will be required at tournament check in:

  • 6 copies of the Official Tournament Roster created in Affinity (instructions below)
  • Signed UYSA Participant Registration Form (contains medical release) for EVERY player, including guest players and tournament only players
  • For all guest players: Specialty Player Action (link to form below) AND UYSA Participant Registration Form
  • For tournament only players: laminated UYSA player card AND UYSA Participant Registration Form

Required Documents for Out of State Teams: The following documents will be required at tournament check in:

  • An Official Tournament Roster from league registrar
  • Laminated photo cards for all players and coaches
  • Player registration/participation form with medical release for EVERY player, including guest players
  • For all guest players: Specialty Player Action form (link to form below) AND player registration/participation form with medical release

Team Benches: Team benches are provided by the RAC for all teams.

Shade Canopies: The La Roca Cup DOES NOT provide shade canopies for teams. Any canopies erected for teams must be anchored by sand bags or water buckets; NO STAKES ARE ALLOWED.

PLEASE SHARE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WITH PARENTS:

Mobile App: Our La Roca Cup mobile app will be a useful tool for parents, players, coaches and team administrators. It will contain schedules, results, a map of the RAC, promotional information, etc. Please encourage your parents to download it at

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/la-roca-cup/id1195664319?ls=1&mt=8

GooglePlay: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.app_larocacup.layout

Concessions: Please support La Roca teams that are fundraising by purchasing Jamba Juice and other concessions at the RAC.

Parking: Please be aware that parking regulations will be strictly enforced at the RAC. Arrive early to find parking. A new overflow parking area will be open off the north entrance of the RAC.

Shade Canopies: Any canopies erected must be anchored by sand bags or water buckets; NO STAKES ARE ALLOWED.

Tournament T-shirts: Scoreboard Sports will be selling customizable tournament t-shirts and other merchandise, including La Roca fan gear, at their on-site trailer.

Team Photos: CEC Photography will be on-site taking team photos to create premium 8x24” posters. Watch for their photographers at your games Wednesday and Thursday.

Please contact me if you have any questions. An email will be sent to all team contacts announcing the publication of the schedule.

Wendy Kenney

La Roca Cup Director

larocawendy@gmail.com

801-510-7254

FORMS:

Specialty Player Action Form (https://usys-assets.ae-admin.com/assets/985/15/specialty_player_action_2011-2.pdf)

UYSA Participant Registration Form (https://usys-assets.ae-admin.com/assets/985/15/Participant%20Registration%20Form.pdf)

HOW TO CREATE AN OFFICIAL TOURNAMENT ROSTER IN AFFINITY:

  1. Go to www.utahyouthsoccer.net.
  2. Login in under Member Login which is located on the top right hand of the UYSA homepage.
  3. You will now be on the “My Account” page. Click the Teams tab, click on the “Team Info” link to the right of the team name.
  4. Click on the Tournament Roster tab, and then “Create New Request”.
  5. Fill out tournament information with the following:

Tournament Name: La Roca Cup 2017

Soccer Federation: UYSA

Event Start Date: July 19, 2017      End Date: July 22, 2017

City: Salt Lake City      State: Utah      Postal Code: 84104

Director First Name: Wendy             Director Last Name: Kenney

Director Phone: 801-510-7254

Email: larocawendy@gmail.com

  1. Click on “Save”.
  2. Next, click on Roster below the Tournament Roster tab. You can delete administrators and players by clicking on the red X next the admin/player’s name. To add a guest player, click the Add Player/Admin Inside Org at the bottom right hand side of the screen. Choose the Roster Role from the drop down and enter the ID Number and click “Save & Continue.” Jersey numbers can also be added along with player positions on the roster page. Always click “Save & Continue” after each addition or change.
  3. Click “Save & Continue.” Make sure at the upper right next to Status, it says, “Accepted.”
  4. If you add a guest player or a tournament player the status will say borrowed. If the player is a guest player, you must submit a completed Specialty Action Form with their coach’s signature at the tournament check in. If this player is a tournament only player the tournament only card must be submitted at check in. (Specialty Action Form)
  5. Once you’ve made all the roster changes/additions, click on “Submit and Review” on the purple line.
  6. Click on “Submit” and click on the “Submit Application” button.
  7. Click on the “Review” Button, and select “Print Photo Roster” button to print photo roster.
  8. A photo roster will be created with pictures. On the “Select a format” pull down menu at the top, select PDF, then click on “Export.”
  9. A formatted photo roster is now on your screen and can be printed using your print driver.

To make changes to your tournament roster:

  1. Login in to your UYSA account.
  2. Click the Teams tab, then the “Team Info” link to the right of the team name.
  3. Click on the Tournament Roster tab, and then under “La Roca Cup 2017,” click the “Edit Application” button.
  4. Click Roster below the Tournament Roster tab. From this page, you can make any necessary roster changes.
  5. Click “Save & Continue.”
  6. Follow steps 12-14 above to print the photo roster.

Rules

Fees and Hotels

FEES:

U7 (4 v 4) $300

U8 (5 v 5) $400

U9-U10 (7 v 7) $525

U11-U12 (9 v 9) $625

U13-U19 (11 v 11) $725

SPONSORSHIPS: To sponsor the La Roca Cup, please contact La Roca at (801) 825-6040, or larocawendy@gmail.com.

REFEREES: If you are interested in working as a referee at the La Roca Cup, please contact Teri Mills at (801) 451-0194, or refs4u@live.com.

LA ROCA CUP 2017 HOTELS

Hampton Inn Salt Lake City North

2393 South 800 West
Woods Cross, UT, 84087
(801) 296-1211

Rate: $102/night double queen room. Includes hot breakfast.

Cut Off Date: July 5, 2017

Booking Instructions: Please click here to make your reservation on-line.

Best Western Plus CottonTree Inn

1030 N 400 E
North Salt Lake, UT, 84054
(801) 292-7666

Rate: $102/night double queen room. Includes hot breakfast.

Cut Off Date: July 5, 2017

Booking Instructions: Please click here to make your reservation on-line.

Holiday Inn Express Salt Lake City

200 North 2100 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
801-741-1500

Rate: $119/night double queen room ($90 Friday night). Includes hot breakfast.

Cut Off Date: June 30, 2017

Booking Instructions: Please call hotel directly at 801-741-1500 and mention the La Roca group code, LAR.