Soccer/Football

Soccer/Football


Soccer
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Dates:
11-15 August 2014
8 a.m.-7 p.m.

Location:
Copley Road Soccer Complex - 1806 Copley Rd. - Akron, OH 44320

Transportation:
METRO RTA Akron
Take the Akron-Cleveland Shuttle to the Robert K. Pfaff Transit Center, transfer to the soccer shuttle.

To learn more about the sport's specifics, click on "competition specifics" and "venue" tabs above.

Soccer/football will be played at Copley Road Fields in Akron. Akron-Summit County sports are hosted by the Gay Community Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation.

 

Dates

11 -15 August 2014
8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Click here to view the Soccer Schedule (revised 8/13/14).

Additional information-

  • Division 1 round robin games are 40 minute halves; medal games are 45 minute halves
  • Division 2 round robin games are 35 minute halves; medal games are 45 minute halves

Venue

Copley Road Soccer Complex

Best GPS Address: 1806 Copley Road, Akron, Ohio 44320

Parking: Free parking at venue

No locker rooms available at venue

Divisions

Women’s Men’s/Mixed
Division 1 Competitive (11-a-side)
Division 2 Recreational (7-a-side)
Division 1 Competitive (11-a-side)
Division 2 Recreational (11-a-side)  

Participation

Each 11-a-side team must have a minimum of 11 players and a maximum of 18 players.
Each 7-a-side team must have a minimum of 7 players and a maximum of 13 players.

Each team may have up to 3 non-playing coaches.

The Gay Games 9 soccer/football tournament is also the 2014 IGLFA World Championships XXI, with players from around the world participating in this tournament. 

Teams registering for Men's/Mixed divisions may have men and/or women players on the team. Teams registering for Women's divisions may have only women players on the team. 

All clubs must be current members of the IGLFA effective the new calendar year of 1 January 2014 - 31 December 2014, are paid in full to Gay Games and must be in good standing.

Participants may compete on only one team.

Medals will be awarded to the top three teams in each gender’s division.

All teams must be current members of the IGLFA in the year of the tournament.  Further information can be obtained from writing to jpobrien@iol.ie. All clubs must be current "Premium Members" of the IGLFA ($100). All referees must be current "Referee Members" of the IGLFA ($15).

Schedule

Click here to view the Soccer Schedule. 

Qualifying matches will be in a Round-Robin format, where each team will play each of the other teams in its preliminary group.

The tournament rounds will be single-elimination.

Rules

The Soccer tournament will be played in accordance with the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and in combination with the Tournament rules of the International Gay and Lesbian Football Association (IGLFA).

Playing time for all matches will consist of two equal halves, with each half being a minimum of 30 minutes for 11-a-side and 20 minutes for 7-a-side, with a five minute half time. Playoff matches may include additional time and must determine a winner. 

Best GPS Address: 

Copley Road Soccer Complex - 1806 Copley Rd. - Akron, OH 44320

Parking: Free parking at venue