2017 Phillips 66
RIMLAND CHALLENGE

Tournament Registration

August 11-13, 2017
Bellingham, Washington
Phillips 66 Soccer Park

Sponsored By:

2016 Champions

Phillips 66 Rimland Challenge

Tournament Registration

Open Feb 15, 2017

  • When: August 11-13, 2017

  • Tournament Registration Deadline: July 24, 2017

  • Where: Northwest Soccer Park in Bellingham, Washington

  • Entry Fee: U10-12 $525.00 and U13-19 $575.00 Deadline: July 24, 2017

For any questions about the tournament please contact Lance Calloway 360.255.5007

Whatcom Sports & Recreation, along with Phillips 66, is proud to sponsor the 2017 Rimland Challenge. This tournament will focus on bringing  high level of boys’ and girls’ teams, between the ages of 10 -19, throughout the Western United States and Western Canada to the Phillips 66 Soccer Park.

Tournament Details

Phillips 66
RIMLAND CHALLENGE DETAILS

2017 Tournament Registration
2017 Tournament Schedules
Referees
Tournament Rules
2017 USSF Sanction Approval

Tournament Dining and Lodging Specials

Directions To Fields:

Phillips 66 Soccer Park
Ferndale HS

Field Maps
Phillips 66 Soccer Park Field Map
Ferndale High School Field Map
Philips 66 Soccer Park Facility Rules

2016 Rimland Challenge Results
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Tournament Location: Phillips 66 Soccer Park, 5238 Northwest Drive, Bellingham WA 

Please follow the following registration procedure to apply–please scroll down and read instructions completely:
  1. Complete the online registration. On-line registration here
  2. Please pay using check, money order or cashier’s check in US Funds or pay on-line with a credit card. If paying by check please make sure to include your online registration number on your check and payable to WSR (Whatcom Sports & Recreation).
  3. Payments must be received by July 24, 2017 to Rimland Challenge Tournament, 1225 Civic Field Way, Bellingham, WA 98229. Please note that the tournament at a particular age group may fill up prior to the deadline date and we cannot guarantee acceptance the closer to the deadline of July 24, 2017
  4. Application is not complete until payment is received at the tournament office.

Please note: Out of Washington state teams are required to obtain appropriate travel papers from state or provincial association.

CONCUSSION COMPLIANCE

PLEASE NOTE: All players are required to be in concussion compliance per Washington State Law. If you are an Washington team, your final roster must reflect concussion compliance. If your squad is from outside of Washington, you must have a signed copy of the Concussion Compliance Informed Consent form for each player available for review at check-in. Please select from the list below for Concussion Compliance Informed Consent form.

Entry Fee: U10-12 $525.00 and U13-19 $575.00 per squad in US funds. Checks or money orders need to be made payable to WSR (Whatcom Sports & Recreation). Team’s applications are not considered complete until fees are paid in full. Entry fee refunds shall not be made after July 24, 2017. We will continue to accept applications after the deadline date if there is space available, otherwise your check will be returned and you will be placed on a waiting list.

Tournament Location: Phillips 66 Soccer Park, 5238 Northwest Drive, Bellingham WA and potentially at Ferndale High School depending on the number of squads attending. The Phillips 66Soccer Park is one of the finest soccer complexes in the Northwest, featuring a fully equipped concession building and restroom facility, two lighted turf fields, and 31 acres of lush green grass with a breathtaking view of Mt. Baker. The Phillips 66 Soccer Park is located in Northwest Washington State, just 10 minutes from downtown Bellingham and 20 minutes from the Canadian border. Ferndale HS, located 5 minutes away from Phillips 66 Soccer Park, will have 3 high quality grass fields which may be used in the event of the number of teams applied. This region offers spectacular sightseeing opportunities from the mountains to the sea. Hotels, shopping and entertainment are only minutes away.

Acceptance: The Phillips 66 Rimland Challenge is focused on providing high level tournament competition for both girls and boy’s squads. In an attempt to provide the highest level of competition teams will be accepted based on: 1) Out of state 2) Overall team strength 3) Previous tournament history. The Rimland Challenge strives to create equitable levels of competition and if we have enough teams we will form a second tier bracket within an age group.

Format:  The Rimland Challenge divisions are established to attempt to field the strongest levels of competition possible. Where applicable we will attempt to have two divisions PREMIER (upper level) and COPA (lower level) at each age group to provide appropriate levels of competition. Teams will play in a four team matrix whenever possible and be guaranteed at least three games.U10 & 11 will play 25 minute halves. U-12-U14 will play 30 minute halves and U15-U19 will play 35 minute halves. U10 teams will play 7v7 on a 30 yd x 50 yd field & U11 &U12 teams will play 9 a-side on a 50 yd x 90 yd field. U13-19 will play 11 a-side on full size fields. The U18/19 age groups will be a combined age group. We reserve the right to combine or modify age divisions should the need arise to balance competition.

Canadian Division Level
BCSPL
Metro & Gold
Silver & Rep A
WYS
RCL 1
RCL 1 & 2
RCL -3, 4, 5 & WSYL 2
Division to Apply for:
Premier – Upper Level Play
Premier – Upper Level Play
Copa – Lower Level Play

Schedules: We anticipate schedules to be available no later then July 31, 2017. We try to accommodate all requests for late games on Friday. However, this is not always possible. Please be prepared to play a match as early as 2 PM on Friday afternoon. All teams will be scheduled to play one game on Friday and two games on Saturday. Semifinal and finals will be played on Sunday.

Awards:  1st and 2nd place winners in each division will receive individual awards and one team award. All rostered players and coaches will receive tournament mementos.

Withdrawing from the Tournament: After July 24, 2017, teams wishing to withdraw from the tournament must notify us in writing. There will be no refunds issued to teams withdrawing after July 24, 2017.  Prior to July 24, 2017, teams wishing to drop out must notify us in writing; refunds will be issued less a $35.00 handling fee.

Age Groups for 2017:

Age Group:
Under 10

Under 11
Under 12
Under 13
Under 14
Birth Date:
Born in 2008
Born In 2007

Born In 2006
Born In 2005
Born In 2004
Age Group:
Under 15

Under 16
Under 17
Under 18
Under 19
Birth Date:
Born In 2003
Born In 2002

Born In 2001
Born In 2000
Born In 1999
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