Turkey Shoot

MSI Turkey Shoot, November 17-19, 2023

The Turkey Shoot will be held the third weekend in November 2023, providing MSI and local areaClassic levelteams a competitive, fun end-of-season tournament. Games will be played on turf fields in Montgomery County.

Who Should Participate?

The Turkey Shoot is for MSI Classic teams and invited Metro-DC area ‘Classic-level’ leagues. Guest players are allowed, up to a maximum of half your roster size. These guest players must be registered with MSI or registered within your league of participation and must be able to show proof of registration with MSYSA or a US Youth Soccer-affiliated club. Roster sizes will be based on the maximum size of the roster used for your fall season.

Schedules:

Teams and brackets Listed here!Updated 11.15.23 The team listed as the ‘Home’ team should provide a match ball and will change jerseys in case of a color conflict with the opposition.
Schedules and Standings can be viewed here and through your LeagueApps account. 

Rosters:

Rosters are not required to be shown to referees at each game, but a roster of players needs to be completed in the team’s LeagueApps account prior to the start of the tournament.

Format:

The age bracket of divisions is determined based on the number of teams registered, but will not be combined with more than one year older. All teams will play three games of 30-minute halves over the weekend, 5 minutes for half time. Championship games will be played on Sunday afternoon for the top two teams in each age group. Medals will be awarded to winners and runners-up. Some games are scheduled for Friday evening. Results will be recorded and standings determined on the basis of points awarded per game, 3 points for a win, and 1 point for a tie. Semi-finals (if needed) and final games that end in a tie will result in two 5-minute halves of extra time (no sudden death). Semi-finals (if needed) and final games that remain tied after extra time will be decided by FIFA’s penalty shootout procedure.
  • U9-U10: 7v7
  • U11-U14: 9v9
  • U15 and above: 7v7

Tournament Rules

Click here for Tournament Rules.

Fees:

  • U9 and U10: $370 per team
  • U11+: $420 per team
The price is per team, paying by check. Add an additional 3.65% for credit card transaction fees or 1.9% for bank transfer fees. Refund Policy: if the tournament must be canceled in its entirety, full refunds will be provided. If teams play at least one game, no refunds will be provided (recognizing that there are many fixed costs associated with the event).