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Can I use my club’s medical release for players participating in the Seaside Classic and must the form be notarized?
You can use either the Seaside Classic Medical Release form found on www.seasideclassic.com or your club’s own medical release form as long as the information is correct and up to date. The forms do NOT need to be notarized. You can also download a medical release form from this site as well.
Can I register my team on Saturday morning instead of during the prescribed hours on Friday evening prior to the event?
All teams must register Thursday during the day in the office (148 High St. Wakefield, RI 02879) or Friday evening (same place) during the prescribed hours and at the prescribed location. If you have any difficulties en route to registration, please call the Tournament using one of the contacts noted on www.seasideclassic.com. If you have a game late morning on Saturday you may register Saturday morning at the venue where your first game occurs, 90 minutes prior to start time.
Is a player allowed to dual roster i.e. play on two different teams?
See Tournament Rules. Dual Rostering is permitted but only under the following conditions: a) players must be included on each team's roster at the time of team registration. b) players can only be dual rostered to a team in an older age division. Dual rostering a player to a team in a younger division or to another team of the same age division is NOT permitted. Teams' rosters shall be frozen at the time of registration. Any team using an ineligible player shall be disqualified from the tournament and forfeit their registration fees.
On which fields is my team playing and where are they?
Schedules are posted approximatey one week before the tournament. Check the schedule link available from the "Information" drop-down menu, then select "Schedule/Results" to find the time and location of your games. Games will be played at various venues in 2018. The main venue is located at Ninigret Park, approximately 14 miles south west of URI off of Rte 1 in Charlestown, RI. Another venue is located 22 minutes west at Gingerella Field in Westerly, RI approximately 16 miles west of Ninigret Park; a third venue is located at Tuckertown Park in South Kingstown RI. Assignment of specific fields to games will be published on Friday, July 1st and published via GotSoccer. In the event of a game change, the tournament organizers will make every attempt to contact the team coach or manager. Re-check this site each morning, just in case. Directions for these two venues are posted on this website.
Is the Seaside Classic a patch tournament?
The Seaside Classic is no longer a patch tournament.
How many guest players are allowed on a team?
There is no limit to the number of guest players on a team. An 11v11 tournament team can havs many as 22 guest players (within specified roster limits) as long as they are all on an official signed by state registrar roster. HANDWRITTEN names shall be allowed up to 25% of the maximum roster size e.g. for a roster of 22 you may have 6 guests. If you bring a guest player, he or she must have either our official guest player form or your guest form from your state organization. All guest players must have a current/valid player pass and a completed medical release form. Both of these forms are available for download on our tournament website.
When will schedules be posted?
Schedules are normally posted one week prior to tournament.
Do I have to stay at one of your hotels?
Yes. In order to participate in the tournament, your team must book lodgings through the tournament hotel manager. Information on lodging can be found on this website.
Are there fun activities available outside of soccer in the area?
South County offers many activities from water sports around some of the best beaches on the East Coast to the Wickford Arts Festival. Spend a day on Block Island or travel across the bridge to historic Newport and its famous gilded age mansions. Our website has links to many activities in and around South County.
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