Red Gen Cup

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The New York Red Bulls 3rd Annual Red Gen Cup will take place on

Sunday June 24th, 2018

 

OVERVIEW

What is it?
It is a fun, festival style small sided games tournament. The event is focused on the importance of developing technical, creative and confident players as opposed to winning at all costs. The Red Bulls approach is to help inspire passion in the next generation of young players.  Through this unique festival concept we aim to give individual players the opportunity express themselves in a fun and challenging environment. The festival is free to enter for youth clubs and each of the boys and girls teams that play at the event will receive an invitation to be recognized at an upcoming Red Bulls home game.

What clubs/teams are eligible?

Youth club teams with players born 2010 and 2009 

How do teams apply?

  1. Enter your team name and info into the entry form found here:  Entry Form
  2. The link will close at 5pm Sunday, June 3rd.

How many teams will participate?

We are expanding the festival to 32 total teams! 

How are teams selected?

We are in a World Cup year so we are putting our own twist on the World Cup Group Draw!  Impress us with your responses on the entry form for best opportunity!

When will we know if we made it in?

The draw will take place the week of June 4th (we'll notify everyone of the exact date).  We'll announce the accepted teams by June 8th.  

Where will Red Gen Cup take place?

Red Gen Cup will be held at the Red Bulls Training Facility in East Hanover, NJ on Sunday June 24, 2018. 

 

EVENT TIMELINE

Age Group

Boys 2009

Boys 2010

Girls 2009

Girls 2010

Check-in

8:00am

12:30pm

12:30pm

12:30pm

Kick Off

8:30am

1:00pm

1:00pm

1:00pm

Closing/Departure

12:00pm

4:00pm

4:00pm

4:00pm

 

TEAM GAME SCHEDULES

Boys 2009:  Game Schedule

Boys 2010:  Game Schedule

Girls:  Game Schedule

 

RULES AND GAME FORMAT

4v4 (No GK)
1
0 min
utes per game
Substitutions on the fly
No offside
No penalty ki
cks
Kick
offs, free kicks, throw
-
ins, goal kicks and corner kicks are
used to start or restart play
(o
pponents should be 10
yards
awa
y
from the ball on all restarts
)
Each field will have an assigned Red Bull field marshall/referee
-
they will police each game.
Their decisions are final!
The players play
-
the coaches coach
-
the refs referee
Parents
-
sit back, relax, and enjoy watching them play!
  • 4v4 (No GK)
  • 10 minutes per game
  • Substitutions on the fly
  • No offside
  • No penalty kicks
  • Kick offs, free kicks, throw-ins, goal kicks and corner kicks are used to start or restart play (opponents should be 10 yards away from the ball on all restarts)
  • If a team goes up by 3 goals, the opposing team can add an additional player, if they score again then, another player can be added etc.
    • If the team behind gets a goal back, they then must remove a player from the field, if score another, then remove another player etc.
      • E.G. if score becomes 3-0, the game is restarted playing 4v5, if score becomes 4-0, the game is restarted playing 4v6, if score becomes 4-1, the game is back to 4v5, if score becomes 4-2, the game is back to 4v4.
  • We will not be posting scores, tallying points etc. the concept of the event to allow players to showcase their abilities in a fun environment.
  • Each team is allowed a maximum of 2 coaches/team managers on the sideline for games.
  • Red Bulls staff will keep the timing of games, all games will start/end at the same time.
  • Final team schedules/rules etc. will be handed to coaches upon arrival in hard copy format.
  • Each field will have an assigned Red Bulls field marshall/referee - they will oversee each game (their decisions are final!)
  • The players play - the coaches coach - the refs referee
  • Parents - sit back, relax, take loads of pictures and enjoy watching them play!

 

ADDITIONAL FAQS

1. How many players from a team can participate in Red Generation Cup?

Teams can register up to 12 players (a minimum of 8 players must attend Red Generation Cup).

2. Do all of the players need to be from the same team?

No, they just need to be from the same club.

3. How many teams per club can play at Red Generation Cup?

Any number of teams may apply.

4. Do I need a coach for my team?

Yes.  If you are a parent willing to put on your best "Jesse Marsch", you'll do just fine coaching within our format.

5. Do we need player cards?

No, but make sure you bring your players!

6. What is the format of the Red Generation Cup?

It will run festival style small sided fields with exact rules and game schedules will be sent to the accepted teams. The event is focused on the importance of developing technical creative and confident players as opposed to winning at all costs. The Red Bulls approach is to help inspire passion in the next generation of young players.  Through this unique festival concept we aim to give individual players the opportunity express themselves in a fun and challenging environment.

 
More Information
E-mail: training@newyorkredbulls.com
Call: 1-888-370-7287
Website: redbullsacademy.com
 
 
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