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The 10th annual Golden Gate Cup

We are extremely proud to announce the 10th annual Golden Gate Cup! Come join us for the Premier Floorball Tournament in the US, where teams play at the highest level in North America. We are honored to have been able to host this tournament in Northern California for the past 10 years. This year is extra special as we will have the tournament broadcasted on ESPN, making sure that all Floorball players and everyone who is interested across the US can feel like they are joining in.

If you want to see your team and teammates on ESPN, register now before we run out of slots! This year we have limited the teams to 15 Elite teams and 5 youth teams. The winners of the youth division this year will also get free registration to the US nationals 2020.

This will be an epic battle of new and past US Floorball champions!

The 2018 and 2016 US National champions, Menlo Park will be there. Take this opportunity to play against them and other great teams.

The Golden Gate Cup will be played at Silver Creek Sportsplex in San Jose, CA. This is the same amazing facility as last year.

This tournament is sanctioned by the USA Floorball Association and requires a USA Floorball membership. This is a non-profit event and all proceeds from this event will go to support the US National teams.

USA Floorball membership is required for all participants.

Tournament Location:
Silver Creek Sportsplex
800 Embedded Way
San Jose, CA 95138

Adult team fee:
Early team registration          – before –          09/30/19                           $600.00
Regular team registration                   10/01/19 – 10/31/19          $700.00
Late team registration                            After 10/31/19                   $900.00

Youth team fee:
Early team registration          – before –          09/30/19                           $400.00
Regular team registration                   10/01/19 – 10/31/19          $500.00
Late team registration                            After 10/31/19                   $700.00

Free agents:
Early individual Player Registration          09/30/19                           $100.00
Regular individual Player Registration          10/01/19 – 10/31/19          $150.00
Late individual Player Registration                   After 10/31/19                  $180.00

Disclaimer: there is no guarantee that free agents will be able to join an existing team. Golden gate Cup will do everything in its power to make accommodations to free agents. Teams in need of players are encouraged to work with Golden Gate Cup to find available players.

Schedule:
Preliminary tournament schedule will be released NLT 15 days before the tournament. Final schedule will be posted EOD, November 2.

Date & Time:

Tournament Start:          Saturday,          Nov          9,          9am PST
Tournament End:          Sunday,          Nov,          10,          3pm PST

Preliminary schedule will be posted Nov 2nd at the USA Floorball website.

Check-in and pre-registration:
Friday, Nov 9th,                   7pm-9pm.                                     Silver Creek restaurant

Each team manager needs to submit and confirm final roster at the pre-registration. If not done in person by a team representative at pre-registration, the offending team will start their first game with a 2 goal penalty.

Stick’s, equipment and other perks will be raffled out at the pre-registration.

USA Floorball Level II – Referee clinic:
Friday, Nov 9th,                   9am-5pm                            Silver Creek Sportsplex.

USA Floorball certified referees will conduct a referee training and mentoring class for level 2 referees only.

USA Floorball membership is required for all participants.

Cost:

Early registration fee before:         Oct 1st                           $40
Standard rate between:          Oct 1 – Oct         31                  $100
Late fee:                                    After Oct 31                  $150

Sign up here: GGC_RefereeClinic_2018_Registration

Saturday night reception and recognition awards
Saturday, Nov 10th,                   8pm-10pm                   Location TBD

Come join us after a hard day of play for food, drinks, mingling with fellow Floorball players from all over the US while we recognize those who have contributed to making Golden Gate Cup a success over the years.

Penalty shootout competition:
Players will get an opportunity to compete for a free Floorball stick in the penalty shootout competition midday Saturday.

Awards and recognition:

Sunday, Nov 10th,                   5pm                   Silver Creek restaurant

Awards will be given to teams placing 1st, 2nd & 3rd during the Sunday awards ceremony following the final game at the Silver Creek restaurant.

There will be trophies for Golden Gate Cup MVP, Most goals, Points assists and “biggest hacker”.

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