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CONTEST Rules & Guidelines
 Rules & Guidelines for Tournament Contests

Team Costume, Team Scarecrow & Team Pumpkin
 
 

 

 

TEAM COSTUME GENERAL RULES & INFORMATION

  • The Team Costume Contest is open, at no additional cost, to all teams participating in the Almaden Halloween Classic tournament, no matter what age you are.
  • Each team may enter only once.
  • This is not an individual contest, but a TEAM. For teams U9 to U11, you must have a minimum of 8 player entries to make up a team for judging purposes. Teams U12 and older must have a minimum of 11 to enter.  Coaches in the picture are a Bonus!
  • We encourage teams to consider the creativity of homemade costumes. 
  • It’s a FAMILY costume contest and intended for fun.  Please, no profanity or adult-themes.
  • You can enter the contest by presenting your team to the judges at the tournament HQ booth upon team check-in or during the HQ booth hours of 7:30 am - 3:00 pm on Saturday, 10/26.
  • Judging panel will evaluate and determine awards based on the following categories:
    • Most original team costume
    • Most creative team costume
    • Best homemade team costume
    • Best referee costume  (only referees eligible)
  • Please note that standard uniform policies must be adhered to:
    • players must have matching uniform
    • pleayers must have unique numbers
 

TEAM SCARECROW CONTEST RULES & INFORMATION

  • Teams must provide and present their own scarecrow to the judging table (Tournament HQ booth) on Saturday, October 26th for judging.
  • Team scarecrow will remain at the judging table through the end of tournament day on Saturday, October 26th, for display and must be removed from the team before the end of the tournament - by 3 pm on Sunday, October 27th.  Any scarecrows left at judging table beyond this time will be discarded.
  • Team scarecrow can be decorated in any theme (ideas include team costume, seasonal or silly)
  • Team scarecrow must be clearly labeled with team name and contact information to be eligible for judging
  • It’s a FAMILY costume contest and intended for fun.  Please, no profanity or adult-themes.
  • One (team) winner will be selected by judging panel and winner announced and awarded with trophy on Sunday, October 27th
 
 

TEAM PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST RULES & INFORMATION

  • Teams may present one (1) carved pumpkin, no larger than 10 pounds, to the judging table (Tournament HQ booth) on Saturday, October 26th for judging.
  • Team pumpkin will remain at the judging table through the end of tournament day on Saturday, October 26th, for display and must be removed from the team before the end of the tournament - by 3 pm on Sunday, October 27th.  Any pumpkin/s left at judging table beyond this time will be discarded.
  • Team pumpkin must be clearly labeled with team name and contact information to be eligible for judging
  • One (team) winner will be selected by judging panel and winner announced and awarded with a trophy on Sunday, October 27th.
 
 
JUDGING AND AWARDS
  • All entrants will be judged by a panel of judges assigned by the Tournament Director.  Judges will score pictures on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the highest in the following categories (and are subject to change):  Most original, most creative, best homemade and referee costume.
  • Prizes will be given to the winner of each category as well as a handful of honorable mention prizes.
  • You may incorporate your club uniform into the costume, but the Judging Committee will not be given Team Names to prevent Club Bias.

 

IMPORTANT LEGAL INFORMATION:

  • The judges shall have the sole authority and discretion to select the winners.
  • By registering, all Halloween Costume Contest participants agree to let the Almaden Halloween Classic, the Almaden Valley Youth Soccer League (AVYSL) and its managing members use their images for promotional purposes, both photographs and video.

 

 


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