Hulmeville Soccer Club: John Hess Tournament

Thursday, September 19
2013 John Hess Tournament

The Hulmeville Soccer Club (“HSC”) invites your club to compete in the HSC 2013 JOHN HESS MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT.  The 2013 Tournament will be a 1 day Saturday tournament with a rain date of Sunday for three consecutive weekends as follows: 

November 23rd (rain date Sunday November 24th) -  Boys Under-8 and Under-10

November 30th (rain date Sunday December 1st) - Girls Under-8, Under-10, Under-12, Under-14, Under-16, Under-19

December 7th (rain date Sunday December 8th) Boys - Under-12, Under-14 Under-16, and Under-19 

The Tournament is a bracketed round-robin competition with awards presented to the first and second place teams in each division. HSC Tournament patches are also presented during the preliminary round.  Swapping Club patches between Tournament participants is a tradition at HSC’s JOHN HESS MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT. All teams are guaranteed at least 3 games. 

There are a limited number of openings in each division.  Clubs are encouraged to pre-register by sending an e-mail to  A Tournament application and Tournament rules are attached.  The entry fee is $225.00 (U8-U12) and $275.00 (U14-U19) per team. 

Tournament eligibility criteria are as follows: 

1.    Travel teams are not eligible.

2.    Any player whose name was included on ANY travel team roster, whether it be for your Club or any other Club, after August 1, 2013 is not eligible for participation in this Tournament. 


NO TRAVEL PLAYERS ARE PERMITTED (IN OR OUT OF SEASON) The Under-8 and Under-10 divisions will follow the 8 v 8 format with a roster size of up to fourteen players.  All other divisions will follow the 11 v 11 format with a roster size of up to eighteen players. There will be no exceptions to these standards. Amended rosters must be submitted before play begins. No changes will be allowed once games have started.  Players may only play for one team during the tournament. Questions about the Tournament should be directed via e-mail to or by telephone at 215-757-7037.  

Thank You, 

Dino Cieri

HSC Tournament Director

Handout: Application