Tournament deposits for teams are non-refundable. If the tournament is canceled or postponed due to public health reasons, the tournament fee minus the deposit will be offered as credit towards a future event. No refunds will be made in the event of cancelation or shortening of any matches due to inclement weather or unforeseeable circumstances out of the control of the organization that does not relate to the current public health crisis. We will make every effort to use contingency plans to maximize gameplay for all teams.
Coaches must wear masks at all times - not while coaching.
Participants must wear masks when not playing their game.
It is recommended that participants bring personal supplies, such as wipes and or hand sanitizer for use as needed.
No team water coolers or shared drink stations will be provided.
Teams/Players must bring their own designated equipment when applicable.
Player and spectator areas will be designated, and spectators are to adhere to the social distancing rule at all times.
There will be no pre-game or post-game handshakes, high fives, or contact of any kind. Teams are required to exit on opposite sides, or the side they are on, after each game.
Coaches and players on the sideline should maintain social distancing as much as possible, with limited huddles.
Teams waiting to play the next game shall stage at the far end of the field they will be playing on, not lining up behind the bench area of the team playing prior to their game. It is required to allow the team to play prior to fully exit before entering the bench area.
Game play continues in the rain as long as the weather does not interfere with player safety. If there is thunder or lightning, all play is suspended for 30 minutes. Play may resume when the storm clears. The availability of shelter from rain varies by location.
If there is continuous heavy rain, facilities may close the fields. If fields are closed in advance of a tournament’s start time, an email and text alert will be sent to all registered players. An announcement will be posted on the homepage of the tournament website.
Each tournament is divided into brackets based on level of play. Team coaches are asked in advance of the tournament to rank their team’s performance level. This ranking is then used to determine the game day schedules.
Top Threat Tournaments contracts with certified medical trainers for every tournament. The trainer tent is located near the event headquarters tent and is connected to field staff via radio. Trainers are provided access to golf carts to allow for a quick response to any medical emergency.
Each tournament is different and may be played on a different surface. Therefore, parents and athletes should look up tournament information on the website to see what type of surface the game will be played on.