Below are the forms required to sanction a tournament in Maryland!
- All tournaments requiring sanctioning must fill out ALL of the forms in the "All Tournaments" section.
- If your tournament plans on accepting International Teams, you must fill out additional forms located in the "Tournaments with International Teams" section.
Please read the requirements listed in the Tournament and Games Policies. If you have any additional questions, please contact the Tournament Administrator.
The "Designated Official of Hosting Organization" must be the current President of the hosting organization.
Beginning September 1, 2023, to help ensure adequate referee coverage for MSYSA sanctioned tournaments, only the following assignors may assign referees for MSYSA sanctioned tournaments:
(Last updated: February 7, 2024)
To appear on this assignor list, assignors must sign and submit the MSYSA Assignor Pledge to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tournaments looking to be sanctioned by MSYSA must include language similar to the following within their competition rules and sign the USSF Certified Referee Assignment:
"Team officials are responsible for the behavior of the spectators. Team officials can be disciplined by the referee for failure to control their spectators. The competition authority has the ability to ban a spectator, forfeit a match, or expel a team from the competition for violations or abuse of a referee or the referee crew."
ALL TOURNAMENTS MUST COMPLETE THE FORMS BELOW!
All forms should be scanned and submitted to the Tournament Administrator.
Following the completion of the tournament, please send the Post Tournament Report and scanned check to the Tournament Administrator.
Payment may be made by check payable to MSYSA, and mailed to:
3060 Route 97, Ste 178
Glenwood, MD 21738
Tournaments with International Teams
After completing the requirements for hosting a tournament through MSYSA, any tournament looking to accept foreign teams needs to complete the online Hosting Sanctioning Application administered by US Soccer.
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