Team Fee is $300
Every participant (coaches, players and managers) must be current IWFFA members and in good standing. A maximum of: 22 players (new number), 6 coaches and 1 manager will be allowed for each team roster.
All registration fees, IWFFA memberships and completed packet are due by December 31, 2002 (6 wks prior to tournament).
If it is possible, it is easiest for us, that you collect all your player's memberships and send to us at one time. This way, you know that everyone is cleared and eligible to play. If you have any questions as to who is currently a member on your team, just call us up and we will tell you.
After December 31, an additional $50.00 late fee will be applied.
No teams will be allowed after January 11th.
Cancellation Policy: There are no penalties for withdrawing prior to December 31st and your team registration fee will be fully refunded. After December 31st half the registration fee will be returned. After January 11th, 2003 no money shall be refunded.
All memberships for IWFFA are non-refundable. Players cannot switch their memberships for another player.
Only certified checks or money orders will be accepted and made payable to: IWFFA.
When filling in your player's positions, on the rosters please be complete and accurate
When filling in team shirt numbers, please be accurate
Teams may decide which division they would like to compete in (exception winners from last year's tournament they are automatically bumped up into next higher division.
If 3 or more of your players, have played tackle football during 2002 season you must register in the highly competitive division. We ask that all teams indicate who your tackle players are on rosters - by circling their names. If they are not current tackle players, but have played tackle in past years, please indicate by putting a box around their names (we are trying to create data for team profiles)
Highly Competitive 6 teams
Competitive Division 16 teams
Recreational Division 12 teams
Beginner Division 4 teams
Junior Division (ages 14 - 17) 4 teams
Girls division (ages 8 - 13) 6 teams.
We advice you to send your team registration fee to us, ASAP, to hold your spot in which ever division you are to play in, please call our office to check to make sure the division is still available. Once a division is filled, it will be closed.
Games will be played in a three game tournament format beginning Friday, February 14th
All teams need to be on island and at Meet & Greet, Thursday, Feb 13th 7PM at Grand Resort Host Hotel
IWFFA rules will be used for tournament play (you may go to our website & download: iwffa.com)
Once you have sent your completed registration packet, we will send you confirmation of your registration pack, final details for the tournament, tournament programs and a clean copy of the IWFFA rules, one month prior to the tournament.
We continue to use win / tie / loss record during first round of tournament to advance teams into play off games. Win = 3pts / Tie = 1 pt / Loss = 0 pt.
During play off games, game tie breakers will be used to determine a winner and loser.
The winning team advances and losing teams are out of competition in play-off rounds.
Each team will be guaranteed to play a minimum of three (3) games.
We continue with our Team National / International Ranking system, which teams accrue points according to tournament results: Each win during the tournament will offer 2 pt. / Each tie will offer 1 pt. Teams who win championship for division will receive an additional 3 points / All teams who participate will receive 1 point (regardless if they win or lose any games).
What ever division your team plays in during the Key West tournament, will decide which division your team will be ranked for remainder of that year as your team competes in other IWFFA sanctioned tournaments for the remainder of the year.
#1 Ranked Teams for year 2002, will be awarded during 12th Annual Kelly McGillis Classic.
It is the age of girls on January 1st, which determines their eligibility for their age bracket during the rest of the year.
Fields are located at Wicker Field - Between 14th St. and Kennedy Blvd. on Flagler Ave. and Robertson Stadium on Kennedy Blvd. (two locations will be used)
Expect later games this year, running into the night and under lights
On the main field will be special half-time games for spectators and participants.
There will be special half-time shows for final championship game.
We have women announcing the games for us on the field / web broadcast PLEASE Fill in those Player Profile sheets! We will use this year!
New Officials for This Tournament! - We will be using officials from other states and countries to better the quality of officiating. If you know of good, qualified officials who would be interested in coming to key west to officiate, contact us ASAP so that we may invite them to come officiate.
Following the tournament, will be a team rep meeting on Feb 17th Monday, 5PM Location TBA. Please attend this meeting to offer your opinion and suggestions for future tournaments. In past years, some very major decisions have been made due to the teams participation during this meeting.
Our system to decide All-Stars will be conducted by statistion and not the tournament officials as done in the past. This is a new system we will use to be more objective in deciding these awards.