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Mid-New Jersey League: NPSC Team Game Schedules
 

 

 

Announcements: 

MNJ season League schedules are posted on the MidNJ website "standings and games" tab. They provide assigned game date, opponent and home team. Home team clubs then assign time and field for games. NPSC home game times and fields will be provided by NPSC via email to coaches and/or posted on NPSC website. Contact: .

MNJ Game Card label template is located in the documents section. You can get it here.

See site Home Page weekly for weekend schedule. Posted Wednesday of each week.
 
The MidNJ handbook is available online. Here you will find information on game length, substitutions, required playing time, etc. Please review the handbook prior to the start of the season.

Reminder: Report Game Scores each week. See Team Manager's Toolkit Tab for procedures.

 


It is important to note the following points:
 
  • Once the season starts the schedules below will quickly become out of date. This is the ORIGINAL TEAM HOME game schedule. Any changes to team schedules as a result of reschedule requests or field closing, etc. will not be reflected here.
  • It is up to each team to maintain and update their respective team schedule(s), such as setting up your schedule in an MS Excel file, MS Word document, or using the Event Scheduling feature on the website. Each teams schedule should be maintained with all current home and away game information and should be provided  / communicated to team as soon as available and with each update.  
  • It is up to YOU to communicate with the opposing teams. You should get the contact information for all opposing teams (via People Search feature on MidNJ website) and let them know your HOME game date(s), time(s),  location(s), and field directions as soon as you can.  At this time you should also obtain your AWAY game information so you can complete your Team's season schedule with HOME and AWAY game details.
    • Please also tell your opponents that our home colors are Green/White (or Dark Green), so that they can tell you if you need to change colors for a home game.
    • Include your cell / home numbers and always check the the HOTLINE Number (888) 473-6875 ext 2 for Home game cancellations, or games moving from one field to another. Notify opponents of any game changes immediately.
    • When  providing game details to opponents via email, always request a reply for confirmation of receipt of information. See Team Manager's Toolkit Tab on the Home Page menu for more details and sample emails. 
       
  • All changes to game dates and times for HOME games must come to the Game Scheduler as a request for a change - so fields and referrees can be assigned based on availability. See Game Reschedules Tab.
  • If there is a change made to a team's HOME schedule by the Game Scheduler, the respective NPSC Team Managers and Coaches will get an email notification of the change.
  • Scheduling demands / field availability may require games to be scheduled prior to League recommended start of time of 11:30.

In MNJ League, both Teams pay 1/2 referee fee. Bring NPSC referee checks to each game. NPSC pays as follows for center ref (AR gets half fee of center ref):
Division I (U-19, 18 & 17) $80.00
Division II (U-16 & 15) $70.00
Division III (U-14 & 13) $60.00
Division IV (U-12 & 11) $50.00
Division V (U-10 & 9) $46.00
   

Playing Time: NPSC follows League Rules for required playing time.
 

MNJ The League policy is that all players on the team must play at least 1/4 of the game.  For Divisions V U9/10, MNJ further recommends that all players play one-half the game.
http://www.mnjysa.org/hdbk2005.htm#_Toc97280069
 

 

Game Length:
Division I (U-19, 18 & 17) 45 minute halves
Division II (U-16 & 15) 40 minute halves
Division III (U-14 & 13) 40 minutes halves
Division IV (U-12 & 11) 35 minute halves
Division V (U-10 & 9) 30 minute halves
   
 
In Division V, there will be a stoppage of play for two minutes before the start of the second and fourth “quarters.”
 
  
Note:
  • Prior to season, each team will receive a packet with game cards for each home game to be played.  The scheduled date for each game is printed on the card. 
  • You must use the correct card for the game regardless of when the game is played.  Print team roster on adhesive labels. Two of these labels must be completed for each away game.  The two completed labels should be taken to the game and be affixed to the game card supplied by the home team. 
  • Both coaches must sign the game card at the end of the game to confirm the game's result. 
  • The referee will complete the game report and mail the game card to the MNJYSA First Vice President
 
Sportsmanship-
Set A Good Example - SAGE is MNJYSA’s program to instill good sporting behavior in all who participate in MNJYSA soccer activities.  SAGE requires parents, coaches, and players to sign pledges committing to display proper conduct to Set A Good Example for all our participants.  Additionally, teams registered to play in MNJYSA will appoint SAGE representatives who will be available to monitor behavior at games.  MNJYSA will conduct orientation sessions for SAGE representatives to acquaint them with MNJYSA’s expectations concerning sporting behavior and to provide suggestions concerning how SAGE representatives can help foster that behavior.  SAGE also provides that teams hold meetings to discuss sportsmanship policies of the respective club and preview sportsmanship materials (i.e. videos and/or printed materials establishing guidelines for parents and coaches about what is truly important in youth sports.