Frequently Asked Questions
We tried to cover as many questions as we think you might have!
If you need further information, see contact information below.
What is 3v3?
3v3 is the game everyone is talking about!
It is fun and fast-paced with no goal keepers, no off-sides, and no slide tackles. Each team has a
maximum of six players with three on the field and three substitutes. Matches consist of two
ten-minute halves separated by a two minute break. At the 3v3 Turf Cup teams will play a minumum of 4 games. Prizes will be awarded to U9 and older. Participation awards for all U6, U7 and U8 players. View tournament rules.
Que es 3v3?
3v3 es el juego del que todos estan hablando!
Es divertido y rapido; no tiene portero, no hay fueras de lugar, y no hay barridas. Cada equipo
tiene un maximo de seis jugadores, tres en el campo y tres reemplazos. Los partidos consisten
de dos tiempos de diez minutos y un medio tiempo de dos minutos. En el torneo
"3v3 Turf Cup" todos los equipos tienen cuatro juegos garantizados. Se entregaran
premios a los equipos desde U9 en adelante. Premios de participacion seran entregados a los equipos U6, U7 y U8. Consiga cuatro amigos o compaeros de futbol y forme un equipo!
Presione aque para visitar las Reglas del Torneo.
Who can play 3v3 soccer?
The 3v3 Turf Cup is a soccer event open to players ages 5-15 at all skill levels. Youth players must be registered with STYSA or US Club. The divisions are: 5-15 year olds (Recreational), 7-10 year olds (Youth Academy) and 10-15 year olds (Competitive).
Who can coach?
Anyone can coach and we strongly encourage you to enter a team. The primary job of the coach
is to cheer on the players, make substitutions and get the team to the correct game time and field.
It will be very simple, fun and rewarding!
How do I determine which age bracket is appropriate for my team?
Teams should be registered in the age group category of the oldest player on the team, even if players’ ages span more than one age group. (See age chart below)
August 1, 1998 to July 31, 1999
August 1, 1999 to July 31, 2000
August 1, 2000 to July 31, 2001
August 1, 2001 to July 31, 2002
August 1, 2002 to July 31, 2003
August 1, 2003 to July 31, 2004
August 1, 2004 to July 31, 2005
August 1, 2005 to July 31, 2006
August 1, 2006 to July 31, 2007
August 1, 2007 to July 31, 2008
How do I register for the tournament?
Go to www.texasrush.com and select the ‘Registration’ tab on the left of the webpage. Next, select
the registration category ‘2013 3v3 Turf Cup’, and then follow online instructions.
*The contact person (person who registers the team) accepts waiver responsibility for their
entire team during the online registration process. Payment using Visa, MasterCard or
Discover is required during registration.
- Information needed to complete team registration
- Players’ name
- Players’ date of birth
- Players’ contact information
- Players’ ID# (see below on where to find)
What is a player identification number and where do I find it?
Player identification numbers (ID#) can be found on team rosters and/or player cards. The team coach or team manager can provide this information for their players.
What do I do if I cannot locate the number?
Please contact your club registrar to obtain your player ID number.
What if a player is not registered with a soccer club?
All players must be registered with STYSA or US Club Soccer. Any player not registered through either of these organizations, must complete a registration form and pay a registration fee of $15 for U10 and below, and $25.00 for U11 and higher. Click here for the registration form.
Mail check (payable to: Texas Rush) and completed registration form to:
Texas Rush Soccer Club
Attn: Yeiny Perla
2204 Timberloch Pl., Suite 225
The Woodlands, TX 77380
Can we change our team name?
Yes. If you register online, you will have to provide a team name. Changes to your roster (including changing your team name) can be made at any time before the registration deadline.
How many players can I have on the roster?
You may carry a maximum of 6 players with a minimum of 3 players. Your team's entry fee is the same regardless of the number of players on the team.
Who needs to attend check-in?
One member and/or coach from each team must attend the pre-event check-in to pick up the teams schedule, tournament rules, and event T-shirts. Check-in location will be posted on the 3v3 Turf Cup webpage. Read more about check-in here...
Can I call to check-in my team?
We're sorry, but we can't allow teams to check-in by phone.
How do I know my team's registration is complete?
What do I bring to check-in?
You must bring a signed medical release form for all players, proof of age (if player is not a member of Texas Rush), and a list of players (with date of birth and player ID# for each player).
Will there be 3v3 Turf Cup t-shirts for sale?
Yes, the 3v3 Turf Cup t-shirts are awesome and can be pre-ordered on the website when you register your team. T-shirt costs are $15.00 if ordered in advance and $18.00 at the tournament (while supplies last).
How are the divisions formed?
Teams will be placed in divisions based on age and gender. Teams that span more than one age group will be placed in the division of the oldest, most experienced player on the team.
When will schedules be available?
The 3v3 Turf Cup schedules will be posted on the 3v3 Turf Cup webpage of the Texas Rush website (visit www.texasrush.com > Tournaments > 3v3 Turf Cup. Schedules will be available TBD.
Will standings be updated?
Standings will be updated on-site only, periodically throughout the day.
What are the rules for the 3v3 Turf Cup?
For a complete list of rules and regulations click here (reglas en espanol). All players must be familiar with tournament rules.
What are the field dimensions?
The playing field is 40 yards long by 30 yards wide for ages U10 and higher; a 30 x 20 yard field is
used for U6, U7 and U8 participants.
Are numbers on jerseys required?
No, but all players must wear similar team shirts (same color) during play. If both teams are wearing the same color, the home team (listed first on the schedule) must change to their alternate shirt/jersey or use pinnies.
Can I request a specific time to play?
Are there any player restrictions on casts, or jewelry?
Referees must approve soft casts (hard casts will not be allowed). No jewelry will be allowed.
The only exception will be for players wearing medical bracelets.
Can I change my roster after I am registered?
Yes, you can adjust your roster until the start of tournament play. You may turn in roster changes at
check-in or at the headquarters (before your first game).
How do I know if my team should play in the recreational or competitive division?
Teams that have at least one player with competitive experience will be classified as a competitive
team and will be placed in the competitive bracket. Generally competitive teams or players practice ortrain 2-3 days or more per week. All other teams and players will be classified as recreational unless the team decides to play at the competitive level.
What is the field condition hotline?
To check field conditions, call 281-298-1862.
What is the refund policy?
We do not offer full refunds after the registration deadline. If you have questions about this, contact the
What is the refund policy due to weather conditions?
There will be a $25.00 administration fee for teams that are not able to attend the rescheduled
date. *If there are weather challenges, the new date will be TBA.
I still have questions, who should I contact?