May 5, 2000

To: Clubs with U-11 Teams
From: Kathy Irwin
Subject: Championship Cup/Qualifying Tournament

 All teams aspiring to Division 1 or 2 for the 1999-2000 season must register for the post-season qualifying tournament. The tournament will be held on June 3rd & 4th and June 10th & 11th at Smith & Wesson Fields in Springfield. A map to the fields is in the Maple book. Seeding and qualifying rules may be found on page 22 of the Maple book. For those with questions concerning seeding between divisions who play a different number of games please check there.

Seeding for the tournament will be mailed to the coaches by June 1st.

The tournament fee of $350 is due by May 15th. All checks are held until the season is over. Any team not qualifying for the tournament will have there check returned. If you have more than one team please send a separate check for each one. Teams who qualify but are eliminated by the single elimination games will be refunded $200.

Checks should be made payable to MAPLE and sent to 194 Maple Street, Sherborn, MA 01770, along with the declaration sheet.

This notice is being sent to the club contacts, not to individual coaches. Please make sure they receive this information.