Welcome to the AYSA Upper Division U13 Boys playoffs.
Select this topic for information about how teams advance in the playoffs, how to report scores, and other playoff information.
Information on the First Round of Playoffs
Each team in the U13 Boys league will play two first round playoff games. The two teams earning the most points as a result of those games will advance to a Championship game.
Ties are allowed in first round playoff games.
For first round playoff games, the winning team coach should call the game scores to AYSA at 624-1713 immediately after the game is played. Both coaches call if the game ends in a tie. Please leave team names and numbers, age group, score, and which team won. Remember, the sooner you call your score in, the sooner scores will be posted and the Championship pairing can be determined. First round scores will be posted on this web site daily and the Championship pairing when it is determined.
The point system used to determine advancement to the Championship game is as follows:
Win = 6 Tie = 3 Shutout Win = 1 Each goal = 1 (max 3 per game)
The two teams with the most points will advance to the Championship. If teams are tied in points at the end of first round play, the following tiebreakers will determine advancement.
- Head to head in playoff play
- Most wins in playoffs
- Goal differential (goals for minus goals against, max 3 per game)
- Fewest goals allowed in playoffs
- Most shutouts in playoffs
- Head to head in regular season
- Ranking in regular season (see chart below)
Information on the Championship game
In the U13 Boys Division, the two teams with the most points will advance to the Championship.
All Championship game players will receive an AYSA Final Four t-shirt. There will be no additional awards.
Ties are not allowed in the Championship game. If tied at the end of regulation time, The Championship game will go to two (2) golden goal five-minute overtime periods. Golden goal means that the game will end immediately after the first overtime goal. Kicks from the penalty spot per FIFA rules will occur if the game is still tied at the end of overtime. The exception to FIFA rules in this situation is that all players will be eligible to be chosen by the coach to kick. Players need not be on the field at the end of overtime.
First teams listed on the schedule will provide game ball and change if there is a color conflict in both first round and Championship games. This means your team needs to be prepared with an alternate jersey or pinnies in case of color conflict.
If you have questions, please call Dave Geary at 218-624-1713 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For Team rankings, team records, and points earned during playoffs, please see the rankings and records page.