Rush Fest

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July 9 - 14, 2017

Hosted by Rush Soccer

More About Rush Fest

Venue: 2017 New Venue
El Pomar Youth Sports Complex, CO Springs
2212 Executive Circle, Colorado Springs,

Rush Fest - Enjoy a great soccer atmosphere where the key idea is ENJOYMENT among Rush players & coaches from around the world! 

Referees will be assigned to games each day of the week. Games will play between 8AM & 1PM each day - at 8AM, 9:15AM, 10:30AM & 11:45AM.  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of the week.


Event Preparation

Game assignments and all event communication will be done through GameOfficials.net.  

Update your availability calendar in GameOfficials, today.  Select Rush Fest from the League/Tournament list in My Preferences.

All referees must be prepared with a full uniform and all necessary equipment.  Black referee shorts, referee socks, gold referee jersey, as well as alternate jersey colors, flags, whistles, wrist watch are required.

Plan to bring your own water bottle(s) to refill throughout the tournament and snacks as needed.


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Event Details for Referees - 

IT IS A FESTIVAL ATMOSPHERE! FUN IS THE KEY

- All games - 2 x 30 minute halves (15 minutes between games) games may end in a tie.

- No team check in required

- Limit the use of cards - warnings first before cautions, the event is to provide quality playing time for the players

- GOAL CELEBRATION IS ENCOURAGED, “OVER CELEBRATION” should not be punished during the RushFest! Allow the goal celebration as long as it is tasteful

- Unlimited Subs

- No stoppage time - only for an injury situation, work with the coaches if needed

- Players are 95% U12’s, ball size 5 can be used if coaches agree.  If one coach wants to play with a 4 - that is the size to use


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Event updates & fun are made via Twitter.  You can "follow" PTWSoccer by receiving text messages.  No Twitter account required.  To sign up - open a new text message on your phone - enter "40404" in the "To" fields and "Follow PTWSoccer" in the message field.



Referee Check-in

Rush Fest will not have a PTW Staff member on site for the sole purpose of site coordinating & referee check in.  Arrive at your assigned field and meet up with your referee crew a minimum of 30 minutes prior to kickoff.

If you need to contact the PTW Assignors please make sure you have these numbers saved.

Kim Park 303-550-6703

Denise Duran 303-550-5282


4th Official - "Standby Referee
If you are assigned as the 4th official...

During Rush Fest you may be scheduled as a 4th official - this is paid "standby".  You must be present at the fields, and in/or near the referee HQ during this time.  Referees on standby may be asked to fill in as needed, assist with errands between fields.  At Rush Fest you may be called upon by fellow referees for assistance. 


Referee Games Fees & Payment








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