D1 Nation presents

2nd Annual D1 East Coast Spring Football National Championship

June 28-30, 2024
Canton, Ohio

Description

National Qualifier for D1 Nation NYFC National Championships December 13-16th in Dallas TX. Teams must qualify at a qualifying even or be Ranked in our Top 20 in order to participate in Nationals. All teams must be NSID or State ID

  • Tournament
  • All teams
  • Boys: 14U-5U
  • Ability: Elite/Competitive
  • $300.00 entry fee
  • 3 game guarantee
  • Exposure Certified

Location

Hall of Fame Village Map
Hall of Fame Village
1835 Harrison Ave
Canton, OH, 44708
Directions

Contact

Harold Thompson
404-454-2919

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General Information

Welcome to the 2nd Spring National Championships@ Hall of Fame @Canton . Here is some information to make your D1 experience more enjoyable
 
 
1. Schedule:  Will drop June 16, All teams must be available to start play Friday  June 30th. 

2.  Team Check-in will be Friday @ Hall of Fame  before your first game. All players must be present .  We will cross reference the roster you submitted with the roster management form you will need to fill out when you register your team.    

We will only accept State ID , National Sports ID (Click Here) , or Passports. 

3.  Games: First Round of Pool play will begin Friday  , June 28th . Second Round of pool play will take place Saturday June 29.  Once pool play is over , we will begin Bracket play.  In pools of three , The top team will advance to the D1 championship , the 2nd Team in the pool will advance to the D2 or Silver Bracket championship, and the 3rd place team will advance to D3 or Bronze Bracket.  

4.  Awards :   D1 Champion will receive Championship Trophy , Individual Player Rings ,  MVP Trophy and Banner , Individual Medals and Custom D1 Uniforms.
D1 2nd Place will receive 2nd Place Trophy 
D2 Champion will receive Silver Championship Trophy , MVP Banner.


5. Locations:  

HOST HOTEL - 


AGE GROUPS  5U-14U  
IMPORTANT-MUST READ!!!!

GAME TIME IS GAME TIME -  FAILURE TO SHOW UP ON TIME WILL RESULT IN FORFEIT ... DO NOT CALL US !!!


PLAY WILL START FRIDAY THE 28TH.   Weekend passes available 

Ages 5U -14U
Games:  Pool Play - Single Elimination Brackets 
1st and Second Place Trophies in all brackets !!!

RULES

High School Rules . Clock stops on all regular football situations   

Clock will start ON THE READY WHISTLE after :
a)  Out of Bounds
b)  Incomplete passes
c) First downs
d) Penalties

Clock will start  ON THE SNAP (1st Touch)
a) Scores
b) Change of Possession
c) Time outs

SPECIAL TEAMS

PUNTING -  ONCE A TEAM CROSSES THERE SIDE OF THE 50 YD LINE  ..THEY MUST GO FOR IT.  

TOURNAMENT RULES

Game time is game time: If  team is 15 minutes late  game will be forfeited.

5U - 8 minute quarters , 3 time outs per half , Clock stops on change of possession , incomplete passes and time-outs. 2 Coaches allowed on field

- No special teams
- No Punts - Punts will be walked off 20 yds from line of scrimmage
- Extra points - Running 1pt , Throwing 2 pts
- Mercy Rule: After 20pt lead - Game will turn into running clock

MERCY RULE -NO BLITZING or LINING UP OVER CENTER.

6U- 8 minute quarters , 3 time outs per half , Clock stops on change of possession , incomplete passes and time-outs. 1 Coach allowed on field

- Kick-offs 
- No Punts - Punts will be walked off 25 yds from line of scrimmage
- Extra points - Running 1pt , Throwing 2 pts
- Mercy Rule: After 20pt lead - Game will turn into running clock

MERCY RULE -NO BLITZING or LINING UP OVER CENTER.

7U/8U - 8 minute quarters , 3 time outs per half , Clock stops on change of possession , incomplete passes and time-outs. No Coach’s allowed on the field.

- Kick offs Only - Punts will be walked off. Must go for 4th downs on your side of the 50 yd line. (No walk offs)

- Extra points - Running 1pt , Throwing 2 pts
- Defensive players cannot line-up over center
- Mercy Rule: After 20pt lead - Game will turn into running clock - Mercy rule no blitz

9U-14U -10 minute quarters , 3 time outs per half , Clock stops on change of possession , incomplete passes and time-outs.

- All teams will perform kick offs and punts.

Overtime - In case of overtime , Ball will be placed on the 10 yd line. Each team will have the opportunity to advance the ball and score. (EACH TEAM HAS 4 PLAYS ONLY ... Should a penalty occur , then the penalty will be marked off and the play will count as a down... Last play cannot end on a defensive penalty) , If neither team scores the ball will be placed on the 5 yard line , each team will get 4 plays to score.  One time during OT period.  There will be no ties.


Mercy Rule: After 20pt lead - Game will turn into running clock

Age Eligibility: All players must on official league roster in order to participate. League age requirements take precedent. All players must wear wrist bands issued at certification.

Weight: Weight is unlimited for this tournament.

Coach’s Conduct:

We expect coaches to behave professionally. Any verbal or personal attacks on referees or staff will not be tolerated. Coaches will be issued one warning. After the initial warning , the coach in question will be expelled from the competition and will not be allowed to coach the next game.

Coach’s Dress:

Coach’s must have on Team issued shirts or spirit wear. No t-shirts, wife beaters or flip flops allowed.

Coach’s Passes

Coaches must have on Coaches passes to be on the sideline. Head coach will be issued wrist bands at registration. Wristbands must be worn the entire weekend. All coaches must be signed in. We will only issue wristbands once. Each team will be issued 5 wristbands only. All American Coaches Hoodies -

Parents/Fans

Parents are not allowed on playing field , Any team violating this rule , will be issued a 15yd penalty at the 1st warning. 2nd warning , Head Coach will be removed from the game.

Registration

Registration is currently open for the following divisions:

  • 7U - Tournament Fee ($300.00)
  • 8U - Tournament Fee ($300.00)
  • 9U - Tournament Fee ($300.00)
  • 10U - Tournament Fee ($300.00)
  • 11U - Tournament Fee ($300.00)
  • 12U - Tournament Fee ($300.00)
  • 13U - Tournament Fee ($300.00)
  • 14U - Tournament Fee ($300.00)

To make a payment please visit the payments section of the event.


All event related questions should be directed to Harold Thompson at d1nation@yahoo.com or call 404-454-2919.