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Kickoff for Cancer 3v3 Soccer Tournament

Eric "Manz" Riley

St. Augustine Prep, Richland, NJ

July 16th-17th, 2011


The Caritas Project

The Caritas Project is a chance for students at St. Augustine Prep to make a difference in the world. It is service project for rising seniors to complete in the summer before senior year. Our project is a small-sided, 3v3 soccer tournament to raise money for Eric Riley and his family.

Eric “Manz” Riley

Eric Riley is a 6th grader in the Clearview Regional School District. In June 2010, he was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor. It was located in a sensitive part of his brain, making it difficult to remove. That August, doctors removed 90 percent of the tumor. Eric then started on chemo- therapy treatments. After the treatments were unsuccessful, the doctors decided to surgically remove the rest of the tumor. The tumor was removed, but with the possibility of the cancer returning, he must get frequent MRI’s to test for cancer.

Rules and Info

Two 15-minute halves

Guaranteed 5 games

Groups of 4 teams each


Day 1-Group Play (3 games per team)


Win- 3 points

Tie- 1 point

Loss- 0 points

Tiebreakers: Head-to-head, Goal Differential, Shootout


Day 2-playoffs (all teams guaranteed at least 2 games)

Overtime in playoffs- one 5min period, then shootout

Shootout- Shot from midfield-no goalies


All free kicks are indirect except for Corners and Penalty kicks

Defense must be back 5 yards from all free kicks

Penalty Kicks/Shootouts - from midfield line, no goalie, missed PK goes to defending team as a goal kick

Ball must be kicked in, No Throw-ins


Substitutions- allowed in open play, player must exit the field before the sub may enter, field player must exit the field at his team's bench


Goals-must be scored in offensive half of the field, cannot be scored on the kickoff


No Goalies---No Offsides---No Slidetackling


There will be 4 Age Groups: Middle School Boys, High School Boys, High School Girls, and Adult


Middle School may be divided into 7th and 8th grades if there are enough teams


High School Boys and Girls will be split into Freshman/Sophomore divisions and Junior/Senior divisions


The Adult group will be all together


Registration Info:

  • $100 for High School/Middle School per Team
  • $125 for Adults per Team
  • 3 player minimum-6 player maximum
  • No Coach is required
  • Team Captain is responsible for registration


To Register:

  • Email to to receive registration forms and waivers
  • Fill out FORM and WAIVERS (one waiver per player)
  • Mail Waivers and Form and Check to: Kickoff for Cancer 251 W. Mercer Ave. Sewell, NJ 08080
  • Check can be made out to St. Augustine Prep


              Deadline: All teams must be registered by July 1, 2011

Donations & Sponsors


If you or a business you know would like to donate, contact us at

We could use anything from a money donation to field equipment or soccer balls. We are also selling ad space on the back of the tournament T-shirts. Contact us for more information.

Fields and Directions

The tournament is being held at St. Augustine Prep, in Richland NJ. The school’s address is below.

There will be 10 fields set up on the Prep’s turf soccer field. The fields are 30yds x 20yds, with 3’x4’ goals.

From Philadelphia and locations west of the school 
Atlantic City Expressway to the Hammonton-Vineland Exit. Head south on Route 54 (towards Vineland). After 7 miles Route 54 will intersect Route 40. Turn left onto Route 40. After 3 miles turn left at traffic light (Cedar Ave.). School is 1/2 mile down on left.

From Atlantic City and locations east of the school 
Take Route 40 through Mays Landing. After the intersection of Routes 40 and 50 continue for 10 miles on westbound Route 40. After crossing railroad tracks make a right at traffic light (Cedar Ave.). School is 1/2 mile down on left.

From Clearview and locations northwest of the school


Take Route 55 South to exit 39A. Make a left at the light. At the next light make a right. Follow Route 40 about 10 miles to Cedar Ave. Turn left at Cedar Ave. The school is on the left.

The Turf is behind the school with blue bleachers

611 Cedar Ave, Richland, NJ 08350

Please spread the word and forward this email to any and all soccer players you know! We are expecting a lot of teams, and we hope the word can get around.

Please email me with any questions,

Posted by Ryan Pine, Created Mon May 16, 2011

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