All BFC Player must Register to pay player fees for ALL tournaments. Tournament registration will confirm your roster spot for a tournament; we will use this to determine final tournament rosters. Please view tournament webpages to learn more about the details of each event.
BUFFALOS FC DEFINITIONS: TOURNAMENT TYPES
Club Tournament: All players are encouraged to attend - we will try to form as many "teams" as possible
Optional Tournament: Open Registration for all players and BFC Staff will invite players to form "Tournament Teams" for development and to challenge our advanced players.
Qualification Tournament: This is when a "team" qualifies for play in an event. Example: STYSA Tournaments you will start at the District Play Level and teams can advance to the STATE Finals. If the team advances it is required all players pay player fee no matter if they play or not, due to rosters cannot be changed or modified.
Special Invite Event: These events are restricted to only players invited by BFC Staff. These events can be local and can require travel. BFC Staff uses these events to challenge our advanced players.
Showcase Tournament: This is for the our High School players, these events showcase talent for college coaches; players will play in 2-3 games with no advancement or trophy - play only. College coaches are in attendance and players need to make sure they invite the colleges or universities they are interested before they attend these events. Showcase events can take 3-4 months of planning and preparation; registration deadlines for these events typically are 3-6 months in advance. College Showcase events are an essential tool to help players get to the collegiate level. College Showcases should be a PRIORITY for any player wishing play at the collegiate level. Most events will require travel and players may even need to miss school to attend these events; letters will be provided so players are excused from school and/or high school soccer training/scrimmages/games.