Referee Meeting - Wednesday, August 24th at 8:00 PM

3rd Annual Membership Meeting on Wednesday, August 31st at 8:00 PM


Both Meetings are being held at the Crow's Nest -  309 Vincent Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601


16th Annual USL Terrance Clarke International Tournament



Our 16th Annual USL Terrance Clarke International Tournament will be held on Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at the Croatian Land, located at 470 Boonton Avenue, in Boonton, NJ 07005.

This year, once again, we will have a separate tournament for the 40+ and the 50+ players.  Since we only have one big playing field available, the field will be divided into two half fields and the format of the games will be an 8v8 (one goalie and seven field players).

Therefore, we will have six teams of 40+ players compete in Group I, and six teams of 50+ players compete in Group II.  Each group game will be 25 minutes long with no half times.  After the completion of all group games, the team with the most points will be the tournament winner of its respective age bracket.


Teams earn three points for a win, one point for a tie, and zero points for a loss.  In the event that teams are tied on points, the first tie-break is based on the head-to-head result between the teams.  The second tie-break is based on goals scored, followed by the least number of goals allowed.

To simplify the organization of the event, we are decentralizing the player recruitments.   The recruitment of players will be performed by the respective team managers, which are as follows:

Group I (40+ Players)


Alin Bajrovic


NJ Union FC

Eastern Europe

Les Chelminiak


NJ Union FC

South America

William Quiceno


Cafeteros USA FC


Javier Salas


SC Colombia


Victor Grant


Teaneck Strikers

Worldteam I





Group II (50+ Players)

Worldteam II

Dieter Lachmann


Pequannock Panthers

Balkan Team

Dany Vucinic


Ramapo United


Juan Amaya


Parsippany Blues Srs.

South America

Emilio Crespo


Hackensack Warriors











All assigned team managers have to submit their preliminary team roster by Sunday, August 7th, 2016. Each team needs a minimum of 13 players and a maximum of 16 players, of which 8 have to be born in the country or region they are playing for.  Any exceptions have to be approved by the tournament committee consisting of: Les Chelminiak and Dieter Lachmann.

If you want to participate, kindly contact the aforementioned manager of the team you would like to play for or send an e-mail request to one of the tournament committee members supplying us with your name,  e-mail address,  team affiliation, and the name of the team you would like to play for.  Any such requests have to be sent the latest by August 14th, 2016.

As in the past, the cost to participate in the tournament is $40 per person and includes a day of soccer, a T-shirt, food and drinks.  Accompanying family members are free of charge and are welcome to enjoy the food and drinks provided by the USL.

Please keep in mind that to play in this tournament you have to be an active carded player in our league. We cannot allow any exceptions due to insurance requirements!

Importantly, we have to commit to food and beverage purchases at a pre-set date.  Therefore, players can only cancel via e-mail notice to  Dieter,  the latest by Wednesday, August 17th, no later than 8:00 PM.  Failure to cancel will result in collection of $40 fee.

Tournament games will start on August 21st at 10:00 AM sharp.  Players are required to be at the field between 8:30 AM and 9:30 AM to register, pay the $40 and collect their T-shirt.  We will serve breakfast!

Unless specifically outlined, all USL Rules of Competition will apply to this tournament.

A complete list of Rules and Tournament Procedures will be posted prior to the tournament.

While we are looking forward to a great day of competitive soccer, please remember that this event has been staged to promote continued friendship and camaraderie on and off the field.  Accordingly, show your best behavior and enjoy the fact that you can still play the game we all love so much.

If you have any additional question or need some assistance to sign-up or cancel, please contact any of the tournament committee members:

Les Chelminiak –, 201-315-8023 cell;

Dieter Lachmann –, 973-865-8967 cell.


We are looking forward to seeing many of you at the tournament.

Best and warmest regards,

 Les Chelminiak and Dieter Lachmann

Are you  and or your team looking  to play soccer in an organized, competitive outdoor  league - We have many teams in the over 40 and over 50 divisions that are currently looking for additional players and the league can accept a couple of more teams.  We have 60 teams in  six different divisions so we can accommodate just about any level of play.  We play all over  North Jersey (Bergen, Essex, Morris, Sussex, Passaic, and Union counties) and Rockland NY area.  Games are played Spring and Fall on Sunday mornings.  If interested please :


1. Navigate to the Tab called Teams

2. There are 4 divisions for over 40 and two Senior divisions for over 50 - Premier is the most competitive division

3. Choose a team that is nearby - not every team has their town in their name so if you choose a team and click on Stadium you can see where they play their home games

4. Once you find a team or two that is close to where you live or perhaps a team associated with a country that you would prefer to play on - click on the managers tab and get their contact information and ping them - Suggestion - choosing more than one team to contact.



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