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General Information

Pool Play – July 17-22
Tournament Play – July 24-26

SITE: LSF Sports Complex – 7600 N. 70th St. – View Map
*The Cornhusker State Games reserves the right to utilize other facilities as needed. All teams will be notified if venues change.

SCHEDULES: Schedules will be posted at CornhuskerStateGames.com and emailed to participants the week of competition.

AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to all members of the top three teams.


Event Name                                                                                          

High School Boys
Only players of 2020 graduating year OR current HS player for THAT school.

High School Girls
Only players of 2020 graduating year OR current HS player for THAT school.

Competition Format and Rules

Pool Play:
**5 total group play games per team!**

Group A Group B Group C Group D Group E Group F Group G Group H
A1 B1 C1 D1 E1 F1 G1 H1
A2 B2 C2 D2 E2 F2 G2 H2
A3 B3 C3 D3 E3 F3 G3 H3

Structure of Groups (Pools may be altered due to number of teams entered)

-Group A will play all in their group and all in Group H (vice versa)
-Group B will play all in their group and all in Group G (vice versa)
-Group C will play all in their group and all in Group F (vice versa)
-Group D will play all in their group and all in Group E (vice versa)

Knockout Round:
Top two from each group
advance (Knockout rounds may alter due to number of teams moving on)
– First Round
– Quarterfinals
– Semifinals
– Finals


-Games will be 70 minutes in length (2 – 35 min halves)
-11v11 Format
-3pt for win, 1pt for tie, 0pt for loss
-No Overtime for group play
-FIFA rules for tiebreakers
-Only players of 2020 graduating year OR current HS player for THAT school.

LAWS OF PLAY: FIFA Laws of the Game will govern play, except where amended by the tournament rules.

PROTESTS: No protests will be allowed.

REFEREES: A two-referee system will be used for all pool play games and three-referee system will be used in tournament play. Referee abuse will not be tolerated during the tournament. Players, coaches or fans that abuse referees will be removed from the venue for the length of the tournament. All abuse incidents will be reported to the tournament director within 24 hours of the end of games.

Registration Fees & Deadlines

$500 per team until July 10

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2020 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Sponsor gifts and coupons.

COACHES: Head coach will receive the athlete packet free of charge, and will receive a medal if awarded.

TEAM ONLINE REGISTRATION NOTE: When registering your team online, please note that the system will ask you to enter your team name and roster prior to selecting your sport and division. In the INDIVIDUAL Shipping dropdown menu, be sure to select “TEAM” for each team member. Due to COVID-19, all team boxes will be shipped. A shipping fee of  $15 will be added upon checkout. Click HERE for a “how to” guide on team registration.

Athlete Packets

Due to COVID-19, all athlete packets will be shipped. A shipping fee of $5 (Individuals) or $15 (Teams) will be added upon checkout. Packets include athlete shirt and one free Arby’s sandwich certificate per person. Athletes will receive their packet prior to competition.

The athlete packets DO NOT contain any sport specific information such as schedules, maps, bib numbers, etc. For sport-specific details, refer to your sport General Information.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions:

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.

Event Sponsors

Thank You to our platinum sponsors

Official Member of the


Phone: 402-471-2544

Fax: 402-413-1119

Mailing address: 
Po Box 29366
Lincoln, NE 68529

Shipping address:
3260 Folkways Blvd Suite B
Lincoln, NE 68504