District IV will have 10 soccer teams advancing to the state tournament. Advancing will be 2 (A) Girls 2 (AA) Girls, 1 (AAA) Girls, 2 (A) Boys, 2 (AA) Boys, 1 (AAA) Boys, (AAAA) Boys and (AAAA) Girls will qualify through District 2.

Only official PIAA varsity games will be considered for your record. An official game is one with a PIAA contract (or league scheduled), and officials.

The district playoff games shall be conducted in accordance with the PIAA rules and regulations governing interscholastic sports competition. The National Federation Soccer Rules are the official PIAA rules. Teams that enter the playoffs agree to all the regulations established by the district soccer committee.

The district committee will assign officials and a game manager for each game.

Contact Information

Glenn Fogel
Cell: (570) 490-0930
gkfogel27@gmail.com

Important Links

Past Standings/Championship Brackets

Seeding

Teams will be seeded according to the power rating system as instituted by the District IV Committee. Tournament games tied at the conclusion of regulation play that have the tie broken with an overtime procedure will be counted as a win or a loss.

In Class A Boys and Girls a minimum of eight teams will be eligible for the District IV Tournament. These eight teams would be the highest ranked teams as determined by the power ranking system. In addition, any team with a .500 record or better would also be eligible for the District IV Tournament. District IV Teams must play 10 or more games to be eligible for the playoffs.

In Class AA Boys and Girls a minimum of eight teams will be eligible for the District IV Tournament. These eight teams would be the highest ranked teams as determined by the power ranking system. In addition, any team with a .500 record or better would also be eligible for the District IV Tournament. District IV Teams must play 10 or more games to be eligible for the playoffs.

In Class AAA Boys and Girls a minimum of four teams will be eligible for the District IV Tournament. These four teams would be the highest ranked teams as determined by the power ranking system. In addition, any team with a .500 record or better would also be eligible for the District IV Tournament. District IV Teams must play 10 or more games to be eligible for the playoffs.

The District IV Committee reserves the right to seed teams with special circumstances at it's discretion.

The District IV Committee reserves the right to seed teams at it's discretion who do not report accurately or by the established deadline.

The final day for games to count is THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2018. ALL SCHOOLS MUST HAVE ALL GAMES ENTERED INTO THE POWER RATING SYSTEM BY 10:00 AM ON OCTOBER 19, 2018.

Eligibility

To be eligible a school must play a minimum of 10 official varsity games by Thursday, October 18, 2018. (Consideration may be given to teams that played less than 10 games if a scheduled game had to be postponed during the week of October 15, but all teams must make every effort to play every scheduled game. Not playing a game to stay ".500" is not acceptable.) Games scheduled after the first game of the season will not be considered to qualify a team for district competition (or overall record) unless pre-approved by the District IV Committee.

Hosting Schools

The following facilities may be hosting playoff games

  • Athens
  • Balls Mills (Williamsport)
  • Bloomsburg University
  • Mansfield University
  • Central Columbia
  • Hughesville
  • Midd-West
  • Millville
  • Towanda
  • Sayre
  • Shamokin
  • Mifflinburg
  • Loyalsock

All expenses will be paid from the gate. District IV will pay the officials. Game managers must complete all forms and deposit money within 48 hours following each game.

Criteria used to determine sites are

  1. Maximum playing dimensions
  2. Lights
  3. Spectator seating
  4. Condition of playing surface
  5. Provision to charge admission
  6. Geographical location
  7. Site availability
  8. Seeding of teams will not be a criterion for selection of game sites

Facilities

Teams should come to the tournament dressed for the game. Locker rooms and showers may be available after each game, please call ahead to the Athletic Director of hosting school. Notify the host school Athletic Director if dressing facilities are desired before the preliminary, quarterfinals, semifinal, and/or championship games.

Distribution of Receipts

District IV will pay participating schools in the semifinal games, and championship games a share of the net proceeds if receipts are greater than the expenses for the entire tournament. A team could receive one or two shares based on the number of games played beyond the quarterfinals. Participating schools will receive 50% of the net receipts and District IV will receive 50%.

Game Dates/Times

A & AA Boys and A Girls

Preliminary Games

Tuesday, October 23, Wednesday, October 24 and Thursday, October 25, 2018. Games will be scheduled by the committee at available sites.  The games will be played at 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 8:00 p.m.

Quarterfinal games

Saturday October 27, 2018. Games will be played at available sites. The games will be 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6:00  p.m.

Semi-final games

Tuesday, October 30, 2018. Games will be played at available sites at 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 8:00 p.m.

Championship games

Thursday, November 1, 2018. Games will be played at 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at available sites.

AA Girls Sites, Dates, and Times

Preliminary Games

Tuesday, October 23, 2018. Games will be scheduled at available sites at 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. if necessary.

Quarterfinal games

Wednesday, October 24 or Thursday, October 25, 2018. Games will be played at 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at available sites.

Semi-final games

Monday, October 29, 2018. Games will be played at 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at an available site.

Championship game

Thursday, November 1, 2018. Game will be at an available site at 5:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m.

AAA Boys and Girls Sites, Dates, and Times

Preliminary Games

Tuesday, October 23, Wednesday,  October 24, Thursday, October 25,  2018. Hames will be scheduled by the committee at available sites. Games will be played at 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., or 8:00 p.m.

Semi-final games

Semifinal AAA Boys and Girls Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. at an available site.

Championship games

Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Championship games for boys and girls will be played at 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at an available site.

Please note: AAAA Boys and AAAA Girls will qualify through District 2.

All games will be played at available sites at 4:00 p.m. (triple-header only), 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. during weekdays. Triple-headers may be used to keep girls and boys teams from the same school at the same site. Saturday games will be 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. The teams on the top of the bracket will be the home team and wear dark colored uniforms. The visiting team will be responsible for wearing white uniforms.

If play in games are necessary consideration may be given to the higher seeded team to host these games if possible. Rental fees will not be issued if the higher seeded team hosts a game.

Each school shall provide the following for every game:

  1. one (1) adult scorer
  2. two (2) ball chasers

Admission Prices (all games)

  • Adults - $6.00
  • Students - $4.00

Awards

  • Team plaque to each district championship team
  • 25 individual medals for each team advancing to state competition and teams in the finals who do not qualify for states (Boys A,AA,AAA Girls A,AA,AAA)