THE ROBBIE FESTIVAL

June 22 & 23, 2019.

Presented by Toronto FC

(1) Boys & Girls Age Groups:
U8, U9, U10, U11 & U12

Girls & Boys

Age Date Format Games Duration Roster
U8 Boys Sat. June 22
Girls Sun. June 23
5 vs 5 2 2 x 20 minutes 10
U9 Sun. June 23 7 vs 7 2 2 x 25 minutes 12
U10 Sat. June 22 7 vs 7 2 2 x 25 minutes 12
U11 Sat. June 22 9 vs 9 2 2 x 35 minutes 16
U12 Sun. June 23 9 vs 9 2 2 x 35 minutes 16

(2) Types of teams accepted: All levels

  • The Robbie is the ONLY charitable festival/tournament sanctioned by Ontario Soccer. The Robbie Festival is open to Ontario Clubs and to Ontario Registered Academies (ORA).
  • The Robbie Festival is exempt from travel distance restrictions and does not count towards memorable event limits.
  • Please register your team in the appropriate level (Gold, Silver, Bronze).
  • The Robbie will try to match teams of similar caliber but reserves the right to combine levels as required for scheduling purposes.
  • Girls may play on boys teams.

(3) Details:

  • No scores, no standings.
  • Participation mementos for all players and team officials.
  • Parade of teams – (U8, U9 & U10)
  • Special events and soccer activations to be announced.
  • Registrations close May 15th or as divisions reach capacity – whichever comes first. (Divisions fill up quickly. In previous years, some divisions have closed weeks before the registration deadline).
  • Registration does not guarantee acceptance. Acceptance is confirmed on a first come basis when:
    • Your team’s payment is received by The Robbie, AND
    • Your team’s approved permission to travel document is uploaded to your GotSoccer account.
  • World’s largest annual youth soccer event for charity with proceeds donated to Cystic Fibrosis Canada $1.8 million donated.
  • Referees volunteer to officiate without pay and have done this for 51 years since The Robbie began.
  • Play ‘n’ Stay attractions packages. For out of town teams: play soccer one day and enjoy Toronto attractions the other day. Follow the link for more attractions information.

(4) Application Steps: U8 – U12 Festival

1. Apply to Enter:

  • For applications, click here.
  • Teams who have previously registered for any soccer event using GotSoccer must use their existing GotSoccer login. DO NOT CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT.
  • New teams must create a GotSoccer Account to register. Retain login information for future use.
  • For GotSoccer User Instructions including instructions on how to retrieve forgotten user login information, please click here.

2. Acceptance is confirmed on a first come basis when:

  • Your team’s payment is received by The Robbie, AND
  • Your team’s approved permission to travel document is uploaded to your GotSoccer account.
    • Ontario Soccer clubs: Approved Permission to Travel is required
    • Scarborough Soccer Association Clubs: Approved Permission to travel is not required
    • ORA members: Approved Permission to travel is required

(4.1) Festival Boys and Girls U8  Teams:

(4.2) Festival Boys and Girls U9 & U10 Teams:

(4.3) Festival Boys and Girls U11 & U12 Teams:

(5) Fees 

  • U8 – $300
  • U9 & U10 – $350
  • U11 & U12 – $400

(6) Refund Policy

  • Teams withdrawing from the Festival on or before May 15 will receive a full refund minus a $50 administrative charge. No refunds for withdrawals after May 15.
  • Refunds will be processed via the same format of payment. Refund cheques will take a minimum of 10 business days to process.

(7) Team Check-In on Saturday June 22 and Sunday June 23:

  • A team official or representative must check-in the team 1-hour prior to first game at the field. Team officials a valid ID Card/Book. Players do not require registrant books/passes/cards. As per Ontario Soccer policies, only coaches/managers with valid ID Cards/Books are allowed to sit on the bench during a game. As such, if a team does not have at least one coach/manager with a valid ID Card/Book, the team will not be allowed to play. no refund will be given.
  • See additional Team Registration information here.
    Registration Checklist in Team Essentials >>

(8) Accommodation – Travelling Teams:

(9) Contacts:

Robbie Festival Boys & Girls U8

Robbie Festival Boys & Girls U9 & U10

Robbie Festival Boys & Girls U11 & U12

RULES 2019 – Festival

Download/Print a pdf Copy of the Festival Rules

Festival Rules 2019, Procedures & Policies