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Hardcore Cup Rules

Tournament Rules:

  • FINA Rules will govern competition with the following modifications:
  • 6-minute quarters (18U/16U/14U)
  • 5 minute quarters (12U/10U)
  • 1 timeout per game.
  • Teams tied at the end of regulation move to a shoot-out.

Age Requirement:

  • The athlete’s age at the time of the event determines their eligibility


  • Team roster and entry fee must be turned in before the first game.
  • This tournament will be limited to 16 teams per age group.


  • Schedule will be emailed and posted at www.praetorianwaterpolo.com, one week prior to the tournament.


  • American Water Polo is pleased to provide support and insurance coverage for the competitions including the California Super League, Hardcore Cup, and the Yellow Ball Classic. All AWP members will be covered with a liability insurance policy and a secondary accident policy. However, to be eligible, athletes and coaches must be members of the organization.  Non-members will not qualify for any coverage. To join the organization, CLICK HERE.

If you have any questions contact tournament director Micha Pavlovic – praetorianwpc@gmail.com