1.- THE RULES
The rules and the competition system will be the ones at the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF).
2.- THE MATCHES
|U8||2012 - 2013||F-7||2 halves x 15min|
|U10||2010 - 2011||F-7||2 halves x 15min|
|U12||2008 - 2009||F-7||2 halves x 20min|
|U14||2006 - 2007||F-11||2 halves x 20min|
|U16 Woman||2004-2009||F-7||2 halves x 20min|
|U16||2004 - 2005||F-11||2 halves x 20min|
|U19||2001 - 2003||F-11||2 halves x 20min|
In all matches will be a breaking time of 5 minutes and will be no extra time.
3.- THE PLAYERS:
Your team will be allowed to register up to 20 players per match. Players can play only in one category, that is, his age’s one or a superior one. All players have to conserve the same number during the tournament. If a team arrives to the match 10 minutes late it will be considered as if it hasn’t arrived and will lose the match by 3 – 0.
4.- THE SUBSTITUTIONS:
All players that have been registered will be allowed to play. There will be no limit of substitutions during the match.
5.- THE ID CARD:
All players must show their original ID card in order to proof their age. It is also recommended to bring the federative card. It will be helpful in the event of an injury to be attended properly in the hospital.
In the event of a wrong line up, the team will lose that match by 3 – 0.
In the event of an injury, a responsible from our team will go with the player and a responsible of your club to the hospital. We don’t take any responsibility of the injuries, but we can help you hire a travel insurance.
A sending off by two YELLOW CARDS will not suppose any sanction and the player will be allowed to play the next match.
1.- If the sending off is made by being the last player during a game action, it will not suppose any sanction and the player will be allowed to play the next match.
2.- If the sending off is made by a card accumulation, it will not suppose any sanction and the player will be allowed to play the next match.
3.- If the sending off is made by a DIRECT red card, it will suppose one match of sanction.
4.- In the event of a physical or verbal aggression to a rival or to the referee, it will be considered as SERIOUS MISCONDUCT and can suppose the expulsion of the tournament for the player, coach or even the full team.
7.- THE EQUIPMENT:
All team have to bring TWO T-SHIRTS OF DIFFERENT COLOURS. In case of a coincidence with the rival team, they first try to agree on who changes his t-shirt. If they don’t agree, we will decide it by draw.
8.- TEAM DELEGATES:
A delegate of the team will need to complete the MATCH RECORD and deliver it with the ID cards of the players to our staff before each match. In case you have any inquiry, you will have to deliver it to our staff.
At the end of each match, your delegate will confirm with our staff the name of the scorers and the goalkeepers, regarding the awards of the tournament.
9.- THE COMPETITION:
It will be composed of two groups in a league of one match with each team.
The scoring will be of 3 points for winned match, 1 point for a tied match and 0 points for a lost match.
In case of a tie in the final table, the following rules will be applied in this order:
1.- GOAL AVERAGE BETWEEN TIED TEAMS
2.- TOTAL GOAL AVERAGE (eg: 25 goals scored and 10 received = +15)
3.- MORE GOALS SCORED
4.- LESS GOALS SCORED
5.- YOUNGEST TEAM
At the end of the last match, please check the final table to confirm the details of the next match.
The Knockout Stages will be played according the final position of each team in the Group Stage. Once this phase has started there will be no chance to claim for any mistake or inquiry
In case of a tied match during this phase, including the finals, there will be a penalty round of 3 shoots per team. If at the end of the 3 shoots per team, they are still tied, they will shoot once each until one of them win. A player can’t repeat a shoot until all the players that have finished the match have shooted at least once.
10.- THE STAFF:
In each football pitch there will be at least 1 Pitch Manager and 2 other Staff Members. They will act like judges/delegates in case it is necessary. For any inquiry during the tournament you must contact them.
We don’t take any responsibility for any stolen goods or accidents that may happen. Every team must have its own health insurance.
In the event of rain, the tournament will still be played. If during the game the referee decided to suspend the match, the final result will be the one in the moment of that decision.
Our staff members will let you balls for the warming-up. They must be returned back to our staff before the game starts.
In case there are not enough locker rooms for all teams, your stuff can not remain inside them during matches.
Trophies and medals will only be delivered at the end of the tournament after the Finals.
Taking part in the tournament implies the agreement of this Rules.
Our organization staff reserves the right to modify this Rules if it is necessary.
For any issue that is not included within this Rules, it will be solved by our organization staff, being this the only judge allowed to make the decision.