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TOURNAMENT RULES

Amsterdam Tournament
Tournament organiser : FC Abcoude
Location : Abcoude
Dates : 08th - 09th of June 2019
 
1. Rules.
All matches shall be played in accordance with the Laws of the
game as laid down by the International Football Association Board, as
issued by F.I.F.A and in accordance with the rules of the K.N.V.B. The
organising club, above, has received the necessary permission to host the
tournament from the K.N.V.B. The organising club shall form an organising
committee (tournament committee) which shall be responsible for all
arrangements in connection with the competition.
 
2. Referees.
All matches will be controlled by referees affiliated to the
K.N.V.B. Each team must designate one person to act as linesman.
 
3. Teams.
Teams sanctioned by their national football association are entitled
to participate in this tournament.
 
4. Team Leader.
Every team must be accompanied by a teamleader. The
name, address and date of birth of this adult must be printed clearly on his
team's registration sheet.
This adult will be deemed to be the team leader and he will be responsible
for the behaviour of his players, on and off the field of play. He will be
held responsible for the actions of his team within the sports complex and
within all other facilities available to the group.
 
5. Age categories/dispensations.
MO (7) – Men, open age
MO (11)– Men, open age
M35 (7) – Men, born before 01.01.83
Age Control. Prior to commencement of the tournament the team leader
must submit, to the tournament committee, a registration sheet which
contains the full name, date of birth and shirt number of every player in
his team. All players must provide proof of their age and identity. They
may be asked to show this proof at any time. The same player may
participate in only one team during the whole tournament.
 
6. Duration of Play.
Categories: Preliminary Rounds.
M 1 x 25 min.
 
7. Placing matches - preliminary rounds.
The final positions of teams in
the preliminary rounds will be determined by the number of points
attained. The points system applied will be:
3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss. Where teams are
level on points in their group the following will apply: goal difference 2)
most goals scored 3) the result of the mutual match 4) the drawing of lots.
Placing matches - Intermediate rounds. In the event of a draw,
penalty kicks will be taken in accordance with the system laid down by the
International Football Association Board in order to determine the winners.
Placing-finals. In the event of a draw, penalty kicks will be taken in
accordance with the system laid down by the International Football
Association Board in order to determine the winner.
 
8. Team Sheets and Substitutions.
Prior to each game the team leader
must hand to the referee a teamsheet which must give each player's
name, number and date of birth (including substitutions). All five players
(including one goalkeeper) from 5 named substitutes on the teamsheet
may be played at any time during the game.
 
9. Every team is obliged to bring a second choice strip of contrasting colour.
If, according to the referee, before the start of the match, the colours are
too similar then the team mentioned first in the programme must change.
 
10. Discipline.
When a player is sent from the field or is given a caution, the
tournament committee will be notified immediately after the match by the
referee. Any player who has been sent off or has received two cautions is
not eligible to play in their team's next game.
Note: All misconduct reports arising from the tournament will be
forwarded to the National Association of the host club who will forward
these reports to the National Associations concerned.
In case of groupmatches ( = placing matches - preliminary rounds)
all results of a team will be rendered invalid in the following cases:
- if that team is late for a game without a valid reason,
- if that team uses an ineligible player,
- if the referee has to abandon a game due to misconduct of players
of that team.
In the intermediate- and final rounds (if there is no question of
groupmatches) the team concerned looses in the cases mentioned
automatically its match with the result 0-3.
 
11. Protests.
The referees decision in all matters concerning points of play
shall be final and binding, therefore protests in this area are not accepted.
All other protests should be made only by the responsible team leader to
the tournament committee no later than 15 minutes after the match. The
tournament committee's decision on all protests is final and binding. The
tournament committee also decides in cases not foreseen in these
tournament rules.
 
12. Schedule.
The tournament committee has the right to alter the
competition schedule should unforeseen circumstances occur.
 
13. Responsibility.
It is the responsibility of each team to make sure that
adequate insurance cover is provided for their players. The tournament
organisers and Euro-Sportring are not responsible for damage to, and loss
or theft of possessions or equipment of participants or clubs. They are
also not responsible for personal harm or injury to participants.

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