Blue Devils 6v6 End of Season Gala Day

Blue Devils 6v6 End of Season Gala Day – Saturday 7th October 2017

The winter competition is coming towards the end, futsal and summer 6s will be kicking off in the not too distant future!

Do you think your team has the determination and skill to win one more trophy before year’s end?

We have great fields, quality competition, refs, a canteen, what a fantastic way to spend a Saturday in the glorious Spring sunshine before futsal starts.

Contact the co-ordinator for your age group and don’t miss out!

COMPETITION STRUCTURE

Clubs or teams participating in the 2017 Blue Devils Gala Day are represented by players from the following age groups, female teams may play down 1 chronological year:

  • Under 10,
  • Under 11,

 

  • Under 12,
  • Under 13,

 

  • Under 14,
  • Under 16.

 

Games are played on a small sized field and consist of 2 x 10 minute halves with a five minute half time break.

Consolation and finals will be 2 x 15 minute halves with a 5 minute half time break.

There is an absolute maximum of 16 teams per age group which will be divided into 4 pools of four.

Each team will get a minimum 5 games consisting of 4 pool games and a consolation if they don’t make finals.

REGISTRATIONS

Team registrations should be organised by an authorised official such as the team manager or coach.

  • An initial Expression of Interest form should be lodged by Friday 1st September 2017
  • Once participation is confirmed, final payment and team list is required by Friday the 22nd of September 2017.

Download Registration form here

FEES

  • $250 per team required by Friday 22nd September 2017.
  • $220 is payable if fully paid and registered by the Friday the 1st of September 2017
  • Payments are required to be made to:
    Belconnen United Football Club, BSB –  641-800, Account – 200746817
  • This fee includes insurance cover for players registered for the 2017 Capital Football winter competition.
  • Interstate teams’ insurance cover is provided by their local registration organisation so long as they are registered for the 2017 winter competition and have obtained a clearance (sanction) from the appropriate governing body. This governing body is the relevant Football/Soccer Club, Association, Branch or State Federation.
  • Mandatory Capital Football insurance cover for players not registered for their relevant 2017 winter competition is $12 per player and is to be paid with the team’s registration.

VENUE University of Canberra Fields 4, 5a and b

DIVISIONS

It is currently anticipated there will be competitions in the following division groups:

  • Under 10,
  • Under 11,
  • Under 12,
  • Under 13,
  • Under 14,
  • Under 16.

Depending on the number of teams registered some divisions may be combined for an even competition. All female teams are encouraged to compete and they can play one age group down. 

Each division will be divided into even pools where possible. While every effort will be made to place every team in a competition, final placements will be made in the order that completed registrations with deposits are received.

DRAWS

  • The draws for each division will be available prior to the competition start date.
  • The first game will kick-off at 8:00am.

FINALS

The top team in each pool go through to semi finals, or the top 2 teams in the group will play-off in the grand final or depending on number of teams that are registered within that division.

COMPETITION RULES

The tournament is played under the official laws of the game for 2010 as approved by FIFA and adopted and circulated by Football Federation Australia.

SPECIFIC TOURNAMENT RULES

  1. All games will be of 25 minutes duration (10 minute halves with a 5 minute half time break)
  2. Each player should wear the same shirt number in every match.
  3. 9 players are allowed on the match card and unlimited Interchange can be used for all divisions provided the ball is out of play.
  4. The Match Official has full discretion to control substitutions and issue disciplinary Cards.
  5. Match cards are available from the Registration Desk, located near the canteen. Completed cards are to be handed to the match official at the commencement of each game. Match scores are to be returned to the Registration Desk at the end of each game by the winning team, in the event of a draw, the first team listed.
  6. Teams must be assembled at the correct field five minutes prior to the scheduled start time of their match.
  7. The tournament organisers will supply match balls.
  8. Any player who receives a red card will not be eligible to play the next scheduled game.
  9. Any player who receives a cumulative three yellow cards will not be eligible to play the next scheduled game.
  10. The Match Official’s decision is final.
  11. Points – win 3, scored draw 2, scoreless draw 1, loss/forfeit 0.
  12. Teams not ready to play within 10 minutes of the nominated kick-off time forfeit the match (3-0 win to the opposition).
  13. Standings will be determined by points. If teams are even at the end of all games in their pool, the winner will be decided by their head to head result. If a draw, the winner will be determined by goal difference. If they still remain even the winner will be determined by the team with most goals scored. If still even then the winner will be decided by the toss of a coin with the Tournament Official deciding who shall call the toss.
  14. In the event of a draw during the play-off games, extra time of five minutes each way shall be played. If upon the conclusion of extra time the game is still drawn a penalty shootout shall take place, using the players on the field at this time.
  15. The final will be of 15mins duration for each half with 5 mins for half time
  16. Incidents and circumstances outside the rules will be decided by the Tournament Officials.

CONDUCT

Players

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of fellow players, coaches, officials and spectators.
  • Refrain from conduct which could be regarded as harassment towards fellow players and coaches.
  • Respect the talent, potential and development of fellow players and competitors.
  • Care for and respect the equipment provided to you as part of the day.
  • Conduct themselves in a professional manner relating to language, temper and punctuality.
  • Maintain high personal behaviour standards at all times.
  • Abide by the rules and respect the decisions of officials, making all appeals through the formal process.
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.
  • Show appreciation for good performance and skilful plays by all players (including opposition).

COACHES

Coaches and team officials are expected to abide by all that is encompassed in the above Codes of Behaviour and above all encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating positive support for all players, coaches, contest administrators and officials at every game.