Futsal Cup 08 – Administration Rules


Administration Rules FA Futsal Cup 2008.


Management of the competition.

The Competition shall be called the Grimsby Futsal Cup 2008. Organiser Kevin Bryant.

Any alteration to
these rules must be sanctioned by Rules Committee of LFA.

The Competition
shall be governed in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of the English Football Association.  FIFA
futsal rules will be used as submitted.

The Lincolnshire Football Association will sanction the
competition.  The competition, all teams
and players, and other persons shall be subject to the Rules and Regulations of
that Association.


2.  Affiliation of participating teams.

All teams will be affiliated
to the Lincolnshire FA County
Association Ltd, through the Competition.


3. Teams eligible to enter
and entry fee.

competition shall be open to affiliated senior teams affiliated to the
Lincolnshire County Association. The match fee is £20 per team.  Failure to pay in full before a match,
cancelling without 48 hours notice will incur a £20 fine.  Failure to complete cup fixtures will incur a
£50 fine.  First named teams must supply
a line official.


4. Committee and powers.

committee is formed consisting of Mr K Bryant, Mr B Noble, Mr Rob Parry and Mrs
J Goodhand.  The committee shall have the
power to apply, act upon and enforce the Rules of the Competition, and shall
also have jurisdiction over all matters affecting the Competition, including
any not provided for by these rules.

committee shall also adjudicate over all matters effecting the competition

committee shall also adjudicate in all cases of dispute, protest and complaint.

members can be co-opted if required.


5. Copies of rules.

copy of the rules will be available to all participating clubs.  Rules will be available online at


6. Players qualifications.

The tournament is for senior
teams only.


7. Team colours.

Competing teams must
register a first set of colours. In the event of a colour clash the second
named team must change.  Bibs will be
available.  Players should be dressed in
uniform shirts and shorts.  Goalkeepers
must wear kit that does not clash with the referees.  Goalkeepers may wear tracksuit bottoms.


8.  Arrangement of the competition.

As per the rules
submitted.  Matches to be played at the
Second Avenue Resource Centre and Kent Street Resource Centre unless unforeseen
circumstances dictate otherwise.


9.  Reporting Results.

Referees will complete a match report and return it to
administration at the end of each evening’s group of matches.


10.  Referees.

Referees will be paid £7.50
per game.  Travel expenses will be paid
at 40p per mile.  The first named team is
responsible for referee’s fees.


11.  Protests and complaints.

All questions of
eligibility, qualification of players or interpretation of Rules shall be
referred to the Committee, but the committee thereon shall entertain no
objection to the dimensions of the playing area or appurtenances unless a
protest is lodged before the commencement of the game.


12.  Appeals.

Any appeal against a
decision of the Committee must be made to the Lincolnshire Football Association in accordance with its rules
within 14 days of the posting of the decision of the Committee and accompanied
by an appeal fee of £35.


13.  Misconduct.

Any disciplinary action
taken by the referee must be reported to the Lincolnshire Football Association.


14.  Team Names.

No team must enter this
Competition in the name of another affiliated club without the full knowledge
and authority of that club.


15.  Trophies.

Mementoes will be presented
to both finalist teams.  Maximum of 10 medals
per team. The winning team will also receive a trophy. 


Kevin Bryant


Wednesday, 16 April 2008