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Memorandum of Rules, Duties and Privileges of Local District Associations

BARKSTON ASH CHALLENGE CUP
JB PLOWS CUP
MITRE CUP
BML SPORTS CUP
JUNIOR CUP
DEIGHTON SHIELD
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Memorandum of Rules, Duties and Privileges of Local District Associations

 

Title

1. This District Association shall be called the ďBarkston Ash and District Football AssociationĒ and shall be affiliated with and directly under the control of the West Riding County Football Association Ltd.

Area

2. The area of the District Association shall be defined by the West Riding County Football Association Ltd and shall not be altered without the consent of the West Riding County Football Association Ltd.

 Government

3. Each District Association shall be governed by a Council, which shall be constituted as the District Association determine. The Constitution of the Council shall be fixed at the Annual General Meeting of the District Association.

 Local District Representatives

4. Each District Association shall appoint its representatives to the West Riding County Football Association Ltd, who shall be elected by the District Associationís Council on or before July 31st in each year. Election of District Representatives to the West Riding County FA Council will be carried out in accordance with the Articles of the West Riding County Football Association Ltd.  

Duties and Privileges

5. A District Association may act, if so desired, as a body for insuring players against accidents. The rules of any such scheme shall be in accordance with the rules of the Football Association and shall be approved by the West Riding County Football Association Ltd. 

6. Each District Associationís Annual General Meeting shall be held no later than July 31st in each year. Each club having paid its affiliation fees to the County Association for the current season before the date of the Annual General Meeting, shall be entitled to send a representative to this meeting and all other General Meetings of its District Association.
At the written request of a quarter of the members of the District Association, the Secretary of the District Association shall call a Special General Meeting allowing at least ten daysí notice.

7. The representative of any club or competition concerned in a complaint or in any dispute shall not be eligible to sit on the Council whilst the said complaint or dispute is being discussed. 

8. The Officers of the District Association shall be empowered to carry out the work of their Association until the Council is appointed. 

9. The Council, or any Committee which it appoints to investigate and decide upon any matter, shall have the power to punish any Club, Officials, players or Members of the Council by expulsion, fine, or otherwise as they may think fit, should any of the parties enumerated above be found to have been guilty of any breach of Rules of the District Association Competitions, but not for breach of Laws of the Game. 

10. Subject to the West Riding County FA Representative matches, the District Association shall have the first claim on the services of any player for its official matches in the West Riding County Football Association Minor Cup Competition. 

11. All fines and charges shall be paid within 14 days of the date of the written notification. Any club failing to do so will be fined a maximum of £50. Further  failure to pay the fine and/or charges including the additional sum within 14 days will result in fixtures being withdrawn until such time as all outstanding payments are settled. The District Association may then apply to the West Riding County Football Association to enforce the Football Debt Recovery procedure.  

12. Clubs may appeal against any decision of the District Association. Within 14 days of the posting of written notification of any decision of the District Association Council, a club, official or player against whom action is taken may appeal against such decision by lodging particulars in duplicate with the Chief Executive of the West Riding County Football Association, including a fee of £25, for adjudication of a Board of Appeal.  

The Board of Appeal may order the appeal fee to be forfeited and shall decide by whom the costs of the appeal shall be borne. The decision of the Board of Appeal is final and binding on all parties concerned. 

No appeal can be lodged against a decision taken at an Annual or Special General Meeting unless this is on the ground of unconstitutional conduct. 

13. The Association shall have power to organise Cup Competitions approved by the West Riding County Football Association, subject to the Rules of the County Association.  

All affiliated Clubs playing in the area covered by the District Football Association (except Clubs competing for the F.A. or County Cups) are expected to enter the appropriate District Cup Competition, and shall, if entrance is made, compete in accordance with the Rules of the competition and those of the Football Association.  The Conference date for matches in competitions organised by the District Association shall be the third Saturday or Sunday in each month. Matches that are ordered to be replayed must be replayed on the next Conference date or earlier by mutual consent with the leagues concerned.

14. The Minutes and proceedings of the District Association shall be submitted if required to the West Riding County Football Association. 

15. The income and property of the District Association shall be at their complete disposal providing that such income and property shall be applied solely towards the promotion of the objects of the Football Association. The funds of the District Association shall be lodged with an approved Bank in the name of the President or Chairman and Treasurer of the Council. All accounts shall be submitted for the approval of the District Association Council. Auditors shall be appointed annually, and they shall audit the accounts. An audited Balance Sheet shall be sent to each club at least seven days before the Annual General Meeting of the District Association. All trophies of a District Association, and such other effects or assets as may be acquired from time to time, shall be held in trust by the President and Treasurer of the District Association who shall for all intents and purposes be their legal owners. Should a District Association become defunct, its surplus assets should be applied by the West Riding County Football Association in liquidating any liability of the District Association. If the surplus assets shall be more than sufficient to liquidate such liability, the balance shall be disposed of in accordance with rule 8 of the Football Associationís Regulations applying to Cup Companies. If such assets shall be insufficient to liquidate the District Associationís liabilities, a levy shall be made on the Clubs in the area to produce a sum sufficient to do this. 

16. District Associations shall submit a copy of its Governing Rules and Competition Rules each season to the West Riding County Football Association for approval. 

17. In all other respects the District Association shall be governed and guided by the Rules of the West Riding County Football Association on points of issue. 

18. Rule changes can only be made at an Annual General Meeting or an Extraordinary Meeting called for this purpose. These rules shall be submitted to the West Riding County Football Association Ltd for approval within fourteen days of the meeting.

 

 

BARKSTON ASH CHALLENGE CUP

 

1.         The Competition shall be called the "Barkston Ash Challenge Cup."

2.         The Council of the Barkston Ash District Football Association shall have the entire control and management of the Competitions, who shall decide on all questions regarding the interpretation of these Rules or any other matter relating to the competition for which these Rules do not provide.

3.         The Cup shall be competed for annually by Teams whose Clubs are fully affiliated to the West Riding County Football Association, who are based in the Barkston Ash District, playing Saturday football.
              Entry into this competition is by application, each season, from teams within the jurisdiction of the Barkston Ash District Football Association and is subject to permission from the respective league in which the team play its normal fixture, as per SCOR 1(g). Teams cannot be charged for non-participation.
              Applications from teams from outside the Barkston Ash District Football Association may only be accepted where there is no suitable competition in the teamís parent District Football Association. 

4. Entrance Fee

            The entrance fee for this competition shall be £25 and this MUST be paid to the Association Secretary or as directed by 1st August in each year. Failure to comply will result in a £10 fine being imposed.

5. Eligibility of Players

            Clubs playing in this Competition may only play players who have been registered with their respective Leagues to play for that specific team at least 7 days prior to the original fixture date.

No player shall be allowed to play for more than one Club/ Team in this Competition.

            No player under written contract shall be eligible to play in this competition.

Only Players registered with their leagues prior to 1st January will be allowed to play in the later stages of the competition.

Any protest regarding the qualifications of any players under this Rule must be made in accordance with Rule 23.

            Any Club found guilty of playing an ineligible player will be struck out of the Competition and fined £20.

            All players must be a minimum of 16 years of age

6. Ground Details.       

             The Club having choice of ground MUST, at least five days prior to the date upon which the tie is scheduled, advise the opposing Club Secretary directions to their Dressing rooms and Ground. The Home Club MUST also advise the match Official(s) of the details regarding dressing room and ground location.

            Clubs in breach of this Rule will be fined  £10.

7. Substitutes, Team Sheets.   

            The substitute Rule as approved by the Football association shall operate. Five substitutes may be named and a maximum of Three used in all Cup matches, and their names must be given to the referee before the match.  Un-named substitutes will not be allowed to participate. A named substitute who does not play in the match shall be deemed not to have played.

            Each Club must exchange a list of players taking part in the match with their opponents 15 minutes prior to Kick Off. Each Club must provide the referee with a team sheet, correctly completed 15 minutes prior to kick off. Clubs in breach of this Rule will be fined £10.

8. Exemptions.

            The Council shall have power to exempt such Clubs as it may deem fit from taking part in the first round of the Competition.

9. Misconduct.

            The Council shall have power to deal with any Club, official or player who may be proved guilty of any breach of the Rules of the Association.

10. The Draw.
             Except by permission of the Management Committee all matches must be played on the dates originally fixed but priority shall be given to The Football Association and parent County Association Cup Competitions. All other matches must be considered secondary. Clubs may mutually agree to bring forward a match with the consent of the (Fixtures) Secretary. The District FA may bring the matches forward provided agreement is obtained from both competing clubs and the respective league.
              For all rounds preceding the Semi- Final, ties shall be drawn and played on the ground of the first drawn Club. In the event that two clubs who share a ground are both are drawn at home, the first drawn shall have use of the Home ground and the second drawn shall play on the ground of the away team.
             The draw MUST be submitted in writing (email is acceptable) to the League(s) as soon as possible after the draw is made but no later than 21 days prior to the playing of the First Round ties. The results of each round thereafter must be submitted to the league (s) together with the draw for the next Round within 5 days of the completion of the previous Round. Failure to notify the leagues as above will result in the teamís league fixture being ordered to take precedence should the league make any representation to the West Riding County FA.
              Any District FA not scheduling matches to be played in consecutive months must inform the respective League Secretaries.
             
The dates and details (i.e. teams involved) of all Semi Finals and finals must be communicated to the respective leagues with 48 hours of completion of the Quarter Final/ Semi-Final stages. Where possible, provisional dates for Semi Final and Final matches should be provided to leagues at the start of the season.

11. Duration of Matches 

In all matches the duration of the match shall be 90 minutes, (in two equal halves) but not less than 70 minutes (in two equal halves), at the discretion of the referee. In all matches, if the score is still level at Full Time, kicks from the penalty mark shall be taken to determine the winner, in accordance with the procedure adopted by The International Football Association Board (IFAB).

The half time interval shall be a maximum of 10 minutes, and this may only be altered with the consent of the referee.

12. Failure to Play       

            Any Club failing to play in any match without showing sufficient cause may be adjudged guilty of serious misconduct and shall be dealt with as provided for in Rule 12 of the Association.

13. Grounds.   

            The dimensions and marking out of the ground shall be in accordance with Law 1 of the Football Association. The Field of Play must be kept clear of spectators and goal nets must be used in all matches. The home Club shall be responsible for the observance of this Rule, and where adequate arrangements are not made it may be liable to a fine not exceeding £10 and expulsion from the competition.

            The Home Club must provide at least two suitable match balls to the referee 15 minutes prior to kick off time. Any Club in breach of this Rule shall be liable to a fine of £10.

14. Colours.

            No player, including the goalkeeper, shall be permitted to wear black or very dark shirts.

All Clubs must register their colours with the Association.  Clubs changing colours during the season must notify the Association secretary, failure to notify a colour change will result in a fine of £10.

Where the colours of the two competing clubs are similar, the HOME Club must change, unless alternative arrangements are mutually agreed by both Clubs. In Semi-Finals and Finals BOTH Clubs must change.

Playersí shirts or shorts shall be numbered. Clubs reported for not having numbered shirts or shorts shall be fined £5.

15. Postponed, Abandoned or Drawn Matches

            All postponed matches (subject to the Rule 10 above), shall be played on the next Conference date (third Sunday in the month) or by mutual agreement with the League(s) with whom the clubs are members.
All abandoned matches shall be reviewed by the Council who shall have power to deal with such matches as they deem fit.

16. Results of Matches.

The Secretary of each Club shall send the result of the match on the form provided via word document downloaded from website or online form, no other forms are acceptable. The form must be fully completed with the Full Names of all participating players. This form must be sent to the Association Secretary within 4 days of completion of the fixture, failure to do so will result in a fine of £10 being imposed.

The home Club Secretary is requested to ring the result of the match to the Association Secretary on the day of the match.

The Secretary of the Home Club must report any postponed or abandoned match to the Association Secretary on the day of the match. Failure to do so will result in a fine of £5 being imposed.

17. Late Starts.

            All matches must commence at the appointed time. Unless a satisfactory explanation be given, Clubs responsible for a late start shall be fined £10 for the first 15 minutes or part thereof, and £1 per minute thereafter.

18. Referees

            Registered Referees for all matches shall be appointed in a manner approved by the Management Committee and by the sanctioning Association(s).  The FA Order of Precedence must be observed at all times. Referees can be appointed to, but cannot be mandated, to officiate in the District FA Cup Competition. Any referee who chooses to officiate in a District FA Competition must close his/her dates with their respective league. Any referee already appointed to a league match is obligated to officiate in the league and cannot later withdraw his/her services in favour of a District FA appointment.

a.    Neutral Referees shall be appointed for all games. The Refereeís fee shall be £25 + 30p per mile travelling expenses. In Semi Finals and Finals assistant referees shall be appointed. The Assistant Referees fees shall be £15.00 + 30p per mile travelling expenses. In Finals the Officials shall receive a suitable memento + expenses

b.    Where assistant referees are not appointed, each Club must supply a competent linesman who will carry out the instructions given by the referee for the duration of the game. Failure to do so will result in a fine of £10 being imposed

c.     In all matches up to the semi-finals the Home Club shall pay the officials. In semi-finals the cost of the officials to be shared by both Clubs.

d.    Each Club shall, in the manner prescribed from time to time by the Football Association, award marks to the Referee for each match and the name of the Referee and the marks awarded shall be submitted to the League Secretary, on the Referee Report Form provided. This form must be sent to the Association Secretary within 4 days of completion of the fixture, failure to do so will result in a fine of £10 being imposed.
Where a mark of 51 or less is awarded, a written explanation must be submitted along with the Result report Form. Clubs in breach of this Rule shall be fined £10.
The Association shall keep a record of the markings and on the form provided and by the prescribed date each season shall submit a summary to the County Football Association as appropriate.
Referees and Assistant referees shall in all matches wear the traditional black and white uniform.


19. Notification of matches & Appointments
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            The Association Secretary will as soon as possible after the draw has been made, send a copy of the draw to all the Clubs remaining in the competition and to all appointed officials. Clubs must acknowledge receipt of this notification to the Association Secretary.
Officials must confirm receipt of appointment with the Referees Appointment Secretary.

20. Admission Charges
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            Semi Finals and Finals shall be played on grounds decided by the Council. A charge for admission may be made at semi-finals and finals. The Council will decide the price of admission.
All proceeds from the semi-finals and final match, after expenses have been met, shall be paid into the Association Funds.

21. Cup Mementoes
             In addition to the Cup the Association may present mementoes to the players taking part in the Final.
A player dismissed from the field during the final may not be presented with a memento at the end of the match. The Council will make a decision about this memento.
The Cups shall be 'Challenge Cups' and shall never be won outright by any Club.
All Cup winners must have the Club's name engraved on the trophy and the trophy must be returned to the Association on or before the February Council meeting.  Clubs in breach of this Rule will be fined £20.

22. Penalty for Violating Rules
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              Except where a Rule states a specific penalty for infringement, the Council shall have the power to deal with any offence at its discretion. If a club is in breach of the same rule more than once in a season, then the subsequent fines will be doubled. All fines shall be paid as per Association Rule 11.

23. Protests and Objections.
               Protest and Objections relating to any violation of the Cup Rules or Association Rules must be lodged, by the protesting Club, with the Association Secretary within 4 days of the date of playing the tie accompanied by a deposit of  £10, which shall be forfeited if the Council considers the protest trivial or groundless. Protest shall be made in writing and sent to the Association Secretary by registered letter or recorded delivery, and at the same time a copy shall be sent by registered letter or recorded delivery to the Club against whom the protest is made.
Any objection relative to ground, goal posts, bars or other appurtenances must be made to the referee and to the captain of the opposing Club at least 10 minutes before the game commences. If possible the fault should be remedied.
If the Council subsequently discovers that any Rule has, in its opinion, been violated by mutual arrangement between Clubs or otherwise, it shall be in the power of the Council to disqualify any such Clubs from further competing in the competition, or to order the tie to be replayed and otherwise deal with the offenders without any formal protest having been made.
No objection or protest shall be withdrawn except by leave of the Council.

24. Appeals against Decisions
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             Appeals against decisions of the Council shall be made in accordance with Membership Rule 5 of the West Riding County Football Association.

25. Other Matters
            The Council reserves the right to deal with anything not provided for in these Rules, providing that they are in accord with the Football Association Regulations.

 

JB PLOWS CUP

 

All Rules as per Barkston Ash Challenge Cup except the following: -

 

1.         The Competition shall be called the "JB Plows Cup"

3.         The Cup shall be competed for annually by Teams whose Clubs are fully affiliated to the West Riding County Football Association, who are based in the Barkston Ash District, playing Sunday football.
              Entry into this competition is by application, each season, from teams within the jurisdiction of the Barkston Ash District Football Association and is subject to permission from the respective league in which the team play its normal fixture, as per SCOR 1(g). Teams cannot be charged for non-participation.
              Applications from teams from outside the Barkston Ash District Football Association may only be accepted where there is no suitable competition in the teamís parent District Football Association. 

 

MITRE CUP

 

All Rules as per Barkston Ash Challenge Cup except the following: -

 

1.         The Competition shall be called the "Mitre Cup"

3.         The Cup shall be competed for annually by Teams whose Clubs are fully affiliated to the West Riding County Football Association, who are based in the Barkston Ash District, playing Saturday and Sunday football.
              Entry into this competition is by application, each season, from teams within the jurisdiction of the Barkston Ash District Football Association and is subject to permission from the respective league in which the team play its normal fixture, as per SCOR 1(g). Teams cannot be charged for non-participation.
              Applications from teams from outside the Barkston Ash District Football Association may only be accepted where there is no suitable competition in the teamís parent District Football Association. 

4. Entrance Fee

The entrance fee shall be £20 and this MUST be paid to the Association Secretary, or as directed, by 1st July in each year

5. Eligibility of Players.

Clubs playing in this Competition may only play players who have been registered with their respective Clubs / Leagues to play for that specific team at least 7 days prior to the fixture. Any protest regarding the qualifications of any players under this Rule must be made in accordance with Rule 23. Any Club found guilty of playing an ineligible player will be struck out of the competition and fined £20.

 

BML SPORTS CUP

 

All Rules as per Barkston Ash Challenge Cup except the following: - 

1.         The Competition shall be called the "BML Sports Cup"

3.             The Cup shall be competed for annually by Reserve Teams whose Clubs are fully affiliated to the West Riding County Football Association, who are based in the Barkston Ash District, playing Saturday football.
              Entry into this competition is by application, each season, from teams within the jurisdiction of the Barkston Ash District Football Association and is subject to permission from the respective league in which the team play its normal fixture, as per SCOR 1(g). Teams cannot be charged for non-participation.
              Applications from teams from outside the Barkston Ash District Football Association may only be accepted where there is no suitable competition in the teamís parent District Football Association. 

4.         The entrance fee shall be £20 and this MUST be paid to the Association Secretary, or as directed, by 1st August in each year.

5.   Eligibility of Players.

            Clubs playing in this competition may only play players who have been registered with their respective leagues to play for that Team at least 7 days prior to the fixture.
No player may play for more than ONE Club in the competition.
Players who have played in 50% or more first team fixtures in the current season will not be eligible to play in this competition.
Clubs may play no more than TWO players who have represented the Club in the Barkston Ash Challenge Cup.
No player who has played for another Club in the Barkston Ash Challenge Club shall be eligible to play in this competition.
Only players registered with their Leagues prior to 1st January shall be allowed to play in the competition.
Any protest regarding the qualification of any player under this Rule must be made in accordance with Rule 23.
Any Club found guilty of playing an ineligible player will be struck out of the Competition and fined £20.

 

BARKSTON ASH JUNIOR CUP

 

 All Rules as per Barkston Ash Challenge Cup except the following: -

 

1.         The Competition shall be called the "Barkston Ash Junior Cup"

3.         The Cup shall be competed for annually by Teams whose Clubs are fully affiliated to the West Riding County Football Association, who are based in the Barkston Ash District.
              Entry into this competition is by application, each season, from teams within the jurisdiction of the Barkston Ash District Football Association and is subject to permission from the respective league in which the team play its normal fixture, as per SCOR 1(g). Teams cannot be charged for non-participation.
              Applications from teams from outside the Barkston Ash District Football Association may only be accepted where there is no suitable competition in the teamís parent District Football Association.  .

4.         The entrance fee shall be £12 and this must be paid to the Association Secretary, or as directed, by 1st August in each year.

5.             Eligibility of Players

            Clubs playing in this competition may only play players who have been registered with their respective Leagues to play for that Club at least 7 days prior to the fixture; (non League Clubs must register their players with the Association secretary)

            No player shall be allowed to play for more than one Club in the competition.

            All players must be UNDER 16 years of age on August 31st of the current season

            In All rounds, Birth certificates, or other satisfactory proof of date of birth of each player taking part in the match, must be produced by the official of each competing Club to the official of the opposing Club, prior to the commencement of the match.

            All team officials must have undertaken a CRB check via WRCFA and be in possession of child protection cards as per West Riding County FA membership Rule 1. These cards must available at all matches and must be produced if requested by a District FA Official.

Any protest regarding the qualification of players under this Rule must be made in accordance with Rule 23.
Any Club found guilty of playing an ineligible player will be struck out of the competition and fined £20.
Priority for School Activities
a) Priority must at all time be given to school or school organisationís activities in accordance with the recommendations of the ď Memorandum: Children of School Age and School GamesĒ whilst a pupil is receiving full time education

b) All Clubs and Competitions, excluding those whose matches are played on Sundays, shall include in their rules a provision to the effect that the availability of a pupil must be consented to by the head teacher.

6.             Substitutes, Team Sheets
The substitute Rule as approved by the Football association shall operate. Five substitutes may be named and used in all Cup matches, and their names must be given to the referee before the match.

            A player who has been substituted himself becomes a substitute and may replace another player at any time subject to the substitution being carried out in accordance with Law 3 of the Laws of association Football. (ie Rolling substitutes are allowed in this competition)

             Un-named substitutes will not be allowed to participate. A named substitute who does not play in the match shall be deemed not to have played.

            Each Club must exchange a list of players taking part in the match with their opponents 15 minutes prior to Kick Off. Each Club must provide the referee with a team sheet, correctly completed 15 minutes prior to kick off. Clubs in breach of this Rule will be fined £10.

11. Duration of matches

            In all matches the duration of the match shall be 80 minutes, (in two equal halves) but not less than 70 minutes (in two equal halves), at the discretion of the referee. In all matches, if the score is still level at Full Time, kicks from the penalty mark shall be taken to determine the winner, in accordance with the procedure adopted by The International Football Association Board (IFAB).

        The half time interval shall be a maximum of 10 minutes, and this may only be altered with the consent of the referee

13. Grounds

            The dimensions and marking out of the ground shall be in accordance with Law 1 of the Football Association. The Field of Play must be kept clear of spectators and goal nets must be used in all matches. The home Club shall be responsible for the observance of this Rule, and where adequate arrangements are not made it may be liable to a fine not exceeding £10 and expulsion from the competition.

            The Home Club must provide at least two suitable match balls Size 5 to the referee 15 minutes prior to kick off time. The Home Club shall provide linesman's flags. Any Club in breach of this Rule shall be liable to a fine of £10 on each count.

18. Referees

            Neutral Referees shall be appointed for all games. The referees fee shall be £15.00 + 30p per mile travelling expenses. If Assistant Referees are appointed their fees shall be £7.50 + 30p per mile travelling expenses.Where assistant referees are not appointed, each Club must supply a competent linesman who will carry out the instructions given by the referee for the duration of the game. Failure to do so will result in a fine of £10 being imposed.
In all matches up to the semi finals the Home Club shall pay the officials. In semi finals the cost of the officials to be shared by both Clubs.

            Referees and Assistant referees shall in all matches wear the traditional
black and white uniform.

 

DEIGHTON SHIELD


All Rules as per Barkston Ash Junior Cup except the following: -

 

1.         The Competition shall be called the "Deighton Shield"

3.         The Shield shall be competed for annually by Teams whose Clubs are fully affiliated to the West Riding County Football Association, who are based in the Barkston Ash District.
              Entry into this competition is by application, each season, from teams within the jurisdiction of the Barkston Ash District Football Association and is subject to permission from the respective league in which the team play its normal fixture, as per SCOR 1(g). Teams cannot be charged for non-participation.
              Applications from teams from outside the Barkston Ash District Football Association may only be accepted where there is no suitable competition in the teamís parent District Football Association. 

4.         The entrance fee shall be £12 and this must be paid to the Association Secretary, or as directed, by 1st August in each year.

 

5. Eligibility of Players

            Clubs playing in this competition may only play players who have been registered with their respective Leagues to play for that Club at least 7 days prior to the fixture; (non League Clubs must register their players with the Association secretary)

            No player shall be allowed to play for more than one Club in the competition.

            All players must be UNDER 14 years of age on August 31st of the current season

            In All rounds, Birth certificates, or other satisfactory proof of date of birth of each player taking part in the match, must be produced by the official of each competing Club to the official of the opposing Club, prior to the commencement of the match.

            All team officials must have undertaken a CRB check via WRCFA and be in possession of child protection cards as per West Riding County FA membership Rule 1. These cards must available at all matches and must be produced if requested by a District FA Official.

            Any protest regarding the qualification of players under this Rule must be made in accordance with Rule 23.
Any Club found guilty of playing an ineligible player will be struck out of the competition and fined £20.

11. Duration of matches

            In all matches the duration of the match shall be 70 minutes, (in two equal halves) but not less than 60 minutes (in two equal halves), at the discretion of the referee.  In all matches, if the score is still level at Full Time, kicks from the penalty mark shall be taken to determine the winner, in accordance with the procedure adopted by The International Football Association Board (IFAB)..
The half time interval shall be a maximum of 10 minutes, and this May only be altered with the consent of the referee

13. Grounds

            As per Junior Cup except         

            The minimum size of the playing area shall be 90 yards long by 50 yards wide.

            The minimum size of goal posts shall be 7 yards wide by 7 feet high

            Size 4 footballs must be used in this competition

 

 


BML SPORTS JUNIOR CUP


All Rules as per Barkston Ash Junior Cup except the following: -

 

1.         The Competition shall be called the "BML SPORTS Junior Cup"

3.         The Cup shall be competed for annually by Teams whose Clubs are fully affiliated to the West Riding County Football Association, who are based in the Barkston Ash District.
              Entry into this competition is by application, each season, from teams within the jurisdiction of the Barkston Ash District Football Association and is subject to permission from the respective league in which the team play its normal fixture, as per SCOR 1(g). Teams cannot be charged for non-participation.
              Applications from teams from outside the Barkston Ash District Football Association may only be accepted where there is no suitable competition in the teamís parent District Football Association. 
This competition shall 9 v 9  as per FA Regulations.

4.         The entrance fee shall be £12 and this must be paid to the Association Secretary, or as directed, by 1st August in each year.

5. Eligibility of Players

            Clubs playing in this competition may only play players who have been registered with their respective Leagues to play for that Club at least 7 days prior to the fixture; (non League Clubs must register their players with the Association secretary)

            No player shall be allowed to play for more than one Club in the competition.

            All players must be UNDER 12 years of age on August 31st of the current season

            In All rounds, Birth certificates, or other satisfactory proof of date of birth of each player taking part in the match, must be produced by the official of each competing Club to the official of the opposing Club, prior to the commencement of the match.
All team officials must have undertaken a CRB check via WRCFA and be in possession of child protection cards as per West Riding County FA membership Rule 1. These cards must available at all matches and must be produced if requested by a District FA Official.

            Any protest regarding the qualification of players under this Rule must be made in accordance with Rule 23.
Any Club found guilty of playing an ineligible player will be struck out of the competition and fined £20.

6. Substitute, Team sheets

The substitute Rule as approved by the Football association shall operate. Three substitutes may be named and used in all Cup matches, and their names must be given to the referee before the match.

            A player who has been substituted himself becomes a substitute and may replace another player at any time subject to the substitution being carried out in accordance with Law 3 of the Laws of association Football. (ie Rolling substitutes are allowed in this competition)

             Un-named substitutes will not be allowed to participate. A named substitute who does not play in the match shall be deemed not to have played.

            Each Club must exchange a list of players taking part in the match with their opponents 15 minutes prior to Kick Off. Each Club must provide the referee with a team sheet, correctly completed 15 minutes prior to kick off. Clubs in breach of this Rule will be fined £10.

11. Duration of matches

            In all matches the duration of the match shall be 60 minutes, (in two equal halves) but not less than 50 minutes (in two equal halves), at the discretion of the referee.In all matches, if the score is still level at Full Time, kicks from the penalty mark shall be taken to determine the winner, in accordance with the procedure adopted by The International Football Association Board (IFAB).

            The half time interval shall be a maximum of 10 minutes, and this may only be altered with the consent of the referee

13. Grounds    

            As per Barkston Ash Junior Cup except for:

            The FA recommended pitch size is 80yds by 50yds.

The FA recommended size of goals is 16ft wide by 7ft high

            Size 4 footballs must be used in this competition