2015 East Region Cup
Rules and Regulations
The Rules and Regulations of the ERSL Regional League
will apply for the ER Cup with the following exceptions:
- The East
Region Cup (ER Cup) is a single game elimination competition played
throughout the season for teams playing in the ERSL Regional L3 and District
Competitive Tier 1, U14 to U18 divisions.
shall be no entry fee for the ER Cup.
- All Regional
L3 teams are automatically entered into the ER Cup. However a Regional
team may withdraw from the competition by sending an email stating that
fact to the ERSL at GM@ersl.ca. The email must be received by 18:00 on Friday
Tier 1 teams who wish to participate in the ER Cup must enter by e-mail no
later than May 15th at 18:00.
District Tier 1 teams who do not enter the ER Cup competition will
be automatically enter into the Shield competition unless otherwise
withdrawn as outlined in the ER Shield Rules and Regulations.
must be a minimum of 8 teams entered in an age group. Should less than 8
teams enter the ER Cup, then those teams will be entitled to play up a
year, or can decline to participate in the ER Cup.
teams who enter the ER Cup do so at the 1st round. If required, first
round byes will be determined in a draw conducted by the ERSL. No teams
shall receive byes in subsequent rounds.
- ER Cup
participants will schedule ER Cup games in accordance with the following
document: 2015 East Region Cup
- A player
shall play for only one (1) team in the ER Cup or Shield competition. Once
a player has played for a team, they are tied to that team for the
remainder of 2015 Cup or Shield competition.
- Subject to
the restrictions of Article 8, play up permits are allowed, but are restricted
players from District Competitive in the same age division, a level equal
to or lower at a younger age division, or a Club's house league. The
team’s age division is the division to which they are registered with the
permits are not permitted in the ER Cup.
Registration Permits are not permitted in the ER Cup
- Any team
found to be playing an ineligible player in a Cup game will be eliminated
from the competition, the team and coach may also face further discipline
action. Previous game results will not be affected by this decision.
- The length of
games is as follows:
14 to Under 18 – Two 45 minute halves
- If the game
is tied at the end of regular time then the game shall be decided by
penalty kicks according to the Laws of the Game. In accordance with the
Laws of the Game, games that are a tied at the end of regular time shall
be reported as a draw when completing the game report. The ERSL will use
the Referee report to determine which team advances.
appointed assistant referees will be used for all ER Cup games.
will be awarded to the champions of each Cup Division. The trophies remain
the property of the ERSL, and shall be returned to the ERSL no later than
May 31st of the following year.
will be awarded to each player registered with the winning and finalist
team of each Cup Division.
- The U14
to U16 ER Cup Finals will be hosted by Kemptville District Soccer Club for
the 2015 season. The U17/18 ER Cup Finals will be hosted by the ERSL.
19. The ERSL
is seeking a sustaining sponsorship and/or dedicated funding source for the ER
Cup Competition which may restrict your team and/or Club’s ability to display
sponsorship material at the ER Cup Competition Final events.