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SIC 2024 Terms & Conditions

Team and Player Registration Conditions

All registrations are subject to the acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of the Sydney International Cup tournament.

Players are required to be registered into the Cup Manager tournament registration system by their team official.

Player registration requirements:-

1) Players full name,

2) Players date of birth,

3) Player's unique shirt number to be entered into the Cup Manager program,

4) Player proof of age - acceptable proof of age:-

     a) copy of Association issued player ID cards or print of official match card with player name and DOB or age category.

     b) copy passport, birth certificate, student card or other official document showing player name and DOB.

Managers are to collect all player ID's and send via 1 email to info@sydneyinternationalcup.com with your team name/age in the subject header.

Wristbands

The Team Manager will be provided with wristbands for the number of registered players in their team. Given that some clubs/academies have teams in multiple age categories it must be ensured that players are not swapped between teams. All players are therefore required to wear their wristband to be eligible to play. The wristband provided to each player is to last the duration of the entire event (do not take them off).

In the case of a broken or cut wristband, the Player and Team Manager are to present at the SIC Officials desk with the broken wristband to be re-confirmed and re-registered at least 60mins prior to their next game. There will be a charge of $5 per re-registration as we need to ensure player eligibility.

Teams who field players who are not registered to their team/age category may lose all points for that game.

The Registration of Players, including proof of age, is mandatory and must be undertaken in line with the timelines set by the tournament organisers. There is an allowance for up to 2 overage players per team born no earlier than the 1st July the year prior, no further overage dispensation will be allowed. Players are allowed to play up to 2 years up at the discretion of the team's coach and player's parents in respect to the player's ability and physicality.

A player is not allowed to play in more than 1 team during the tournament. Teams who field players who are not registered to their team/age category will lose all points for that game.

Deadline for player registration is 30th August 2024.

Team Kits 

Are to include their home and away kit colours in Cup Manager, in case a team does not have an away kit they must bring a set of bibs to use in case of a colour clash. Player numbers allocated to the player in Cup Manager need to be the same on the home and away kits, player numbers need to be visible through the bib.

 

Communication 

The main contact for the team is the person registering their team into Cup Manager. Additional "Leaders" Manager/Coach are to be added into Cup Manager for their team(s) as "Leaders" by the main contact. The SIC Organisers will communicate with official team contacts via email, the team officials can then disseminate the information to their teams. Parents and supporters are to contact their team officials for information rather than the SIC Officials. In the case that player emails have been entered into Cup Manager, the SIC Organisers will send out important news announcements including the draw.

Managers and Coaches Meeting - will take place at the club house opposite the main stadium on Friday 4th October, prior to the Opening Ceremony. All registered teams’ officials are required to attend. This is also the opportunity for coaches and managers to ask questions. Due to restricted space, no players are to attend the meeting.

Team Registration Packs - to be collected by a registered Team Official from the SIC Managers Hub after the Managers and Coaches Meeting. 

Opening Ceremony - The opening ceremony will take place on Friday 4th October, all participating teams will be required to attend. It will include the Master Touch Challenge.

Master Touch Challenge - The Master Touch Challenge will invite 1 nominated player from each team. The event which consist of juggling a ball from a determined distance all the way to the Master Touch bucket. Nominations for Master Touch will close on August 30th and are made in the player section of Cup Manager.

Team Official Accreditations - These are required for FIELD ACCESS: ONLY PLAYERS and 2 OFFICIALS wearing their Accreditation are allowed onto the field, Bench, Penalty Zone, Warm Up Zone or Technical area. ALL OTHER SUPPORTERS ARE TO BE BEHIND THE Fence.
It is very important for team officials to inform their parents and supporters of the above rule. Let the children play. Its only a game! Let’s Them Play!  No non-playing children on the bench. 

Its only a game! Let’s Play! No non-playing children on the bench.

Media Accreditation If you have media personnel who are actively taking photos on the field, they will need to wear a MEDIA Accreditation. Any Team Media Official who is not actively taking photos will be asked to leave the field.

Tournament Structure

The tournament is 7v7 for all categories.  

All teams will take part in a Round Robin group phase after which teams qualify for the Cup, Plate or Ranking competitions.​

SIC Tournament Groupings and Team Placement Policy

  • A balanced approach will be applied to the teams’ group formation process

  • A group is expected to be created when circumstance applies, but not necessarily guaranteed

  • The Tournament Committee’s decision on team placement in tournament games age group is final.

SIC Awards/Shirt Numbers

Information will be compiled to award individual awards for each age category; Ballon D’or (Most Valuable Player (MVP), Golden Boot and Golden Glove. It is therefore important that players have the same shirt number for the duration of the tournament and that this number matches their player number in the CupManager tournament registration system. In relation to a player who plays both outfield and in goals, a see-through bib can be used while in goals so that the player can be correctly identified.

Awards Ceremony on Monday 7th October 2024

Awards will be presented to the Cup Champions team, Cup Runners up team, Plate Winners team and Individual awards winners for each age category. Medals will also be presented to all participants at the Awards Ceremony after the conclusion of their last game.

 

The SIC Organisers will take no responsibility for awards that teams do not collect during the ceremony. Awards will not be given to participants outside of the scheduled Awards Ceremony run sheet, and will not be posted to teams/participants after the event.

SIC Tournament Insurance

The Sydney International Cup, in partnership with PhysioXrehab is providing qualified physiotherapists onsite who will attend to any injuries on the pitch and if required call an ambulance. The Sydney International Cup is an insured tournament with a public liability policy. Participating players are encouraged to ensure they are covered by an appropriate medical insurance. We do not cover personal injuries.

Cromer Park - Venue Attendance Rules

The Team Officials will ensure that all their team members and supporters onsite will be made aware of the venue’s rules, people violating these rules will be asked to leave the site. The venue’s rules include:-

  • No smoking on site

  • No unleashed dogs on site

  • No alcohol consumption onsite

  • The NSW Government’s child safety and Working with Children policies to be adhered to.

  • Rubbish to be placed in bins provided

  • No equipment to be moved by any person unless authorised by SIC 2024 officials. This includes tournament equipment and furniture from the onsite rooms.

  • All officials, players, parents and supporters are to encourage Fair Play and show respect for others.

Additional venue rules may be communicated to Team Officials in due course.

Working with Children

All teams are to ensure that all of its relevant employees, volunteers or contractors who are involved in the Sydney International Cup have all necessary clearances for working with children, and conduct themselves within the working with children guidelines. 

SIC Payment Policy

The SIC Registration fee includes registration of up to 10 players + 2 Officials (1 manager and 1 coach). Up to 3 additional players can be registered per team at a cost of $200/player.

Refunds Policy

Sports Globo Consulting has a no refund policy on deposit and registration fees.

 

Weather Related Tournament Policy

Safety permitting, every attempt will be made to play a scheduled tournament game. This may require that games be relocated to fields that are more suitable for the weather conditions. If it is not possible to play because of unsafe weather conditions, the game may be rescheduled, game time reduced or cancelled.

Cancelled Games

We will try our best to reschedule and may modify the format of play to allow games to go ahead. However, due to circumstance beyond our control, either man-made or act of God, a tournament may have to be shortened, postponed or cancelled. All decisions regarding cancellations, schedule modifications and cancellation are at the sole discretion of the tournament director.

Player Registration Deadline 

August 30th, 2024 

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