Rules

SOLCUP RULES

THE GAME

Match: 2 x 20 minutes (the clock will stop when a goal is scored and in the last 3 minutes of the second half)
Finals: 3 X 20 minutes (the clock will stop when a goal is scored and in the last 3 minutes of the third second half)

TIME OUT

Every team can request 30 seconds per match.

BREAK

Maximum of 5 minutes break in between times. Change of court side if one team request it.

SCORE

Win 3 points. Draw 1 point. Lose 0 points.

MATCH NOT SUBMITTED

The team which don’t play the match will lose with the follwoing score: 5 – 0. It will be also considered a lost match if the team have less than 4 players including the goalkeeper in the beginning of the match. There will be a maximum of 5 extra waiting minutes after the scheduled time.

CLOTHING

It’s compulsory for every team to have the same clothing, which consists of:

  • Long or short sleeve T-shirt, short trousers, socks and sports shoes.
  • It is obligatory that all t-shirts have a number printed on the back.
  • The goal keeper will have his/her own specific kit.
  • The player that does not fulfil the above requirements will not be allowed to play and will be withdrawn from the arena.

THE QUALIFICATION

The qualification for both men’s groups and women’s groups will be decided in the following order:

  1. Total number of points obtained in the matches in each group.
  2. If two or more teams have the same points, the partial points between the teams implicated will be decisive.
  3. If the partial points obtained from the matches played by the teams implicated should be the same, the partial goal average from the matches played by the teams implicated will be decisive.
  4. If the partial goal average is the same the general goal average of the group will be decisive.
  5. If the general goal average of the group is not decisive a coin will be spun between the teams implicated to determine the qualification

SEMI-FINAL MATCHES AND THIRD PLACE MATCHES

If the match ends in a draw:

  • Extra time of 5 minutes with golden goal
  • If there still is a draw a penalty shout out will decide the match. 5 shots per team. If there still is a draw after the first five shots from each team, same players that took the penalty’s previously will carry on, in the order they want, tacking penalties until a winner is decided.

FINALS

3×20 minutes for the finals for the men’s matches and women’s finals. If the match ends in a draw:

  • 10 minutes extra time with golden goal.
  • If there still is a draw a penalty shout out will decide the match. 5 shots per team. If there still is a draw after the first five shots from each team, same players that took the penalty’s previously will carry on, in the order they want, tacking penalties until a winner is decided.

COMPLAINTS

During the group matches:
The complaints must be delivered, in writing, to the jury one hour maximum (60 minutes) after the incident in question or when the match has finalized.
There is a charge of 50€ with each complaint. The money will only be returned if the complaint is accepted.

During the final rounds:
The complaints must be delivered, in writing, to the jury, with in ten minutes (10 minutes) after the incident in question or when the match has finalized.
There is a charge of 50€ with each complaint. The money will only be returned if the complaint is accepted.

General behavior:

The players must abide by the general rules, of each establishment, in the pavilion and in the official hotels of the organization.
It is totally forbidden to bring in alcohol beverages to the spots centres.
In the official hotels of the organization the players must respect the basic rules of hygiene and cause no damage to the installations, furniture etc.
Any alteration of the norms or any damages caused, the players and the teams will be held responsible.

Judges

Are formed by all the international referees and by Christopher Figueredo, Tournament Director.
The members of the jury decide on the complaints received and there decisions are final.