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Binary Youth Futsal Challenge 2012

APPENDIX B

OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
Competition 1. The Binary Youth Futsal Challenge 2012 is a 5 (five) on 5 (five) team futsal competition, based on league and knockout competition format. 2. The Binary Youth Futsal Challenge 2012 is organized by the Student Services Department (SSD) and the Student Representative Council (SRC) of Binary University. 3. The organizing committee reverses the rights to add or amend the Official Rules and Regulations (APPENDIX B) as deemed necessary. Participation 1. This competition is open for Malaysian youths and international community. 2. The competition is open for all youth aged between 18 and 30 years old on the date of registration. 3. The participating teams can opt to participate on behalf of their respective colleges/university colleges/university/institutions, or participate on own individual basis. 4. Participating teams that are fully comprised of international youths must be participating on behalf of their respective colleges/university colleges/university/institutions. 5. The participation shall be limited to 24 teams, on a first come first served basis. 6. It shall be the responsibility of the participants to be present in the stipulated time and venue, failing which can result in disqualification from the competition. 7. In case of any participant demonstrating misconduct on the court or event, the appointed officials or the organiser reserves all rights to disqualify and remove the participant from the competition. 8. The organiser reserves all rights to disqualify and refund any participants upon any violation of rules and regulations, as seen proper by the organiser.
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Teams 1. Each team shall be registered with a team name as in APPENDIX A. 2. Each team shall consists of at least 5 (five) players and up to 3 (three) substitutes, all of whom must be registered. 3. Each team shall have a team captain, whom will be in charge of the team and whom the organiser shall be in contact with. 4. The team captain shall be responsible for the conduct and behaviour of the team members. Registration 1. Registration should be done using the Official Registration Form (APPENDIX A), and shall be submitted to the organiser as per procedures. 2. Registration forms should be completed accordingly, wherein incomplete forms can be rendered as invalid. 3. Registration forms (APPENDIX A) and the Official Indemnity Form (APPENDIX C) should be attached with the payment slip or receipt acknowledging the deposit, to be faxed or emailed. Original copy shall be kept by the participant. 4. Submission of registration form shall be considered as final and deemed to be a commitment of the participant. 5. Any amendments to the registration details can be done by contacting the organiser. 6. Deadline for registration is at 5.00pm on the 18th of December 2012. 7. The registration and briefing session on the 23rd of December 2012 shall be from 9.00 to 10.00 am, failing to register on-time can results in disqualification without refunds. 8. Participants shall have signed and brought along the original Official Registration Form (APPENDIX A), the Official Indemnity Form (APPENDIX C) as well as the original payment slip, during the registration. Payments 1. The registration fee of the competition shall amount to RM 250 per participating team. 2. Payment can be made by cash or bank transfer, to Maybank 162348581766 (Farid Zarif Amir), and the payment slip shall be kept as a proof of payment.
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3. An official receipt shall be issued by Binary University to acknowledge receipt of payment. 4. The registration fee is non-refundable upon payment, unless ruled otherwise by the organiser. Attire 1. The participants are fully responsible to equip themselves with proper sporting attire, including suitable shirts or jerseys, shorts or tracksuits, footwear with rubber soles (preferable) and protective shin guards (if available). 2. The organiser shall provide sport bibs for the participating teams for proper team differentiation, which must be returned after each match. 3. The organiser shall not be responsible for any mishaps incurred as a result of improper attire during the competition. Players 1. The minimum number of players to start any match is 5 (five), one of whom shall be a goalkeeper; and only 5 (five) players per team are allowed in the court at a time. 2. Each team is allowed a maximum of 3 (three) substitutes players. 3. The minimum number of players to finish a match is 3 (three), less than which shall have the game automatically forfeited. 4. There shall be no substitution limit, and substitution shall be in a ‘flying substitution’ method, where all players but the goalkeeper enter and leave as they please; goalkeeper substitutions can only be made when the ball is out of play and with a referee's consent. Competition Format 1. The competition shall be in a league format, with 6 teams per group, for a total of 4 groups. 2. The allocation of groups shall be based on a random lot drawing by team captains, on the 20th of December 2012, as per venue and time to be decided by the organizer. Teams not being represented shall be randomly assigned by the organizer instead, without bias. 3. Each team shall be matched against all the teams once in their respective groups, for each team to be entitled to at least 5 (five) group matches.
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4. A win shall be awarded 3 points, a draw shall be 1 point and a lost shall not be awarded any points. 5. The group qualifications shall be played for 15 minutes, including 2 x 7 minutes of play time, and 1 minute rest in between. 6. The standing in the group shall be decided based on total points, number of goals scored, and the number of goals forgone, in that order. 7. The top two teams of each group shall proceed to the knockout quarter-final stages: 15 minutes, including 2 x 7 minutes of play time, and 1 minute rest. 8. The winners of quarterfinals shall proceed to the semi-final stages: 21 minutes, including 2 x 10 minutes of play time, and 1 minute rest. 9. The losers of semifinals shall proceed to the third placing match: 21 minutes, including 2 x 15 minutes of playtime, and 1 minute rest. 10. The winners of semifinals shall proceed to the final: 31 minutes, including 2 x 15 minutes of playtime, and 1 minute rest. 11. The competition shall be played according the Standard Futsal Rules. 12. The matches shall be refereed by external qualified referees. 13. All decisions by the referees are deemed to be official and final. Prizes 1. The champion will receive cash prize of RM 1,000 with a trophy, gold medals and hampers. 2. The runner-up will receive cash prize of RM 700 with silver medals and hampers. 3. The second runner-up will receive cash prize of RM 500 with bronze medals and hampers. 4. All participating teams will receive consolation medals and participation certificates. 5. The player with the most scored goals in the competition will receive the Golden Boot Trophy.

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TECHNICAL RULES AND REGULATIONS 1. Direct free kick awarded when a player intentionally commits any of the following 11 offenses (penalty kick awarded when infringement takes place in penalty area):            kicking or attempting to kick an opponent tripping an opponent jumping at an opponent charging an opponent in a violent or dangerous manner charging an opponent from behind striking, attempting to strike, or spitting at an opponent holding an opponent pushing an opponent charging an opponent with shoulder (i.e., shoulder charge) sliding at an opponent (i.e., sliding tackle) handling the ball (except goalkeeper)

2. Indirect free kick awarded when any of the following 8 offenses is committed (kick taken from the 6-meter line when infringement takes place in penalty area):         dangerous play (e.g. attempting to kick ball held by goalkeeper) obstruction charging the goalkeeper in the penalty area (i.e., goalkeeper charge) goalkeeper throws ball directly over the halfway-line (without it first touching his own side of the pitch or any player) goalkeeper picks up or touches with his hands a back pass goalkeeper picks up or touches with his hands a kick-in from a teammate goalkeeper controls the ball with any part of his body for more than 4 seconds goalkeeper touches with any part of his body a back pass that has been played back to him before the ball has (1) crossed the halfway-line or (2) been touched by an opponent

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3. Players shall be cautioned (i.e., shown yellow card) when:     a substituting player enters the pitch from an incorrect position or before the player he is substituting has entirely left the pitch He persistently infringes the Laws of the Game He shows dissent with any decision of the referee He is guilty of ungentlemanly conduct

4. These 4 yellow-card offenses are punishable by an indirect free kick taken from the point of infringement (or from the 6-meter line when the infringement takes place in penalty area).

5. Players shall be sent off (i.e., shown the red card) for: a) Serious foul play b) Violent conduct c) Foul or abusive language d) Second instance of caution able offense (i.e., second yellow card) e) Intentionally impeding a clear goal opportunity (e.g. through a "professional foul") f) Intentionally impeding a clear goal opportunity in the penalty area by handling the ball Direct free kicks (or penalty kicks) accompany the expulsion for (a), (b), (e) and (f); indirect free kicks, for (c) and (d) (from the 6-meter line when the infringement is in the penalty area).

6. Free Kicks      Types: Direct free kicks and indirect free kicks Wall: At least 5 meters away until the ball is in play Ball in Play: After it has traveled the distance of its own circumference Time Limit: Kick must be taken within 4 seconds Restriction: Kicker cannot touch the ball again until it has been touched by another player

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7. Penalty Kick     To be taken from the penalty mark on the mid-point of the 6-m-line. The kicker is to aim at goal, with the intention of scoring. All players must be out of the penalty area, and the players of the opposing team must also be at least 5 m from the penalty spot. The kicker shall not play the ball a second time until it has been touched by another player.

8. Corner Kick    Ball on the corner (no corner-kick arc). If ball is misplaced, the corner kick is taken over. Must be taken within 4 seconds; failure to do so entails indirect free kick to the opposing team from the corner mark. The kicker cannot play the ball a second time until it has been played by another player; infringement of this    Rule entail an indirect free kick to the opposing from the point of infringement Players on opposing team must be at least 5 m away from point of the corner kick. Can score goal directly from a corner kick.

9. Penalty Kick Shoot-out        Main referee decides goal to be used. Coin tossed to decide order. Five kicks to be taken by 5 different players selected from the 12 suited players. Captain of each team announces these 5 to main referee before the kicks are taken. If two teams are still tied after 5 kicks, the additional kicks will be taken on a sudden-death basis by the rest of the players who have not kicked yet. Players sent off during the match are not eligible to take these kicks. Any eligible player may change places with his goalkeeper. While the penalty shoot-out is in progress, players will remain on the opposite half of the pitch. The assistant referee shall control this area.

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