Terms and Conditions
Fast FIVE5 Premier Summer SAP
‘Fast FIVE5 Premier Summer SAP’ are ‘5-a-side’ leagues hosted by Northern NSW Football at the Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility each Saturday morning during Spring.
1. Player Registration
The registration of players participating in Fast FIVE5 Premier Summer SAP is mandatory and must be undertaken prior to a player being considered eligible to participate. By the act of registration, a player agrees to abide by the Football FIVE5’s and NNSWF’s Regulations, as well as Football Federation Australia (FFA) Statutes. Players will be sent a link to PlayFootball to register for the league by August 1st.
2. Team Registration
Teams participating in Fast FIVE5 Premier Summer SAP are required to register a minimum of eight (8) players, with allowance for a maximum of ten (10).
3. Registration Fees
All teams participating in Fast FIVE5 Premier Summer SAP are required to pay an upfront registration fee to NNSWF, as per below.
The $100 Active Kids Rebate is valid for this acitivity.
4. League Structure
Fast FIVE5 Premier Summer SAP will comprise of four (4) age groups as follows:
Each grade will run for 9 weeks with 2 games per week.
5. League Schedule
Start Date - October 19th 2019
Finish Date – December 14th 2019
6. The Field of Play
Matches take place on Football FIVE5 dedicated all weather synthetic 5-a-side pitches which are 30 x
20m. Pitches include rebound boards and netting to ensure the ball remains in play for the duration of the match.
7. Duration of the Match
A match will last two equal periods of 10 minutes, with a brief half-time interval for teams to change ends.
8. The Number of Players
A match is played by two teams, each consisting of no more than five (5)
players, one of whom is the goalkeeper.
A match may not start if either team consists of fewer than four (4) players. If one of the teams has fewer than four (4) players on the field of play a forfeit is awarded to the opposing team.
Teams may have a maximum of five (5) interchange players.
A player interchange may be made at any time, whether the ball is in play or not, provided the referee has been informed.
The interchange of a goalkeeper may only take place during a stoppage in the match, provided the referee has been informed.
Each team will have the opportunity for unlimited interchange during a match.
9. Player Equipment/Uniform
A player must not use any equipment, or wear anything (including jewellery) that could be dangerous to him or herself or another player.
The wearing of shin guards that provide a reasonable degree of protection is compulsory.
Moulded football boots or ‘runners’ must be worn.
Players in a team must wear the same colours shirts as a minimum.
10. The Referees
Each match is controlled by a designated game leader.
The decision of the referee regarding facts connected with play, including whether or not a goal is scored and the result of a match, are final.
11. Points Table
No official winners will be declared at the conclusion of the Leagues. Scores and table published will be published online each week.
12. Fixture Cancellations, Forfeits and Reschedules
In the event of the cancellation of a fixture, all teams will be notified by Football FIVE5.
In the event of the cancellation of a fixture due to unavailability of a team, the unavailable team must notify the Football FIVE5 at least 24 hours prior to the fixtures published time. Football FIVE5 will then notify the other team.
If a team forfeits two fixtures during a Football FIVE5, it may be removed from the League at the discretion of the Football FIVE5, with no refund given.
In the event that a fixture falls on a public holiday, the fixture will be rescheduled by Football FIVE5 in consultation with team contacts.
13. All Weather Policy
Football FIVE5 is an all-weather facility..
Football FIVE5 will monitor for lightning as per Northern NSW Football’s Lightning Policy.
In the event of lightning in the 1st half of a game, the game will be delayed for 30mins, should lightning not clear within 30 mins the match will be rescheduled by Football FIVE5 in consultation with team captains.
In the event of lightning during the 2nd half of a game, the game will be called off and the score as it was when the game was called off will stand. No game called off in the 2nd Half will be re-scheduled.
14. Other Matters
Football FIVE5, in consultation with NNSWF, has the authority to make decisions and take action on any matter not catered for specifically in these regulations.
As a parent/guardian of the person named in this registration form, I give permission to Football FIVE5, Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) and all affiliate commercial partners including sponsors the right to publish their photographic image taken during this program/event/competition to be displayed for promotional, advertising and information purposes in digital, print or any further promotional purpose on all mediums including, however not limited to websites, social media, advertising, flyers etc. If you do not agree with this condition please contact the administration of Football FIVE5 in advance to registering for the program.”