European Football Championschip 2020 of the Probation Services in Düsseldorf

Tournament Rules

gallery/ball_1


 

Rules of the game and tournament information:

 

1. Players who are allowed to play / substitutes: These are four outfield players and one goalkeeper / substitutes unrestricted.

2. Each match lasts 8 minutes without changing sides. From the K.O. round on the matches last 10 minutes (women) and 12 minutes (men).

3. In case of equal scores, the following rule order is applied:

- Goal difference/higher goal scores
- Scored goals
- Result of mutual play
- Penalty shooting


4. Kick-off: The first team on the list always has a kick-off. The opponents must be at least 3 meters away from the ball in a case of a kick-off or any other continuation of the game. The game is played with one goalkeeper and four field players.

5. Goalkeeper: The goalkeeper may intervene in the game. When hitting or throwing-off the ball, it may not cross the center line. The return pass rule applies. The goalkeeper may not pick up the ball if it has been intentionally returned by his opponent. Replacements are possible at any time, but must be made from the center line. Corner kicks are taken normally (according to football rules).

6. Substitutions of field players can be used any number of times in the form of a "flying change" from your own goal line. The player to be replaced must first leave the field on his own goal line before the new player enters the field.

7. Corner kicks are made normally (according to football rules).

8. Throw-in after a ball-out is done by rolling the ball. If the ball touches the ceiling of the hall, the ball is thrown in from the center line.

9. The referee's instructions must be followed. The referee can apply the following sentences depending on the severity of a rule violation:

- 2 minutes time penalty,

- dismissal for the current game,

- total dismissal for the entire tournament.

10. With a red card, the decimated team can replace the punished player with another player after 2 minutes or after conceding a goal. The tournament management decides on a possible ban.

11. Play-off: There is a penalty shoot-out from 6m - 3 series, and then sudden death (each team shoots a penalty once and the one which scores becomes the winner). 

12. If a team is not present on the field 2 minutes after the scheduled starting time, then the game is scored as lost with 0:2 goals.



Important note:

We would like to point out to all participants that we are not responsible for any injuries during the tournament. It is the responsibility of each participant to take out appropriate insurance, which also covers injuries during sport activities. Thank you for your understanding.  
We ask all participants not to leave any valuables in the changing room.  

Group Rules:

Men's teams:
In a group, every team plays only once against their opponent. 
Since we don't know how many teams will come yet, we can only give further information when we know how many teams will register.

Women's groups:
In a group, every team plays only once against their opponent. 
Since we don't know how many teams will come yet, we can only give further information when we know how many teams will register.