Fotbal in 6 Bucuresti 2018

FIFA RULES modified for Corporate Games

REGULATION 

No offside. All free kicks are direct. Once goalkeepers have control of the ball in the hands, they may not kick it. It must be thrown out underarm. All offences by the defending team within the penalty area shall result in a penalty kick. No direct back passes after receiving the ball from the goalkeeper. Rolling substitution. Players may enter the match only when the ball is out of play and on referees permission. No ball height restrictions.

FORMAT 

Pool play and elimination tournament scoring system. Each match is a minimum of two 15 minute halves with a 2 minutes changeover. When an elimination match is drawn at full-time, two 3 minute halves of extra time are played. If, after extra time there is still no result, each team takes 5 penalties, followed by sudden death.

EQUIPMENT 

Teams must wear appropriate numbered matching shirts. Each player isa advised to wear shin pads and they must wear shoes without spikes. Match balls are supplied. Practice balls are not. No spikes. 

Fotbal in 6 Bucuresti 2018

Concept
Corporate Games Romania, part of the Corporate Games Worldwide network, attracts through an unique sporting event participants that are part of Romanian companies, regardless of the legal organization of the company or its number of employees. Our concept is “Open to all for the benefit of all!” and is based on the integration of all social categories, people with disabilities, with no discrimination of sex, religion etc.

1. Participants
Corporate Games athletes can be persons registered for the competition by the company, even if they are employees or business partners, clients, suppliers, former employees, shareholders and administrators.
Professional athletes, legitimated by the Federation at the moment of the competition, are not allowed to participate in the event. Each participant will be verified based on the information given in the Registry Forms, and the ones confirmed by the Federation will be excluded without having their participation fee reimbursed.
In the company lot the trainer, masseur and manager can be included. They are required to pay the participation fee and will have access at the locations of the event based on their badges. All partakers are required to wear their badges on and off the field where the event is taking place. Organizers reserve the rights to ask for identification at any time during the event, to prevent suspicions during the championship.

2. Team manager
The team manager is the representative chosen to mediate between the organizers, referees and all the members of the team. His duty is to confirm the company’s lot and assure that all obligations are respected by the competing team in the championship.
The manager can at the same time be the team’s captain, trainer or player. In order to have access to the field, the manager must be registered with the team and have a valid badge.
Organizers can, at own initiative or prompted by other participants, ask for the manager/trainer to leave the field if he cannot present a valid participation badge. In the eventuality in which the manager refuses to leave the field the referees can interrupt the game until the situation is remedied.

3. Team Captain
The team captain is in charge of communicating with the referee during the game. The captain will wear an armlet. It the eventuality of replacement, he will hand the armlet to another player on the field.
It is the team captain’s responsibility to communicate to the referee, the name of the player who commits a foul.

4. Officials
4.1. Referees
All matches in the Winter Corporate Games benefit of an impartial referee provided through Sport Award. Before kicking off the game, the referee fills the game report, based on the IDs of the athletes competing, verifying their identity and their membership to the lot.
In the eventuality of the referee noticing (directly or through the game monitor’s attention) players that are not part of the team on the field, he has the right to stop the game so that they can leave the field.
All athletes who participate in the Winter Corporate Games must understand that they are to obey the referee’s decisions and calls, which are based on the hereby regulation which is an adaptation of the FIVB regulation book modified for Corporate Games.
Misconduct will be analyzed by the Discipline Committee of the competition, penalties being applied according to the herby regulation.
The organizers reserve the right to add or apply other penalties than the ones provided by this regulation, respecting the procedures and principals of the official soccer regulation.

4.2 Game Monitor
At all matches that take place during Winter Corporate Games, the Sport Award’s representative from the official board is the supreme authority of the organization. He monitors over the correct conduit of the game and makes calls during or after the game in case of organizational issues or deviations from the hereby regulation.

4.3 The Board Committee
The board is the supreme ruler of Corporate Games, the decisions taken by him being definite and incontestable.
The board forms the Discipline Committee, responsible with reviewing all deviations from the rules that occurred during the competition, on and off the field, complaints and reclamations. They are also responsible with giving out the appropriate penalties applied by the hereby regulation. The decision taken by the Committee and Board will be passed forward to the team managers as soon as possible.

5. Format
5.1 Field
The competition will take place on Sud Arena, 5-7 Vitan Barzesti street. The size of the field is 24 m wide and 48 m long. The referee can delay the start of a match or can interrupt a game if he notices that the field is impracticable.

5.2 Score Card
Is the document on which the technical facts regarding the game are shown and is the official document of the match.
At the end of the match, team captains have the responsibility of signing th score card in order for the score to be certified. In the case in which a team captain refuses to sign the score card, the score will be announced by the referee.

5.3 Team
A match is played between two teams of 6 players including the goal keeper. Teams will have at least two back ups, maximum 3. The captain (who is not a player), the trainer, manager and/or masseur will be considered as team members, so the total number of members in a team is minimum 8 and maximum of 10.

5.4 Game Time
A match stretches over 2 halves of 15 minutes each with one minute break between them. In the eventuality of the game being paused, the timer is not stopped, only on special situations. The time accorded for a half can be prolonged for a penalty kick or a free kick.
If after the second half the result of an elimination round or final is a draw, two 5 minute halves of extra time will be added. In extra time the Golden Goal Rule won’t apply. If after extra time there is still no result, a penalty shoot out will commence. Only players on field at the moment of the game end whistle can execute penalties. In the first phase 3 shots will be taken by each team and if even after this the result is still a draw, sudden death kicks will be awarded.
The players executing the shot must be different and they can repeat only after all 6 players of the team executed a shot.

5.5 Incomplete team
A team cannot continue playing with less than 4 players (including the goalkeeper).
In the eventuality of a team being incomplete with or without intention, the referee must stop the game and the team will lose through forfeit.

5.6 Replacements
During the match an unlimited number of replacements can be done. A player who has already been replaced can re-enter the court to replace another team member, during and when the game is stopped, but only with the consent of the referee and only through the special area that was established by the organizers and only when the replaced player has left the court.
Any player can take the place of the goalkeeper, only if the game is stopped and under the condition of wearing a distinctive shirt.

5.7 Supporters
Supporters don’t need to pay any fees.

5.8 Official ball
During the competition, the organizer offers the team the official ball of the game, Adidas Brazuca.

5.9 Equipment
Each team member must wear identical tops and shorts which are numbered.
Each player must wear shin pads, no spiked shoes.
The organizers offer each participant a special vest and all athletes have the responsibility to wear it if they don’t dispose of uniforms that differentiate them through color from the opposing team.
The team captain will wear an armlet in order to differentiate themselves from the rest of the team.
No player is allowed to use equipment that can harm them or any other athlete in the game, this including rings, earrings, bracelets etc.

5.18 Medical Assistance
Contestants benefit from medical assistance during the race.
Choosing to participate in the cyclist competition, participants take full responsibility concerning their health. By the hereby regulations, the organizing team of the championship reminds all participants that it is necessary to take a periodic physical exam and one before the start of the competition, the risks that come with not doing it being their own responsibility.

6. Competition format
6.1 Group phase
Participant teams will be split in 4-5 groups.
Each team must dispute matches in the tournament system (each team plays every team). For victory a team will receive 4 points, for draw 2 points and for losing 1 point, no shows will receive 0 points.
The ranking will be done in ascending order based on the number of points each team received, direct matches and scored goals. In the eventuality of a draw after all these criteria the organizers can decide if there will be a shoot out game.

6.2 Final Phase
Final phase of Winter Corporate Games consists of a competition in an eliminating round between the first two team on he first place and the best of the second place.

6.3 Medals
Teams and contestant that are ranked I, II and III place will receive medals during the award ceremony. Each team member will be awarded.

6.4 Trophies
For first place ranking companies will receive 32 (4x8) points, for second place 28 (4x7), for third place 24 (4x6) points and so on until 8th place will receive 4 (4x1) points. Based on the total amount of points gathered by a team in the competition a ranking per companies is made.
Companies will be split in Divisions, after the number of participants as following:
•1st Division from 1 to 5 participants
•2nd Division from 6 to 10 participants
•3rd Division from 11 to 20 participants
•4th Division from 21 to 50 participants
•5th Division from 51 to 100 participants
•6th Division from 101 to 150 participants
•7th Division from 151 to 200 participants
•8th Division over 200 participants
Based on the points received by each company, a ranking on Divisions is made.
The winner of each Division will be awarded a trophy.
There will also be awarded a Trophy for the most amounts of medals (1st, 2nd and 3rd place added together)
The most prestigious trophy, Sport for Life, is awarded to the company that supports our concept and registers the biggest number of contestants.

7. Penalties
7.1 Right to play
In the eventuality in which a team signed up a player who does not respect the first Chapter, they are penalized with losing the game through forfeit, risking also the elimination from the competition.

7.2 No show, withdrawal or refusal to continue the game
The referee and/or the game monitor declares the game lost through no show if a team does not line up the minimum number of players in 5 minutes since the official starting time of the game.
If a team refuses to play or continue a game, they will be penalized with losing the game through forfeit. If the score difference is higher than 3-0, the score is kept.

7.3 Forfeit
Losing a game through forfeit results in the other team registering 0-4 points.

7.4 Red and yellow cards
In all phases of the competition, receiving of 3 yellow cards means suspension from the next game. After the suspension, each yellow card brings another game suspension. Yellow cards are cancelled after the group phase.
During the championship, red cards are applied as following:
- red card received after accumulating 2 yellow cards in the match, with suspension for the next game.
- direct red card with suspension for at least one game, depending on the gravity of the foul.

7.5 Other penalties
In the eventuality of a player using profanity or obscene and aggressive gestures, the referee present the red card to the player. Aside from the regulations, the organizer reserves the right to apply penalties (temporary suspension or exclusion from the championship), in the eventuality of a player not respecting the decisions and/or affecting the correct conduit of the championship and/or affect its image.

7.6 Contestations
Contestations must be written, addressed to the Organizers, in the first 15 minutes after the competition stopped with an addition 100 RON fee for the examination of the contestation. Contestations against the game will be examined by a team formed by two members of the organization committee and a neutral representative. Decisions are by majority and final. Organizers can apply sanctions to a contestant and team, which can mean the elimination out of the competition, without the reimbursement of the participation fee.

8. Ranking
At all times there are 4 (four) points given for victory, 2 (two) points given for tie and 1 point given for defeat.
In case of a tie of points between two or more teams, the following criteria will be taken into consideration:
- direct match
- general better score
- total amount of points

9. Registering at the SuperCenter
Each contestant must personally register at the SuperCenter, with a passport photo. He will receive an official badge that grants him rights to participate in the competition.
Each competition start on the field with the starting hour showed in the Registration Guide.
Attendance must be done 45 minutes prior to the start of the competition, in order to validate the badge at the officials.
With at least 10 minutes prior to the beginning of the competition, each contestant will line up at the start with the contest number on and the bike ready to go.

10. Start and resume of the game
The kickoff from the middle of the field is the way the game starts, after a goal and marks the start of the second half. From a kickoff it is permitted to score a goal.
In the moment of execution, players must be on their half of the field. The team members that are not executing the kickoff must be at least 3 meters away from the ball. The ball will be set on the center point of the field and will mark the start of the gameplay once it was kicked and it moved. The referee mark the start with a whistle blow.

11. Ball in and out of game
The ball is out of game if the referee stopped the match, also if the ball passed the side line or end line of the field with the entire circumference, either in the air or on the ground. If the ball is out beyod the side line, the reinstatement will be done by foot from the spot it left the field under the following conditions:
•The player doing the reinstatement will do so in 6 minutes since the possession of the ball. The player must have his feet on the line or behind it.
• The ball must be set on the line or outside of the field and remain still until the player kicks it.
• Opponents must be at least 5 meters away from the execution spot.
It is not permitted to score a direct goal (without the ball being touch by another player except the executant) from the sideline. If the ball goes directly in the opponents’ gate without being touched by a team member will not be taken into consideration as a goal and it will be reinstated in the game by the goalkeeper. If the ball goes directly in the teams’ gate, without it being touched by another player, a corner kick will be awarded to the opposing team.
In the eventuality of a goal kick, the goalkeeper plays the ball only with the hand, in maximum of 6 seconds since he came into possession of it from the foul spot. If this this isn’t applied correctly the goal kick will be redone.

12. Replacements
During the match an unlimited number of replacements can be done. A player who has already been replaced can re-enter the court to replace another team member, during and when the game is stopped, but only with the consent of the referee and only through the special area that was established by the organizers and only when the replaced player has left the court.
In the case of the shootout kicks, the only one who can be replaced is the goalkeeper.
Any player can replace the goalkeeper, but under the following conditions:
- when the game is stopped
- with the permission of the referee
- wear a different colour t-shirt than the field players.

13. Scoring a goal
A legit goal is when the entire circumference of the ball has passed the gate line between the poles and the scoring team hasn’t committed any fouls before the scoring action.
A goal is cancelled if the scoring team had on the field:
• an official who didn’t stay in the technical area or didn’t have a respectable attitude during the action.
• an extra player.
A goal is declared valid only when the referee confirms it.

14. Free kicks and penalty kicks
14.1 General rules
All members of the opposing team must be at least 5 m from the execution spot of the free direct or indirect kick.
In order to execute a direct or indirect free kick, the ball must be still and the player executing the kick can’t touch the ball again until another player has touched it.
If the player executing the kick touch the ball again with the foot after it was in play and no other player touched it an indirect free kick is awarded to the opposing team. If from an indirect free kick the ball goes directly in the executioner’s gate, a corner kick is awarded to the opposing team. If from an indirect free kick the ball goes straight in the opponents’ gate, the opposing team benefits from a goal kick.
If the ball is intentionally sent to the goal keeper and he plays it with his hands, an indirect free kick is awarded to the opposing team from the penalty area line, in the closest spot from the incident.

14.2 Signals
Direct free kick:
The referee holds his arm in a horizontal position in the direction the free kick must be executed.
Indirect free kick:

14.3 Direct free kick
A direct free kick is awarded against the player’s team who commits one of the following 7 fouls:
1. Kicks or tries to kick an opponent with his foot
2. Hits or tries to hit an opponent
3. Trips or tries to trip over an opponent
4. Jumps on an opponent
5. Attacks an opponent
6. Pushes an opponent
7. Tries to get the ball from an opponent by sliding and touches the opponent before touching the ball
Also a direct free kick will be awarded to the opposing team if one of the players commits one of the 3 following mistakes:
1. Holds an opponent
2. Spits on an opponent
3. Intentionally touches the ball with his hands (except for the goal keeper in the goal box)
All mentioned fouls get accumulated.
The direct free kick will be executed from the spot where the foul was committed.
If any of the 10 fouls mentioned above is committed within the penalty area, a penalty kick will be awarded from the penalty spot (11 m)
The game time will be prolonged only for a free kick or a penalty kick.

14.4 Indirect free kick
An indirect free kick is awarded to the opposing team if the goalkeeper commits one of the following fouls:
• Touches or controls the ball with his hands after it was intentionally sent to him by foot by a team member
• Touches or controls the ball with his had safer it was sent to him by a team member from a sideline kick.
• Plays the ball again with his hands after letting it go from his hands.
An indirect free kick is awarded to the opposing team if one of the players commits one of the following fouls:
• is playing in a dangerous manner
• interrupts the game of an opponent without being interested in the game or ball
• plays the ball in the goal box
• commits other mistakes that are not featured in the regulation and causes the game to stop
Trying to take the ball from an opponent by sliding and there is no contact between the players is considered Dangerous Play and will be sanctioned with indirect free kick. The only exception is the goalkeeper in the goal box, but under the condition of not putting anyone’s health at stake. Indirect free kicks are executed from the spot where the foul was committed.

14.5 Penalty kick
A penalty kick from 7 m is awarded when a player commits one of the fouls for direct free kick while the ball is in play in the penalty area.
For execution, the ball must be set on the penalty spot (7 m). Until the ball is touched the goalkeeper must remain on the gate’s line.
Excepting the player who is executing the kick, all other players must be at least 5 m behind the penalty point.
The signal for the penalty kick is given by the referee with a whistle blow after the executing player is chosen and all other players are in the correct position.

15. Fouls and unsportsmanlike behavior
15.1 Fouls sanctioned with a warning (yellow card)
A player will be warned when he commits one of the following fouls:
• Is guilty of unsportsmanlike behavior
• Manifests his disapproval through words and gestures
• Persistently breaks the competition’s regulation
• Delays the game from resuming
• Doesn’t respect the distances mentioned in the regulation at a free kick, penalty kick or corner kick
• Leaves and enters the field without the permission of the referee or breaks the replacement regulations
• Leaves the field without the permission of the referees.
A back up player will be warned if he commits one of the following fouls:
• Manifests his disapproval through words and gestures
• Is guilty of unsportsmanlike behavior
• Delays the game from resuming

15.2 Fouls sanctioned with elimination (red card)
A player or a back up will be eliminated under the following conditions:
• Is guilty of a serious foul
• Is guilty of a violent behavior
• Spits on an opponent
• Uses insulting words or gestures
• Receives two warnings during the same match
• Touches the ball intentionally with the hands (exception is the goalkeeper)
• Stops an opponent from advancing to the goal gate having a clear situation of scoring.
A player who was eliminated cannot play in that match anymore and also can’t stay on the reserve bench, being obliged to leave the field and his team will have to continue in inferior number.

16. Additional information
16.1 Handling
Playing the ball with the hands is the act of a player’s hand or arm coming into contact with the ball.
Referees must take the following into consideration:
• if the hand was directed toward the ball (not the ball toward the hand)
• if the player tried to expend the size of his body by extending the arms
• if the distance between the ball and the player was small
• if the player had the possibility of avoiding hand contact with the ball
• if the player didn’t try to avoid hand contact with the ball
• hitting the ball with an object (shin guards, ice) will be considered intentional hand play
Usually playing the ball with the hand is a foul sanctioned with direct free kick, but under certain circumstances can be followed by a warning:
• not letting an opponent get in the possession of the ball
• trying to score a goal by playing the ball with the hand
Or even by an elimination:
• doesn’t let the opposing team score a goal when there is clearly an opportunity for it

17. Disciplinary fouls and sanctions
1. The attack that endangers the physical integrity of a player is sanctioned as dangerous foul (red card) and exclusion for a match.
2. If the attack is intentional, aggressive and intense without the intention of playing the ball, the player is excluded from 2 matches.
3. Pushing an opponent that is not in possession of the ball is considered violent behavior and is penalized with elimination (red card) and exclusion from 2 matches.
4. Use of insulting words and gesture and spitting on anyone of the field will be penalized with exclusion from 3 matches.
5. Any form of violence on and off the field is penalized with elimination from the competition. If the incident occurs on the field and is produced by a player he will be eliminated through the showing of the red card.
6. Any simulation action with the purpose of fooling the referees is considered unsportsmanlike behavior and will be penalized with a warning (yellow card)
7. A player who takes of his shirt or covers his head with it after scoring a goal will be warned (yellow card) for unsportsmanlike behavior.

18. Reimplementation of the ball in play
18.1 From the sideline
It’s how the game is resumed after the ball passed the sideline either on air or ground, without the scoring a goal.
Is executed as the indirect free kick. It will be executed with the foot from the spot closest to where the ball exited.
The executant player has 6 seconds to replay the ball, if not the replay will be done by the opposing team from the same spot.
All players of the opposing team must maintain a distance of 5 m from the execution spot, but if the executant player choses to play the ball fast and an opponent is at a smaller distance the referee will let the game continue

18.2 Corner kick
It’s how the game is resumed after the ball passed the endline either on air or ground, without the scoring a goal.
The opposing team’s players must be at least 5 m from the corner of the field from where the kick is being executed.
The player executing the corner kick must do so in the following 6 seconds since he placed the ball on the ground at the intersection between the endline and the sideline
The ball is in play at the moment it was touched by the foot and it moved.
Indirect free kick is awarded to the opposing team if the player executing the corner kick touches the ball a second time before being touched by another player. The indirect free kick will be executed from the spot the foul was committed.

19. Other rules
Offside rule does not apply.
It is the team captain’s responsibility that after every approved goal to tell the referee the name of the person who scored the ball.
Team captain is obliged to communicate to the referee after each foul penalized with yellow/red card the name of the penalized player.
The team captain is the player that makes the official connection between the team and the referee. It is expected that the team captain has a fair play attitude, transferable to his team mates so that any misunderstanding can be resolved in a civilized manner.
In the eventuality of matches being interrupted by bad weather, organizers can reduce the game time or go for free kicks.
Any unfavorable conditions, independent from organizers will can lead to modifications or even cancellation of the match. The participating tax will not be refunded.

Important!

Organizers reserve the rights to deny the application of a company to participate at the competition, and also to bring changes to the hereby regulation, including the format of the game, having the role to better run the event. Any modification and change applied to the rules will be passed on to the participants as soon as possible.

Organizers reserve the rights to cancel certain sporting activities due to not having enough registered in order to schedules shootout games or to move the players to a different category.
Choosing to participate in the Corporate Games competitions, athletes reserve responsibility over their health state. By the hereby regulations, the organizing team of the championship reminds all participants that it is necessary to take a periodic physical exam and one before the start of the competition, the risks that come with not doing it being their own responsibility. By registering for Corporate Games, athletes are fully aware of the risks involved in practicing sports, including injuries or negative affects over ones health. Contestants agree to these regulations by registering in the competition, so in the case of an unfortunate event during a competition they will not have the right to complain to the organizing team.

Registration on Corporate Games and the participation of each athlete at any of the competitions require the athlete to agree and respect the hereby regulation.
By registration in the Corporate Games system, it is assumed that each participant agrees:
-to give Sport Award all rights over their image (individual/group) during the entire time of the event.
-to recognize the right Sport Award has to register and use personal data (name, biographical information, contact information, looks, voice and performance) in any media channel (including audio, photo and video) with the sole purpose of promoting Corporate Games and any other event from this system.
-to not have financial claim or of any other nature against Sport Award, regarding the rights mentioned above.

*Any reproduction of the hereby regulation or use of it total or partial is permitted on with the written agreement of Sport Award


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