Failing to play a scheduled game
A team who fails to appear for a scheduled game but who gives the League and the opposing team 48-hours notice will forfeit the game and pay any referee fees for the game.
A team who does any of the following will forfeit the game and must pay a fine of $50 and pay any referee fees for the game,
fails to appear for a scheduled game without 48-hours notice to the League and the opposing team
fails to have the minimum number of players dressed and ready within the time allowable for a kick-off thereby causing the cancellation of a game.
A team that fails to play a scheduled game under 1) or 2) for a second time must post a $100 performance bond in addition to the penalties under 1) and 2).
A team that fails to play a scheduled game under 1) or 2) for a third time must submit to a review by a discipline committee which may, in addition to the penalties imposed under 1) and 2), impose any sanctions up to and including expulsion from the League, and any future participation in the League in the following season must be reviewed by the League membership, which may place whatever conditions it considers necessary on the team’s future participation, including requiring a $500 performance bond to be posted.
A Team that causes a game to be abandoned by leaving the field of play without the referee’s permission must submit to a discipline committee hearing on the matter.
11.1 Only regular League games may be rescheduled.
11.2 Teams may be permitted to reschedule games if all of the following conditions are met:
- a) the non-requesting team agrees to the reschedule;
- b) the requesting team pays any required rescheduling fee;
- c) the League schedulers are able to find an alternate date, time and field for the game;
- d) both teams agree to a date, time and field from the available options provided by the League schedulers.
11.3 Any reschedule must take place within 2 weeks of the originally scheduled game, and if it cannot be rescheduled in this time-period, the requesting team must either:
- a) play the game as originally scheduled; or
- b) accept a forfeit of the game.
11.4 Once a game is rescheduled, it is considered to be part of the League’s schedule and may only be rescheduled in accordance with this rule, except thatthe 2-week deadline from the original game still applies.