Terms of Reference

Eligibility - All Players qualify through:

  • Country of birth

  • Parentage

  • Grand parentage

  • Citizenship

 

The tournament is a sanctioned tournament by BC Soccer and will adhere to all rules and regulations of the sanctioning.

 

Accepted groups will have an opportunity to field a maximum of 2 teams per gender. (i.e., Italy could field an Italy North and an Italy South).

The tournament will not allow a competing group within the same accepted country to field a 2nd team unless there is an extenuating circumstance(s) and/or it is agreed upon by the originally accepted group.  

 

Players can ONLY play for one team in the tournament.

 

Regions of the world can be considered as a group. (i.e., “Africa” or instead of "England" can be "United Kingdom"). 

 

Rosters with proof of eligibility will be required to be submitted in advance of the tournament. 

 

The Tournament Committee reserves the right to make a final and binding ruling on player eligibility. 

A player’s commitment to a youth team does not have any bearing on which adult team they participate with in the future. Once entering the adult tournament they will be expected to satisfy that adult tournament’s eligibility rules and TOR which may differ from the terms of written of this youth tournament. There is no guarantee playing in this tournament will lead to a space on an adult tournament team in the future.