Brøndby Elite Cup
Brøndby Elite Cup consists of the following categories:
- Under 15: Born after 01.01.2006 Game 2 x 35 mins.
- Under 14: Born after 01.01.2007 Game 2 x 35 mins.
- Under 13: Born after 01.01.2008 Game 2 x 30 mins.
All teams play one full match per day. Training sessions, by appointment, can be arranged.
Tournament setup: Preliminary matches will be played in pools of 4 teams. Then playoffs based on the teams' position in the pools.
The match referees are all qualified and hold a current license.
All games are played with linesmen.
Accommodation will be at one of the nearby lying schools. Players must bring their own mattresses and bedding. Refreshments can be bought at the school throughout the whole tournament.
In the event of two or more teams being equal on points after all group games have been played, the winner(s) is decided by the following principal order:
- Goal difference
- Most goals scored
- Head to head match
- Penalty shootout
In the Elite Tournament the teams play one game per day. As far as possible the games are played in the afternoon so that the teams can train in the morning.
All matches in the Elite Tournament are refereed by a referee assisted by two assistant referees.
Warnings and sending offs are handled in accordance with the rules of the DBU, which means that a warning is not a limited sending off.
The team must be ready for the match 15 minutes before the appointed start of the match.
In matches refereed with a trio: Five minutes before kick-off the referee blows the whistle and the two teams line up at one of the corner flags for check-in and afterwards, they run together to the centre circle to greet the audience and each other.
In 11v11, 9v9 and 7v7 matches, the goalkeeper is not allowed to use his/her hands when balls have been intentionally kicked back to him/her by a teammate.
In 5v5 matches, the goalkeeper is allowed to use his/her hands when balls have been intentionally kicked back to him/her by a teammate.
In 5v5 and 7V7 matches goal kicks may be done either by foot or by hand. It is allowed for the goalkeeper to kick the ball across the centreline.
In 5v5 the ball do not have to leave the penalty area. The goalkeeper is also allowed to pick up the ball again before another player has touched the ball.
In 5v5 and 7v7 matches the offside rule do not apply.
In 5v5 matches corners can be shot from anywhere between the goal area and the corner flag.
Number of players per match Elite:
In all series the maximum number of players per match is 16. Substitute players can not be swapped in again. In total 20 players are allowed in the team, which makes 9 players available for substitution.
NUMBER OF PLAYERS PER MATCH NON-ELITE AND MINI:
In all the 11v11 series the maximum number of players per match is 18. Substitute players can be swapped in again.
In all the 9v9 series the maximum number of players per match is 16. Substitute players can be swapped in again.
In all the 7v7 series the maximum number of players per match is 12. Substitute players can be swapped in again.
In all the 5v5 series the maximum number of players per match is 10. Substitute players can be swapped in again.
- If the team’s shirts are the same colour the last mentioned team changes their shirts
- Points given
- 3 points for a win
- 1 point for a draw
- 0 points for a loss
- In case of draw in the Elite group stage matches a penalty shootout will be used to award an extra point for the winner of the penalty shootout.
- Protests must be made not later than 30 minutes after the end of a match. A deposit of DKK 500,00 must be paid. The deposit will be refunded if the protest is complied with. Protest must be in writing and should be handed over at the Tournament office before the 30 minute deadline.
- A team must bring their own balls for the warm-up.
- When the team is registered, a ball is handed out to the team. This ball should be used as match ball throughout the tournament (and only this ball should be used). The home team is responsible for bringing the match ball to the match.
- It is recommended that the players have numbers on their shirts. If they do not have numbers on their shirts, please report it when you arrive at the tournament.
- Bring at least two sets of shirts in different colours.
- Team sheet with name of the club, age group, names and birthdate of all players and name and phone number of coaches and other team members should be filled and handed over to the Tournament office before team first match is played.
- Serious offences made by players will be reported to the respective club’s national league through Dansk Boldspil Union (DBU – The Danish FA).
- The Brøndby Cup refers to the prevailing rules of DBU Sjælland but the tournament management do however reserve the right to absolute settle any matters of dispute.
- If a match should be interrupted (for whatever reason) the head of tournament will decide if the match should be resumed or whether the result when the match was interrupted, will be final. It is not possible to protest against such a decision
Exemptions regarding age:
At latest at the arrival at Brøndby Cup the teams must deliver a list of participants which clearly indicates which players the team will be using.
Players that meets the age limit can participate in two age groups. Max. three players on each team can be allowed to play on two teams.
An application for exemption regarding age can be done for players not meeting the age criteria in a specific age group. These players can be no more than 1 year older than specified in the age group.
In 9v9 and 11v11 series a maximum of 2 players with age exemption may be at the pitch at the same time.
In 7v7 series a maximum of 1 player with age exemption may be at the pitch at the same time.
An application for exemption regarding age must be send to Brøndby Cup at the 1st of July 2019 at the latest.
All players must produce valid identification on request and all players must appear explicit on the teamlist.
Warnings and sending offs are handled in accordance with the rules of DBU. This means that a warning is NOT a limited send off. In the finals the playing time is full time in accordance with the rules of DBU Sjælland.
The respective team’s placement in the end play can be seen in the tournament schedule for the respective years.
- In case of draw the placing matches will be decided by penalty shootout.
In case of contradictions the rules of the game in Danish applies.