Technical rules of ISF Football


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Bulletin 1

Bulletin 2

Bulletin 3

  1. Only school teams may participate.
  2. Each country may enter only one boys team and one girls team.
  3. All players of the school team must have been enrolled at the same school
    since the beginning of the school year 2016/2017.
  4. All students must have been born in 1999, 2000, 2001.
    Neither older nor younger students will be accepted!
  5. Each team shall be composed of 18 players, 2 teachers (or 1 teacher/1
    coach) and 1 referee - the referee shall be in possession of a national or
    international qualification and must agree to also be first or second
  6. Each delegation shall nominate a Head of Delegation (HoD) who shall be
    responsible for the team or teams in his/her delegation. He/she may not
    combine the function of Head of Delegation and coach or another official
    He/she shall be the sole intermediary between his/her delegation and the
    OC, the TC and the ISF Delegate.
  7. Where a country is represented by only one team, its delegation may
    comprise up to 22 persons. A full delegation will comprise 43 persons.
  8. Each participating country has the right to include a maximum of 2 additional adults whose function must be specified: doctor, physiotherapist, interpreter, security personnel, ministerial representative, journalist, …
    Any other additional persons will not be considered part of the official delegation.
  9. Players must be enrolled as full-time students at the school which they represent. They must be attending schools which provide a general education.
    The following are not eligible to participate:
    a.pupils of vocational schools who only attend that school as acomplement to their vocational training, teams and pupils enrolled at schools which provide sports trainingwithout any general education,
    c.part-time (e.g. afternoon) sports schools which take pupils from a varietyof schools for training in one or more sports,
    d.teams formed as part of clubs, companies, universities or otherinstitutions.
  10. Each participating team must be nominated officially by the organisation responsible for school sport and which is member of ISF.

Tournament program

1. Su, 21/5 Arrivals, accreditation Head of Delegations meeting
2. Mo, 22/5 Coaches meeting, referees meeting Competition, Opening Ceremony
3. Tu, 23/5 Competition
4. We, 24/5 Competition
5. Th, 25/5 Cultural day, Nations night
6. Fr, 26/5 Competition
7. Sa, 27/5 Competition
8. Su, 28/5 Classification matches, Finals, Closing Ceremony, Farewell party
9. Mo, 29/5 Departures

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