Bliga (11s)

Men’s & Women’s Competition.

B Liga 2017

Registration (see bottom of page for guide)

No player will be eligible to play in a match for competition points without registering. Registration is completed here: http://www.myfootballclub.com.au/index.php?id=38

Following the first round, players need to be registered at least 48 hours prior to the weeks fixture they wish to play in.  Once players are registered they will receive their match shirt. Uniforms are preordered, so only some sizes may be available. An additional shirt order may occur if shirt availability runs too low.

Any side that plays an unregistered player will be docked 3pts. That player will not be eligible for the following weeks fixture.

League format

Kick off for fixtures will be 6.15pm and 7.45 pm. Teams need to be ready to kick off AT THIS TIME. Sides need a minimum of 7 players to begin a game. If a side does not have 7 players ready to go at kick off time a forfeit may occur. If neither side is ready, game time will be reduced and points penalties may occur. The first game will finish by 7.40 at the latest.

Game times will consist of 2 x 35minute halves. The game will be played as per FIFA’s laws of the game with some minor amendments such as interchange.

Each team will play each other 4 times during the course of the season. The team finishing top of the league at the end of the final round will be deemed the Champions. In the result of a points tie, goal difference will decide the champion, followed by the most goals scored, followed by the best head to head record*.

*If teams still can’t be separated the league title will go to Liverpool, as they haven’t won one in decades.

Match Cards will be posted to the BSA website as means of recording results. Please ensure they are filled out with full players names and each player participating. Other sides will scrutinise your card.

A two week knock out cup competition will close the season. A random draw will dictate the opening fixtures and the winner of each will go into the final. If results are tied at the end of the game, injury time will be played and if the scores are still tied, then penalties will decide the winner. Winners are grinners and get a medal at the awards night.

The Men’s pitch is marked at across the field at the airport end. PLEASE NOTE: The penalty box is 2 metres longer than regulation. This was marked in such a manner with consideration for one of human beings closest friends; the touch player. Their markings would get cluttered if we didn’t add the 2m.

The ladies pitches are the two closest to the carpark.

Red Cards/ Yellow Cards

A straight red card means a minimum 2 weeks. A red from two yellows a minimum of 1.

3 yellows within a consecutive 4 game period will result in 1 weeks suspension.

Game night.

Team sheet must be completed and provided to the referee five minutes prior to kick off (6.10pm for early game and 7.35pm for the late game.

Shin pads are compulsory.

Each team from the early fixture is required to set up a goal, corner flags and yellow halfway posts (yellows are placed 1m back from halfway line). Posts are in the under side compartment of the trailer.

Teams involved in the late fixture are required to pack away. Each goal needs to be placed off the grassed areas when packing up, and locked to the post USING THE BSA LOCK. The BSA lock is marked with “THE BSA ONE”.

Each goal cost $2,000+. Ease them to the ground, don’t drop them.

Awards

Fairest and Best and Leading Goal Scorer (golden boot) are awarded at the end of the season. If match cards are not completed clearly, players may miss out on points or having goals accredited. Each team nominates a cub champion. It should not be awarded to dickheads.

Communication

Each team must nominate a captain, and vice captain. These captains are responsible for passing on information to the team, and can provide feedback on the competition from teammates.

A group consisting of captains, referees and the competition coordinator will ensure the competition runs smoothly and everyone is aware of what is happening.

Email correspondence is the preferred means of official communication.

Officiating

Our referees are qualified, but not professional. Just remember they may make mistakes – but they will likely make less than the players.

Each team must appoint a referee’s assistant to officiate in the game either following or prior to their fixture.

Senior players need to take responsibility to run the line. Under 18 players are to be used in this role as a last resort only.

Should a team fail to provide a referee’s assistant or put forward a player that is not deemed competent by the referee they can be docked 3pts.

First Aid

First aid equipment stored in the trailer

A debrilator is in the Medlend Pavilion (change room building) and at the BRAC reception.

If you have current first aid training please let it be known.

Volunteers

The BSA is always keen to hear from people who can help keep the competition running smoothly. Let us know if you wish to help.

Sponsorship

We are always keen to hear from sponsors. If you have a business or are part of an organization that may be able to assist financially, please speak to one of the committee members.

How to register

Registration is managed by the Football Federation of Australia (FFA).  The system is not the BSA’s, so we can neither take credit for it or do much to change it.

Go here: www.myfootballclub.com.au

On the right hand side of the page select “Register Now” (as a player, coach, referee or Volunteer)

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If you know your FFA number you can proceed straight to the login pages.

Otherwise please follow the instructions to register and obtain an FFA number. If you have one and forgot it, use the ‘forgot username’ link – help will be sent  to the email associated with the number.

Once you have your FFA Number proceed to the login pages. Enter your login details and it will take you to your FFA Account.

Select “Register”

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Check that your personal details are correct.

Scroll to the bottom of the page and select “Next”

Make the correct selections as below:

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Click “Add Package”

Select the Package and hit next.

Check areas of the terms and conditions and select ‘Next’

There should be the amount of $175.00 for the season. Select Pay Online

Enter your Credit Card Details and select ‘Next’

You will be emailed a copy of the tax invoice/receipt. Please keep a copy handy.