Post Tournament Red Card Report
Due within 3 Days of Tournament completion
902.14 The Hosting Affiliate is responsible to ensure that all required post tournament reports are timely and properly filed. All reports must be typed, computer generated or submitted online. (No handwritten reports will be accepted.)
1.Tournament red card summary report along with copies of the game and supplemental referee reports must be faxed, e-mailed or submitted online to the FYSA office within seventy-two (72) hours after completion of the event, inclusive of weekends. If the red card summary report is submitted online, then the game and supplemental referee reports must be faxed or emailed separately with a copy of the red card report. The report must be filed even if there are no red cards issued
FYSA Rule 502. DISCIPLINE - GAME CONDUCT
When Discipline/Sanctions are imposed, they must meet the required minimums as specified by FYSA and/or USSF. The Disciplining body must evaluate the incident as to intent, severity and past misconduct to determine the appropriate disciplines/sanctions. More severe disciplines/sanctions shall be imposed for multiple red cards during a season and for misconduct directed towards officials or administrators.
502.1 One Game Suspension:
- Resulting from a second caution; (i.e., persistent infringement or dissent byword or action).
- Denies the opposing team a goal or an obvious goal scoring opportunity by deliberately handling the ball (this does not apply to a goalkeeper within his own penalty area).
- Denies an obvious goal-scoring opportunity to an opponent moving toward the player’s goal by an offense punishable by a free kick or a penalty kick.
- Serious Foul Play is defined as using disproportionate and unnecessary strength in a manner likely to hurt or injure an opponent; any tackle from behind which endangers the safety of an opponent
502.2 Offensive or insulting or abusive language:
- One(1) game suspension--Offensive or insulting or abusive language and/or gestures not directed.
- Three(3) game suspension--Offensive or insulting or abusive language and/or gestures directed toward a player, referee, assistant referee, administrator, spectator or game and /or tournament official.
- Six(6) game suspension--Adult directed to a youth referee.
502.3 Violent Conduct:
- One(1) game suspension (minor infractions)--dead-ball foul that is neither violent or with intent to harm or injure; attempting to strike, hit or punch.
- Two (2) game suspension (minor infractions) --is defined as the aggression of a player towards an opponent with clearly no intent to play or fight for the ball; threatening gestures.
- Four (4) game suspension (major infractions) –striking with the intent to injure; fighting; any intentional exposure of the anatomy considered lewd and lascivious; all gestures with any part of the body which implies visual profanity.
- Six (6) game suspension(major infraction)--Entering a fight in progress or action resulting in law enforcement being called; entering the field of play and committing any additional offense (e.g., violent conduct, foul or abusive language; this will be in addition to the sanction for the subsequent violation).
502.4 Spitting-4 (four) game suspension:
Spitting is defined as spitting on or at an opponent or another personas well as spitting onto their own hand prior to shaking hands with their opponent and/or the referees or other game officials.
502.5 FYSA affiliates shall notify the FYSA Office within seven (7) days of any player or coach red card/ejection for violent conduct (major infraction), foul and/or abusive language/gestures directed, spitting, or referee abuse. If the player or coach has two such ejections during a seasonal year or a third within two seasonal years, FYSA will notify the player, coach, affiliate agent of record and reporting affiliate that an additional suspension for thirteen (13) games or six (6) months, whichever is longer be applied to the end of the current suspension. Multiple offenses relating to the same red card/ejection will qualify under this rule. The action may be appealed to the FYSA Protest and Appeals Committee.
502.5.1 Any player who attempts to conceal their identity either before, during or post game, shall be suspended for a minimum of sixty (60) days or eight (8) games whichever is longer.
Failure to timely file or file red card reports $250.00
Failure to follow FYSA minumum Red Card sanctions $1,000.00
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