2016 East Region Cup & Shield Scheduling Procedure
1. The draws for the ER
Cup and ER Shield will be made on Tuesday May 23rd and will be published on the
ERSL web site no later than May 25th.
2. There will be no
league games scheduled during the week of Sunday June 18th to Saturday June 24th.
Instead this week will be reserved for the round of 16 of the ER Cup and ER
3. With two exceptions,
the round of 16 games will be scheduled on the day that the home team plays its
league games, however should both teams agree then the game can be rescheduled
by up to 7 days in either direction of this date.
4. The first exception
to point 3 is where the one way travel time for the Away team
exceeds 90 minutes one way. In this case the game will be scheduled on Sunday
June 18th. However if both teams agree then the game can be rescheduled by up
to 7 days in either direction of this date.
5. In some age groups it
is possible that more than 16 teams enter the competition. In these situations
a round of 32 will be required, and the teams participating are encouraged to
work with their opponent to agree on a suitable date for the game as long as it
is played prior to June 13th. If the teams are unable to agree on a date, or no
date has been selected by June 5th, then the ERSL League Management
Board will decide the date of the game.
6. The teams
participating in the round of 8 are encouraged to work with their opponent to
agree on a suitable date between July 4th and July 25th. If the teams are
unable to agree on a date, or no date has been selected by July 2nd, then a
member of the ERSL League Management Board will decide the date of the
8. On weekends boys' games will be
set for 9:30 a.m, and Girls' games will be set for 11:30 a.m., on the schedule.
Subject to agreement by both teams, the start time can be changed.
9. The home team is
responsible for providing a field, except for finals.
10. Following agreement
with the away team, the home team must notify the ERSL office of the
location and kick off time of the game.
11. Semi-finals for age
groups U13 to U16 will be played on Sunday August 20th. The semi-finals for the
U17/18 age group will be Sunday August 7th.
12. Finals for age groups
U13 to U16 will be played on Sunday September 17th. The final for the U17/18
age group will be Sunday August 13th.
13. Requests to
reschedule the semi-final or final will not be approved unless one of the
participating teams is playing in the Ontario Cup on that weekend. The new date
will be selected by a member of the ERSL League Management Board.
14. All finals will be scheduled
at a venue selected by the ERSL, at a kick off time set by the ERSL.