|AGE CLASS||PLAYERS||GAME TIME||BALL SIZE||OFF-SIDE|
|Boys 2003||11v11||2×20 min||Nr 5||+|
|Boys 2004||11v11||2×20 min||Nr 5||+|
|Boys 2005||11v11||2×20 min||Nr 5||+|
|Boys 2006||11v11||2×20 min||Nr 4||+|
|Boys 2007||9v9||2×18 min||Nr 4||+|
|Boys 2008||9v9||2×18 min||Nr 4||+|
|Boys 2009||7v7||2×15 min||Nr 4||–|
|Boys 2010||7v7||2×15 min||Nr 3||–|
|Boys 2011||5v5||2×15 min||Nr 3||–|
|Girls 2004-06||9v9||2×18 min||Nr 4||+|
|Girls 2007-09||7v7||2×15 min||Nr 4||–|
- TEAM SIZE AND PLAYING TIMES
Age class Players Match time Ball size Off-side
Boys 2003 11 vs 11 2×20 min nr 5 +
Boys 2004 11 vs 11 2×20 min nr 5 +
Boys 2005 11 vs 11 2×20 min nr 5 +
Boys 2006 11 vs 11 2×20 min nr 4 +
Boys 2007 9 vs 9 2×18 min nr 4 +
Boys 2008 9 vs 9 2×18 min nr 4 +
Boys 2009 7 vs 7 2×15 min nr 4 –
Boys 2010 7 vs 7 2×15 min nr 3 –
Boys 2011 5 vs 5 2×15 min nr 3 –
Girls 2004-06 9 vs 9 2×18 min nr 4 –
Girls 2007-09 7 vs 7 2×15 min nr 4 –
- USING OLDER PLAYERS
2.1 Boys 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006
In age classes 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006, each team is allowed to use maximum of 3 older
players who have born after August 1 the previous year.
For example: In age class 2003, each team is allowed to use maximum of 3 players born after
2.2 Boys 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
In age classes 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011, each team is allowed to use maximum of 2
older players who have born after August 1 the previous year.
For example: In age class 2007, each team is allowed to use maximum of 2 older players who
have born after 01.08.2006.
2.3 Boys 2011
In age class 2011 overaged players is not allowed.
In girls age classes, each team is allowed to use maximum of 2 older players who have born
after August 1 the previous year. For example: in girls age class 2004-2006, each team is
allowed to use maximum of 2 players who have born after 01.08.2003.
- PLAYING FOR MULTIPLE TEAMS
Players are not allowed to play for more than one team and in more than one age class.
Games are played on stadiums in Pärnu. Stadiums used in the tournament have
natural grass, Mai school is latest generation artificial grass.
- TOURNAMENT SYSTEM
Pärnu Summer Cup 2019 is divided into group and possibly play-off tournament.
5.1 Group phase
In the group phase, teams are divided into groups of 3 to 7 teams in which teams play against
everybody else in the group. In the group games, win gives 3 points, draw 1 poin and defeat 0
5.2 Even points
In case of even points, teams in group are sorted by
- smaller number of withdrawals and disqualified games;
- greater number of wins;
- result of the games between the teams;
- overall goal difference;
- greater number of goals scored;
- disciplinary record;
- teams are sorted according to a draw.
5.3 Play-off phase
The best teams from each will advance to the play-off phase to compete for the first place in
an age class. The precise rules for advancing to the play-off pahse depend on the number of
teams, number of groups and tournament system. In the play-off phase, all places will be
determined. The exact play-off system for each age class will be announced on 15.06.2019 the
2005, 2007A, 2007B, 2008A, 2009A age groups play-off pairs determined as main tournament table follow:
- place in the group
- smaller number of withdrawals and disqualifeid games
- points from group phase
- wins from group phase
- overall goal difference
- number of goals scored
- less goals conceeded
- teams are sorted according to a draw
- PENALTY KICKS
If a game ends in a draw in the play-offs and in the finals, both teams will take penalty kicks to
determine the winner. In age classes 2003 – 2006, each team will take 5 penalty kicks. In age
classes 2007 – 2011 and in the girls age class, each team will take 3 penalty kicks.
- NUMBER OF GAMES
Each team is guaranteed at least 5 games in the tournament.
- TOURNAMENT JURY
All possible conflicts and protests will be handled by a tournament jury of 3 members whose
decision can not be appealed. The jury consists of the tournament head organizer, tournament
head referee and a representative of Pärnu JK Vaprus.
All of the referees are recognised by the Estonian Football Association and/or the head
referee. The head referee is Mr Veiko Mõtsnik.
- ARRIVING AND CHECK-IN
All teams are obliged to do the check-in in the tournament office before their first game. The
tournament office will be open for check-in’s from June 26, 12:00 in the couryard of Tervise
Paradiis (Side 14, Pärnu). Check-in consists of the following:
- Team leader is obliged to hand in a filled Pärnu Summer Cup team registration form. We
allow for a signed registration form to be sent by e-mail to info [at] summercup [dot] org.
Players who are not on the signed team registration form are not allowed to play at the
- Each team leader is obliged to confirm with their signature that they have arrived to the
tournament, they agree to the tournament rules and they have been informed about all of the
last-minute news and changes.
Teams who have not passed the check-in correctly (points 1-3) will not be allowed to play
at the tournament.
- GAME REGULATIONS
- Each team must be able to prove the identity of their players to the match referee during
the games (from 15 min. before the game to 15 min. after the game) on the request of the
opposing team by showing a valid identification document (passport/ID-card or an EFA player
card). The identity documents of the players must be taken to the games.
- Allowed registered team sizes are max. 23 players (age classes 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006)
and 16 players (age classes 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and girls 2004-06, girls 2007-09).
- Team must be present at the field 15 min before kick-off.
- A player that has been given a red card is automatically banned from the next game.
- In case of same-coloured shirts, the team that has been marked as away will change their
shirts or uses bibs. Bibs will be provided by the organizers.
- INFORMATION TO TEAM LEADERS
- Person that has been assigned as a team leader is responsible for the team and its players
during the whole tournament time.
- Team leader is responsible for the players having their own sleeping bags and mattresses if
school accommodation is used.
- Tournament organisers do not take any responsibility for injuries, illnesses and thefts. Each
field has a designated first-aid provider.
All protests have to be made to the tournament office in legible written form in one hour after
the game. Each protest must be accompanied by a 50 EUR caution money that will be refunded
if the outcome of the protest is positive. The decision on the protest will be made by the
If a team is unable to field at least 4 players (age class 2011) 5 players (age classes 2007, 2008,
2009, 2010, girls 2004-06, girls 2007-09) or 7 players (age classes 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006)
before 5 minutes after the match kick-off, the team will be automatically declared loser by –
- FORCE MAJURE
Tournament jury has the right to make changes in match times and/or places if unforseen and
inevitable events require it.
First, second and third placed teams will be awarded with cups and their players and coaches
with medals. Best players will be given special prizes.