Tournament Rules 2017

  1. Players, coaches, managers and spectators must conduct themselves in a manner that does not bring the University of Auckland or a faculty into disrepute; failure to do so may result in referral to the discipline committee under our Discipline Statute.
  2. Players must sign a participation agreement before playing their first game.
  3. All teams must show up to their scheduled matches.
  4. Correct playing uniform must be worn at all times by players during games. 
  5. Decisions made by referees, umpires and officials are final. Misconduct or disrespecttowards match officials is not tolerated and will be addressed seriously by Sport & Rec.
  6. Players must be a currently enrolled University of Auckland student studying with the faculty they are playing for. Players may play in a semester they are not studying in, provided they were or are studying in the other semester of that calendar year.
  7. Student ID numbers must be provided for all players at registration. ID checks are run.
  8. Students doing a double degree may choose their faculty and must stay with that faculty for the duration of that sport tournament (can play for another faculty in another sport).
  9. Up to two academic staff may be registered and play for the faculty in which they work.
  10. Up to two alumni may be registered and play for their old faculty for Rugb ONLY.
  11. Foundation students can play for any faculty they choose and must stay with the same faculty for the duration of that sport tournament (can play for another faculty in a different spot.
  12. Late entry players may join a tournament up until the end of round robin play, provided they are current students with that faculty and are officially registered for the team prior to taking the court, pitch or field. Sport & Rec must be informed of new player and provided with full name and student ID.
  13. It is not compulsory for a player to have competed in round robin  play to qualify forfinals; however they must have been registered with the team before the completion of that team’s round robin. 
  14. Teams may register as many players as they wish, but the number allowed to play in each game is limited according to the rules of that sport.
  15. An unregistered or ineligible player participating will result in a default loss of that game.
  16. An ineligible player participating may result in team disqualification.
  17. Disqualified teams will receive the 10 point maximum on the overall Interfaculty ladder. 
  18. Any disputes must be put in writing within 48 hours after game end (form found with Sport Officer).
  19. Sport & Rec will notify the manager and sports leaders immediately of anycomplaint made against their faculty or team, who then have an opportunity torespond/appeal.
  20. Disciplinary decisions will be made by Sport & Rec within two working days of the incident.
  21. Decisions made by Sport & Rec are final.
  22. Sport & Rec have discretion to disqualify any team or player should these rules not be abided by.