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Ontario Cup Entry

Entry Rules & Entry Form

Please read the following Entry Rules and then click on the Entry Form button at the bottom.

THE 2019 ONTARIO CUP ENTRY FORM IS NOW AVAILABLE.  

*****REMINDER*****
All players in the Ontario Cup must be registered or transferred to the Club on or before July 31

The name of the competition shall be the ONTARIO CUP hereinafter referred to as "The Competition".

1. Divisions

The Competition shall be divided into the following divisions:

Under 13 Boys For teams registered as Under 13 Boys Under 13 Girls For teams registered as Under 13 Girls
Under 14 Boys For teams registered as Under 14 Boys Under 14 Girls For teams registered as Under 14 Girls
Under 15 Boys For teams registered as Under 15 Boys Under 15 Girls For teams registered as Under 15 Girls
Under 16 Boys For teams registered as Under 16 Boys Under 16 Girls For teams registered as Under 16 Girls
Under 17 Boys For teams registered as Under 17 Boys Under 17 Girls For teams registered as Under 17 Girls
Under 18 Boys For teams registered as Under 18 Boys Under 18 Girls For teams registered as Under 18 Girls
Under 21 Men For teams registered as Under 21 Men Under 21 For teams registered as Under 21 Women
Men For teams registered as a Senior Open team Women For teams registered as a Senior Open team

Note: Subject to age restrictions, a female player may play on a team in any one of the above divisions. Subject to age restrictions, a male player may only play on a team in either a Boys' or Men's division.


2. Team Eligibility

  1. The competition shall be open to all competitively registered youth and senior amateur teams whose clubs are affiliated with Ontario Soccer.
  2.  Club shall mean the Governing Organization that is affiliated to, and under the jurisdiction of a District Association and is established and operates in accordance with Operational Procedure 3.0 Organizations Procedure 6.0 Club; organizes teams, registers all players, team officials and administrators of their organizations.
  3. A team playing in a Non-Amateur or Professional Soccer League is not eligible to participate in the Ontario Cup.
  4. A team which plays in an amateur league at a higher level than any other offered in Ontario, as determined by Ontario Soccer, may not enter the Ontario Cup.
  5. A team playing in the Ontario Player Development League (OPDL) is not eligible to participate in the Ontario Cup.
  6. A team may only be entered in the division for which it is registered with Ontario Soccer (i.e., team age classification and team gender classification). (Example: A team registered as Under 18 may only play in the Under 18 division of the Ontario Cup).
  7. Notwithstanding Rule 2 (D), if there is no division provided for a specific age/gender classification, the team will be permitted to enter the division for the next highest age division of the same gender, with the exception of the Under 13 Division. Team's that have an age/gender classification of Under 12 or lower, will not be permitted to enter the Competition.
  8. All team coaches and assistant coaches must have completed the:
    1. Respect in Soccer certification; and
    2. Soccer for Life course plus MED (Making Ethical Decisions).
  9. All teams must have a minimum of two team officials listed on the Ontario Cup Entry Form, one of which must be a certified coach.
  10. If a team has entered another tournament on the same weekend as an Ontario Cup round, the team will be denied entry into the Ontario Cup competition. Note: Ontario Soccer Operational Procedures prohibit a team already entered in the Ontario Cup from entering a tournament scheduled the same weekend as any round of the Ontario Cup for its division.

3. Procedures

  1. Entry Deadline: Application to enter the Ontario Cup must be made on the Online Entry Form no later than April 2, 2019 and must include full team identification.
  2. Entry Fee is $390.00. Payment may be made with a credit card at the time the entry form is submitted online. Cheque or money order must be made payable to The Ontario Soccer Association and must be received by the Entry Deadline. If a team has submitted an Online Entry Form before the deadline, but payment has not been received by the Ontario Soccer Provincial Office or a District Association Office by the Entry Deadline that team will be denied entry into the Competition.
  3. Divisions: The Ontario Cup will be played in each of the divisions listed above, provided there are a minimum of eight entries in the division.
  4. Club Approval: Each entry form must be approved by the team's Club. When a team or club completes the Online Entry Form and submits it, a copy will be sent to the team's Club. The Club must then forward approval to its District Association by no later than April 9, 2019. A team will not be entered in the Ontario Cup if its Club does not approve the Entry by the April 9, 2019 deadline.
  5. Uniforms: Teams participating in the Ontario Cup must have two uniforms of different colour at all Ontario Cup games to avoid colour conflicts. These uniform colours will be registered with Ontario Soccer.

4. Format

The Competition shall be organized in five (5) regions with a series of open draws.

The following is a regional breakdown of the District Associations.

Region A

Durham Region, Hamilton and District, Huronia District, Toronto, Niagara, North York, Peel Halton, Scarborough, Southwest Soccer, York Region

Region B

Elgin Middlesex, Essex County, Lambton Kent

Region C

East Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario and District, Southeast Ontario

Region D

Sault Amateur, Soccer Northeastern Ontario, Sudbury Regional, Soccer North Ontario

Region E

Soccer Northwest Ontario

Travel Expenses: For a team traveling to and from Thunder Bay, Ontario Soccer will pay 60% of the air travel and the Club shall be responsible for the other 40% of the air travel and all other expenses. Teams traveling in excess of 1,000 km are eligible for this air travel subsidy.

Round 3 Qualification: For Youth Divisions using the single Knock-Out format, a minimum of one team from each Region shall qualify for Round 3 (last sixteen teams). Further representation by each Region in Round 3 shall be based on the percentage of the total entries attained by each region.  Senior divisions will not require regional representation in any round.


5. Ontario Cup Round-Robin Tournament

Format

  1. A Tournament Round format will be implemented for the Under 13 Boys, Under 14 Boys, Under 15 Boys, Under 16 Boys, Under 17 Boys, Under 13 Girls, Under 14 Girls, Under 15 Girls, Under 16 Girls, and Under 17 Girls divisions. The winners of each tournament will qualify for the next round of the Competition. Any round following the round-robin tournament format will be a one game knock-out.
  2. Regional representation will not be a requirement in the round-robin tournament format. A minimum of 12 teams must enter an Ontario Cup division in order to conduct the "Tournament Round Format". If 8 - 11 teams enter the division, the traditional knock-out format will be implemented.
  3. In the event that a Preliminary Round is required prior to the Tournament Round, the format will be a single game knock-out.  Not all teams will be required to play in the Preliminary Round.

Scheduling and Rescheduling of Games

1) The locations of the tournament groups are:

Location of Tournament Groups

Boys

Under 13 Boys
Bolton
Kitchener
London
Niagara Falls
Oakville
Ottawa
Uxbridge
Windsor
Under 14 Boys
Bolton
Hamilton
Kitchener
London
Niagara
Scarborough
Waterloo
Windsor
Under 15 Boys
Barrie
Caledon
Hamilton
Niagara
Orangeville
Peterborough
Rockwood
Scarborough
Under 16 Boys
Cambridge
Leamington
London
Oshawa
Richmond Hill
Sault Ste. Marie
Scarborough
Windsor
Under 17 Boys
Hamilton
Oshawa
Richmond Hill
Toronto
Waterloo
Windsor
Woodbridge
Under 18 Boys
Knock-Out Format: 

Location of Tournament Groups

Girls

Under 13 Girls
Hamilton
Niagara
Oakville
Orangeville
Paris
Sarnia
Sault Ste. Marie
Uxbridge
Under 14 Girls
Brampton
Bracebridge
Caledon
Clarington
Dundas
Hamilton
St. Catharines
Whitby
Under 15 Girls
Aurora
Niagara Falls
Oshawa
Rockwood
Sarnia
St. Catharines
Vaughan
Windsor
Under 16 Girls
Barrie
Bracebridge
Cobourg
Collingwood
London
St. Catharines
Whitby
Windsor
Under 17 Girls
Barrie
King City
Oshawa
Ottawa
Sarnia
St. Catharines
Under 18 Girls
Knock-Out Format

In the event that any of the above are unable to host any tournament(s) assigned to it, Ontario Soccer may assign another tournament host to replace it. If there are insufficient teams in a division, Ontario Soccer will reduce the number of tournament groups in accordance with its policies.

2) Each team will play one game on Friday, one game on Saturday and one game on Sunday.

3) Ontario Soccer will determine the schedule and order of the games. The Host District D.O.C.C. will assign the game time and location of each game.

4) In the event that some or all games of a tournament are cancelled due to unplayable field conditions, the unplayed games shall be rescheduled by Ontario Soccer and shall be played before the next round.

5) Any team failing to fulfill its scheduled cup games in a tournament round shall forfeit its entry fee and its club will be fined up to a maximum of $1,100.00. A team withdrawing from or failing to appear at a scheduled Ontario Cup game where it is required to travel over 1000km one way will be fined an additional 50% of the applicable penalty.


6. No Shows & Withdrawals

Any team failing to fulfill its scheduled cup game (other than a tournament round) shall forfeit its entry fee and its club shall be subject to a set fine up to a maximum fine of $600.00.


7. National Club Championships

The winning teams in the Under 15 Boys, Under 17 Boys, Under 15 Girls, Under 17 Girls, Men's and Women's divisions shall represent the Province of Ontario in the National Club Championships. If any of these teams refuses to participate in the National Club Championships, its Club shall be fined $2,500.00.

Under 15 Boys and Girls National Championships will be held in Edmonton, Alberta, Under 17 Boys and Girls in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, and the Men's and Women's Championships will be held in St. John's, Newfoundland.


8. Entry Procedure

Complete all sections of the Online Entry Form and submit by no later than April 2, 2019. For information or questions, please contact your District Ontario Cup Coordinator or District Association listed below.

District Code District Association District Association Office Address District Ontario Cup Coordinator
DT-00-05 Durham Region S.A. 1077 Boundary Road South
Oshawa, Ontario L1J 8P8 
(905) 436-8620
Robin Prince
(905) 436-8620
docc@durhamregionsoccer.ca
DT-00-26 East Central Ontario S.A. 171A Rink Street, Suite 225
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 2J6 
(705) 876-0296
John Vickers
(905) 372-9509
vickersjohn@sympatico.ca
DT-00-07 Eastern Ontario & District S.A. 1150 Morrison Drive, Suite 303
Ottawa, Ontario K2H 8S9 
(613) 233-6561
Joe Scheier
(613) 233-6561
admin@eodsa.ca 
DT-00-15 Elgin Middlesex S.A. 295 Rectory Street
London, Ontario N5Z 0A3
(519) 668-2391
Jaime Earhart
(519) 668-2391
emsatraveltransferinsurance@rogers.com
DT-00-09 Essex County S.A. 9655 McHugh Street
Windsor, Ontario N8P 0A8
(519) 979-9254
Stipe Botica
(519) 735-9678
stipanbotica@gmail.com
DT-00-13 Hamilton & District S.A. 64 Melrose Ave. N, Rm #2W-331
Hamilton, Ontario L8L 0C3 
(905) 383-0286
Frank Casale
(905) 516-5780
frank.casale@ontario.ca
DT-00-18 Huronia & District S.A. P.O. Box WW07, 80 Bradford St.
Barrie, Ontario L4N 6S7 
(705) 739-6729
Setts Cerilli
(705) 725-8484
scerilli@rogers.com
DT-00-30 Lambton Kent S.A. P.O. Box 133
Chatham, Ontario N7M 5K3 
(519) 354-6257
Mark Merchant
(519) 542-3857
mmerchant@cogeco.ca
DT-00-20 Niagara S.A. 94 Dunkirk Road, Unit 6
St. Catharines, Ontario L2P 3H4 
(905) 984-8411
Teri Dunleavy
(905) 329-1872
niagarasoccer@cogeco.net
DT-00-23 North York S.A. 75 Carl Hall Rd, 2nd Flr
Toronto, Ontario M3K 2B9
(416) 667-0550
Mandy Aparicio
(416) 712-8253
aparicio6@rogers.com 
DT-00-25 Peel Halton S.A. 5659 McAdam Rd., Unit B3
Mississauga, Ontario L4Z 1N4 
(905) 890-1568
Trisha Thurman
(905) 890-1568
admin@peelhaltonsoccer.com
DT-00-31 Sault Amateur S.A. 316 Elizabeth St. (Firehall)
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 6J3 
(705) 759-7272
Steve Mazzuca
(705) 941-8095
muzz1976@live.com
DT-00-32 Scarborough S.A. 45 Fairfax Cres.
Scarborough, Ontario M1L 1Z6 
(416) 285-8002
Sue Prohaska
(416) 285-8002
ssasoccer@rogers.com
DT-00-28 Soccer North D.A. 65 Maple Street South
Timmins, Ontario P4N 1Y6
(705) 264-4020
TBA
DT-00-21 Soccer Northeastern Ontario P.O. Box 794
Pembroke, Ontario K8A 6X9 
(613) 635-7765
TBA
DT-00-34 Soccer Northwest Ontario 535 Chapples Dr., PO Box 20089
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7E 6P2
(807) 628-8780
Ken Pytyck
(807) 628-8780
snosoccer@tbaytel.net
DT-00-19 Southeast Ontario S.A. 35 Terry Fox Drive, Unit 201
Kingston, Ontario K7M 8N4 
(613) 546-6642
Joanie Sagriff
(613) 546-6642
sosasoccer@bell.net
DT-00-04 Southwest Soccer 401 New Dundee Raod
Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2N8 
(519) 894-5965
Daniel Rowe
(519) 894-5965
generalmanager@swrsa.ca
DT-00-36 Sudbury Regional S.A. 1639 Lasalle Blvd.
Sudbury, Ontario P3A 1Z8
(705) 525-0100
Tammie Thibault
(705) 688-9797
tammie.thibault@ontario.ca
DT-00-17 Toronto S.A. 2700 Dufferin St., Unit 67
Toronto, Ontario M6B 4J3 
(416) 783-7515
Toby Neal
(416) 783-7515
leaguedirector@torontosoccer.net
DT-00-27 York Region S.A. 101 Bradwick Drive, Unit 1
Concord, Ontario L4K 1K5
(905) 660-3029
Sandra Hilliker
(905) 660-3029
shilliker@yrsa.ca

The above Entry Rules must be read by all Teams and Clubs before entering the Ontario Cup.

By submitting the Entry Form, you are agreeing to all conditions in the Entry Rules.

You are also agreeing to abide by the Competition Rules and administration procedures of the competition.

Welcome to the 2019 Ontario Cup Online Registration

Teams must register online for the 2019 Ontario Cup by April 2, 2019.

The Ontario Cup shall be open to all competitively-registered youth and senior amateur teams
whose clubs are affiliated with Ontario Soccer.

Teams must have permission from their club to enter the 2019 Ontario Cup.

Entry Form

2019 Ontario Cup Entry Form