CUP COMPETITIONS

TERRY PRICE CUP


Participants:  Premier Division 

LIWSA will be represented at the Provincial Cup competition by:

  • Premier Division winner (top seed); 
  • Followed by the Terry Price Cup winner (second seed);
  • Then by the Premier Division second place team (third seed). 
If any subsequent positions are granted, they will be determined by divisional final standings. 

Link to Cup Draw 2022-23 document.

Round Robin Games:
February 10-March 12

Semifinals:
March 17-19

Finals:
Sunday March 26


DOUG DAY CUP

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Participants:  Division 1 and/or 2
LIWSA will be represented at the Provincial B Cup competition by:

  • Division One League winner;
  • Followed by the Doug Day Cup winner;
  • Then by the next two Doug Day Cup second and third place teams. 
If any subsequent Provincial B Cup positions are granted they will be determined by Doug Day Cup final standings.

Link to Cup Draw 2022-23 document.

Round Robin Games:
February 24-March 12

Semifinals:
March 17-19

Finals:
Sunday March 26

STEPHANIE SHERGOLD CUP

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Participants:  Division 2, 3, O30A
Division 2 and Over 30A teams who choose not to compete for the Doug Day Cup will compete for the Stephanie Shergold Memorial Cup. This is an LIWSA recreational cup; the winner will not go on to represent the LIWSA at a provincial cup competition.

Link to Cup Draw 2022-23 document.

Group Stage Games:
February 24-March 12

Semifinals:
March 17-19

Finals:
Sunday April 2

FRANK LEVERSEDGE CUP

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Participants:  Division 3 (A & B), over 30B and over 35
Only Division 3 (A & B), over 30B and O35 teams are eligible to compete for this Cup.  The winner will not go on to represent the LIWSA at any provincial cup competition.

Link to Cup Draw 2022-23 document.

Group Stage Games:
February 24-March 12

Quarterfinals:
March 17-19

Semifinals:
March 24-26

Finals:
Sunday April 2

PRESIDENTS' CUP

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Participants:  Over 35

Only O35 teams are eligible to compete for this cup. The winner will not go on to represent the LIWSA at any provincial cup competition.

Link to Cup Draw 2022-23 document.

Round Robin Games:
February 24-March 12

Semifinals:
March 17-19

Finals:
Sunday March 26

Cup Competition Rules & Regs

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The rules and regulations listed below pertain to LIWSA Cup Competitions:  Terry Price, Doug Day, Stephanie Shergold, Frank Leversedge and Presidents' Cups.

9.0 CUP COMPETITION RULES AND REGULATIONS
Cup competition will be in accordance with the BCSA Rules and Regulations governing cup play. However, exceptions may be made at the discretion of the LIWSA Executive.
BCSA Rules and Regulations are described below:
  • Teams are only permitted to participate in one League or Provincial cup competition. [Rule 9.1]
  • No Intra-club permits are permitted in cup competition. [Rule 9.2]
  • League and BCSA cup competition for senior Category A players shall only allow players who are registered as senior Category A players and registered youth players (in accordance to youth rules) to participate.  Terry Price Cup and Provincials. [Rule 9.3]
  • League and BCSA cup competition for senior Category B players shall only allow players who are registered as senior Category B players. and registered youth players (in accordance to youth rules) to participate.  Doug Day Cup and Provincials. [Rule 9.4]
  • No Youth players are to be permitted for Shergold, Leversedge and President’s Cups. [Rule 9.5]
  • Divisions Over 30 (Over 35 Classics) are Category B Divisions and only players meeting the age requirements can participate. [Rule 9.6]
  • Players must be registered or transferred at least seven (7) days before taking part in any cup competition. [Rule 9.7]
  • No player shall be allowed to play for more than one team in any one cup competition. [Rule 9.8]
  • A transferred player shall not be eligible to play for the new team in any cup competition in which the player has already competed during the current playing season. [Rule 9.9]
  • BCSA or LIWSA, as the case may be by having jurisdiction over a cup competition, shall have the discretion to decide the venue of all the games. [Rule 9.10] 
  • The duration of each LIWSA round robin cup game shall be two halves of forty-five (45) minutes each. [Rule 9.11]
  • Standings for LIWSA cup competitions shall be decided by points won at the completion of the round robin:
a) 3 points for a win and 1 point for a tie 
b) If two (2) or more teams have an equal number of points on completion of the round robin, the following criteria shall be used to determine the final standings:
i. Previous Match Results – The winner of the match between the two teams tied in points shall be awarded the higher position.
ii. Goal Differential - Shall be calculated by goals for minus goals against.
iii. Goals Against – Shall be the team with least goals conceded.
iv. Penalty Kicks  or  Coin  Flip - If  two  (2)  or  more  teams  are  still tied under the previous criteria, then the higher position shall be decided by kicks  from  the  penalty spot  mark  as  per  FIFA  Laws of the Game at a time and place  decided  by  a  LIWSA Representative OR winner of coin flip takes the higher position. [Rule 9.12]
  • LIWSA cup quarter-final, semi‑final and final games shall go into overtime if tied after regulation time. Overtime consists of two extra halves of fifteen (15) minutes each for a total of thirty (30) minutes. If the game is still tied after competition overtime, then a winner shall be decided by penalty kicks in accordance with FIFA Laws of the Game. [Rule 9.13]
  • Playing of Ineligible Players
a) Any team proven to have played an ineligible player, (i.e. unregistered with team or league, registered in another League outside of British Columbia, disqualified, not eligible for cup play, wrong age, suspended, denied permit), shall be disqualified from further  participation  in  cup competition.
i. Any team official proven to knowingly have played an ineligible player will be subject to a fine, forfeiture and further discipline as determined by LIWSA.
ii. All of the disqualified team’s victories will be reversed in favour of the opposition with a score of 3 ‑ 0 [Rule 9.14]
  • For Terry Price and Doug Day Cups, when official assistant referees are not appointed, a team linesperson may be used, but preferably no registered player should be used in this capacity. [Rule 9.15]
  • Terry Price Cup: LIWSA will be  represented  at  the  Provincial  Cup competition by the Premier Division winner (top seed); followed by the Terry  Price  Cup winner (second seed); then by the Premier Division second  place  team  (third seed). If one of the top two teams of the regular season wins the Terry Price Cup, then the third placed team from the regular season gets the third seed. If the league winner wins both league and cup, they will have the choice of which seed to take.
If any subsequent positions are granted, they will be determined by division final standings. [Rule 9.16]
  • Doug Day Cup: LIWSA will be represented at the Provincial B Cup competition by the Division One League winner, followed by the Doug Day Cup winner, then by the next two Doug Day Cup second and third place teams. If any subsequent Provincial B Cup positions are granted, they will be determined by Doug Day Cup final standings. [Rule 9.17]
  • Stephanie Shergold Memorial Cup: Division 2 and Over 30A teams who choose not to compete for the Doug Day Cup will compete for the Stephanie Shergold Memorial Cup. This is an LIWSA recreational cup.  The winner will not go on to represent the LIWSA at a provincial cup competition. [Rule 9.18]
  • Frank Leversedge Community Cup:  Only Division 3A, 3B, and Over 30B teams are eligible to compete for this Cup.  The winner will not go on to represent the LIWSA at any provincial cup competition. [Rule 9.19]
  • Masters A and B Cups These are strictly provincial cups for Over 30A. Masters A cup is a provincial and national competition. Masters B is a provincial competition. Allocations for these cups will be determined by final standings in the O30A division. [Rule 9.20]
  • Presidents Challenge Cup: Only O35 teams are eligible to compete for this cup. The winner will not go on to represent the LIWSA at any provincial cup competition. [Rule 9.21]
  • All teams winning seeds in the BC Provincial Cup must participate in the cup competition. Teams failing to participate in these provincial cup competitions may receive a fine, penalty and/or sanction imposed by the LIWSA Executive. Fines will not be less than the LIWSA costs for purchasing the seed in the Provincial Cup and could include BCSA and CSA fines and sanctions. [Rule 9.22]
  • Any team unable to fulfill a scheduled LIWSA cup game will forfeit the game and be subject to a fine to a maximum of $250. A score of 3 ‑ 0 will be awarded to the opposing team.  The team will automatically be suspended from the current season cup competition and for the following year’s cup competition. [Rule 9.23]
  • Teams traveling off the Island to a BCSA sanctioned cup competition are entitled to a travel grant as determined by BCSA, providing the team meets their tournament commitments. Claims for travel to BCSA sanctioned cup competitions may be submitted to the LIWSA for consideration. In addition to the BCSA Travel Grants, this Association will disperse a maximum of $1,500.00 per year amongst all eligible teams applying for travel costs. Teams must submit a travel expense claim within thirty (30) days of completion of cup competition to receive any reimbursements. [Rule 9.24]
  • Protests during cup competitions must be made in writing and hand delivered, along with a fee of $250, to the LIWSA President, Vice President, or Secretary within twenty-four (24) hours of the protested incident.  LIWSA Executive will make a ruling within forty-eight (48) hours after submission. Funds will be reimbursed if the LIWSA Executive rules in favour of the protesting party. [Rule 9.25]




BC Soccer Provincials 2023

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BC Soccer Adult Provincial Cup Information

It is recommended to always visit and refer to the BCSA Adult Provincial Cup webpage for the most up-to-date information -  details below can become outdated on an ongoing basis as BCSA can make updates daily. 
  • Provincial Cup Draw | March 25, 2023 | Time & Location TBD
  • Round of 16 | April 1-2, 2023
  • No Games | Easter Weekend April 7-10
  • Quarterfinals | April 15-16, 2023
  • Semi-Finals | April 22-24, 2023
  • Finals Weekend | April 29-30, 2023 | Location: TBC
          (as of December 8, 2022 @ 2:15 pm)