Senior Secondary Schools Tag Tournament

 2015 Auckland Secondary Schools
Tag Tournament Official Tournament Information

 

Venue: Auckland City Domain

Date: WEDNESDAY March 25th Senior Boys and Girls (Year 11,12,13)


This information is very important so please ensure you have read and understood what is required.

Close off day for your team entry is Tuesday March 17th 2015 5pm.

Draw will be drafted and sent to all on Thursday March 19th

 DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM

 

Claude Iusitini

Tournament Director

claude@nztagfootball.co.nz

Mobile: 021 64 13 64

1. All matches will start on time. Arrival time 9am (Please be on time) IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU CALL ME VIA MOBILE IF YOU ARE RUNNING LATE! MY SUGGESTION IS LEAVE EARLY FROM SCHOOL TO BEAT THE PEAK HOUR TRAFFIC.

What you need to bring;

2. Completed registrations forms as some are yet to complete full downloadable registrations forms with names, etc of players.

3. Tag Shorts (If you have them) we will provide belts 12 belts for each team in a blue bucket on the sideline for those that do not have tag shorts. IMPORTANT: Please do NOT bring your own tag belts to the tournament as they can get mixed up with our NZTFI ones.

4. Sports moulded sole boots

5. Marquee/tent for your students/teams

6. Bring your water tubs as access to water is minimal at Auckland Domain

7. Sunscreen, etc

8. ALL Tags Belts and playing balls will be provided for each field in a light blue bucket. Please Put tags back in the blue bucket and Roll up belts and put back in the bucket at the conclusion of each game so that the next team can come on after your game and easily belt and tag up. The Belts Tags and Ball will be collected by the referee for each field.

9. Playing rules will be as per the NZTI 2nd Edition Rules and can be downloaded from www.nztagfootball.co.nz under Rules at a Glance at the bottom of the page.

10. A Hooter sound will be used to START each match, sound HALF TIME, and sound the START of the Second Half and at the END of NORMAL TIME.

11. All Games are 30-minutes duration, 12-minute halves, with a straight swap at half time.

12. LATE RULE: If a team is late to the playing field, 5-minutes is timed from the Start hooter @ 1 point per minute. Referee to record on the scorecard. If a team fails to take the field within the 5-minute period, the match will be ruled as a Default WIN (+8pts, 0 against) to the non-offending team.

13. PLEASE CHECK THE DRAW TIMES AND FIELD NUMBERS SO THAT YOUR ARE AT THE CORRECT FIELD FOR YOUR GAME.

14. Team Coaches or Teachers only, to confirm the score, with the Referee, at both half time and full time.

15. It is the responsibility of the Captain or the teacher, of each team, to sign the scorecard at the completion of each match. The scorecards will be returned to Tournament HQ, by the match Referee only.

16. The Referees decision is FINAL. No protests will be entered into.

17. Player Substitutions will occur from the Sub-Box area only, which is marked, 10-metres either side of half way.

18. Schools can have there entire squad available for each game.

19. Only registered players can compete on the day. Strictly no ring ins.

20. Only Coaches or Teachers are allowed access to the Tournament HQ (Headquarters).

21. The MC, Match Points Administrator and Timekeeper are strictly out of bounds. Liaison through the Tournament Administrator ONLY, is required for communication with any of the Event Management personnel.

22. It is the responsibility of the players of each team to return the Tags to the Referee This provides COURTESY to the teams playing after you. Teams are expected to abide by this rule. It is the responsibility of the Referee, to ensure the BALL and Tags are passed to the Referee of the next match on that field.

23. Foul language, sledging or violent behaviour, on or off the field, will NOT be tolerated.   

24. The Tournament Administrators reserve the right to remove any School team, player, coach, manager, supporter, or individual, from the tournament where behaviour is deemed inappropriate or unacceptable.

25. If a player is sent from the field during a match, for any reason, the player will serve a minimum of (one) 1-match suspension, subject to determination by the Judicial Panel.

26. A Sin Bin period is generally x2 sets of 6 tags for the infringing player, determined by the Referee. The tags of the infringing player are held by the Referee.

27. A drawn result in round robin play will stand as a draw.

28. Rankings will be determined by Wins and Losses first, then Points Differential (points for, minus points against). Win = 2points, Draw = 1 point, Loss = 0 (Zero) points.

29. School teams are required to keep their area clean and tidy, and remove any rubbish before they leave at the end of each game day. PLEASE KEEP CLEAN: YOUR TENT, WARM UP AREAS AND THE DOMAIN. PLEASE PICK UP YOUR PLASTIC DRINK BOTTLES ON THE SIDELINES AFTER EACH OF YOUR GAMES AND REMOVE ANY RUBBISH THAT YOU MAY HAVE.

The NZTFI Code of Conduct

THE FAIRPLAY PROMISE FOR NZTFI PLAYERS
Good sport is about positive attitude. Play your part - play fair.
To the best of my ability I will:

• Play by the rules
• Never argue with an official
• Work hard to do my best at all times
• Turn up to practice
• Be a good sport and recognise good players and good plays by all involved
• Remember to thank my coach, the officials, the opposition and supporters
• Help others in my team when I can
• Avoid putting people down or bullying them
• Give of my best for my team and my country – Represent with pride.

THE FAIRPLAY PROMISE FOR NZTFI COACHES AND MANAGERS
Good sport is about positive attitude. As a coach you set the standards.
Play your part to help make each game a success - play fair. To the best of my
ability I will:

• Set personal behaviour standards for myself and those I coach to follow
• Give each player the same amount of my attention and time
• Provide every player with the same opportunities to play the game
• Never argue with the referee, encourage cheating or make excuses for losing
• Always be positive. Never shout at or ridicule players
• Respect players' efforts regardless of whether we have won or lost
• Encourage respect for the opposition and officials
• Keep winning and losing in perspective with personal challenge and enjoyment
• Give of my best for my team and my country – Represent with pride.

THE FAIRPLAY PROMISE FOR NZTFI PARENTS
Good sport is about positive attitude. You can set the right tone, and help
make the game a success. Play your part - play fair. To the best of my ability I
will:

• Encourage my child, and other people’s children, in their efforts in sport
• Insist that my child plays within the rules and by the principles of Fairplay
• Respect my child's efforts the same regardless of whether s/he has won or lost
• Display self-control on the sideline. Always be positive. Never shout at or ridicule
players
• Watch my child play and let him/her enjoy the game
• Show my appreciation to people who volunteer their time so my child can play
• Remember that my child plays sport for his/her reasons not mine
• Be a positive role model for my child
• Never place undue pressure on my child to play or perform
• Make an effort to understand the rules of the game

THE FAIRPLAY PROMISE FOR NZTFI SUPPORTERS
Good sport is about positive attitude. You can set the right tone, and help
make the game a success. Play your part - play fair. To the best of my
ability I will:
• Respect that people are involved in sport for fun and enjoyment
• Support good play and applaud good performance from all competitors
• Attempt to understand the rules of the game
• Learn the difference between supportive and abusive comments and rule out the
latter
• Accept the decisions of officials and coaches
• Display self-control on the sideline. Always be positive. Never shout at or ridicule
players
• Show my appreciation to people who volunteer their time to make sport happen
• Remember that we are all capable of making mistakes


THE FAIRPLAY PROMISE FOR NZTFI OFFICIALS
Good sport is about positive attitude. You can set the right tone, and help
make the game a success. Play your part - play fair.

To the best of my ability I will:

• Control the game in a fair and positive manner
• Be consistent and fair in my decisions

• Encourage Fair play – zero tolerance for foul play of any kind.
• Modify my approach to suit the participants level of ability
• Help players understand the rules by explaining decisions where appropriate
• Do what I can to make sure that everyone enjoys the game - including myself