GAME PROTEST CLARIFICATION
PROTEST PERTAINING TO THE GAME AND ITS ADMINISTRATION:
AN INITIAL PROTEST MUST BE FILED WITH THE REFEREE OR SITE MANAGER BEFORE OR DURING THE GAME AND MUST BE NOTED ON THE GAME CARD.
THE OPPOSITION COACH SHOULD BE NOTIFIED OF THE PROTEST BEFORE OR DURING THE GAME.
What may be protested: *Illegal player and/or coach – the protest should be followed up in writing to email@example.com within 72 hours from the end of the game.
Protest must include: *Payment of $100 within one week of protest (refunded if the protest is successful). *A listing of the player/coach deemed to be illegal.
Who can file a protest: *Only a coach or a listed team administrator can file a protest for the teams involved in the game.
*Third parties, i.e., coaches/administrators from other teams can not file a protest on a specific game.
*Referee decision, right or wrong, are final if they pertain to the FIFA Laws-of-the-Game, or as modified by SLYSA.
*No protest is allowed for red cards/yellow cards for players, or red cards for coaches. (Exceptions see SLYSA’s Discipline & Appeal Policy).