State Cups Rules

 ENYSSA Cup Competitions

 
              Any Games not played in the assign date they must be made up within 2-3 weeks.
 
DR. MANNING CUP - Premier Division
B. CUP PARTICIPATION RULES
1. The cup shall be called the Dr. Manning Memorial Cup.
2. The cup is property of the Eastern New York State Soccer Association
3. The entire control and management of the competition shall be vested in the Cup Committee, which is to be appointed annually.
4. The competition shall be MANDATORY for all premier clubs, which are in good standing and affiliated, directly or indirectly, with this Association.                                                                                                                                                                                                               
5. The cup shall be competed for annually.
6. The Cup Committee may reject the entry of any club with the approval of the General Committee.
7. The Cup Committee shall make a draw for the cup. It shall have the power to make the draw in the early rounds by geographical districts, or otherwise as they deem advisable.
8. Each club, playing in competition, must, prior to game time, notify its opponents of the colors of its uniform. The home team and away team, in addition, must notify each other about the location and direction of the field and, if available, the location of the dressing rooms. If a team cannot get in touch with the other team you must notify the cup supervisor.
9. No State cups to be held in another state (Unless both teams agree and approved by the Cup supervisor}
 
B. CUP GAME REGULATIONS
 
1. No game may start prior to 12:00 NOON or after 4:00 PM except with prior approval of the Cup Supervisor.
2. The games shall start at the scheduled time unless the referee insists on extra time in order that certain existing conditions are rectified.
3. A club responsible for the late start of a cup match may be subject to possible fines at the discretion of the Cup Committee. Referee must wait the 30 minutes before calling game off.
4. Each club must take every precaution to keep grounds in playing condition. If necessary, either club may apply to the Cup Committee Secretary, and the Secretary shall require the referee, or some other authorized person, to examine the grounds and decide as to its fitness for play in sufficient time to save the expense being incurred by unnecessary travel of the club.
5. Goal nets and corner flags, which are to be at least five (5) feet in height, must be used in all games in the competition.
6. The duration of the match shall be two (2) equal halves of forty-five (45) minutes each. In case of a tie, no overtime
 
Kicks from the penalty spot shall be taken in accordance to the Laws of USSF/FIFA
 
7. If a match is played to conclusion, it must go into the records as a cup game.
8. If the colors of the two competing teams are identical, or almost identical, the home club must change its uniform. Goalkeepers must wear colors, which distinguish them from other players.
9. Postponed matches must be played within 3 weeks. Eastern New York State Amateur Soccer Association cup matches shall take precedence over all other games except the National Cups conducted under the auspices of the U.S.A.S.A./U.S.S.F.
 
C. CUP GAME PLAYER REGULATIONS
 
1. All players participating in any and all games under the jurisdiction of this Association must produce player passes, valid for the current season. The passes must be handed to the referee before the start of the game.
2. Any team, failing to produce player passes, forfeits the game.
. A player, to be eligible in the semi-final and/or final games, must be registered and roster prior to April 15 of the current seasonal year.
4. A player shall not be allowed to play for more than one (1) competing club, but the players of each representative team may be changed during the series of the games.
5. A player who has been suspended may play in postponed, drawn or replayed matches only after his/her term of suspension has expired.
6. The Cup Committee shall have the power to disqualify any competing clubs, players or player of any competing club, who may have been proved guilty of any breach of any of the rules of this Association.
7. Clubs shall be permitted to use (7) substitutes in each game at any time during the game. No re-substitution shall be allowed. Substitutes are required to report to the referee when entering the field with their player passes.
8. Players ordered off the field by the referee cannot be substituted for.
9. A player, suspended by his/her league, is not eligible to participate in cup games while under suspension.
 
D. CUP GAME REFEREES
 
1. The referee appointed to the match shall not be, nor have been in the past a member of either of the competing teams. The club on whose grounds the match takes place shall pay the fee and traveling expenses of all officials appointed by the Cup Committee to any match prior to the final match.
2. The referee shall have the power to decide as to the fitness of the grounds. The Laws of the Game define the duties of the referee and linesmen.
3. If the appointed referee fails to fulfill his/her engagement the captains of the competing teams must agree upon a referee for the game. Where there are official linesmen, the first linesman shall take charge of the game. The same provision will apply in case a referee is taken sick during a match.
4. The referee shall have the power during the game to deal with players guilty of violent conduct, of on using threatening or abusive language. The referee shall forward the name of the offender, together with the pass to the Cup Commissioner within 48 hours.
5. If a referee, without proper notice to the Cup Committee, is absent from a game to which the referee has been appointed then the referee shall be liable for punishment.
6. Where a game is postponed, the referee, upon appearance, shall be entitled to his/her expenses. In case of forfeited games, the referee, upon appearance, shall be entitled to his/her full fee and expenses.
7. The referee shall forward to the Cup Committee the result of each match played, a list of players participating therein, and all particulars pertaining to the match within two (2) days after the game.
 
E. APPEALS, DISPUTES, AND PROTESTS OF CUP GAMES
 
1. Disputes and protests, as well as questions relating to the qualifications of competitors, or to the interpretation of the rules, shall be referred to the Cup Committee, whose decision shall be final and binding on both clubs. Every protest must be made in writing and must specify the basis on which it is lodged. Two (2) copies of the protest must be submitted to the Cup Committee by certified or registered mail, accompanied by the appropriate fee within three (3) days after the match to which it relates.
3. Any protest relating to the grounds, goal posts or other appurtenances of the game shall not be entertained by the Cup Committee (unless an objection has been lodged with the referee before the commencement of the match.) The referee shall require the responsible club to remove the cause of the objection, if this is possible, without unduly delaying the progress of the match.
4. The secretary of the protesting club shall send a copy of the protest, by certified or registered mail, to the club protested against. Each club may support its case by bringing witnesses to the hearing, if such is required.
5. If a member of the Cup Committee is connected with either of the clubs involved in the dispute or protest, then the member shall absent himself/herself while the dispute or protest is being considered. An attorney shall not represent a club at the hearing of a dispute or protest, unless said attorney is a bona-fide member of the club concerned.
6. When an appeal is made and upheld, the Cup Committee may order the match to be played elsewhere.
7. If such an appeal is not sustained, the complaining club may be called upon to pay the expenses incurred in arriving at the decision.
8. A protest fee of $300.00 MUST be included with the protest.
 
F. CUP GAMES WITHDRAWAL AND NON-APPEARANCE
 
1. Any club, intending to withdraw from the cup competition must give information of its intention to the Cup Committee and the Secretary of the opposing club not less than five (5) days before the date fixed for the playing of the match. Such notification must be forward by either registered or certified mail.
2.    A club failing to comply with this rule shall be reported to the Cup Committee, which shall have the power to either compel such offending club to pay the expenses incurred by its opponent, or to such action, as it may deem necessary.
3.  Visiting teams, failing to appear for a scheduled Cup game, shall pay expenses for the referee fees, marking of the field and field rental. Home teams, failing to appear for a scheduled Cup Game, must pay the referee fee and the traveling expense for the visiting team. The traveling expense cannot be higher than the lowest expense incurred by public transportation.
4. If a club failed to fulfill its obligations in previous competitions, the Cup and/or Games Committee can request a performance bond.
 
G. CUP GAMES AND TROPHY AWARDS
 
1. This Association shall present suitable awards to the finalists of the Cup competition.
 
H. CUP GAMES MISCELLANEOUS
 
1. The Cup Committee shall decide the grounds for the final matches and shall have direct control of all arrangements connected with these matches. In the event of tied games, replays, extra time, the Cup Committee shall take such action, as they may deem necessary.
2. All notices (required to be given) to this Association, as prescribed by any of these rules, shall be addresses to the Chairperson of the Cup Committee.
3. Players who have participated in the Jack Flamhaft or Livio D’Arpino Fritz Marth
Cup competitions are not permitted to participate in this cup competition during the same season.
4. The Cup Committee, subject to the approval of a majority vote of the General    Committee of this Association, shall have the power to alter or add to the above Cup Rules as it, from time to time, deems to be expedient.
5. All decisions made by the ENYSASA Cup Committee shall be final and binding.
 
JACK FLAMHAFT CUP - Divisions 1 & 2
 
A. RULES AND REGULATIONS in additions to the Dr. Manning Cup Rules
 
1. The Cup shall be called the Jack Flamhaft Cup.
2. The Cup is the property of Eastern New York State Soccer Association.
3. The entire control and management of the competition shall be vested in the ENYSSA Cup Committee.
4. The rules governing the competition shall be the same as those governing the Doctor Manning Memorial Cup EXCEPT that no match may start prior to 10:00 A.M. or after 4:00 PM without approval of the Cup Commissioner.
5. Players who have participated in the Doctor Manning Memorial Cup games, Livio D’Arpino and Fritz Marth (are not permitted to participate in this cup competition during the same season.)
This cup is open to all teams of the First and Second Divisions.
6. SEVEN (7) substitutes in and out shall be permitted.
 
D’ARPINO CUP - Division 3
  
A. RULES AND REGULATIONS in additions to the Dr. Manning Cup Rules
 
1. The Cup shall be called the Livio D’Arpino Cup.
2. The Cup is the property of the Eastern New York State Soccer Association.
3. The entire control and management of the competition shall be vested in the ENYSSA Cup Committee, to be appointed annually.
4. The rules governing the competition shall be the same as those governing the Doctor Manning Memorial Cup EXCEPT that no game may start prior to 10:00 A.M. or after 4:00 PM without approval of the Cup Commissioner and Seven (7) substitutes in and out shall be permitted.
5. The Cup shall be open to 3rd and Reserve or any lower Divisions.
6. Players who have participated in National Cup Competition games, the Dr. Manning Memorial Cup games, the Jack Flamhaft Cup games, or Fritz Marth (are not permitted to participate in this cup competition during the same season.)
7. The number of teams, representing each league, and the teams eligible to participate, shall be determined annually, with the approval of the General Committee.
8. All Players MUST be registered in a gold colored passes or they will not be allowed to participate in this cup.
 
LOMBARDO CUP - Women
 
A. RULES AND REGULATIONS in additions to the Dr. Manning Cup Rules
 
1. The Cup shall be called the ENYSSA Women’s Cup.
2. The Cup is the property of the Eastern New York State Soccer Association.
3. The entire control and management of the competition shall be vested in the ENYSSA Cup Committee.
4. The rules governing the competition shall be the same as those governing the Doctor Manning Memorial Cup EXCEPT no match may start prior to 10:00 A.M. or after 4:00 PM without approval of the Cup Commissioner and SEVEN (7) substitutes in and out shall be permitted.
5. The Cup shall be open to all women teams only.
6. The number of teams, representing each league, and the teams eligible to participate, shall be determined annually, with the approval of the General Committee.
7. A player, to be eligible in the semi-final and/or final games, must be registered and roster prior to May15th of the current seasonal year.
 
 
FRITZ MARTH CUP - Men’s Over-30
 
A. RULES AND REGULATIONS in additions to the Dr. Manning Cup Rules
 
1. The Cup shall be called the Fritz Marth Men’s Over-30 Cup.
2. The Cup is the property of the Eastern New York State Soccer Association.
3. The entire control and management of the competition shall be vested in the ENYSSA. Cup Committee.
4. The rules governing the competition shall be the same as those governing the Doctor Manning Memorial Cup EXCEPT no match may start prior to 9:00 A.M. or after 4:00 PM (PLEASE TRY TO CONSIDER THE TIME FOR TEAMS TRAVELING A LONG DISTANCES) without approval of the Cup Commissioner.
SEVEN (7) substitutes and in and out shall be permitted.
5. The Cup shall be open to all men’s over-30 teams and those men’s teams in which all their players have attained their thirtieth (30th) birthday prior to the commencement of the competition.
 
ROCCO AMOROSO CUP - Men’s Over-40
 
1. The Cup shall be called the Rocco Amoroso Men’s Over-40 Cup.
2. The Cup is the property of the Eastern New York State Soccer Association.
3. The entire control and management of the competition shall be vested in the ENYSSA. Cup Committee.
4. The rules governing the competition shall be the same as those governing the Doctor Manning Memorial Cup EXCEPT no match may start prior to 9:00 A.M. or after 4:00 PM (PLEASE TRY TO CONSIDER THE TIME FOR TEAMS TRAVELING A LONG DISTANCES) without approval of the Cup Commissioner.
SEVEN (7) substitutes and in and out shall be permitted.
5. The Cup shall be open to all men’s over-30 teams and those men’s teams in which all their players have attained their thirtieth (30th) birthday prior to the commencement of the competition.
 
Eastern New York State Soccer Association sponsors various cup competitions.
Five of the cups are named for individuals who were instrumental to the growth of the game in this area
 
Dr. Randolph G. Manning
Dr. Randolph G. Manning organized the Southern New York State Soccer Association, the predecessor of E.N.Y.S.S.A., and was the first president of both the southern New York State Soccer Association and the United States Soccer Association in the 1913-1920 Era.
 
Jack Flamhaft
After a respected playing career in the American Soccer League of which he served as President and other positions, Jack Flamhaft, an attorney, was for many years Vice President of the U.S.S.F.
 
Heidecker renamed in 2003 to Livid D’Arpino Cup
 
Joseph J. Barr skill
Joseph J. Barr skill served as Secretary of the U.S.S.F. for forty plus years until he retired at the age of 90.
 
Pelini Cup was renamed in 2007 the Joseph Lombardo Cup
 
Joseph Lombardo
Joseph emigrated from Italy in 1947 and immediately joined the St. Bernadette Soccer Club as an active member. Class of 1984 NSHOF Born: March 1, 1925 – Italy Founder of the Brooklyn Italians SC in 1949 he served the club as secretary from 1951 to 1954 and again from 1957 to 1972 and as president from 1954 to 1956. In 1958 he helped found the Italian-American Soccer League of New York and served as Referee Assignment Chairman for the league. From 1967 thru 1972 he served with the National Soccer League of New York and then as registrar and senior administrator of the Southern New York State Association from 1969 to 1984. Founder of the Brooklyn Italians SC in 1949 and the Italian-American Soccer League of New York in 1958. Registrar and senior administrator of the Southern New York State Association from 1969 to 1984. Joe Lombardo Passed away on July 3rd 2007.
 
Fritz Marth
Personal Statistics 
Born in Essen, Germany – February 23, 1935
Moved to the United States in 1952
Served with the US Army in Korea
Married Sonja in June 1964
Two Sons: Fritz and Bill
Died November 11, 2002
 
Summary
Fritz Marth was involved with soccer for his entire life. Growing-up in Germany he was a devoted fan of Rot-Weiss Essen, a club still in existence today. Within days of his arrival in the United States, he became a member of the Hoboken Soccer Football Club 1912, one of the oldest soccer clubs in the United States. He served the club as a player, administrator, and manager. Locally, he was also actively involved in the Cosmopolitan Soccer League, the New Jersey Soccer Association, and the Eastern New York Soccer Association. On a national level he served as a dedicated volunteer to the United States Soccer Federation holding various administrative posts and later becoming a full-time employee of its affiliate, the United States Amateur Soccer Association.
 
Detailed Soccer Résumé
 
CLUB  
Hoboken Soccer Football Club 1912 
1954-1955  Recording Secretary;
1956-1957  General Secretary
1959-1961  General Secretary
1962-1963  1st Vice President
1964-1966  General Secretary
1967-1968  Manager, 1st Senior Team
1969-1973  Manager, Boys U-12 & U-14 Teams
1974-1984  General Manager
1985-2002  Treasurer.
 
LEAGUE            
Cosmopolitan Soccer League (German-American Football Association)
1963-1964  1st Vice President
1965-1983  General Secretary
1976-2001  Games (Scheduling) Chairman
1983-2002  Secretary Emeritus/Life Member
 
STATE                      
New Jersey Soccer Association
1965-1966  1st Vice President
1967-1972  President
1980           Voted Life Member
1987           Elected to the NJSA Hall of Fame
Eastern New York State Soccer Association
1972-1983  Secretary General
1986            Voted Life Member
1997            Elected to ENYSSA Hall of Fame
 
NATIONAL            
US Soccer Federation/United States Amateur Soccer Association
1966-1981  USSF Council Member
1968-1976  US Olympic Soccer Committee Member
1976-1982  Region I Cups Coordinator
1979-1980  USSF Restructuring Committee
1981-1983  Region I Director
1984-1987  Registrar
1983-2002  Administrator of the US Amateur Soccer Association
2002           Voted Life Member of USSF
 
OTHER   
 
1994           Selected by the national press as a Winner of the MasterCard “Ambassador of Soccer” award for outstanding contribution to Soccer in the United States by a foreign born citizen (representing Germany).
 
Livio D’Arpino
Livio served in ENYSASA as 1st VP, Select program, Rules chairman, State cup chairman, and many other committees until his untimely death on Christmas Day, 2002.
 
RULES AFFECTING PLAYERS
  
Player Passes:
To be eligible to play in any and all games under the jurisdiction of this Association, each player must produce a player pass valid for the current seasonal year. Such passes will be supplied by the Registration Committee of this Association upon presentation of the properly completed registration documents. Regulations pertaining to player passes are as follows:
 
A. Player passes must be handed to the referee before the commencement of the game. Any team that fails to produce the required player passes shall forfeit the game.
 
B. All player passes are property of this Association and must be returned upon request.
 
C. If a pass is lost, a new pass must be issued before the player is again eligible to play.
 
D. During a playing season, clubs signing players properly released from another club must obtain a revalidated or a new player pass. Clubs who release players must send the player’s passes to the league registrar.
 
Junior Players/Players on Amateur Loans
Five junior players can play on an amateur team at one time in accordance with the USSF, USASA and USYSA rules for league games only.
Players on junior permission or amateur loans cannot participate in the state cups.
 
Cup Competition:
All cup competition conducted by this Association shall be open to all clubs that have registered players.
 
Uniform Numbers:
All players participating in team and select team games under the jurisdiction of this Association shall wear numbers on the back and front of their uniforms. These numbers shall be at least six (6) and four (4) inches in height, respectively, and must be listed on the roster together with the number of the player pass.
 
Team Captain Identification:
The Captain of a team shall wear an armband for identification purposes
Christmas Day, 2002.
RULES AFFECTING COACHES AND SUPERVISORS
  
A.  team coach must be in possession of a Supervisor’s Coach’s pass issued by the registrar of the ENYSSA with his/her picture, name, address, telephone number and signature. Prior to the start of a game, if a team does not have a person in possession of a valid coach’s/supervisor’s pass, the referee will not permit the game to be played.
B.  Each team may be issued a maximum of three (3) validated coach’s/supervisor’s passes.
 

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