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Team Travel: Forms and Information

The following are the OSA and YRSA Rules and Forms that are required for teams participating in Tournaments or Exhibition Games. Teams are also subject to the rules as set out in the Club's Competitive Team Policies and Procedures.

Please note that the further away from home you travel the longer your form will take for approval. Travel outside York Region, but within Ontario must be approved by the YRSA. Travel outside Ontario, but within Canada must be approved by the YRSA and the OSA. Travel outside Canada must be approved by the YRSA, the OSA and the CSA.
Estimated Timeline:
YRSA: one week
YRSA + OSA: three weeks
YRSA + OSA + CSA: six weeks

Team Travel Requirements Chart 

Tournaments

If you are playing in a Tournament which is outside York Region you will need permission from our Governing bodies to attend. If you are entering a sanctioned Ontario Tournament use the application to travel link embedded within the tournament's listing.

If you are playing in a Tournament outside of Ontario you will need permission from our Governing bodies to attend. You will need to provide a copy of the Tournament Host's Permission from their Governing organization to have teams from Ontario/Canada play in their tournament. You will need to either purchase travel insurance for your players and team staff or provide proof that all players and staff have travel insurance from their own insurance company.

Travel Restrictions: 

  • U8: ONLY travel within YRSA district boundaries. 
  • U9 to U12: ONLY travel within York, Toronto, Durham, Huronia and Peel Halton districts for 2014.
  • U11 can travel to 1 memorable event within Ontario, as long as event meets LTPD criteria. 
  • U12 can travel to 2 memorable events within Ontario, as long as event meets LTPD criteria.

 

OSA Tournament Listings and Online application system

Link to OSA Insurance Co to purchase team coverage 

Team Travel Insurance Acknowledgement Form 

Exhibition Games

Teams must be registered in order to play any kind of game. Players must have current stamped player books for the current season in order to play any kind of game.

You must fill out a gamesheet for all exhibition games, referees must sign the gamesheet as these are OSA sanctioned games. Bring a copy of the completed sheet to the Club after the game. If there is a serious injury, please write a description of the event and bring a copy of that, with the gamesheet, to the Club Manager.

These rules MUST be followed in order ensure insurance for your players, Team Staff and Club.

If you are hosting or playing in an Exhibition game you will need permission from The York Region Soccer Association to do so.

Forms:

OSA Online application system

Exhibition Game Sheet Template

Rules for Participation in an Exhibition Game:

If you have planned an exhibition game against another Richmond Hill Soccer Club team: You will need to book a referee by contacting Lewis Fried. You then need to fill out an online Permission to Host form and email it to the Club Manager. You must have approval from York Region prior to playing the game.


If you have planned to host an exhibition game against another York Region team: You will need to book a referee by contacting Lewis Fried. You then need to fill out an online Permission to Host form and email it to the Club Manager. You must have approval from York Region prior to playing the game.


If you are playing a game against another York Region team, organized by the other team: They must have a York Region approved Permission to Host form prior to playing the game.


If you have planned to host an exhibition game against a team from outside York Region: You will need to book a referee by contacting Lewis Fried. You then need to fill out an online Permission to Host form and email it to the Club Manager. The opposition must fill out a Permission to Travel form and send it to their Club. The game cannot proceed until both the Permission to Host and the Permission to Travel have been approved by the respective Soccer Associations.


If you are traveling to an exhibition game against a team from outside York Region: The opposition must have an approved Permission to Host. You must fill out an online Permission to Travel form and email it to the Club Manager. The game cannot proceed until both the Permission to Host and the Permission to Travel have been approved by the respective Soccer Associations.