Article 2 Definitions - Futsal Women's World Cup Qualifiers

Regulations of the UEFA European Qualifying Competition for the 2025 FIFA Futsal Women's World Cup

Content Type
Competition Regulations
Enforcement Date
4 December 2023

In these regulations, the use of the masculine form refers equally to the feminine, and vice versa.


In the context of these regulations, the following definitions apply:

Association imagery

In relation to any participating association, that association’s (and its team’s) name, nicknames, symbols, emblems, logos, marks, designations and playing attire, including its colours and designs (with or without any references to the shirt manufacturer), but excluding the image of that association's individual players.

Commercial rights

Any and all commercial rights and opportunities in and in relation to the competition including media rights, marketing rights and data rights.

Competition area

The technical area as defined in the IFAB Laws of the Game and all areas that are primarily used by players and referees as well as the officials and venue team members during the match, plus the fourth official's position, any additional seats in the stands, the referee review area (RRA) if VAR is used, the players' tunnel, the team and referee dressing rooms, the medical room and the doping control station.

Data rights

The right to compile and exploit statistics and other data in relation to the competition.


The occurrence of one or more of the anti-doping rule violations set out in the UEFA Anti-Doping Regulations.

Host association

The association organising a qualifying match.

Host broadcaster (HB)

The media production team (including official broadcast partners) responsible among other things for the multilateral production of the television and media promotion and coverage of the competition (references to 'international media', 'media representatives' and other similar references include host broadcaster within their meaning).

Marketing rights

The right to advertise, promote, endorse and market the competition; to conduct public relations activities in relation to the competition; and to exploit all advertising, sponsorship, hospitality, licensing, merchandising, publishing, betting, gaming, retailing, music and franchising opportunities and all other commercial association rights (including through ticket promotions) in relation to the competition.

Media rights

The right to create, distribute and transmit on a linear and/or on-demand basis for reception at any time including on a live and/or delayed basis anywhere in the world by any and all means and in any and all media, whether now known or devised in the future (including all forms of television, radio, mobile, wireless and internet distribution), digital, audiovisual, visual and/or audio coverage of the competition and all associated and/or related rights, including fixed media, download and interactive rights.


Any party accepted by UEFA under contract to exercise the commercial rights, and thereby participating directly or indirectly in the financing of the competition.


In the context of these regulations, any phrase introduced by the terms "including", "include", "in particular", "for example" or any similar expression is illustrative and does not limit the sense of the words preceding those terms.