Article 35 Match protocol - Regions Cup

Regulations of the UEFA Regions' Cup

Content Type
Competition Regulations
Category
Amateur
Subject
RCUP
Edition
2022/23
Language
English (United Kingdom)
Enforcement Date
16 May 2022
35.01

The UEFA and the UEFA Respect flags must be flown horizontally at the stadium at all matches in the competition. The flags of the participating teams should also be flown. In the case of a national amateur team, the national flag is flown and in the case of a regional amateur team, the flag of the region is flown. In addition, the flag of the host association, region or city may be flown. The UEFA and the UEFA Respect flags are available on loan from the national association.

35.02

The following countdown must be respected and may be adapted only to take into account the distance between the dressing rooms and the pitch.

Minutes before kick-off

90 (latest)

Referees, UEFA match delegate and referee observer arrive at the stadium

75 (latest)

Teams arrive at the stadium

75

Deadline to submit the match sheets

45 to 15

Warm-up on the pitch

8

Stud check in the corridor

5

Teams enter the pitch and line up facing the VIP box

4 to 2

Teams shake hands, joint team photos with the referees and break for the individual team photos

1

Coin toss

0

Kick-off

35.03

Both teams must be at the stadium at least 75 minutes before kick-off.

35.04

The walk-on music provided by UEFA must be played from when the players emerge from the players’ tunnel until they have lined up. National anthems may not be played.

35.05

At all matches in the competition, the players are invited to shake hands with their opponents and the referee team after the line-up ceremony as well as after the final whistle, as a gesture of fair play.