B.2 Local organising structure - Regions Cup

Regulations of the UEFA Regions' Cup

Content Type
Competition Regulations
Enforcement Date
20 September 2022

The host is responsible for setting up a local organising structure (LOS) composed of at least:

  1. 1 tournament director, who should not have a leading role with his own team;

  2. 1 transport manager;

  3. 1 referee liaison officer (RLO) to be appointed by the association, preferably an active or former referee, who must speak fluent English, be familiar with the region where the tournament is taking place and hold a valid driving licence;

  4. 1 sports facilities and safety/security officer, who is responsible for informing the competent local authorities about the mini-tournament, implementing the orders of the local authorities and UEFA regarding safety and security (no sale of alcohol, confiscation of dangerous objects at the venue, anti-racism measures, prevention of pitch invasions, securing the technical area, etc.) and ensuring that all necessary measures are implemented so that the teams, officials, spectators, etc. are provided with a safe, comfortable and friendly environment;

  5. 1 medical officer, who is responsible for ensuring that UEFA medical requirements are met in accordance with the UEFA Medical Regulations;

  6. 1 team liaison officer for each visiting team, who is service-minded, available 24 hours a day, has a good command of English, a good knowledge of football, and a good knowledge of the region where the tournament is taking place as well as, if possible, knowledge of the language of the team to which they have been assigned:

    • to ensure that the team is satisfied with the facilities and services provided;

    • to assist the team in all matters from their arrival in until their departure from the host country;

    • to act as the link (contact person) between the team and the LOS and any UEFA representatives;

    • if applicable, to attend daily meetings with the LOS to discuss all practical matters;

    • to accompany the team to all events, if requested, including meetings, training sessions, matches and excursions;

    • to ensure that any material or services promised to the team by the LOS are delivered;

    • to attend any official meetings;

    • to act as an interpreter;

    • to provide useful information on the lifestyle and traditions of the country and region where the tournament is taking place.

  7. 1 press officer.

The host must ensure that the members of the LOS are duly authorised to fulfil their various tasks.