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SITE TERMS

ACADEMY POLICY

Security Deposit

  • In all types of accommodation it is necessary to leave a security deposit * (500€ in cash or credit card per team) that must be done during “check-in” at the hotel.
    * This amount may be different depending on the type of accommodation. 
  • The deposit will be returned after room inspection is carried out to verify that the rooms are in the same condition as they were at “check-in” and without any damage.
  • In the case of damage being detected, the incident will be reported to the team and the hotel management reserves the right not to refund the security deposit.
  • IberCup can never be held responsible for damages caused by the teams in the facilities. Without payment of the security deposit, “check-in” will not be authorized. Check-in is after 14h00.

Contact between the team and the organization

  • Teams should always communicate, including payment transactions, through a single intermediary in order to facilitate communication between the team and the organization, and at the same time reduce the risk of loss of information.
  • If teams make payments via more than one intermediary, a 20% increase will be added to each amount in order to support administrative costs.
 

Loss or Theft

  • The organization does not assume any responsibility in case of sport equipment theft or personal belongings of participants in the accommodation, transportation or in the sporting venues.
 

Standards of Conduct

  • Team leaders, as indicated on the Participant’s list, are responsible for the conduct of their players in case of damage caused in sports facilities, dressing rooms, accommodations, transportation or other facilities.
  • In case of damage the team leader should immediately contact the organization staff .
  • In case of doubt in the interpretation of the regulations of the tournament, the team leader should contact the organization staff, directly.
  • Quiet time must be respected in the accommodations between 23:00h and 8:00h.
  • The meals timetables must be respected. Teams can miss a meal if they do not adhere to the meal timetables. In case of match delay or some transport delay, the team leader should inform the Organization of this situation.
  • It is prohibited to travel on the transportations without T-shirt.
  • Failure to comply with these rules will be dealt with by the tournament organization and may result in exclusion from the tournament and accommodations.
 

Documents

  • The Team Leader shall hold in good order all of your personal and group documents. If you are traveling from another country to Portugal, you will need the authorization document for minors, passports, visas, vaccines and other certificate may be required. The Tournament accepts no liability for the refusal to grant visas or entry permit to the client in the foreign country. In these cases the conditions shall apply to the cancellation of the trip, being still in the customer’s responsibility any cost that such a situation entails. The tournament organization is under no circumstances liable, directly or indirectly, by the refusal of the granting of visas or entry permit from the client in any country.

     Valid documents are:

  • For the Portuguese teams we will accept the players team card from their local football association or the ID Card.
  • For the foreign teams the organization will only accept as players identification a valid identification card (legal card by a government institution and plastic-coated). This card must have the full name, photo, identification number and birthday. This document must always be used with the players passport. Players that come from countries that don’t require a passport to enter into Portugal, will only need the identification card (legal card by a government institution and plastic-coated, with full name, photo, identification number, birthday).
  • During the check-in, the organization of IberCup will ask to the teams for the insurance documentation, which must cover till the end of the tournament (15th of April). In case this document would not be provided, the team cannot participate in our tournament.
 

Insurance and Responsibility

  • Each player must have a medical insurance. 
  • Make sure that all your players are insured both on and off the playing field. 
  • IberCup does not carry any group insurance protecting participants in case of injury, illness, death, theft or damage to property and does not accept responsibility in any way for accidents, injury, illness, death or economic loss which may arise in the case of war, warlike events, civil war, revolution or civil disturbances or because of the actions of the authorities, strikes, lockouts, blockades, natural disasters, epidemics or similar events. These issues will be resolved under the responsibility of the teams or groups and are not the responsibility of IberCup or the local organization.
  • Participants from countries that have no medical insurance agreement with Portugal must have personal medical insurance.

Permissions to Participate in IberCup

  • All foreign teams should make a request to their football federations to send an authorization letter to info@ibercup.com so they can take part in the tournament. In countries where football is operated by the schools we also allow teams affiliated by their school football association to take part in our tournament but they need to send to us an authorization letter from the club, also to info@ibercup.com.
 

Cancelation of the Tournament and Force Majeure

  • In the event that the tournament cannot be held or is postponed due to events beyond the control of the tournament organizers (force majeure) or due to events which are not attributable to wrongful intent or gross negligence of the tournament organizers, the tournament organizers cannot be held liable by delegates for any damages, costs or losses incurred, such as transportation costs, accommodation costs, or costs for any additional orders.
  • Under these circumstances, the tournament organizers reserve the right to either retain the entire registration/accommodation fee and to use it for a future tournament, or to reimburse the delegate after deducting costs already incurred for the organization of the tournament and which could not be recovered from third parties.
  • IberCup is not responsible for any economic injuries or losses that may arise in the event of war, war, civil war, revolution or civil unrest or for the actions of the authorities, strikes, blockades, natural disasters, disputes with transport, kidnappings, accidents in the Army and Navy, orders of public institutional departments in Portugal and foreign countries, epidemics, attributable to causes of force majeure with quarantine, customs regulations or problems with public immigration, fires, traffic accidents, illnesses, thefts, fraud, violence, heterosexual relationships or similar events, before, during and after the tournament. These issues will be resolved under the responsibility of the teams or groups and is not the responsibility of IberCup or the local organization.
 

Cancelation regulation

  • The following conditions apply for group cancellations or individual cancellations. Cancellation must be notified in writing, prior to the start of the tournament. The day that the notification is received by IberCup is the effective cancellation date. It is the responsibility of the group leader to inform all participants of the cancellation policy. If any individual or the entire group cancels their participation anytime after booking, the following cancellation fees will be charged.
  • The first payment in order to book the team slot in IberCup will not be refunded.
  • In case a participant cancellation is until 90 days before the tournament starts,100% of accommodation, transport or other services, cost may be refunded, provided that there has not already been a deduction of costs incurred for the organization of the tournament and which could not be recovered from third parties.
  • In case a participant cancellation is between 89 days and 45 days before the tournament starts, 50% of accommodation, transport or other services cost will be charged.
  • In case a participant cancellation is 44 days before the tournament starts, until the end of the tournament, the 100% of accommodation, transport or other services cost will be charged (in case the participant sends a valid medical certificate the refund will be considered only as of the local participant fee 65€)
  • In case a participant cancellation is due to transport delays, strikes or force major, IberCup will not refund the costs.
  • In case a team does not appear to the match, IberCup is not responsible and will not refund.
 

Due payments on the Arrival

  • In case of being a “non-local” team (with IberCup accommodation), if the payment balance of the accommodation package reservation in our tournament is still open after the last payment deadline, IberCup informs you that it will not make any advance payments on your behalf or on behalf of the team and thus the accommodation supposedly hired reserves the right to cancel without any refund of previously paid amounts.
  • In the case of teams that want to make any payment later than the payment deadline, and with their reservation already cancelled for lack of payments, we inform that a new request for availability and quotation will be made to the accommodation. In case of availability in the accommodation, that quotation will probably be more expensive than the previously agreed value, that means that the final value to pay per person will not be the same.
  • Therefore, apart from the teams having the accommodation canceled IberCup will not be able to include the teams in the group stage draw for the match schedule.    
  • In case of being a “local” team (without IberCup accommodation), if the payment balance of the booking to participate in our tournament is still open after the last payment deadline, IberCup informs that the participation will be canceled and IberCup will not be able to include the team(s) in the group stage draw for the match calendar.
  • In case of pending amounts at the moment of arrival:
  1. Groups traveling by plane, will not have airport transfers nor will be allowed to check-in at the accommodation without the amount being regularized at the airport or at the IberCup office.
  2. Groups traveling by bus or by their own means, will not be allowed to check-in at the accommodation unless the amount is regularized at the airport or at the IberCup office.
  3. Groups that do not have any type of accommodation contracted with IberCup, will not be authorized to carry out accreditation or start the first game in the tournament.

Image Authorization Term

  • In the registration and accreditation steps, for all legal purposes, the use of the club’s, technical commission’s and players’ image will be authorized for the purposes of registration, event disclosure, free of charge, constant in photos and videos. The images may be displayed: partial or total, an audiovisual presentation, national and international publications, as well as available in the image bank resulting from the research on the Internet and other future media. The technical committee and its players will have nothing to claim as related rights the image of these or any other.
  • All information is in the Waiver and Agreement signed and accepted by the Team Leader at the time of accreditation.
 

Booking with our partners

We remind you that the organization has no responsibility for the services contracted with the IberCup partners

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