District Cup Competitions

This section of our website is dedicated to providing you with useful information and documents for the Leeds & District FA cup competitions.

Cup Competitions Cups

Cup Applications 2019/20

The cup application window is now closed and no further entries will be accepted. The cup draw will take place on Thursday 15th August 2019. The fixtures will be released a few days after the cup draw.

The application window for the Leeds & District FA cup competitions is now open. Clubs/teams who participated in the 2018/19 district cup competitions have been contacted by the Leeds & District FA, via email, to process their cup applications for the coming season.
If your club has not received a cup application email from the Leeds & District FA, please email cupsec@e-leedsfa.org 

Clubs/teams who did not participate in the 2018/19 season district cup competitions or clubs who have changed club secretary, will need to register their club for the 2019/20 season by clicking the button below :
 
The closing date for cup applications is 13th August 2019. No applications will be accepted after this date.
The cup draw will take place on 15th August 2019 with the first round fixtures scheduled for Sunday 15th September (Sunday Open Age and Junior Teams) and Saturday 21st September 2019 (Saturday Open Age teams)

Our e-LeedsFA online system allows clubs to submit their cup applications and pay by debit/credit card or by bank transfer.  Access to the e-LeedsFA online system is for club secretaries only.

District Cup Competitions

We run two senior cup competitions for teams affiliated to Saturday leagues, two senior cup competitions for teams affiliated to Sunday leagues and seven junior cup competitions for teams (Under 11- Under 18) affiliated to junior leagues :

  • OPEN AGE CUP COMPETITIONS
  • JUNIOR CUP COMPETITIONS
  • Saturday Senior Challenge Cup
  • U17/U18 Sunday Junior Cup
  • Saturday District Cup
  • U16 Minor Cup
  • Sunday Senior Challenge Cup
  • U15 Black Prince Trophy
  • Sunday District Cup
  • U14 District Cup
 
  • U13 Millennium Trophy
 
  • U12 District Cup
 
  • U11 District Cup

Fixtures & Results

The District Cup fixtures and results can be viewed on the Leeds  & District FA Full Time website. Click here 
Your league may publish the Leeds & District FA cup fixtures on their website to indicate you have an external cup fixture. Please refer to our FA Full-Time website as this will contain the correct details for arranging the fixture and will show details of the appointed referee (if one is appointed).

District Cup Fixture Dates 2019
September 15th (sunday open age and sunday junior fixtures)
September 21st (saturday open age fixtures)
October 19th (saturday open age fixtures)
October 20th (sunday open age and sunday junior fixtures)
November 16th (saturday open age fixtures)
November 17th (sunday open age and sunday junior fixtures)
December 15th (sunday open age and sunday junior fixtures)
December 21st (saturday open age fixtures)

District Cup Fixture Dates 2020
January 18th (saturday open age fixtures)
January 19th (sunday open age and sunday junior fixtures)
February 15th (saturday open age fixtures)
February 16th (sunday open age and sunday junior fixtures)
March 15th (sunday open age and sunday junior fixtures)
March 21st (saturday open age fixtures)
April 18th (saturday open age fixtures)
April 19th (sunday open age and sunday junior fixtures)
May 16th (saturday open age fixtures)
May 17th (sunday open age and sunday junior fixtures)

Referee Appointments

The Leeds & District FA Referee Appointments Secretary will automatically appoint a referee to the cup competitions. The Leeds & District FA – FA Full Time system will notify registered Team Contacts via email with the details and contact information of the appointed referee.

The home team should confirm the venue of the fixture with the referee and the away team manager no later than 7 days before the date of fixture. 

Please contact  referees@e-leedsfa.org to inquire about referee availability for your fixture. 

MATCH OFFICIAL FEES
The home Club shall be responsible for the full payment of the Referee’s fee, but where Assistant Referees are appointed their fees shall be shared equally by both clubs. These monies shall be paid to the Match Officials before the game in their dressing room. A Club in default shall be fined £10.00.
Open Age : referee £30, assistant referees £15 plus travelling expenses at 30p per mile
U15 to U18 inclusive : referee £30, assistant referees £15 
U13 to U14 inclusive : referee £26, assistant referees £13
U11 to U12 inclusive : referee £20, assistant referees £10

Open Age Team Contacts

The Team Contact Lists for the open age competitions can be viewed by selecting one of the links below. 
Please check the contact information we hold for your team is correct. We use this information to send you notifications of fixtures via email and recording results via mobile.
If your contact information or team name is incorrect, please email cupsec@e-leedsfa.org quoting your team name, and correct contact/team details.

Junior Team Contacts

The Team Contact Lists for the junior competitions can be viewed by selecting one of the links below. 
Please check the contact information we hold for your team is correct. We use this information to send you notifications of fixtures via email and recording results via mobile.
If your contact information or team name is incorrect, please email cupsec@e-leedsfa.org quoting your team name, and correct contact/team details.

Match Report Forms

The Match Report Form for the 2018/19 competitions can be downloaded by clicking on the competition name below. The Match Report Form is specific to each competition and contains the name of the teams who have entered this season. The form can be used for all future rounds.

Prior to the fixture, complete the fixture details, team sheet and referee details. Enter the information in the grey shaded fields in the spreadsheet. The rest of the spreadsheet is protected. Select your team and opponents from the drop-down list.
Print 3 copies of the completed match report form before the fixture. A copy of the Match Report Form should be handed to your opponents and the referee before kick off time. Retain a copy for your records.

Following the fixture, the Match Report Form should be updated to include the score and referee mark. For guidance on marking the referee score, click here 
Email the Match Report Form, to cupsec@e-leedsfa.org, within 2 days of the day of the fixture. We would appreciate if you could enter your Team Name and the Competition Name in the subject field of the email. This will greatly assist us in processing your match report form quickly.

Recording of Results

On the day of the fixture, the FA Full Time system will send an SMS Text Message to each of the team mobile numbers registered with the Leeds & District FA reminding you to send in the result of the match. If you receive two SMS messages you should reply to both and if you receive only one you should reply to that. The SMS must be submitted in one of the formats shown below ensuring that it is the HOME team score that is put first.

The following are examples of the SMS text you will receive and how results should be sent in :
FA Full-Time Results: UTDF v ROVF, Sat 15 Aug 14:00. Reply with H-A score and PENS if required:

To report a 2-1 win to the home side after full time you would simply reply:
2-1

To report a 1-1 draw after full time and 5-3 win on penalties to the home side you would simply reply:
1-1 5-3 PENS

IMPORTANT NOTE – You must leave no gap between the numbers and the hyphen

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