Terms & Conditions

School Accommodation - April 14th - 19th, 2019.

  • 6 days / 5 nights - Sunday 14th to Friday, 19th 2019.  
  • Arrival with dinner included, departure with lunch included.
  • One classroom per team.
  • IberCup is the one that decides how many people will stay per classroom, if teams decide to get the basic price range per person.
  • IberCup can confirm some of the accommodation 30 days before the tournament starts.
  • If a team has a pre-reservation in a certain accommodation, the team might change accommodation at any time until 1 month before the tournament starts, due to IberCup logistics.
  • IberCup manages all the room distribution from the teams and any change from the standard classroom distribution must be approved by us.
  • Minimum one, maximum four leaders per team may stay in the school.
  • Everyone staying at the school has to pay the accommodation cost.
  • Sleeping bag or beds are not included in the price. You can rent sleeping bags from us with an additional cost per person per week.
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner). Lunch and dinner depending on the option, can be in the "Meal center" or at the School.
  • The IberCard and accommodation fee is included in the cost.
  • All teams need to pay a team fee.
  • Conditions valid for bookings through IberCup. Availability can only be confirmed on the booking date. Please contact us for prices.
 

Bungalow Accommodation - April 14th - 19th, 2019.

  • 6 days / 5 nights - Sunday 14th to Friday, 19th 2019. 
  • Arrival with dinner included, departure with lunch included. 
  • The price range per person in Bungalow accommodation is based in 4, 5 or 6 people room occupancy.
  • IberCup is the one that decides how many people will stay per Bungalow, if teams decide to get the basic price range per person.
  • Teams participating with the basic price range per person can not decide how many people will stay in the Bungalows unless they pay for an additional cost for 1, 2 or 3 people room occupancy.
  • IberCup will only confirm the exact name of the accommodation from 30 days before the tournament starts.
  • If a team has a pre-reservation in a certain accommodation, the team might change accommodation at any time until 30 days before the tournament starts, due to IberCup logistics.
  • IberCup manages all the Bungalow distribution from the teams and any change from the standard Bungalow distribution must be approved by us.
  • Due to the Bungalow distribution on the camping site, your team might need to be split in different areas. IberCup does not have any power of decision on matters which are of the exclusive responsibility of the Bungalow administration.
  • Each bungalow has at least one double bed for 2 people, where every 2 people will share the same bed. For singles, doubles or triples the prices are different.
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner). Lunch and Dinner depends on the option but can be at nearby meal centers or Bungalow Restaurant. 
  • The IberCard and accommodation fee is included in the cost.
  • All teams need to pay a team fee.
  • Conditions valid for bookings through IberCup. Availability can only be confirmed on the booking date. Please contact us for prices.
  • Please notice that the rooms will only be available from 14:00h. In case of early arrivals, the team needs to wait until the rooms are available. Please remember that the package starts with dinner, so if the group would like to start with lunch due to early arrival please contact the organization 30 days before arrival. This lunch has an extra cost.
 

Hotel and Hostel Accommodation - 14th - 19th, 2019.

  • 6 days / 5 nights - Sunday 14th to Friday, 19th 2019. 
  • Arrival with dinner included, departure with lunch included. 
  • The price range per person in hotel accommodation is based in 3, 4 or 5 people room occupancy.
  • IberCup is the one that decides how many people will stay per room, if teams decide to get the basic price range per person.
  • Teams participating with the basic price range per person can't decide how many people will stay in the room unless they pay an additional cost for 1 or 2 people room occupancy.
  • Ibercup will only confirm the exact name of the accommodation 30 days before the tournament starts.
  • If a team has a pre-reservation in a certain accommodation, the team might change accommodation at any time until 1 month before the tournament starts, due to IberCup logistics.
  • IberCup manages all the room distribution from the teams and any change from the standard room distribution must be approved by us.
  • Due to the limited number of rooms per floor, your team might need to be split in different floors. IberCup does not have any power of decision on matters which are of the exclusive responsibility of the Hotel administration.
  • Some of the rooms have only 1 double bed for 2 people where every 2 people will share the same bed. 
  • Not all the hotels offer a triple room with single beds (for occupancy of 3 people in a room or more), therefore people may be placed in a double room with 1 or 2 extra beds, or a pull-out sofa for 2 people, which may not be of identical quality and comfort. For single or double occupancy the prices are different.
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner). Breakfast at the hotel. Lunch and dinner depends on the option but can be at nearby meal centers, schools or in some special cases at the Hotel. 
  • The IberCard and accommodation fee is included in the cost.
  • All the teams need to pay a team fee.
  • Conditions valid for bookings through IberCup. Availability can only be confirmed on the booking date. Please contact us for prices.
  • Please notice that the rooms will only be available from 14:00h. In case of early arrivals, the team needs to wait until the rooms are available. Please remember that the package starts with dinner, so if the group would like to start with lunch due to early arrival please contact the organization 30 days before arrival. This lunch has an extra cost.
 

Security Deposit

  • All accommodations require a security deposit (300 EUR in cash per team or a credit card) to be paid on arrival to do the check-in. This amount may change from one accommodation to another. The security deposit is to be held only in the event of damage by your team to any of the accommodation's property. After check out, your deposit will be returned. IberCup is not responsible for any damage in the accommodation property. Without the security deposit the check-in will not be allowed.
 

Price does not include

  • Personal Extras.
  • Airport Transfers.
  • Match Transfers.
  • Players sport insurance for the tournament.
  • Guide services.
  • Security deposit with credit card or cash (300 EUR) on the accommodation front desk on the arrival to the hotel. The deposit is refunded on departure, as long as the rooms are handed over the same way as when you arrived.
  • Touristic Taxes.
  • Everything that is not properly described as included in the program.
 

Touristic Tax

This is a city tax and is charged per day per person and it's not included in the room price. This tax is included in the invoice:

  • Bungalows: 1€ per person per night.
  • Hotels: 1€ per person per night.

This tax applies only to people from 12 years old and above.

 

Extra Nights

  • If you want to stay at the accommodation more days, please let us know in advance.
  • Teams must check out of the rooms by 10:00h on the departure day. 
  • If teams don´t check out before 10:00h, they have to pay an extra night.
  • No transportation system is included on the days before and after the tournament.
  • It is not possible to book individual nights. The minimum is according to the IberCup package (5 nights).
 

Rooming List

  • To avoid delays at check-in, teams MUST send the final rooming list 20 days before the tournament starts. This information is mandatory and is necessary to ensure the qualty of the tournament. If the team sends this later, the team will be penalized (10€ per person).
  • If the team does not send the rooming list 20 days before the tournament starts, IberCup will not take any responsibility for any last minute changes in room distribution made by the hotel front desk, upon the arrival.
  • If the team cancels or changes any player, staff or family member from the original, this change must be approved by IberCup and it may have additional taxes
  • Any rooming modification 20 days before the tournament starts will not be allowed by the hotel or it may have an extra cost.
  • Please note the rooming will not be sent to the team until all payments are finished.
 

Meals

  • Please notice that not all accommodations have an early breakfast time. In case you have an early game we kindly request you to inform the reception to schedule breakfast earlier. IberCup is not responsible for the adjustment of meals outside of the normal schedule of the accommodation.
  • Also, if you notice that you might lose the lunch/dinner time due to a delay, please inform the hotel about it to avoid any issue.
  • As organizers, we will try to take care of these aspects, but sometimes if you are on a private trip we may not know.
 

Hotel for Parents

  • For Parents and Friends, hotel accommodation can be arranged through IberCup with special prices.
  • Parents and relatives can book their hotel via IberCup. 
  • Parents or Relatives that book their accommodation package through IberCup, could make the most of various advantages with local transportation and special conditions for access to the complex.
  • Note that by booking your accommodation via our partners, and not directly via the IberCup organisation, you will not be able to make the most of the IberCup package, which in the majority of cases includes advantages with local transportations and special conditions to the complex.
  • Airport Transfer from the Airport to the accommodation is not included in the accommodation price package.
  • It is not possible to book individual nights. The minimum is according to the IberCup package (5 nights).
 

Confirmation of participation

A first payment is needed in order to reserve your place as soon as possible:

  • If you are a non-local team (with accommodation through IberCup), the amount is 1.500€ (per team) until 15 days after the registration.
  • If you are a local team (until 60km from the competition centers), the amount (per team) is equivalent to 50% of the registration fee.

Note: the amount of the first payment will be deducted from the total. The first payment is not refundable.

 

Public transportation

  • All the participating teams need to make sure if their accommodation option has free access to public transportation (train and public buses).
  • The IberCard is included in the accommodation package for all participants. The IberCard gives free access to public train transportation between Cascais and Lisbon. 
  • Public transport systems such as Buscas and Scotturb (public buses), make the connections between train stations and venues.
  • For Buscas and Scotturb all the participants must use the green card "Viva Viagem". For the train, the credential or the wristband is necessary.
  • In 90% of the accommodation options, teams can use the public transport network to go to the matches.
  • Please note that in case your team, during the playoff stage, has a game in a field not included in the public transportation, IberCup will set up a private transportation 1h30m before the start of the game from your accommodation place.
  • Please consult the tournament manual in your “My Team Info” section for more information before the tournament starts.
 

Private Buses

  • All the participating teams may alternatively request a private bus rental service during the entire week of the tournament.
  • The program must be sent to IberCup info@ibercup.com 15 days prior the start of the tournament by the team. If IberCup does not receive any information regarding the program, the first service of the bus will be settled 1h30m before the start of each game to each day from the accommodation.
  • Any change must be communicated with 48h in the morning period and it may be charged an extra cost.
  • Please notice that if the change is communicated during the afternoon or with less than 48h it will be not accepted.
  • Due to the company´s restrictions, the bus driver may change during your trip.
  • The bus driver can drive a maximum of 9 hours per day and can be on duty for 10 hours (so 2 hours wait/rest time during a day).
  • During transfers, every 4 hours the driver must make 45 minutes required rest stop. We kindly ask you to be aware of these rules. Please notice that if you arrange an excursion which involves parking fees, these fees need to be paid by the group.
  • Drivers can change daily. Please make sure you give the pickup hour information for next day to the bus driver before he leaves. 
  • Extra cost will be charged if the services go beyond 10h per day or 200 km per day. 
  • Each day the bus driver must have an 11 hours rest period between his transportation duties. Please care if you have an early game in the next day as the bus must finish the service before in the previous day.
  • The IberCup will not be responsible for any schedule regarding private bus transportation not communicated 15 days prior the start of the service.
  • Modifications in the itinerary must be communicated to the IberCup representative. The driver may not accept any change without the authorization of his/her supervisor or IberCup representative.
  • Teams can book bus transportation directly with the bus company (information to follow on the website), but the IberCup will not have any responsibility on scheduling the routes for the team.
  • Any delay that is of the responsibility of the transportation company, IberCup reserves the right to exempt themselves from any responsibility, in the case of breakdowns, accidents, delays or any other incidents derived from the use of this transportation and that could implicate the team not showing.
  • Teams can book their transportation directly with the transportation company (information on our website), however, IberCup will not have any responsibility in regards to plans and schedules between the team and the company.
 

Transfers for the Matches

  • All the participating teams need to make sure if their accommodation option has access to these transfers. Please check with the organisation if your participation includes this service.
  • Keep in mind that if you have contracted this service, the transfer doesn't cover all the accommodations. Contact us if you have any doubts about this matter. 
  • If the same team has two (2) matches or more calendarized on the same day and in the same complex, in the morning and in the afternoon, the organization will only guarantee the transportation of these teams in the morning period, for the first game, and in the afternoon period, after the last match, if your meal package doesn't include breakfast in the hotel.
  • If your participation package includes lunch in the hotel, even if you have two (2) matches or more calendarized on the same day and in the same complex, in the morning and in the afternoon, the organization will guarantee the necessary transfers for the fulfilment of the matches of your team.
  • If your club is participating with 2 or more teams, please keep in mind that all teams may travel in different transfer buses, even if it is predicted that they leave from the same hotel, at the same time, to the same destination.
  • All teams must respect the transfer times that are pre-defined for the games, and cannot use this service outside of the scheduled times even if they wish to go and see a game of a different team, from their club or not.
  • No transportation service or system is included or in place in the days prior to and after the tournament. 
  • Shuttle service is limited for some accommodation centers. Please, contact us.
 

Airport transfers

  • Transfers from the airport to the accommodation, are not included in the accommodation package. You can book the airport transfers through the organization.
  • The teams travelling to the tournament should inform the IberCup about the flight schedule 45 days before the tournament starts. If you informed us after this date the tournament will not ensure this service.
  • The airport transfer is exclusively for teams thus not for accompanying people that don’t book the accommodation through the IberCup. It is not permitted for relatives to enter the bus if they have not reserved accommodation with IberCup.
  • If you have contracted this service, be aware that the service is only for one-trip on arrival and one-trip on departure.
  • If the team arrives or departs on various flights with various arrival/departure times, and if the groups are less than 20 people, IberCup cannot guarantee various transfers, but only one group transfer. The team leader will have to choose just one time for the group transfer, or contract various transfers with the respectively associated cost for each transfer as this service is contracted as one-trip on arrival and one-trip on departure.
 

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 Participants’ 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.
 

Dispensations

  • Dispensations will automatically be given to two (2) players per squad who are maximum one (1) year over aged. 
  • Note that you cannot use more over aged players by switching them between matches.
  • This dispensation only applies for 11v11 categories.
  • For 7v7, no dispensation will automatically be accepted.
  • Dispensations for 7v7 teams can be applied for by contacting the IberCup office.
 

Important Dates

  • May 1 2018: Online registration form for next year’s tournament opens. When we receive your deposit fee we confirm your place in IberCup.
  • February 10: Final date for registrations. If the maximum enrollment of teams is reached before that date, registrations will close before the scheduled date.
  • March 1: Last date for the accommodation fee/participation fee for all participants with or without accommodation. Both leaders and players pay this fee. Please read our cancellation regulation in terms and conditions.
  • 20 days before the tournament starts: Final date to send the players list. After this date we will charge extra 5€ per player.
  • 20 days before the tournament starts: Final date to send the rooming list. After this date we will charge extra 10€ per person.
  • April 1: Match schedule is posted.
  • April 14: Arrival day, no matches played.
  • April 15: The matches begin.
  • April 16: Stars Match.
  • April 17: Leaders Match.
  • April 18: Playoff Stage. Playoff Silver Finals. Playoff Gold Finals 7-size.
  • April 19: Playoff Gold Finals 11-size. Giving Prize Ceremony.
  • In case, of unforeseen circumstances, Ibercup Organization reserves the right to be able to change above mentioned dates.
 

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 ournament 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 player’s team card from their local football association or the ID Card.
  • For the foreign teams the organization will only accept as player’s 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 player´s 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 Responsability

  • 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, theft or damage to property and does not accept responsibility in any way for accidents, injuries, 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 or similar events. 
  • Participants from countries that have no medical insurance agreement with Portugal must have personal medical insurance.
 

Accreditation

  • The team leader must bring all documents for accreditation (Valid Passport or Identification Document for players, staff and others), along with all other documents that were sent to them before the tournament via e-mail.
  • Only the team leader needs to be present at the accreditation to collect all the material regarding accreditation and important information.
  • Players do not need to be present for accreditation on this day. 
  • If the team leader/s do not complete accreditation at the IberCup Office, teams will NOT be able to participate in the first game, they will be attributed a "no-show" and the final result will automatically be 0-3 to the adversary team.
  • It is mandatory that all teams go to the IberCup office..
  • For teams that travel by Private bus or own transportation, they cannot complete check-in at their accommodation before completing the accreditation process at the IberCup Office. We suggest that during the accreditation process, the team leader stays at the IberCup Office while the team continues their journey to their respective accommodation where they will be able to complete their check-in after 15h00, as long as their situation is regularized and are in possession of all their valid documents for check-in. After accreditation, the team leader will be led to their accommodation.
  • For local teams without accommodation, the team leader will have to go to the IberCup office 5 days before the beginning of the tournament between 10h00 and 20h00. The organization vividly recommends that the team leaders complete their accreditation 5 days before, as normally accreditations completed on the day before have long waiting queues and are reserved for teams with accommodation.
  • In case the team doesn't have their payment regularized, they will not be able to complete accreditation and will be eliminated from the competition. If you wish to regularize the situation at accreditation, the organization will only accept payment in cash. All teams need to fill in their online registration form, with the login data that was previously sent to them by the organization, up to 20 days before the tournament. After this date, we will charge an additional cost of 5€ per player.
  • If the team has a rooming list that needs to be sent to the organization, IberCup needs to receive this 20 days before the tournament. After this date, we will charge an additional cost of 10€ per player.
 

Permissions to Participate in IberCup

  • All foreign teams should make a request to their football federations to send an authorization letter to IberCup (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.
 

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 in no way responsible for injury 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 or similar events.
 

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 60 days before the tournament starts,100% of accommodation, transport or other services cost will be refunded.
  • In case a participant cancellation is between 59 days - 30 days before the tournament starts, 50% of accommodation, transport or other services cost will be charged.
  • In case a participant cancellation is 29 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 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

  • Please notice that in case there is payment due, your group will not be able to use the airport transfer or do the check-in in the accommodation. The payment must be done in the airport or the tournament office to the IberCup representative before proceding any further.
 

Payment Methods

  • Wire Transfer: 

Note that all bank transaction fees have to be paid by the teams. You have to pay in the currency (Euro) that is the most “natural” currency in Europe. Please observe that we do not accept any personal or company check. IberCup doesn't accept international wire transfers 5 days prior to the Team Check In date. Please do not forget to mention your payment reference and team name when you make the payment because it needs to be mentioned in the description of the transfer. 

After the payment, please send us ALWAYS the proof of payment in PDF document to finance@ibercup.com.
 

  • Credit Card Payment: 

In this option, there will be an additional value (2.5%) added for each payment.

 

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.