1.      GOLD TOURNAMENTS (Normal tournament)

a. Gold tournaments include sport and cultural tournaments which have well defined individual or group representatives from corresponding college.

For instance, well defined team for each college can participate in basketball (1 team for each college), soccer competition (1 team for each college), badminton competition (1 or 2 team/s for each college)…etc. Besides, only College-based competition will be counted as Gold Tournaments.

b. Colleges which win the 1st place to 4th place gold tournament will be scored:  120, 100, 80, 60 Masters’ Cup points. The rest of the college which are not 1st place to 4th place but participate in the tournament will score 10 Masters’ Cup point. For those College not participated in the tournament, 0 Masters’ Cup point will then be given.

c. The scores of each sport and cultural tournament of each individual College will be summed up. The College which have the highest total Masters’ Cup points in sport or cultural will be the winner of the Overall Champion in Sport or Cultural of the annul Master’s Cup.

 

2.     SILVER TOURNAMENTS

  1. Silver tournaments include sport and cultural tournaments which have no well-defined individual or group representatives from corresponding college or other parties.

 

  1. To promote a sense of teamwork and camaraderie, ICC participation scores will be awarded to the College which scores the highest participation. 40, 30, 20, 10 point(s) in the Masters’ cup will be awarded for the 1st place to 4th place of ICC participation. 0 point will then be given to the rest of the College.

 

  1. For UM Sports’ day and Swimming Gala, extra scores will be awarded to the Masters’ Cup. Colleges which win the champion and 1st runner-up in both games will be scored:  80 and 60 points in tournament scores. The rest of the college score 0 point. For each Silver tournament, the corresponding working group should be designed the rules of determine 1st place to 2nd place.

 

(For instance, the brief scoring system of the sport day is listed below:

  1. Only the scores for individual and ICC based relay events will be counted.
  2. The scores for each individual event will be 10(champion), 8(1st runner-up), and 6(2nd runner-up).
  3. For ICC based relay held on sports day, the scores will be 20(champion), 16(1st runner-up), and 12(2nd runner-up).
  4. Six extra points will be awarded to the college if the College individual or ICC based team breaks the best record.
  5. Colleges which win the 1st place to 4th place in terms of the total scores in the Sport Day will be rewarded:  80 and 60 Masters’ cup points. The rest of the college which are not 1st place to 4th place will score 1 Masters’ cup point.)

 

I.          Student Helpers

a. Any registered helper for the tournament who reports duty within 10 minutes after the reporting time of the assigned match will cause a deduction of 0.1 mark for his/her College in the overall score of Masters’ cup points .

b. Any helper who is no show or reports duty after the starting time of the match will cause a deduction of 0.2 mark for his/her College in the overall score of Masters’ cup points.

c. Conveners (Colleges-in-Charge) of respective competition will be responsible for taking the attendance record of all helpers.

 

II.        Rules for Appeal

a. Any dispute during the competition will be determined according to the rules stated if applicable; otherwise, decision will be determined by the referees and the competition continues. If any team fails to continue the competition, the team will be regarded as withdrawal of the competition. Team Manger should give a formal request (verbal and written) for an appeal to the conveners within 24 hours of the ending time of the match.

 

b. An appeal board will be formed to make the final judgement. Members of the Appeal Board will include the Chairman of ICC, two conveners, and two team managers without direct conflict of interest.  If the appeal case is related to the Chairman of ICC, then a neutral person from Council of Associate Master will be invited to be the chairman of the board.

 

III. University Sports Team Members

 

a. With the spirit to encourage the College students to participate in ICC sports competitions at a possibly closer playing level, the number of University sports team members and athletes is limited to ONE only for the games with less than 8 players and TWO for the games with more than 8 players at any time during a match/competition.

 

b. All players should declare whether they are University Team members of the current year, and should sign on the players list for confirmation before submitting it to respective conveners.

 

c. Individual College(s) will be disqualified in the concerned match/competition if they are confirmed to fail in observing the rule III.1. No Masters’ cup points will be gained for that competition in relation to the overall sports champion. The final positions of related winning teams will be adjusted accordingly once the offence is found valid. For example, if the Champion team is found to have violated the rule III.1 in any of the previous matches of a particular competition, the 1st runner-up team will be shifted to be the Champion and so forth. Such shifting of positions does not apply to the results in the knock-out phase of a competition.