Permission for Festivals & Friendlies
Permission from ESSDA is required to play a non scheduled fixture during the ESSDA season - even if you are re-arranging because of a free week or because scheduled opposition is not available.
SYFA Permission is required for any outdoor fixture in December or January
Permission of the East of Scotland Soccer Development Association is required
before participating in any Tournament or Friendly match.
If you are cancelling an ESSDA game to play another fixture, then as well as getting all the proper permissions, you must also contact your original opposition to explain the situation and to give them the opportunity to arrange an alternative fixture themselves.
ESSDA Permission Forms are submitted electronically by completing Online Application for ESSDA Permission for Tournaments and Unscheduled Matches
The SYFA form can be obtained from their website - https://www.scottishfalive.co.uk/syfa/login.cfm
Without properly authorised permission, your club insurance may not be valid.
The SYFA Supplementary Playing Rules clearly state that:-
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