Cost : No cost for In-District - Out of District $25.  


HDSA Discipline Hearings 2017

Mon Nov 7, 2016



Failing to Appear at Discipline Hearing when required:  

Will result in the individual accused of being suspended from all soccer activities and fined, and an organization accused being fined, as per HDSA Fees. The accused individual who failed to attend a hearing will remain suspended from all soccer activities until they submit a written request together with payment of the fine for failing to appear($50)  and fee for requesting a hearing ($50) as per HDSA Fees.

Request for Postponement

Any party required to attend a hearing may request one (1) postponement as per the OSA Discipline Policies. The request must be submitted in writing, with the postponement fee ($25) no later than four (4) days prior to the date of that hearing, stating the reason for requesting the postponement. If the request is denied, the fee shall be refunded.

Pleading Guilty

Accused party may plead guilty and forego a hearing. Written notification must be received no later than four (4) days prior to the date of the hearing. In doing so the accused party accepts maximum penalty applicable to the OSA Misconduct Type charge. The accused may not appeal the decision made by panel once guilty plea has been entered.  

Witnesses/Observers/Advisors/Club Representatives

Accused has the right to bring witnesses, an advisor, and observers to any Discipline Hearing as per the OSA Discipline Policies (please refer to the Policies for definitions)

Notification of Decision

As per OSA Discipline Policies, the Discipline Hearing decision will be sent out to the parties involved within fifteen (15) days of the hearing. The decision shall include the “Rights of Appeal Information”

 Game Official Assault

An individual accused of an alleged Game Official Assault will be suspended immediately from all soccer activity and will remain suspended pending a hearing by HDSA Discipline Panel acting as an OSA Discipline Hearing Panel. The following individuals must attend the hearing in person: the accused; the person(s) submitting the report(s); and the Club Representative. Any suspension that is assessed following a Discipline Panel decision will include any period of suspension already served.

 If the accused is found guilty of Game Official Assault, the Club of the accused shall be charged  Discipline Hearing Admin Fee $200  as per Procedure 11- OSA Fees and fines in addition to the set fine charged to the accused.

As per OSA Standard penalties .


HDSA Discipline Fees 2016 -2017
Discipline Hearing Admin Fee * $25
Senior Player (to Club) $25
Youth Player ( to Club) $25
Team Official (to Club) $25
Club ( to Club) $25
Request for postponement $25
Failure to appear when required Individual $50
Club $25
Request for Hearing- Player $50
Request for hearing - Club $100
Appeal to District ** $100
* A Discipline Hearing Admin Fee is charged when the accused
has been found gulity.
** Already part of the Fees.