I. Master’s Cup Competition Scoring System
The below scoring and points systems were determined by voting on the CICA meeting of September 2019 :
- Gold Tournaments – The Gold Tournaments include tournaments, which have regular players, individual or group representatives from more than 2/3 colleges. There are 5 gold tournaments in total for each academic year.Colleges which win the 1st place to 4th place of Gold Tournament will be scored: 100, 80, 70, 60 Masters’ Cup points. The rest of the college which is not in 1st place to 4th place but participates in the tournament will score 40 Masters’ Cup point. For those non-participating College in the tournament, 0 Masters’ Cup point will then be given.Each college has a chance to use Gold Card to double the Master’s Cup points for one activity of the Gold Tournament among one academic year.
- Silver Tournaments – The Silver Tournaments are tournaments without regular players, individual or group representatives from corresponding colleges. There are 3 CICA initiated silver tournaments in total for each academic year. The purpose of Silver Tournaments is to help to promote a different kind of sport or cultural activities among UM. Hence, Master’s Cup points are only awarded to participants. The Silver Tournaments will be divided into two types. The first type is “Competition type”. Which means colleges earn the Master Cup points of 50, 40, 35 and 30 for the 1st place to 4th places of the participation. The rest of the college which is not in 1st place to 4th place but participates in the tournament will score 20 Masters’ Cup point. For those colleges that do not have representing teams or individuals represented in the tournament, 0 Masters’ Cup point will then be given; The Second type is “Workshop type”. Which means colleges earn the Master Cup points 10 points for the maximum depending on the participation. The higher participation the higher points can get.
II. Rules for Appeal
a. Any dispute during the competition will be determined according to the rules stated if applicable; otherwise, the 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 a withdrawal of the competition. Team Manager 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 judgment. Members of the Appeal Board will include the Chairman of CICA, two conveners, and two team managers without direct conflict of interest. If the appeal case is related to the Chairman of CICA, then a neutral person from the 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 offense 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 the competition.