Inclement Weather Policy

Match Cancellations, Postponements & Forfeits

LNJSA By-Laws Match Cancellations, Postponements & Forfeits

57. It is expected that teams will turn up for all fixtured matches regardless of weather conditions. Teams failing to do so will be deemed as having forfeited the match. A decision may subsequently be made to cancel or postpone the match.

58. Matches shall be cancelled or postponed in the event of lightning according to the following guideline:

  • When the lightning flashes and thunder claps are less than 30 seconds apart; any play will be stopped immediately. Postponed matches shall be rescheduled pursuant to these by-laws

59. Matches will not be cancelled due to heavy wind or rain, however both coaches may make a mutual decision at any match to cancel or postpone the match due to severe weather or any safety concerns.

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