Following changes issued by The Football Association in relation to senior county cup competitions the following are to be implemented for the 2016/2017 season:
- All teams at Step/Level 6 (Northern League) and above are to enter the Durham County FA Challenge Cup Competition or pay the relevant exemption fee.
- All teams at Step/Level 7 (Wearside League and Northern Alliance Premier Division) must enter the Durham County FA Trophy Competition or pay the relevant exemption fee. Should a team at this Step/Level have the facility up to the required criteria for the DCFA Challenge Cup they can also enter that competition if they wish.
- All Adult teams who play on a Saturday outside of the National League System must enter the Durham County Minor Cup competition and if their ground criteria (pitch enclosed) is as required for the Trophy they can also enter that competition.
The County Cup Committee have decided that NO extra time will be played in any County Cup competition for a 2 year pilot period.
The deadline for entering a County Cup(s) for Season 2016-2017 was Monday 1st August 2016.
If you have any questions regarding our County Cups for Season 2016-2017 please contact our office on 0191 3872929.
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