19. Trophy:- Legal Owners; Conditions of taking over; Agreement to be signed; Attendance at the Annual and Presentation of Awards Dinner
(A) A Competition Cup or Trophy shall be vested in the Association sanctioning the Competition as Trustees. If a Competition is discontinued for any reason, the Cup or Trophy shall be returned to the Donor, if the conditions attached to it so provide, or otherwise dealt with as the Association may decide. At the close of each Competition, awards may be made to the winners and runners-up if the funds of the Competition permit.
(B)The following agreement shall be signed on behalf of the winners of the Cup or Trophy:-
“We A_________________and B______________________, the Chairman and Secretary of ________________________FC, members of and representing the Club, having been declared winners of Southern Amateur Football League Cup or Trophy, and it having been delivered to us by the Competition, do hereby on behalf of the Club jointly and severally agree to return the Cup or Trophy to the Competition Secretary or his nominee on or before 1st February the following season. If the Cup or Trophy is lost or damaged whilst under our care, we agree to compensate the Competition the amount of its current value or the cost of its thorough repair.”
Failure to comply will result in a fine (see Schedule of Fees, Payments and Fines).
(C) The winners of a Southern Amateur Football League Cup or Trophy must also return the Cup or Trophy in a clean, presentable condition. Failure to comply will result in a fine (Schedule of Fees Payments and Fines).
(D) Attendance by a Club representative at the Annual and Presentation of Awards Dinner for any Club who have won a League Championship or Challenge Cup or other League Trophy will be mandatory. Any Club failing to attend this event will not have that relevant Trophy presented to them and the Management Committee will have the power to revoke the awarding of any Championship, Cup or other League Trophy at the end of that season.