The Amateur World cup is intended only for « amateur » players.
• Professional or ex-Professional players cannot participate.
• In the « Masters » category, players shall be at least 38 years old before the beginning of the championship, and 48 years old for « Super Master » category.
• For both categories, 2 exceptions can be admitted of a maximum of 2 years old difference. In this case, the player will have to be 36 or 46 years old respectively.
• For Goalkeepers a difference of up to 3 years old is accepted, that is, they will have to be 35 and 45 years old at the beginning of the championship.
• For these goalkeepers, the player cannot play at any other standings in the field under any circumstance. He will not be authorized even to execute penalties nor free kicks during the time of the match.
• As this is an amateur championship with teams coming from all over the world, the spirit of the event is one of Fair play and friendship.
• On no account, violent, offensive behavior shall be tolerated; FIFA rules and regulations must be respected at all times.
• The organization will be very strict concerning anti-sport behavior, and penalties can range (individually or collectively) from a simple warning to the expulsion of the championship.
• As for the previous editions (2012, 2014 and 2016), the organization counts on all the teams to make this event a friendly, sporting celebration and sharing an unforgettable sports event representing a lifetime remembrance.