World Champs Terms & Conditions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS for the LMS World Champs

These terms and conditions form part of the official entry into theLMS World Champs.

By entering and/or participating in a the LMS World Champs, you consent to these terms and conditions. The team organiser further confirms and warrants that all participants are aware of the terms and conditions contained herein.  LMS Tours reserves the right to make amendments to the terms and conditions as and when required and deemed necessary.

Terms and conditions of play:-

1.) RULES & POINT SYSTEMS

The standard LastManStands.com rules and game point system will apply to the LMS World Champs, unless specified otherwise. All teams participating in the Event must wear official LMS Shirts.

2.) TEAM ELIGIBILITY

All teams must have played a minimum of 3 matches in their local LMS leagues between 1 January 2019 and 25th November 2019. Any team that has not played in their Local league will need to seek the Tournament Organisers approval to play and have written confirmation.

3.) PLAYER ELIGIBILITY

World Champs team squads will be limited to 11 players. The squad lists need to be submitted to Chris Newton by 6pm on Monday 18th November 2019. We will require the players first name, his surname and his player ID - Squad Form

Players are only allowed to represent one team during the LMS World Champs. If qualifying via a WCQ Event (LMS Tour or National Finals),a minimum of 5 players in the World Champs squad must have played at least one game for the same team in that WCQ Event.

All players in the squad must have played a minimum of 3 LMS matches for that team, between 1 June 2018 and 25th November 2019. 

Alternatively, players can qualify if they have played in 25+ career LMS matches for that team, between 1 January 2016 and 25th November 2019. Players will need to provide written evidence of their 25+ career games before Tournament organisers agree for them to participate in the LMS World Champs.

Any players that do not meet the above criteria may be granted Special Dispensation from the Tournament Organisers. This request must be made by Monday 25th November 2019. 

All players must have a registered LMS account with confirmed email address and player ID.

3.1 ) Super Series

If qualifying via a Super Series event, a player must have been drafted by that team in the Super Series event which they have qualified from. Any player that was not drafted, but played as a replacement player during the Super Series will be allowed to play for that team at World Champs.  If a team that has qualified via a Super Series event, are short of players due to availability and/or injury they will have the option of selecting additional players from their Super Series event undrafted list.  All additional players must be approved by the Tournament Organisers before  6pm on Monday 18th November 2019.

3.2) Amateur Players

The tournament is catering for amateur players as such, no players contracted to any national governing body or full ICC Member, or any State players, Ranji Trophy players, Indian Premier League players, Bangladesh Premier League players, Dhaka Premier League player or any players who have played First Class or List A cricket between 1 January 2019 and 25th November 2019 will be permitted to take part in the World Champs 2019 event.

For information on full members of the ICC please see this link: https://www.icc-cricket.com/about/members  

The only exception to the above will be if a player has played 10 or more LMS games for that team, in the previous 12 months or has played 30+ career LMS games, subject to written request for special dispensation.

4.) MATCH DAY TEAM

The Match Day Team must only contain players who have been listed on  Squad List unless agreed otherwise agreed in writing by the tournament organiser prior to the game taking place.

5.)LOGISTICS: Travel, 1st aid, food & beverages

The tournament organisers will not be responsible for any of the teams match day logistics, including but not limited to; 1st aid, travel, accommodation, food, water or other beverages.

6.) EVENT STRUCTURE & DATES

World Champs Events including, but not limited to group structures, prizes, team count, venues and dates may vary at the Organiser\'s sole discretion. Any variation may not be construed as a basis for return of entry fee, unless the Organiser agrees otherwise.

7.) CLOTHING

All Teams may only play in the official Last Man Stands clothing. The Last Man Stands logos as well as any sponsors logos are trademarked property and may not be reproduced without written permission. Should games be live streamed, teams will need to wear the official World Champs shirts.

8.)Prizes

All prizes may be withdrawn/cancelled by LMS Tours at its sole discretion and at any stage should a Team to which it was awarded be found to have broken the rules and/ or terms and conditions of the world champs and/or the general terms and conditions of Last Man Stands  and/or be found to have attempted to manipulate any LMS Tour Event or have conducted themselves in such a manner as to contravene the Player Code of Conduct of Last Man Stands.

Prizes are not redeemable and cannot be transferred for cash or another other form/transferred to any other teams/persons nor is there any refund value.

9.) GENERAL TRAVEL

All members of the Team that stay within accommodation including hotels arranged by LMS shall provide damages deposits to the hotel on arrival. Should there be any additional charges incurred by the Team the Entrant shall ensure that payment of such additional costs are settled directly with the hotel failing which the Entrant will be responsible for meeting any claims subsequently made against LMS (together with our own and the other party\'s full legal costs).

Should you be flying to the World Champs via the group booking offered by the Organiser, seating may be requested for your group however we cannot guarantee that all seats will be located together.

All payments made with respects to the World Champs, including but not limited to deposits, Event entrance fees, flights and/or hotels are non-refundable once payment has been made. Your entrance into the World Champs, flight and/or hotel shall only be deemed to be confirmed once full payment has been made. Failure to make payment in full on the agreed final date of payment or failure to pay deposits on time will mean cancellation of your World Champs entrance, flights and/or hotel booking. Prices may also vary according to increases in travel prices, taxes, Event costs or at the Organisers discretion. At this point you will be liable to settle any difference in pricing on demand. Any changes or amendments to bookings that can be accommodated are to be requested in writing. A reasonable admin fee will be levied by the Organiser if such change or amendment can be accommodated. Entrant shall ensure that all information supplied to the Organiser regarding his/her/it shall be true and correct for the purposes of travel. The Organiser shall not be liable for any cancellations or damages sustained as a result of incorrect travel information provided.

It is your responsibility to ensure that you and the Participants are in possession of all necessary travel and health documents before departure. The Organiser cannot accept any liability if you are refused entry onto any transport or into any country due to failure on your part to carry correct documentation. If failure to have any necessary travel or other documents results in fines, surcharges or other financial penalty being imposed on us, you will be responsible for reimbursing us accordingly. In the event the Organiser is asked to reissue tickets that have been lost, destroyed or stolen and we agree to do so, any charges incurred as a result of this will be payable by you. No refunds shall be provided should travel visas or the like  be refused. The onus is on the travelling party to ensure they obtain sufficient visas for travel.

10.) INSURANCE AND EVENT CANCELLATION (Partial or full)

The Entrant/Participants and Team are solely responsible for travel, sport and entry insurance while travelling to and from as well as during the World Champs, including insurance covering partial/full cancellation of the World Champs due to any reason including acts of God. Remember that you need to make it clear to your insurance company that you will be partaking in a cricket event to ensure you get full protection including partial/full cancellation of the World Champs. In the unlikely event that we are forced to change/cancel/partially cancel or terminate the World Champs for any reason outside of our control, we regret we will be unable to make any refunds (unless we obtain any from our suppliers), pay you compensation or meet any costs or expenses you incur as a result.

LMS will however endeavour to postpone any Events to a future date.

11.) LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

The Team agrees to participate in the World Champs and have read and understood the Rules and Regulations of the event and all that it entails. The Entrant confirms that he/she/it is authorised by the Team to declare that the Team agrees to abide by the Rules and Regulations contained in the links below:

and any ruling made from time to time by the Organisers as well as the terms and conditions contained herein. In the event that there is a contradiction between the Rules and Regulations and the terms and conditions contained herein, then these terms and conditions shall apply.

The Team acknowledges and accepts that cricket can be a dangerous sport and that accidents causing death, bodily injury, disability, loss or damage, including property damage, can occur. The Entrant, as well as each and every participant, accept these risks. By participating in the World Champs Event, the Entrant, hereby irrevocably indemnifies and keeps indemnified the Organiser, its franchises, directors, employees and third party agents against all loss (consequential or otherwise), damage, injury and or death, costs including legal costs, interest and expenses which the Organiser, its franchises, directors, employees and third party agents may hereafter be held liable for, pay, incur or sustain in connection with any action, proceedings or claim being instituted against it by any party whomsoever, including the legal guardian of the minor child, directly or indirectly arising from or related to the use of all the Event facilities in respect of all Participants involved in the Team including all minors. The Organiser will not be held liable for any injuries or damages (consequential or otherwise) that occurs to you, or your Team, your property or that of a 3rd party during the Event. Look after yourselves and each other.

The Entrant, Participants and Organisers are independent contracting parties, and nothing contained in this agreement shall be deemed to create a partnership, joint venture or agency relationship between them, or grant any party any authority to assume or create any obligation on behalf of, or in the name of the other.

12.) GENERAL

The Entrant/ Participants and Team further consent to Organiser utilising any photographs, video footage or the like in its social media posts, marketing media or equivalent in perpetuity, across the world and without consideration.

The Organiser reserves the right to amend any of the aforementioned terms and conditions at any stage including the dates of the World Champs, its structure, fixtures, prizes and/or venue. It is the responsibility of the Entrant to ensure that he/she/it as well as the Team remains up to date with amendments.


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