To submit a forfeit to Football Queensland, complete the forfeit form below.
Prior to submitting a forfeit, please read the terms and conditions of forfeiting a match below.
a) In the event that a home or visiting team is not ready to commence a match within fifteen (15) minutes of the scheduled kick-off time (including the readiness of the venue; e.g. goal netting, line-markings, etc), the match will be deemed a forfeit and the opposing team shall be awarded the full points and be deemed to have won the match by a score of three (3) goals to nil (O); unless circumstances are beyond their control.
- Any club who receives a forfeit due to venue standards must contact FQ via email prior to 12pm of the next business day and outline the events that led to the match not being played.
- A team deemed to have forfeited a match in the above circumstance may submit a request to replay the match within 3 days of the forfeit if they believe the forfeit was caused due to extenuating circumstances. FQ will review the request and deliver a determination, the determination of FQ is final and not subject to appeal.
b) Should a Club forfeit a match prior to kick-off, the opposing team shall be awarded the full points and be deemed to have won the match by a score of three (3) goals to nil (0).
c) Should a Club abandon or forfeit after a match has commenced, the opposing team shall be awarded the full points and be deemed to have won the match by a score of three (3) goals to nil (0), or the actual goal difference, whichever is the greater.
d) A Club who forfeits a match will be subject to penalties by FQ (See Appendix l – Schedule of Fines & Charges), plus compensation of their opponents as adjudicated by FQ.
e) Any team refusing or failing to play the team against which it has been drawn, shall be deemed to have forfeited the game.
f) Any team that has forfeited a match on three (3) or more separate occasions in the same competition will be issued a show cause as to why they should not be withdrawn from the competition. The decision of FQ to withdraw a team from a competition shall be in its absolute discretion and is not subject to appeal.