Your rights of appeal to the Eastern Ontario District Soccer Association
You have the right to appeal the decision of the Eastern Ontario District Soccer Association League (EODSAL) to the Eastern Ontario District Soccer Association (EODSA).
This decision may be appealed to the EODSA and may be appealed by any party affected by the decision.
The letter of appeal must specify your rationale for appealing the decision of the EODSAL. Your rational must include:
a. New facts not available when the EODSAL decision was made or not available at previous hearings; or
b. Specific procedural errors made by the EODSAL or at previous hearings; or
c. Specific instances where Articles and Rules have been wrongly interpreted by EODSAL or at previous hearings.
d. Alleged excessive fine, fee, bond or suspension.
Failure to provide an adequate rationale will result in your appeal being ruled out of order and disallowed.
The appeal shall be submitted in writing by registered mail, recognized Courier Service or by hand delivery or by fax or by email to:
Eastern Ontario District Soccer Association
1150 Morrison Dr. Suite 303
Ottawa, ON, K2H 8S9
Fax (613) 317-1844
When registered mail or recognized courier service is used to submit the appeal, it must be postmarked or dated no more than five (5) working days from the receipt of the written decision rendered by the EODSAL.
When hand delivered faxed or emailis used to submit the appeal:
a) it must be received at the EODSA Office no later than five (5) working days from the receipt of the written decision rendered by the EODSAL.
b) the recorded payment must be received with the hand delivery or within five response days after the receipt of the email or fax
c) in cases of disputed delivery date regarding appeals submitted by hand delivery fax or email, it is the responsibility of the Appellant to prove which date that the appeal was received at the EODSA Office.
A copy of the letter of appeal may be sent to the EODSAL, however, it is the responsibility of the EODSA to advise all relevant parties of the appeal and to provide them with a copy of the appeal.
The appeal to the EODSA must include:
1. a letter of appeal;
2. the appeal fee of two hundred and fifty dollars ($250.00) by certified cheque or money order;
3. a copy of the decision being appealed.
If the appeal is upheld, the appeal fee shall be refunded to the appellant.
For additional information about appeals, call the EODSA at (613) 233-6561.