The EUCF is played in the women division with 12 teams on 3 days of play.
The EUCF Seeding is based on the following criteria:
- Seeds are distributed by region according to the previous EUCF finish.
- EUCR qualifiers are assigned EUCF bids based on their placement at their respective EUCRs
- Teams, who do not directly qualify, but enter the tournament because of some other team cancellation, are seeded last.
The initial pools will be drawn after all the EUCRs have been completed. They will be drawn by an impartial CSC representative with an observer present. The CSC reserves the right to adjust pools to avoid regional match-ups during initial pool play. Pools will be drawn according to the following formula below:
- Pot 1a – seed#1 and #2
- Pot 1b – seed#3 and #4
- Pot 2 – seed#5 to #8
- Pot 3 – seed#9 to #12
2 pools of six teams. Pool play.
Semis, finals. Each team plays 7 games.
All games are played to 15 points; there is no requirement to win by a margin of two goals. The time cap is 90 minutes.
If at the end of the time neither team has won, two (2) goals are added to the highest score (max. 15 goals!!) to determine a reduced target. The game continues until a team wins by reaching the reduced target.
Halftime is of 2 minutes at 8 or after 50min + 1 point.
Time won’t be stopped during half time.