Affiliate: An Affiliate is an individual
whos filled and signed ICL Individual Affiliation File. Affiliate must be at least
16 years of age. Form request and written resignation can be sent at any time to ICL
Secretary. Affiliates are listed on ICL web page. Only ICL Affiliates are eligible for ICL
Ranking. ICL Affiliation is FREE of charge.
Competitor is an ICL Affiliate competing in a ICL Tournament. Competitor must be at least
18 years of age.
segregation: ICL will operate NO gender segregation. Equipment and dress code
restrictions may apply for competitors.
1.2. A ICL Tournament is a competition
enforcing rules for one or more ICL divisions. Tournaments may be local, national or
international. Only international tournaments with minimum of 8 competitors from minimum 3
nations will qualify for ICL ranking.
1.3. Divisions dictate the equipment and the
rules to be enforced:
- The Armoured Combat Division (Early Armour
Section, Late Armour Section)
- The Unarmoured Division (Unarmoured Section,
- The Historical Division.
1.4 The Appellant is the person
organizing a tournament. He is responsible for filing the ICL Tournament Affiliation File,
as well as, insuring compliance of the event with said affiliation file.
1.5 The King of Arms (KOA) is in charge of
enforcing regulations and managing the Marshalling crew. KOA is designated by the
Appellant. His name is to appear in the Tournament Affiliation File.
1.6 The Marshalling Crew (MC) is designated by
the Appellant. Names are to appear in the ICL Tournament Affiliation File. Marshalls can
be responsible for general or specific aspects of the competition according to the
Appellants choice. In addition to KOA there will always be a minimum of 2 additional
Marshalls. MC will never be competitors in the event.
1.7. The Herald insures public communication during
the tournament. Competitors, KOA use ONLY the Herald to address the public.
1.8. ICL Boards and Colleges
1.8.1. The Board of Representatives (BOR)
is the gathering of affiliates representing others. Any group with more than 8 affiliates
is automatically entitled 1 BOR. Independent/isolated affiliates may regroup to be
represented by 1 BOR.
1.8.2. The Board of Auditors (BOA) is the
gathering of ICL Affiliates mandated to audit ICL events. Auditors are voted by ICL BOR.
Operating Auditor for an ICL event is chosen by event Organizer. The Auditor submits
results within an Auditor Report File. The Auditor cannot be a member of the Appellant
group nor the Marshalling crew.
1.8.3 The College of Justice (CJ)
may be gathered when a claim is raised at an event. The CJ consists of the Appellant, KOA,
ICL Auditor and attending ICL BOR.
188.8.131.52 The party calling for CJ gathering is to deposit 50 caution by the ICL
Auditor on site before the claim is examined within 30 minutes.
184.108.40.206 Should the claim be settled in favour of the plaintiff the deposit is to be
returned. Should the claim be disregarded the deposit can be returned or donated to
1.9 The Individual Affiliation Form (IAF) is a
form collecting individual detail from ICL affiliate. Information collected is used for
ICL secretary duties only and is not to be communicated to any other party. IAF request
can be sent to ICL Secretary. ICL Auditor on site can be handed out IAF for immediate
affiliation PRIOR to any event. IAF consists in Appendix 1 to the present.
The Tournament Affiliation File (TAF) is a form collecting all information
regarding the organization of a specific tournament.
TAF consists in Appendix 2 to the present.
1.11 The Auditor Report File (ARF) is a
compilation of events results, TAF comparison checklists and Auditor comments to be sent
to BOR after the tournament was run. ARF is used to compile ranking. ARF consists in
Appendix 3 to the present.
2.1.Appellant is to send TAF to ICL Secretary at least 2 months prior to hosting the
2.2 Appellant is in charge of designating KOA, MC and Herald.
2.3 Appellant is in charge of organizing tournament secretary and communication board.
2.4 Appellant is in charge of listing competitors and provide them with any service
described in the TAF.
2.5 Appellant is responsible for providing the KOA and MC with competitors listing
and necessary tools to perform their own duties.
2.5.1 Competition arena must be established on non-slippery and even ground. The minimal
size is 8 X 8 meters (25 feet x 25 feet). The arena will be double fenced with a 2 meters
wide neutral zone between competitors and spectators.
2.6 Appellant is responsible for providing collective weaponry.
2.7 Appellant is in charge of third party insurance coverage for public and visitors.
2.8 Appellant is in charge of collecting participants insurance details for third
party liability or personal damage. Appellant can propose participants additional
2.9 Appellant is in charge of evacuation policy, medical emergency and first aid for
visitors and competitors.
2.10 Appellant is responsible for compliance legal and safety regulation of the tournament
2.11 Appellant is responsible for the organization of any ceremony: opening ceremony,
award ceremony, closing ceremony
KING OF ARMSs DUTIES
3.1 KOA is in charge of enforcing rules and assessing penalties during whole Tournament.
3.2 KOA is in charge of managing the MC and the competitors in the best interest of the
3.3 KOA takes responsibility for all MC decision. When in doubt, KOA can confer with ICL
Auditor and/or Appellant.
3.4 KOA is in charge of weaponry and protective equipment inspection before the start of
the competition. He simply controls that Appellants requirement are met. Competitors
are responsible for equipment maintenance.
3.5 KOA inspects the competition ground prior to each session and gathers the necessary
3.6 KOA officiates upon scheduled timing unless the Appellant notify a modification.
3.7 KOA is in charge of enforcing penalties: penalties range from plain warning to
disqualification from the event. Repeated offence will automatically receive higher
3.8 KOA is in charge of collecting all results and handing them to IJL Auditor on site at
the end of the Tournament.
DUTIES OF THE ICL BOR
4.1. All ICL BOR decisions are subject to a 10 days examination
period through the ICL online procedure.
4.2 All decision valid with a majority of BOR votes.
4.3 ICL BOR examines :
- ICL regulations
- ICL Auditor Nomination / Revocation
- Revocation of an ICL Affiliate
- Revocation of ICL BOR member
- TAF submitted by organizers
- Affiliation removal according to ICL Auditor recommendation
DUTIES OF THE ICL AUDITOR
5.1. ICL Auditor attends the tournament to represent IJL
BOR and insure that the unfolding of the event meets all aspects of the TAF.
5.2 ICL Auditor can receive new affiliation forms from competitors before the start of the
5.3 ICL Auditor participates in ceremonies in the name of IJL BOR
5.4 ICL Auditor takes part in the CJ when a claim is raised at a Tournament.
5.5 ICL Auditors fills a ARF to submit results, penalties and his observations to the ICL
BOR for Tournament validation.
DUTIES OF THE COLLEGE OF JUSTICE
6.1. In case of a claim raised by any party involved, the
CJ will gather Appellant, KOA, ICL Auditor and attending BOR members within 30 minutes.
6.2 The party raising the claim is required to deposit 50 cash.
ICL Auditor will hold the deposit until the case is closed.
6.3 If no answer or guideline can be found in ICL literature (event rules, ICL rules and
protocol, ICL Web page) then CJ will determine what the ICL policy is on the case.
6.4 CJ will keep in mind that the decision will be fair to all participants, even those
not attending the current event, as it may be used in the future as an ICL guideline.
6.5 ICL Auditors will copy the decision in ARF for information of ICL BOR.
6.6 If the plaintiff is granted a favourable decision, the cash deposit is returned. If
the plaintiff is not granted a favourable decision the CJ can return the cash deposit or
give it to charity. Decision is to be noted in ARF.
TOURNAMENT AFFILIATION FORM (TAF)
7.1. TAF is compiled by the Appellant and submitted to ICL BOR for a 10
days evaluation period at least 2 months prior to the event.
7.2 TAF consists of :
- Administrative data :
date, place, Appellant details, beneficiaries details
- Logistics data :
Accommodation, meals, transportation assistance, provided services and self supported
services, direction to site and other relevant places, Optional accommodation directory,
- Competition data :
Division(s) organized, specific rules, specific requirements, schedule, KOA and MC
- Registration policy : invitational, inquiry
7.3 Digital TAF can be obtained from ICL Secretary
AUDITOR REPORT FORM (ARF)
8.1. ARF is compiled by the ICL Auditor and submitted to ICL BOR for a
10 days evaluation period within 2 weeks after the event.
8.2 ARF consists of:
- Administrative data compliance check list.
- Event results signed by KOA and Appellant
- PENALTIES and CJ decisions
- Auditor personal evaluation of: SAFETY, FAIRNESS, ICL GUIDELINES
8.3 Digital ARF can be obtained from ICL Secretary
9.1 The ranking is a presentation of the participation and results of ICL Affiliates in
9.2 Ranking is awarded from first participation and is computed after each event.
Points collected are valid for 2 years.
9.3 Ranking is computed per Division
According to definitions in "Divisions" chapter of the web site
- The Armoured Combat Division,
- The Unarmoured Division,
- The Historical Division.
9.4 Points distribution
Points are awarded for ICL Tournaments gathering a minimum of 8 IJL affiliates from
minimum 3 nations
- 8 points for placing 1st
- 6 points for placing 2nd
- 4 points for placing 3rd
- 2 points for all others
participating in the division
- 1 bonus point is awarded per
competitor placed behind in
the same division.
9.5 Ranking is an average of points collected through last 2 years of participation in ICL
9.6 Ranking presentation:
- Participation : ranking first presents competitors with highest
participation in ICL events. This is no indication of their value but indicates higher
availability to attend events.
"Max value" represents the number of ICL affiliated event during the last 2
- Points: ranking presents competitors' average points gain per event.
A higher average indicates good average placement in the standings of the attended events
or a participation in fewer large events.
- Bonus points depend directly of the number of participants in entered events. The
more competitors = the more points but also the more risks in case of poor performance.
9.7 ICL RANKING latest edition is published on ICL web page.