Barbados Secondary Schools' Football League

League Information

Competition: Coca-Cola BSSFL U-19 | Season 2016/2017

The Barbados Secondary Schools’ Football League congratulates all the respective winners of the Coca-Cola BSSFL U-19 season 2016/2017:

2016-BSSFL-KOKnockout Cup Winner: Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic

201617-U19-SLBLeague 1 Champion: Pinehill St. Leonard’s Boys’ Secondary School

201617-U19-BVTBLeague 2 Champion: Barbados Vocational Training Board


Competition 1: The League Cup

Gerneral information

  • Duration of play: Games are of (80) eighty minutes duration; i.e. two forty (40) minute halves.
  • Match time: Matches should start at 3:30 p.m.; a grace period of 15 minutes will be granted to away teams.
  • Points: Three (3) points for a win, one (1) point for a draw and no (0) points for a loss
  • Substitutions: Each team is permitted five (5) substitutions per match
  • Eligibility of players: Players must be born after 31st December 1997. Tertiary institutions are permitted to register and include only three (3) players who are in their second year but are still within the age requirement. The three (3) players may not be changed after registration.
  • Deportment of teams: All teams must be uniformly dressed (i.e. shirts, shorts and socks), as stipulated in Law 4 in the Laws of Association Football. Shirts must carry separate and distinct numbers. Players are allowed to wear personal protective equipment as long as it serves a medical purpose and is reported to the match official before the start of the match.
  • Promotion/ relegation: the top two teams from League 2 will be automatically promoted, the bottom two teams from League 1 will be relegated; 3rd place from League 2 will play off 7th place from League 1 for the final League 1 berth.
  • Postponements: Postponements must be conveyed to The President or Secretary twenty-four (24) hours in advance unless in case of emergency. All postponed games must be played on the Friday of the week in which they were scheduled, unless otherwise authorized by The League and must be sanctioned by the League. Teams requesting a postponement may be asked to change the venue of the game to accommodate rescheduling.
  • Forfeitures: all forfeited games must have the approval of The League, request must be sent to the League twenty fours hour in advance outlining the reason for forfeiture, in the event of a forfeiture the opposing team will be awarded three points and three goals, teams who forfeit two or more matches in the competition will face disciplinary action.
  • Annotation venues: all  fixtures involving Ellerslie Secondary School games will be played at the Usain Bolt Complex at UWI Astro Turf; Alexandra School’s home ground is Speighstown Playing Field; Queen’s College’s home ground will be Bridgefield playing field; all Barbados Vocational Training Board ( BVTB ) games will be played away and all St. Michael School (SMS) matches scheduled for Wednesdays will be played on Thursdays.

Teams & Leagues

Alexandra School Barbados Vocational Training Board
Barbados Community CollegeColeridge and Parry School
Christ Church Foundation SchoolDeighton Griffith Secondary School
Combermere SchoolEllerslie Secondary School
Harrison CollegeGraydon Sealy Secondary School
Pinehill St. Leonard’s Boys’ Secondary SchoolPrincess Margaret Secondary School
Queen’s CollegeSamuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic
The Lester Vaughan SchoolSt. George Secondary School
The Lodge SchoolTang Parkinson Memorial Secondary School
The St. Michael School