5.10 Effect Of Appeal
Please see AMSA Appeal Process for more information.
5.10 EFFECT OF APPEAL
The filing of an appeal shall suspend the imposition of the penalty appealed from, except in cases of Violent Misconduct or Referee Assault. In all cases the affected player shall sit out a mandatory first game following the offense. However, in the event the appeal is denied, the DISCIPLINE AND PROCEDURES COMMITTEE or the BOARD may, if circumstances warrant, forfeit any matches in which a suspended player or team participated during the period a suspension would have been in effect but for the appeal.