24 Teams entered into the carnival will be split into 6 groups.
Each group will have 4 teams.
Group games on Day 1 are played so each team will play each other team in the group once.
Scores will be kept (3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss).
The top team in each group will then be entered into the Premier Group, the second placed team will enter the Plate group. The third placed team in each group will then be entered into the Championship Group, the fourth placed team will enter the Europa The 4 Groups will run on Day 2 & 3.
Teams will play 5 games against the other qualifying teams in their respective Group. There will then be a final placing game to finish the tournament.
Teams finishing on equal points in their respective Group - standings will be determined by goal difference. If still equal, league position will be determined by goals scored. If teams are still equal then a coin toss will be used to determine the placings.