The Lochaber membership had appealed to the governing physique after withdrawing from the relegation play-off towards Banks o’ Dee in April.
Points surrounding participant eligibility and the state of Claggan Park – which was set to host the second leg of the play-off – led to their withdrawal.
Fort William chairman John Trew believes their enchantment towards relegation from the Breedon Highland League hasn’t been heard after a Scottish FA arbitration panel dismissed their case.
Nevertheless, Fort’s enchantment was thrown out on Wednesday night.
Underneath the SFA’s arbitration guidelines the complainant must show that they will meet the prices of the arbitration.
Then as soon as the case had been heard and relying on the result, the panel would resolve who needed to pay the prices.
Fort William had been requested by the panel to place up a bond believed to be in area of £30,000 earlier than the case progressed to an evidential listening to.
However the membership opted to not and their relegation to the North Caledonian League is now confirmed.
Chairman Trew mentioned: “The membership wished its case heard, the phrases and situations had been got down to put cash down and we needed to decide.
“We wanted cash to start out this marketing campaign and we simply couldn’t afford it.
“Cash wasn’t the purpose, the purpose was to determine whether or not or not guidelines had been damaged.
“Our goal was to get the info across the state of affairs, get our place again within the league and even play the play-off sport.
“It was about discovering out whether or not the foundations have been damaged or not and we haven’t acquired a solution to that query as a result of they wouldn’t hear the case.
“It ought to disappoint everyone within the footballing world as a result of if this occurs once more different golf equipment will likely be put in the identical place.
“We anticipated that some cash would should be put down, however not such a loopy sum.