- All players will be expect to wear full soccer attire including jersey, shorts and socks.
- Each player will be required to wear soccer appropriate footwear for the surface that they will play on.
- All players must wear shin guards in order to play.
- The home team will be required to change to a different jersey if there is a clash of colors. (Pinnies provided)
The Field - The field will be organized to fit the requirements for 7v7 and 9v9 play on Saturdays and full-sided field play for 11v11 on Sundays.
The Ball - 2008s-2013s will use a regular size 4 soccer ball. 2005s-2007s will use a regular size 5 soccer ball. The home team for each game will provide 3 match balls.
Players - Numbers of players on the field is defined in the name of each bracket. 2013-2010 7v7, 2009-2008 9v9 and 2007-2005 11v11.
Match Officials - Each league game will have 3 USSF certified referees.
Match Duration - Games will be 50 minutes in duration for 7v7 teams and 60 minutes in duration for 9v9 and 11v11. Teams will switch sides at half time.
Kick Off - All kick offs are in-direct. A shot cannot be taken directly from the kick off.
Ball in and out of play - The field of play will have defined boundaries. Throw-ins will be taken when the ball leaves the field.
Offside - The offside rule will be in effect during the spring league.
Fouls and Misconduct - All fouls and misconduct will be dealt with by the referee crew, and their decision will be final. Yellow and red cards can be issued by the 3-man referee crew. A red card will be reviewed and investigated by Spring League Directors and appropriate action will be taken. All red cards given for violent and/or abusive conduct will result in an automatic 3-game suspension. All decisions made by Spring League Directors regarding actions taken for misconduct and red-cards are final.
Free-kicks - Whether the free-kick is direct or indirect will be u to the discretion of the 3-man referee crew.
Substitutions - Can be made at anytime during the match with permission from the 3-man referee crew. Exiting player must be fully off of the field, in front of their team bench before substitute can enter field of play.
Goalkeepers - Goalkeepers may punt, drop kick, or volley - however we hope this League is used to improve the technical abilities of players and therefore we encourage a 'play out from the back' philosophy. Regular rules apply, the keeper can only handle the ball inside the defined box, any violation of this rule will result in a decision made by the 3-man referee crew.
Coaches - Coaches are expected to use their experience and common sense in how they conduct themselves on and off the field. We believe in a player first environment and a growth mentally. Please conduct yourselfs professionally as always and hold yourself to a high standard. We will do the same.