League Rules
Rules
 
  • 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 conducive to 5v5 play for 2009s (U8) through 2007s (U10). 2006s (U11) through 2003s (U14) will play 7 v 7, (6 field players + a goal keeper). 
 
The Ball - 2009s-2005s will use a regular size 4 soccer ball. 2004s-2003s 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 in defined in the name of each bracket.
 
Match Officials - Each league game will have one match manager.
 
Match Duration - Games will be 44 minutes in duration. Team 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 not be in affect in the Spring League.
 
Fouls and Misconduct - All fouls and misconduct will be dealt with by the match manager, and their decision will be final. Cards will not be issued, but players can be asked to leave the field of play at anytime by the match manager. 
 
Free-kicks - All free-kicks on the field of play will be direct.
 
Substitutions -  Can be made at anytime during the match.  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 not punt, drop kick, or volley.  When distributing the ball, from hands or feet, a goalkeeper cannot play past the halfway line. If a goalkeeper plays past the halfway line, the ball is returned to them. 
 
Coaches - Coaches are only expected to coach their teams at half time, before/after each game.