3 yellow cards during the season = 1 game suspension
5 yellow cards during season = 2 game suspension
Swearing at ref
Denying a goal scoring opportunity with a foul or slide
Threatening to fight
1 red = 1 game suspension
Fighting = Rest of season and likely longer
6 field players and one goalie. Minimum of 4 players including the keeper to start the game. Co-ed teams have to have two of each sex on the field at all time
Size 5. The clock will not stop when the ball is kicked out of bounds. Balls must be retrieved immediately
Shooter (even if there is a deflection or save) is to go and collect the ball over the fence. The player is automatically subbed off as they go (even if there are no other subs). Referee may need to remind "shooter gets the ball"
Unlimited "on the fly" without permission.
Must occur around halfway line and not interfere with play or create an advantage
Advantageous subbing will result in a YELLOW CARD
Molded studs, turf shoes and flats OK
Shinguards must be worn
Metal studs are not permitted.
Restart of Play
A restart must occur quickly after placing the ball for a free kick, corner kick, goal kick or over the touch line
Goalkeepers must release the ball within 6 seconds after gaining possession and returning to their feet
Goalkeeper may use unlimited steps to bring the ball to the boundary of the penalty area
The ball must be distributed by a throw, normal place kick or kick from a dribble.
Punt and drop kicks are not permitted. A corner kick will be awarded to the opposing team if a keeper punts or drop kicks the ball.
Ball out of Play
There are no throw-ins
Kick-ins restart play where the ball went out of bounds on the touchline and the ball does not have to be placed on the line before being kicked back into play
Players cannot score on a kick-in as they are indirect
Duration of Play
26 minute halfs with a 3 minute halftime
Games will end 25 mins past the hour regardless of the start time
Absolutely no sliding
Exception is that the 'keeper can slide to collect a ball with his/her hands or torso. Goalies are NOT allowed to slide feet first at any time. A feet first challenge by a keeper within the box that results in contact and or impedes an opposing player may result in a PK.
There are no offsides
All restarts will be Indirect with the exception of PKs.
Opposing players must give fifteen (15) feet on all kicks and corner kicks or they bay be cautioned (re-kick).
Taken from the yellow spot
Any player that is bleeding must leave the field. Time will not be stopped for injuries.
Interaction with Referees
Maintain respect for the officials. Referees are empowered by the league to caution players who are not maintaining the appropriate level of respect.
Turf Usage Rules
All Tyndall and Lochside turf usage rules must be followed.
YELLOW - Two yellows in a game or tournament = RED
RED - Ejection without replacement and potential suspension
Sunday Funday! All other rules plus these adjusted karma points.
We will have non-traditional standings for the Sunday Co-Ed league. Teams will be awarded stars based on objectives. 5 stars are available per game.