League Rules

All Normal Fifa Rules Apply

Yellow Cards

  • Intentional foul
  • Pulling shirt
  • Tackling from behind
  • Obvious intentional handball
  • Dissent
  • Blocking a restart of play
  • ANY SLIDING
  • 3 yellow cards during the season = 1 game suspension
  • 5 yellow cards during season = 2 game suspension

Red Cards

  • Swearing at ref
  • Denying a goal scoring opportunity with a foul or slide
  • Spitting
  • Threatening to fight
  • Fighting
  • 1 red = 1 game suspension
  • Fighting = Rest of season

Players

  • 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

Ball

  • 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"

Substitutions

  • Unlimited "on the fly" without permission.
  • Must occur at the halfway line and not interfere with play or create an advantage
  • Advantageous subbing will result in a YELLOW CARD

Equipment

  • 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

Goalkeeper Release

  • 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

Slide tackles

  • 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.

Offsides

  • There are no offsides

Free Kicks

  • 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).

Penalties

  • Taken from the yellow spot

Injuries

  • Any player that is bleeding must leave the field. Time will not be stopped for injuries.

Interaction with Referees

  • Only the team captain can discuss "calls" with the referee and only after the play has stopped. No Exceptions!

Turf Usage Rules

  • All Tyndall and Lochside turf usage rules must be followed.

Misconduct Rules

  • 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.

Shows up with 9 or more players

Commits 0 fouls as a team

No individual scores more than 2 goals

Two stars for a win, one for a draw

Video of Power7s rules - For all leagues

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