League Rules

7 on 7 Co-ed Soccer League
Official Rules

QUICK OVERVIEW

RULE 1

NO SLIDING TACKLES!!! WE ALL HAVE TO GO TO WORK & SCHOOL THE NEXT DAY

RULE 2

HALF THE FEE IS DUE WEEK 1, THE REMAINDER IS DUE BY WEEK 2. STARTING WEEK 3, A $10 LATE CHARGE IS ADDED TO THE TOTAL (NO TEAM FEES - ALL INDIVIDUAL).

RULE 3

ALL PLAYERS NEED TO SIGN A WAIVER

RULE 4

COED: NEED TO HAVE AT LEAST ONE WOMAN TO START THE GAME. IF THERE IS ONLY ONE WOMAN, YOU MAY ONLY HAVE 4 PEOPLE ON THE FIELD (1 GOALIE, 3 MEN & ONE WOMAN).
NO WOMEN = AUTOMATIC FORFEIT.

RULE 5

WOMEN'S GOAL ARE WORTH ONE POINT BUT THEY CAN SCORE AS MANY AS THEY WANT.
MEN CAN ONLY SCORE 3 GOALS PER PLAYER PER GAME.

RULE 6

SUBSTITUTE PLAYERS CAN PLAY UP TO 3 GAMES DURING THE REGULAR SEASON.
$5 PER NIGHT.
SUBS ARE NOT PART OF YOUR TEAM FOR THE PLAYOFF (NO SUBSTITUTES ALLOWED)

RULE 7

2 X 25 MIN. MINUTE HALVES
7 PLAYERS ON THE FIELD (3 MEN/ 3 WOMEN & A GOALIE)

RULE 8

CLOCK WILL START AT GAME TIME BUT AT THE DISCRETION OF THE REFEREE ON HAND TO GIVE A 5MIN. BUFFER START UP.

RULE 9

SHIN GUARDS ARE MANDATORY

RULE 10

KICK-OFF, PK'S & CORNER KICKS (DIRECT KICK):
PK'S ARE TAKEN 2 YARDS BEHIND FROM THE GOALIE BOX.
ALL FOULS ARE STARTED WITH IN-DIRECT KICKS. THE PLAYER WALL IS 5 YARDS FROM THE BALL.

RULE 11

FIRST YELLOW CARD: 2 -5 MIN. REFEREE'S DISCRETION
SECOND YELLOW CARD IN THE SAME GAME = ONE GAME SUSPENSION

RULE 12

RED CARD: 3 GAME SUSPENSION & A REVIEW
IF YOU FIGHT, YOU ARE OUT OF THE LEAGUE - NO REFUNDS

RULE13

PLAYOFFS: PLAYERS MUST SHOW A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE OR A VALID PICTURE ID THAT MATCHES THE NAME ON THE TEAM ROSTER.
ALL PLAYERS CHECKED IN WILL HAVE A WRIST BAND.
SUBS ARE NOT PART OF YOUR TEAM FOR THE PLAYOFFS.
ONLY PLAYERS THAT HAVE PAID IN FULL MAY PLAY IN THE PLAYOFFS.
TIE GAMES WILL HAVE A 5 MIN. SUDDEN DEATH OVERTIME.
IF STILL A TIE SUDDEN DEATH PK'S WILL BE THE NEXT TIE BREAKER. MEN FIRST THEN WOMEN. ALL ROUNDS OF PK'S ARE 1 PLAYER EACH, ALTERNATING TEAMS, UNTIL TIEBREAKER.

RULE 14

GOALKEEPER PROTECTION: IF A GOALKEEPER IS ON THE GROUND REACHING FOR A ONE ON ONE LOOSE BALL, THE CALL WILL GO TO PROTECT HIM FROM ANY INJURIES FROM THE OFFENSIVE PLAYER.

RULE 15

IF A TEAM IS RUNNING LATE AND ARRIVES AFTER THE FIRST 10 MINUTES ARE GONE, A GOAL IS ASSESSED TO THE WAITING TEAM.
AFTER 20 MINUTES A SECOND GOAL IS AWARDED TO THE WAITING TEAM.
THEN BY HALFTIME GAME IS FORFEITED.
3PT+3 GOALS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE WAITING TEAM.
THE TEAM THAT HAS FORFEITED HAS TO PAY THE REF. FEES

RULE 16

EACH TEAM SUPPLIES A GAME BALL. (COWTOWN SOCCER WILL SUPPLY 1 BALL FOR EACH FIELD)