Summer League Rules

RULES:

  • 6 v 6 — minimum 1 or 2 males and females on the field
  • 25 minute halves (5 min halftime)
  • No goalkeeper and Box Penalty Rules:
    • A goal box will be marked on the field around the goal. Any player may pass through the goal box at any time. However, no contact with the ball is allowed within the goal box
    • If a defender touches the ball within the box, a penalty kick is awarded to the offensive team. If an offensive player touches the ball within the goal box, a goal kick is awarded to the defensive team. If the ball comes to rest in the goal box, a goal kick is awarded regardless of who touched the ball last
  • Throw-ins to resume play from the sideline
  • No offsides
  • Substitutions on the fly
  • Goal kicks may be taken from any point on the defensive touchline. Goal kicks are indirect.
  • No slide tackling
  • Fouls.
    • Yellow Card… 5 minutes out of field
    • Red Card…. Out and 1 Game Suspension, plus remember this is a friendly league
    • Penalty kick: Taken from the penalty mark (15 steps from goal) and all non-kicking players must be behind the penalty mark
    • All kicks are indirect with the exception of penalties
  • POINTS TABLE:
    • 3 points for a Win
    • 1 point for a Tie
    • 0 for a loss

All other rules that are normally part of the game, and that are not specified here, also apply to this tournament

And lastly…Be respectful to everyone, including teammates, referees, and organizers. Referees and organizers have the right to eject a player from the game or the tournament for continual rough/physical play, misconduct, or any form of violence in or off the field.