Fields:

There will be two fields, each about 1/3 the size of a regular soccer field.

 

Goals:

The "Small Goals" will measure 6' x 12'

 

Players & Scoring:

  • 7 players on the field, including 2 females at all times

  • Goalies are included

  • Corner kicks will be played

  • Throw-ins will be played

  • Offsides will be called

  • Slide tackles of any kind will result in a yellow card and automatic substitution (reentry is ref’s discretion)

  • Substitutions may happen on the fly, so long as they do not disrupt the play and the team gains no “extra man advantage” during the switch (ref’s discretion)

 

 

Teams & Points:

 

  • 3 points for a win, 2 points for a tie, 1 point for a loss

  • Positivity Points! After each game, teams will rate their opponents on their sportsmanship

    • (1 = great sportsmanship, 0 = poor sportsmanship)

  • Each team's record & positivity points will be totalled at the end of regular tournament play to identify top 4 teams

  • In the case of a tie after record & positivity points are calculated, goal-differential will be used to break the tie

  • Top 2 teams will advance to championship match

  • 3rd & 4th place teams advance to consolation match

  • Championship winners will receive tournament prizes

 

Timing:

Regular tournament play:

35 minutes with 2 minute halftime, 3 minutes between games

Game clock is running at start time

A team who fails to arrive within 5 minutes of their assigned game time will forfeit the game (0-3 for goal differential)

 

Play-offs:

35 minutes with 2 minute halftime

If championship or consolation games are tied at the end of regulation time, teams will proceed to a penalty shootout

(best of 3, 1 female minimum)