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Soccer Rules

  • CONSIDER SAFETY AS YOUR TOP PRIORITY
  • BE DECISIVE AND CONDUCT YOURSELF WITH AUTHORITY
  • BLOW YOUR WHISTLE LIKE YOU MEAN IT
  • MINIMIZE AND PENALIZE ROUGH AND OVERLY AGGRESSIVE PLAY
  • DON’T TOLERATE DISRESPECT- DON’T BE AFRAID TO CALL A FOUL
  • A SECOND FLAGRANT-TYPE FOUL IN A GAME WILL RESULT IN EJECTION FROM THAT GAME…AND THE NEXT GAME
  • CALL EVERY OBVIOUS INFRACTION
  • THE CLOCK WILL CONTINUOUSLY RUN [2 TWENTY MINUTE HALVES]
  • IF ONLY 1 REF SHOWS UP TO REF, GIVE THE TEAMS THE CHOICE TO PLAY ANYWAY, OR TO RE-SCHEDULE THE GAME
  • PROTECT THE PLAYER WITH THE BALL-NO SLIDE TACKLING
  • BALANCE THE FIELD – A REF ALONG EACH SIDELINE KEEPING UP WITH PLAY
  • GET UP AND DOWN THE FIELD WITH THE FLOW OF PLAY- DON’T BECOME A STATUE IN 1 PLACE- OR YOU WILL ALWAYS BE OUT OF POSITION
  • YOU CAN ONLY DEMAND RESPECT BY GIVING RESPECT AND A HUSTLING EFFORT
  • THE STUDENT DIRECTOR IS IN CHARGE OF EACH EVENING – IF YOU NEED HELP WITH A SITUATION, STOP THE GAME AND CALL FOR THE SUPERVISOR
  • REF WITH A POSITIVE ATTITUDE
  • ONLY 7 PLAYERS ON THE FIELD AT A TIME, INCLUDING THE GOALKEEPER
  • NO OFFSIDES
  • GOALIE CAN’T PUNT THE BALL OVER MIDFIELD, BUT CAN THROW IT OVER. IF THIS PENALTY OCCURS THE GOALIE MUST RE-KICK
  • NO SLIDE-TACKLING ALLOWED
  • IF A TIE OCCURS, MOVE TO 5-PLAYER PENALTY KICKS. IF STILL TIED, MOVE TO 3-PLAYER UNTIL A WINNER IS DECIDED
  • YOU MAY EJECT PLAYERS FROM THE GAME IF THEIR PLAY, OR CONDUCT, WARRANTS IT. YOU MAY CONSULT WITH THE SUPERVISOR