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WEST SIDE ALLIANCE

SOCCER CLUB

MAJOR TOURNAMENT RULES

 

 

 

 

 


1. No Slide Tackling.
2. No Throw-Ins.  All touchline restarts are Indirect Kick-Ins.
3. Goalkicks taken from anywhere on "endline". 
4. All Free Kicks/Restarts are "Indirect" except Penalty Kick & Corner Kick. 
5. 2 Halves of 12 Minutes Each Half (Note: game does not end at 12 goals as stated in rules
6.  Halftime break - 90 seconds.  2nd Half begins strictly at 2 minutes after halftime whistle. 
7.  Points Per Game:  Win = 3 points; Draw = 1 point; Loss = 0 points 
8.  Box Rule: 

  • U10 and Younger:  If a defending player touches ball in box it is a penalty kick taken from 10 yards from the goal 
  • U10 and Younger: If an attacking player touches ball in box it is a goalkick (taken from endline). 
  • U11 and Older: If a defending player touches ball in box it is a goal. 
  • U11 and Older: If an attacking player touches ball in box it is a goalkick (taken from endline).  

9.  Standings Tiebreakers: 

  • 1st Step: Goal Difference Up to 5 GDF 
  • 2nd Step: Goals Allowed.
  • 3rd Step: Goals Scored. 
  • Penalty Kick Tiebreaker (Best after 3 shooters, then sudden goal, must recycle shooters after 3 shooters, 1st shooter can be 4th shooter, 2nd shooter can be 5th shooter, etc) 

10. Overtime Rule: 

  • Play 3 minute "Sudden Victory" period
  • If still tied: Penalty Kick Tiebreaker (Best after 3 shooters, then sudden goal, must recycle shooters after 3 shooters, 1st shooter can be 4th shooter, 2nd shooter can be 5th shooter, etc)