Commissioner’s Cup Tournament Rules
For All Matches
Games should be started ON TIME, no warm-ups.
Unlimited substitutions on throw-ins for both teams if the team in possession substitutes first, on goal kicks, and after a goal.
On an injury, the opposing team should be offered 1 substitute if an injured player does in fact come off the field.
A player issued a yellow card MAY be substituted at the option of the coach. Only the cautioned player may be subed.
Sent-off players or dismissed team officials must leave the playing area and may not remain with their team, and their name/number must be reported to tournament officials at the conclusion of the match. DO NOT RESTART PLAY UNTIL THE SENT-OFF/DISMISSED PERSON HAS LEFT. OBTAIN HELP FROM THE FIELD MARSHALS IF NECESSARY!
If there is a serious injury during your game, please see Ray Halleran, Tom Heinz, or Clark Caplan immediately, you will need to fill out a USSF game report for insurance purposes. We will find a replacement for any referee that needs to do this, and we will try to make it up later.
The referee is responsible for the game ball, please be sure that the game ball is not lost! If a tournament ball is not available, get one from the home team…remember to KEEP THE GAMES MOVING.
FIFA Laws of the Game are in force for anything else not mentioned above.
Match Rules for D3, D4 and D5 teams
for D3, D4 and D5 teams
· Halves are 25 minutes long with a 5 minute rest interval between halves.
· Ties stand in all matches.
· All games are played with running time, no stoppages or added time unless there is a serious injury that requires a medic on the field
U12 8v8 Match Rules
U10 Match Rules
(In addition to the above)
No PK's, the ball should be brought to the nearest point outside the penalty area.
Goal Keeper punts or drop-kicks may NOT land in the opponents Penalty Area. If they do, the restart is an IFK at the point where the ball crossed the halfway line
Opponents must give 8 yards on a free kick or corner kick.
Please review the Middlesex League U10 Soccer rules. A copy will be available at the tournament site.
MTOC Division Rules
MTOC Division Rules
All Games must have a Winner
Games are full length for the age group
U16 - 40 min Halves Overtime 2 x 15 min
Overtime 2 x 15 min
gulation 2 overtime periods are played to completion (no Golden Goal!)
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