Soccer Rules

  • The official rules will be those governing collegiate play: NFHS Soccer Rules
  • Games will consist of two 25-minute halves.
  • Slide tackling will result in a red card.
  • Game times will be at 6, 7, 8, and 9 p.m. Forfeit time will be game time. Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to avoid a forfeit situation.
  • Tournament eligibility will be determined by sportsmanship ratings at the end of season. Teams must average a rating of 4 or higher on a 1-5 scale to be eligible. Teams that forfeit two games are eliminated from the season and tournament.
  • Sportsmanship Rating Scale:

5 – No Complaints. Officials, opponents and teammates treated respectfully.

4.5 – Two or fewer incidents of non-verbal disagreement with calls.

4 – Verbal disagreement with calls or obvious non-verbal acts of frustration towards officials, opponents or teammates.

3 – Frequent objections to calls.

2 – Frequent complaining, obvious acts of frustration and/or belligerent attitudes.

1 – Player/s ejected for unsportsmanlike behavior.