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Henderson County Soccer Association


Schedule:
https://Events.gotsport.com/events/schedule.aspx?EventID=83928&Gender=Boys&Age=0

Rules are posted below:

CASL League Rules


GENERAL

The game is played in a 8v8 format with an 8 game season for each team, under general FIFA rules and with some changes made to facilitate leisure play. All decisions of the referee are final and binding. The league Director reserves the right to decide on all matters relative to the league and its decisions are final. The league Director may reschedule a match, change league structure, reduce match duration or cancel a match. NO PROTESTS and/or APPEALS ARE ALLOWED. We are a Recreational League, NOT a Competitive League.

No refunds or credits are provided for injuries, ejections, stop playing or leave.

SPIRIT OF THE GAME

The CASL believes that safety is the most important component of recreation programming. Therefore, it is important that all participants understand that the emotional and physical safety of all players is of the utmost concern of the League and participate in the sport accordingly.

FIGHTING

Any player who engages in fighting of any kind, retaliatory or otherwise, is automatically dismissed from the game. The player is also subject to removal from the league with no refund. The League Director has the final say for all rules and regulations.

 REGISTRATION

Team - Each team may carry up to fifteen (15) players. Players must be listed on the roster to be eligible to play.

START OF PLAY

A team which cannot field 6 players at the scheduled start time, shall forfeit the match. The team forfeiting shall be declared the loser by a score of three (3) goals to zero. Players entering the match late must enter with the official’s notification. Teams may only field players from official roster.

STANDINGS

League standings to determine first, second, and third place will be based on the following:

WIN=3 POINTS

TIE=1 POINT

LOSS=ZERO (0) POINTS

Total point ties will be resolved by the following tiebreakers, in order:

1-Goal differential

2-Head to head matches

3-Winning percentage

 START OF THE GAME

The referee will ask the teams to decide kick-off and field side options. The kick-off will be at the center of the field at the referee whistle. The ball must move in any direction. After a goal has been scored, the game restarts from the same midfield point. The team not kicking off at the start of the game will take the kick-off to begin the second half.

 DURATION OF THE GAME

All games will have 30-minute halves with a 5-minute halftime to exchange ends and break. The referee whistle ends each period.

 SCORING A GOAL

A goal shall be scored when the entire ball crosses the goal line, not the player, in the air or on the ground between the goal posts and under the crossbar.

 OUT OF PLAY

The ball is considered out of play when the entire ball crosses the end line or sideline.

 OFFSIDES

There are no off sides.

 SUBSTITUTIONS

There are no limits on substitutions. The substitute can only enter the field after a player that is being substituted for has fully left the field.

 FOOTWEAR

It is recommended to wear firm ground cleats but turf and studs are allowed. Shin guards are mandatory.

 UNIFORMS

The top needs to be the same color. If teams are wearing the same color, the home team must wear pennies. The goal keeper must wear a different color than the opposing team. No jeans or khaki shorts can be worn.

 REFEREES

The game is officiated by a Referee designated by the CASL; their decisions are final. The Referee will serve as timekeeper and scorekeeper. The Referee is part of the field of play and their calls are final.

 FOULS:

NO SLIDE TACKLE of any kind is allowed

 YELLOW CARD (The player must leave the field of play for 5 minutes)

Demonstrates unsportsmanlike behavior

Argues, harasses and interferes with the Referee

Persistently infringes the laws of the game

Any “unfair play” or "rough play" in the opinion of the Referee

No player can replace the penalized player

 RED CARD (The player is not permitted to re-enter the game)

When a player receives two Yellow Cards

Serious foul play

Violent play

Fighting

Foul or abusive language

Any “unfair play” in the opinion of the Referee

No player can replace the penalized player

UNSPORTSMANSHIP BEHAVIOR 

If a player commits a serious aggressive foul, or offends any spectator or participant of the game, the Referee shall give them a Red Card and they shall be sent off the field without being able to re-enter the game. If a player receives 2 Yellow Cards in a match, then they will be ejected as well and he/she may not be replaced for the remainder of the game. 

 

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