Adult League Rules

Rules of Play:

  • Games will be regulated according to FIFA standards with the exception of the following items.

  • ‘Throw In’ is now a ‘Kick in’ due to COVID 19

  • No offside

  • No slide tackling. An indirect kick at the site of the slide tackle will be given to the opposing team. Goal keepers are permitted to slide in their penalty area only.

  • The ball is out of play when it touches the ceiling or net. The restart will be an indirect kick for the opponent from the spot of the last touching

  • Landing out of bounds will result in a kick in.

General Rules:

  • All adult games are played as 8v8 format (Except Coed Fridays 9v9). Any team failing to field a team of at least 6 players by the start of the game will automatically forfeit.

  • Guest players are unlimited.

  • Coed teams are required to have no less than 3 females on the field at all times if all 9 players are on field.  This count includes a female goaltender. If team is down players, the max amount of guys on field for COED is 6 guys. In other words, to start a coed game if they are down players there has to be 5 guys and 1 girl or 4 guys and 2 girls or 3 guys and 3 girls to start the game.

  • Any game-day discrepancies will be handled by the opinion of the active manager.

 

Tie Breakers:

  • Main Sort: Puts the team with the most league points at the top.

  • Tie Breaker 1: Subtracts Scores Against from Scores For and puts the team with the highest value at the top.

  • Tie Breaker 2: Puts the team with the most scores made for them at the top.

  • Tie Breakers: Main Sort: Puts the team with the most league points at the top. Tie Breaker 1: Subtracts Scores Against from Scores For and puts the team with the highest value at the top. Tie Breaker 2: Puts the team with the most scores made for them at the top.

 

Cautionary Fouls:

  • All cautions (yellow cards) are a 2 minute penalty. Teams may NOT replace player on the field. If a goal is scored player can resume play.

  • Second caution within a given game will be considered a red card which incurs a 4 minute penalty and the team playing short for the length of the penalty. If a goal is scored by the opposition during the penalty time, a player can be put back on the field.

  • A straight red card is also a 4 minute penalty with the team playing short for the full 4 minutes regardless of how many goals are scored.

  • All penalties must be served with the player the opposite side of the field from the player’s bench.

 

Red Card Penalties:

  • 1st offense: minimum 1 game suspension & $50 to be paid prior to next game, Unless a violent foul/fight was committed. Then, TBD by Evolution Soccer Management.

  • 2nd offense: 1-3 game suspension minimum & $100 to be paid prior to next game, TBD by Evolution Soccer Complex Management.

  • 3rd offense: Ejection from remainder of season. Further consequences may be imposed upon players and will be determined by management on a case to case basis.

 

  • The league you receive a red card is what league you have to miss the following game(s) in. Example: If a red card is received in mens over 30, you have to sit the following mens over 30 game(s).

  • Management reserves the right to impose consequences other than those listed above based on the nature of the offense.

  • Red Carded players MUST leave the turfed field. They may not be on the field during the game play.

 

Common Courtesy Rules:

  • A player wall set up in front of an indirect kick must have a 7 yard buffer between the ball and the wall.

  • Substitutions are on the fly so long as the player is not directly involved in the play on the field at the time of entry.

  • Use of a ball to warm up in between fields on Field 1 and Field 2 is prohibited.

  • Players can use this space to run in only but may not do any ball work.​

 

 

Age Requirements:

All players must meet the age requirement for the league within the given play dates of the league.

 

Men’s and Women’s Coed: players must turn 18 years old within the 8 week time frame of the league of participation. No maximum age limitations

 

Men’s Over 30: players must turn 30 years old within the 8 week time frame of the league of participation. No maximum age limitations

 

Men’s Over 40: players must turn 40 years old within the 8 week time frame of the league of participation. No maximum age limitations

 

Teams found fielding players in violation of the league age requirements will incur the following penalties.

  • 1st offense: Game forfeit

  • 2nd offense: Team suspension of 1 game

  • 3rd offense: permanent expulsion from the league with NO REFUND

 

Men’s Over 48: players must turn 48 years old within the 8 week time frame of the league of participation. No maximum age limitations

 

Teams found fielding players in violation of the league age requirements will incur the following penalties.

  • 1st offense: Game forfeit

  • 2nd offense: Team suspension of 1 game

  • 3rd offense: permanent expulsion from the league with NO REFUND

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