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GAME FORMAT for U10

  • Games start as scheduled at the top of the hour.
  • (2) 22 minute halves will be played with a 5 minute halftime. A running clock is used for all play stoppages.
  • Players must play a minimum of 50% of the game while playing offense and defense.
  • Game format is 6 vs. 6. Five on field and a goalie.
  • Soccer ball size #4
  • All players must wear shin guards, no exceptions.
  • All Jewelry must be removed, including earrings, no exceptions.
  • Soccer cleats only. No football or baseball cleats allowed.
  • Coaches and game day captain check in with the referee 2 minutes before game time for the coin toss.
  • The team that wins the coin toss selects which goal to defend or to have the ball first.

 

RULES OF PLAY for U10

  • Fields are available for warm-up and final words of encouragement 10 minutes before your game.
  • All Players are permitted to move around the entire field to promote a free flowing game.
  • OFFENSIVE PLAYERS MUST NOT ATTACK THE BALL AFTER THE GOALIE HAS ESTABLISHED CONTROL. ANY GOAL SCORED IS NULLED AND A GOAL KICK IS AWARDED. 
  • Player substitutions are allowed from midfield on a dead ball with referee approval.
  • No player is scheduled for goalie in two consecutive games.
  • Sideline Out of bounds results in a throw-in for the other team.
  • End line Out of Bounds By the defense results in a corner kick for the offense.
  • End line Out of Bounds by the offense results in a goal kick.
  • There will be direct kicks and indirect kicks determined by the referee.
  • Hand balls results in an in-direct kick for the other team.
  • No Slide Tackles, Hooking, Holding or Pushing allowed!
  • Offside is not called. No “Cherry Picking!”

 

TOURNAMENT

  • During the season score is kept for every game. Regular season will determine seeding for the tournament. The points system to be used is as follows:

    • Win=3 points

    • Tie=1 point

    • Loss=0 points

    • In the event that teams are tied in points it will then go to goals against. This means in a tie the team who had less goals scored against them will rank higher.

  • The tournament will be held the last day of inhouse season, which is on 10/14

    • Seed 1 vs Seed 4

    • Seed 2 vs Seed 3

    • Winner of 1 vs 4 will play Winner of 2 vs 3

    • There will be trophies for 1st and 2nd place only

    • 5th seed and 6th seed will also play each other that day. Therefore all teams get 8 games in the season minimum

  • Tie Game In the event of a tie between two teams in the semifinal match or final match there will be a 5 minute golden goal period. If the game is still a draw then there will be a shootout to determine the winner.

  • Shootouts will consist of 3 shooters from each team. After the 3 shooters have shot, the team with the most goals wins. Shooters do not have to be on the field of play to participate in the shootout. In the event that the teams are tied after 3 shooters, the kicks will go 1 for 1. All players on each team must kick before any individual player kicks for a second time.

Weather

  • If in doubt about whether games have been cancelled, check the CP Soccer website www.crownpointsoccer.org or the Crown Point Soccer Club Facebook page.
  • In case of rain or other early stoppage; (1) half played equals an official game. An unofficial or cancelled game is made up during the following week. All games times are 6 pm. The league will attempt to schedule referees for the makeup game, in an instance when no ref is available, coaches will ref the game.

Saturday Game                     Weekday                          Field                                          

11am

Wednesday

Same

12pm

Thursday

Same

1pm

Friday

Same

 

  • If your team cannot play during the scheduled time (whether a scheduling issue or continued weather issues), you must inform the VP and/or your coordinator.