Saskatoon Adult Soccer 9 vs 9 Coed Half Field Rules & Regulations
1. The Field
The field is 53yds x 69yds. Surface is artificial grass.
2. The Goals
The size of the nets will be regulation outdoor goals: 8.0ft x 24ft
3. Off Side
There will be no offside in the Coed League.
4. Corner Kicks
As per FIFA Regulations
Corner Kicks are to be taken from the corner spot. The opposing players must remain at least 10 yds away from the ball until it is played. The kicker may not touch the ball again until it has touched another player. If he/she does, a free kick is awarded against them.
5. Free Kicks
As per FIFA Regulations
Players must remain at least 5 yards away from all free kicks until the ball is played.
6. Throws Ins
As per FIFA Regulations
A goal cannot be scored directly from a throw-in. The throw–in is to be taken from the point where it left the playing surface to the opponents of player who last touched the ball.
When the ball goes out of bounds on the side of the field. The result will be throw-in for the opposition at the point where the ball exited play.
All games played on the artificial surfaces will use an outdoor FIFA regulated ball. Ball Size 5
SAS will allow an unlimited number of substitutions during a game. These substitutions will be allowed “on the fly” but will take place in a designated area at center field. A player must be fully off the field before their replacement is allowed on. Substitutions must take place in the designated area on your team’s side of half. Failure to follow proper substitution rules will result in a yellow card.
9. Number of Players
All games will be played with 9 players per team on the field. This is 8 outfield players (4 Male and 4 Female ) and 1 goalie (either Male or Female). The minimum number of players to play a game or continue playing is 6.
10. Duration of Game
All 9 vs. 9 games will consist of (2) – 25 Minute Halves with a 3 Minute Half Time Break
All footwear must be clean and meet the following guidelines:
- No Metal Cleats
- Must be Soccer Cleats
- Molded Studs
- Turf Trainers
- Indoor Shoes
Teams must wear matching uniforms of the same color (with the exception of the goalkeeper). Jerseys are not expected to be numbered, but it is recommended.
13. Slide Tackling
There will be no slide tackling allowed in Coed games.
a) If a player receives a red card in the regular SAS league or the Co-ed league, that player must serve their suspension in the league that they are registered in. Example, if a player who plays Men’s 3 receives a red card in a co-ed game, he must serve his suspension with his Men’s 3 team as that is the team that he is technically registered to and is not eligible to participate in a co-ed game until his suspension has been served.
b) Outdoor card rules will apply.
Roster size will be limited to 18 players.
Player permit rules are set in place for the reason that when teams are short players they have a place to pull player to fill up their roster for games. Below is a set of rules that must be followed.
A. GENERAL PERMIT RULES
The following are general rules that apply for ALL permitting.
i) Please refer to 16B. ii) Division Hierarchy to see where players are allowed to permit.
ii) Every player is allowed a number of permits per season. Any player who plays over the allowed number of permits will be subject to discipline.
iii) Permits are tied to the player. (Example, if you used up all of your permits and then transfer to that team, you are not allowed any additional permits.)
iv) If a player permits in any games after using up all of their permits, the player is deemed as an ineligible player for that game It is the teams’ responsibility to ensure that all permit players are eligible to play prior to playing with their team.
v) Players who have been red-carded or are serving suspension are ineligible for permit play until either they have been found innocent or any suspension levied has been fulfilled.
vi) Permit play is tallied for ALL games (including exhibition).
B. ADULT PERMITS
i) Players are allowed 2 permits per season.
ii) Division Hierarchy – This scale defines where players may permit. You may only permit to a division higher than yours.
Can Permit From
Coed Div 1
Div 2, 3, 4
Coed Div 2
Div 3, 4
Coed Div 3
Coed Div 4
C. YOUTH PERMITS
Youth Players can not permit to the Adult Coed
17. League Champion
A. A division championship is awarded to the team with the most points at the end of the Regular season. Points are awarded as follows: 3 points for a win; 1 point for a tie; 0 points for a loss.
B. Exhibition games are not included in the standings. Exhibition games are governed by all other SAS Regulations.
C. If at the end of the season, 2 or more teams are tied for 1st place, the following tie breaking procedure will be used to determine the final standings: (in this order)
i) Previous Match Results
(The winner of the match(es) between 2 or more teams tied in points shall be awarded the higher position.)
ii) Goal Difference between 2 or more teams tied (Goal difference shall be calculated by subtracting goals against from goals scored in the games vs. tied teams.)
iii) Play-Off Game
SAS Rules and Regulations, and Discipline will apply.
FIFA Regulations will also be applied.