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NEWS: ILLINOIS YOUTH SOCCER MANDATES US SOCCER HEADING BAN

Effective immediately, in accord with US Soccer the Illinois Youth Soccer has banned heading for players aged 10 and under for all Illinois Youth Soccer activities including but not limited to Illinois Youth Soccer Member League play, practices and tournaments.

A purposeful header by a player in an age bracket for players aged 10 and under shall be considered an indirect free kick awarded to the opponent.

For any additional information, you can refer to US Soccer’s website at www.ussoccer.com.

Meaghan Kinser, Assistant Director, Illinois Youth Soccer
www.illinoisyouthsoccer.org


RULES OF PLAY - TOURNAMENT:

St. Valentine's Day Tournament 2016

ALL GAME 7 V 7 (3 GAMES MINIMUM, 5 GAMES MAXIMUM)

USSF Outdoor Governing Rules Applies

  1. Length of Games: Running Clock Games are 27-28 minutes in length. Teams may have 1-2 minute warmup. Clock starts at 29-30 minutes at the end of the game prior. Game starts at 27 minute mark. No half time. Play shall be extended at the end of any period to allow a penalty kick to be taken or re-taken. In such situation, the kick is considered completed when the ball energy is spent where any rebounds (from the ground, goalkeeper, crossbar or goal posts) will not be considered playable. In the case of an injury that delays play, the referee will indicate the game time if there is a time change. The clock MAY be stopped for serious injury only.

  2. Teams Playing: The Home team (listed first) must change to their alternate jersey if there is a conflict of color. Teams may take either bench.

  3. No of Players: (7 v 7) The maximum number of players on the field shall be 7 (includes a goalie). All Players must have a player card from their state organization All waivers must be turned in at registration.

  4. Other Matters : For matters not specifically covered by these rules, FIFA Laws Of The Game shall be followed when reasonably applicable. NO PUNTING FOR ANY AGES. Throw ins for all out of bounds.

  5. Eligibility: Players must sign a IYSA and CISL waiver to play in this tournament and/or to be eligible to be on the field or bench. Out of state teams will need a travel permit to participate. Players rostered on one team may play on another team only in a different age bracket.

  6. Substitution Procedure : Substitutions are on the fly and may occur on an unlimited basis. Both players must be within the touchline and no more than a yard from their bench area when the substitution is made. When both players are on the field neither player may touch the ball. Infringement of this procedure may incur warning (Yellow Card) from the official.

  7. Referee and other Officials The Referee(s) shall be responsible for control of the game. The referee’s decisions regarding control are FINAL. Timekeepers operate the time and scoreboard details, if available, under the Referee’s jurisdiction.

  8. Tournament Standings Scoring

WIN

6 points

TIE

3 points

SHUTOUT

1 point (0-0 will not count as a shutout)

GOALS SCORED

1 point for each, maximum 3 per game

Tie Breaker

In the event where Teams are tied in the standings after preliminary round, the following will be used to determine placing.

  1. Head to Head

  2. Fewest Goals Allowed

  3. Total Goals Scored (Max 6 per game)

  4. Most Wins to Tie Game

  5. Shootout.

OFFSIDES:
THERE IS NO OFFSIDES FOR THIS TOURNAMENT. Keep the play moving.

Championship * Champion will be the teams that have the highest team points based on completion of all 3 games. If points are tied, Tie Breaker rules applies as per above. Shootout – only remaining players that are playing when games end can participate in Shootout.

Fouls and Misconduct: RED card results in ejection of player or coach. All RED carded players or coaches will not be allowed to participate in the tournament and will be reported to your local state soccer association.

CIS reserves the right to expel anyone who uses vulgar language in a harming manner. This includes racial, ethnic, or religious comments. This behavior is intolerable and could result in permanent expulsion from the facility.

CIS also reserves the right to expel a player, parent or Coach from league play for gross violations of the laws of the game, the House, Rules, or damage to the property.


RULES OF PLAY - TOURNAMENT:

St. Patrick's Day Tournament

ALL GAME 7 V 7 FOR ST. PATRICKS DAY TOURNAMENT
(3 GAMES MINIMUM, 5 GAMES MAXIMUM)

USSF Outdoor Governing Rules Applies

1. Length of Games: Running Clock
Games are 27 minutes in length. No half time.

Play shall be extended at the end of any period to allow a penalty kick to be taken or re-taken. In such situation, the kick is considered completed when the ball energy is spent where any rebounds (from the ground, goalkeeper, crossbar or goal posts) will not be considered playable
In the case of an injury that delays play, the referee will indicate the game time if there is a time change. The clock MAY be stopped for serious injury only.

2. Team Playing:
Teams may choose either bench.
The Home team (listed first) must change to their alternate jersey if there is a conflict of color.

3. No of Players (7 v 7)
The maximum number of players on the field shall be 7.
All Players must have a player card from their state organization. If player does not have an IYSA/IWSL player card the respective coach will be liable for any injury to their respective player not listed on their roster.

4. Other Matters
For matters not specifically covered by these rules, FIFA Laws Of The
Game shall be followed when reasonably applicable.

5. Eligibility:
Players must sign a CIS Soccer roster waiver to play in this league and to be eligible to be on the field or bench.
Out of state teams will need a travel permit to participate.
Players rostered on one team may not play on a roster for another team that they are registered for.

6. Substitution Procedure
Substitutions are on the fly and may occur on an unlimited basis. Both players must be within the touchline and no more than a yard from their bench area when the substitution is made. When both players are on the field neither player may touch the ball. Infringement of this procedure may incur warning (Yellow Card) from the official.

7. Referee and other Officials
The Referee(s) shall be responsible for control of the game. The referee’s decisions regarding control are FINAL. Timekeepers operate the time and scoreboard details, if available, under the Referee’s jurisdiction.

8. Tournament Standings
Scoring

WIN 6 points
TIE 3 points
SHUTOUT 1 point (0-0 will not count as a shutout)
GOALS SCORED 1 point for each, maximum 3 per game

Tie Breaker

In the event where Teams are tied in the standings after preliminary round, the following will be used to determine placing.

  1. Head to Head
  2. Fewest Goals Allowed
  3. Total Goals Scored (Max 6 per game)
  4. Most Wins to Tie Game
  5. Shootout.

Championship
* U16 Girls and U17/18 Boys division Champion will be the team that has the highest team points based on completion of all 4 games. If points are tied, Tie Breaker rules applies as per above.
Shootout – only remaining players that are playing when games end can participate in Shootout

Fouls and Misconduct
RED card results in ejection of player or coach.
All RED carded assessed will carry the following fines:

  1. Player for each incident - $70
  2. Coach for each incident - $200

In addition to the above fines, they will also serve a one game suspension. All RED card fines must be paid prior to the beginning of the next game else the player or coach will NOT be allowed to play or coach.

CIS reserves the right to expel anyone who uses vulgar language in a harming manner. This includes racial, ethnic, or religious comments. This behavior is intolerable and could result in permanent expulsion from the LBFH Soccer facility.

CIS also reserves the right to expel a player, parent or Coach from league play for gross violations of the laws of the game, the House, Rules, or damage to LBFH Soccer property.


RULES OF PLAY - TOURNAMENT:

Holiday Cup Tournament

These house rules are established with the primary objective of achieving the following:

  • Emphasize safety and fairness.
  • Provide maximum playing time for players
  • Maintain games on schedule
  • Serve as guiding principles for all Referees officiating

Guiding Principle

Our goal is to provide quality playing time for all players and teams in a safe, fair and competitive environment. In an effort to ensure fair competition Chicagoland Indoor Soccer will attempt to match appropriately competitive teams in each age group. Selection will be based upon team past performances as well as informational statistics obtained from their outdoor standings and results.

Emphasize safety and fairness.

  1. A player must not use equipment or wear anything which is dangerous to himself or another player (including any kind of jewelry).
  2. All basic compulsory playing equipment (jersey, shorts, shin guards, footwear, etc) as defined under Law 4 of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) Laws of the Game will apply.
  3. Please exercise courtesy to the teams that are playing. Teams are requested not to cause any distraction and are not allowed on the field unless it's their game. Please have a sense of urgency to begin your game.
  4. Before the game and after the game you can not be on the sidelines nor on or near the end zones.
  5. Pre game meetings must be in the bench areas, not on the fields.
  6. Parents and spectators are not allowed on the side.
  7. Teams are to leave the field of play immediately following their games.

Teams Playing:

  1. Teams should go to their bench. Home or Away. Home team is listed first.
  2. The Home team (listed first) must change to their alternate jersey if there is a conflict of color.

Rules:

Outdoor USSF rules apply except for the following modifications:

  1. Slide tackling the ball away from an opponent is illegal.
  2. Offside calls will be applied to all teams. An offside is called but only in the area 18 yards from the goal line. The top of the penalty box is 18 yards out from the goal line. Goalkeepers may slide in their own goalie box as long as it is not in a dangerous manner.
  3. Punting is allowed at The MAX for all ages.

Players
The maximum number of players on the field: ONE of the above must be a goalkeeper

U14-U18 (11 v 11)

Roster Sizes:

  • U13-U18 (18)

All Players must have a player card from their state organization. If player does not have an ILLINOIS YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION or ILLINOIS WOMEN'S SOCCER LEAGUE player card the respective coach will be liable for any injury to their respective player not listed on their roster.

To provide maximum playing time for players

Length of Games: Running Clock:

  1. The clock is a continuous 40 minute period. At the end of each game, the Referee will reset the time to 44 minutes and start the clock running. The Referee will officially start the game at the FORTY (40) minute mark as displayed on the time clock. Both teams may choose to start at any time before the 40 minute mark if they are ready. There is no half time break.
  2. Teams should be at the assigned field sidelines ahead of the scheduled game time. Please be ready to take the field the moment the previous game is done.
  3. Teams may have a 3-4 minute warm up time once you are on the field.
  4. In the case of an injury that delays play, the referee will indicate the game time if there is a time change.
  5. The clock MAY be stopped for serious injury only. The management reserves the right to terminate or reschedule any game that has a lengthy delay due to injury.
  6. At the conclusion of the game, teams may shake hands and expeditiously vacate the bench area to allow for the incoming teams keeping in mind that the clock for the next game is running down.

Eligibility:

  1. Players must sign a Chicagoland Indoor Soccer roster waiver to play in this tournament and to be eligible to be on the field or bench.
  2. Players rostered on one team may play on a roster for another team so long the player is not playing down their age bracket. A player may only play up the age bracket besides their current age bracket they are registered for.

Substitution Procedure

Substitutions are on the fly and may occur on an unlimited basis. Both players must be within the touchline and no more than a yard from their bench area when the substitution is made. When both players are on the field neither player may touch the ball.

Provide as guiding principles for all Referees officiating

Referee and other Officials

The Referee(s) shall be responsible for control of the game. The referee’s decisions regarding control are FINAL. Timekeepers operate the time and scoreboard details, if available, under the Referee’s jurisdiction.

Scoring

WIN - 3 points
TIE - 1 point
LOSS – 0 points for a loss or to a forfeited team and 3 points to team who showed up with 1 goal awarded.

Tie Breakers

In the event where Teams are tied in the standings, the following will be used to determine placing:

  1. Highest Goals Scored For (GF)
  2. Lowest Goals Scored Allowed (GA)
  3. Head to Head

Fouls and Misconduct

RED card results in ejection of player or coach.

All RED cards given, the player or coach will NOT be allowed to play or coach for the next game, or the remainder of the tournament. This will be determined by tournament official.

Chicagoland Indoor Soccer reserves the right to expel anyone who uses vulgar or abusive language. This includes racial, ethnic, or religious comments. This behavior is intolerable and could result in permanent expulsion from Chicagoland Indoor Soccer.

Chicagoland Indoor Soccer also reserves the right to expel a player, parent or Coach from tournament play for gross violations of the laws of the game, the House Rules, or damage to facility property.

Please enjoy the games but keep in mind its all for the kids to enjoy and have fun.