Rules & Regulations

It is the responsibility of each team to know the Rules and Regulations of the Tournament

 

Please click here for a printable version of the 2014 Children's Hospital Tournament Rules and Regulations.

 

LAWS OF THE GAME

All matches shall be played in accordance with the WYSA Rules and Regulations governing outdoor soccer unless otherwise detailed within this document. The rules and regulations for outdoor soccer can be found on the WYSA website under Coaches & Volunteers.

 

TEAM ELIGIBILITY

U9 – U12 Boys and Girls – Recreational and Developmental Teams

U13 – U18 Boys and Girls – Recreational Teams

All participating teams must be registered with their Provincial, State, or National Association.

All teams from outside of Manitoba must have proof of their governing Association’s permission to travel.

 

AGE ELIGIBILITY

U18 Players born on or after January 01, 1996

U17 Players born on or after January 01, 1997

U16 Players born on or after January 01, 1998

U15 Players born on or after January 01, 1999

U14 Players born on or after January 01, 2000

U13 Players born on or after January 01, 2001

U12 Players born on or after January 01, 2002

U11 Players born on or after January 01, 2003

U10 Players born on or after January 01, 2004

U9 Players born on or after January 01, 2005

 

ROSTER SIZES

All roster sizes must be in accordance with WYSA League Rules, which are:

U9 – U10:          Maximum 12 players (6v6)

U11 – U12:        Maximum 14 players (U11: 8v8; U12 9v9)

U13 – U18:        Maximum 18 players (11v11)

 

GUEST PLAYERS

A maximum of three (3) guest players are allowed per team in accordance with WYSA Guest Player Rules (Article 4.1). All guest players must complete the Children’s Hospital Tournament Guest Player Form. All players must be registered players for the 2014 outdoor season and can only guest on teams within their own District.

 

In addition, for this tournament only, all teams are allowed to use “parallel” guest players (i.e. teams can accept guest players from another team in their same age group and league division) as long as the original team of the guest player(s) is not in the tournament. Players can only participate on one (1) team in the 2014 Children’s Hospital Tournament.

 

All guest player forms must be submitted to the WYSA Office by May 26th, 2014 and no guest players shall be added after this date without the consent of the Organizing Committee. 

 

TEAM ROSTERS

All team rosters should be entered online during the registration process. Please enter your TEAM ID which is found in the upper right hand corner of your WYSA Approved Roster. Teams that do not complete this requirement online are required to submit a league roster to the WYSA Office no later than MAY 26th, 2014.

 

DURATION OF GAMES / DETERMINING A WINNER

DURATION OF GAMES: ROUND ROBIN, QUARTER-FINALS & SEMI-FINALS

U 9 – U 12 – 2 x 25 minutes halves

U13 – U18 – 2 x 30 minute halves

Any match that must be played to a resolution and is tied at the end of regular time, the winner shall be decided by taking of kicks from the penalty mark, in accordance with the FIFA Laws of the Game.

 

DURATION OF GAMES: FINALS

U9 – U12 – 2 x 30 minute halves

U13 – U14 – 2 x 35 minute halves

U15 – U18 – 2 x 40 minute halves

 

EXTRA TIME (FINALS ONLY)

U9 – U12

Extra time shall consist of 2 x 5 minute halves. If still tied at the end of extra time, the winner shall be decided by taking of kicks from the penalty mark, in accordance with the FIFA Laws of the Game. If extra time is played, it shall be played to its entirety (no golden goal).

 

U13 – U18

Extra time shall consist of 2 x 10 minute halves. If still tied at the end of extra time, the winner shall be decided by taking of kicks from the penalty mark, in accordance with the FIFA Laws of the Game. If extra time is played, it shall be played to its entirety (no golden goal).

 

PROCEDURE FOR KICKS FROM THE PENALTY MARK

(a)   Best of five (5) alternating kicks from the penalty mark to decide the winner.

(b)   Only the players who are on the field of play at the end of the match, which included extra time where appropriate, are eligible to take kicks from the penalty mark.

(c)   A goal keeper who is injured while kicks are being taken from the penalty mark and is unable to continue as goalkeeper may be replaced by a substitute. If still drawn after the five (5) kicks from the mark, teams will then take one kick each until the draw is resolved (each team will use the players who did not participate in the first five kicks).

 

DETERMINATION OF GROUP WINNERS

Each team will be awarded four (4) points for a win and one (1) point for a tie. At the end of Round Robin play, the group winner will be the team with the most points accumulated by wins/ties in their group. In the event of a tie, group winners shall be determined by applying, in order, the following procedures until the tie is broken:

a) Most points (W/T) in all group matches

b) Most points in matches (W/T) among the tied teams (Head to Head but applicable with 3 or more teams tied)

c) Head to head result (not applicable if 3 or more teams tied)

d) Greater total goal difference (goals for minus goals against with a maximum of five (5) goal difference per match)

e) Least goals against (maximum of five (5) goals against per match)

f)  Most wins

g) Most goals for (maximum of five (5) per game)

h) Kicks from the penalty mark in accordance with FIFA Laws of the Game. Time and date to be determined by the Organizing Committee and could be as soon as after the group’s last round robin match.

***The procedure must be followed in the above-listed order. In the instance of three or more teams are tied on points, and one team has been appropriately placed, continue through the tie breaking procedure for the  remaining teams at the point in which the appropriate number of team(s) have advanced through the process..***

 

DISCIPLINE

Any player or team official ordered from the field by the referee for misconduct shall not participate in the tournament until the tournament disciplinarian has ruled.

*Any player/team official who is not able to serve their suspension in the 2014 Tournament is required to serve the balance of the suspension in WYSA League play. Teams not participating in the WYSA League will be reported to their Provincial/State Association.

 

Cautions

i. Any player receiving three (3) cautions in three separate games shall receive a one (1) game suspension, which will be served in the next scheduled game.*

ii. Any player dismissed for two (2) cautionable offenses in a game shall receive a one (1) game suspension, which will be served in the next scheduled game.*

 

Dismissals

i. All ejections of players will be reported by the referee in writing to the tournament disciplinarian within one (1) hour following the end of the game.

ii. All ejections carry am automatic one (1) game suspension, which must be served in the next scheduled game.

iii. Team coaches must attend the field headquarters thirty (30) minutes prior to the start of their next game, following the ejection, at which time they will be informed of any additional suspension.

 

Dismissal Offenses

i. Players guilty of committing acts of violent conduct or serious foul play will be suspended for a minimum of two (2) games. The suspension may be extended if the Disciplinarian determines the circumstances warrant such action.

ii. Players found guilty of using foul language shall be suspended for a minimum of one (1) game. The suspension may be extended if the circumstances warrant such action.

iii. Any of the above acts directed towards game officials will result in the mandatory suspensions plus additional suspensions as determined by the Disciplinarian.

iv. Any team official ejected from the game by the referee shall be suspended until such time the tournament disciplinarian has rendered a decision. This applies to ejections before, during, or following a game.

v. In cases of team supporters interfering with a game or causing control problems for the game officials, the referee will terminate the game and will report to the Organizing Committee immediately.

vi. Bench control and supporter control is the responsibility of the team management.

vii. Coaches who withdraw their team from the field will be subject to severe disciplinary action.

viii. The Disciplinarian will deal all disciplinary matters. 

 

UNIFORMS/EQUIPMENT

All players must wear a number of the back of their jersey. Each player shall have a different number and that number must coincide with the player’s name and number as indicated on the game sheet. In the event that team colors clash, the Home Team must change colors or wear pinnies. The Home Team will be indicated as the first team on the schedule.

 

All jewelry (rings, necklaces, wrist bands, earrings, hair clips, etc.) must be removed. Medical braces and/or cast must be securely padded and checked by the Referee prior to the kick-off. Medical bracelets must be taped but leaving the medical information clearly visible.

 

If undergarments/shorts are worn, the color of the undergarment/short must be the same main color as the sleeve/shorts

 

TEAM BENCH

As per WYSA rules, both teams and team officials will be placed on one side of the field with all other spectators on the opposite side.

 

SUBSTITUTIONS

Unlimited substitutions.

All substitutes must enter the field of play at center field and only with the referee’s permission.

 

REFEREES

All officials in the tournament are members by the MSRA and WYSA Districts. Please remember to treat them with RESPECT. WYSA will not tolerate any verbal or physical abuse or intimidation of Referees.

 

PROTESTS

Protests, which can be filed only by a team official listed on the teams’ roster, must be in writing and must be accompanied by a fee of fifty dollars ($50.00). Protests must be delivered to the field headquarters within thirty minutes of the completion of the game, which led to the protest. Points of fact during a match (referee calls) cannot be protested.

 

GAMESHEETS

For games not played at the John Blumberg Sportsplex, please leave the WHITE copy with the Referee. Games played at the Blumberg Sportsplex are to be submitted to the Referee, who should in turn submit the WHITE copy to WYSA.

 

 

GOOD LUCK TO ALL AND ENJOY THE 2014 CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL TOURNAMENT

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