All games will be Professionally Refereed and all players must be registered with Tennessee Soccer before they will be allowed on the field.
Team Rosters will be checked prior to each match.
In order to register a team, a captain must have a minimum of 14 players, although more would be wise.
We will use a points systems for overall standings, with 3 points awarded for a win, 1 for a tie, and 0 for a loss. Head to head wins will be the next tie breaker, and then goal differential.
ALL FIFA rules apply, except for the following:
Keeper can not punt ball in the air past midfield without touching a player. Re-start is indirect keep at midfield.
Goal kicks can not go in the air past midfield without touching a player. Re-start is indirect keep at midfield.
Substitutions are unlimited. Substitutions are allowed at any stoppage of play (with permission of referee). Substitutes should be at midfield when play is stopped.
Slide tackling is not allowed, except for the keeper (within the penalty area). Re-start is indirect free kick.
Defensive players must be at least 6 yards from spot of kick. Penalty kicks will be taken from 8 yards.
Each half will be 35 minutes.
Format of games is 8 v 8
All matches will be played on Sundays.
Ice chests and picnic lunches are encouraged for all matches. Relax and watch other matches, just plan on taking home anything that you bring with you.