The tournament will be played to 7-?a-?side FIFA laws with no offside. The back pass rule will apply.
All free kicks are direct and the opponents must be at least 5 metres from the ball (3 metres for corners). A goal can be scored directly from the centre kick.
4 points for a win / 2 for a draw / 1 for a loss -? mercy rule starts at 6 goals. In the case of points-?He in the pool/league, the order will be decided by 1. Head to head result 2. Goal difference 3. Goals for 4. Penaltes (see below)
There will be rolling subsHtuHons, which must take place from the halfway line with the acknowledgement of the referee. The player must leave the field before the subsHtute can enter play. Maximum 5 substitutions per game.
U10 games 2×15 with 5 minutes half Hme U13 games 2×20 minutes with 5 minutes half Hme O14 games 2×25 minutes with 5 minutes half time Teams must be on the pitch ready to play as scheduled for the kick off time. Teams 5 minutes late will forfeit the game.
Player Ages and Categories:
- U10 players must be 8,9 or 10 years old as of January 1st, 2013
- U13 players must be 11,12 or 13 years old as of January 1st, 2013
- Over 14 players must be 14,15,16 or 17 as of January 1st, 2013
Any player receiving a red card will miss the next game. Two red cards will see a player expelled from the tournament. The Organising Committee reserves the right to make a final decision on any aspect of the rules.
* Please note that all schools participating in the league will need to have insurance for their players. The Organising Committee is not is not liable for any injury or loss of property that may occur during this League.