Field Dimensions: 40 yards long x 30 yards wide Goals: 4 feet wide x 6 feet tall
Law 1: A match is played by two teams, each consisting of not more than three players. There are NO goalkeepers. Only players on the roster may play.
Law 2: The referee is responsible for control of the game and his/her decisions regarding facts connected with play are final.
Law 3: The game shall be divided up into two equal periods of 15 minutes. There will be a 5 minute half time between the two periods.
Law 4: A flip of a coin decides which team will kick off. Each team must stay in its own half of the field and the defending players must be at least 6 yards from the ball when it is kicked. After a goal, the team scored upon will kick off. After halftime, the teams change ends and the kickoff will be taken by the opposite team to that which started the game.
Law 5: In the event of a tie between two teams after the game is complete, the game will be declared a tie.
Law 6: There is no offsides. Players must stay upright and "on their feet" and may not make contact with an opposing player.
Law 7: On any free kick including goal kicks (to be played by the goalkeepers hands) there is a 6 second rule. If the team awarded the kick does not play the ball in 6 seconds the other team will gain possession of the ball at the spot of the foul. A PK will be taken from the center of the field 8 yards from the goal. A PK will be awarded for fouls inside of the goal area.
Law 8: A player may be substituted on any dead ball. The referee must be made aware of a player being substituted.
Law 9: The ball shall be kicked into play from the sideline instead of thrown in. The ball is considered in play when the ball is touched with a foot and moves one full rotation.
Law 10: A goal may only be scored from a touch (offensive or defensive) within a team's offensive half of the field (Ball must be completely on the offensive half of the field: Can not be touching the midline). If a player in their defensive end kicks the ball across midline and the ball hits another player (offensive or defensive) and the ball goes in the goal, a goal will be awarded.
Law 11: a penalty kick Shall be awarded if, in the referee's opinion, a scoring opportunity was nullified by an infraction (the infraction does not automatically result in a red card). It is a direct kick taken from the center of the midfield line with all players behind the midfield line and the player taking the kick. This is a "deadball" kick. If a goal is not scored, the defense obtains possession with a goal kick.
Law 12: Deliberate handling of the ball that denies the opposing team a goal or an obvious goal scoring opportunity will result in the following: a penalty kick will be awarded & the player committing the foul will be sent off and shown a red card (at referee's discretion).
Law 13: Good sportsmanship is to prevail at all times. Coaches will be held responsible for the conduct of themselves, their players, players' parents and spectators.
Law 14: Players that receive two yellow cards in one game will result in a red card. (Please see Red card rule) Any player accumulating three yellow cards during a game will automatically be suspended for their next game (no exceptions).
Law 15: Referees have the right to eject a player or coach from the game for continual disobedience or as a result of an incident that warrants sending off. The team may then continue with their remaining two, three or four players, however, if the player receiving the red card was on the field of play, the team must complete the entire game a player short. The player receiving the red card will automatically be suspended for their next game (no exceptions). Players that are red carded need to leave the immediate playing area, including the fan and team areas. If a player is red carded for fighting, they will be ejected from the game and banned from returning for the remainder of the season.
Law 16: Referees have the right to eject a coach or parent from the game for continual disobedience or as a result of an incident that warrants ejection. Coaches or parents whom are ejected by the referee or tournament official must leave the field and area around the field before play will continue. If a coach or parent refuses to leave, the game may be forfeited in favor of the opposing team.
Law 17: All participants and spectators must also abide by all rules set forth by the city of ivins. No games will be protested after the completion of the game. The referee and tournament officials will have the final say on any disputes and will treat each situation in the fairest and most logical way.