PRIMARY SOCCER RULES

MATCH TIMES

  • Primary A 8.30 a.m.
  • Primary B 9.30 a.m.
  • Year 6 variable - to fit in with ground allocation
  • Year 5A 10.30 a.m.
  • Year 5B 4.00 pm Friday - earlier start if possible – e.g. 3.45 p.m. schools to negotiate

Please note at times these game times will vary due to ground availability

Matches to be of 50 minute duration - half time to be no more than 5 minutes.

REFEREES

The home team is responsible for supplying and paying for a competent referee.

NOTIFICATION OF GROUND OR FIXTURE CHANGES

The Executivre Officer should be informed as soon as possible, of any change, forfeits or cancellations. Preferably no later than the Wednesday in the week of competition.

BALLS

· Primary teams to use a size 4 ball

· Home team to supply a ball of match play standard

INTERCHANGE AND SUBSTITUTION

· At all levels up to FOUR interchange players may be used.

· This may be modified by agreement between coaches to allow the maximum number to play.

· Only players not in the starting eleven of a team may play in B games.

· Any changes to this may be by negotiation between coaches only.

DURATION OF MATCHES

· Primary A 2 x 30 mins

· All other grades 2 x 25 mins

· Any variation should be only by agreement between coaches and referee.

REPORTED PLAYERS

· A player who is sent from the field by the Referee for a reportable offence (red card)

can only return at the Referee’s discretion. A replacement is not permitted.

· A player sent off in the first half shall not return until half time (as a minimum)

· A player sent off in the second half shall NOT return.

· At the conclusion of the game, the Referee must complete a report card (provided by coached)

stating the reason for the report.

· This card must be forwarded to the Principal of the School of the reported player by the Players Coach.

MEDICAL KIT

· The host school is responsible for supplying a medical kit or has one available.

· It is suggested that each team should carry a small first aid kit.

MODIFIED RULES FOR PRIMARY TEAMS

Primary teams should take corners from the corner of the Penalty Box.

Last Update: 22/05/2015
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