Edmonton Polar Cup

Dec 27 to Dec 29, 2018

Non-Boarded Rules

Non-Boarded Rules

U9 and U11 POLAR CUP INDOOR RULES Edmonton Soccer Dome

U9 and U11 Soccer are governed by FIFA/IFAB Laws of the Game http://theifab.com/laws. All relevant Tournament rules apply.

Law 1 The Field of Play

The field size is determined by facility used and marked accordingly.

Law 2 The Ball- The game ball shall be size 4

Law 3 The Players

U9 and U11 - A match is played by two teams, each with a maximum of 7 players; one must be the goalkeeper. A match may not start or continue if either team has fewer than 5 players on the field. Unlimited substitutions shall be allowed.

Law 5 The Referee

The Referee Assignor will assign two ASA registered Referee for each scheduled game. Games can proceed with 1 official

Law 7 The Duration of the Match

A match lasts for two equal halves of 25 minutes each. There is no allowance for time lost. Teams must have the minimum number of players (see Law 3) by ten (10) minutes after the scheduled game time. A game shall be declared valid if, in the referee's estimation, at least 2/3 of the game has lapsed. 1, 1 minute time out may be taken at any point in the game.

Law 9 The Ball in and out of Play

The ball is out of play when it touches the ceiling. Restart: Throw-in to the opponents of the player who last touched the ball, at the touchline closest to where the ball touched the ceiling.

Law 11 Offside

U9-There are no offside offences (retreat line in effect on Goal kicks)

U11- Off Side at the 1/3rd mark.

Law 12 Fouls and Misconduct

U9- No Cards are to be shown. Referee may instruct the coach to substitute a player who has committed an infraction.

U11-All yellow and red card offences are to be recorded by the referee on the applicable game sheet. No further discipline is applied. Spitting on the field is a sending off offense. (Team is not reduced in numbers on the field). No further discipline is applied. If a player is given two yellows or a Red card they are not to play for the rest of the game. At no time do teams play shorthanded.

Law 13 Free Kicks

Until the ball is in play all opponents must remain at least 5 yards from the ball, unless they are on their own goal line between the goalposts. (Indirect and Direct kicks apply)

Law 16 Goal Kick- Retreat Line

At the taking of a goal kick, all players from the opposing team will retreat back behind the line (marked by painted line or cones) at the defensive 1/3 mark of the field, which will also be known as the retreat line. Players from the opposing team may not pass the retreat line until the ball has left the goal kick area or 5 seconds. If an opposing player passes the retreat line before the ball is deemed in play, then the goal kick will be retaken.

U13 POLAR CUP INDOOR RULES Edmonton Soccer Dome 7 vs 7

U13 indoor non- boarded soccer is governed by http://theifab.com/laws . For administrative rules please see tournament rules.

Law 1 The Field of Play

The field size is determined by facility used and marked accordingly.

Law 3 The Players

A Match is played by two teams, each with a maximum of:

• 7 players one must be the goalkeeper.

There is a maximum of twenty (20) players may be dressed by each team in any game. Unlimited substitutions shall be allowed.

No players may be added or alterations made to the game sheet after the commencement of the second half.

Law 5 The Referee

Two ASA registered Referee for each scheduled game will be assigned. Games may proceed with 1 official.

Law 7 The Duration of the Match

A match lasts for two equal halves of 25 minutes There is no allowance for time lost. Teams must have the 5 of players ten (10) minutes after the scheduled game time. A game shall be declared valid if, in the referee's estimation, at least 2/3 of the game has lapsed. 1, 1 minute time out is allowed to be taken at any time during the match.

Law 9 The Ball in and out of Play

The ball is out of play when it touches the ceiling. Restart: Throw-in to the opponents of the player who last touched the ball, at the touchline closest to where the ball touched the ceiling.

Law 11-Off Sides

Off Side will be at half as per FIFA rules.

Law 12 Fouls and Misconduct

Players receiving 2 yellow or 1 red will play short handed and depending on the incident will sit 1 or more games. Receiving a red card is an automatic 1 game suspension.

Spitting on the field is a sending off offense. (Team is not reduced in numbers on the field). No further discipline is applied.

Law 13 Free Kicks

Until the ball is in play all opponents must remain at least 5 yards from the ball, unless they are on their own goal line between the goalposts. Indirect and Direct kicks apply (outdoor rules)

The Goalkeeper:

The goalkeeper can use hands anywhere inside the penalty area and is allowed to kick or throw the ball past half.


Polar Cup U15-U19 9 vs 9 Edmonton Soccer Dome

U15-U19 indoor boardless soccer is governed by FIFA/IFAB Laws of the Game http://theifab.com/laws with the following modifications and competition rules for the indoor game. For administrative rules please see tournament rules.

Law 1 The Field of Play

The field size is determined by the facility used and marked accordingly.

Law 3 The Players

A Match is played by two teams, each with a maximum of:

• 9 players one must be the goalkeeper.

There is a maximum of twenty (20) players may be dressed by each team in any game. Unlimited substitutions shall be allowed.

No players may be added or alterations made to the game sheet after the commencement of the second half.

Law 5 The Referee

Two ASA registered Referee for each scheduled game will be assigned. Games may proceed with 1 official.

Law 7 The Duration of the Match

A match lasts for two equal halves of 25 minutes There is no allowance for time lost. Teams must have a minimum of 6 players 2 start the game. A game shall be declared valid if, in the referee's estimation, at least 2/3 of the game has lapsed. 1, 1 minute time out is allowed to be taken anytime during the match.

Law 9 The Ball in and out of Play

The ball is out of play when it touches the ceiling. Restart: Throw-in to the opponents of the player who last touched the ball, at the touchline closest to where the ball touched the ceiling.

Law 11-Off Sides

Off Side will be at half as per FIFA rules.

Law 12 Fouls and Misconduct

Players receiving 2 yellow or 1 red will play short handed and depending on the incident will sit 1 or more games. Receiving a red card is an automatic 1 game suspension.

Spitting on the field is a sending off offense. (Team is not reduced in numbers on the field). No further discipline is applied.

Law 13 Free Kicks

Until the ball is in play all opponents must remain at least 5 yards from the ball, unless they are on their own goal line between the goalposts. Indirect and Direct kicks apply (outdoor rules)

The Goalkeeper:

The Goalkeeper can use their hands inside the penalty area and is allowed to kick or throw the ball past half.