Soccer Rules

Please bring your student ID with you, it is required in order to play.

Standard CASA rules will govern play (with the following exceptions).

  1. Each team consists of 6 players + goalie. Teams must have at least two of each gender on the field at all times for coed.
  2. Teams must have a minimum of 4 players plus a goalie to start the game. A 10 minute delay for games before a default is called.
  3. Default score is 2-0

General Rules

  1. Substitutions may be made freely during play as long as the player coming off comes off in the area of the team’s bench where the other player will come on. (Penalties may be assessed for illegal substitutions).
  2. Goalies cannot throw over half without it being touched by another player or bouncing first. Goalies must allow the ball to drop to the ground before kicking it out of their hands.
  3. Goalies are allowed four steps with the ball and five seconds to pass the ball, when handling the ball.
  4. Goalies – on any sliding save, the goalie must attempt to play the ball with hands, and make contact with the ball first. If not, it will be considered sliding, and penalized as such.
  5. Players must sign in names, student numbers, and pinnie number. Student cards must be presented each night.
  6. Playoffs: If it is a tie at the end of regulation that game will go straight to penalty shootout.  Three shooters will shoot and if it is still a tie after three shot, it will be sudden death shootout.  In coed, one of the first three shooters must be female and every other shooter in sudden death.
  7. Before substituting a goalie you must let the officials know.
  8. Substitutions for players is done on the fly at the teams bench

Penalties

  1. All minor infractions (eg. Handball, pushing etc.) will result in indirect free kicks
  2. Any fighting incident is an automatic red card, ejection from the game and will be handle by the Intramural Coordinator.
  3. Any team displaying constant rough type of play may be ejected from the league.
  4. NO sliding allowed, two minute penalty and a free kick (indirect) will result.
  5. Free kicks for any of 10 offenses are indirect. (Kicking, tripping, jumping, pushing, charging, holding, handling, striking, spitting, charging from behind.) 3 yards must be given for all indirect free kicks. These offenses, depending on the severity, may also result in a yellow or red card.
  6. Penalty kicks are taken from approximately 11 yards from goal for an intentional handball in the crease or a foul that directly stops a goal (referee’s discretion).
  7. If a player receives 2 yellow cards in one game, they are out for the remainder of the game
  8. Penalty kicks are taken from approximately 10 yards from the goal for an intentional handball in the crease or other foul directly stopping a goal (referee discretion)

Officials

  1. All decisions of the official of final!
  2. Only the captain may address an official. When addressing an official, the captain is expected to be courteous. The penalty for any other player addressing an official or directing remarks at him will be 5 minutes.
  3. Verbal abuse of an official will result in a red card, ejection from the game and a minimum 1-game suspension.
  1. Games are played with 4 players and a goalie. Teams must have at least two of each gender on the field at all times for coed. To start teams must have a minimum of 3 players plus a goalie to begin a game (At least two of the players must be female). (5 min default unless captain agrees; max 10 min delay.)
  2. A ball striking overhead objects (eg. basketball nets) or trapped in the alcoves results in turnover and free kick (indirect).
  3. The ball is dead if it goes behind the net, and is the goalies ball
  4. Default score is 4-0

General Rules

  1. Substitutions may be made freely during play as long as the player coming off comes off in the area of the team’s bench where the other player will come on. (Penalties may be assessed for illegal substitutions).
  2. Goalies cannot throw over half without it being touched by another player or bouncing first. Goalies must allow the ball to drop to the ground before kicking it out of their hands.
  3. Goalies are allowed four steps with the ball and five seconds to pass the ball, when handling the ball.
  4. Goalies – on any sliding save, the goalie must attempt to play the ball with hands, and make contact with the ball first. If not, it will be considered sliding, and penalized as such.
  5. Players must sign in names, student numbers, and pinnie number. Student cards must be presented each night.
  6. Playoffs: If it is a tie at the end of regulation that game will go straight to penalty shootout.  Three shooters will shoot and if it is still a tie after three shot, it will be sudden death shootout.  In coed, one of the first three shooters must be female and every other shooter in sudden death.
  7. Before substituting a goalie you must let the officials know.
  8. Substitutions for players is done on the fly at the teams bench

Penalties

  1. All minor infractions (eg. Handball, pushing etc.) will result in indirect free kicks
  2. Any fighting incident is an automatic red card, ejection from the game and will be handle by the Intramural Coordinator.
  3. Any team displaying constant rough type of play may be ejected from the league.
  4. NO sliding allowed, two minute penalty and a free kick (indirect) will result.
  5. Free kicks for any of 10 offenses are indirect. (Kicking, tripping, jumping, pushing, charging, holding, handling, striking, spitting, charging from behind.) 3 yards must be given for all indirect free kicks. These offenses, depending on the severity, may also result in a yellow or red card.
  6. Penalty kicks are taken from approximately 11 yards from goal for an intentional handball in the crease or a foul that directly stops a goal (referee’s discretion).
  7. If a player receives 2 yellow cards in one game, they are out for the remainder of the game
  8. Penalty kicks are taken from approximately 10 yards from the goal for an intentional handball in the crease or other foul directly stopping a goal (referee discretion)

Officials

  1. All decisions of the official of final!
  2. Only the captain may address an official. When addressing an official, the captain is expected to be courteous. The penalty for any other player addressing an official or directing remarks at him will be 5 minutes.
  3. Verbal abuse of an official will result in a red card, ejection from the game and a minimum 1-game suspension.