CCSA End of season tournament Rules and Regulations
Official Rosters and Medical Releases: Must be with coach during all games. Field Marshalls will check rosters before game time. Only rostered coaches will be permitted to coach.
Home Team: Team listed on top of the bracket is considered home team. Home team must change in case of color conflict.
Coin Toss: Both teams will have equipment checked, be given pre-game instructions, and shake hands at midfield. Captains will then stay for coin toss.
Forfeit: A match will be considered a forfeit if a team is more than 5 minutes late for a scheduled match. A forfeited game is recorded as a 1-0 game. A minimum of 9 is required to start a U14 & U12 game. Minimum of 7 for U11 games. Minimum of 6 for U-9&10. Minimum of 4 for U-7&8. Any team intentionally forfeiting a game will be barred from the tournament next year.
Playing Times: U-7 & U-8 10 minute quarters 1 minute break 5 minute half time
U-9 to U-12 15 minute quarters 1 minute break 5 minute half time
U-14 35 minute halves 8 minute half time
Player/Coach Ejections: Red carded players/coaches are automatically disqualified for the next scheduled match. The Tournament Committee shall decide if further suspension is warranted. Their decision is final.
NO Tiebreakers see Tiebreaker RULES.
Substitution: Reg. Season rules apply. Players are required to receive ½ game of playing time over the course of the match with the exception of injuries.
Protests: Protests made during a game must be presented in writing with a $50.00 fee immediately following the disputed game. The protest and fee should be given to the District Representative or person in charge at that facility. Finals games must have the $50.00 fee in hand. The protest will be decided on the spot. The Tournament Committee will decide all protests. Fee is NON-REFUNDABLE if you lose the protest.
Inclement Weather: Regardless of weather conditions, coaches and their teams must appear on the field, ready to play as scheduled. Failure to appear will result in forfeiture of the game as outlined above. Only the referee or Tournament Director can cancel or postpone a game. In the event of severe weather or poor field conditions, the Tournament Committee has the authority to change the duration of games or facility and decide the outcome of any suspended games (e.g. replay from where suspended or replay in entirety).
Rescheduling Games: No games will be rescheduled unless affected by inclement weather. The Tournament Director with the help of the Tournament Committee will reschedule any games affected by severe weather. The tournament schedule and availability of referees are the determining factors for rescheduling, not the personal desires of each team. Your game may be bumped to a different time slot or facility if you are playing a team who had a reschedule due to inclement weather. BE FLEXIBLE!!
Tournament Committee: This three person committee has the authority to decide any protests, ejections, outcome of suspended games, or other unresolved disputes during the entire tournament. All decisions of the Tournament Committee are final.
PLEASE REPORT SCORE TO THE PERSON IN CHARGE AT THE FACILITY YOU ARE PLAYING AT. THEY ARE THE ONLY ONES TO UPDATE THE TOURNAMENT BRACKET. THE PERSON IN CHARGE AT THE FACILITY NEEDS TO CONTACT TRACY via E-mail THE NIGHT OF.