To be acknowledged as providers of team and fair play, skill development and to encourage fun and fitness for life.
Soccer Rules to Note:
There will absolutely bepermitted.Players caught wearing jewellery will be asked to leave the field until the jewellery is removed completely. They will not be allowed to play until this has been done to the referee's satisfaction.
GUM CHEWING IS NOT ALLOWED ON THE FACILITY AT ANY TIME.
SPITTING IS NOT ALOUD ON THE PLAYING SURFACE AND WILL BE PUNISHED ACCORDINGLY BY THE REFEREE.
No outdoor soccer cleats will be allowed on the playing surface.
Waterbottles must be plastic, glass is not permitted within the playing facility.
U6, U8 and U10 are considered "mini field soccer". They will play on smaller fields, seperated by drop down dividers on the large field. These fields will be 1/3 the size of the full field. These games will be played with 4 players plus 1 Goal keeper per team on the floor at a time. Players will change "on the fly".
U12, U15 and U18 are considered "full field soccer". These games will be played with 6 players plus 1 Goal keeper per team. Players will change "on the fly". Players must substitute no more then 1 meter from their own team's bench.
All games will be played as one 40 minute period. There will not be a half time break.
EQUIPMENT: All players must wear shin guards which are to be completely covered by socks. All players are to wear dark coloured athletic shorts or sweat pants. Players will be provided with a team shirt, which they must wear in order to play.
Scores and Standings will not be kept for the U6,U8,U10,U12 as part of the OSA's new Long Term Player Development program. Also, as part of the same OSA guidelines, only the U15 and U18 divisions will have playoffs at the end of their season.
There will be no sliding at any times on the playing surface.
Any actions deemed dangerous by a player to the other players, to the facility, or to themselves will be sanctioned by the referee accordingly. This may include the player receiving a yellow or red card, and may include the player being asked to leave the facility.
A player being ejected from the game for their conduct, may receive further discipline in the form of a suspension and/or a fine.