RULES FOR MEN’S AND COED INDOOR SOCCER AT COMPETE INDOOR SPORTS
Format – 7 v 7
Game duration – Two (2) 22-min halves
Overtime – No overtime during regular season. PK’s in playoffs if tied after regulation
Referee Fees – $30/game. Each Team pays half of the fee, including during playoffs.
Players – Men’s league minimum 4 players. Coed Leagues must have at least 1 female player and at least 1 male player, and no more than 5 male players. Substitutions on the fly.
Equipment – All players must wear shin guards. No casts allowed. Cleats allowed (must be safe) No wrist bands, no watches, fit bits (or other electronics allowed ONLY if completely covered) Referee has the final decision as to what is safe/allowed
Sliding – NO sliding of any type, except GK inside PA while making a save. Restart with DFK or PK.
Kick Off – May be played in any direction. A goal cannot be scored directly from a Kick Off.
Touchline restart – Throw-in
Ceiling restart – IFK under spot where ball hit ceiling. If inside PA bring it out to PA line.
Goalie throws – Goalie must throw the ball in play. No punting, no drop kicking. A Goalie throw must always hit the ground or a player before it crosses the halfway line. A goal cannot be scored directly from a Goalie throw.
Goal Kicks – Goal Kicks must be taken from any point within the Goal Area. A Goal Kick taken by the Goalie must hit the ground or any player before it crosses the halfway line. A Goal Kick taken by a player different from the Goalie may go over the halfway line without restrictions. A goal cannot be scored directly from a Goal Kick.
Corners – A goal may be scored directly from a Kick Off.
Blue Caution: 2-min temporary dismissal.
Dismissed player or substitute may return after opponent scores or time expires, whichever occurs first.
Yellow Caution: 4-min temp dismissal.
Dismissed player or substitute may return only after time expired.
Red send off: 6-min permanent dismissal.
Dismissed player does not return and must leave the premises, substitute enters only after time expires. Dismissed player may be subject to suspension and other penalties.