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Welcome to the 2014 Coerver Michigan 5v5 Cup


Rules for the 2014 Coerver Michigan 5v5 Cup

Guiding principle for the Tournament is to keep it fast, fun and fair!

Divisions:
Boys U9 - U18
Girls U9 - U18
Men’s Open
Women’s Open

Roster:
8 player rosters - 6 minimum
Rosters are frozen after check in
5 players on the field with 1 designated as GK in a GK uniform.

Field Size:
36 x 48 – All ages

Goal Size:
9’10 x 6’7 (Futsal size)

Scoring:
1 point for goals scored inside the shooting line.
2 points for goals scored from outside shooting line.
Kick in for ball out of play where ball went out
Yellow card = 2 minute penalty. Return to full squad if opponents score.
Red card = Player out of Game. 5 minute penalty. Team must play short for full 5 minutes.
Double yellow cards miss next game.
Double red card expelled from tournament.
Free substitution from half line
Restart kick-ins from goal area
No offsides

Games:
30 minute games, 5 minute half time
3 game minimum guarantee

Tournament Format:
Teams play in qualifying pool group.
Team can advance to knockout stages by winning group or being a placeholder
3 points for win, 1 point for tie, 0 points for loss

Tie Breakers:
In case of tie, winner decided by head to head record
If still tied, decided by best goal differential (max 5 per game)
If still tied, team with most goals
If still tied, penalty kick shootout to decide
If knockout stage game is tied after regulation, 5 minutes golden goal
If stll tied, penalty kick shootout to decide

Penalty Kick Shootout:
Kicker starts at the half line, Goalkeeper on the goal line
Referee signals start with a blow of the whistle
Kicker has 5 seconds to shoot the ball, no rebounds
Goal is awarded if ball passes the goal line, shot must have occurred before the 5 second rule
5 shooters followed by 1, 1, 1
Team leading after 5 kicks wins
If tied after 5, go to golden goal thereafter
If tied after 8 kicks, return to shooter #1

Fouls:
FIFA rules apply

Off-Sides:
No Off-Sides

Throw-Ins:
Are indirect kick-ins

Corner Kick:
Are direct

Goal Kicks:
Are indirect

Fouls:
Fouls outside shooting line are direct, fouls inside shooting line are indirect

Defensive Walls:
8 yards from spot of ball

Goalkeepers:
Pass backs cannot be picked up by the GK

Sportsmanship:
Violent or dangerous play or foul and abusive language is carded

Rosters:
Cannot be changed after check in. Teams violating this policy will forfeit game(s) in question in group stage and automatically sent to consolation bracket if in knockout stage.

Substitutes:
May enter the game at will from the half line, exiting player must be within 1 yard of the half line

Playoffs:
Any ties after regulation time will be settled by 5 minutes of sudden death

Protests:
All decisions on the field will be made by the referee. All protests should be directed to the tournament director within 30 minutes of end of game.

The Tournament Director:
Has the final decision in any dispute or conflict



 


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