SAM Soccer Discovery Cup
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Rules

  • GAME LENGTH: Two twenty-five (25) minute halves. Five (5) minute halftime. If score is tied at the end of regulation, score remains tied. No overtime. Games must start on time.
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  • FORMAT: 8 v 8 (including goalkeeper). A game may start with a minimum of five players. If a team does not have enough players to start the game, the clock will start on time. A team must start the game at the scheduled starting time if the minimum number of players is present. If, after 10 minutes, a team does not have enough players to start the game, the game will be cancelled.

  • CARDS/VIOLATIONS: If a player or coach is red carded (ejected) from a game, the minimum penalty will be sitting out the next scheduled game. If a spectator is ejected or asked to leave the game site, the minimum penalty will be a suspension of at least the next two (2) scheduled contests.

  • ROSTER SIZE: Maximum is 18. (Only one spectator per player may attend game. All spectators must wear masks.) All players must complete an electronic Health Check and Waiver form before they can participate in any league game. (See above for link to the form and how and when forms must be submitted.) Rosters can be turned into the field supervisor or emailed to msfforms@mdsoccerplex.org. Players can be added at any point during the season but must be reported to the field supervisor prior to the match. Any player added to a roster on game day must have completed an electronic Health Check and Waiver form within the time frame indicated above. 

  • HOME & AWAY TEAMS: The home team (first team listed on the schedule) is responsible for providing a size 5 ball for each league game.

  • JERSEYS: Teams are required to have both a colored and white shirt available at every league game. Home team must change in the event of a color conflict. (It is NOT necessary to have unique numbers on each jersey.)

  • SUBSITUTIONS: No subs on the fly. Must be made at midfield upon approval of referee.

  • OFFSIDES: There are no offsides.

  • STANDINGS/AWARDS: No standings will be kept and no post season awards will be given.

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