In order to be eligible to play every player has to sign the
Norcal Athletics roster/liability waiver
Every team has to wear their assigned color
according to schedule or a team uniform.
Light= all white shirts
Dark= dark blue/black shirts
Games are scheduled to start on time with a running clock, if a team does
not have a min.of 5 players after 5 min. of the scheduled game time
the game results into a forfeit.
Every team has to bring their own game ball
2 forfeits result into
the disqualification for the playoffs.
Referees are not required to officiate forfeits
Seats are based on standings, first tie breaker is goal difference,
followed by head-to-head comparison.
2 guest players within the league are allowed, however the opposing team can protest
their eligibility. No guest players are allowed in the playoffs.
8 week season includes 1 week of playoffs, either 5 weeks of group play and weeks of cross divisional play or only divisional play depending on the number of teams in each division
Min. of 5 men to start
FIFA Rules with the following exceptions:
No slide tackling, no off side
Shin-guards and soccer socks are required!
Substitution only with ref approval
No fast start at shot on goal
Yellow card offenses:
sub without ref approval
5min. out of the game, no substitution
Red card Offenses:
Out of the game and the next
guilty of serious foul or play
guilty of violent conduct
spits at an opponent or any other person carries a min. 2 game suspension
denies the opposing team a goal or an obvious goal scoring
opportunity by deliberately handling the ball
denies an obvious goal scoring opportunity
uses offensive, or insulting or abusive language and or gestures
receives a second caution in the same match