- Free Kick - players must be 10ft away from the erson kicking the ball and cannot step forward until the ball is kicked.
- If the ball crosses the line of the goal, it is a goal.
- On a 3 line free kick a player can put the ball anywhere on the line.
- Free kick from outside the arena must be within 3ft of the wall.
- If a shot is taken and it deflects off the goalie, ot the goalie hits the ball in, it is a goal.
- Substitutions must be made within 3ft of the wall before the other player is allowed to take the field.
- No players are allowed to sit or stand on the arena wall. If the ball hits one of these players it is an automatic 2-minute penalty.
- If a sub is on the field and touches the ball before the person they are going in for is off the field it is a 2-minute penalty.
- A shot must go in before time expires.
- When the ball hits the ceiling, it will go striaght down from where it hit the ceiling.
- A goalie cannot pick up the ball if it is passed back from his team beyond their 3rd line.
- If a goalie picks up the ball outside the box it is an automatic penalty kick.
- An intentional hand ball inside the box is an automatic penalty kick.
- Goalies can move on the whistle of a penalty kick.
- 3 Line Rule - A player cannot kick the ball in the air over all three lines. It must bounce before it crosses the 3rd line.
- Goalies cannot pivk up the ball 2 consecutive times from his own team.
- Goalies cannot dribble the ball from outside the box back into the box and pick it up.
- A goalie's body can be outside of the bos, as long as the ball and the goalie's hands are inside of the box.
- Goalies cannot punt the ball from the air, the ball must be bounced before it is kicked or thrown.
- If the ball hits behind the goal, play is restarted with the ball in the goalie's hands.
- No food, drinks, cell phones, or cleats are allowed on the field at any time!
Rules at Referee's Discretion
- A player has 5 seconds to kick the ball on a foul kick.
- No slide tackling.
- A goalie has 5 seconds to get rid of the ball after making a save.
- A player can be given a 2-minute penalty for language or fouls.
- Two 2-minute penalties result in a red card.
- A player who takes a free kick cannot touch the ball two times consecutively, a a different player mst touch the ball before the kicker can touch it again. If so, it is the other teams ball at the same spot of the free kick.
- A team or player can be kicked out of the facility permenantly for their actions.
- If a team or player is kicked out of the league for good, there is no refund.
In Addition to the Above Rules, Coed League Rules are as Follows
- A maximum of 3 men can be on the field at one time per team, not including the goalie. As many women as a team wants can be on the field at any given time.
- A woman can score at any time, however once a man scores a women must score the next goal.
- If a shot deflects off of someone on the shooters team, it must be an attempt to score by the person the ball is deflected off of.
- If a shot is taken and the goalie has possession and then loses it and it goes in, this is considered an own goal.
- An own goal will stand, but the goal scoring rotation of man or woman will stay the same.
- Teams have 2 minutess on the field before the game begins and 1 minute at halftime.
- Players can only play on 2 teams per league.
- Players may only pick-up games if both teams agree it is ok.
- No college players allowed in the C or D league.
- No high school players allowed to play in any adult coed leagues.
ATTENTION ALL COACHES & TEAM MANAGERS:
You are responsible for the actions of your players and spectators from the time they enter Soccerworld until the time they leave the facility parking lot! Your team will be dropped from the league if we encounter any problems inside the facility or in the parking lot! We will not tolerate any foul language or fighting by anyone including coaches, players, and spectators!
No exceptions to these rules!
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Anytime throughout the year.