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Spring 2020 Rules

GCCSA Important Data -Fall 2019
Standard Forfeit Ball
Age Play @ Periods Subs Offside Keeper Re-Throw Size Field Size
U6 Mixed 4v4 2 2x15 Anytime No No Unlimited 3 20/30 L x 15/25 W
U8 Mixed 5v5 3 2x20 Anytime No No One 3 25/35 L x 20/30 W
U10 Mixed 7v7 5 2x25 FIFA No Yes None 4 45/60 L x 35/45 W
U13 Mixed 9v97 2x30 FIFA Yes Yes None 5 70/80 L x 45/55 W
U15/U17 Mixed 9v9 7 2x30FIFAYesYesNone570/80 L x 45/55 W


Tournament Addendum:

  • If game ends in a tie there will be a 5 minute Golden Goal Period - First team to score wins
  • In U8 - first team to score in overtime wins - no kicks from the mark.
  • For U10/U12/U14/U18 if after 5 minutes the game remains tied it will be decided by (5) kicks from the mark
  • If the game is still tied after 5 kicks from the mark, then the teams will alternate kicks with players who did not kick in the original 5.  Alternating until one team hits and one team misses.

Rain Policy:

  • In the event of inclement weather please check the website: or follow us on Facebook. 
  • Game changes will be posted on the website no later than 8 a.m. for Saturday games.
  • If there is no update by these times on the Weather Hotline then proceed to the field and a game decision will be made at the field by the Referee.  Information will be posted at the GCCSA website as soon as it is available.

This document shall govern any disputes at the field of play.
-GCCSA Board


Under 8 Playing rule reminders:

1.       We are playing 5 vs 5 with no goalkeepers. We would love to see game scores having ten plus goals combined.

a.       Please encourage players to engage in all phases of the game

           i.      Please ask defenders to push up from the box.

           ii.      Please ask attackers to come back to help defend.

b.      About equal playing time

               iii.      Please rotate players to all positions.

2.       “NEW” – we are using academy scoring,

a.       If a team goes up by 4 or more goals, the team that goes behind may add a player.

b.      If a team goes up by 6 or more goals, the team that goes down may add a second player.

c.       If a team scores and drops below 6/4 goals behind, a player is removed.

d.      We will not go down a player.

3.       “NEW” – goal kicks – for the under 8 division, we will not press off goal kicks. Please have your players drop back to their half when defending a goal kick. By doing this it will allow players to be able to play out of the back. Once the ball is played, the defensive team may go and pressure.

4.       Throw-ins players are allowed to repeat throw ins to get it correctly.

5.       Game Rosters – Please fill out a game roster and make sure to give it to the referee. I will email those to you next week and they will be available on the web site.

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