CalNorth CCSL – Folsom Lake EarthQuakes Elite Black and White Teams
MODIFIED LAWS OF THE GAME
Player Safety & Game Day Procedures
- NO CASTS!!! NO EXCEPTIONS
- No Jewelry, only medical bracelets or necklaces, and they must be taped down.
- Braces, at the referees discretion, with safety being the guide. Post ACL repair are ok.
- FLEQ Home Color is Gray, and Away is Red – Home team must change if there is an issue
- Technical Area – Teams sit on same side
- Fans and parents sit on the opposite side, mirroring their team
- U12 and below, NO HEADING. Intentional heading – IDK
- Maximum of 5 credentialed team officials are allowed on the bench
- Max of 4 guest players
Field of Play
Games in Folsom will be assigned appropriately for the age group.
U8 play with a size 3 soccer ball
U9 – U12 play with size 4 soccer ball
U13 – U19 play with size 5 soccer ball
Number of Players & Substitutions
U8 4v4 (minimum of 4 players) teams can elect to play U9 format.
U9 & U10 7v7 with one player designated as a goalkeeper (Minimum of 5 players)
U11 & U12 9v9 with one player designated as a goalkeeper (Minimum of 6 players)
U13 – U19 11v11 with one player designated as a goalkeeper (Minimum of 7 players)
Unlimited substitutions. A substitute shall not enter the field of play until he/she has been given a signal to do so by the referee or assistant referee.
Substitutions by either team are allowed at any stoppage of play with the permission of the referee. Referees can deny a substitution if they deem it excessive, or of a time wasting nature. Coaches must be respectful of the integrity of the game, and not use the free substitution rules as a means of disrupting the game.
Duration of the Match
U8 play three 15 minute periods with 5 minute breaks between periods
U9 & U10 play two 25 minute halves with a 5-minute half-time break
U11 & U12 play two 30 minute halves with a 5-minute half-time break.
U13 & 14 play two 35-minute halves with a 10-minute half-time break.
U15 & U16 play two 40-minute halves with a 10-minute half-time break.
U17 & up play two 45-minute halves with a 10-minute half-time break.
U9-Up Offside is enforced.
Goalies Special Limitations 7v7
Goal kicks, goalie punts/drop kicks, or goalie throws may NOT cross the half line, unless they touch a player or the ground. Restart is an IFK for the opposing team.
Free Kicks and Penalty Kicks
Small sided games, U9 -U12 (7v7 and 9v9) Direct and Indirect free kicks are awarded. The standoff is 8 yards, and goal kicks are taken from anywhere in the penalty area. There are penalty kicks and the mark is 10 yards from the center of the goal line.
U13 – Up (11v11) Direct and Indirect free kicks are awarded. The stand off is 10 yards. There are penalty kicks and the mark is 12 yards from the center of the goal line.