• Soccer Rules

Sportsmanship, camaraderie and having fun are the 3 most important things in all CMSS activities. Please keep these in mind while playing

7x7 - Mixed Turf
7x7 - Refereed Turf
5x5 - Mixed Turf
5x5 - Refereed Turf

7x7 - Mixed Turf

  1. All players must bring a white and black shirt to every game. As a general rule, the home team wears black and the away team wears white. Uniforms cannot be too dark or light.
  2. A game can be delayed for 5 minutes maximum. After that time, the team that is late or under the minimum number of players required will lose their match by default.
  3. Except for the changes noted, all Official FIFA soccer rules apply.
  4. Teams play 7 a side. Teams need a minimum of 6 players (2 women) to start a game. A team that doesn't have the minimum number of players at the start of the game cannot « recruit » players on the spot to complete the team.
    This team will lose by default and a 1-0 score will be recorded. Doing that, you can then start recruiting players to play a friendly game.
  5. If you think you might default, the polite thing to do is show up with as many players as possible and play a friendly game.  The club can provide you with a sub list but it is your responsibility as a team to find replacements.
  6. Every team is responsible for bringing a first aid kit to each game.
  7. Teams must submit their score prior to 5 pm the day following their game or they will receive a score of 0.  No exceptions.  Please double check your score with the opposing captain prior to leaving the gym or field.
  8. A team that defaults 2 or more games can be asked to leave the league with no refund (missing players, no-show...).
  9. The game must finish on time regardless of start time. Start on time (be early) to get the most play time. If you don't see your ref or FP monitor, pls play your game as you would normally.
  10. The goaltender cannot use their hands if the soccer ball has been kicked to them by their own team player.
  11. There is no screaming from the sidelines or other players. If you weren’t involved, please do not get involved.
  12. Substitutions should be done near the players "bench" without gaining an advantage.
  13. "Handball" occurs any time a player plays the ball with any part of their arm. It is the player's responsibility to call it. The ball changes possesion. If a player intentionally touches the ball in the penalty area in order to stop a goal, a penalty kick can be awarded.
  14. Shin pads are not mandatory but recommended.
  15. No sliding is permitted (except for the goalie in his penalty box).
  16. A tackle will be punished with a yellow card. Cursing will be punished with a red card.
  17. NO CONTACT OR AGGRESSIVE PLAY WILL BE TOLERATED. IF A COMPLAINT IS FILED, YOU MAY BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE LEAGUE.
  • The game must finish on time regardless of start time. Start on time (be early) to get the most play time. If you don't see your ref or FP monitor, pls play your game as you would normally.
  • The games are 55 minutes in length with no pause for half-time.
  • The game is self-officiated; the person who commits the foul is responsible for calling it. There is no screaming from the sidelines or other players. If you weren’t involved, please do not get involved.
  • Keep in mind that your fair-play monitor is NOT a referee. He is not there to make calls during your game. If your team is having issues, the team captains should seek their help. The monitors must be respected at all times. See Fair Play Rules.
  • Rough, physical and unsportsmanlike behaviors will be reported. A Fair Play monitor may issue a yellow card.
  • Offsides will NOT be called.
  • All free kicks and corners are INDIRECT and should be played from where the foul occurred. The ball needs to touch a teammate before entering the net (an indirect free kick cannot go in off an opposing player/goaltender).
  • All throw-ins are substituted by kicks in.
  • A player must pass the halfway line to score a goal.
  • As a general rule, a constested goal is not a goal.  The FP person can overule this if applicable.

New rules concerning sanctions due to unsportsmanlike behavior on the field:

·         A yellow card will be given for:
- Contesting calls
- Anti fair-play behavior (misconduct, inappropriate comments, mockeries…)
- Sliding

A yellow card = 5 minutes send off (the player must leave the field).The team plays short for 5 min.
Two (2) send offs for the same player =   expulsion of this player for the rest of the game.

·         A red card will be given for:
- Foul language to a monitor, an opponent or a team-mate
- Aggression/Intentional or clumsy move resulting in an injury
- Second yellow card

A red card = send off (the player must leave the field and is ejected for the remainder of the game) + The team plays short for 5 minutes.


7x7 - RefereedTurf

 

  1. All players must bring a white and black shirt to every game. As a general rule, the home team wears black and the away team wears white.
  2. A game can be delayed for 5 minutes maximum. After that time, the team that is late or under the minimum number of players required will lose their match by default.
  3. Except for the changes noted, all Official FIFA soccer rules apply.
  4. Teams play 7 a side. Teams need a minimum of 6 players to start a game. (no minimum number of women required for this league). A team that doesn't have the minimum number of players at the start of the game cannot « recruit » players on the spot to complete the team. This team will lose by default and a 1-0 score will be recorded. Doing that, you can then start recruiting players to play a friendly game. If you think you might default, the polite thing to do is show up with as many players as possible and play a friendly game. The club can provide you with a sub list but it is your responsibility as a team to find replacements.
  5. Every team is responsible for bringing a first aid kit to each game.
  6. Teams must submit their score prior to 5 pm the day following their game.
  7. A team that defaults 2 or more games can be asked to leave the league with no refund (missing players, no-show...).
  8. The game must finish on time regardless of start time. Start on time (be early) to get the most play time. If you don't see your ref or FP monitor, please play your game as you would normally.
  9. If there are more than 7 players on the field during the game, the referee will give a yellow card to the extra players.
  10. Substitutions should be done without gaining an advantage.
  11. "Handball" occurs any time a player plays the ball with any part of their arm that is away from the body. The ball changes possession. If a player intentionally touches the ball in the penalty area in order to stop a goal, a penalty kick will be awarded.
  12. Shin pads are not mandatory but recommended.
  13. No sliding is permitted (except for the goalie in his penalty box).
  14. NO CONTACT OR AGGRESSIVE PLAY WILL BE TOLERATED. IF A COMPLAINT IS FILED, YOU MAY BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE LEAGUE.
  15. The games are 55 minutes in length with a 3 minutes break. The game must be over 5 minutes before the following game starts.
  16. Offsides will NOT be called.
  17. All free kicks are INDIRECT and should be played from where the foul occurred. The ball needs to touch a teammate before entering the net (an indirect free kick cannot go in off an opposing player/goaltender).
  18. The distance that has to be respected by the opposing team for a free kick is set to five (5) meters.
  19. A penalty kick will be awarded if a foul is committed in the goalie’s box.
  20. All throw-ins are substituted by kick ins.
  21. A player must pass the halfway line to score a goal.
  22. When the ball hits the ceiling, the play is stopped and the other team gains possession of the ball where the ball touched the ceiling.
  23. The cards:

·         A yellow card will be given for: 
- Contesting calls
- Anti fair-play behavior (misconduct, inappropriate comments, mockeries…)

- More than 7 players on the field
- Sliding

- Repetitive fouls

A yellow card = 5 minutes send off (the player must leave the field).The team plays short for 5 min.
Two (2) send offs for the same player =   expulsion of this player for the rest of the game.

·         A red card will be given for: 
- Foul language to a referee, an opponent or a team-mate
- Aggression/Intentional or clumsy move resulting in an injury
- Second yellow card

A red card = send off (the player must leave the field and is ejected for the remainder of the game) + The team plays short for the remainder of the game. 

24. Points awarded pertaining to the game’s result:

1 win = 3 points in the standings
1 tie = 1 point in the standings
1 loss = 0 point in the standings

25. Points awarded pertaining to fair play:
Yellow card (0) = 2 points in the standings
Yellow card (1) = 1 point in the standings
Yellow card (2 and more) = 0 point in the standings
Red card (1 and more) = 0 point in the standings

 

5x5 - Mixed Futsal

  1. All players must bring a white and black shirt to every game. As a general rule, the home team wears black and the away team wears white. Uniforms cannot be too dark or light.
  2. A game can be delayed for 5 minutes maximum. After that time, the team that is late or under the minimum number of players required will lose their match by default.
  3. Except for the changes noted, all Official FIFA soccer rules apply.
  4. Teams play 5 a side. Teams need a minimum of 4 players (2 women and 2 men) to start a game. A team that doesn't have the minimum number of players at the start of the game cannot « recruit » players on the spot to complete the team.
    This team will lose by default and a 1-0 score will be recorded. Doing that, you can then start recruiting players to play a friendly game.
  5. If you think you might default, the polite thing to do is show up with as many players as possible and play a friendly game.  The club can provide you with a sub list but it is your responsibility as a team to find replacements.
  6. Every team is responsible for bringing a first aid kit to each game.
  7. Teams must submit their score prior to 5 pm the day following their game or they will receive a score of 0.  No exceptions.  Please double check your score with the opposing captain prior to leaving the gym or field.
  8. A team that defaults 2 or more games can be asked to leave the league with no refund (missing players, no-show...).
  9. The game must finish on time regardless of start time. Start on time (be early) to get the most play time. If you don't see your ref or FP monitor, pls play your game as you would normally.
  10. The goaltender cannot use their hands if the soccer ball has been kicked to them by their own team player.
  11. The goaltender cannot throw the ball in the air past the center line.
  12. There is no screaming from the sidelines or other players. If you weren’t involved, please do not get involved.
  13. Substitutions should be done near the players "bench" without gaining an advantage.
  14. "Handball" occurs any time a player plays the ball with any part of their arm. It is the player's responsibility to call it. The ball changes possesion. . If a player intentionally touches the ball in the penalty area in order to stop a goal, a penalty kick can be awarded.
  15. Shin pads are not mandatory but recommended.
  16. No sliding is permitted (except for the goalie in his penalty box).
  17. A tackle will be punished with a yellow card. Cursing will be punished with a red card.
  18. NO CONTACT OR AGGRESSIVE PLAY WILL BE TOLERATED. IF A COMPLAINT IS FILED, YOU MAY BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE LEAGUE.
  • The game must finish on time regardless of start time. Start on time (be early) to get the most play time. If you don't see your ref or FP monitor, pls play your game as you would normally.
  • The games are 55 minutes in length with no pause for half-time.
  • The game is self-officiated; the person who commits the foul is responsible for calling it. There is no screaming from the sidelines or other players. If you weren’t involved, please do not get involved.
  • Keep in mind that your fair-play monitor is NOT a referee. He is not there to make calls during your game. If your team is having issues, the team captains should seek their help. The monitors must be respected at all times. See Fair Play Rules.
  • Rough, physical and unsportsmanlike behaviors will be reported. A Fair Play monitor may issue a yellow card.
  • Offsides will NOT be called.
  • All free kicks and corners are INDIRECT and should be played from where the foul occurred. The ball needs to touch a teammate before entering the net (an indirect free kick cannot go in off an opposing player/goaltender).
  • All throw-ins are substituted by kicks in.
  • A player must pass the halfway line to score a goal.
  • As a general rule, a constested goal is not a goal.  The FP person can overule this if applicable.

New rules concerning sanctions due to unsportsmanlike behavior on the field:

·         A yellow card will be given for:
- Contesting calls
- Anti fair-play behavior (misconduct, inappropriate comments, mockeries…)
- Sliding

A yellow card = 5 minutes send off (the player must leave the field).The team plays short for 5 min.
Two (2) send offs for the same player =   expulsion of this player for the rest of the game.

·         A red card will be given for:
- Foul language to a monitor, an opponent or a team-mate
- Aggression/Intentional or clumsy move resulting in an injury
- Second yellow card

A red card = send off (the player must leave the field and is ejected for the remainder of the game) + The team plays short for 5 minutes. 

 

5x5 - Refereed Futsal/strong>

  1.  All players should bring a white and black shirt to every game. As a general rule, the home team wears black and the away team wears white. Uniforms cannot be too dark or light. 
  2. A game can be delayed for 5 minutes maximum. After that time, the team that is late or under the minimum number of players required will lose their match by default.
  3.  Except for the changes noted, all Official FIFA soccer rules apply.
  4.  A team that doesn't have the minimum number of players at the start of the game cannot « recruit » players on the spot to complete the team.
    This team will be declared forfeit. Doing that, you can then start recruiting players to play a friendly game.
  5. Play with a minimum of 4 players on the field at all times. Teams not meeting these requirements at the start lose their games. A 1-0 will be recorded. 
  6. If you think you might default, the polite thing to do is show up with as many players possible and play a friendly game.  The club can provide you with a sub list but it is your responsibility as a team to find replacements.
  7. Every team is responsible for bringing a first aid kit to each game.
  8. Teams must submit their score prior to 5 pm the day following their game or they will receive a score of 0.  No exceptions.  Pls double check your score with the opposing captain prior to leaving the gym or field.
  9. A team that defaults 2 or more games can be asked to leave the league with no refund (missing players, no-show...).
  10. The game must finish on time regardless of start time. Start on time (be early) to get the most play time. If you don't see your ref or FP monitor, pls play your game as you would normally.
  11. The goaltender cannot use their hands if the soccer ball has been kicked to them by their own team player.
  12. There is no screaming from the sidelines or other players. If you weren’t involved, please do not get involved.
  13. Substitutions can be made after a stop in play like goals, corners, kick-ins etc.
  14. "Handball" occurs any time a player plays the ball with any part of their arm. The ball changes possesion. (If the referee judges that a player deliberately touched the ball with his hand to prevent a goal, he can award a penaly kick.)
  15. Shin pads are not mandatory but recommended.
  16. No sliding is permitted (except for the goalie in his penalty box).
  17. A tackle will be punished with a yellow card. Cursing will be punished with a red card.
  18. NO CONTACT OR AGGRESSIVE PLAY WILL BE TOLERATED. IF A COMPLAIN IS FILED, YOU MAY BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE LEAGUE.

 

  • The game must finish on time regardless of start time. Start on time (be early) to get the most play time. If you don't see your ref or FP monitor, pls play your game as you would normally.
  • The games are 55 minutes in length with no pause for half-time.
  • Play 5 a side with no minimum of women on the field.
  •  Games are refereed. Please respect the refs' calls, even if you disagree.
  • All free kicks and corners are INDIRECT and should be played from where the foul occurred. The ball needs to touch a teammate before entering the net(an indirect free kick cannot go in off an opposing player/goaltender).
  • A player must pass the halfway line to score a goal.
  • All throw-ins are substituted by kick ins.
  • Offsides will NOT be called.

New rules concerning sanctions due to unsportsmanlike behavior on the field:

·         A yellow card will be given for:  
- Contesting calls
- Anti fair-play behavior (misconduct, inappropriate comments, mockeries…)
- Sliding

A yellow card = 5 minutes send off (the player must leave the field).The team plays short for 5 min.
Two (2) send offs for the same player =   expulsion of this player for the rest of the game.

·         A red card will be given for:  
- Foul language to a monitor, an opponent or a team-mate
- Aggression/Intentional or clumsy move resulting in an injury
- Second yellow card

A red card = send off (the player must leave the field) + 5 minutes of penalty for the whole team. The team plays short for 5 min.  expulsion of this player for the rest of the game.