Division V Tournament Rules

 

USSF rules will be followed with the following exceptions:

Duration of game:

1st and 2nd round games: 40 Minutes (2x20)
Semifinals: 50 Minutes (2x25)
Championship: 50 Minutes (2x25)

Players and Playing time:

22 players per roster. 7 players are needed to start and continue in the game. Each player must play equal amount in each game. Players may only play for the team they are rostered on.

Substitutions:

Unlimited substitutions: Both teams may substitute unlimited number on a substitution opportunity.

Ejection:

Any player ejected is disqualified for the remainder of the tournament.

Goalkeeper:

USSF goalkeeper rules will be in effect.

Forfeit:

Game time is forfeit time. The score of a forfeit game will be recorded 1-0.

Point System:

WIN - 3 POINTS
TIE - 1 POINT
LOSS - 0 POINTS

Final Standings:

The top 4 teams will make it to a single elimination tournament. 1st vs. 4th and 2nd vs. 3rd. The winners will meet for the championship.

Tie Breakers:

  1. Head to Head Competition
  2. +/- Goal Differential
  3. Total Goals Allowed
  4. Total Goals Scored
  5. Penalty Kicks

Ties:

Semifinal games: Immediately goes to penalty kicks (5)
Championship game: Immediately will play 2 overtime periods of 5 minutes. Teams will changes ends at the end of the first period. If still tied after the overtime periods, then penalty kicks (5) to determine the winner.