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TAMPA DYNAMO FUTBOL CLUB

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Adult League Rules


 

Tampa Dynamo Adult Co-Ed Soccer Rules of Play


Games will be governed by the latest edition of FIFA Laws of the Game with the following exceptions:

  • Games will consist of two thirty minute halves separated by a halftime of five minutes.
  • Games will start on time or will be shorted playtime. Players are expected to be on the field no later than ten minutes prior to the start of their game.
  • Games will be played on a modified full-size field using full size goals, unless arranged by the league administrators due to field maintenance, etc.
  • Teams will have a minimum 1 female player in the game at all times.
  • All players (whether male or female) are expected to sub out equally each game.
  • Subbing out during a game is non-gender specific.
  • Substitutions may only be made on any game stoppage, with referee acknowledgement.
  • Referees will call both direct and indirect kicks depending on the infraction.
  • The offside law will be enforced solely at the discretion of the referees; however, obvious cherry-picking will not be tolerated.
  • There will be no sliding tackles and no rough play.
  • Players will remain courteous at all times. Disagreements are to be resolved by the referee and his/her decision will not be questioned.
  • Players who are discourteous or use profanities on the field will be asked to leave the game.
  • Players who show a pattern of disregard for other individuals or for the league rules will be ousted from the league. No refunds of monies paid will be given.
  • If a player receives a yellow card, they are to take an automatic 5 minute time-out, even if there is no player to replace them and their team must play short. If there is a sub, they are allowed to replace the carded player.
  • Two yellow cards in a game equate to a red card. Any player who receives either two yellow cards or a red card will be escorted from the field immediately by the referee.
  • Players receiving two yellow cards in a game or a straight red card during a game or during season will be subjected to the following sanctions in addition to being removed from the game receiving the card::1st red card - minimum 1 game suspension. Additional sanction may be given based on Referee input: 2nd red card - minimum 2 game suspension. Receiving any additional red cards during season may result in a minimum 3 game suspension with additional sanctions added based on Referee input. Player(s) can appeal suspensions through the league Director. Review board will be made up of League Director and 2 team managers chosen by Director.
  • Referee decisions are final!
  • Remember, this is a recreational league and we are playing for fun! Any problems which you feel are inadequately handled by the referee should be brought to the league administrators after the game.
  • Fighting will not be tolerated and any physical abuse to a player or referee will necessitate the involvement of law enforcement.

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