|KEY RULES 2017-18|
NO CALNORTH (PHYSICAL) PLAYER & COACH CARDS = NO PARTICIPATION.
|Min # players required to play|
This is true for rostered players and for coaches. No Guest Play without paper passes.
|Team Age||Min # Players|
Guest Play from within SFYS PREP only via PHYSICAL PLAYER CARDS
(Prep to Prep) Guest Players must be have their physical player pass to be eligible for guest play
Travel Players may NOT guest on Prep teams. NorCal player passes are not valid for Prep play.
Guest Coaching is Allowed
|Max # Players on Game Day Roster (including Guest Players)|
|*||Any coach with 2017-18 CalNorth Prep or CCSL Travel pass from the same home league can coach.||Team Age||Max # Players|
|*||NorCal Coach passes are *not* acceptable (different background clearance)||Prep U9-U10||13|
Only 2 Coaches in the Technical Area
No other adults in technical area or on coach's sideline.
CCSL Subbing: on kickoffs, goal kicks, and own throw-ins
"Me Too" subbing is allowed: if the team with a throw-in subs, the opponent can also
All Laws of the Game observed at all ages
|Team Age||Penalty Distance||Wall Distance||GK Punt Limits|
No age group modifications in this league
|Prep U9-U10||8 yards||8 yards||NO PUNTING|
call Penalty Kicks & Direct Kicks at all ages
|Prep U11-U12||10 yards||8 yards||n/a|
Legal slide tackling is permitted at all ages
|Prep U13-14||12 yards||10 yards||n/a|
Prep U9-U10: NO PUNTING. Goal kicks/Throws by GK may not cross center line without touching either the ground or a player first.
Infractions are restarted with an Indirect Free Kick for the opposing team at the halfway line.
|*||Teams winning by a large margin do NOT have to remove players. However, Games should not get too lopsided. You can win by a score differential of +7. If you outscore the opponent by more than 7 goals, you will get only 2 standings points for your win instead of 3.|
|*||New for 2017-18: Kickoffs may go in any direction and only require one touch|
Build Out Line
Equidistant and between the halfway line and the top of the penalty area
Attackers cannot be in an offside position when they are behind the build out line
The keeper cannot punt or drop kick the ball from their hands
Defenders must remain behind the build out line till the ball is in play on goal kicks and when the ball is released from the hands of the keeper
|Team Age||Half Length||# of Referees|
# of Players on Field
|Games that start late must be shortened equally each half to ensure on-time game end. |
Teams w/o coach or min # players
by 5min past game start are Forfeit, subject to fees.
|Prep U9-U10||2 x 25 min||1 + Team STARs||7 v 7||4|
|Prep U11-U12||2 x 30 min||1 + Team STARs||9 v 9||4|
|Prep U13-14||2 x 35 min||3||11 v 11||5|
|Call 415-794-2974 for GameDay Hotline if Questions **|
|** If at a Field Marshal Complex - Must talk to the Field Marshal First|