All tournament matches will be played in accordance with the Federation International Football Association (FIFA) Laws of the Game except as modified in these Rules of Competition.
US Club Soccer Sanctioning: This event is unrestricted. Teams registered in good standing with any U.S. Soccer Federation affiliate are eligible to apply. (see BYLAW 603 below for full text)
FIFA Laws of the Game can be found below:
The official will inspect the players prior to the start of the game to be sure that no player has improper equipment:
In the event of the score being tied at the end of regulation periods:
If dangerous weather is reported in the vicinity, one long air horn blast will be sounded. Clear fields immediately and wait in cars or other lightning shelter areas until three horn blasts are sounded to indicate games will resume (permanent shelters at the Soccer Complex have lightning arrestors).
The Tournament Committee reserves the right to make the following changes in the event of inclement weather:
Note: in accordance with Laws of the Game, a player is shown the red card and sent off for receiving two cautions in the same match. Referees may caution or send off a team manager and will show the appropriate card. Team managers in receipt of a red card are subject to the same penalties as outlined above for players. Red cards issued after the end of regulation play as a result of physical assault are considered especially serious and are subject to review by the Tournament Disciplinary Committee - a more strenuous penalty, which is not subject to appeal, may be employed.