IAC BOYS SOCCER LEAGUE RULES
I. FIFA rules with high school modifications will govern all Conference games. Two 40 minute halves with a maximum of five minutes for intermission will be played. If the score is tied at the end of regulation time, two 10-minute overtimes will be played following a coin toss for the choice of goals. If the score after two overtimes remain tied, the game will stand as a tie.
II. If a game has begun and has to be stopped for any reason, the following rules will apply:
- If less than eighty minutes has been played, replay the entire game.
- If the first eighty minutes has been played, the game stands as is.
- If any part of overtime is played and play is stopped, game stands as is.
III. SPECIAL RULES
A) Shoes must meet FIFA requirements.
B) A leather or plastic-coated ball is the official ball for all Conference games.
C) For varsity games, the home team must wear dark jerseys and the visiting team must wear contrasting jerseys.
D)The home team will provide three game balls and two ball boys.
E) Substitution Rules
1. Unlimited substitution is permitted.
2. Substitutes may enter the game
a. between periods
b. on possession throw-ins (only the team throwing in the ball may make a substitution)
c. on goal kicks
d. after goals
e. to replace an injured player after the referee has stopped the game for the injured player. (If this substitution is made, the opposing team may also change one player.)
f. to replace a player who has been cautioned, i.e. given a yellow card. (If this substitution is made, the opposing team may change one player also.)