Regulations

U13 – U18 DIVISIONAL SOCCER REGULATIONS

Divisional Soccer is played according to the FIFA / IFAB Laws of the Game, which can be downloaded from this link . The only departure from these Laws, in accordance with BC Soccer regulations, is that in youth soccer, unlimited substitutions are allowed, although substitutions must not disrupt play.

LENGTH OF GAME:

U13 – U14 play 35 minutes each way, with a 5 minute interval

U15 – U18 play 40 minutes each way with a 5 minute interval

Size 5 balls are used in Divisional play.

PRACTICES:

Teams will practice once per week in addition to their two scheduled league games.

LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP:

All teams compete for their league championship. Points are awarded according to FIFA regulations – 3 points for a win, 1 for a tie, and 0 for a defeat. In the event of a tie at the end of the league season, teams are ranked according to the following criteria:

  • Head to Head record
  • Goal Difference
  • Highest number of wins
  • Fewest goals conceded in all games

If teams remain tied at the end of this process, a playoff will be scheduled.

Teams which default a game by failing to have 7 players ready to play, or by failing to appear, will have the game awarded to their opponents by a score of 1 – 0. If both teams default, a 0 – 0 tie will be recorded, but no points will be awarded.

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