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2015 AYSO AREA R LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS

NO PETS ARE ALLOWED AT ANY AREA PLAYOFF LOCATION
>- SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 6 & 7, 2014 -
UPDATED October 14, 2014 12:00 PM
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AREA R TOURNAMENT GUIDELINES


COACHES HAVE BEEN PROVIDED THE MOST CURRENT COPY OF THESE GUIDELINES

AREA R TOURNAMENT GUIDELINES Eligibility

Each region is entitled to send one team to represent it in each Division. Since not every Region may be able to send a representative in each Division, there may be wild card teams. These teams are selected by the Area Director.

The Head Coach and Assistant coach of any team participating must be age-appropriate trained; Safe Haven certified and be identified on the team roster form to be eligible to participate in the tournament.

The Regional Commissioner with teams participating in Area R tournament shall be responsible for the submittal of certified Team Rosters from each team to the Area Director at least one week prior to play. This is the official eAYSO, one page, tournament roster signed by the Regional Commissioner.

No team will be allowed to participate in any Area R tournament without a properly completed Team Roster in the possession of the coach of said team. No changes to the Team Roster will be allowed once the first scheduled game of the tournament for that team has commenced.

Roster changes shall only be with the express approval of the Area Director prior to the teams first game played. A copy of the revised roster shall be forwarded to the Area Director prior to the teams first game played.

No player may participate in any Area R tournament unless a properly completed and signed (original signature) AYSO Registration Form for the player is in the possession of the team coach or his/her designee.

Team Check-In

Each coach or an approved team representative must check-in on Thursday evening (location TBA) prior to the Area R League and All-Star tournament. During the Thursday night check-in, the coach must present the number of properly completed game card(s) for each game scheduled in pool play plus one card each for semi-finals and finals; each player's registration form; player ID cards and the official e-AYSO Team roster signed by the Regional Commissioner.

Properly completed game card(s) (listed in jersey number order) bear the first and last name of all players on a team roster (whether present or not with an explanation of all absences).

Each coach and his/her entire team must report for check-in at the registration area at least sixty minutes before the start of his/her game. The coach must present player and coach ID cards along with signed eAYSO roster and player registration (Medical Release) forms. Field Coordinators will verify player identity utilizing ID cards as well as doing a player equipment check.

It shall be the responsibility of the Game Official (Field Coordinator) in charge of the play-off location to verify that a proper AYSO Registration Form and Player I.D. card for each participating player is present.

Field of Play

Each Region hosting Tournament play shall be responsible for properly preparing the playing fields used in their respective region to ensure the utmost player safety. The region shall supply the goals, nets and corner flags for their respective field(s).

Field set-up and take-down shall be the responsibility of the hosting Region, but may in some cases be shared by other regions. Generally, the teams participating in the last game of the day takes down the goals.

Each coach is responsible for cleaning up the general area after their game(s).

No dogs, pets or animal of any kind is allowed at the fields. ONE POINT WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM THE TEAM POINTS FOR FAILURE TO REMOVE ANIMAL IN A TIMELY MANNER. Use of any tobacco product, drugs or alcoholic beverages is prohibited within the field area at the game site.

Devices, such as but not limited to, air horns, cow bells, drums, megaphones, etc. shall not be allowed.

Teams

Roster sizes for each Division are indicated below unless previously authorized by the Area Tournament Director. In no case shall the roster size exceed a number that allows every player to play a minimum of one half of each match.

Division Minimum Roster Maximum Roster Play Format
U10 5 10 7 vs. 7
U12 6 12 9 vs. 9
U14 7 15 11 vs. 11


The HOME TEAM is the team listed first on the schedules.

When a color conflict in uniform exists, the HOME TEAM shall change jerseys or wear bibs.

All regions must have a color change of uniforms (bibs) at each field site.

Games

All games shall be played as scheduled. Only the Referee in charge of the game, the Area or Tournament Director shall have the authority to cancel scheduled tournament games in accordance with AYSO National, Section 11, and Area R Rules and Regulations.

The HOME TEAM shall supply satisfactory game balls.

Home teams and visiting teams shall wherever possible remain on separate sides of the field of play.

Coaches and players for both teams will be placed on the same side of the field on opposite sides of the halfway line. The spectators will be placed behind the opposite touchline to the players and coaches, directly across from the respective coach and players. There will be a 10 yard open space spanning the halfway line on the spectators’ touchline.

During play, only players are allowed on the field, except as allowed by the Referee.

No person shall be behind or near goals or beyond the 18 yard penalty area line.

Game cards for all Area R tournament games shall be retained by the Referee or Field Coordinator and shall be forwarded for processing per the instructions of the Area Referee Administrator

 SIZE OF GAME BALL:

• Size 4 ball for U10 & U12
• Size 5 ball for U14

Acceptance of a game ball shall be at the discretion of the Referee.

DURATION OF AREA PLAYOFF GAMES

Pool Play

• U10-two 20 minute halves
• U12-two 25 minute halves
• U14-two 25 minute halves

Semi-Final Games

• U10-two 25 minute halves
• U12-two 30 minute halves
• U14-two 35 minute halves

If tied at completion of normal time will proceed to shots from the penalty spot, per FIFA Laws of the Game.

Final and Consolation Games

• U10-two 25 minute halves
• U12-two 30 minute halves
• U14-two 35 minute halves

Consolation and Final Game Overtime Periods (Played in full)

• U10-two 5 minute periods
• U12-two 6 minute periods
• U14-two 7 minute periods

If tied at completion of overtime will proceed to shots from the penalty spot, per FIFA Laws of the Game.

Games shall be played as scheduled (no valid excuse exist for late or no show without notification).

The Referee shall allow a grace period of ten minutes maximum from the scheduled kick-off time before canceling any game.

When games previously in progress are running later than ten minutes from scheduled kick-off time, no grace period shall be allowed.

In the event games are postponed due to inclement weather, or other unforeseen circumstances, the Area Scheduler shall reschedule the games at the earliest possible date and time with the approval of the Area Director.

Only an approved rescheduled game will be sanctioned by the Area. If a game is not sanctioned, it shall be considered a practice game, and will not be counted in the standings.

A team shall be subject to forfeit of a game upon review of the Area Director if found in violation of any of the following:

• Failure to show up for a scheduled game.
• Inability to field the minimum number of players.
• Failure to be on the field of play and ready to play at game time or following a ten minute grace period.
• Leaving the field without the referee's permission, with the intent not to continue the game.
• Failure or refusal to continue the game.
• Misconduct that causes the termination of the game.
• Use of an ineligible player.

If a game is not completed through the regulation game time due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances, the final resolution of that game shall be as listed below:

• If less than one-half of the designated game time had been played at the time of game suspension, the game will be rescheduled and played at a later date and time. If the game is not rescheduled for any reason, the game shall stand as a NOT PLAYED game, irrespective of the score at the time of game suspension.
• If one-half or more of the designated game time had been played at time of game suspension, the game score will stand as recorded by the Referee in charge of the game.

Failure of a team to be ready to play at the scheduled kick-off time shall constitute forfeiture on the part of that team, and that team shall lose by a score of 0-1. The Referee shall allow a grace period of ten minutes maximum from the scheduled kick-off time before canceling the game.

Formats and Scoring of All Play-Off Games

The tournament format is the round-robin play.

Teams in the B-10 Division are divided into pools of 4 teams. Each team will play every other team within its pool and 3 cross-pool games.

Teams in all other divisions consist of one pool, those teams will play a total of 6 pool play games.

For standings in pool play, point(s) shall be awarded as enumerated below:
6 points for a win
3 points for a tie
0 points for a loss
1 point for a goal with a 3 point maximum
1 point for a shut-out, a 0-0 tie is not considered a shut-out
A maximum of 10 points is possible in any one game
A 2 point deduction for each red card (send-off) received by a player, coach or spectator.
A 1 point deduction for not removing a pet from the playing area (outside the fences).

Tie breakers for play-off standings will be as follows:
• (1) Head to Head competition
• (2) Least goals scored against
• (3) Greatest number of shutouts
• (4) Goal differential (maximum 3 per game)
• (5) Fewest red cards
• (6) Fewest yellow cards
• (7) Coin toss

A tie is an acceptable result in pool play and shall be recorded as such. No overtime is required.

Game scores shall be recorded on the game cards that each team provides to the Referee prior to the game. The Referee is responsible for reporting game results to the Field Coordinator or Area representative.

Substitution of Players

Substitution of players in all U10, U12, & U14 games shall be in accordance with the AYSO National Rules and Regulations.

Misconduct: Sendoffs and Cautions

Any player sent-off from the field must immediately leave the field of play. In the event a sent-off individual refuses to leave the field, the Referee shall suspend the game.

Any coach, and/or spectator sent-off from the field, must immediately leave the game site area so as not to be within sight or sound of the field. In the event a sent-off individual refuses to leave the field, the Referee shall suspend the game.

TWO POINTS WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM THE TEAM POINTS TOTAL FOR ANY SENDOFF.

All players sent-off (red card) or cautioned (yellow card) for infringement of the Laws of the Game, and all disciplinary action resulting from misconduct by players, coaches and/or spectators, must be reported to the Area Referee Administrator in writing within twenty-four hours.

In addition to a written report, all ejections must be reported by phone to the Area Referee Administrator immediately following the game in which the ejection occurred or in the same day.

The penalty for a player or coach sent-off (non violent offense) from the field shall be a suspension from his/her next played game.

The penalty for a player or coach sent-off for violent conduct from the field shall be a three game suspension of his/her next consecutive games played plus subject to an Area Review Panel.

The penalty for a player or coach receiving three cautions in different games shall be a one game suspension of his/her next game played.

The penalty for a player or coach receiving a second send-off is a two game suspension; a third send-off will be a three game suspension, etc.

Depending on the circumstances surrounding a particular incident, stronger penalties may be imposed as deemed appropriate by the Area Review Panel.

A coach may submit a written request to the Area Referee Administrator to review a send-off and/or caution within twenty-four hours of the termination of the game in question. The written request must state the reason and facts known for the review.

In the event a player and/or a coach is in attendance at the team's next scheduled game while on suspension, the Referee shall not allow the game to start until the player/coach in question has left the field site area.

If the game has already started, the Referee in charge of the game shall stop the game and not allow the game to continue until the player/coach in question has left the field site area.

Playing a suspended player will result in a forfeit.

Violators of the penalties set forth in this section shall be subject to a disciplinary review by the Area Review Panel. Furthermore, should violators of the penalties set forth in this section refuse to immediately leave the field site area, when requested to do so by the Referee, the game shall be suspended.

In instances where aggravating circumstances prevail, the player, coach, and/or spectator involved shall be subject to review by the Area Review Panel for appropriate disciplinary action.

The Area Review Panel will be selected by the Area Director, comprised of three members from Area R Regional Commissioners and/or Area Staff who were not directly involved with the alleged incident. They shall review all inter-regional disciplinary issues not resolved at the regional level.

The Area Review Panel is not required to hold a hearing or request reports from the parties involved unless a written request to do so is received from the individual(s) subject to review.

• An oral hearing shall be conducted in accordance with Appendix A as written in the Area guidelines (posted on the Area R web site (www.ayso11r.org).
• Hearing attendees under the age of 18 shall be accompanied throughout the proceedings by one adult who is not a member of the Area Review Panel.

All inappropriate behavior before or after a game, especially verbal abuse directed at game officials, by any player, coach or spectator shall be reported in writing by the Referee to the Area Referee Administrator within twenty-four hours after the incident.

Protests

Referee decisions during a match are final and not subject to protests. Matters concerning player eligibility or breach of the Section 11 Guidelines are the only matters that may be brought up on a protest.



REPORT SCORES


HOW TO REPORT SCORES

Please e-mail scores to the Area 11/R webmaster

To report score, click on schedules, age, report score.
Follow instructions in the report score window.
Do not press back. Your score will be reported in "Real" time.
Remember to press "Reload" or "Refresh" after posting scores.

The "report score" command will not be available until the day of the game.

Please contact the Area 11/R webmaster for report score “password” if needed.

Only Area 11/R Staff may change scores.



IF A WRONG SCORE IS POSTED

If a wrong score has been posted:

Please e-mail Area 11/R webmaster
with the following information.
Gender / Age of Team.
Name of Team.
Game number.
Corrected score with home goals first, then away goals.
Name and position of person requesting score change.


Please contact Area 11 R Scheduler with all questions relating to schedules.


STANDINGS/SCHEDULES

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