Saturday Nights Houston Kings Cup

  • Sport: Soccer
  • Format: 7v7 including goalie
  • Locations: Sports Creek
  • Days of the week: Saturday
  • Starts on : Starts on Saturday, February 18
  • Dates: 2.18
  • Times: 4:00 PM

Signup Deadline: Saturday, February 11

10 Teams Minimum
12 Players Max
8 games guaranteed, not including playoffs

GAME RULES

– 25 mins halves, 5 min half time
– Players must check-in before each game.
– ONLY turf or indoor shoes are allowed to wear while playing. NO CLEATS
– Each team must provide a game ball (size 5); Ball rentals are available for $5; there is no ball boy/girl during games. Subs on the sideline are encouraged to help fetch balls.
– It is necessary both teams present a ball before each game. If a team refuses to provide a ball a forfeit will be given.
– Forfeit after 15 mins if the team is unable to field a team. At 10 min mark, the waiting team is awarded a penalty kick.
– Yellow card results in a 2 minute “cooling off” period. The team may sub a player
– If a goalie receives a yellow card, he/she is required to get off the field for a 2 min cool down period
– Red card results in immediate dismissal – the team must play short
– A red card can be given before, during, and after the game. This results in the team playing short and a 1 game-day suspension.
– Red card for dangerous play, physical altercation, foul language, etc... results in a 1 game-day suspension. If a further suspension is required, it will be discussed internally with the ref and upper management.
– Any action towards an opponent with the intention to physically hurt the player may result in suspension for the rest of the season or further suspension from Sports Creek.
– Shin guards are optional (at your own discretion)
– 1 female is allowed to play on the men’s side. All goals count a 1
– All own goals count for 1; if an offensive girl’s shot is deemed “on target” but takes a deflection into the goal it counts for 2.
– No sliding, except for keeper in the box
– No offsides
– Teams may sub on the fly at any time. The player leaving the field must be off the field before a new player enters the field.
– Out of bounds on sidelines are kick-ins; the ball must be behind or on the line and at a stopped position
– Free kicks are indirect, 7 yards
– Defensive player must give 3 yards for sideline kick-ins and corners
– A foul in the defensive team’s box, including a slide, award a penalty kick to the opposition.
– Penalty kicks are direct; the opposing team must be 3 yards outside the goalie box
– Goal kicks are indirect; the opposing team must be 3 yards outside the goalie box
– Corner kicks are direct
– Back-pass results in an indirect kick (deliberate pass played with the foot back to goalie excludes knee, shin, thigh, head, miskick)
– Goalies may not touch the ball with their hands after it has been released into play
– A ball that only partially crosses the goal line is still in play and does not count as a goal
– Goalies may score on dropkicks while the ball has been in play
– If the ball touches the referee or another match official and goes into the goal, or results in a change of possession or a promising attack, a dropped ball will be awarded.
– Time wasting (6+ seconds) may result in a warning or yellow card; players are encouraged to keep the pace of the game as intended

PLAYOFFS

– Top 8 teams will play in the playoffs (subject to change based on number of teams)
– ONLY turf or indoor shoes are allowed to wear while playing. NO CLEATS
– Players must check-in
– Players must have signed a team waiver
– A team may only suit up as many players per game as they paid for
– Players must play in their Sports Creek
– If a tie results in a semi-final or final, a winner must be determined by: Penalty kicks best of 5 (alternating gender and player required) and then Sudden Death of alternating gender and player. Must use all players on the team before a player can take two attempts.

DISCRETION OF THE REFEREE

– Decisions will be made to the best of the referee`s ability according to the Rules of the Game and the ‘spirit of the game’ and will be based on the opinion of the referee who has the discretion to take appropriate action within the framework of the rules of the Game.
– The decisions of the referee regarding facts connected with play, including whether or not a goal is scored and the result of the match, are final. The decisions of the referee must always be respected.

Divisions
    • Gender: Males Only
    • Age: 18 and Up
    • Team
      • Status: Open
      • Cost:
        $1000.00
        Deposit
      • Team
        $2,500.00 Total