All games in one day. First game is 8 am. Championship game will start at 5:30 pm All teams are guaranteed minimum of 3 games. After each team plays 3 games, win loss records will determine who advances.
In the event of tied records, tie breakers are:
FORMAT: All rules will be in accordance with USL Youth standards unless otherwise noted!
23 minute running halves; 4 minute halftime; Games start promptly on the hour. Beginning and end of halves will be marked by horn from central location
In the event of an extended injury (longer than 1 minute), the officials will add time to the second half of the game.
Substitutions on the fly, except after a goal is scored or on a time serving penalty. In that case the officials will allow a quick substitution to get EMO or MDD on the field.
Penalties will be running time. The penalty time will begin when the ref blows the whistle to restart play. All time serving penalties will be 30 seconds longer than assigned due to running clock (e.g. 30 second penalty = 1 minute, 1 minute penalty = 1 1⁄2 minutes)
In the event of a tie, a 3 minute sudden victory period is played. In the event of no score in sudden victory, a tie is recorded.
Decisions on the field will be the final ruling. No disputes will be heard after the game.
Any coach or player ejected from a game will not be allowed to participate in the following scheduled game for their team.
There will be stick checks before each half. There will be no further stick checks unless requested by the opposing coach. If the stick is not legal, the appropriate penalty will be assessed.
All legal stick & body checks are permitted. No take-out checks are permitted by any player at any age level.
Only head coaches may speak to referees. All other coaches, parents, volunteers etc. should not speak to referees or risk an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for their respective team.
No player may compete, or be rostered, on more than one team during the tournament.
Any team with a player in violation of any of the above roster rules will forfeit all games in which the player known to have competed.
ECYLL reserves the right to disqualify a team for infractions of the following policies:
Use of Illegal Players: The players listed on the roster at the time the roster is submitted are the only players eligible to play. They are expected to be age eligible.
Poor sportsmanship: Good sportsmanship is expected at all times. Spirit of the game is expected as well. The ECYLL Administrators reserve the right to immediately terminate a game and/or escort a player, team, coach or spectator from the premises.
SITE: North Campus Recreational Facility 3764 US HWY 264 East, Greenville, NC 27834