INSTRUCTION TO COACHES
1. Each team is to furnish 5 game balls, a working
timepiece, a working air horn, and 3 ball boys.
2. The Spalding TF-5000 ball will be the official ball of
the Section V Boys' Soccer Tournament. These balls must be used at all
sectional games. If this ball is not available by either team
playing, then the host school should provide Spalding Balls.
3. Coaches are to have teams ready to play at the designated
and announced game time. If an emergency occurs it is the responsibility
of the team arriving late to notify their opponent immediately of the delay.
4. Coaches are to submit a team roster to the officials five
(5) minutes prior to the start of each game. Coaches should have
additional copies for the media. All bench personnel must be included.
ONLY THOSE PEOPLE ON THE TEAM ROSTER WILL BE ALLOWED
AT THE BENCH AREA.
5. The higher seeded team in each contest will be the home
team, select their bench, and wear light color uniforms. Schools should
contact each other prior to the game to eliminate any problems.
6. Immediately following the game, the winning coach
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7. Advancement procedure in case of ties will be:
fifteen minute sudden victory overtime periods. If still tied:
penalty kicks to be taken be each team using five different shooters.
The team making the most penalty
kicks will have one goal added to their score and declared the winner.
If still tied:
victory penalty kicks. The first team to make a goal with their
the corresponding kick will be
declared the winner. Five different shooters from the first five will be
selected. If still tied:
sudden victory penalty kicks in groups of five with anyone on the team
being allowed to take one of the five kicks in that group of
five. The first team to make a goal
with their opponent missing the corresponding kick will be declared the
winner and have
one goal added to their final score.
**The two teams participating in
the shootout will both be awarded a tie on the overall won-loss record.
The shootout is held for advancement and tournament placement only.
**Please consult the
Federation Rule Book for a more detailed explanation of tournament
8. In the Championship game, Co-Champions will be declared
when a tie exists at the end of the two sudden victory overtime periods.
Penalty kicks are NOT used to determine a sectional
9. If Co-Champions are declared, a penalty kick shootout to
determine advancement to the State Tournament will take place after the
awards have been presented.
10.† FORFEITS/CANCELLATIONS POLICY
TEAMS CONCEDING FORFEIT LOSSES
canceling games after the scheduling cut off date (Sept. 27) for any
reason are subject to a forfeit loss unless the game is rescheduled prior
to October 13th.
games count as a loss on the forfeiting team's record and will count in
their sectional tournament seeding.
team conceding a forfeit must notify their league chairman and Gary
may make appeals to the Section V Boy's Soccer
Committee. Appeals must be in writing and received by the Section V
Chairman prior to October 13th.
TEAMS GRANTED FORFEIT WINS
must reschedule forfeited games within ten days from the date of the forfeited
game to receive points towards sectional seeding. The games must be
played prior to October 13th.
that choose not to reschedule a game for the forfeited game will be
credited with a win on their record.†
However, they will not receive points toward sectional seeding.
The game will also not count in the computation of their seeding average
team granted a forfeit must notify their league chairman and Gary Pollock
may make appeals to the Section Five Boy's Soccer Committee. Appeals must
be in writing and received by the Section Five Chairman prior to October
11. All soccer players must be ON or BEHIND
the BENCH during Sectional Games. Enforcement is the
responsibility of the game officials/linesman. Non-compliance will result
in the coach being cautioned.
12.RECORD KEEPING FOR REGULAR SEASON TOURNAMENT GAMES:
tournament progression (same format as the Section V Tournament) is
outlined in the Federation Handbook and should be followed. A tournament
can develop their own tournament rules if those rules are in writing and
submitted to their league chairman and the other tournament coaches prior
to the tournament.
- If a
game is tied, and advancement in the tournament is required, the shootout will
be held solely for the purpose of advancement. One goal will be
added to the winning teamís score, but both teams will be credited with a
tie on their won/loss record.
13. REFEREE ASSIGNMENT GUIDELINES FOR SECTIONAL GAMES:
- Each coach
will submit a do not prefer list of†
(2) officials from their board they do not want. Coaches will also
have the right to include 1 official from each neutral board on this list.
best officials will be assigned to sectional games based on their availability
and the coaches do not want lists. Coaches are required to rate game
officials when completing their game report forms online.†
and Quarterfinal round sectional games, officials will be assigned from
the board of the higher seed.
and Final round sectional games in which the teams involved use referees
from different boards, the Sectional Coordinator will determine the board
from which the officials will be assigned.
will not be allowed to work a teamís Sectional games if they have ties to
Three Man (Diagonal) Officiating system will be used for all Sectional and
State Qualifiers. Only those officials with experience in this
system should be assigned these games.
- The Sectional Coordinator will have
the final decision regarding all referee assignments and ALL of the above
have are guidelines not rules.
14. ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM
15-member All Tournament Team will be selected in each Sectional
will make the selection of their own players for this team.
distribution will be:
eliminated in the Quarterfinal or Semifinals rounds should email Tom
Gentile at†† firstname.lastname@example.org† with
their selections as soon as possible.