MODIFIED SOCCER RULES


1.NFHS Rules.

2.The maximum length of the quarter shall be fifteen (15) minutes.

3.Free substitution is permitted when the ball goes over the side line or end line.

4.Equipment

  • a. Only sneakers or shoes with molded soles and molded cleats are permitted in the modified program.Shoes with metal posts or spikes are not permitted in any modified sport.

  • b. Shin guards must be worn at all times by all players.

  • c. Mouthpiece shall be worn by the goalie for protective purposes.

  • d. An all-purpose type foam helmet is no longer required, but recommended, if worn the helmet must cover the head, cover and protect the ears, and have a chin strap

5.One time out period per quarter (including each overtime period) may be called whenever the ball is dead.The coach is permitted on the field during the time out period to instruct the players.

6.The sliding tackle is not permitted. (IFK)

7.The overhead scissors kick is not permitted.

8.Corner flag posts must be flexible in nature (wood, plastic or plastic foam) and conform to NF rule standard of not being less than 5 feet high.Plastic traffic cones may be substituted in place of corner flags.


9.There shall be two overtime periods of four minutes when the regulation game ends in a tie.A coin shall be flipped prior to the first overtime period.If a tie still exists after the second overtime, no further play shall be conducted.

10.In the event of a disqualification of a player, a substitution must be made for that player.If a team has no eligible substitute, the team may continue to play shorthanded.

11. The flip throw-in shall not be permitted.



Duration of Games
  • CCAA: 4 - 15 Minute quarters, Teams switch fields at the end of each quarter
  • ECIC teams plays 2/30 Minute halves
  • Overtime: 2 - 4 Minute fully played halves, (no golden goal) if still tied, game ends