KMSL Rule Mods for Divisitons

Updated Monday August 26, 2019 by Knoxville Metro Soccer League.

Knoxville Metro Soccer League (KMSL)

DIVISION SPECIFIC RULE MODIFICATIONS


KMSL RULE MODIFICATIONS FOR CO-ED MEN OVER 30 DIVISIONS

1. PLAYER ELIGIBILITY

1.1 Male players must be at least 30 years of age, or turning 30 during that calendar year, to be eligible to play in these KMSL divisions. Female players must be at least 18 years of age.

2. GUEST PLAYERS

2.1 No Male Guest Players are permitted in these divisions.

2.2 Up to 3 Female Guest Players will be allowed per game, upon approval of the opposing Team Manager/Representative, and providing by playing these players their number of female players is not greater than their opponents. A team can only play guest players to equal the number of players on the opposing team. Any Guest Player must be a registered player in the league, and must supply a copy of the Photo Team Roster from their Primary Team, and show to the referee before entering the game.

3. NUMBER OF PLAYERS

3.1 Teams will play with a maximum of 6 Male players on the field at one time.

3.2 Female Players can take the place of Male Players.

3.3 Male Players cannot take the place of a female player.

3.4 In the event of a Male Player receiving a Red Card, the maximum number of Male Players on the field, will be reduced by 1 for each Male receiving a red card.

3.5 If both teams have less than 5 female players, team captains can agree to increase the maximum number of male players on the field. This must be agreed upon prior to the start of the game, and the referee must be notified. Once agreed upon, this cannot be changed for the said game.

4. LEAGUE POSITIONS

4.1 League Positions shall be determined in the following sequence:

4.1.1 Team with the greater number of points.

4.1.2 Goal Differential.

4.1.3 Team with the greater number of wins.

4.1.4 Head to Head Record.

4.1.5 Tiebreaker games as decided by the Executive Committee.

5. SLIDE TACKLES

5.1 In the Co-Ed Men Over 30 First (A) Division Only, Slide Tackling is allowed. In all other divisions and with the exception of the goal keeper within the penalty box, players must not leave their feet, to slide tackle for the ball. This should be deemed dangerous play by the referee, and an indirect free-kick awarded against the offending player.


KMSL RULE MODIFICATIONS FOR OPEN CO-ED DIVISION

1. PLAYER ELIGIBILITY

1.1 Every player must be at least 18 years of age to play in this division.

2. GUEST PLAYERS

2.1 Each team is allowed 3 Guest Players per game, upon approval of the opposing Team Manager/Representative, and providing by playing these players their number of players is not greater than their opponents. A team can only play guest players to equal the number of players on the opposing team. Any Guest Player must be a registered player in the league, and must supply a copy of the Photo Team Roster from their Primary Team, and show to the referee before entering the game.

3. NUMBER OF PLAYERS

3.1 Team will play with a maximum of 9 Male players on the field at one time

3.2 Female Players can take the place of Male Players.

3.3 Male Players cannot take the place of a female player.

3.4 In the event of a Male Player receiving a Red Card, the maximum number of Male Players on the field, will be reduced by 1 for each Male receiving a red card.

3.5 If both teams have less than 2 female players, team captains can agree to increase the maximum number of male players on the field. This must be agreed upon prior to the start of the game, and the referee must be notified. Once agreed upon, this cannot be changed for the said game.

4. LEAGUE POSITIONS

4.2 League Positions shall be determined in the following sequence:

4.2.1 Team with the greater number of points.

4.2.2 Goal Differential.

4.2.3 Team with the greater number of wins.

4.2.4 Head to Head Record.

4.2.5 Tiebreaker games as decided by the Executive Committee.


KMSL RULE MODIFICATIONS FOR MASTERS DIVISION

1. PLAYER ELIGIBILITY

1.1 All players must be at least 37 years of age.

2. GUEST PLAYERS

2.1 Each team is allowed 3 Guest Players per game, upon approval of the opposing Team Manager/Representative, and providing by playing these players their number of players is not greater than their opponents. A team can only play guest players to equal the number of players on the opposing team. Any Guest Player must be a registered player in the league, and must supply a copy of the Photo Team Roster from their Primary Team, and show to the referee before entering the game.

3. NUMBER OF PLAYERS

3.1 Team will play with a maximum of 11 players on the field at one time

3.2 Female Players can take the place of Male Players.

3.3 In the event of a Player receiving a Red Card, the maximum number of Players on the field, will be reduced by 1 for each red card received..

4. LEAGUE POSITIONS

4.1 League Positions shall be determined in the following sequence:

4.1.1 Team with the greater number of points.

4.1.2 Team with the greater number of wins.

4.1.3 Goal Differential.

4.1.4 Head to Head Record.

4.1.5 Tiebreaker games as decided by the Executive Committee

5. SLIDE TACKLES

5.1 Slide Tackling is not allowed. With the exception of the goal keeper within the penalty box, players must not leave their feet to slide tackle for the ball. This should be deemed dangerous play by the referee and an indirect free-kick awarded against the offending player.