Perimeter Fencing / Roping - VARSITY NFHS – 10 feet NJ Mod – 25 feet Play the game regardless, report the issue to the home administration and NJSIAA 2 Presented 8/29/2012
Concussion Policy - ALL NFHS – Any player who exhibits signs, symptoms, or behaviors consistent with a concussion… shall not return to play until cleared by an appropriate health-care professional. NJ Mod – The NJSIAA Return to Play form must be signed by the health-care professional. 3 Presented 8/29/2012
GK / Field Player change places - ALL NFHS – done at any stoppage of clock or substitution opportunity NJ Mod – always stop the clock when the goalkeeper is changed. 4 Presented 8/29/2012
Face mask - ALL NFHS – allowed with a medical release NJ Mod – Mask must be inspected and initialed by Alan Brown. Note from Alan must be presented in addition to the medical release. 5 Presented 8/29/2012
2 nd cautionable offense - ALL NFHS – player/substitute/coach/bench personnel is disqualified NJ Mod – player/substitute/coach/bench personnel will be disqualified by raising first the yellow card, and then (with the same hand) the red card. No report, no suspension, but team still plays short. 6 Presented 8/29/2012
Denying an Obvious Goal Scoring Opportunity (DOGSO) - ALL NFHS – Serious Foul Play (disqualification) includes a foul by a player against an opponent who is moving towards his/her offensive goal with an obvious opportunity to score. NJ Mod – player intentionally handling the ball preventing it from entering the goal or denying an obvious goal scoring opportunity with a deliberate tactical foul in a non-flagrant manner shall be disqualified from the game and shown the red card in one hand and the yellow card in the other. Team will play short, no report, no suspension. 7 Presented 8/29/2012
Unsuccessful DOGSO - ALL NFHS – A foul that is unsuccessful in denying an opponent an obvious goal scoring opportunity will still lead to disqualification NJ Interpretation – if the obvious goal scoring opportunity remains after the foul, and advantage is applied, the offending player will be cautioned at the next stoppage. 8 Presented 8/29/2012
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