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Take Part. Get Set For Life.™ National Federation of State High School Associations 2012-13 NFHS Soccer Rules PowerPoint
Take Part. Get Set For Life.™ National Federation of State High School Associations DATES: -1st Day of Practice: -Mon., July 30 (men) - Wed., Feb. 13 (women) - Date of 1st Contest: - no earlier than Aug. 13 (men) - no earlier than Feb. 27 (women)
Take Part. Get Set For Life.™ National Federation of State High School Associations PLAYOFF DATES: Men:Reporting Deadline Oct. 29,6 AM 1 st Round- Oct. 31 2 nd Round- Nov. 3 3 rd Round- Nov. 7 4 th Round- Nov. 10 Regional- Nov. 13 State- Nov. 16-17 Women: Reporting Deadline: May 6, 6 AM 1 st Round- May 8 2 nd Round- May 11 3 rd Round- May 15 4 th Round- May 18 Regional- May 21 State- May 24-25
Reminders, conti. Dead Periods: -Fall Try Out Dead Period July 30 through Sept. 1 st -Winter Try Out Dead Period Oct. 31 st through Dec. 1 st -Spring Try Out Dead Period Feb. 13 th through March 15th
Take Part. Get Set For Life.™ National Federation of State High School Associations Reminders – Yellow Card Tracking : No change in policy. Remember: a red card disqualification that is not an ejection is the equivalent of two yellow cards. Host School Management : must provide an escort off the field for the officials, we recommend law enforcement officer in uniform for varsity matches (may be an assigned adult) Home School Clock Keeper : official time will be kept on the clock unless mutual agreement of coaches allow head referee to keep time on the field. Uniform Changing: Competitors must use locker-room facilities. Disqualifications may occur.
Take Part. Get Set For Life.™ National Federation of State High School Associations NEW: Nine Goal Rule: If a goal differential of nine is reached by halftime or at any time in the second half, the game shall be terminated.
Take Part. Get Set For Life.™ National Federation of State High School Associations Tie Games: There is no exception in regular season if there is a tie at the end of regulation play - - Play continues with (2) overtime periods of 10 minutes each. - If there is no winner at that point, the game shall be considered a tie for both teams. - Junior varsity teams do not play overtime periods. In Tournament game and playoff games, tied games are resolved by the National Federation Tournament Progression Format.
Take Part. Get Set For Life.™ National Federation of State High School Associations Playoff Game Time: Game time will be 7:00 pm, unless mutually agreed to play at 6 pm. Where the distance is more than 100 miles for the visiting team, game time will be 6:00 pm. Any earlier time must be approved by the NCHSAA. Saturday game times may be earlier if mutually agreed upon. Playoff games may be played earlier than the assigned date if mutually agreed upon. Postponed games during the playoffs must be played the next day, including Saturday.
Take Part. Get Set For Life.™ National Federation of State High School Associations Inclement/Hot Weather Guidelines: The following should be considered when scheduling practice: - Time of day - Intensity level of practice - Equipment worn - Environmental conditions *High Temperature and high humidity create a dangerous situation for athletes. A high humidity and low temperature can also cause serious heat-related problems.* *Water/fluid replacement breaks recommended each 20 or 30 minutes. (depending on practice conditions) *Check with your AD on your LEA’s and school’s policy pertaining to practice on days of extreme heat.
RULES & REMINDERS Coaching Requirement: All coaches must still attend a required meeting with Athletic Director to view the eligibility power-point presentation prepared by NCHSAA Staff Concussion Rule: Gfeller-Waller Law must be observed; If a student receives head injury or suspected concussion, he/she MUST have the return to play form signed by Dr. licensed to practice medicine before returning to practice and/or play; all forms on the health and safety page of the website
RULES & REMINDERS Sportsmanship: If student or coach is ejected or DQ’ed, still must complete the Star Sportsmanship course on-line before returning to competition in addition to serving the contest penalty. Remember: there is a fee. Additionally, if a fighting ejection, head coach must take the “Teaching and Modeling Behavior” NFHS course; cost is $20; must be completed before coaching next game. Middle School Students: Are not allowed to practice and/or play against high school students during open facility or skill development sessions during school year
NCHSAA BOARD APPROVED ITEMS Now a $250 fine for non-compliant uniform Coaches Education Requirement All non-faculty (non-teaching, certified personnel) and all newly hired coaches (new to your LEA, and has not passed the course) must complete and pass the NFHS “FUNDAMENTALS OF COACHING” certification course within sixty (60) days of hire. This is for head coaches, assistant coaches, including volunteers. If currently a non-faculty coach, certification course must be completed prior to first day of practice. Course is an online offering through the National Federation (NFHS). To access and complete the course, go to nfhslearn.com. Cost of course is $35 and is a one-time completion requirement to be nationally certified. NCHSAA Board of Directors has recommended 100% of coaching staff(s) complete the “FUNDAMENTALS OF COACHING” certification in three (3) years: Target date is August 1, 2015.
Take Part. Get Set For Life.™ National Federation of State High School Associations 2012-13 NFHS Soccer Rules PowerPoint
National Federation of State High School Associations cont. NFHS: Located in Indianapolis, Indiana (Est. 1920); National leadership organization for high school sports and fine arts activities; Writes playing rules for 17 boys and girl sports at the high school level; Membership = 50 member state associations and the District of Columbia; Reaches nearly 19,000 high schools and 11 million participants in high school activity programs, including more than 7.6 million in high school sports; National authority on interscholastic activity programs.
National Federation of State High School Associations cont. NFHS: Conducts national meetings; Sanctions interstate events; Produces publications for high school coaches, officials and athletic directors; Sponsors professional organizations for high school coaches, officials, spirit coaches, speech and debate coaches and music adjudicators; Serves as the national source for interscholastic coach training; and serves as a national information resource of interscholastic athletics and activities.
National Federation of State High School Associations cont. NFHS Web site - www.nfhs.orgwww.nfhs.org
State of High School Soccer Nationally Soccer is the fifth-most popular sport for boys and girls at the high school level. According to the 2010-11 High School Athletics Participation Survey which is listed in the 2011-12 NFHS Handbook: 398,351 – H.S. Boys participate in the sport 361,556 – H.S. Girls participate in the sport 11,503 – H.S. Boys programs participate throughout the country 11,047 – H.S. Girls programs participate throughout the country
Take Part. Get Set For Life.™ National Federation of State High School Associations NFHS Soccer Rules Changes
NFHS Interpretation Policy Each state high school association adopting these NFHS soccer rules is the sole and exclusive source of binding rules interpretations for contests involving its member schools. Any person having questions about the interpretation of NFHS soccer rules should contact the soccer rules interpreter designated by his or her state high school association.
NFHS Soccer Major Editorial Changes 3-1-3Each team shall submit a team roster, containing the first and last names and numbers of all players, substitutes, all bench personnel and all coaches, to the officials at least five minutes prior to the start of the contest. The game shall not begin until this is complete. Players, bench personnel and coaches may be added to the roster after the start of play. Goalkeepers may have two numbers listed on the roster, a goalkeeper’s number and a field player’s number. 3-3-1c1A coach or appropriate health-care professional may not enter the field without approval from a referee. During the time a coach or appropriate health-care professional is permitted on the field by the referee to attend to an injured player, coaching instruction shall not be given to any player on either team.
NFHS Soccer Major Editorial Changes 3-4-1bA substitute may enter the field of play after a score, when a player is injured and removed from the field or at the beginning of a period without being beckoned by the referee. 4-2-8A protective face mask may be worn by a player with a facial injury. The mask may be made of hard material, but must be worn molded to the face with no protrusions. A medical release for the injured player signed by an appropriate health- care professional shall be available at the game site.
NFHS Soccer Major Editorial Changes 5-3-1g – Notes:1If a player, coach or bench personnel is being disqualified for a subsequent act of misconduct, the referee will show a yellow card indicating the subsequent caution followed immediately by showing a red card. 9-1-3The referee shall sound the whistle when needed to indicate that the ball is out of play or for a foul. As soon as the ball is in position to be played, it may be played without a second whistle. A second whistle is required to restart play for the taking of a penalty kick, after a substitution is made, after a caution, disqualification, injury and after setting a wall prior to a free kick. 12-1-2 SituationPlayer A2 trips B2 but B2 maintains control of the ball. RULING: Foul. The referee may stop play and award a direct free kick or invoke the advantage clause.
NFHS Soccer Major Editorial Changes 12-4-3The goalkeeper in possession of the ball shall not be interfered with or impeded in any manner by an opponent. This includes the act of bouncing the ball or dropping the ball for a kick or attempting to throw the ball or tossing the ball in the air to recatch. When goalkeepers put the ball on the ground, they relinquish their rights as goalkeepers.
NFHS Soccer Major Editorial Changes 14-1-3The opposing goalkeeper shall stand on the goal line, between the goal posts, until the ball is kicked. Lateral movement is allowed, but the goalkeeper is not permitted to come off the line by stepping or lunging forward until the ball is in play. PENALTY (ARTICLES 2 AND 3): Infringement by the defending team is not penalized if the goal is scored. If a goal is not scored on the penalty kick, it is retaken. If there is an infringement by the attacking team and the ball enters the goal, the goal does not count and the kick shall be retaken. If there is encroachment by the attacking team and the ball does not go into the goal, there is no rekick. If the ball rebounds into play or is deflected out of bounds by the goalkeeper, the game shall be stopped and restarted with an indirect free kick for the defending team at the location of the encroachment. If the ball is saved and held by the goalkeeper, play shall continue. In cases where players from both teams are guilty of infringements, the kick shall be retaken regardless of the outcome of the kick.
NFHS Soccer Major Editorial Changes 17-1EXCEPTION: A corner kick shall be awarded to the opposing team when a free kick taken from outside the penalty area goes untouched into a team’s own goal. Dual-Officiating System (Pregame Conference) NOTE: A reserve official may be assigned to a tournament in order to assure game officiating continuity in the event one of the assigned officials is unable to officiate as assigned. When a reserve official is assigned, the tournament authority will clearly state the officiating position to be assumed by the reserve official in the event a head referee or referee is unable to officiate. The reserve official is under the jurisdiction of the head referee and performs those duties assigned by the head referee. The reserve official’s normal station is at the table inside the officials’ area during play.
NFHS Soccer Major Editorial Changes Dual-Officiating System (Penalty Kicks) Deleted arrow in center circle of diagram Diagonal Officiating System (Free Kick at the Halfway Line) Align AR1 with the second to last defender Double-Dual System (The Goal Kick) Delete second soccer ball and second CR from diagram
NFHS Soccer Major Editorial Changes Rules ComparisonThe 2012-13 rules book will contain an updated comparison of the major differences among NFHS and NCAA rules and FIFA laws.
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Take Part. Get Set For Life.™ National Federation of State High School Associations NFHS Soccer Uniform Requirements
Current Team Uniform Requirements Front Front of Uniform Options 1 manufacturer’s logo 2¼ square inches is permitted on each item (visible anywhere on the uniform) Home team shall wear white or light jerseys and socks Visiting team shall wear dark jerseys and socks All jersey’s (except goalkeepers) shall be numbered on the front with a different Arabic number at least 4 inches in height This number must be placed on the jersey or short Page: 21
Shoes must be worn by all participants Back of Uniform Current Team Uniform Requirements Back All jersey’s (except goalkeepers) shall be numbered on the back with a different Arabic number at least 6 inches in height Both socks shall be the same color, with a single dominant color, but not necessarily the color of the jersey Page: 21