Adult League Rules

Rhode Island Soccer League (Over-30/40) RISL

  • 2012 Fees: $80 / $40 (3-man system) or $80 (one-man system)
  • Unlimited substitutions are allowed with re-entry BUT only 24 are allowed to play
  • Substitutions are permitted at any stoppage of play
  • Red Cards are kept and submitted with the game report
  • ALL goal scorers are to be documented on game report
    All Red and yellow cards are to be documented on the game report

  • Game report can be submitted by mail per instructions on the game report
  • Call in scores by 6pm to (401) 616-5230 or (401) 714-7774 (cell)
  • Game report can be scanned and emailed to rislover30@aol.com
  • game reports must be done within 24 hours
  • keep a copy of rosters and game report for your records

Rhode Island Women’s Soccer League  RIWSL

  • 2011 Fees: $80 / $40 (3-man system) or $80 (one-man system)
  • Unlimited substitutions are allowed
  • Substitutions permitted on goal kick, kick-off, own throw-ins, 1-for-1 on injury, and any time an opponent makes a sub
  • Submit game report by mail as shown on the game report
  • keep a copy of game report for your records
  • COMPLETE GAME REPORT ON GAMEOFFICIALS AS WELL WITH IN 24 HOURS OF MATCH!!!!

  • A. Rules for Games The current FIFA Laws of the Game and Universal Guide for Referees shall serve as the official game rules for the League, with the following exceptions:
  • 1. Players may be re-substituted freely up to eighteen players in any game. Only eighteen players may be listed on any game roster.
  • 2. Unlimited substitutions may be made, either on a throw-in when the substituting team has possession or on any goal kick.
  • 3. Unlimited substitutions may be made on the opposing team’s throw in if they are also substituting.
  • B: Rules for Season Play
  • 1. The home team is responsible for all field fees. Each team shall pay half of the referee fees.
  • 2. The home team is to provide a game ball.
  • 3. The home team is responsible for having the field properly marked and equipped with nets and corner markers. If the field is not properly prepared, the home team is assessed the League poor field fine, and the game is played. If the field is considered not fit for play (i.e. no goals, no lines) the visiting team wins the game by forfeit. It is the referee’s decision which level of penalty is assessed.
  • 4. Each team shall wear uniforms of different major colors, goalkeepers shall wear uniforms that distinguish them from all field players. In the event of similar uniforms, the home team shall be required to change color through the use of pinafores or alternate uniforms.
  • 5. Each player on a team, with the exception of the goalkeeper, shall wear a visible, legible, and unique number on the jersey. Each player shall wear the same number throughout the game.
  • 7. No player shall play with jewelry, metal cleats, or cleats with metal showing. Glasses must have plastic frames and safety bands. Added 6/22/08: It is the sole discretion of the referees to determine if any jewelry is acceptable for play. The player is required to comply with the referee’s request to remove jewelry. Taping over jewelry is not considered removal. In almost all cases, wedding bands are permitted.
  • GAME REPORTING: MUST MAIL REPORT IN AND REPORT ON GAME OFFICIALS MUST BE COMPLETE IN 24 HOURS

USA League (Affiliated with US Club Soccer)

  • 2011 Fees: $70 / $35
  • 2012 Fees: $80 / $40
  • Unlimited substitutions are allowed
  • Substitutions permitted on goal kick, kick-off, own throw-ins, 1-for-1 on injury, and any time an opponent makes a sub
  • Red cards ARE NOT kept
  • Submit game report online at usasl.com

Ligas Unidas Soccer Association — LUSA (Affiliated with MASA)

  • Fees: $80 / $40
  • 2 LUSA Rosters are submitted to the referee; ensure coach, manager and referee sign both copies. Other copy goes to the other team.
  • Only players listed on team roster shall be allowed to play in game.
  • LUSA Pass cards are required ID.
  • Starting 11 players, coach and manager passcards checked and collected.
  • Notation must be made on Roster if player uses another form of ID. Player and team director must sign a document and present it to referee.
  • 7 substitutions are allowed with NO re-entry
  • Substitutions are permitted at any stoppage of play
  • Red Cards ARE NOT kept
  • Before game, teams do an international walk-on.
  • Teams must be ready to enter field 15 minutes prior to start of game.
  • In case of color conflict, home team must change uniforms.
  • After the game, Managers are allowed to ask for confirmation of goals and cards of each team.
  • After the game, Center Referees are requested to call Gus 781-858-9394 with game details.
  • Game report is submitted on soccer-schedule by Sunday evening.
  • A USSF Supplemental Report MUST be filed if any send-offs are issued or if serious injuries result.

New England LASA League (Affiliated with MASA)   NELASA

assigned on usofficials

  • Fees: $80 / $40
  • 5 substitutions are allowed with NO re-entry
  • Substitutions are permitted at any stoppage of play
  • Red Cards ARE NOT kept
  • Game report is submitted by mail per instructions on the game report
  • A USSF Supplemental Report MUST be filed if any send-offs are issued

 

COLLEGE CLUB Soccer Club Rules     assigned on usofficials

Our referees are paid 100.00 for the middle and 50.00 for each AR.
teams – teams ARE responsible for payment. They will sign in refs and send checks
GAME REPORTS – ON USOFFICIALS FOR all assigned positions

 Rules of play refer to  www.ncaapublications.com/p-4320-2014-and-2015-soccer-rules.aspx

  • Duration 2 40’s NO OVERTIME WILL BE PLAYEDNO jewelry
  • No unpadded hard casts
  • Soft cast must have doctors release
  • No knee braces of hard unyielding material
  • PLAYERS VIOLATING THESE RULES SHOULD BE CAUTIONED (YELLOW) SENT OFF TIL CHANGES ARE MET
  • Substitution allowed goal kicks and corner kicks by either team
  • Injured player one for one
  • For a yellow card nor mandatory
  • After goal scored
  • Throw ins possession; team not in possession can only substitute when team in possession subs

WOMANS PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE WPSL

Referee fees to be supplied by home teams are:
Referee $75
Assistant $50
Assistant $50
4th $35
Referees
The Referee is required to check the player cards against the line-up. After the game they must check score information for accuracy and sign the form before receiving payment for the game.
The 4th official and team assistant are responsible for reporting the correct goal scorers, assists, cards (Y=yellow, R=red).  The home team shall provide the Game Report Form.
Home team is responsible for paying the referees after the game.
Referee, Assistant Referees and 4th Official are responsible for printing their names on the Game Report and checking the box as verification of payment.
The WPSL considers the completion and submission of the required games reports a significant part of the Referee’s responsibilities and duties.  Failure to follow the match reporting requirements may result in a one-third reduction of the referee’s compensation.
The following procedures must be followed:
 

  1. The WPSL Score Sheet must be completed, verified and signed by the referee and given to the coach of each team. Referee retains the bottom copy
  2. The WPSL Referee Report must be completed and faxed to 800-854-0913, within 24 hours of the scheduled game time.
  3. Complete the standard USSF 24 Hour Report and send it to 800-854-0913, in the event of a send off.
  4. Send any supplemental report that you feel is necessary to 800-854-0913

Local Assignors must submit pay sheets to the league office each month or by the end of the season.
Official 2016 WPSL Referee Manual
fee increase in this league effective 2017 90/60/60/50