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Junior Rules Modifications For Cal Cup 2018

By Tournament Direct, 05/02/18, 11:00AM PDT

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Junior Rules Modifications

 

All youth fields will be playing 7v7 format

 

Safety of all players on the field is the priority. 

 

U8

  • U8 will be playing with the "larger size" hockey ball. 
  • There will be no goalies in this division.  
  • No coaches or spectators behind either goals or end lines. 
  • No coaches allowed in the circle (D) during any point in the game.
  • No short corners. A free hit for the offending team will be awarded at the top of the circle directly outside the circle
  • If a coach impedes the circle at any point a verbal warning shall be given. If the coach impedes the second time the coach shall be issued a green card and must be replaced with another coach or adult.
  • The stick may not be raised above the waist at any time during the game.
  • No penalty strokes, free hit rule applies
  • Long corners will be taken at the half line directly up from where it exited the end line.
  • The ball must move 5 meters before entering the circle at any time within the opposing half.
  • The ball may not be raised off the ground at any point in the game including a shot on goal. 

 

U10

  • Standard FIH hockey ball will be used.
  • No coaches or spectators behind either goals or end lines
  • No coaches allowed in the circle (D) during any point in the game.
  • If a coach impedes the circle at any point a verbal warning shall be given. If the coach impedes the second time the coach shall be issued a green card and must be replaced with another coach or adult.
  • The stick may not be raised above the shoulder at any time during the game.
  • Goalies are allowed in this division
  • Penalty stroke are allowed. FIH rules apply
  • Long corners will be taken at the half line directly up from where it exited the end line.
  • The ball must move 5 meters before entering the circle at any time within the opposing half.
  • The ball may only be raised off the ground for a shot on goal. FIH danger rule applies. 
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U12 and U14 Boys & Girls

  • Standard FIH rules apply
  • Long corners will be taken at the half line directly up from where it exited the end line.
  • The ball must move 5 meters before entering the circle at any time within the opposing half.
  • No coaches are allowed on the field at any point in the game.