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1 SOCCER Culminating State Event State Fall Games Events Offered Team Competition 11-A-Side 7-A-Side 5-A-Side Unified Team Competition 11-A-Side 7-A-Side 5-A-Side National Governing Body Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Case Postale Zurich, Switzerland (41.1) Individual Skills Contest SOMI-Specific Information Sport season: July-September Team Size Roster size: The minimum roster size is six players; maximum roster size is 10 players for 5- a-side. For 7-a-side the minimum is eight with a maximum of 12. Games must start with a minimum of five players (5-a-side) or seven players (7-a-side). Games may continue with 4 aside or 6 aside respectfully if an injury occurs during the game. 11-a-side will have a minimum of 12 or maximum of 15 players. 11-a-side unified will also have a 12 minimum or 15 maximum players with equal number of traditional athletes and unified partners. You may register 3 athletes as your team alternates. There are no timeouts in soccer competition, except in the case of injury. Soccer Uniforms & Equipment The soccer uniform shall consist of a jersey or shirt, shorts or sweat pants, stockings, and shin guards, and shoes. Jerseys/shirts must be numbered on the front with 4 inch numbers and on the back with 6 inch numbers. Numbers should be centered on the shirt. Each player should have a different number. Teams are encouraged to include a number on the front of the shorts at the bottom of the right leg. This number should be 4 inches high, and the color of the numbers should match the number on the shirt. Numbers should be of contrasting color. For Unified Sports teams the athlete should have even number jerseys and the partners will have odd number jerseys. Shin guards must be completely covered by the stockings, shall be made of a suitable material (rubber, plastic, polyurethane, or similar substance), and shall afford a reasonable degree of protection. Shoes: Soccer shoes must have rubber sole cleats. No metal cleats. Jewelry is prohibited. The goal keeper shall wear colors, which distinguish him/her from the other players on the team and from the referees. Ball Size: Juniors will use size 4 balls, seniors will use size 5. Also see page 45 for the uniform guidelines that apply to all sports (i.e., no denim). Atlantoaxial Instability Rule Any athlete with Down Syndrome, who is competing in soccer, must have an x-ray indicating that he/she does not have atlantoaxial instability prior to participation. Athletes with atlantoaxial instability may participate in soccer skills only. Competition Each coach must see to it that each athlete has frequent opportunities to participate. 11-a-side games will be two 25-minute halves and five minutes during half-time. 7-a-side will play two 17- minute halves with a 5 minute half-time break. 5-a-side soccer will be played with two 15- minute halves and a five minute break during half-time. In a 5 and 7 a side play, a goalie when putting the ball back in play, must throw the ball so that it either bounces before the mid field line or touches another player before the mid field line. The penalty for a violation of this rule is that the opponents goalie may than have the opportunity to the ball in play.

2 Three (3) games must be played against other Special Olympic teams and those results submitted to the state office on the designated date. Coaches must stand in their respective coach s boxes. Coaches are not allowed around the perimeter of the field. Coaches failing to stay within the parameters of the box will receive an unsportsmanlike behavior conduct penalty (yellow card). Official representatives of the competition committee also have the right to caution and eject coaches who are showing inappropriate sideline behavior. At the start of play a ball must be kicked forward from the center spot before being touched by another player. A goal can be scored directly from a kick off. In 5-a-side, 7-a-side and 11-a-side play all balls over the side line shall result in a throw-in. General Rules When the ball passes over the goal line (not in the goal), having last been played by an attacking player, the goalkeeper, standing within his own penalty area, shall throw the ball back into play beyond his own penalty area, but not further than the halfway line. In 5 and 7 a side play, a goalie when putting the ball back in play, must throw the ball so that it either bounces before the mid field line or touches another player before the mid field line. The penalty for a violation of this rule is that the opponents goalie may than have the opportunity to put the ball in play. The ball shall be deemed in play as soon as it passes outside the penalty area. The above rules of goal clearance also apply when a goalkeeper gains possession, with his hands, of a ball that is still in play. During a throw-in, the athlete must throw the ball according to the rules. If there is a physical impairment, and one of the athletes cannot throw the ball in as described by the rules, then the coach must inform the official of this situation ahead of time. Otherwise, the throw-in rules will be enforced. Any ball over the end line off of a defensive play is an offensive corner kick for 5, 7 or 11 a-side. Offense is a goalie throw in. Any ball over the end line last touched by the offense is a goalie throw in for 5, 7 and 11 a side. SOMI recommends that only new teams or teams without 11 players play 5-a-side or 7-aside soccer. 5-a-side should only be available for developing programs. No off sides for 5 and 7 a-side. A team bench area will be provided for each team. Each bench area will be defined by a marked off rectangle, 15 meters in length, located on the sideline at least five meters away from the sideline and within 10 meters of the half-way line. Substitute players and coaches are expected to remain seated within the bench area at all times except when making a substitution. Coaches are expected to restrict their coaching to simple verbal encouragement. Verbal abuse of players or officials, or excessive and explicit coaching from the sidelines, will be considered unsportsmanlike conduct and may result in a warning from the referee. If such behavior persists, the referee may eject the coach. Substitutes: Teams are allowed to use all substitutes named on the playing roster. Free substitutions are allowed in all games unless otherwise noted by the tournament committee. Each coach must see to it that each athlete has frequent opportunities to participate. Penalty Kick - Shootout The referee chooses the goal and tosses a coin the winning captain decides the first or second kick. Five players are selected from each team. The kicks are taken alternately by the teams. The highest score after five penalty kicks is declared the winner. If the game is still tied after five kicks, the penalty kicks continue on a sudden death basis using the remainder of the team s players (including goalkeepers) until a winner is decided. Kicks are made at the penalty mark. Eleven-A-Side Soccer In tournament play, if overtime is used to break a tie, two "sudden-death" periods shall be played (first goal scored wins). For 11-a-side, these periods shall be five minutes each. If the game is still tied after the overtime periods, penalty kicks shall be used to decide the game.

3 Substitution procedures should follow standard soccer rules format. Goal size should be 8 feet x 24 feet for 11-aside. Five-A-Side Soccer & Seven-A-Side Soccer Regular 11-A-Side Soccer rules will be utilized with the following modification: Off-sides will not be called in 5-a-side or 7-a-side soccer. Team and Players: The game is played between two five or seven player teams. One player on each team shall be the goalkeeper. No fewer than four or six players shall be on the field at one time. Each coach must see to it that each athlete has frequent opportunities to participate. If a game is tied at the end of regulation play a shoot out will be played. Five penalty shots will be taken by each team with the team scoring the most goals declared the winner. Shots will be taken at 23 feet for 7-a-side and 20 feet for 5 a- side. If the game is still tied individual alternate penalty shots will be taken. When one team scores and the other does not, a winner will be declared. Field Dimensions The 5-a-side field shall be a rectangle: maximum dimensions of 50 meters by 35 meters, minimum dimensions of 40 meters by 30 meters. The smaller field is recommended for lower ability teams. The field shall be marked out as shown below. (See 5-a-side field diagram). The goal size must be between a minimum of 3 meters x 2 meters and a maximum of 4 meters by 2 meters. The goal area shall be 8 meters by 12 meters. The penalty mark must be at 7 meters for goal size of 4 meters x 2 meters. The penalty mark must be at 6 meters for goal size of 3 meters x 2 meters. The recommended playing surface is grass 7-a-side field shall be a rectangle: maximum dimensions of 70 meters by 50 meters, minimum dimensions of 50 meters by 35 meters. The smaller field is recommended for lower ability teams. The goal size shall be 5 meters by 2 meters. The goal area shall be 8 meters by 20 meters. The recommended playing surface is grass 11-a-side field of play must be rectangular. The length of the touch line must be greater than the length of the goal line. Maximum dimensions of 120 meters by 90 meters, minimum dimensions of 90 meters by 45 meters. The goal size shall be 7.32 meters by 2.44 meters. The recommended playing surface is grass. Unified Soccer Team Competition Roster size: The roster shall contain a proportionate number of traditional athletes and partners. A team roster should have a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 15 players with equal numbers of traditional athletes and unified partners. Equal means eight athletes and seven unified partners, seven athletes and eight unified partners, six athletes and nine unified partners or nine athletes and six unified partners. Each team shall have an adult nonplaying head coach responsible for the line-up and conduct of the team during competition. Unified Partners should not be involved in coaching. The unified partner must complete the Unified Sports Partner Application for Participation form prior to participation. Unified partners have athlete status and are required to follow all rules established by the area, which may include traveling and residing with the team. They should be identified on housing forms as partner athletes and be counted in the athlete to chaperone ratio. Unified partners will receive the same awards and accommodations as traditional Special Olympics athletes. Referees shall assess a foul on any athlete whose play is deemed dangerous. A second foul for dangerous play shall result in disqualification. This rule is to ensure that a play does not create a health and safety risk for other players. Participating in Unified Sports should be a positive experience and pose meaningful sports challenges for all players. Coaches should monitor their players to ensure that all players are contributing to the team s success and that an individual player is not dominating the game. If a unified partner is not allowing the entire team to be a part of the game, it is the coach's responsibility to remove that player. If an opposing coach feels that a partner is dominating the game, he/she should notify the Games Rules Committee while the incident is occurring. The Rules Committee will observe the game immediately. If they agree that a partner is

4 dominating the game, they will speak to the coach and request that the coach discuss the philosophy of the Unified Sports program with the athlete. If the player continues to dominate after this discussion with the coach, the rules committee will remove the player from the game. If the coach puts the player back in the game, the team will forfeit. Assistant coaches may be on the team roster and may play. Assistants should not play if their age or team skills differ significantly from the ages and team skills of other team members. Individual Skills Contest The Individual Skills Contest is designed for lower ability athletes who have not yet developed the skills necessary to participate meaningfully in team competition. Athletes may not be assisted by the coach. Modifications will be made for hearing or visually impaired athletes. The Individual Skills Contest consists of three events: dribbling, shooting, and run and kick. Each player should perform each event twice. The total score from the two rounds is added together to give the final score. Event #1: Dribbling 1. Equipment: regulation size ball, tape or chalk, 4 large cones to mark the finish zone. 2. Description: The player dribbles from the starting line to the finish zone, staying inside the marked lane. The finish zone should be marked off with cones as well as chalk. 3. The clock is stopped when both the player and the ball are stopped inside the finish zone. If the player over-shoots the finish zone, he/she must dribble it back in to finish. center of the lane opposite the point at which the ball went out. Scoring Conversion Chart: Time Points pts pts pts pts pts pts pts pts pts pts pts. Event #2: Shooting 1. Equipment: Five regulation size balls, tape or chalk, 4 meters x 2 meters, and 5-a-side goal with net. 2. Description: Player begins at start line and walks or runs forward to shoot the ball into the goal from a distance of 6 meters. The player returns to the line. Ball placer (official) places the next ball to be shot. Player repeats. Athlete takes a total of five shots. 2-minute time limit to be completed. 3. Scoring: Each goal scores 10 points. Figure U: Shooting 4. Scoring: The time (in seconds) elapsed while the player is dribbling is converted into points using the scale on this page. A deduction of 5 points is made for each time the ball runs over the sidelines of the lane or if a player touches the ball with his/her hands. Note: If the ball runs over the sideline, the referee will immediately place another ball in the

5 Event #3: Run & Kick 1. Equipment: Four regulation size balls placed as shown. A central starting point should be marked. A 2 meter-wide target gate (cones or flags) set up 2 meters ahead of each ball. 2. Description: Player begins at the starting marker. He/she runs to any ball and kicks it through a target gate. He/she is only allowed to kick the ball once. He then runs and kicks another ball through a target gate. When the player kicks the last ball, the clock is stopped. 3. Scoring: The total time (in seconds) elapsed from when the player starts to when he/she kicks the last ball is recorded and converted into points using the conversion chart below. A 5- point bonus is added for each ball kicked successfully through a target gate. Scoring Conversion Chart: Time Points pts pts pts pts pts pts pts pts pts pts. Figure V: Run & Kick

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