How to Participate

THERE IS NO ENTRY FEE FOR THIS EVENT.


TEAMS ARE TO RAISE $5,000.00 TO BENEFIT MACCABI CANADA, A NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION THAT PROMOTES JEWISH IDENTITY AND DEVELOPS FUTURE LEADERSHIP AND SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL THROUGH THE PASSION OF SPORT!

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About the Event: Soccer

“7 ON 7″ SOCCER RULES for Maccabi Canada Sports Challenge

  1. All players must register with the Maccabi Canada Sports Challenge prior to participating in their first game.  Teams allowing unregistered players to participate in a game are subject to forfeiting that game.

  2. All team members must have same color jersey to play.  Different shades of the same color will be acceptable.  Numbers are suggested but not required.

  3. All players must wear shin guards and socks covering the entire guard. Shoes must be approved soccer cleats or non-cleated athletic shoe.

  4. No jewelry (except conforming to the body i.e. wedding band) can be worn.  Earrings, watches, necklaces and bracelets must be removed. Hats are restricted to soft foam billed visors.  All glasses must be secured by an elastic strap.

  5. There is no off-side unless a player is camping-out in the opponents penalty area

  6. All free kicks will be called per FIFA rulebook.  See rule #9.  You can score directly from an untouched corner kick.

  7. All opposing players must allow 10 yards clearance from the placement of the ball for any free kick (except when the ball is within 10 yards of the penalty area) until the ball is kicked.  The goalkeeper’s feet may not leave the line until the ball is kicked, but she may move laterally along the line.

  8. Penalty kicks will be taken at the penalty mark (a spot 12 yards from the center of the goal line).  All players must be at least 10 yards from the placement of the ball and outside the penalty area until the ball is kicked.  The goalkeeper’s feet may not leave the line until the ball is kicked, but she may move laterally along the line.

  9. All goal kicks will be taken from the end line within 10 yards of either side of the goal post.  The ball must leave the penalty area before it can be played and considered in play.  If touched before it leaves the penalty area, the kick will be retaken.

  10. Once the ball is under control, the goalkeeper may only take four steps (and will have a count of five) before she must release the ball into play.
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