Hoboken Adult Soccer League

2017 HASL 7 vs 7 RULES & BY-LAWS
UNLESS LISTED BELOW, FIFA RULES APPLY
The Hoboken Adult Soccer League 
Co-Ed, Men's and Over 35 Adult Soccer League

RULES & REGULATIONS BELOW

  • All games are played at Frank Sinatra Park or 1600 Park Ave.  Both Turf Fields.
  • The season consists of 8 games. 
  • PLAY AT YOUR OWN RISK. LEAGUE HAS NO INSURANCE.
  • MUST BE REGISTERED AND SIGN WAVIER TO PLAY.
  • NO REFUNDS 1 WEEK PRIOR TO KICK OFF.
  • ALL TEAMS MUST PAY A $25 REFEREE FEE.
  • TEAMS WHO FORFEIT WILL PAY THE FULL $50 REF FEE AND CANNOT PLAY NEXT GAME UNLESS FEE IS PAID TO THE HASL DIRECTLY.
  • ANY TEAM FORFEIT WILL DISQUALIFY TEAM FROM THE PLAYOFFS.
  • ONCE SCHEDULE IS PUBLISHED IT BECOMES FINAL. THE HASL WILL NOT RE-SCHEDULE GAMES UNLESS FOR WEATHER OR OTHER UN-FORESEEN LEAGUE REASONS.
  • Top 4 teams from each division will make the playoffs.
  • Games are 2 X 22 minutes halves.
  • Games are 7 vs 7 - 6 players and a keeper. 
  • Minimum to start game is 4 players and a keeper.
  • CO-ED teams must have at least 2 women on the field at all times or play short.
  • Substitute “On the fly”.  Player coming off the field must not interfere with the game.
  • No Slide-Tackles - Automatic Yellow Card - Direct free kick.
  • Slide-Tackle within the box is a penalty kick.
  • No off-sides.
  • A Goal may be scored directly from a kickoff.
  • A Goal may be scored from anywhere on the field.
  • After keeper has possession the ball must touch a player or field of its defensive side prior to going over the midfield.  
  • Throw-ins. No Kick-ins.
  • Players must stand 10 yards from any free kick
  • ​ALL GAMES ARE FINAL AT ONCE 1st HALF IS COMPLETED.
  • Win/Loss /Tie Point System:                                                                                                                                                                                         3 Points for a win                                                                                                                                                                                                            1 Point for a tie                                                                                                                                                                                                               0 Point  for loss
  • SHINGUARDS should be worn for your protection.
  • Substitutes "On the fly".  No need to inform the referee.  Player must be off the field before new player touches the ball.
  • Teams may pick up any women players or keepers from other teams.
  • No slide tackling except by the Goalkeeper (Not outside the box).​
  • O35 - If a referee challenges a player for his age he must present his ID. If not the team forfeits the game 5-0. No exceptions. 
  • O35 - Any Player 35 in the year they are playing can play in this league. (If player is 34 and will be 35 the year they are playing)
  • O35 - Keeper can be of any age.
  • O35 - Women players can be of any age.
  • RED CARD RULES: PLAYER MUST LEAVE THE FIELD HOWEVER TEAM DOES NOT PLAY SHORT.
  • YELLOW CARD Player must leave the field (cool down)  of play until the referee calls you back in. This may be a few seconds or longer.
  • REFEREE DECISION IS FINAL. THERE ARE NO PROTESTS OF CALLS, RULES OR GAMES.

HASL RULES 2017