Rules

  • The tournament will be played to 7-a- side FIFA laws with no offside.
  • The back pass rule will apply.
  • There will be rolling substitutions, which must take place from the halfway line.
  • The player must leave the field before the substitute can enter play.
  • A goal can be scored directly from the centre pass.
  • It is the responsibility of the coach to ensure players leave the field of play and administer substitutions.
  • Mercy Rule will apply when a team is up by six goals. The game will continue but the score stands as soon as the goal difference is six.

FREE KICKS

All free kicks are direct and the opponents must be at least 5 metres from the ball (same applies for corners).

SCORING

Points will be allocated = 4 points for a win / 2 for a draw / 1 for a loss.

In the case of a points-tie in the pool/league, the order will be decided by

  1. Head to head result
  2. Goal difference
  3. Goals for
  4. Penalties (see below)

PLAYOFFS

In the case of a draw at the end of full-time in the knockout stages, the following procedure will take place:

  1. All knockout games move to a penalty shoot out off pitch in the dedicated penalty area. For Cup Semi Finals and Finals: Extra Time: 1 period of 5 minutes Penalty Shootout
  2. Penalty Shootout- Each team will choose 7 players (including the goalkeeper) from their squad regardless of whether they were on the field of play at the final whistle. The teams will take 3 penalties each, followed by sudden death. If the scores are still equal, the players will take a second penalty until the game is decided. Goalkeeper can not be changed once the shootout starts.

MATCH DURATION

2 x 12 minute games (2 minutes half-time) for all games including playoffs and finals.

SUSPENSIONS

Any player receiving a red card will miss the next game. Two red cards will see a player expelled from the tournament. Any player receiving 2 yellow cards will miss the next game. All yellow cards will be cleared for knock out stages. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to make a final decision on any aspect of the rules.

FOOTBALL SIZES

Under 9 size 3, Under 11 and Under 13 size 4, Under and Over 15 size 5

Please note that the British International School, Phuket is not liable for any injury or loss of property that may occur during this tournament.

CODE OF CONDUCT

The mission of the annual BISP Soccer Sevens tournament is to create world-class competitive experiences and opportunities within a welcoming atmosphere. We strive to develop and realise individual and team potential by promoting high standards of competence, character, and sportsmanship.

In order to realise this vision it is imperative that all key stakeholders model a clear set of guidelines.

PLAYERS

  • Display honesty at all times
  • Be gracious in victory and defeat
  • Demonstrate fair play
  • Treat all players and officials with respect
  • Shake hands with players, coaches and officials after each game
  • Demonstrate team spirit through positive encouragement and support

PARENTS & SUPPORTERS

  • Act as positive role models
  • Respect all officials decisions
  • Be supportive of all players involved in the tournament
  • Give positive support at all times
  • Recognise the efforts of the coaches who are often giving up their time

COACHES & LEADERS

  • Respect officials decisions
  • Advocate fair play
  • Shake hands with officials and coaches
  • Treat all team members with respect giving positive reinforcement throughout the tournament
  • Model sportsmanship

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