West Chester University Intramural Outdoor Soccer will follow the current rules of FIFA (International Federation of Football Associations) and NIRSA (National Intramural and Recreational Association) unless modified to accommodate facility or program needs
A minimum of seven (7) players are required to register a team in the Men’s or Women’s Division. Co-Rec Division teams are required to have eight (8) players in order to register a team
Games will consist of two 20-minutes halves with a 3-minute halftime. Teams will switch sides after each half.
There is no slide tackling in Intramural Outdoor Soccer. This rule applies to all players including the goalkeeper. Goalkeepers must lead with their knees and not feet if attempting to slide for a loose ball.
Yellow cards are considered a final warning by an official. A yellow card awards the offended team the ball. Red cards result in an automatic ejection from the game. The player cannot be replaced and that team will continue with one less player on the field.