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Monmouth Ocean Soccer Association

Monmouth Ocean Soccer Association

1. Duration and Ball Size:

a) Division I – 45 minute halves with size 5 ball (17U & Up)

b) Division II – 40 minute halves with size 5 ball (15U & 16U)

c) Division III – 35 minute halves with Size 5 ball (13U & 14U)

d) Division IV – 30 minute halves with Size 4 ball (11U & 12U)

e) Division V – 30 minute halves with Size 4 ball (9U & 10U) 

f) Division VI – 30 minute halves with Size 4 ball (8U) 


2. Player Passes

a) Each player must possess a valid current seasonal year’s player pass issued and validated by the particular club's designated NJYS District Commissioner. No player will be allowed to participate in any M.O.S.A. sponsored game or activity without a valid player pass issued to the player and club designated to participate in said game or activity.

b) A player is permitted to be either Primary or Secondary carded under NJ Youth Soccer to participate in any M.O.S.A. sponsored game or activity. Players cannot be rostered to play on more than one club within M.O.S.A.
           1) MOSA Secondary Passes will cost $10/player. 

c) Any player transferring from one MOSA team to another MOSA team during the seasonal year (September 1st to August 31st) will be required to sit out three (3) MOSA games prior to further play in MOSA.  The sit out starts when a new player pass is issued. 

3. Game Start Times:

a) It is suggested that no game start prior to 12:00 noon, except for Division I and II.

b) Teams should make every effort to arrive on time. Referees should allow home teams 15 minutes to produce enough players to start the match, away teams are allowed 30 minutes to produce enough players to start the match. If either team is unable to meet the minimum required players in the allowed time the game should be reported to the Game Commissioner. Please keep in mind the idea is to play the games. 

4. Players Equipment:

a) The player’s equipment will be in accordance with FIFA laws of the game, Law Four (4) (player’s equipment).  Additionally each player’s jersey or shirt shall be imprinted with a distinctive number for his team.

b) Player’s equipment must conform to FIFA, USSF, USYSA, NJYSA and MOSA regulations.

c) Players will not be permitted to play in any MOSA sponsored game or activity with a cast of any type (no solid material).  Normal soft braces without any hard exposed material will be permitted, with the approval of the game official.  Covering a hard cast with a soft material, does not constitute a soft cast or brace.  Knee or other type braces with external buckles or straps must be covered with soft material that was supplied with the brace and must be worn.

 5. Maximum Score:

 a) Any MOSA team that scores more than a six (6) goal differential at the conclusion of a scheduled MOSA game shall be subject to the following:

(1) First Time:  The coach(s) is to be counseled by his/her club MOSA Representative, who will make a complete report to the Second Vice President (Games Commissioner) on the substance of said counseling.

(2) Second Time:  The coach(s) will be required to appear before the MOSA Board and may be subject to a fine of $50.00 and/or additional penalti

*If a team intentionally scores on its own goal in an attempt to circumvent the maximum score rule, the player who scored the own goal and the team coach can both be cautioned for unsporting behavior. The coach will be required to attend the next MOSA discipline meeting.

*If a team ends the game before full-time, the game shall be considered a forfeit, regardless of the score. (if both coaches agree to shorten the halves and the referee permits no punishment will be given)

 6. Substitutions – Under 9 through Under 19

a) Unlimited substitutions on any stoppage of play for either team.

7. Game Cards
            a) All coaches will print a game card from GotSoccer no sooner than 72 hours prior to a match.  Any game card presented at the field that is printed beyond 72 hours will not be accepted, the game will not be played and the Games Commissioner will determine the outcome of the game and any necessary fines.  
            b) If one team fails to bring a Game Card, the opposing teams Game Card can be used so the game can be played. But any player not on a Game Card would be ineligible to play. 

8. Roster and Number of players allowed:

Roster Sizes Game Day

7v7 14 Players

9v9 16 Players

11v11 18 Players

9. Game Card Player List and Goal Sizes
            a) *9U-10U* (7 v 7) Goal Size 7' X 21' or 6' 6" X 18' 6" 
                (Game Card Max 14 players)

 b)*11U-12U* (9 V 9) Goal Size 7' X 21' or 6' 6" X 18' 6" 
     (Game Card Max 16 players)
 c)*13U&Up* (11 V 11) Goal Size 8' X 24'  
     (Game Card Max 18 players)