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          Teams on one side of the field and parents on the other side of the field.


·         We have a ZERO tolerance on jewelry; no earrings, bracelets, rings, hard hair clips etc. TAPE OVER EARRINGS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.
·         All players MUST wear shin guards or they do not play; cleats are optional.
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·         Parents are urged to cheer for their child and NOT to speak to the Referees.
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·         The ball is dead when the goalie has ANY possession, especially in the younger age groups
·         .NO SLIDE TACKLES, CARDS, DIRECT KICKS, OR RUN AWAY SCORES.
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·         Rain Outs will be posted on the website and you will be notified via email/text if you have the notification turned on in your account.


 
 WMSC Fall REC Program --Basic Rules of the Game

  1. No runaway scores allowed. If a team is 3 or more goals ahead of the other team, the best players are to be placed on defense or in goal. 
  2. Parent Manager & Cheshire COACHES on one side with the players, and all parents/siblings must be on opposite sides of field at all times. 
  3. Parent Managers must be courteous and respectful to the other Parent Managers, players AND REFEREES.
  4. Cheshire COACHES are ALLOWED on the field during game play at ANY level, for instructural purposes only.

 
2nd & 3rd Grades
Ball size:                       4
Game Duration:            10 minute quarters, 3 minute breaks, 5 minute half time
Players:                         8 v 8
Offside:                         Enforced when blatant
Penalty kicks:                Indirect
Throw-ins:                     Up to 2 tries, then other team gets ball
Substitution:                  At any game stoppage (throw-in, goal kick, corner kick, free kick)
 
4th & 5th Grades
Ball size:                       4
Game Duration:            12 minute quarters, 3 minute breaks, 8 minute half time
Players:                         8 v 8
Offside:                         Enforced
Penalty kicks:                Indirect
Throw-ins:                     Up to 2 tries, then other team gets ball
Substitution:                  At any game stoppage (throw-in, goal kick, corner kick, free kick)
 
6th – 8th Grades
Ball size:                       5
Game Duration:            25 minute halves, 10 minute half time
Players:                        8 v 8
Throw-ins:                    Must be done correctly on first throw, or other team gets ball
Offside:                        Enforced
Penalty kicks:              Indirect
Substitution:                 At any game stoppage (throw-in, goal kick, corner kick, free kick)