The Surf N Turf Tournament will adhere to Club and a version of NCAA Rules. Players are required to use their best judgment during play with regards to checking and physical contact. Intentional bodily harm and violence will not be tolerated and may result in immediate ejection from the tournament. Flagrant use of force and intent to injure will not be tolerated. Players failing to adhere to this policy will be penalized and face possible expulsion from the SNT.
All players including goalie must wear team issued jersey, any player failing to do so will be asked to leave the field. If the player does not leave the field immediately a one minute non releasable delay of game penalty will be called.
All teams must have a minimum of 8 players to avoid a forfeit. If a team cannot field a goalie for a scheduled game, the team will be permitted to use a substitute.
In case of a forfeit, team with most players will win, goals will be added up and divided by the amount of games played for an average. That score will be recorded for the game.
Winning teams Captain are responsible for reporting scores to the registration/check in table. This should be done after the game. Any dispute in scores, score recorded by officials and SNT staff members at the field will be used.
All games are 10 vs 10 format
20 seconds to clear, from time you take ball from defensive zone to touching inside the offensive zone.
Only "on the fly" substitutions are permitted.
Only four (4) poles allowed on the field.
Each team will be awarded 1 timeout per half (no timeouts can be used under two minutes to run out clock time, a penalty of 30 sec with loss of possession will be given to a team that violates this rule)
All penalties will be served by using running time.
Penalties are releasable after goal, we will not lock in (unless for unsportsmanlike or referees deem lock in should occur).
Team with lead under 2 minutes must keep the ball in their offensive zone(defined as box).
Play will continue when flag goes down. Only when defensive team controls the ball or the ball goes out of bounds will play stop. Offensive zone/box will count as out of bounds.
All games will consist of two 25 minute halves, running time.
All goalies must be equipped with a chest protector and throat guard, no exceptions.
If a game ends in a tie, there will be no overtime both teams will be awarded a tie for the game.
Playoffs and Finals on Sunday will be 10 minute sudden death and will play until a winner is declared.
The Money Game: Only for the A Division Top 4 teams overall will play on Sunday in a single elimination playoff system . Teams will be ranked by wins, losses and goal differential. In the event of a tie, the team with fewest goals allowed will be declared the winner. Winning team has the option of donating prize to a charity or team captain will be presented with check.
B Division Playoffs: Top 4 teams overall will play on Sunday in a single elimination playoff system. Teams will be ranked by wins, losses and goal differential. In the event of a tie, the team with fewest goals allowed will be declared the winner.