Rules and Regulations For Carolina Fall Classic
All rules will be in accordance with NFHS standards unless otherwise noted.
Playing time will consist of two 22 minute running halves with a 3 minute halftime.
In the event of weather situation occurring, all updates will be on Tourney Machine, and all teams should stay in park and be ready to go when weather clears.
Table Manager will hold the official score for each game at the score table on each field. Scores will be reported to tourney machine app immediately following the game. Coaches are encouraged to verify score after each game with field administrator at their field.
Only the Head Coach/Program Director will be permitted to discuss issues with officials and/or tournament directors. DO NOT SEND PARENTS to discuss concerns, needs, or issues. They will be turned away.
In the event of adverse weather or unplayable field conditions, the tournament director reserves the right to:
Reduce game times in order to catch up with schedule. Reschedule games, if possible. Convert tournament to a "festival" format without playoffs or championships to provide the majority of teams the opportunity to play as many games as possible.
Ties will be broken in the following manner and sequence:
. Head to head play . Fewest goals allowed . Goal Differential (up to 7) . Total Goals scored
Divisions are determined by graduation year. No High School Graduates are eligible. At tournament directors discretion, any team with a player in violation of any of the above roster rules will forfeit all games in which the player is known to have competed and forfeit the opportunity to advance to the playoff round. No player may compete or be on a roster of more than one program in the same division during the tournament. Director approval may be granted if a program needs a player to play up in their own program. These situations must be cleared through tournament director before player participates on 2nd team.