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Rules of Play and Code of Conduct

 

The Liverpool Laxtoberfest will use US Lacrosse Rules with the following exceptions:

  • Each Team will play Four 30 minute games (running time)
  • Games will be 8 v 8 (2 attack, 3 midfield, 2 defenders and 1 goalie)
  • Contact: High School Rules apply. Full stick check. No deliberate body contact may be initiated, either offensively or defensively. Incidental body contact is to be expected (i.e. ground balls & side lines).
  • Penalties:  A player receiving a yellow card will be sent off the field for 1 minute and a substitute player can replace her.  A player receiving a second yellow card in one game the player will be sent off the field for the remainder of the game.
  • Time: Games will be One 30 minute period - running time.  There will be 5 minutes between games.  Official’s will start and end games on their own clock.
  • Draws:  There will be One draw to start the game and then it will be goalie clears after each goal.
  • Substitutions:  Because games are running time all substitutions will be on the fly.
  • Time Outs: There will be no time outs.
  • Tie Games: Games ending in a tie – A brave-heart will immediately follow the 30 minute period.
  • Game scores will be posted at the registration tent.
  • Weather Policy:  Inclement weather is out of the control of the tournament directors and officials.  In the event of inclement weather, all games will be suspended for 20 minutes.  Games will resume at their regularly scheduled times.
  • No refunds will be issued for game cancellations, due to the acts of God (i.e. rain, severe wind and/or hail and/or thunder and lightning.
  • If there are any issues/disputes please go to the registration table and discuss with one of the Tournament Directors (Shawn Halpin or Jeff Salanger).