The Spring Season will commence in September and conclude in December (definitely before school breaks up, date ultimately determined by weather). Matches are played during the school holidays.
Matches for all age groups consist of two halves of 18 minutes each, with a 2 minute break for half-time and 7 minutes between matches.
The official time keeper starts and finishes play in all matches. Teams must be on the field on time as the match will commence on time. Matches are adjudicated by an official referee whose decision is final and binding.
Teams will be provided playing uniforms consisting of jerseys, shorts and socks for each registered player. These uniforms become the property of the individual players.
Each team’s playing jerseys are designed to be easily differentiated from each other teams, such that there will be no need for alternate strips or training bibs to be worn by any team. For this reason, it is a rule that players must wear their allocated playing jersey whenever competing.
It is intended that all competitions will have either six, eight or ten teams. Where sufficient teams register for a given age group, teams will be graded based on the information provided at the time of registration with the aim of ensuring individual competitions are as fair as possible.
Each team is required to have a coach or manager to perform substitutions during the match and also to be the primary point of contact for all correspondence from FootballSSG. The team’s coach or manager must supply an email address for correspondence from FootballSSG.