will be kept for U8 and above only.It is the goal of BSYSA to schedule
teams in a division to play each other at least twice, where possible.Points to determine division standings
will be assigned as follows:
Win = 3 points
Loss = 0 points
BSYSA will not record draws in U8 and
above. Penalty kicks will decide the winner of the match. The Teams that wins
the penalty kicks will be awarded one additional goal. The following procedure
will be used:
The referee chooses the goal at which
the kicks will be taken.
The referee decides which team is to
take the first or the second kick, based on the order established at the coin
toss prior to the beginning of the game.
The referee keeps a record of the
kicks being taken.
Subject to the conditions explained
below, both teams take five kicks.
The kicks are taken alternately by the
If, before both teams have taken five
kicks, one has scored more goals than the other could score, even if it were to
complete its five kicks, no more kicks are taken.
If, after both teams have taken five
kicks, both have scored the same number of goals, or have not scored any goals,
kicks continue to be taken in the same order until one team has scored a goal
more than the other from the same number of kicks.
A goalkeeper who is injured while
kicks are being taken from the penalty mark and is unable to continue as
goalkeeper may be replaced by a named substitute.
Each kick is taken by a different
player and all eligible players must take a kick before any player can take a
Only the eligible players and match
officials are permitted to remain on the field of play when kicks from the
penalty mark are being taken,(Exception for U8: One coach from each team is
allowed to stand beside the goal, they can assist the referee when asked, they
may not address the opposing Goal Keeper).
All players, except the player taking
the kick and the two goalkeepers, must remain within the center circle.
The goalkeeper who is the team-mate of
the kicker must remain on the field of play, outside the penalty area in which
the kicks are being taken, on the goal line where it meets the penalty area
The NTSSA tournament tie breaker method will be used to determine the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams. The Tie
Breaker method is as follows:
Head to Head game results for any and
all games played that season winner will advance. NOTE: Head to Head will include Goals for and Goals against as a
determining factor. An example would be if Team “A” and Team “B” play an even
number of times. Team “A” scores a total of 7 goals, and team “B” scores a
total of 3 goals. Team “A” would advance
Most number of “shutouts”
in that season team with most shutouts. Will advance. NOTE: Shutout is
defined as holding the opposing team to zero (0) goals.
Goal differential: The team with
highest goal differential against common opponents will advance (maximum of
five (5) goal differential per game).
Fewest goals allowed: The team with
fewest goals allowed against common opponents will advance.
Fewest accumulation of caution points:
1 point for yellow and 2 points for red. Fewest accumulation of caution points
Penalty Kicks: winner will advance.