Join us Sunday, October 10th, 2021 to celebrate Autism Soccer Awareness Week in the State of Florida and National Autism Awareness Month.
We invite everyone to come as we take this excellent opportunity to promote sports inclusion and autism awareness.
Thank you ALL for your support and we will see you there, and remember to WALK LIKE A CHAMPION, PLAY FOR MORE!
Sunday, October 10th, 2021
8:30 AM Registration – Check-in Open
10:00 AM Walk opening ceremonies and Stage program
10:30 Walk begins (1.5 mile loop, begins and ends)
The success of Autism Soccer Walk depends on the dedication and support of its volunteers.
Volunteers can assist in many different ways, please contact us for more information: Info@autismsoccer.org, 305-469-0895
Some of the tasks are: Handing water to participants, Security aids, registration, event organization , and much more.
Feel free to create volunteer teams at work or with your family and friends we will assign a task that fits your group and try our best to keep you together. Please register online.
Volunteer as Individual! There are many ways can you are helpful to our walk the list of task will be assign the day of the event but your contribution will make a great impact on our success.
If you decide to become a volunteer the day of the walk go to our registration table and someone will guide you and take you with the person in charge.
The autism soccer committee is crucial for the success of our walk. These are individuals who volunteer before our walk and work on the success of our event program.
The most important roles of the committee are not limited to media outreach, corporate sponsorship, community outreach and much more.
If you interested in participating or will like to become and be part of our committee please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What is SCORE A GOAL program?
The SCORE A GOAL recognizes fundraisers for Autism Soccer Walk who raises at least $500 or more prior to or at Walk day.
Members receive special benefits that may include:
OFFICIAL RULES – 2020
(FIFA RULES APPLY IF NOT MODIFIED WITHIN)
TEAM/PLAYER REGISTRATION RULES: All players must be registered on their teams’ registration form before the tournament begins. Any team or player determined by the event director to have falsified a player’s registration will be dismissed from the tournament. All players must carry identification, i.e.: player pass, driver’s license or passport, etc.
ROSTERS: All rosters are final upon completion of the team’s first game.
PLAYERS AND SUBSTITUTIONS: EIGHTEEN (18) for the MEN’S OPEN and TWELVE (12) for the WOMEN’S OPEN is the maximum number of players on a team. Teams playing more than 18 players for the men’s and 12 players for the women’s during the course of an event will be disqualified. Substitutes may occur at any dead ball situation, but players must be called onto the field by the referee and enter and exit at the half-field mark only. Players must already be at the half-field mark when dead ball situation first occurs to be called on.
GENDER: No males will be allowed to participate in any female divisions, except co-ed division. Co-ed division must have at least one female on the field at all times.
EQUIPMENT: All players must wear shin guards. Any player without shin guards will not be allowed to play. Teams are responsible for providing game balls. All balls (size 5) must be approved by the game referee.
GAME DURATION: The game shall consist of two 40-minute halves for the MEN’S OPEN and two 35-minute halves for the WOMEN’S OPEN separated by a five-minute halftime, OR the game ends when a team reaches an 8-goal lead. Pool games tied after regulation play shall end in a tie. Playoff games cannot end tied.
PLAYOFF OVERTIME: If the score is still tied, the winner is decided by shootout with 5 players from the field of play.
GOAL SCORING: A goal may be scored from any point of the playing field.
SCORING (IN POOL PLAY): 3 points for a win; 1 point for a tie and 0 points for a loss. FORFEITS: A forfeit is scored as 3-0
TIEBREAKERS: In pool play, ties between two or more teams will be broken by; 1) points; 2) overall goal difference in pool play; 3) overall goals scored; 4) Points in matches between tied teams; 5) Goal difference in matches between tied teams; 6) Goals scored in matches between tied teams.
PLAYER/BENCH PERSONNEL EJECTION (YELLOW/RED CARD): Referees have the right to dismiss a player OR bench personnel from the game for continual disobedience or as a result of an incident that warrants sending off. RED CARD suspension = Rest of game PLUS next game. Tournament Director may dismiss player or bench personnel for rest of tournament. A team official guilty of misconduct will be shown a YC (caution) or RC (sending off) *; if the offender cannot be identified, the senior coach who is in the technical area at the time will receive the YC/RC .
SPORTSMANSHIP: Players, coaches and spectators are expected to act in the nature of good sportsmanship at all times. Abuse of the referees will not be tolerated. Any instance of such conduct will disqualify the responsible team from the event.
FORFEITS: A forfeit shall be scored as 3-0.
SITUATIONS THAT THESE RULES DO NOT ADDRESS ARE THE DECISION OF THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR
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