Red and Yellow Cards (applies to indoor)
All yellow cards will carry a 2 minute penalty. A 2 minute penalty is applied to the team who has received the yellow card and will be required to continue one player short no matter how many goals are scored against them within the 2 minutes. After the 2 minute period, the team shall return to full strength, including the player that received the yellow card.
All red cards carry a 1 game suspension. In the case where a player has received a red card in a game for fighting, spitting, abusing the ref or another player verbally – the player will serve the standard 1 game suspension, however a 2nd offense will result in expulsion from the league. If a player is given a red card, she shall leave the playing area immediately. A 5 minute penalty is applied to the team who has received the red card and will continue one player short no matter how many goals are scored against them within the 5 minutes. After the 5 minute period, the team shall return to full strength, excluding the player that received the red card.
If a goalkeeper receives a two minute penalty, her time may be served by another player on the field. For a red card, she will be ejected from the game and will not be allowed to come back to play.
Teams must give the league at least 4 hours advance notice if forfeiting a game. Failure to do so, will result in a 3 point loss in the standings. A second offense will result in $130.00 team fine. Teams will be given a 1 game pass. Teams that forfeit games after that will be fined $130 regardless of whether we receive advance notice or not.
ANY TEAM CAUGHT USING AN ILLEGAL PLAYER ( NOT ON TEAM ROSTER AND NOT REGISTERED WITH VAUGHAN SOCCER CLUB) WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE GIVEN A LOSS FOR THAT GAME. SECOND OFFENCE WILL RESULT IN SUSPENSION OF THE CAPTAIN FOR 2 GAMES (OUTDOOR) OR 1 GAME (INDOOR).
A PLAYER MUST BE READY TO SUPPLY PROOF OF WHO THEY ARE ( IE: DRIVERS LICENCE) IF ASKED BY THE CONVENOR OR REFFEREE AT THE FIELD. IF THEY DO NOT PROVIDE PROOF THEY WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO PLAY THAT GAME.