TOMS RIVER FUTBOL CLUB P.O. Box 1562 Toms River, NJ 08754 Registrar Office Hours Are Monday-Friday, 9am - 5pm


FIFA rules will be followed with the following modifications as adopted by USYSA/NJSYSA/OCL
for play.
All home coaches must confirm game by Wednesday of that week. If away team does not hear
from home team coach, reach out to confirm by week’s end. If you cannot make contact,
reach out to your club rep.

1. Field
A. Dimensions- Length 70/80 x 45/55
C. Goals- 7’X21’.
2. Ball
A. Size 4 ball will be used.
3. Number of players (9 v 9)
A. Maximum players on the field at one time is nine
B. Substitutions may be made on any throw in, during a goal kick, after a goal, after an injury
stoppage by the referee, or at half time.
C. Every player will play at least one half (1/2) of each game.
D. Mixed age must play up unless granted permission by the OCL.
E. Carded players are not permitted to play on an OCL team.
F. Players must be rostered to only one team
4. Equipment
A. Shin guards must be worn by all players no exceptions!
5. Referee
A. Referees are assigned and compensated by the Home Team.
Each club should make every effort to use only certified referees.
Abuse by coaches, spectators, parents, or players will not be tolerated, and should be reported
to the club representative and league coordinator immediately.
Referees should briefly explain calls to all players.
Questions pertaining to any rule should be asked to referee prior to the start of any game.
6. Duration of Game
A. Teams will play two equal halves of 25 minutes with a 5 minute break at half
7. Kicks
A. For the taking of all kicks the opposing team must be at least eight (8) yards away before the
kick is taken.
8. Fouls and Misconduct

A. No slide tackling is allowed! The opposing team will be rewarded an indirect kick for a
violation of this rule.
B. Cautions may be issued by the referee, and players repeatedly fouling may be removed from
the game at the referee’s discretion.
9. Spectators/Coaches
A. As of September 1996 all coaches must have obtained an F-license
B. No coaches or spectators are allowed behind the goal area and must stay on their side of the
fields near mid field.
C. Coaches/Team and their Parents/Spectators from one team will occupy one sideline, while
Coaches/Team and their Parents/Spectators from the opposing team will occupy the other
10. Scheduling
A. All games will be played as scheduled, if a postponement is necessary both coaches must
inform their club rep by the Tuesday before. Only the Home representative can call
Cancellations/Rainouts. Coaches will notify the opposing coach at least 1 hour prior to the game
time. All postponed games must be made up as soon as possible.
11. Offsides
A. Offsides starts at the midfield line as usual.
12. Maximum Score –
Any OC Rec team that scores more than a six (6) goal differential at the conclusion of a
scheduled game will be warned once and then dismissed from the league. Adding players
during a lopsided game should be discussed between coaches at half and if possible, before.
If you need further explanation you can refer to the MOSA rules, as we are using those with
an exception or two. Common sense is always welcomed.
Respect your refs!