rules

UCI’s 14th Annual Anteater Invitational- Tournament Rules

 

      The men’s side will have 3 brackets of 4 teams- Top teams advance from each bracket;    the next best team among all the brackets will be chosen as wildcard and will advance to play on the semi-final. The women’s side will include 2 brackets of 4 teams – Top two teams advance to semi-finals. Teams will be ranked by number of points accumulated, followed by tie- breaking rules if necessary, Win = 3 points, Tie = 1 point, Loss = 0 points

     Two 35-minute halves for all games

     Substituting players is allowed on any dead ball or when the other team is substituting;

Unlimited amount of subs permitted

      Home team has first choice of where to warm-up.  Home team must provide 3 game balls.  Away team has first choice in jersey selection

      Straight red card results in immediate ejection of current game followed by a one game suspension.  Two yellow cards given to one player in the same game results in immediate ejection of current game followed by a one game suspension

    Tie Breaking  (in order of priority): [Superior team]

-    Head-to-head [Winner]

-    Goal differential (goals for minus goals against)   [Highest]

-    Goals for [Highest]

-    Goals against [Lowest]

-    Bookings [Lowest]

-    Best of 5 in penalty kick shootout [Highest]

    Tie Breaking for Semi-Final and Final (in order of priority):

-    Two 10-min overtime halves

-     Best of 5 in penalty kick shootout (players who were on the field when the game ended)

    If a team fails to show up by game time or field at least seven players they must forfeit

and the opposing team will receive a 2-0 win