SOCCER (Boys and Girls)
Procedures and Regulations
- All contests shall be governed by High School Federation Rules where applicable and/or as amended by the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference and the Central Connecticut Conference.
- The length of conference contests shall be as follows:
Varsity – two, forty-minute periods. When the score is tied at the end of regulation there will be two 5-minute overtime periods. If the score is still tied at the end of these periods the game is recorded as a tie. (updated 9/2/10)
Junior Varsity – two, forty-minute periods – no overtime.
Freshman – two, forty-minute periods – no overtime.
- A top grade ball shall be used for all contests. Three balls of the same design shall be available for play in all
- The host school shall be responsible for all game
- An adult timer must be used for all varsity contests or the time will be kept on the field by the head official.
- Games will be scheduled on Tuesdays and Fridays except there will be one week during the season when three games are needed. Those games will be scheduled on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Adjustments will be made when Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur fall on a Tuesday or a
- Starting time will be no later than 3:45 p.m. (after daylight saving time, no later than 3:00 m.) Unless mutually agreed upon by the schools involved.
- 16 game schedule
- Four (4) divisions with eight (8) teams in each division – two (2) pods in each division (Patriot and Colonial); play teams in your pod twice and once in the other pod for a total of 10 divisional games. These games would be used to determine the divisional champs. There would be eight (8) divisional champs (4 from the Patriot Division and 4 from the Colonial Division). Should teams end up with the identical records, divisional champ(s) would be
- Rank the eight (8) teams in each division 1-8 based on a two (2) year record – current school year record and previous
- Schedule six (6) crossovers – 1 and 2 ranked teams play the other 1 and 2 ranked teams in the other divisions, 3 and 4 play the other 3 and 4 teams, 5 and 6 play the other 5 and 6 teams, 7 and 8 play the other 7 and 8 teams. Crossovers will be reviewed/adjusted on a two-year rotation to allow for a home & away setup. (Four of the south teams will have to play one opponent from the opposite pod for a second time).
- Tie breaker to be used when ranking teams: a) Head to Head, b) Over-all record using the CCC scheduled contests, c) By
- Selection of 22 per division, all-conference players must be based on merit and a total season’s
Format for selecting all conference: Adopted 10/1/15
- Coaches would submit nominees to each divisional coach advisor
- Nominations form will be created and provided to coaches
- Coaches will have an opportunity to discuss players
- A numbered ballot will be provided to coaches for voting (1-22 in each division)
- Coaches cannot vote for their own players
- Each coach will vote for their top athletes (#1 being top choice and so on)
- The top player gets 22 points
- The top 22 (from each division) will be named all-conference
(Revisions: All language for Boys and Girls Soccer were determined to be correct 7/08/09 JT). Reviewed: 10/12/09 BS 11/5/15; 10/27/16, 6/19/17