Document Revisions

This page details all revisions and amendments to ESC documents.


July 2016

Playing Rules
•  Replaced the term “touched” with “played” to match national documents
•  Updated U5-U6 to 4v4

Admin Regulations
•  Removed all references to 3v3
•  Updated 5.4.3 to match revised OSA ORL
•  New 3.6.2 added regarding sanctioned tournaments and no play dates
•  Added numbers in parenthesis to some regulations
•  Updated 3.8.2.4 to specify that no form is required if head coach present
•  Updated 3.5.1 to match revised OSA ORL


August 2016

Summary
•  U5-U8 does not use build-out lines as was originally discussed
•  U5-U8 all free kicks are now indirect
•  U5-U8 deliberate heading is not allowed
•  U5-U6 is now 4v4 and combined into a single division
•  U5-U6 will not have a referee present except for training purposes
•  U5-U6 coaches are discouraged from entering the playing area
•  U7-U8 now plays 4 x 10 minute quarters
•  U9-U10 offside is only enforced between build-out and opposing goal line
•  U9-U10 deliberate heading is not allowed
•  U11-U12 deliberate heading is not allowed

•  Disallowed heading and punting now results in an indirect kick for the opposing team
•  New ESC Playing Rules sections for specific rules and concussions
•  Halftime is now a maximum of 10 minutes

Playing Rules
•  Added section “Heading and Concussions”
•  Added section “Punting”
•  Added section “Build-Out”
•  Added section “Facility”
•  Some items moved from “Local Recreational” to “Facility” section
•  Some items moved from “Local Recreational” to “Heading and Concussions” section
•  All punting information was moved to the “Punting” section
•  All build-out information was moved to the “Build-Out” section
•  Updated 4.1.4 to allow up to 10 minutes for halftime
•  The information contained in 4.1.6 was revised and moved to heading section
•  Removed 4.1.7 because build-out lines no longer exist in U5-U8
•  Removed 4.1.9 because nonspecific and redundant
•  Removed redundant and outdated punting information from “Exceptions” section
•  Added item to U5-U6 discouraging coaches from entering the playing area
•  Removed build-out line references in all U5-U8 information
•  U5-U8 all free kicks are now indirect
•  U7-U8 duration is now 4 x 10 minutes
•  More rules added to the “Overview” section
•  Referees now listed as the number present