Great Basin Youth Soccer League
New Substitution Rule for League Play (approved at AGM 7/11/14)
4.04 Substitution of Players
a. May be unlimited in number, but shall be allowed only:
(1) On throw ins, free substitution by either team, as long as the player is ready at the half; at the discretion of the center referee.
(2) Prior to a goal kick (either team may sub), as long as the player is ready at the half; at the discretion of the center referee.
(3) After a goal (either team), as long as the player is ready at the half; at the discretion of the center referee
(4) If the referee stops play due to an injury, the injured player must be substituted, and the other team may also substitute.
(5) At half time.
(6) Recreational division will publish guidelines in accordance with USYSA small sided games.
Uniforms-Home team will be dressed in light/white color, visitor will wear dark color, and in case of same color the HOME team will change uniforms. All teams are to have two distinctive colors, one dark and one light. Failure to follow procedures could result in forfeiture of game at the discretion of the referee.
GBYSL is affiliated with US Youth Soccer as well as US Club. Therefore, under US Soccer Federation (USSF) guidelines, the poaching policy will be enforced per the USSF* reciprocity agreement amongst its member groups.
First offense of any poaching violation: for example, asking players to attend a tournament without the player’s coach written permission is a six month suspension minimum.
Second offense of any poaching violation: one year minimum.
*USSF is the official governing body of the sport of youth soccer in the United States. This includes the youth organizations of US Youth Soccer, US Club Soccer, American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) and SAY Soccer.
REVISION TO SPRING SEASON TRYOUTS HELD IN NOVEMBER
Tryouts for U10 and older teams may be directed toward non-club registered players. For example, recreational players and AYSO recreational players or any player not currently registered to a GBYSL Club team or Club Academy team.
c. Registration fee refunds can be awarded to individual players ONLY under the following circumstances:
1. 100% refund: The registrar has processed no registration paperwork
2. 50% refund: Paperwork has been processed but the team has played no games.