Semi finals will be played at the home field of the 1st and 2nd place teams. 1st plays 4th place; 2nd plays 3rd place. In the event a 1st or 2nd place team cannot host, the respective opponent will host. Referees will be assigned by the host club's local assignor and fees to be shared as outlined below.
Finals will be played at neutral sites. Referees to be assigned by the district. In the event neutral locations are not provided, the higher-seeded team gooing into the semi-finals will host the finals.
SWD League rosters U11 and older will be frozen on October 25, 2017.
For U11 & U12; two 30 minute halves, if tied two 10 minute overtime periods, if tied kicks from the mark. The higher seeded team is the home team.
For U13 & U15; two 35 minute halves, if tied two 10 minute overtime periods, if tied kicks from the mark. The higher seeded team is the home team.
Sunday Games/Finals For U11 & U12; two 30 minute halves, if tied co-champions are declared. NO overtime or kicks from the mark. The higher seeded team is the home team.
For U13 & U15; two 40 minute halves, if tied co-champions are declared. NO overtime or kicks from the mark. The higher seeded team is the home team.
Referee fees are shared by both teams playing.
For U11 & U12; $65.00 for center referees and $45.00 for assistant referees, $77.50 per team.
For U13 & U15; $70.00 for center referees and $50.00 for assistant referees, $85.00 per team.
The rate is the same for all games. Host clubs may assign a fourth official if they wish, the host club pays for the fourth official.Referees will be paid on the field and no later than half-time.
Each travel division in a league (U11 and up) shall conduct playoffs in the fall season. The top four teams in each division will enter the playoffs. The following format for the playoffs will be used: semifinals 1v4, 2v3; the winners proceed to the finals. Trophies will be awarded to the finalists. All protests will follow the SWD protest guidelines which are on the SWD website. Issues that arise before the game is played will go to the Playoff Committee. SCORES SHOULD BE SENT TO THE LEAGUE COMMISSIONER UPON COMPLETION OF THE MATCH BY BOTH TEAMS.
Bob Pepi - Chair
Items of note:
If the referee terminates a semi-final match due to weather or darkness, the semi final game will be played Sunday (in place of the final) and the final will be rescheduled. Terminated matches must be replayed in their entirety.
Remind teams to bring money, alternate jerseys and game balls to the field.
The matches are all posted on the web site (please verify accuracy as alway