FRCL Rules

Kyle Roberts
Updated Aug 7

Game Attire

Shirts tucked in for games
No jewelry
Proper equipment must be worn for each sport
General Team Rules

A team: Playing time is decided by the coach.
B team: Equal playing time

A team plays the first game at 4:15; B team game starts 10 minutes after A teams game finishes.

B team players can swing up for A team games but A team players may not swing down for B team games. (Rosters must be provided before the games)

The higher seed will host playoff games. In the case that the higher seed does not have a field or court, they will then play at the lower seeds school.

A player must play in 50% of regular season games to be eligible for playoffs. Injury is an exception.

All teams will provide a written copy of the rules on game day.


  • Games will be 2 out of 3 to 25, cap 25, 3rd game to 15, win by 2
  • Rally Scoring
  • 4:15 A game starts. B game starts 10 minutes after A game finishes.
  • At least one up ref and two line judges, scorekeeper. Score keeper must be a parent.
  • One away person and one home person will serve as the line judges.
  • Warm up time: 4 – 4 – 2
  • If court has less than 8 feet of serving space, player may step one foot into the court.
  • B games have the same rules in regards to service faults.
  • Meeting with coaches, captains, referees prior to match
  • Teams meet at end line prior to start of match (similar to high school) and shake hands with opponent at the net.


  • Shin guards must be worn by all players
  • 25 min halves, 8 min halftime
  • 4:15 Game
  • One ref, parent flag
  • A team must have at least 8 players to start a game. If a team only has 7 players or less, then they must forfeit the contest.
  • If Team A has either 8, 9, or 10 players, they are allowed to start the game. If Team B has 11 players, they are allowed to start a full team. If Team B reaches a goal differential of 3, they must pull off players to equal the number of Team A. Once the goal differential falls below 3, Team B is allowed to put players back on the field to reach 11 players until a goal differential of 3 is reached.

Point System
Win = 3 points
Draw = 1 point
Loss = 0 points

  • The team with the most points will be the higher seed for playoffs.

If there is a tie in the points then the tie breakers would go as follows:
Head to Head matchup
Goal differential for the season within league play.

  • If there is a tie in a regular season game there will be a 10 minute overtime.
  • If there is a tie in a playoff game there will be a 10 minute overtime. If the game is still tied after the 10 minute overtime then there will be a shootout. Each team will select 5 shooters and the teams will alternate having their teams shoot. If after 5 shooters the game is still tied then each team will select 1 more shooter until the game is decided.


  • 20 minute halves, running clock. This includes free throws. The clock will only stop in the last 2 minutes of each half for all dead ball situations.
  • A team plays the first game at 4:15; B team game starts 10 minutes after the A team game ends.
  • Teams may start a game with 4 players. If a team has 4 players and it is game time, they MUST start.
  • If a team is running late, it will be considered a forfeit if they arrive 20 min after game time.
  • Each coach will have (3) Full and (2) 30 second timeouts per game.
  • If a team has a 20 point lead or greater they must take off their full court press.
  • Overtime will be a 3 minutes with the clock stopping on all dead balls.
  • Each coach will get 1 full timeout per overtime.