Each team must have an adult coach (21 years of age or older) who will oversee team discipline and act as the team's representative.
For 7 v 7 games: Onside is in effect - 2 Attack, 2 Middies, 2 Defense, 1 Goalie
Penalties are called and served as they are in regular field lacrosse. The referee releases penalized players when their served time has expired.
A game-ending tied is decided by a 3 v 3 Braveheart (2 field players and a goalie), which begins immediately after regulation time with a faceoff. No substitutions will be allowed during a Braveheart. Championship games will go to a 7 v 7 sudden death overtime, each team will be awarded one time out.
Each period begins with a faceoff. Wing middies must be positioned to the left of their faceoff man, at the intersection of the sideline and the midline. Defensemen and attackmen must remain behind the goal line extended until the referee’s signal possession. The goalie must remain in the crease area until possession is signalled.
We will play 2 - 20-minute halves
After a goal is scored the ball is awarded to the scored upon goalie who puts the ball in play from his crease area. A referee must whistle to indicate play has recommenced.
All player substitutions are on the fly.
Each team is allotted one timeout per half. Timeouts are one minute long, no timeouts or stick checks in the last 2 minutes
Team members must wear matching jerseys or tank tops which are numbered
Maximum of two long sticks on the field at a time. U10 Division sticks can be no longer than 54"
ANY PLAYERS, PLAYERS, OR COACHES INVOLVED IN A FIGHT WILL BE EXPELLED FROM THE TOURNAMENT. No second chances. The Jingle Brawl has ZERO tolerance for fighting.