Policy on Game Starts & Minimum Players
1. Check in:
B. If the Center official is not available for check in then the Assistant Referees should assume this responsibility so that the game may start on time.
2. Proper check in requires
4. At the 16th minute the official is required: to call the two managers into the center of the field and discuss their options. If the option is a forfeit then the referee will blow his whistle to officially end the game.
5. If at the 16/17th minute one team does not the required minimum of seven (7) players properly checked in with the Officiating Crew, The Center official will call the two teams together and declare the game a forfeit. The team with enough players will be awarded the win, with a 3 to 0 score. The players may remain and scrimmage but the officials will be required to leave the field