Fredericksburg Rec

The Assignor for Fredericksburg Parks & Rec League is David Brandao. The Fredericksburg Parks & Rec League is an unaffilated league that plays by modified USSF Laws. Referees should use their RSRA badge for these games.

All referees for the Fredericksburg Parks and Rec League should review the latest version of the Fredericksburg Parks and Rec Rules.  Rules specific to Fredericksburg Parks and Rec include, but are not limited to:

A game may begin with less than eleven (11) players in Junior and Senior play, eight (8) in Rookie play, and six (6) in Novice play. All players must play at least half of each game unless injured or sick. If a team has less than eight (8) players in Junior or Senior play, and six (6) in Rookie play, a forfeit will be constituted. For the novice division, discretion will be left with the coach of the affected team.

Anyone wearing glasses must secure them with an eyeglass strap.

No jewelry or earrings shall be worn. Long hair should be secured with rubber bands or soft fabric head bands. Plastic headbands or barrettes should not be worn.

Players cannot participate while wearing casts or finger splints of any kind.

***Head balls will not be allowed in the Novice, Rookie, or Junior divisions. A head ball will be considered a dangerous play and the player will be penalized by the opposing team being given an indirect free kick.

Slide tackling will not be permitted in any division. A slide tackle will be considered a dangerous play and the player will be penalized by the opposing team being given an indirect free kick.

***For Novice leagues: on a goal kick, the opposing team must retreat back past mid-field prior to the ball being kicked into play. Once the ball is kicked, the defensive team may cross the mid-field line to defend.

DIVISION SPECIFICS

  BALL SIZE GAME LENGTH SCORE KEPT PLAYOFF # ON FIELD
Novice 3 8-minute quarters No No 6
Rookie 4 10-minute quarters Yes Yes 9
Junior 4 10-minute quarters Yes Yes 11
Senior 5 24-minute halves Yes Yes 11

Postponements or cancellations will be announced through the Fredericksburg Alert Notification System and Arbiter. If weather conditions are questionable and you do not hear a cancellation announcement, you should report for your game.

Dixon Park field layout for Fall 2018.

We are now using Arbiter for assigning City Rec games. Please see the Arbiter website.