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GOLDEN GOAL
TOURNAMENT
RULES

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TOURNAMENT RULES

Below you can see a brief overview of the main gameplay rules. For a more detailed rules document, please click HERE.

  1. All games will be played indoors on an artificial turf field. The field dimensions are 105ft x 160ft. Teams shall consist of 6 players on the field (5 outfield players + a goalkeeper).

  2. This tournament will be a 48 team world cup style format. 12 groups of 4 teams. Top 2 teams in each group advance. Top 8 first place teams receive a First Round BYE. The Knockout Stage will consist of 5 rounds; First Round, Round of 16, Quarterfinals, Semifinals, and The Final.

  3. All games must end on a GOAL! Each game shall consist of 30 minutes of regulation time. When this time elapses, the game is not done. After the conclusion of the 30 minutes, matches go into "Target Score Time", with a target of one goal more than the leading team's (or tied teams') score. Every 3 minutes in Target Score Time, a player is removed from each side until each side is reduced to 2 players (1 player + 1 goalkeeper) or the winning goal is scored, whichever comes first.

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