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Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Big Possible Changes To Field Hockey Overtime.....

These will be the new overtime rules in both regular season and postseason field hockey if approved by the VHSL. The Executive Committee recommended approval Monday. Membership and Group Classification meetings are next week in Richmond during the State Basketball Championships.


D.  PM 66-4-2 FIELD HOCKEY REGULAR SEASON TIE-BREAKER (submitted by Westfield High School)

FIELD HOCKEY REGULAR SEASON TIE-BREAKER (OT-PS-SVPSOO, OOSV)
  • 5-minute intermission
  • Captains meet with officials
  • Home Visiting team captain calls the coin toss
  • Winner chooses possession or direction
  • 15-minute, Reduced Player, sudden victory overtime
  • Teams will change ends of the field at the first stoppage of play at or after the 7 minute 30 second mark
  • Any "eligible" player may participate in overtime.
  • All rules governing the 11-player game will be used EXCEPT: A maximum of FOUR (4) defenders may be behind the end line on penalty corners.
  • Neither team may request a time out.
  • Substitution during the 15-minute overtime period will be allowed.

If after the completion of the overtime period, the game is still tied, the procedure described below will be followed.

PENALTY STROKES (PS)
  • 2-minute intermission
  • Captains meet with officials
  • Visiting captain calls the coin toss
  • Winner of the toss chooses whether to stroke or defend first
  • Coaches provide an ordered list of 5 players (names and numbers) to the Official Scorer
  • Any "eligible" player may participate
  • Players must be listed in order, 1 through 5
  • Officials select the goal
  • Only coaches and remaining team members may be on the field, behind the 25-yardline (out of the goalkeeper's direct line of sight)
  • Teams alternate strokes
  • The game ends if one team has a goal advantage that cannot be overcome.  If, after completion of the penalty stroke procedure above, the game is still tied, another set of "Sudden Victory" penalty strokes (SVPS) will take place.

SUDDEN VICTORY PENALTY STROKES (SVPS)
  • 2-minute intermission
  • Coaches provide names and numbers of 5 players (as above in the PS procedure)
  • Any eligible player can be listed
  • Team that took the first stroke in the procedure above will defend first during the SVPS
  • First team scoring more goals after an equal number of strokes is the winner

The Sudden Victory penalty stroke procedure (SVPS above) is repeated until there is a winner.

One –On –One –

A Series of five shots on goal shall be taken by individual players in a one-on–one situation (attacker vs. goalkeeper)  To begin this procedure, the attacker stands on the 25 yard line and the goalkeeper stands on the goal line.  Play continues for 10 seconds with follow up shots permitted.

Note: the one-on–one play could be conducted with follow-up shots not permitted.  A foul or violation by the attacker ends the procedure.  A goal is awarded for a foul or violation against the goalkeeper.  The procedure also ends when: (1) the 10 seconds has elapsed; (2) a goal is scored; (3) the ball goes out of play over the end line, sideline or outside the circle.

a.  Each coach will present a list of 5 players to the official and the shots will be taken by the players in the order they are listed.  The team attempting the first shot will be decided by a coin toss, with the visiting captain calling the toss.  If a player participates out of order, that one-on-one is over and no goal is awarded.  The next correct player is to play the team’s next one-on-one.

b.  The  five players listed for each team will attempt the shots on goal on an alternate basis and the team scoring the most goals is declared the winner.

c.  If the game is still tied each team will attempt “sudden victory” shots on an alternating basis.  This procedure will continue until the tie is broken.  You may allow a repeat of the first 5 players.  The order of the players may be changed at this time.

FIELD HOCKEY POST SEASON- OVERTIME

66-4-3 Breaking Ties, Post-Season Play-If a tie exists during post-season play, the tie shall be broken by administering the Post Season Tie-Breaking Procedures published on the League's website.

PM 66-4-3 FIELD HOCKEY POST SEASON TIE-BREAKER (OT-OT-PS-PS-SVPSOO, OO, OOSV)

If the game is tied at the end of regulation, teams will play a maximum of TWO 15-minute, reduced-player, sudden victory overtime periods. The first OT will be played as detailed in the Regular Season procedure described previously.

If the game is still tied at the end of the first overtime, a second 15-minute, reduced-player, sudden victory overtime period shall be played.

  • 2-minute intermission
  • Report lineup changes to the Official Scorer
  • Teams change goals
  • Team not having the center pass to start the first OT will have it to begin the second
  • Play a second 15-minute, REDUCED PLAYER, sudden victory overtime

If the game remains tied after two OT periods, teams shall proceed with the Penalty Strokes (PS) procedure outlined previously. If, after completion of the first set of penalty strokes, the
score is still tied, teams shall REPEAT the Penalty Stroke (PS) procedure. The following provisions apply:

  • 2 minute intermission prior to beginning this second set of penalty strokes
  • Coaches may change the players and/or order of players to take this set of penalty strokes
  • The team that defended first in the previous set of penalty strokes will stroke first for the second set

If, after two sets of regular Penalty Strokes, the game remains tied, Sudden Victory Penalty Strokes (SVPS) will be used to determine a winner.
  • 2-minute intermission
  • Each coach provides an ordered list (names and numbers) of five players who will take the penalty strokes for her/his team
Team that went first in the initial set of penalty strokes will go fist in the SVPS.  This procedure is repeated until one team has more goals after an equal number of strokes

One –On –One –

A Series of five shots on goal shall be taken by individual players in a one-on–one situation (attacker vs. goalkeeper)  To begin this procedure, the attacker stands on the 25 yard line and the goalkeeper stands on the goal line.  Play continues for 10 seconds with follow up shots permitted.

Note: the one-on–one play could be conducted with follow-up shots not permitted.  A foul or violation by the attacker ends the procedure.  A goal is awarded for a foul or violation against the goalkeeper.  The procedure also ends when: (1) the 10 seconds has elapsed; (2) a goal is scored; (3) the ball goes out of play over the end line, sideline or outside the circle.

a. Each coach will present a list of 5 players to the official and the shots will be taken by theplayers in the order they are listed.  The team attempting the first shot will be decided by a coin toss, with the visiting captain calling the toss.  If a player particiapates out of order, that one-on-one is over an no goal is awarded.  The next correct player is to play the teams next one-on-one.

b.  The  five players listed for each team will attempt the shots on goal on an alternate basis and the team scoring the most goals is declared the winner.

c. If after completion of the first five one on ones the score is still tied, teams shall REPEAT the one on one procedure the following provisions apply:

d.  2 minute intermission prior to beginning this second set of one on ones

e.  Coaches may change the players and/or order of players to take this set of one on ones

f.  The team that defended first in the previous set of one on ones will go first for the second set.

g.  If the game is still tied, each team will attempt “sudden victory” shots on an alternating basis.  This procedure will continue until the tie is broken.  You may allow a repeat of the first 5 players.  The order of the players may be changed at this time.

Staff recommends as long as there is support from each/most of the field hockey regions.

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