The Florida Draw Tournament

Director #(561) 727-0312


Tournament Rules & Policies

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  • Each High School Team Will Play At Least Three Games. Teams That Advance To A Championship Game Will Play Additional Games. Each Game Will Consist Of Two Twenty Two (22) Minute Halves. A Five (5) Minute Half Time Will Take Place Between The Halves. Games Are Scheduled Every 60 Minutes. When Game Is Finished, Shake The Other Teams Hand And Leave The Bench Area. If You Are Waiting To Play, Begin Warming Up In The Designated Area And Be Ready To Take The Field And Begin Playing As Soon As The Horn Sounds.
  •  Submitted Team Rosters Are Final. Each Player Must Have A Jersey With A Clear & Visible Number That Matches The Submitted Roster. No Additions, Modifications Or Changes Can Be Made To A Team Roster Once The Team Roster Has Been Submitted Without The Expressed Consent Of The Tournament Director. Teams With Players Not Listed On Their Roster Or Teams With Players Participating on Multiple Teams Will Forfeit All Games And Be Disqualified From Tournament Play Without A Refund. No Repeated Numbers On A Single Team.
  • Respect the Officials. Any flagrant disrespect toward an official will result in expulsion for the remainder of the tournament. No Exceptions. This goes for players, coaches and parents.
  • One Timeout Per Half (One Minute/Running Time). No Time Outs In The Last 5 Minutes Of Either Half Of The Game. Timeouts can be called after a goal has been scored by Head Coach or any player on the field or during a dead ball situation or during play by the team in possession anywhere on the field.
  • Clock Will Continue To Run During A Timeout (One Minute). Time Will Be Kept At The Tournament Head Table.
  • Official Scores Will Be Kept At EachScore Table. A Single Long Blast Will Signify Beginning and End Of Each Half.
  • Penalties Are Running Time. Penalty Time Will Be Kept By The Score Table
  • Major Foul inside arc right before halftime or end of game If a player is fouled inside the arc prior to the end of the game a shot will still be awarded even if the horn ending the half/game has sounded.
  • No Timeout will be allowed to be called by either coach directly after a player, coach, or substitute is yellow or red carded for a penalty.
  • Sudden Death Overtime In Playoff Games Only.
  • 3 Minute Overtime Periods. No Timeouts.
  • National Us Lacrosse Rules And Regulations Apply.
  • Middle School Division Rule Exceptions: 1) No checking above the shoulder 2) Goal differential of 6 goals will enact deferment of the draw (ball possession) to the lower score team.
  • Mercy Rule. Middle School Girls Only. When there is a 6 goal difference, a free position will be awarded to the trailing team at draw. One pass must be made from the free position before a shot is attempted. The coach of the team that is behind may waive this free position at any time.
  • Yellow Cards (3 Minutes) and Red Cards (6 Minutes) Running Clock
  • A player or coach receiving two yellow cards or one red card in a single game will be ejected from the game by the game officials. Any team accumulating 4 Yellow cards in a game (results in the team playing short) If these violations are flagrant, the player or coach will be expelled from the tournament. Ejections are determined by the game officials, expulsion by the tournament directors. The tournament director's decision is final - no exceptions, no refunds.


Pool Play:

  • All Teams Play In A Pool Within Their Division. Playoff Seeding Is Based On Performance Within Their Pool. Each Team Is Awarded 3 Points For A Win And 1 Point For A Tie And 0 Points For A Loss.
  • Tie Breaker Criteria: 1. Head To Head Competition, 2. Fewest Goals Allowed In Pool Play, 3. Overall Record (In And Out Of Pool) 4. Coin Toss


Single Elimination Bracket & Championship Game Play:

  • Each Championship Game Will Consist Of Two Twenty Two (22) Minute Halves. A Five (5) Minute Half Time Will Take Place Between The Halves. When Game Is Finished, Shake The Other Teams Hand And Leave The Bench Area. If You Are Waiting To Play, Begin Warming Up In The Designated Area And Be Ready To Take The Field And Begin Playing As Soon As The Horn Sounds.
  • One Timeout Per Half (One Minute/Running Time). No Time Outs In The Last 5 Minutes Of Either Half Of The Game. Timeouts can be called after a goal has been scored by Head Coach or any player on the field or during a dead ball situation or during play by the team in possession anywhere on the field.
  • Clock Will Continue To Run During A Timeout (One Minute). Time Will Be Kept At The Tournament Head Table.
  • Official Scores Will Be Kept At EachScore Table. A Single Long Blast Will Signify Beginning and End Of Each Half.
  • Penalties Are Running Time. 1 Minute. Penalty Time Will Be Kept By The Score Table
  • No Timeout will be allowed to be called by either coach directly after a player, coach, or substitute is yellow or red carded for a penalty.
  • Sudden Death Overtime In Playoff Games Only.
  • o 3 Minute Overtime Periods. No Timeouts.
    • National Us Lacrosse Rules And Regulations Apply.
    • Yellow Cards (3 Minutes) and Red Cards (6 Minutes) Running Clock
  • o A player or coach receiving two yellow cards or one red card in a single game will be ejected from the game by the game officials. Any team accumulating 4 Yellow cards in a game (results in the team playing short) If these violations are flagrant, the player or coach will be expelled from the tournament. Ejections are determined by the game officials, expulsion by the tournament directors. The tournament director's decision is final - no exceptions, no refunds.


General:


  • Mouthguards And Protective Eyewear Is Mandatory For All Players
  • Protective headgear Optional
  • Any Flagrant Disrespect Toward An Official Will Result In Expulsion For The Remainder Of The Tournament. No Exceptions, No Refunds.
  • We Reserve The Right To Shorten Games, Extend Games Or Cancel Games Due To Inclement Weather Or Injury.
  • Clean Up Your Bench Area And Your Team Area
  • Spectators Must Remain Outside Of Team Areas And Off Fields.
  • Spectators Also Need To Respect The Officials, Fans, Coaches, Parents And The Players. Bad Behavior Will Not Be Tolerated.
  • An Athletic Trainer Will Be On Site And Will Be Found At The Athletic Trainer's Tent.