Each league has similar playing rules. This makes sense, since they are all based upon The Laws Of The Game. However, almost all leagues have slight variations in their application of the Laws. It’s important that you know the rule set for any league in which you are assigned games. Go to their website and brush up on their application of the Laws and note specific rule differences.
- Atlantic Premier League (APL)
- Eastern Development Program League (EDP)
- Philadelphia Area Girls Soccer (PAGS)
- Referees Home
- Playing Rules
- PAGS offers three different leagues, through the year; PAGS Premier Leagues (PPL), PAGS Developmental Geographic League (PDGL), and PAGS Cup Qualification League (PCQL). The difference between PPL and PDGL is that PDGL permits the use of guest players. PCQL is a short season league, consisted of three games that allow teams to get qualified for Cup play. PCQL games are generally played in November and December.
- PAGS 2018-19 PPL PLAYING RULES
- PAGS 2018-19 PDGL PLAYING RULES
- PAGS 2018-19 PCQL PLAYING RULES
- PAGS permits both teams to substitute on any dead ball situation. Substitutions are unlimited and both teams can substitute on any stoppage.
- In the case of a sending off, the Referee must retain the pass of the individual sent off and should forward that pass to the League office within 24 hours of completion of the game (see Game Reports)
- Council Rock United Soccer Association (CRUSA)
- Reading Berks Junior Soccer League
- Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer (EPYSA) Cup Competitions
Pay particular attention to the league's substitution rules. This table shows slight variations between leagues.