Ohio South Youth Soccer Bylaws Quick Reference

 

 

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Section 0. PURPOSE OF ASSOCIATION (Mission Statement)

0.1

 

 

Section 1. ADHERENCE TO US SOCCER BYLAWS

1.1 PURPOSE 1.1  1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14

 

 

Section 2. MEMBERSHIP BYLAWS

2.1 PURPOSE 2.1 2.1.1 2.1.2 2.1.3
2.2 SANCTIONED LEAGUE 2.2.1 2.2.2 2.2.4
2.3 OUT-OF-STATE LEAGUES 2.3.1 2.3.2 2.3.3 2.3.4 2.3.5
2.4 IN-STATE LEAGUES 2.4.1 2.4.2 2.4.3 2.4.4 2.4.5
2.5 PLAYERS PLAYING OUT- OF- STATE 2.5.1 2.5.2 2.5.3 2.5.4 2.5.5
2.6 TEAM COMPETITION 2.6.1 2.6.2 2.6.3 2.6.4
2.8 GOOD/BAD STANDINGS 2.8.1 2.8.2 2.8.3 2.8.4 2.8.5 2.8.6
2.9 SIMULTANEOUS PLAY 2.9.1 2.9.2 2.9.3 2.9.4 2.9.5 2.9.6 2.9.7
2.10 PRIMARY REGISTRATION AND TRANSFERS 2.10.1 2.10.2 2.10.3 2.10.4 2.10.4a 2.10.5
2.11 OSYSA JURISDICTION 2.11.1 2.11.2 2.11.3 2.11.4
2.12 RECOVERY OF GRIEVANCE EXPENSES 2.12.1 2.12.2 2.12.3
2.13 DEFINITION OF A "CLUB" 2.13.1 2.14 2.14.1
2.15 PROHIBITED CONDUCT 2.15.1 2.15.2 2.15.2.1 2.15.2.3 2.15.3 2.15.4

 

 

Section 3. PROGRAM REGISTRATION BYLAWS

3.1 PURPOSE 3.1
3.2 COMPETITIVE PROGRAMS 3.2.1 3.2.2 3.2.3 3.2.4 3.2.5 3.2.6
3.3 RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS 3.3 3.3.2 3.3.3 3.3.4
3.4 US YOUTH SOCCER MEMBERSHIP PRIVILEGES/RESPONSIBILITIES 3.4.1 3.4.2
3.5 PLAYER REGISTRATIONS 3.5.1 3.5.2 3.6 3

 

Section 4. TEAM REGISTRATION BYLAWS

4.1 PURPOSE 4.1
4.2 LEAGUE ASSIGNED TEAM NUMBERS 4.2.1
4.3 LEAGUE ROSTERS 4.3.1 4.3.2 4.3.3 4.3.4 4.3.5 4.3.6 4.3.7 4.3.8
4.4 TEAM MEMBERSHIP 4.4.1 4.4.2 4.4.3 4.4.4 4.4.5 4.4.6 4.4.7 4.4.8 4.4.9 4.4.10 4.4.11 4.4.12 4.4.13

 

Section 5.  US YOUTH SOCCCER PLAYER BYLAWS

5.1 PURPOSE 5.1
5.2 LEAGUE REGISTRAR 5.2 5.2.2 5.2.3 5.2.4
5.3 US YOUTH/ OSYSA PLAYER AND COACH PASSES 5.3.1 5.3.2 5.3.3
5.4 REGISTRATION PROCEDURES 5.4.1 5.4.2 5.4.3 5.4.4 5.4.5 5.4.6 5.4.7 5.4.8 5.4.9 5.4.10 5.4.10.1 5.4.10.2 5.4.11
5.5 PREPARATION OF REGISTRATION CARDS 5.5.1 5.5.1.1 5.5.1.2 5.5.1.3 5.5.1.4 5.5.1.5 5.5.1.6 5.5.1.7
5.6 LEAGUE ASSIGNED NUMBERS 5.6.1
5.7 PLAYER NUMBER 5.7.1 5.7.2 5.7.3
5.8 LEAGUE TEAM ROSTER 5.8.1 5.8.2 5.8.2.1 5.8.2.2 5.8.2.3 5.8.2.4 5.8.2.5 5.8.2.6 5.8.2.7
5.9 STATE COMMISSIONER VALIDATION STAMPS 5.9.1 5.9.2 5.9.3 5.9.4
5.10 LEAGUE GUEST PLAYERS 5.10.1
5.11 TOURNAMENT GUEST PLAYERS 5.11.1 5.11.2 5.11.3 5.11.4 5.11.5 5.11.6 5.11.7 5.11.8
5.12 PLAYERS THAT HAVE PLAYED HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER 5.12.1
5.13 PLAYERS REGISTRATION - REGISTRAR INSTRUCTIONS 15.13.1
5.14.1 US YOUTH SOCCER PLAYER PASS 5.14.2 5.14.3 5.14.4 5.14.5
5.15 TEAM'S LEAGUE ROSTER 5.15.1 5.15.2 5.15.3 5.15.4 5.15.5 5.15.6 5.15.7
5.16 LEAGUE REGISTRARS AND ASSOCIATE OR ASSISTANT REGISTRARS 5.16.1 5.16.2 5.16.3 5.16.4 5.16.5 5.16.6

 

Section 6. US YOUTH SOCCER COACHES REGISTRATION BYLAWS

6.1 PURPOSE 6.1
6.2 COACHES PASS 6.2.1 6.2.2 6.2.3 6.2.4 6.2.5 6.2.6 6.2.7 6.2.8 6.2.9 6.2.10 6.1.11 6.2.12 6.2.13 6.2.14 6.2.15
6.2.15.1 6.2.15.2 6.2.15.4 6.2.15.5 6.2.15.6   6.2.15.7 6.2.15.8

 

Section 7. TRAVEL PROCEDURE BYLAWS

7.1 PURPOSE 7.1 7.1.1 7.1.2 7.1.3 7.1.4
7.2 PERMISSION TO TRAVEL/NOTIFICATION OF PARTICIPATION 7.2.1 7.2.2 7.2.3 7.2.4 7.2.6 7.2.7 7.2.8
7.3 INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL 7.3 7.3.1
7.4 UNAUTHORIZED TRAVEL 7.4.1
7.5 MEDICAL RELEASE AND INSURANCE 7.5

 

Section 8. TOURNAMENT SANCTIONING, SMALL SIDED TOURNAMENTS AND FRIENDLY GAME BYLAWS

8.1 PURPOSE 8.1
8.2 REQUIRED PROCEDURES 8.2.1 8.2.2 8.2.3 8.2.4 8.2.5 8.2.6 8.2.7 8.2.8 8.2.9
8.3 NUMBER OF TEAMS 8.3.1 8.3.2 8.3.3 8.3.4
8.4 STATE ACTION 8.4.1 8.4.2
8.5 TOURNAMENT ACTION 8.5.1 8.5.1.1 8.5.1.2 8.5.1.3 8.5.1.4 8.5.1.5 8.5.1.6 8.5.2 8.5.3
8.6 TOURNAMENT REFEREES 8.6.1 8.6.2 8.6.3 8.6.3.1 8.6.3.2
8.7 TOURNAMENT PROBLEMS 8.7.1 8.7.2 8.7.2.1 8.7.3 8.7.4 8.7.5
8.8 SMALL SIDED TOURNAMENT SANCTIONING BYLAWS 8.8.1 8.8.1.1 8.8.1.2 8.8.1.3
8.9 FRIENDLY GAMES 8.9.1 8.9.1.1 8.9.1.2 8.9.1.3 8.9.1.4 8.9.1.5 8.9.1.6 8.9.1.7
8.10 TOURNAMENT PLANNING 8.10.1

 

Section 9. REFEREES' PROCEDURES

9.1 PURPOSE 9.1
9.2 GENERAL 9.2.1 9.2.2 9.2.3 9.2.4
9.3 PLAYER, REFEREE, AND SPECTATOR SAFETY 9.3.1 9.3.2 9.3.3 9.3.4 9.3.5
9.4 GAME PREPERATION 9.4.1 9.4.2 9.4.3 9.4.4 9.4.5 9.4.6 9.4.7
9.5 GAME PAYMENT 9.5.1 9.5.2 9.5.3
9.6 REFEREE RESPONSIBILITIES - GAME ACTIONS 9.6.1 9.6.2 9.6.3 9.6.4
9.7 OSYSA/ US YOUTH SOCCER PLAYER/COACH PASSES 9.7.1 9.7.2 9.7.3 9.7.4 9.7.5 9.7.6 9.7.7 9.7.8 9.7.11 9.7.12 9.7.13 9.7.14
9.8 PROTESTS 9.8.1 9.8.2 9.8.3 9.8.4
9.9 GAME ENFORCEMENT 9.9
9.10 MISCONDUCT BY A GAME OFFICIAL 9.10.1
9.11 MISCONDUCT TOWARD A GAME OFFICIAL 9.11.1

 

Section 10. STATE CUP BYLAWS

10.0 US YOUTH SOCCER OHIO SOUTH STATE CUP/PRESIDENTS CUP BYLAWS
10.1 PURPOSE OF US YOUTH SOCCER OHIO SOUTH STATE CUP/PRESIDENT'S CUP 10.1 10.1.1 10.1.1.2 10.1.2 10.1.3
10.2 TEAM ENTRY 10.2.1 10.2.1.1 10.2.1.2 10.2.2 10.2.3 10.2.4 10.2.5 10.2.6 10.2.7 10.2.8 10.2.9 10.2.10 10.2.11 10.2.12
10.3 REFEREES 10.3.1 10.3.2

10.4 SCHEDULING

10.4.1 10.4.2 10.4.3 10.4.4 10.4.5 10.4.6 10.4.7
10.5 US YOUTH SOCCER STATE CUP/PRESIDENT'S CUP PROCEDURES 10.5.1 10.5.1.1 10.5.2 10.5.3 10.5.4 10.5.5 10.5.6 10.5.7
10.6 US YOUTH SOCCER OHIO SOUTH STATE CUP/PRESIDENT'S CUP PLAYING BYLAWS 10.6.1 10.6.1.1 10.6.1.2 10.6.1.3 10.6.1.4 10.6.2 10.6.3 10.6.4 10.6.4.1 10.6.5 10.6.6
10.6.7 10.6.8 10.6.9 10.6.10 10.6.11 10.6.12 10.6.13 10.6.13.1 10.6.14 10.6.15 10.6.16
10.7 US YOUTH SOCCER OHIO SOUTH STATE CUP/PRESIDENT'S CUP TROPHIES 10.7.1
10.8 US YOUTH SOCCER MIDWEST REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS ROSTERS 10.8.1 10.8.2 10.8.3
10.9 US YOUTH SOCCER MIDWEST REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 10.9.1 10.9.2 10.9.3 10.9.4
10.10 US YOUTH SOCCER NATIONAL PRESIDENT'S CUP COMPETITION 10.10.1 10.10.2 10.10.3 10.10.4
10.11 FIELD STATUS 10.11.1 10.12.1

 

 

Section 11. KOHLS AMERICA CUP BYLAWS

11.1 PURPOSE 11.1
11.2 TEAM ENTRY 11.2.1 11.2.2 11.2.3 11.2.4 11.2.5 11.2.6 11.2.7 11.2.8
11.3 REFEREE FEES 11.3.1
11.4 SCHEDULING 11.4.1 11.4.2 11.4.3 11.4.4 11.4.5
11.5 AMERICAN  CUP PROCEDURES 11.5.1 11.5.1.1 11.5.2
11.6 AMERICAN CUP PLAYING BYLAWS 11.6.1 10.6.2 11.6.3 11.6.4 11.6.4.1 11.6.4.2 11.6.4.3 11.6.4.4 11.6.4.5 11.6.5 11.6.6

 

Section 12. RISK MANAGEMENT BYLAWS

12.0 PURPOSE 12.1
12.2 BACKGROUND 12.2
12.3 APPLICABILITY 12.3
12.4 RESPONSIBLITIES 12.4.1 12.4.2 12.4.3 12.4.4 12.4.5 12.4.6
12.5 GENERAL PROCEDURES 12.5.1 12.5.1.1 12.5.2 12.5.2.1 12.5.2.2 12.5.3 12.5.4 12.5.5 12.5.5.1
12.6 BACKGROUND CHECKS 12.6.1 12.6.1.1 12.6.1.2 12.6.2
12.7 DISQUALIFICATIONS 12.7.1 12.7.1.1 12.7.1.2 12.7.1.3 12.7.1.3.1 12.7.1.4 12.7.2 12.7.2.1
12.7.2.2 12.7.3 12.7.4 12.7.5 12.7.6 12.7.7
12.8 APPEALS OF DISQUALIFICATION FROM SERVICE WITH OSYSA 12.8.1 12.8.1.1 12.8.1.2 12.8.1.3 12.8.1.4 12.8.1.4.1 12.8.1.4.2 12.8.1.4.3
12.8.1.5 12.8.1.6 12.8.1.7 12.8.1.8 12.8.1.9 12.8.2 12.8.3 12.8.4 12.8.5
12.8.5.1
12.9 ABUSE COMPLAINT PROCEDURES 12.9.1 12.9.2 12.9.3 12.9.4 12.9.5
12.10 DATA AND INFORMATION SECURITY 12.10.1 12.10.4 12.10.5
12.11 FORMS NEEDED FOR THE OSYSA RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM 12.11.1

 

Section 13. CONDUCT COMMITTEE BYLAWS

13.1 PURPOSE 13.1
13.2 US YOUTH SOCCER OHIO STATE CUP, PRESIDENT'S CUP, LEAGUE TOURNAMENT AND FRIENDLY GAME RESPONSIBILITY 13.2.1 13.2.2 13.2.3 13.2.4 13.2.5 13.2.6
13.3 SYRA AUTHORITY 13.3.1 13.3.2 13.3.3 13.3.4
13.4 REPORTS 13.4.1 13.4.2 13.4.3
13.5 CONDUCT COMMITEE 13.5.1 13.5.2 13.5.3 13.5.4 13.5.5 13.5.6 13.5.7 13.5.8 13.5.9 13.5.10 13.5.11
13.5.12 13.5.13 13.5.14 13.5.15 13.5.16

 

Section 14. APPEALS PROCEDURE BYLAWS

14.1 PURPOSE 14.1
14.2 APPEALS COMMITEE 14.2.1 14.2.2 14.2.3 14.2.4 14.2.5
14.3 MANNER OF APPEAL 14.3.1 14.3.2 14.3.3 14.3.4 14.3.5 14.3.6 14.3.7 14.3.8 14.3.9
14.3.10 14.3.11 14.3.12 14.3.13
14.4 FURTHER APPEAL RIGHTS 14.4.1
14.5 APPEALING PARTY OBLIGATION AND APPEAL DOCUMENTATION 14.5.1 14.5.2
14.6 RESPONDING PARTY OBLIGATIONS 14.6.1 14.6.2
14.7 POWERS OF THE OSYSA APPEALS COMMITTEE 14.7.1 14.7.2 14.7.3 14.7.4
14.8 MEDIATION 14.8.1 14.8.2 14.8.3 14.8.4 14.8.5 14.8.6

 

Section 15. INSURANCE

15.1 PURPOSE 15.1
15.2 ACTUAL COVERAGE 15.2.1 15.2.2 15.2.3 15.2.4 15.2.5 15.2.6 15.2.7 15.2.8
15.3 REQUIRED FOR ASSOCIATION, LEAGUE AND TEAM COVERAGE 15.3.1
15.4 CIRCUMSTANCES OF LIMITED OR NO COVERAGE 15.4.1
15.5 OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS INSURANCE 15.5.1 15.5.2 15.5.3 15.5.4 15.5.5 15.5.6
15.6 CLUB COVERAGE - OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS 15.6.1 15.6.2 15.6.3 15.6.4 15.6.5 15.6.6 15.6.7 15.6.8

 

Section 16. ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY AGAINST ABUSE

16

 

Section 17. GUIDELINES FOR LIGHTNING AND HAZARDOUS WEATHER CONDITIONS

17.0

 

Section 18. PLAYERS RIGHT TO CHOOSE

18.1 18.1.1 18.2 18.3 18.3.1 18.3.2 18.3.3 18.3.4 18.3.5 18.3.6 18.4 18.5 18.6 18.6.1 18.7
18.8 18.9 18.10 18.11

 

Section 19. COMPLIANCE WITH THE OHIO LAW RELATING TO CONCUSSIONS IN YOUTH SPORTS

19.1 19.2 19.2.1 19.3 19.3.1 19.4 19.5 19.5.1 19.6 19.7 19.8 19.9 19.10 19.10.1
19.11 19.12 19.13 19.14

 

Section 20. PLAYER SAFETY

20.1 20.2 20.3 20.4 20.5 20.6 20.7

 

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