Coaches’ Kit – 2017 Outdoor
The information below is for all age level community teams, unless otherwise noted. For U14 – U18 community age levels, all your season resources can be found on their web site on the Coach/Ref tab.
Forms, Instructions & Policies
1. Post Season Play Commitment Form (U10 & U12) – DUE MAY 12, 2017
Game sheets are due in the SWEMSA office by 10:00 AM next day & can be sent by scan/email, fax (780-436-3621) or dropped off in person.
4. Lightning Policy – NEW July 11, 2017
Anytime during a game, when thunder is heard, the game is suspended immediately. Wait 30 minutes. If no thunder after 30 minutes, proceed with the game. If thunder is heard prior to the 30 minute mark, restart the clock and wait another 30 minutes. To review the new CSA policy, click here.
Games can only be stopped by the Center Referee, who will base their decision on field & weather conditions being safe. Games are considered complete according to the EMSA rule 5.5(3) for minutes played:
U18 & U16: 67.5 minutes
U14: 60 minutes
U12: 52.5 minutes
U10: 45 minutes
U8 & U6: 30 minutes
If U14, U16 & U18 games need to be rescheduled, follow the EMSA Reschedule Policy & Procedure.
If U10 & U12 games need to be rescheduled, follow the SWEMSA Reschedule Policy (#6 above).
There are NO rescheduled games for the U6 & U8 age levels.
8. Referee Liaison Program EMSA – Also applicable for U10 & U12 teams in SWEMSA for 2017 Outdoor.
10. Player Medical History Form (to be kept by Team Officials in sealed envelope & only provided to EMS/medical personnel in case of emergency)
Concussion & Injury Protocols/Forms can be found on our Coaches’ Corner page.
Schedules, Rounds & Post Season Play
U6: Schedules are created by the communities or SWEMSA & will be for the entire season. No games will be rescheduled due to rain outs. Schedule information will be available by April 24 on our Schedules tab.
U8: Schedules are created by the communities or SWEMSA & will be for the entire season. No games will be rescheduled due to rain outs. Schedule information will be available by April 24 on our Schedules tab.
U10 & U12: Schedules are created by SWEMSA & will be available on our Schedules tab & accessible through your Coach Log In.
- Round 1: May 1 – May 11
- Round 2: May 15 – June 1
- Round 3: June 5 – June 22
- Round 3 Rain Out Reschedules: If necessary for post-season play determination, SWEMSA will reschedule rained out games between June 23 & June 27.
U14, U16 & U18: Schedules are created by EMSA & will be available on their Schedules tab & accessible through your Coach Log In.
City Finals: July 3 – 9
Inter Cities: July 22 – 23 (U12 – U18 only; tiers 5 – 9) Boys in Calgary, Girls in Edmonton
Provincials: July 21 – 23 (U12 – U18 only; tier 4) Locations to be advised by ASA
Field Status & Location Information
City of Edmonton: 780.496.4999 ext. 1
EMSA South Complex Ivor Dent: 780.490.5789 updated 3:00 PM weekdays & 10:00 AM weekends
Spruce Grove: 780.962.7602
ESA Complex North (aka Henry Singer): 780.490.5789 updated 3:00 PM weekdays & 10:00 AM weekends
Sherwood Park: 780.467.5800
St. Albert City: 780.459.1568
St. Albert Riel: 780.458.8973 ext. 1
U6 Field Maps For Blackmud Creek & Heritage Point Communities
Blackmud Creek fields A, B, C, D
Johnny Bright fields A, B, C, D
Monsignor Fee Otterson fields A, B, C, D
Rules & Activities