1. If a foul is called against a team within the Goal Crease surrounding the Goal defended by that team:
a. The team fouled shall be awarded a goal;
b. A Sprint will be held with the ball placed at the intersection of the Center Line and the Goal Crease semi-circle; the Sprinter for the fouling team shall start from the Goal Line, and the Sprinter for the team fouled shall start from the 30-yard Line; each must stay to his left of the Center Line.
c. All other players on the defending team must position themselves behind the End Line until the Referee says “Play,” and they may not ride onto the field across the Goal Line.
d. All players on the team fouled must position themselves outside the Goal Crease until the Referee says “Play.”
2. If the fouling team violates the procedure set forth in part 1:
a. If a goal is scored by the team fouled as a result of the Sprint, the goal shall be counted and play resumed with a Sprint at the center of the field.
b. If no goal is scored on the Sprint, the Referee shall award a Penalty 2 to the team fouled.
3. If the team fouled violates the procedure set forth in part A, the fouling team shall bring the ball into play with a free hit from the center of their Goal Line.
4. If both teams violate the procedure set forth in part A, another Sprint shall be held, with each team free to designate a different Sprinter.
B. Penalty 2
1. If a foul is called outside the Goal Creases, the team fouled shall be awarded a free hit from the point of the infraction, with no member of the fouling team within ten yards of the ball when it is hit or hit at.
2. If the fouling team violates the procedure set forth in part A, and a player within ten yards of the ball interferes with the free shot, the team fouled shall be awarded another Penalty #2 from the point where the offending player touched the ball.
C. Penalty 3 (Safety)
1. If the ball crosses the End Line, having last touched a defending player or any of a defending player’s equipment:
a. The attacking team shall be awarded a free hit from the point on the Half Line an equal distance from the Side Line as the point where the ball crossed the End Line;
b. All members of the defending team must position themselves at least ten yards from the ball until it is hit or hit at.
2. Same as Penalty #2B
D. Penalty 4
1. If a player is injured by a foul to the extent that the Referee either allows or requires his retirement from the game:
a. The Captain or Acting Captain of the team fouled shall have the option of designating a player from the fouling team to be removed from the game, and continuing the game with one fewer players on the field for each team; if the injured player is female, the player designated by the team fouled for removal from the game must also be female.
b. In the alternative, the team fouled may substitute for the injured player. If the injured player is female, the team fouled must substitute another female player, if one is available; if none is available, a male player may then be substituted. The fouling team must continue to abide by any restrictions regarding male and female players.
E. Penalty 5
1. If a player commits repeated fouls, commits a dangerous and deliberate foul, or engages in conduct which the Referee feels is not in the best interest of the game, the Referee may remove that player from the game for any length of time he deems appropriate, including the remainder of the game, and mayeither permit or prohibit substitution for the offending player during the time he is absent from the game.
2. If a player continues to engage in such conduct, the Referee shall require the player to be removed from the remainder of the game.
3. If a player incurs more than two Penalty 5's in one tournament, that player shall not be eligible for play in the remainder of the tournament.
F. Penalty 6:If a team is not present at the time a game is scheduled
to begin; if a team's Captain refuses to allow his team to continue play;
if a team uses a player who was not named as a member of that team before
the tournament, or who has not paid his BPAA dues; or if a member of a
team continues to engage in conductwhich the Referee feels is not in the
best interest of the game after being ejected under Penalty 5, then that
team shall forfeit the game, and its opponent shall be declared the winner.
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