Please read the following safety issue regarding knee pads.
- Rule 1-5-e states “Pants which completely cover the knees, thigh guards and knee pads and any portion of any knee brace that does not extend below the pants”.
We have had a number of emails from coaches complaining that there seems to be no enforcement of this or any of the Player Equipment rules.
Remember that when a coach confirms that his players are properly equipped, it is NOT an abdication of our responsibility and we cannot ignore violations.
If a violation is noted, the player is to be sent off the field to correct this and cannot return until he does. If a second event happens regarding this rule, the head coach is subject to an unsporting foul. A third event in the same game will result in a second unsporting foul on the coach and he will be ejected from that game at that point.