NSW COMBINED HIGH SCHOOLS SPORTS ASSOCIATION

NORTH WESTERN METROPOLITAN

 HIGH SCHOOLS SPORTS ASSOCIATION

 

 

WATER POLO 

 

1. Boys are to play in the age group according to how old they will turn in the year

following the commencement of the competition. For example a boy who turned 14 in the year the competition begins is to play in the under 15’s competition.

2. There will be no ‘Time Outs’ allowed in any game.

3. Players sent to the ‘sin bin’ for a 20 second eviction must do so without delay. The ‘sin bin’ is located in the team’s corner OPPOSITE the referee.

4. Under no circumstances is any player to approach the referee during the game or between quarters. Such behaviour can lead to the player being expelled from the venue.

5. The 20 second shot clock will only be implemented if both coaches agree and have a reliable time keeper. However it will be enforced during finals.

6. In the event of a draw at full time zone rules will apply; no extra time played.

7. The break between each quarter is to be a maximum of 2 minutes, strictly enforced. Any team that delays the start of a quarter may be penalised by the referee. ALL GAMES MUST END SO THE NEXT GAME CAN START ON TIME. If a game is delayed it must be shortened to allow the next game to start on time.

• 14 yrs 4 x 4 minute quarters.

• 15s/2nd 4 x 5 minute quarters.

• 1st Grade 4 x 5 minute quarters.

 

FINA rules can be found at the following websites:

 

Zone Website:

http://www.nwmsport.com

FINA Water Polo Rules:

http://www.fina.org/waterpolorules.html

 

STARTING TIMES

 

SOPAC Our booking is from 12.00-2.00 PM. First game scheduled for 12.30 PM

Auburn 1.00 PM

Knox 1.00 PM

Abbotsleigh 1.00 PM PLEASE DO NOT ALLOW BOYS TO BE AT ABBOTSLEIGH MORE THAN 15 MINUTES BEFORE THE STARTING TIME.

 

ENTRY FEES

 

SOPAC $5.40 per student

Auburn  $4.50 per student

Knox no entry fee

Abbotsleigh no entry fee