Sport Rules & Spirit Points

RULE UPDATES

With an ongoing effort to continually be improving our sport leagues, and with direct feedback from our players, the following updates have been made to the rules.  The current rule updates below are highlights, click here to review in detail.

  • Floor Hockey
    • Updated text to clarify playoff shoot-out scenario.
    • Players must use DOM standard blade (SB-76).
    • Players are not allowed to hold or grab their opponents stick at anytime.
  • Flag Football (Indoor & Outdoor)
    • Lateral passes and 'flea flicker' plays are permitted.
  • Softball
    • Intermediate leagues will follow a +5 home run rule
  • Dodgeball
    • Updated text to clarify sidelines and court boundaries.

SPIRIT POINT RULES

Spirit Points are OSSC’s unique way of encouraging honesty, integrity and fair play on the field. Spirit points account for 25% of the overall standings and the game results will account for 75%. Click here for a full explanation of our Spirit Point Rules.

COVID-19 PROTOCOL

Please know, we are committed to the highest levels of safety for our community of players. In order to play with the Ottawa Sport & Social Club and stay in good standing, our Safe Return to Play Guidelines MUST be followed for the protection of us all.

Click here to read our Safe Return to Play Guidelines in full.

OUTDOOR SPORT RULES

   Ball Hockey 4’s (Dek)

   Beach Badminton (Air Badminton)

   Beach Volleyball 6’s

   Beach Volleyball 6’s (Women’s)

   Beach Volleyball 4’s

   Beach Volleyball 4’s (Women’s)

   Field Flag Football 7’s

   Field Soccer 6’s

   Golf

   Lawn Bowling

   Rink Floor Hockey 5’s

   Stand-Up Paddle (SUP)

   Softball

   Tennis

   Turf Flag Football 7’s

   Turf Flag Football 7’s (Open Gender)

   Turf Soccer 7’s (Refereed – Open Gender)

   Turf Soccer 7’s (Refereed)

   Ultimate 5’s

  Warrier Workout (Bootcamp)

INDOOR SPORT RULES

   Badminton

   Basketball 4’s

   Basketball 4’s (Open Gender)

   Basketball 4’s (Refereed)

   Court Volleyball 6’s

   Court Volleyball 6’s (Women’s)

   Court Volleyball 4’s

   Court Volleyball 4’s (Women’s)

   Curling

   Dodgeball

   Floor Hockey 4’s

   Futsal

   Handball

   Innertube Water Polo

   Ping Pong

   Turf Soccer 7’s

   Turf Soccer 7’s (Open Gender)

   Turf Soccer 7’s (Women’s)

   Esports

TOURNAMENT SPORT RULES

   Beach Volleyball 6’s

   Beach Volleyball 4’s

   Court Volleyball 6’s

   Court Volleyball 4’s

   Euchre

   Softball

   Curling