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Referees - Law4: Players Equipment


The five S's are required:
  • Shirt
  • Shorts
  • Shinguards
  • Socks
  • Shoes

Note: Shoes are required, but cleats are not. "Sneakers", "tennis shoes", "running shoes" are fine. Cleats must be safe and appropriate, e.g. no baseball, golf, or track cleats. ("Toe cleats" are not necessarily dangerous, but may be and must be inspected. Ask yourself if you would mind having it raked across your leg....)

Note: All jewelry, including earrings, are prohibited. (Lance Armstrong LiveStrong bracelets are prohibited because they are jewelry AND because they are
dangerous in practice.)