Social Sport Competition Rules

All Social Sport participants are required to adhere to the Player Code of Conduct.

Who can participate

Our competitions are open to students, staff and the wider community. To find out more on the rules for individual sports, visit the side menu on this page.

Uniforms

All team members are required to provide their own uniform. Teams must wear the same coloured (matching) tops. All players wearing shorts must wear shorts without pockets.

Appropriate exercise attire and non-marking shoes must be worn. No Denim, cord pants, bare feet, thongs, open-toed shoes and jewellery of any kind (other than medical jewellery) is permitted. You will not be permitted to participate in social sport unless properly attired.

Basketball - Teams are required to wear matching singlets. Numbers are to be displayed on the front and back of the singlet. Numbers must not be taped on.  T-shirts or compression tops (such as 2XU, Skins etc) that are the same colour as the singlet may be worn underneath however no polo shirts or t-shirts with buttons may be worn.

All players must wear matching shorts with no pockets - tracksuit pants are not allowed. Compression garments may be worn undershorts. Please note there will be no uniform hire available for basketball.

Netball - Each member of the team must be wearing the same colour top and bottoms. A 1 point penalty will apply for each player, not in the same colour. Teams must provide their own bibs, no bib hire is available. A limited quantity of bibs will be available for sale at the start of each semester competition.

Indoor Soccer - Teams are required to wear shirts of the same colour with numbers displayed on the back of the shirt. It is strongly recommended that all players wear shin pads.

Outdoor Soccer - Teams are required to wear shirts of the same colour with numbers displayed on the back of the shirt. It is compulsory for all Outdoor Soccer players to wear shin pads.

Forfeits

Please notify us as soon as possible if you plan to forfeit so we can notify your opponents. If your team needs to forfeit please send an email to socialsport@monash.edu stating your team name, competition and game time.

Forfeit fees apply to all social sport competitions as follows:

  • More than 24 hours notice: Game Fee
  • Less than 24 hours notice: Game Fee + $20
  • Less than 2 hours notice or no notice: Game Fee + $40

Scores awarded against a team that forfeits are as follows:

  • Indoor Soccer - 5-0
  • Netball - 15-0
  • Basketball - 30-0

Player eligibility rules for finals

Players must be registered to your team and have played a minimum of three games in the competition to be eligible for finals. To register additional players once the season has commenced please email socialsport@monash.edu.

Please note no additional players can be registered to a team three weeks prior to finals beginning.

Any teams breaking the above rules risk disqualification.