Game Format


  • All Multi-Sport Leagues are single-opponent; teams will play one match per week.
  • All Multi-Sport Leagues use a Games Coordinator (GC).
  • All Multi-Sport Leagues are self-officiated.

Season Length

Standard - Team

  • All 9 Week Standard Multi-Sport Leagues use the following structure:
    • 7 weeks of regular season games.
    • 2 week of playoff games.
  • All 8 Week (Summer) Standard Multi-Sport Leagues use the following structure:
    • 6 weeks of regular season games.
    • 2 week of playoff games.
  • There may be instances where byes are scheduled due to facility availability, or rain-outs occur, meaning the season may be extended by 1-3 weeks or double-header games are scheduled.


  • Playoff Format:
    • All teams are guaranteed 2 playoff games.
    • Only the Top 4 teams will compete for the League Championship.
    • League champs will receive t-shirts that can be picked up from the Season End Party.
    • Teams will vote through a veto process on which sports they want to play during each week of playoffs:
      • The ESSC will randomly assign a sport out of the remaining, non-vetoed sports.
    • There are no ties in playoffs. 
      • The tie-breaking rules for the respective sports can be found on the sport specific web pages.
        • For Handball:
          • Due to the possibility of an overtime period, halves are shortened to allow for a 5 minute overtime period.
          • A tip-off at centre will start the overtime period. 
          • The first team to score wins the game.


 Format Ideal Roster Size
(F) = Female
Total # of Players
required per sport
Total # of Females
required per sport
Max # of M/X
allowed on the court
Team 9-11 (4 F) 6+ 2+ Sport Dependent
  • The following PDF outlines the number of players and females required for each sport offered in Multi-Sport.
  • When registering a full team, there is no limit to the maximum number of players teams can have on their roster.
    • Team: Prior to the first game of the season, teams must have 6 players confirmed on the roster in MyESSC, 2 of which must be female.
    • If the minimum amount of confirmed roster players is not met, the team will receive a loss for every game played until the requirement is met.
    • Minimum female requirements are inclusive of anyone who identifies as female (i.e. players who identify as M or X do not count towards F minimums).
  • Prior to the first playoff game, teams must have all players who are playing in the playoff game(s) displayed as part of the confirmed roster in MyESSC.
    • If this requirement is not met, teams will receive an automatic loss and will not be eligible for the championship.
  • A team may bring in subs that are not listed on the roster. To learn more about the sub policies, click here.