Hydration Break FAQs

Clarifications for Hydration Breaks

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The 2019 NCAA Soccer Rules require hydration breaks when the Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) is equal to or greater than 86 degrees Fahrenheit.

Ken Andres, NCAA Soccer Secretary – Rules Editor recently published clarifications and additional information about NCAA Soccer Rules which are affected by the new hydration break rule. Click the link below for the NCAA’s direction for match officials for coaching, substitutions and other issues during hydration breaks.