What's the minimum number of players needed to start a game (and avoid a forfeit)?

Each sport has different requirements, listed in the rules. Each sport has a requirement for the number of players on the field, the number of players to start a game, and the number of players on the roster. Co-ed sports also have a minimum number of female players on the field and on the roster. Some sports, like softball and kickball, have gender requirements for the batting order, which can be found in the rules. The grid below covers many of the requirements for various sports:

Co-ed Sport Minimum to Start a Game Minimum Females for a Game
Barlympics 3 1
Bowling 3 1
Basketball 4 1
Cornhole 2 0
Flag Football (7v7) 5 1
Kickball 7 2
Soccer (7v7) 4 1
Soccer (8v8) 5 1
Softball 7 2
Ultimate Frisbee 5 5
Volleyball (Indoor) 4 1
Volleyball (Outdoor) 2 1

 

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