Rules & Guidelines (Coordinator Edward Roza)

Match Setup:

  • Field size 55/65 L x 35/45 W
  • Goal size 6.5 ft x 18 ft
  • 7 v 7 ( 6 plus Goalkeeper)
  • Size 4 ball
  • 2 x 25-minute halves (5-10 minute break at half)
  • Certified Referees provided by the home club
  • Spectators are not permitted behind the goals/touchlines
  • Home Coach provides a match printout from GotSport
  • Each coach must provide their official roster with player photos before EVERY match.
  • 1 Referee
  • Unlimited substitution – Any stoppage of play (Kick Off, Goal Kicks, Injury, and Throw-in)


  • NO JEWELRY IS ALLOWED: Pierced earrings, necklaces, rings, bracelets, etc must be removed before games and practices
  • Shinguards UNDER / Covered by Socks

    Playing Rules:

  • NO SLIDE TACKLING or HEADING IS ALLOWED (Indirect free kick given to the opposing team)
  • All children play at least 50% of the game
  • Throw-ins, kick-offs, corner kicks, and goal kicks will be played
  • Defenders must be a minimum of 8 yds on all restarts (throw-ins, kick-off, free kicks, corner kicks)
  • Penalty Kicks are given for fouls in the penalty box. Direct Free kicks for fouls outside the box.
  • No Retake of bad throw-ins. The ball goes to the other team.
  • The defensive team drops back to the nearest build-out line when their opponent's goalkeeper holds the ball or then the opposing team has a goal kick
  • Defensive team minimum distance of 4 yd from all throw-ins, free kicks, and corner kick
  • Offsides will be called
  • Build out Lines will be used