Rules & Guidelines (Coordinator Kelly Clarke)
Field size 100/120 L x 50/80 W
Goal size 8 ft x 24 ft
11 v 11 (10 plus goalkeeper)
Size 5 ball
2 x 45-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.
3 or 2 Referees
Unlimited substitution – Any stoppage of play (Kick Off, Goal Kicks, Injury, and Throw-in)
Goalkeeper: punting allowed
SHOES AND SHINGUARDS ARE REQUIRED
NO JEWELRY IS ALLOWED: Pierced earrings, necklaces, rings, bracelets, etc must be removed before games and practices
Shinguards UNDER / Covered by Socks
SLIDING AND HEADING ARE NOW ALLOWED.
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 10 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.
Offsides will be called