Youth Soccer Info




 

GRADE 1-2 (U8)

GRADE 3-4 (U10)

GRADE 5-6 (U12)

 

Field Size

 

50 yds long/25 yds wide

 

80/yards long/40 yards wide

 

120 yards long/70 yards wide

Players on field-(may vary each season)

 

 

 

SIX (includes goalie)

 

 

SEVEN (includes goalie)

 

 

ELEVEN (includes goalie)

Roster Size

≥8

≥9

≥13

Goal size

4.5' X 9'/ 6.5' X 18'

7' X 21'

8' X 24'

Ball Size

3

4

4

Duration of game

 

(4) 10 minute quarters

 

(2) 25 minute halves

 

(2) 25 minute halves

Off Sides

Not Enforced

Conform to FIFA rules

Conform to FIFA rules

Penalty

Kicks

 

None

 

opponents must be 8 yards off

 

opponents must be 8 yards off

Corner Kick

Yes

(Direct) A goal may be scored

(Direct) A goal may be scored

Free Kicks

Classified as "Indirect"

opponents must be 8 yards off

opponents must be 8 yards off

 

Throw In

 

One re-throw

 

*Conform to FIFA rules

 

*Conform to FIFA rules

 

Goal Kick

opponents must be out of penalty

box, ball must clear box before being touched by 2nd player.

opponents must be out of penalty

box, ball must clear box before being touched by 2nd player.

opponents must be out of penalty box,

ball must clear box before being touched by 2nd player.

Shin Guards

Mandatory

Mandatory

Mandatory

 

 

 

 

 

 

Substitution

 

 

 

 

 

 

Only at the start of the quarter or in the case of an injury

  1. Prior to throw in, if team in

    possession subs, other team may sub also.

  2. Prior to either teams’ goal kick.
  3. After a goal by either team.
  4. After an injury by either team, when referee stops play. If injured player is sub’d, opposing team may sub one player
  5. At half time.

 

  1. Prior to throw in, if team in possession subs, other team may sub also.
  2. Prior to either teams’ goal kick.
  3. After a goal by either team.
  4. After an injury by either team, when referee stops play. If injured player is sub’d, opposing team may sub one player
  5. At half time.

Slide

Tackling

 

Not allowed

 

Not allowed

 

Not allowed

Goalie Restart

 

Does not apply

The goalie has six seconds to put ball in play.

The goalie has six seconds to put ball in play.

 

*Yellow Card Fouls

Send player off field until next

substitution & allow for player to be subbed

Send player off field until next

substitution & allow for player to be subbed

Send player off field until next

substitution & allow for player to be subbed

 

*Red Card Fouls

Send player off field for balance of game, team doesn’t play down a player, a substitution is allowed

Send player off field for balance of game, team doesn’t play down a player, a substitution is allowed

Send player off field for balance of game, team doesn’t play down a player, a substitution is allowed

 

Coaches

1 coach allowed on field.

Spectators and teams on opposite sides. Allow 5 yard separation on sideline.

 

Coaches/ players on opposite side from spectators. Please allow 5 yard separation on sideline.

 

Coaches/ players on opposite side from spectators. Please allow 5 yard separation on sideline.



Cancellation Procedures
Little Kickers/Kinder Kickers On scheduled days if it is raining, a coach from each team must contact the coach from the opposing team to determine if conditions are safe for play. Coaches who make the decision to cancel must contact their team at least one (1) hour prior to their scheduled start time. Soccer will not be started or continued to be played if a thunderstorm warning, tornado warning or severe weather warning has been issued by the National Weather Service or lightning is seen in the area. Games at this age level that are cancelled will not be made up. No refunds will be issued for weather cancellations. 1st – 6th Grade On game days if it is raining, teams MUST show up at their scheduled game time and field. The coaches from each team will conference with the referees to determine whether a game will or will not be played due to weather or playing field conditions. Games will not be started or continued to be played if a thunderstorm warning, tornado warning or severe weather warning has been issued by the National Weather Service or lightning is seen in the area. There will be one scheduled make-up game for the first game that gets cancelled. No refunds will be issued for weather cancellations.


Little Kickers (2-3)
Kinder Kickers (4-5)



  Wendt Park (Little/Kinder Kickers)
 


​1-2 Grade 

Winstrom West (1-2 Grade)



3-4 Grade


Quincy Park (3-4 Grade)



5-6 Grade



​Winstrom Park (5-6 Grade)