Age Group Matrix

  U5-U6 U7-U8 U9-U10 U11-U12 U13 U14+
Birth Year 2017-2016 2015-2014 2013-2012 2011-2010 2009 2008 and earlier
* Field Size (yds) 25/35 L
15/25 W
25/35 L
15/25 W
55/65 L
35/45 W
70/80 L
45/55 W
100/120 L
50/80 W
100/120 L
50/80 W
Number of Players 4v4 7V7 7V7 9v9 11v11 11v11
Target Roster Size 6-8 10-12 10-12 12-14 14-16 14-16
Goalkeeper No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Playing Time 4x10 4x10 2x25 2x30 2x35 U14: 2x35 U16: 2x41
Ball Size 3 3 4 4 5 5
Goal Size (ft) 4x6 4x6 6.5x18.5- 7x21 6.5x18.5- 7x21 8x24 8x24
Offside No Yes/buildout Yes/buildout Yes Yes Yes
Substitutions   At Any Stoppage  
Fouls (free kicks) Indirect Indirect Indirect & Direct Free Kicks
Penalty Kicks None None Yes (mark at 10 yds) Yes (mark at 10 yds) Yes (mark at 12 yds) Yes (mark at 12 yds)
Penalty Area (yds) None None 12x24 14x36 18 x 44 18 x 44
Goal Area (yards) 3x8 3x8 4x8 5x16 6 x 20 6 x 20
Heading   No Heading  

**Recommended minimum number of Referees (for 2021/22 due to low numbers of certified referees)

*Use of cones for lines allowed