In-House - U8/U9/U10 Game Rules

EQUIPMENT:
Size 4 ball
Shin guards
Soccer or tennis shoes - no baseball cleats
NO JEWELRY, NO EARINGS - (NO STARTER EARRINGS EVEN IF THEY ARE TAPED)
Eyeglasses must be secured with straps
NO HAIR BEADS

FORMAT:
6v6 (5 players plus a goalie)
2 x 25 minute halves
There will be one center referee

RULES OF PLAY

THROW-INS:
Throw-ins will be utilized.

GOAL KICKS/CORNER KICKS:
If a ball is last touched by an attacking player across the endline, the defending team will be given a goal kick. If the defending team touches the ball last, the ball will be placed at the nearest corner resulting in a corner kick for the attacking team. In both cases, the opposing team must be at least 5 yards away from the ball prior to it being kicked.

KICKS:
Kick-offs may go forward of backward to begin play. All kicks are indirect, meaning they must be touched by one other player before scoring a goal.

SUBSTITUTIONS:
Substitutions will be granted at any stoppage in play

OFFISDES:
None