In-House - U11/U12 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:
8 v 8 (7 players plus a goalie)
2 x 30 minute halves
There will be one center referee and 2 linesmen

RULES OF PLAY


THROW-INS:
Throw-ins will be utilized.

INDIRECT FREE KICKS:
Follow MYSA guidelines. Indirect free kick means that you cannot score directly, the ball must touch another player from either team before a goal is scored.

DIRECT FREE KICKS:
Follow MYSA guidelines. Direct free kicks result from an infraction outside the penalty area (the larger box around the goal). The kick can go directly into the goal for a score. The opposing team may line up no closer than 10 yards in front of the ball being kicked.

PENALTY KICKS:
Follow MYSA guidelines. A penalty kick is awarded to the attacking team if the defending team commits an infraction inside the penalty area. This infraction must be one that leads to a direct free kick.

SUBSTITUTIONS:
Substitutions will be granted at any stoppage of play EXCEPT free kicks.

OFFISDES:
Will be enforced according to MYSA guidelines