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General Rules of Play

The links below provide you with general guidelines from FIFA and US Soccer as well as the SpVJSA specific rules of play.  At the recreational level, we have a certain degree of flexibility to accommodate coaches, families and players.

Division Number of Players on Field
U5-U7 4v4 (no keeper)
U8 5v5
U9-U10 7v7
U11-U12 9v9
U13-U14 11v11 (may be adjusted depending on registration numbers)
High School Coed: U15-U19 7v7 (may be adjusted depending on registration numbers)


U5-U8: Parents and coaches referee - this does include an equipment check

U9-U14: Referees are requested but recreational teams receive referees based on availability.

No jewelry is allowed unless it's a medical bracelet.