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Small Sided Program Guidelines

Recreational Soccer Small Sided Program

Age Field Size Center Circle Goal Box Goal Size Ball Size Total Players Keeper Game Length Play Time
U5 (2015) 20 x 30 6 yds 6 yd line 4 x 6 3 4 N/A 4Q x 8 = 32 Min 50%
U6 (2014) 20 x 30 6 yds 6 yd line 4 x 6 3 4 N/A 4Q x 8 = 32 Min 50%
U7 (2013) 20 x 30 6 yds 6 yd Arc 4 x 6 3 4 N/A 4Q x 8 = 32 Min 50%
U8 (2012) 30 x 40 8 yds 8 yd Arc 6 x 12 4 5 Yes 4Q x 10 = 40 Min 50%
U9 (2011) 35 x 55 10 yds 12 yd box 6 x 18 4 7 Yes 2H x 25 = 50 Min 50%
U10 (2010) 35 x 55 10 yds 12 yd box 6 x 18 4 7 Yes 2H x 25 = 50 Min 50%
U11 (2009) 50 x 80 10 yds 16 yd box 7 x 21 4 9 Yes 2H x 30 = 60 Min 50%
U12 (2008) 50 x 80 10 yds 16 yd box 7 x 21 4 9 Yes 2H x 30 = 60 Min 50%
U13/14 (2006/2007) 60 x 110 10 yds 18 yd box 8x24 5 11 Yes 2H x 30 = 60 Min 50%

Recreational Soccer: Rules of Play

Age OffSide Build Out Line Direct Kicks Penalty Kicks Drop Kicks Headers Slide Tackling Corner Kicks Throw-Ins
U5 (2015) No No No No N/A No No Yes Yes
U6 (2014) No No No No N/A No No Yes Yes
U7 (2013) No No No No N/A No No Yes Yes
U8 (2012) No No No No No No No Yes Yes
U9 (2011) Yes Yes No No No No No Yes Yes
U10 (2010) Yes Yes No No No No No Yes Yes
U11 (2009) Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
U12 (2008) Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
U13/14 (2006/2007) Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes