Spring Rec Soccer Schedule and Info

Spring Recreational 2021 Rules and Info

*All Games at SJWAA Soccer Complex*

Substitutions - All Rec Age Groups:

  • Either Team Any Stoppage at ref discretion including corner kick (not to interfere with a quick kick)
  • Either Team Before Kickoff after a goal is scored
  • Either Team on a Goal Kick
  • During a Throw-in for your team – either team can substitute as long as not a quick throw-in. Also, up to discretion of referee in this instance. It is unlimited substitution on an out of bounds call.

U6 (Coed) 6v6 or 7v7

Specific Rules:

  • Coaches are referees
  • Size 3 Ball Game
  • Time is 4 - 10 min Quarters
  • No Goalies or positioning a player in the goalie position
  • During a goal kick attacking team must back up to the center line.
  • No Slide Tackles

U8 Boys and U8 Girls 7v7 or 8v8 (including goalies)

Specific Rules:

  • Size 3 Ball Game
  • Time is 4 - 12 min Quarters
  • All free kicks are indirect
  • No Heading
  • No Punting
  • During a goal kick attacking team must back up to the red break out line

U10 Boys, U11 Girls, U12 Boys 7v7 or 8v8

Specific Rules:

  • Size 4 Ball
  • Game time is 4-12 min Quarters
  • No Heading
  • No Punting

Goalie Possession

  • When the goalie has the ball in their hands. The attacking team must drop back behind the build out line
  • The Goalie may roll, Throw, or set the ball down to kick it
  • The goalie may not drop the ball to kick it on the bounce
  • The goalie doesn’t have to wait for them to drop back but the moment the ball leaves their hands it is live!!!

Goal Kicks

  • The attacking team must drop back behind the build out line.
  • The attacking team must remain behind the build out line until the ball leaves the penalty area.

U14 Girls, U15 Coed 7v7 or 8v8

Specific Rules

  • Size 5 Ball
  • Game Time is 4 – 12 min Quarters
  • No goalie restrictions or special rules for Goals kicks outside of FIFA rules
  • No Punting
  • Heading is allowed
  • No goal kicks over centerline