Southern Kentucky Soccer Club

SKY Soccer Recreational Game Rules

Rec. League Game Rules

U4, U5 AND U6 RULES OF THE GAME

Number of Players-Maximum number of players on the field at any one time is three (3).  There are NO Goalkeepers.  The goal will be for each player to receive equal amount of playing time.

Player Equipment-Jersey, Footwear (tennis or soccer shoes), Shin Guards.  No jewelry, metal hair clips or hard head bands, or hats allowed.

No heading the ball.

Size of the Ball-size three (3).

Duration of the Game-The game shall be divided into four (4) equal eight (8) minute quarters.  There shall be a two (2) minute breaks between quarters, and a five (5) minute break at half-time.

Play of the Game-There is no offside, no throw-ins, no penalty kicks. There will be goal kicks and corner kicks.  All throw-ins are replaced by kick-ins at the spot the ball crosses the touch line.

Coaches are allowed on the field of play during the game.

All free kicks and restarts will be indirect

 

U7 & U8 RULES OF THE GAME

Number of Players-Maximum number of players on the field at any one time is four (4).  There are NO Goalkeepers. 

 The goal will be for each player to receive the same amount of playing time. Player Equipment-Jersey, Footwear (tennis or soccer shoes), Shin Guards.  No jewelry, metal hair clips or hard head bands, or hats allowed.

Size of the Ball-size three (3). 

Duration of the Game-The game shall be divided into four (4) equal ten (10) minute quarters.  There shall be a two (2) minute breaks between quarters, and a five (5) minute break at half-time.

Play of the Game-There is no offside, no throw-ins, no penalty kicks. There will be goal kicks and corner kicks.  All throw-ins are replaced by kick-ins at the spot the ball crosses the touch line.

No heading the ball.

No coaches are allowed on the field of play during the game.

All free kicks and restarts will be indirect.

 

U10 RULES OF THE GAME

Number of Players-Maximum number of players on the field at any one time is seven (7).  There are Goalkeepers.  The goal will be for each player to receive the same amount of playing time.

Player Equipment-Jersey, Footwear (tennis or soccer shoes), Shin Guards.  No jewelry, metal hair clips, or hats allowed.

Size of the Ball-size four (4).

Duration of the Game-The game shall be divided into two (2) equal twenty-five (25) minute halves.  There shall be a five (5) minute break at half-time.

Play of the Game- (Penalty Kicks are in play) Obvious and Blatant offsides may be called.  We will "play on" with any close offsides.

Build Out Line-

o On a goal kick the opposing teams players must be on their own half of the field until the ball is played

o When the goalkeeper has the ball in his/her hands during play from the opponents, the opposing team must move back to their half of the field, until the ball is put into play.

o Once the opposing team is behind the mid-field line, the goalkeeper can pass, throw, or roll the ball into play (PUNTS AND DROP KICKS ARE NOT ALLOWED)

o Heading the ball is NOT allowed.

Play of the Game- All rules conform to FIFA

 

U12 RULES OF THE GAME

Number of Players-Maximum number of players on the field at any one time is nine (9).  There are Goalkeepers.  The goal will be for each player to receive the same amount of playing time.

Player Equipment-Jersey, Footwear (tennis or soccer shoes), Shin Guards.  No jewelry, metal hair clips, or hats allowed.

Size of the Ball- Size five (5). 

Duration of the Game-The game shall be divided into two (2) equal thirty (30) minute halves.  There shall be a five (5) minute break at half-time.

Play of the Game- All rules conform to FIFA.

 

U14  RULES OF THE GAME

Number of Players-Maximum number of players on the field at any one time is eleven (11). The goal will be for each player to receive the same amount of playing time.

Player Equipment-Jersey, Footwear (tennis or soccer shoes), Shin Guards.  No jewelry, metal hair clips, or hats allowed.

Size of the Ball- size Five (5).

Duration of the Game-The game shall be divided into two (2) equal thirty-five (35) minute halves. There shall be a five (5) minute break at half-time.

Play of the Game- All rules conform to FIFA.

 

High School (U15-U18 RULES OF THE GAME

Number of Players-  Maximum number of players on the field at any one time is nine (9).  The goal will be for each player to receive the same amount of playing time.

Player Equipment-Jersey, Footwear (tennis or soccer shoes), Shin Guards.  No jewelry, metal hair clips, or hats allowed. Size of the Ball- Size Five (5)

Duration of the Game- The game shall be divided into two (2) equal thirty-five (35) minute halves.  There shall be a five (5) minute break at half-time.

Play of the Game-  All rules conform to FIFA.