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Small Sided Program Guidelines

SpVJSA Recreational Small Sided Program

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

Recreational Rules of Play

Age OffSide Build Out Line Direct Kicks Penalty Kicks Slide Tackling Throw-Ins Headers Corner Kicks Drop Kicks
U5 No No No No No Yes No Yes N/A
U6 No No No No No Yes No Yes N/A
U7 No No No No No Yes No Yes N/A
U8 No No No No No Yes No Yes No
U9 Yes Yes No No No Yes No Yes No
U10 Yes Yes No No No Yes No Yes No
U11/12 Yes No Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes
U13/14 Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes