Summary of Rules

U-8 U-10 U-12 U-14 U-16 U-19
Field Size 120′ x 180′ 150′ x 210 Conform to FIFA Laws of the Game. West Valley fields are 210′ x 300′
Goal Size 6.5′ x 10′ 7′ X 21′ 8′ x 24′ (Conform to FIFA Laws of the Game)
Ball Size #3 #4 #5 (Conform to FIFA Laws of the Game)
Roster Size (CYSA)WV Recommends 11 13 18 (Conform to FIFA Laws of the Game)
10 12 15 16
No. of Players 7 8 11 max and 7 min (Conforms to FIFA Laws of the Game)
Substitution

Unlimited. Substitution can be made at 1) Prior to a throw-in, in your favor; 2) Prior to a goal kick, by either team; 3) After a goal, by either team; 4) After an injury, when the referee stops play, by either team, 5) At half time (or quarter breaks for U8). Substitution of cautioned player is no longer mandatory.

Playing Time 2 x 20 min
(with an OPTIONAL short substitution break halfway between each halves.
5 min half time
)
2 x 25 min
(5 min half time)
2 x 30 min
(5 min half time)
2 x 35 min
(5 min half time)
2 x 40 min
(5 min half time)
2 x 45 min
(5 min half time)
Off Side Off side is called at all age groups
Fouls & Misconduct All fouls result in an indirect free kick Conform to FIFA Laws of the Game
Free Kicks 6 yards 8 yards Conform to FIFA Laws of the Game
Penalty Kicks No PKs. All fouls result in an indirect free kick No PKs. Direct kick in the penalty are to be taken from closest point on the penalty line 10 yards (Conform to FIFA Laws of the Game)
Throw-in One re-throw allowed after explanation Conform to FIFA Laws of the Game
Slide Tackling Slide tacking is a foul and results in an indirect free kick for the opponent Clean slide tackling is allowed. Tackling with cleats up or both feet is a foul and could result in a Yellow Card. Slide tackle from the behind is an automatic Red Card.