U14 & HS Guidelines

Updated Friday September 23, 2016 by MYS.

Rules for U14                                                   

 
 
Team Size:

Recommended number is 11. 10 field players and a keeper 
Equal number of players on each team                 
Alternate Goalies
Teams and game are coed
 
 Ball Size: #5
 
Player equipment:
Shin guards must be worn and covered by the socks
Footwear: soft cleat soccer shoes
NO jewelry can be worn
NO casts can be worn
 
 Game Time:
 5 minute warm-up
 25 minute halves 
 5 minute half time
 
 Game Rules:
 
Playing time: All players are required to have equal playing time
 
Substitution:
  At the end of the half and or after goals, goal kicks, and on OWN throw in.   
  NOTE: Players who are substituting are to be at the halfway line prior to stoppage of play in  
  order to speed play and avoid confusion.
                       
Off-sides will be called
Opposing players are to be at least 10 yards from the ball on a free-kick
Penalty kicks will be awarded
Pass back to Goalie is NOT permitted.
           
SLIDING TACKLES NOT PERMITTED.
 
NO parental instruction during the game.
 
Players and Coaches to shake hands after the game
           
 NO COACHES ON THE FIELD 
 
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 Rules for U18                                                    

 
Team Size:
Recommended number is 11. 10 Field players and a keeper
Equal number of players on each team                 
Alternate Goalies
Teams and game are coed
 
 Ball Size: #5
 
Player equipment:
Shin guards must be worn and covered by the socks
Footwear: soft cleat soccer shoes
NO jewelry can be worn
NO casts can be worn
 
 Game Time:
 5 minute warm-up
 25 minute halves
 5 minute half time
 
 Game Rules:
 
Playing time: All players are required to have equal playing time
 
Substitution:
  At the end of the half and or after goals, goal kicks,or throw in by either team.  
  NOTE: Players who are substituting are to be at the halfway line prior to stoppage of play in 
  order to speed play and avoid confusion.
                       
Off-sides will be called
Opposing players are to be at least 10 yards from the ball on a free-kick
Penalty kicks will be awarded
Pass back to Goalie is NOT permitted.
           
SLIDING TACKLES NOT PERMITTED.
 
NO parental instruction during the game.
 
Players and Coaches to shake hands after the game
           
 NO COACHES ON THE FIELD 
 
At William Lain Fields:
Coaches & Players stay on far side of field
Parents stay behind orange line on field side by roadway.