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Rules of Play

Recreation & Challenge Rules of Play

updated March 11, 2019



U5 -U8 Recreation

- 4v4 (4 players on the field for each team and no goalkeeper)
- 30 x 40 yard field
- Soccer Ball Size 3
- 32-48 minute games
U5-U6 | 8 minute quarters
U7-U8 | 12 minute quarters
- Coach referees

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U9 -U10 Recreation & Challenge 

- 7v7 (6 players on the field and 1 goalkeeper for each team )
- 45x 60 yard field
- Soccer Ball Size 4
- Two 25 minute halves
- Referees

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U11 -U12 Recreation & Challenge 

- 9v9 (8 players on the field and 1 goalkeeper for each team )
- 50x 70 yard field
- Soccer Ball Size 4
- Two 30 minute halves
- Referees

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U13 -U19 Recreation & Challenge 

- 11v11 (10 players on the field and 1 goalkeeper for each team )
- 50-80 x 100-120 yard field
- Soccer Ball Size 5
- Two 35-45 minute halves
U13-U14 | 35 minute halves
U15-U16 | 40 minute halves
U17-U19 | 45 minute halves
- Referees

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Raleigh, North Carolina 27609

Phone : 919-834-3951
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