Number Of Players Field Size Goal Area Penalty Area Goal Size
Touchline Goal Line

3v3

20/30 yds 15/25 yds None None 6 by 18 ft
4v4 25/35 yds 20/30 yds 3 by 12 yds None 6 by 18 ft
6v6 45/60 yds 35/45 yds 6 by 18 yds 10 by 26 yds 6 by 18 ft
8v8 70/80 yds 45/55 yds 6 by 18 yds 14 by 34 yds 6 by 18 ft
11v11 90/110 yds 55/65 yds 6 by 20 yds 18 by 44 yds 8 by 24 ft
11v11 100/130 yds 50/100 yds 6 by 20 yds 18 by 44 yds 8 by 24 ft

The field sizes for U6 to U12 are the recommended guidelines based on the US Youth Soccer Modified Rules for U6 to U12 Play. For complete information, go to www.usyouthsoccer.org. Each league may vary by age group.

Ball Size:

  • U8: Size 3
  • U9-U12 : Size 4
  • U13 & Older: Size 5.

Surface: See Law 1 of FIFA Rules Of The Game

Goals: Refer to the goal sizes listed above. Posts and cross bars should be four inches wide, and the net should be secured to the posts and cross bar. For information on how to properly anchor a soccer goal, review the Guidelines for Movable Soccer Goal Safety.

Markings: See Law 1 of FIFA Rules Of The Game

Equipment: Regulation corner flags, posts and midfield markers should be used.

 











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