PO Box 751831 Dayton Oh 45475

U14 Program

Grade / Age:Seventh / Eighth 12 – 13 years old
Gender:Coed Teams
Players on Field:11 per team (10 field and 1 keeper)
Minimum # on Field:9 per team (to prevent forfeit)
Total Players per Team:14-16
Ball size:5
Substitutions:Team with possession on a throw-in may substitute with permission of the Referee(s).
Both teams may substitute prior to the throw-in if the team in possession is substituting.
Both teams may substitute at goal kicks and kick-offs with permission of the Referee(s).
Duration of Game:2 – 30 minute halvesĀ  (15 minute quarters)
5 minutes at half time
65 minutes total time
Laws:FIFA Laws of the Game, except –
NO slide tackling
Referee explains laws/rules to players as a teaching aid
Special Rules:Teams must play with a minimum number of girls. This changes from season to season depending on how many girls are on each team.
Injuries:If a coach enters the field to check an injured player, the player must leave the field. Coaches should try to re-enter the player, if possible, to maximize playing time for each player. Both teams substitute at stoppage of play, with permission of the Referee.