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Recommended Goal/Field/Ball Sizes and Match Format/Duration
AGE GROUP
GOAL SIZE
[in feet]
FIELD WIDTH
Min. | Max.
[in yards]
FIELD LENGTH
Min. | Max.
[in yards]
BALL SIZE
MATCH FORMAT
MATCH DURATION
[in minutes]
U6
6’ x 18’
(or smaller)
15 | 25
20 | 30
3
3 vs. 3
No goalkeepers
4 x 6-8`
U8
6’ x 18’
(or smaller)
20 | 30
25 | 35
3
4 vs. 4
No goalkeepers
4 x 12`
U10
6’ x 18’
35 | 45
45 | 60
4
6 vs. 6
2 x 25`
U12
6’ x 18’
45 | 55
70 | 80
4
8 vs. 8
2 x 30`
U14
8’ x 24’
50 | 100
100 | 130
5
11 vs. 11
2 x 35`
U16
8’ x 24’
50 | 100
100 | 130
5
11 vs. 11
2 x 40`
U19
8’ x 24’
50 | 100
100 | 130
5
11 vs. 11
2 x 45`
 

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Coaches News

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US Youth Soccer statement on U.S. Soccer’s birth-year registration mandate

As previously announced in August 2015, US Youth Soccer, along with other youth soccer sanctioning bodies, will be implementing the U.S. Soccer Federation’s birth-year registration mandates on Aug. 1, 2016.
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Georgia Soccer’s Jacob Daniel honored with NSCAA Long-Term Service Award

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The NSCAA presented the 2015 Charlotte Moran Long-Term Service Award to Jacob Daniel, who has been a longtime member of US Youth Soccer while working as the director of coaching for Georgia Soccer and serving as the US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Region III technical director.
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Results: 2 Article(s) Found.

 

Coaches Document Center

Document Description Post Date
U-12 Practice Activities .PDF Document Apr 30, 2013
U-10 Practice Activities .PDF Document Apr 30, 2013
U6-U8 Practice Activities .PDF Document Apr 30, 2013
Coaching TOPSoccer Training Session Activities .PDF Document Dec 20, 2012
U-8 Passing .PDF Document Mar 01, 2012
U-6 Dribbling I .PDF Document Mar 01, 2012
U-6 Coordination and Movement .PDF Document Mar 01, 2012
U-10 Foot Coordination and Speed .PDF Document Mar 01, 2012
U-10 Tackling .PDF Document Mar 01, 2012
U-10 Receiving Lofted Balls I .PDF Document Mar 01, 2012
Results: 18 Record(s) Found.
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