Division Rules & Soccer Laws

Players Are Not Permitted To Participate On 2 Teams In The Same Division.  For A Player To Participate On 2 Teams In Different Divisions They Must Be Listed On Both Team Rosters.  

Under 4/5/6 Division Game Rules
- 1 Coach Can Be On The Field During The Game (Must Stay Out Of The Way Of Play)
- Substituting Can Be Made During Stoppages
- On The Fly Substituting (One Player At A Time)
> Exiting Player Must Tag Incoming Player Before Incoming Player Can Take The Field
- Second Tries Are Allowed On Any Throw In And Kick (Exception Being Penalty Kick)
- No Offside Calls Will Be Made
- No Slide Tackling And Kicking Will Be Allowed
- No Heading Will Be Allowed
- Goal Kicks Can Be Taken Anywhere Within The Box
- Penalty Kicks Are Taken From The Top Of Box Line
- A Player Cannot Score More Than 3 Goals, Their Next Goal/s Would Result In A Goal Kick.
- Team Shirt: Players Must Wear Their Team Shirt
> Coaches Their Team Shirt Unless It Is Not Possible Due To Inclement Weather
- Teams Must Sit On The Same Side Of The Field
- Some Referee Instructional Calls Will Be Made Without Stopping Play
- Teams Do Not Switch Sides At Halftime
- Build-Out Line: Is Used
- FIFA Laws Will Be Used Unless Otherwise Stated
- Ball: Size #3
- In The Event It Is Not Possible To Assign A Referee To A U6 Game Both Field Coaches Will Need To Referee Game
- Field Players: 4v4, 5v5, 6v6 Or
 7v7 (Includes Goalkeeper)
- Play Time: 50%


Game Length 
12 Minute Quarters, 1 Minute Quarter Breaks, 5 Minute Halftime


FIFA Laws Of The Game
laws-of-the-game-2023-24 (theifab.com)

Under 7/8/9 Division Game Rules
- Substituting Can Be Made During Stoppages
- On The Fly Substituting (One Player At A Time)

   > Exiting Player Must Tag Incoming Player Before Incoming Player Can Take The Field
- No Offside Calls Will Be Made
- No Slide Tackling And Kicking Will Be Allowed
- No Heading Will Be Allowed

- If A Team Is Leading By 3 Goals, Team Challenges Must Be Implemented
- If A Team Is Leading By 3 Goals, A Player Cannot Score More Than 3 Goals, Their Next Goal/s Would Result In A Goal Kick.
- If A Team Is Leading By 6 Goals, It Must Remove 1 Impact Player, And If A Team Is Leading By 9 Goals It Must Remove 2 Impact Players.

   > First Determination, Highest Scoring Player
- Team Shirt: Players Must Wear Their Team Shirt
> Coaches Their Team Shirt Unless It Is Not Possible Due To Inclement Weather
- Teams Must Sit On The Same Side Of The Field
- Some Referee Instructional Calls Will Be Made Without Stopping Play
- Teams Will Switch Sides At Halftime
- Build-Out Line: Is Used
- FIFA Laws Will Be Used Unless Otherwise Stated
- Ball: Size #4
- Field Players: 6v6, 7v7, 8v8 Or 9v9 (Includes Goalkeeper)
- Play Time: 50%


Game Length 
25 Minute Halves, 5 Minute Halftime 


FIFA Laws Of The Game
laws-of-the-game-2023-24 (theifab.com)

Under 10/11/12 Division Game Rules
- Substituting Can Be Made During Stoppages
- Offside Call Will Be Made
- No Slide Tackling And Kicking Will Be Allowed
- No Heading Will Be Allowed

- A Proportional Number Of Girl And Boy Players Must Be On The Field.
- Players Must Wear Team Uniform Set
> Coaches Their Team Shirt/Hoody/Jacket Unless It Is Not Possible Due To Inclement Weather
- Teams Must Sit On The Same Side Of The Field
- Teams Will Switch Sides At Halftime
- Agreed Upon Rec League Rules Will Be Used
- FIFA Laws Will Be Used Unless Otherwise Stated
- Ball: Size #4
- Field Players: 11v11 (Includes Goalkeeper)
- Play Time: 40%-60%


NW Vs NW Game Rules
- If A Team Is Ahead By 3 Goals, The Play Time Of The Lesser Skilled Players Must Increase,
And The Play Time Of The More Skilled Players Must Decrease, Reversing The 60%-40% Rule.
- If A Team Is Leading By 3 Goals, A Player Cannot Score More Than 3 Goals, Their Next Goal/s Would Result In A Goal Kick.
- If A Team Is Leading By 6 Goals, It Must Remove 1 Impact Player, And If a Team Is Leading By 9 Goals It Must Remove 2 Impact Players.
> First Determination, Highest Scoring Player
- Every Effort Must Be Made To Make A Game As Competitive And Enjoyable As Possible 


Game Length 
Two 35 Minute Halves, 5 Minute Halftime 


FIFA Laws Of The Game
laws-of-the-game-2023-24 (theifab.com) 

League Rules
TBP

Under 13/14/15 Division Game Rules
- Substituting Can Be Made During Stoppages
- Offside Call Will Be Made
- No Slide Tackling And Kicking Will Be Allowed
- Heading Is Permitted If Both Programs Are In Agreement

- A Proportional Number Of Girl And Boy Players Must Be On The Field.
- Players Must Wear Team Uniform Set
> Coaches Their Team Shirt/Hoody/Jacket Unless It Is Not Possible Due To Inclement Weather
- Teams Must Sit On The Same Side Of The Field
- Teams Will Switch Sides At Halftime
- Agreed Upon Rec League Rules Will Be Used
- FIFA Laws Will Be Used Unless Otherwise Stated
- Ball: Size #5
- Field Players: 11v11 (Includes Goalkeeper)
- Play Time: 40%-60% 


NW Vs NW Game Rules
- If A Team Is Ahead By 3 Goals, The Play Time Of The Lesser Skilled Players Must Increase,
And The Play Time Of The More Skilled Players Must Decrease, Reversing The 60%-40% Rule.
- If A Team Is Leading By 3 Goals, A Player Cannot Score More Than 3 Goals, Their Next Goal/s Would Result In A Goal Kick.
- If A Team Is Leading By 6 Goals, It Must Remove 1 Impact Player, And If a Team Is Leading By 9 Goals It Must Remove 2 Impact Players.
> First Determination, Highest Scoring Player
- Every Effort Must Be Made To Make A Game As Competitive And Enjoyable As Possible


Game Length 
Two 35 Minute Halves, 5 Minute Halftime 


FIFA Laws Of The Game
laws-of-the-game-2023-24 (theifab.com)

League Rules
TBP

Offside Rule Explained
How Offside Works in Soccer - YouTube