AYSO Region 213
Rules By Age Level

Quick Reference Guide*


 
 Rec.
 Rec.  Rec  Rec.  Rec. Extra, Inter-Region, National Guidelines
   U-7  U-8  U-9/10  U-12  U-14  U9 & up
 Max #
 5  7  7  9  11  
 Min #
 4  5  5  7  7  
 GK  N  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y
 GK Limit
 -  1 Qtr
 2 Qtrs
 3 Qtr /
1 field
 No Limit
 No Limit
 Playing Time **  
 3/4**  3/4**  3/4**  3/4**  3/4**  1/2
 Half Length
 20  20  25  30  35  Age Dependent***
 Free Kicks
 DFK all
 DFK all
 as called
 as called
 as called
 as called
 Distance  6 6 
 8  10  10  U9/10 - 8,  10
 Goal Area
 Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y
 Pen. Area
 N  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y
 Goal Kick
 Goal A
Pen Area
 Goal A
 Goal A
 Goal A
 Goal Area
 Offside  N N
 Y Y
 Y  Y
 Slide Tackles
 N N
 Y  Y  Y  Y
 Show Cards
 N N
N
 Y Y
 Y in U-12 & up
 Throw Ins
1st half of season retake, then enforce
 1st half of season retake, then enforce

 Enforce


  Enforce
 

Enforce
 

Enforce

* Please read the Regional guidelines for the specific age division for the complete list of rules specific to that age level in regional rec. games.
** All registered AYSO Region 213 players (in the Primary Program) in attendance at the beginning of a game, are entitled to play at least half (1/2) of the game. And, these players are entitled to play at least three-quarters (3/4) of the game before any player (on the team) can play the entire game.
*** U9/10 - 25 min., U-12 - 30 min., U-14 - 35 min., U-16 - 40 min., U-19 - 45 min.