GSYSL Guidelines for field size and goal size for all formats of competition


11v11 Competition:

U 13 and above Size #5

Field size 60-80 yards wide by 100-120 yards long

Goal size 8’ High x 24’ Wide

Small Sided Games:

U12 - 8v8 Competition:

Ball Size #4 with Goalkeepers

Field size 40-55 yards wide by 60-80 yards long

Rules for small sided games

USYS Official U_12 Playing Recommendations

USYS U_12 Field of Play

U9 and U10 - 6v6 Competition:

Ball Size #4 with Goalkeepers

Field size 35-45 yards wide by 45-60 yards long

Goal size 6.5’ High x 12’ Wide

USYS Official U_10 Playing Recommendations

USYS Assets Addendum

USYS U_10 Field Layout

U7 and U8 - 4x4 Format:

Ball size #3 No Goalkeepers

Field size depending on age approximately ½ the size of 6v6 field

20-30 yards wide by 25-35 yards long

Goals can be cones or pug nets

USYS Official Playing Recommendations

USYS U_8 Coaches Addendum

USYS U_8 Field of Play

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