Standards of Play 4V4

  • Size 3 ball

  • 4v4 (no goalkeepers)

  • Shin guards are required

  • Substitutions are unlimited and can occur at any time

  • 4 quarters

  • No more than 8 minute quarters

  • 3-5 minute breaks between quarters

  • Playing times can be less than 8 minutes when managed by the coaches and parents

  • Kick offs, free kicks, throw-ins, goal kicks and corner kicks are used to start or restart play for the under 8 division

  • Kick-ins and/or dribble-ins are also acceptable as restarts when the ball has gone out over the sidelines

  • Kick offs,  throw-ins, are used to start or restart play for the under 6 division

  • Opponents should be 10 feet away from the ball on all restarts

  • No penalty kicks

  • No offside