Hampton-Varnville United: Rules

The rules for our in-house teams are in Adobe format on the handouts page, coming soon. You can also go to FIFA for more on the Laws of the Game.


BREAKDOWN BY DIVISION FOR FALL 2014
The following is for in-house teams. 11v11 may change depending on number of players who sign up.
DIVISIONS U6 U8 U10 U12 U14 U16 U18
GAME PLAY 3v3 5v5 6v6 8v8 11v11 11v11 11v11
MAXIMUM PLAYERS 3 5 6 8
8
11 11
MINIMUM PLAYERS No 4
5 6
6
7 7
GOALKEEPER No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
GAME PERIODS 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
PERIOD LENGTH minutes 10 25 25 30 35 40 45
GAME LENGTH minutes 40 50 50 60 70 80 90
SHOOT-OUTS / OVERTIME** No No
S/O S/O S/O S/O S/O
FIELD SIZE* yards 20 x15 30 x 25 70 x 50 70x50 80 x60 120 x 60 120 x 60
GOAL SIZE feet 4 x 6* 6 x 12 6.5 x 18 6.5 x 18 8 x 24 8 x 24 8 x 24
BALL SIZE 3 3 4 4 5 5 5
OFFSIDE No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
THROW-INS No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
CORNER KICKS No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
FREE KICKS No 6 yds 8 yds 8 yds 10 yds 10 yds 10 yds
PENALTY KICKS No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SHINGUARDS MANDATORY Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
CAUTIONS No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
EJECTIONS No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
REFEREES No 1 3 3 3 3 3

* The USYSA has recommended minimums and maximums, these are what the HVU play by, these can vary from club to club and at their tournaments.
** Season games will go to PK's, tournament games will go to overtime & PK's if needed. Championship games TBD prior to games due to time restrictions..

U6 use the new ball method to increase touches on the ball.