Modified Rules for U9/U11 Games

All rules comply with USSF Laws of the Games except for these modifications that have been approved and adopted by Great Lakes Coed Soccer League

Modifications to U9

Number of players: 6 for each team

Length of halves: 25 minutes

Offside: No

Direct free kicks: No, except for the kickoff and corner kicks

Substitutions: may be made on all out of bounds stoppages at the discretion of the referee. No substitutions on stoppages resulting from rule infractions

Heading: No – this includes intentional and unintentional heading. Restart will be an indirect free kick to the opposing team

 

Modifications to U11

Number of players: 8 for each team

Length of halves: 30 minutes

Offside: Yes

Direct free kicks: Yes, in accordance with the Laws of the Games

Substitutions: no modifications

Heading: No – this includes intentional and unintentional heading. Restart will be an indirect free kick to the opposing team