League and Tournament Rules

LEAGUE AND TOURNAMENT RULES

This is a summary of the different playing environments offered by the nearby leagues and tournaments that typically engage U5 - U14 NASA coaches, players, and referees.


Results Oriented? Format
Maximum Roster Size
Ball Size
Keepers? Free Kicks
Offsides?
Ref Linesmen? Game Length
Rules of Play
NASA U6
No.
4v4 or 5v5.
N/A. Size 3.
No.
None. No.
No.
20-30 minutes.
http://www.nasoccer.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=114&Itemid=235

NASA U8

No.

6v6.

N/A.


Size 3.

Yes.

Indirect only. All free kicks occur from outside the defender's penalty area.


No.

No.

24 minutes. Games are broken into four 6-minute quarters. Two 24-minute games are played back-to-back.

http://www.nasoccer.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=148&Itemid=450

NASA U10

No.

6v6.

12.

Size 4.

Yes.

Direct and indirect, but no penalty kicks. All free kicks occur from outside the defender's penalty area.

Yes, but only in the defender's penalty area.

No.

50 minutes. Games are two 25-minute halves, with a 5-minute halftime. There is a 3-minute "quarter break" approximately halfway through each half.

http://www.nasoccer.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=155&Itemid=452

CDT U10 (NASA Columbus Day Tournament)

No.

6v6.

14.

Size 4.

Yes.

Direct and indirect, but no penalty kicks. All free kicks occur from outside the defender's penalty area.

Yes, but only in the defender's penalty area.

No.

50 minutes. Games are two 25-minute halves with a 5-minute halftime.

http://www.nasoccer.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=758

DIT U10 (Danvers Youth Soccer Danvers Invitational Tournament)

No.

6v6.

12.


Size 4.

Yes.

FIFA.

Yes, but only in the defender's penalty area.

No.

50 minutes. Games are two 25-minute halves.

http://www.thedit.org/

ECYSA U12

Yes.

8v8.

15.

Size 4.

Yes.

FIFA.

Yes.

No.

60 minutes. Games are two 30-minute halves with a 5-minute halftime.

http://www.ecysa2.org/Documents/Rules.pdf

CDT U12 (NASA Columbus Day Tournament)

Yes.

8v8.

15.

Size 4.

Yes.

FIFA.

Yes.

No.

50 minutes. Games are two 25-minute halves with a 5-minute halftime.

http://www.nasoccer.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=758

DIT U12 (Danvers Youth Soccer Danvers Invitational Tournament)

Yes.

8v8.

15.


Size 4.

Yes.

FIFA.

Yes.

No.

50 minutes. Games are two 25-minute halves.

http://www.thedit.org/

ECYSA Playoffs U12

Yes.

8v8.

15.

Size 4.

Yes..

FIFA.

Yes.

Yes.

60 minutes. Games are two 30-minute halves with a 5-minute halftime.

http://www.ecysa2.org/Documents/Rules.pdf

MTOC U12

Yes.

8v8.

15.

Size 4.

Yes.

FIFA.

Yes.

Yes.

Round-robin games: 50 minutes (two 25-minute halves with a 5-minute halftime).

Playoff games: 60 minutes (two 30-minute halves with a 5-minute halftime).

http://www.mayouthsoccer.org/mtoc_rules.aspx

ECYSA U14.

Yes.

11v11.

18.

Size 5.

Yes.

FIFA.

Yes.

No.

70 minutes. Games are two 35-minute halves with a 5-minute halftime.

http://www.ecysa2.org/Documents/Rules.pdf

CDT U14 (NASA Columbus Day Tournament)

Yes.

11v11.

18.

Size 5.

Yes.

FIFA.

Yes.

No.

60 minutes. Games are two 30-minute halves with a 5-minute halftime.

http://www.nasoccer.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=758 

DIT U14 (Danvers Youth Soccer Danvers Invitational Tournament)

Yes.

11v11.

18.

Size 5.

Yes.

FIFA.

Yes.

No.

50 minutes. Games are two 25-minute halves.

http://www.thedit.org/

ECYSA Playoffs U14

Yes.

11v11.

18.

Size 5.

Yes.

FIFA.

Yes.

Yes.

70 minutes. Games are two 35-minute halves with a 5-minute halftime.

http://www.ecysa2.org/Documents/Rules.pdf

MTOC U14

Yes.

11v11.

18.

Size 5.

Yes.

FIFA.

Yes.

Yes.

Round-robin games: 50 minutes (two 25-minute halves with a 5-minute halftime).

Playoff games: 70 minutes (two 35-minute halves with a 5-minute halftime).

http://www.mayouthsoccer.org/mtoc_rules.aspx

Is there a league or tournament nearby that should be added to this list? Please email development@nasoccer.com.

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