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NO PLAYER THAT IS CARDED OR PLAYING ON ANOTHER TEAM SHALL BE ALLOWED TO BE ROSTERED ON A JYS IN-TOWN TEAM.

 

GROUP III (8-9 years old as of 9/30/current year) -- RULES OF PLAY

• Field Size: 80 yds. X 40 yds.

• Junior size goal

• 8 players (7 fielders and 1 goalie)

• Two (25 minute) halves - 10 min. half-time

• Size 4 soccer ball

• No Jewelry, Casts, Gum, or Hooded Sweatshirts allowed

• A maximum win differential of 6 (six) goals – Good Sportsmanship

(If for any reason either team cannot field a full team, then both coaches will decide on the number of

players. Both teams must play with the same number of players on the field.)

 Substitutions (allowed at referee’s discretion)

• Goal Kick – Either team

• Throw in – Throwing team only

• After a goal – Either team

 VIOLATIONS

  • No sliding or slide tacking – direct free kick

  • Any handball = direct free kick

  • Dangerous play or obstruction = indirect free kick

  • Pushing/shoving = direct free kick

  • Tackling from behind (all instances) = direct free kick

  • Off-sides: rule in effect

Penalty shot in effect - A penalty kick is awarded if a player commits a direct free kick foul within their own penalty area.  Examples of a direct free kick foul are: kicking, tripping, charging, striking, pushing, tackling, making contact with the opponent before touching the ball, holding, spitting, and deliberately handling the ball.