*ALL 6/7/8 BOYS GAMES WILL BE AT 800, ON THE 2/3 FIELDS AT THE VAN HORNE REC COMPLEX*
*TEAMS WILL BE EMAILED OUT DURING THE WEEK, AND ROTATE ON A WEEKLY BASIS*
Picture Day: September 9th (Unless otherwise dated)
Age: 6/7/8 Grade
Note: Heading the ball is allowed
Number of Players: 9 on 9
Ball Size: 5
Field Size: 50 x 90
Goal Size: 24 feet by 8 feet
All games will be played at: Van Horne Rec Complex (300 10th St. Van Horne 52346)
Uniform: Soccer shoes are recommended. The type and condition of cleated shoes must be inspected for safety before use. No front spike allowed. Must wear shirt provided by BYSA and black shorts are preferred. Shin guards are mandatory, and must be covered by the socks provided by BYSA. Players MUST wear the correct color socks and jersey. Socks cannot be mixed, white, purple, orange etc. No Jewelry is allowed at all, boys or girls.
Substitutions: Prior to throw-ins, prior to a goal kick, after a goal, after an injury, at half time.
Playing time and duration: Each player should play at least 50% of the playing time. Periods are 2, 2 0 minute halves with a 5-10 minute halftime.
Official: Trained refs will be officiating the games, with parents as linesmen.
Coaches must stress that players sit on one side of the field, fans on the other. Players should be encouraged to sit with their team during the game, not the audience.