iSeries U10 modified laws

iSeries U10 Modified Laws

Law 1: The field of play
Length of the Field: 60-70 yards
Width of the Field: 40-50 yards
Corner kick arcs: 1 yard
Center circle: 8 yards
Goal area: 6 yards from inside of goal post and 6 yards out from goal line.
Penalty area: 12 yards from inside of goal post and 12 yards out from goal line.
Penalty spot: 8 yards from goal line
Penalty arc: 8 yards from penalty spot

Goals will be at least 6′ tall by 18′ wide.
Goals will be at most 7′ tall and 21′ wide.

The center line is optional. However, since in U10 Club Series matches the center line is mandatory,  if a U10 field is used for both Club Series and Internal Series (iSeries) matches, the center line must be there.

In addition to the standard markings, there will be dashed lines 12 yards from the center of the field in each direction. Dashed lines will be parallel to the center line and perpendicular to touch lines.

Dashed lines will affect goal kicks. See law #16. Additionally, goalies may not punt the ball over the far dashed line, if they do an indrect kick is awarded to the other team at the spot the ball crossed the line.

Otherwise per FIFA.

Law 2: The ball
Size #4 balls will be used.

Law 3: The number of players
Maximum of 7 players and minimum of 5. Unlimited substitutions with unlimited re-entry.
Otherwise per FIFA

Law 4: The players equipment
As per FIFA, no modifications.

Law 5: The referee
As per FIFA, no modifications.

Law 6: The assistant referee
As per FIFA, no modifications.

Law 7: The duration of the match
12:30 minute quarters with 2 minute breaks and 5 minute half time.

Law 8: The start and restart of play
As per FIFA, no modifications.

Law 9: The ball in and out of play
As per FIFA, no modifications.

Law 10: The method of scoring
As per FIFA, no modifications.

Law 11: Offside
Offside will not be enforced unless the attacking player is blatantly offside or cherry picking.

Law 12: Fouls and misconduct
No slide tackling is allowed.

Otherwise as per FIFA.

Law 13: Free kicks
As per FIFA, no modifications.

Law 14: The penalty kick
As per FIFA, no modifications.

Law 15: The thrown-in
As per FIFA, no modifications.

Law 16: The goal kick
When a team is taking a goal kick, all attackers must withdraw away from the goal line until they are past the dashed line on that half of the field. The attackers may not advance past the dashed line until the ball is kicked past the dashed line, or is touched by the second defender.

Otherwise as per FIFA.

Law 17: The corner kick
As per FIFA, no modifications.

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