Portsmouth Soccer Summer Recreation Program

Portsmouth Youth Soccer Association - PYSA

SUMMER RECREATIONAL PROGRAM
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Division Overview & General Information

League

U4

U6

U8

U11

U14

Birth Year

2013 - 2014

2011 - 2012

2000 - 2010

2006 - 2008

2003 - 2005

Ages

3,4 (must be 3 by June 15)

5,6

7,8

9,10,11

12,13,14

Field Location

Upper Seveney

Upper Seveney

Upper Seveney

Upper Seveney

Lower Seveney

Field Size (yds)

20 W x 30 L

20 W x 30 L

30 W x 45 L

45 W x 70 L

55 W x 90 L

Goal Size (ft)

6 W x 4 T

6 W x 4 T

9 W x 5 T

21 W x 7 T

24 W x 8 T

Ball Size

3

3

3

4

5

Players per side

3v3

3v3

5v5

6v6

8v8

Games

12

12

12

12

12

Goalies

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Number of periods

4

4

4

4

4

Minutes per period

10

10

10

12

15

Between Per/Half

2/5 minutes

2/5 minutes

2/5 minutes

2/5 minutes

2/5 minutes

Heading

 

Do not encourage or teach heading

 

50% rule

Each Player is required (unless discipline problem or yellow/red card, injury) to play 50% of game

4x2 rule (if ahead by 4 goals)

Yes +1

Yes +1

Yes +1

Yes +1

Yes +1

Substitutions

Substitutions are allowed on any stoppage and are unlimited

Substitutions are allowed per FIFA Laws of the Game

On-field Coaching

Yes

Yes

Yes

July Only

No

Offside

No

No

No

No

Yes

Kicks

For all goal kicks, opposing players must remain on their half of the field until the ball is passed across the midfield line.
All start/restart kicks are indirect. "Center" kick-off must touch 2 offensive players. No penalty kicks.

All start/restart kicks are indirect. "Center" kick-off must touch 2 offensive players. No penalty kicks.

Footwear

Shin guards required. Rubber cleats or sneakers. Mouth guards optional.

Game balls

Game balls shall be kept in field equipment box.

Governing Rules

USSF (see yellow book) & P.Y.S.A. Coaches book

Jewelry/Metal Hair

No metal/plastic jewelry, earrings, hairpins (rubber bands only). No watches or metal cleats.

Referee/Linesman

1 league referee/1 "Duty Parent-Coach" from each team for linesman duty (if no league linesman)

Lightning

Cancel/Suspend game

Play Down

No

Play Up

Verbal or written request. Director of Coaches or President approval

Pre Injury Planning

Know nearest phone location, Bring Ice (no chem ice-packs), First-Aid kit in equipment shed

Rain-out cancel

WILL BE NOTIFIED BY PYSA

Safety Checks

Ensure goals are secured with sandbags, ensure no debris on field, please stay off of goals, fence, trees and stone wall

 

Score Reporting

sports@newportri.com