No league tables or scores can be published and trophies will be limited; there must be a focus on player development. However you can have a maximum of three trophy events per season over 2 week periods (6 weeks in total)
A child under 6 is not permitted to play in any matches at all.
Once the child turns 6 they will be classed as an Under 7 player for that season but they are not permitted to play up an age group with the Under 8s.
Format: 5v5 including goalkeeper.
Pitch Size: Maximum 40 x 30 yards, Minimum 30 x 20 yards. Penalty area 9 x 16 yards.
Ball Size: 3
Goal Size: 12 x 6 feet
Playing time: Minimum 10 minutes, Maximum 20 minutes (per half)
Maximum in one day for normal fixtures 40 minutes, 60 minutes for all tournaments and events.
Maximum Squad size: 10
Foundation Phase (U7-U11)