Cambridge Youth Soccer

House League Rules & Regulations Revised & Approved: April 11th, 2017 YOUTH U11-12 and U14-U18 Soccer Program

All games shall be played in accordance with the laws of the game as published by F.I.F.A. and the O.S.A, except those superseded by specific rules as outlined in this section.

1. The Field

1a) Youth U11-U18 games shall be played only on fields designated by CYS for the Youth Soccer program. 2. Equipment 2a) Youth U11-U12 Soccer program shall use Size 4 balls at all times. 2b) Youth U14 and older shall use Size 5 balls at all times. 2c) The home team shall supply the game ball. 2d) All players must wear soccer cleats. 2e) All players are required to wear shin pads under their socks. 2f) Each team shall bring two (CYS-issued) corner flags to the field for each game.

2g) A player must not use equipment or wear anything that is dangerous to himself/herself or another player. No hard casts (as per CYS Cast Policy). CYS asks that the parent/guardian of a player wearing a cast send a picture of the cast to the club so a determination can be made on whether it is acceptable.

2h) No jewelry (earrings, rings, necklaces or bracelets of any kind are permitted on the field If a referee observes a player wearing any jewelry items the player will be asked to leave the field and may not return for the remainder of the half. The jewelry must be removed or the player cannot continue to play in the game.

3. Number of Players

3a) U11 and U12 team rosters have a maximum of sixteen (16) registered players. The Club must approve age groups with rosters exceeding the above limits. U14 and U18 rosters have a maximum of 20 players.

3b) The U11 and U12 game is played with nine (9) players per team on the field as per OSA LTPD guidelines. This includes the goalkeeper. U12-U18 games are played with eleven (11) players per team on the field.

3c) The minimum number of players a team is permitted to play with is seven (7) (6 for U11/U12), including the goalkeeper and must play shorthanded, regardless how many players the other team has.

3d) Players will not be permitted to be ‘called up’ from lower divisions of the CYS House League without the written consent of the Technical Director or Senior House League Director.

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