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U5 Overview

U5 - Sessions start at 8:45

25 minute practice session, 5 minute break, 25 minute game

The U5 thru U8 age groups use a size 3 ball   

1. 4v4 Coed. (Coaches may "gently" position player)
2. Minimum 50% playing Time*
3. No Keeper
4. No offside
5. Handling is called 
6. Throw ins - (if error one re-try) but not counted against team
7. No referees-coaches make the calls in the field
8. Only one coach on the field per team (other can coach from the sidelines)
9. Substitutions - any time the ball is out of bounds, either team can sub (2 minute time limit)
10. Teams should change sides at the halfway point
11. No slide tackles
12. When a goal kick is done all opposing team must move back to Midfield. (as soon as ball is played they can move forward)
13. No heading of the ball in games or practice per NCYSA recommendations. 

*Please review our 50% Playing Time Guideline

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