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House League Rules Summary (NYCSC)

Division: Mite/Squirt U7/U8 Atom U9/U10 Mosquito U11/U12 Peewee U13/U14 Bantam U15 up
Number of Players 7 v 7 7 v 7 9 v 9 11 v 11 11 v 11
Length of Halves 2 x 25 minutes 2 x 30 minutes 2 x 35 minutes 2 x 40 minutes 2 x 45 minutes
Referee Fee $25.00 $30.00 $35.00 $35/$20/$20 $45/$25/$25
Half time interval 5 minutes 5 minutes 5 minutes 5 minutes 5 minutes
Kick-in / Throw-in Kick-in Kick-in Throw-in Throw-in Throw-in
Offsides No No Yes Yes Yes
Sliding Tackles No
IDF
No
IDF
No
DFK and YC / RC if warranted
No
DFK and YC / RC if warranted
No
DFK and YC / RC if warranted
Cautions / Send offs No (talk with coaches) No (talk with coaches) Yes Yes Yes
Free Kicks All IDF All IDF Direct / Indirect (FIFA) Direct / Indirect (FIFA) Direct / Indirect (FIFA)
Dangerous Play IDF IDF IFK (YC if warranted) IFK (YC if warranted) IFK (YC if warranted)
Substitutions Any Stoppage of Play Any Stoppage of Play Goals, Goal Kicks, Throw-ins Goals, Goal Kicks, Throw-ins Goals, Goal Kicks, Throw-ins
Minimum Number
of Players
5 to start, 5 to continue 5 to start, 5 to continue 7 to start, 7 to continue 7 to start, 7 to continue 7 to start, 7 to continue
Numbers Adjustment If a team has more players than the other team, the number of players on the field cannot be more than one more than the shorthanded team (for example if a team has only 7 players, the other team cannot field more than 8)
Coaches Allowed on Field During Play Yes No No No No