U12 Girls Guidelines

The U12 Girls age group uses the following parameters:

  • Size 4 Soccer Ball.
  • Allowed up to two hours of practice time per week (one, two-hour practice; two, hour-hour practices; or one, one-hour practice - per coach request).
  • Typical practice times are 5:00-6:00, 5:30-6:30, or 6:30-7:30pm (per coach request).
  • Games are played 9v9 including a goalie.
  • Minimum number of players required per team to start the game is four (7).
  • No headers.
  • Blow-out rule applies (see Coach Handbook, Parent Handbook, or P&P Manual for details).
  • Games consist of two, 30-minute halves.
  • Throw-ins are used for out-of-bounds (not kick-ins).
  • Goalie is not allowed to pick up or handle the ball on pass backs from a teammate nor outside the penalty box.
  • Offside Rule applies (players cannot be in an offside position when the ball is played).
  • Penalty kicks are taken when applicable.
  • Substitutions are allowed with permission of the referee at any stopage of play.
  • No jewelry of any kind is allowed. Earrings may NOT be taped down. Earrings MUST be removed.
  • Shinguards must be worn, covered completely by socks, during all practices and games.
  • Two adults must be present at all team activities.
  • Medical Liability/Treatment Forms must be carried by coach/assistant coach at all team activities.

BRYC Elite

BRYC Elite

DC United

DC United

NVSL

NVSL

ODSL

ODSL

US SOCCER

US SOCCER

VYSA

VYSA

USYS

USYS

Washingtoin Spirit

Washingtoin Spirit