U14 Program
15 minute quarters
Grade / Age: Seventh / Eighth 12 - 13 years old
Gender: Coed Teams
Players on Field: 11 per team (10 field and 1 keeper)
Minimum # on Field: 9 per team (to prevent forfeit)
Total Players per Team: 14-16
Referees: 2
Ball size: 5
Substitutions: Team with possession on a throw-in may substitute with permission of the Referee(s).
Both teams may substitute prior to the throw-in if the team in possession is substituting.
Both teams may substitute at goal kicks and kick-offs with permission of the Referee(s).
Duration of Game: 2 - 30 minute halves
5 minutes at half time
65 minutes total time
Laws: FIFA Laws of the Game, except -

NO slide tackling
Referee explains laws/rules to players as a teaching aid

Special Rules:
Teams must play with a minimum number of girls. This changes from season to season depending on how many girls are on each team.
Injuries: If a coach enters the field to check an injured player, the player must leave the field. Coaches should try to re-enter the player, if possible, to maximize playing time for each player. Both teams substitute at stoppage of play, with permission of the Referee.