Age Group Comparison Chart

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Age group

U18/U19

U16

U13/14

U11/U12

U9/U10

Number of players

11v11

11v11

11v11

8v8

6v6

Minimum # to start game

7

8

8

6

5

Minimum # to continue play

7

7

7

5

4

Length of half (minutes)

45

40

35

30

30

Ball size

5

5

5

4

4

Offside rule?

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Penalty kick distance (yds)

12

12

12

10

8