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US Youth Soccer Field Dimensions
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Adult Soccer Field Dimensions:
The optimum size is 75 yards (68.58m) by 120 yards (109.73m).
Rules: The field of play shall be rectangular. Width shall not exceed the length.
The width shall not be more than 80 yards (73.15M) nor less than 65 yards (59.44m)
The length shall not be more than 120 yards (109.72m) nor less than 110 yards (100.58m).
US Youth Soccer Field Dimensions
|Age||Field Width||Field Length|
|Youth||Min - Maximum||Min - Maximum|
|U6 - U7||(15 - 20 yards)||(25 - 30 yards)|
|U8||(20 - 25 yards)||(30 - 40 yards)|
|U9||(30 - 35 yards)||(40 - 50 yards)|
|U10||(40 - 50 yards)||(60 - 70 yards)|
|U11||(40 - 50 yards)||(70 - 80 yards)|
|U12||(40 - 55 yards)||(100 - 105 yards)|
|U13||(50 - 60 yards)||(100 - 110 yards)|
|Adult||(65 - 80 yards)||(110 - 120 yards)|
|International||(70 - 80 yards)||(110 - 120 yards)|
Youth Soccer Field Diagrams and Dimensions
|U10 Field Diagram||Click here|
|U8 Field Diagram||Click here|
US Youth Soccer Goal Dimensions
|Age||Goal Size||Goal Size|
|U6 - U7||4.5' H x 9' W||6.5' H x 12' W|
|U8||4.5' H x 9' W||6.5' H x 12' W|
|U9||6.5' H x 12' W||6.5' H x 18.5' W|
|U10||6.5' H x 18.5' W||7' H x 21' W|
|U11||6.5' H x 18.5' W||8' H x 24' W|
|U12||7' H x 21' W||8' H x 24' W|
|U13||8' H x 24' W||8' H x 24' W|
|Adult||8' H x 24' W||8' H x 24' W|
|International||8' H x 24' W||8' H x 24' W|
God....Please make the Goals small today..and bless the goal posts!
US Youth Players and Ball Size
|Age||Players per team||Ball|
|U6 - U7||3 v 3||3|
|U8||4 v 4||3|
|U9||6 v 6||4|
|U10||8 v 8||4|
|U11||9 v 9||4|
|U12||11 v 11||4|
|U13||11 v 11||5|
|Adult||11 v 11||5|
|International||11 v 11||5|
|*Leagues vary. Check local rules|
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Goals - Dimensions (Adult & Youth), Safety Tips, buying guide.
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