Reeths-Puffer Youth Soccer Club (RPYSC) U5 Game Rules

  • 3 v 3 No Goal Keeper
  • Please do not plant a player in front of the net. This is counterproductive to teaching the game and could be dangerous for the player.
  • Home Team is team listed first on the schedule.
  • Home Team Supplies Size 3 game ball.
  • Game Duration.  4 x Ten Minute Quarters, 2 Minute Break Between Quarters
  • 5 Minutes Half Time
  • Teams Do Not Switch Sides
  • Minimum 50% Play Time per Player
  • All Kicks are Indirect, meaning the ball Must Touch Another Player Before Entering the Net
  • No Direct Kicks, corner kicks, or goal kicks
  • No Off-Side
  • Visiting Team Kicks Off 1st and 3rd Quarters
  • All Play is Restarted by Throw-in at Sideline
  • If ball is kicked over the goal line, throw-in occurs at corner of sideline nearest the out-of-bounds.
  • Substitutions permitted at any Stoppage of Play
  • Please wait for referee to call your subs onto the field
  • No Official Score Keeping
  • Mercy Rule.  The Weaker Team May Add a Player with the Referee’s Consent