Game Rules

Play 3 versus 3

Games are between 30 and 40 minutes each

15 to 20 minute halves

No Goalkeepers

Substitutions only on stoppage of play after center referee acknowledges

No off sides

No throw-ins, all restarts from out of field play results in kick in

All kicks are indirect, except Penalty and Corner Kick

Cannot score directly from any kick, except Penalty and Corner Kick

Can only score from offensive side of the field

Substitutions only on stoppage of play after center referee acknowledges

All other FIFA rules have limited enforcement

 

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Special 3v3 Goal Box Rules

Players are allowed in goal box but......

No player may touch the ball within the goal box

Any part of the ball or player's body on the line is considered in the goal box as the player is an extension of the box

If defensive player touches the ball, while player or ball is in the goal box, a penalty kick is awarded to the offensive team

If offense player touches the ball, while player or ball is in the goal box, a goal kick is awarded to the defensive team

If the ball stops in the goal box a goal kick is awarded to the defensive team, regardless of who last touched the ball

                                                                                                               

Other Rules and Guidelines

No team managers, parents, or any other spectators on field of play

Parents on one sideline; team managers and players on opposite sideline

No team managers, parents, or any other spectators behind goal

No coaching during active play

No yelling or complaining to referees

No yelling or complaining to players

 Parents must be at least 2 yards from sideline during game

No SMOKING or Tobacco use inside fenced in area

No alcoholic beverages anywhere near field

 No pets inside fenced in area

Be at field 10 minutes prior to game's kick-off time