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Junior Ram Game Rules

Kindergarten Age Group

  • Game structure: 10-15 minute warm up (lead by Steel Soccer coaches), three 12 minute periods, 5 min break between periods
  • Field size 30 x 20 yards
  • Goals size:  6' wide by 4' high
  • Play 3v3 with size 3 ball
  • Pass-ins (indirect kick) no throw ins (Indirect means if a player scores on a pass-in without the ball touching another player the goal does not count, it becomes a goal kick for the defending team)
  • No corner kicks (all goal kicks regardless of which team plays it over the end line)
  • Goal kicks are indirect kicks
  • All other free kicks for hand balls or other fouls are direct kicks (i.e., a goal may be scored directly from the free kick without the ball having to touch another player)
  • No goalkeepers (players are also not permitted to stand in the goal as a goal keeper)
  • There shouldn't be any players standing in the goals as a 'defender' for Kindergarten


1st Grade Age Group

  • Game structure: 10-15 minute warm up (lead by Steel Soccer coaches), two 20 minute halves, 5 min half time
  • Field size 30 x 20 yards
  • Goals size: 6' wide by 4' high
  • Play 4v4 with size 3 ball
  • Pass ins (indirect kick), no throw ins (Indirect means if a player scores on a pass-in without the ball touching another player the goal does not count, it becomes a goal kick for the defending team)
  • No corner kicks (all goal kicks regardless of which team plays it over the end line)
  • Goal kicks are indirect kicks
  • All other free kicks for hand balls or other fouls are direct kicks (i.e., a goal may be scored directly from the free kick without the ball having to touch another player)
  • No goalkeepers (players are also not permitted to stand in the goal as a goal keeper)
  • There shouldn't be any players standing in the goals as a 'defender' for 1st grade

 
2nd Grade Age Group

  • Game structure: 5 min warm up, two 25 minute halves, 5 min half time
  • Field Size 40 x 25 yards
  • Goal size: 10' wide by 5' high 
  • Play 5v5 (4 field players + goalkeeper) with size 3 ball
  • Throw ins (may not throw the ball into the goal, must touch another player before going in the goal)
  • Corner kicks (direct kick) and goal kicks (indirect kicks)
  • All other free kicks for hand balls or other fouls are direct kicks (i.e., a goal may be scored directly from the free kick without the ball having to touch another player)
  • Goalkeepers may not punt the ball (must throw or pass the ball out after a save)

Contact

New Canaan FC
P.O. Box 292 
New Canaan, Connecticut 06840

Email: [email protected]

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