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Summerlin AYSO Region 1258

8U Division

8U Division 

Players:

 

  • 8U has a Boys Division and a Girls Division
  • For Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 players in this division were born in 2011 and 2012
Teams:

 

  • Maximum Roster: Eight (8) players per team
  • Numbers: Five players per team on the field, no goalkeeper. Games may not start or continue if there are less than three (3) players on a team.
  • Substitutions: Between quarters, at halftime and for injuries.
  • Playing Time: Minimum of three (3) quarters per game and no player shall play four (4) quarters until everyone has played three (3) quarters.
Practices and Games:

 

  • Frequency: Up to two soccer events per week. Games are on Saturdays only.
  • Duration: Practices are 1 hour in length. Games consist of two 20-minute halves with substitutions at the midpoint of each half. The halftime break is 5-10 minutes.
  • Location: Practices and games are at Summerlin Community Park.
  • Supervision: A ratio of one adult for every eight (8) or fewer players must be followed. At least two adults must be present at all practices and in the coaching box at games. At least one adult needs to be the same gender as the players. One of the supervising adults may be an AYSO certified team parent.
  • Heading the ball in practices and games is banned for all 8U Division players. An indirect kick will be awarded to the opposing team if an 8U Division player deliberately heads the ball during a match.
  • Both throw-ins and pass-ins are allowed in the 8U Division. The possessing player may throw-in or pass-in (kick) the ball from the touchline. Opposing players must be at least to (2) yards from the ball until it is thrown in or passed in.
Equipment:

 

  • Ball Size: 3
  • Shin guards must be worn under the socks, next to the skin, and cannot be exposed.No player will be allowed to participate without shin guards.
  • Soccer cleats are recommended, although gym shoes or sneakers are permissible.
  • Players are encouraged to bring their own soccer ball and water bottle. Please remember to write your last name on your soccer ball and personal items.

Volunteers:

 

  • Coach and Assistant Coach: Two coaches per team. Coaches must be Safe Haven, CDC Concussion Awareness and 8U Certified. Coaches must participate in an On-Field Coach Training session.
  • Team Parent: At least one team parent per team. Team parents must be Safe Haven and CDC Concussion Awareness Certified.
  • Referee: If an AYSO certified referee is not provided, coaches take on the role of referee in 8U Division games.
  • Assistant Referee: For 8U Division games, coaches may recruit club linesmen to assist in calling the ball in and out of play only.
Tournaments:

 

  • The Summerlin Region 8U Divisions do not have a year-end tournament

 


Contact Information

Division Coordinators: Samantha Sweeney and James Willis

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