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Regional Guidelines

GENERAL GUIDELINES
Please read the General Guidelines to understand playing time, practice time and other guidelines.

USSF PLAYER DEVELOPMENT GUIDELINES
PDI Presentation
PDI FAQ

GUIDELINES BY DIVISION
6U-8U Guidelines
9U-10U Guidelines
12U Guidelines

PLAYING TIME
  • Playing time is a minimum time of 3/4 per game (9U & up) or 2/3 (6U-8U)
  • No player should play the whole game unless every other player has played the minimum
  • A player cannot play goalkeeper more than 2 quarters. If a player plays 2 quarters in goal, he must play one on the field.
  • In the case of having a larger than max roster, then every player must play at least 2 quarters, unless ill, arrives after the game begins, or leaves before the game ends.
  • A player who arrives before the end of the first quarter, MUST play two quarters. A player who arrives during the second or third quarter, must play at least one quarter. 

Area Guidelines

ID CARDS
  • Any time you play in AREA, you must have coaches & players cards, even if you are playing at your own region's field.
  • If you do not have your players cards, including coaches cards, you may not be able to play.
  • Have them in numerical order like your line up card, and make referee check-ins quicker.

FULL GUIDELINES
Area 11 K Rules and Regulations 

Sportsmanship

  • Teams that win a game by a final goal differential of six (6) or more goals will receive a one (1) point deduction in the standings for every goal scored above five (5) goals
  • Coaches of teams in games that result in a goal differential of six (6) or more goals wil be required to complete one or more good sportsmanship mentoring sessions
  • Repeat offenders will be suspended

Remember - It is your job to make it a great experience for BOTH teams! 

How to not get yourself in that situation:
  • Pay attention to the flow of the game
  • Make adjustments early
  • Give your team a challenge (score only off a cross, complete 10 passes before a shot, only someone who hasn’t scored in the last year can score)
Things to not do:
  • Call out how many passes
  • Pull players from the field
  • Make loud comments about the weakness of the other team

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Huntington Beach, California 92649

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