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12U Division
The 12U division consists of a 90-minute weekday practice and a game on Saturday. There are separate boy and girl divisions. 

Practices: 
• Practices are once a week and are 90-minutes.
• Practice days are Monday – Friday.
• Practices times are either 5:00-6:30p or 6:30-8:00p.
• The head coach will pick the practice day & time and communicate it to the team. 

Games:
• 60-minute game:
(4) 15-minute quarters
5-minute halftime
• Switch directions at halftime
• 9v9 with a goalkeeper. 
• All standard soccer rules apply.

Field Size: 
• Length: 70-80 yards
• Width: 45-55 yards

Goal Size: 
• Height: 6.5-7 feet
• Width: 18.5-21 feet

The Ball: 
• Size 4

The Team: 
• Roster Size: 10-12 players
• Separate boy and girl divisions
• Players per team on the field: 9
• Substitutions: Between quarters, at halftime, and for injuries.

Playing Time:
• Minimum of two quarters.
• No player should play four quarters until everyone has played three.

Rules Unique to 12U:
• No heading.

Player Equipment: 
• Shoes: Soccer cleats
• Shin guards: Required. It is mandatory that shin guards be covered with socks.
• Socks: Soccer socks are provided by AYSO as part of your registration fee. The socks will match the jersey.
• Jersey: Provided by AYSO as part of your registration fee. The player will keep the jersey at the end of the season.

Officials:
AYSO certified Regional Referees are required. The officiating crew will consist of a head referee and two assistant referees (linesmen).

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