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MODIFIED RULES FOR 4 ON 4 PLAY

 

BALL

The ball is size #3

 

 

 

PLAYING FIELD

Field is approximately 30 x 40

 

MARKINGS

A center line and penalty area lines 9 yds from the goal line, a 6 yd center circle, a and 2ft corner arcs.

 

GOALS

Approximately 4ft x 5ft

 

NUMBER OF PLAYERS

Teams will consist of 4 players and NO goalies

 

DURATION

25 min halves 5 min between halves.

 

6-YARD RULE

Opposing players shall be 6 yards from the ball on the kickoff, corner kicks, direct kicks, and indirect free

Kicks.

 

 

NO OFFSIDES

 

NO PENALTY KICKS

 

GOAL KICK

The goal kick shall be taken in the penalty area from anywhere in the penalty area midway between the goal line and the penalty line.  The ball is in play when it is kicked directly out of the penalty area. Opposing players are required to be on their defending half. The Kicking team need to be outside the penalty area and the ball need to completely roll over the line before the kicking team can play the ball.

 

INDIRECT KICKS

Indirect kicks by the offensive team due to a foul by the defense within the penalty area shall be taken from the point on the "Penalty Line" nearest the spot of the infraction.

 

DROP BALLS

A drop ball due to an event within the penalty area shall be taken from the point on the "Penalty Line" nearest the spot of the infraction.

 

PLAYER IN THE CREASE

Defensive player in the crease, the restart is a corner kick. Offensive player in the crease, the restart is a goal kick.

 

DEAD BALL IN THE CREASE

Restart for a dead ball in the crease is a dropped ball 3 yds outside the crease to one side or the other.