Age Group Comparison Chart

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Age group

Grade 12

Grade 10

Grade 8

Grade 6 /

Grade 5

Grade 4 /

Grade 3

High School

(Fall Only)

Number of players

11v11

11v11

11v11

9v9

7v7

7v7

Minimum # to start game

7

8

8

7

6

6

Minimum # to continue play

7

7

7

6

5

5

Length of half (minutes)

45

40

35

30

30

30

Ball size

5

5

5

4

4

5

Offside rule?

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Penalty kick distance (yds)

12

12

12

10

8

12