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Highlands Ranch Soccer Rules of Play

HRSA rules of play:

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  • U6 – U8: Size 3
  • U9 – U12: Size 4
  • U13 – older: Size 5
  • U6 teams play 3v3, roster size is typically 5-6 players.  For the U6 age group there is 1 practice per week.
  • U7 teams play 4v4 3 field players and a keeper, roster size is typically 6-8 players.
  • U8 teams play 5v5, 4 field players and a keeper, roster size is typically 8-9 players.
  • U9/U10 teams play  7v7, 6 field players and a keeper, goal and field size increases.  Rosters size is typically 9-10 players
  • U11-U15 teams play 9v9, 8 field players and a keeper, goald and field size increases.  Roster size is typically 12-14 players

All children must get at least 50% playing time. The goal is equal and equitable playing time, ideally one half to three quarters of each game.

See Rules of Play for  substitutions.

Players are required to wear the official Highlands Ranch Soccer Association Uniform. For the safety of all players, names of individuals will not be permitted anywhere on the outside of the uniform.

Uniforms can be ordered online by following the link under the drop down menu “Uniforms” under the registration tab.
Description of official uniform: Blue or White jersey with HRSA logo, black shorts, White or black socks, shin guards, and footwear.

The home team wears the blue jersey and the visiting team wears the white jersey.

A player shall not wear anything that is dangerous to another payer.

The following items are NOT permitted:

  1. Hair control devices with any hard parts
  2. Jewelry of any sort, including earrings of any kind regardless of covering.

The following items are CONDITIONALLY permitted:

  1. Religious medals or medical tags which are taped to the body
  2. Splints, casts, braces or other joint support devices that, on both coaches’ opinion are
    not dangerous or are padded with pliable materials to eliminate the dangerous condition.

Molded soccer cleats (recommended U7-older) or tennis shoes.

SHINGUARDS ARE MANDATORY and must be made of a suitable material (rubber, plastic, polyurethane or similar substance), and socks must entirely cover the shin guards.

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