Rules and Parent Resources

2018 Handbook for Coaches, Referees, and Parents

Concussion Information

Preventing Soccer Injuries

EYSA Guidelines on Rest and Recovery

Parents Are An Important Part of the Team Too - Read more about the critical role parents play in setting an example of good sportsmanship and sideline conduct.

Parent Pledge

Coaches Code of Conduct Towards Referees

Coaches Code of Conduct Form

MIFC offers financial assistance to families in our programs, with absolute confidentiality. Click here to be taken to the form.

Playing Soccer at MIHS - What Does It Take? - If your son or daughter has a passion for the game and would like to play as part of the MIHS Boys or Girls Soccer Team we have prepared a flyer with information on what it takes here.

How does MIFC develop their youngest players? - There's a reason our teams have found such great success. Read about how we develop our players and teams beginning with our juniors by clicking here.

This chart contains rules as outlined in the EYSA 2018 Handbook for Coaches, Referees, and Parents

Age (both genders)

U8 U9 U10 U11 U12 U13 U14 U15 U16 U17-19
Max Roster Size 8 9 12 14 14 18 18 18 22 (18 on game day) 22 (18 on game day)
Field Players including
Goalkeeper
4 5 7 9 9 11 11 11 11 11
Ball size 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5
Goal Size (feet) 6x8 or 4x6 6x8 or 4x6 6x12 or 6x18 6x18 or 7x21 6x18 or 7x21 8x24 8x24 8x24 8x24 8x24
Game Time 12 min quarters 12 min quarters 25 min halves 30 min halves 30 min halves 35 min halves 35 min halves 40 min halves 40 min halves 40 min halves
Build Out Line Rules Y Y Y Y N N N N N N
Heading The Ball N N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y
Offside Rule N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Direct/Penalty kicks N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Punting/Drop Kick by Keeper N N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y
Throw-In Do Overs 3 3 1 N N N N N N N
Pass Back to Keeper No Keeper Y N N N N N N N N