New "UPDATED" U10 Rules- Spring 2019

10U Division Rules: No heading the ball.

a. Intentional heading will result in an in-direct free kick to the opposing team. Kick Off, Corners and throw-ins are taken like normal.

b. When the goalkeeper has the ball in his or her hands during play from the opponent, the opposing team must move behind the build out line until the ball is put into play

c. Once the opposing team is behind the build out line, the goalkeeper can pass, throw or roll the ball into play (punts and drop kicks are not allowed)

d. After the ball is put into play by the goalkeeper, the opposing team may only cross the build out line once the ball has left the penalty area and play resumes as normal.

e. The opposing team must also move behind the build out line prior to a goal kick and may only cross the build out line once the ball has left the penalty area

f. If a goalkeeper punts or drop kicks the ball, an indirect free kick should be awarded to the opposing team from the spot of the offense.

g. If the punt or drop kick occurs within the goal area, the indirect free kick should be taken central location at the top of the box by the opposing team.

h. The build out line will also be used to denote where offside offenses can be called.

i. Players cannot be penalized for an offside offense between the halfway line and the build out line.

j. Players can be penalized for an offside offense between the build out line and goal line.