Boys and Girls U14
At the U14 level, games consists of four 17 1/2-minute periods and a 5 minute half time. Games are played on Saturdays and/or Wednesday nights.
There are generally 1-2 mid-week practices, with the day, time and place as determined by the coach.
The field is a full size field, and the kids play with a size 5 ball. Play is 11 v 11, including a goalkeeper, with a maximum of 16 players on each team. Everyone plays at least half the game, and no one plays the whole game until everyone has played 3 quarters. Games are officiated by an experienced center referee and two assistant (sideline) referees.
Boys and girls are on separate teams. Soccer shoes are recommended. Shin guards are required for all practices and games and must be completely covered by socks. AYSO provides a full uniform: jersey, shorts and socks.