American Youth Soccer Organization - Region 149
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Last Updated: April 02 2014
5-A-Side: The 5v5 Soccer Jamboree
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All proceeds will fund the AYSO Fields Improvement Project. Working to Develop a Safe & Sustainable Soccer Experience in Corvallis.
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Developed for Fast AYSO Games.
Rules - A U8 Style Game for Everyone
All kicks, are indirect. Defending team must be 18ft from the ball.
There is free substitution. Players must enter and leave the field at midfield.
Without penalty boxes, the field is shrunk to half of a normal size for the age.
Field of Play
Crossing the goal line can cause a corner kick from within a yard of the corner.
7min halves, 1min half-time, and 5min between games.
Crossing the goal line can cause a goal kick from within the goal box.
No Offside, players can be anywhere on the field to receive a ball.
The ball needs to hit the ground or 2nd player in one half before it can travel to the other. Violation results in a free kick at the half.
Ground Before Half
Goals, fouls, throw-ins, and etc. have restarts like a U8 game.
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Our region's goal is for kids to play soccer so we mandate that every player on every team must play at least 50 percent of every game. It's no fun to spend the game on the bench...and that's no way to learn soccer!
Each year we form new teams as evenly balanced as possible because it's more fun and a better learning experience when teams of similar ability play. It allows for each player to gain the experience of a wide variety of teammates of different skill levels.
We believe that all players should be able to develop their soccer skills and knowledge to the best of their abilities, both individually and as members of a team, in order to maximize their enjoyment of the game.
We strive to create a positive environment based on mutual respect rather than a win-at-all-costs attitude, and our program is designed to instill good sportsmanship in every facet of AYSO.
Encouragement of player effort provides for greater enjoyment for the players and leads to better-skilled and better-motivated players. A coach can be one of the most influential people in a child's life, so AYSO requires they create a positive experience for every boy and girl.
Our program is open to all children between 4 and 19 years of age who want to register and play soccer. Interest and enthusiasm are the only criteria for playing. There are no elimination try-outs and nobody gets cut.