Important Notice from CVYSL President


If there are stakes attached, make sure they are pounded in enough to actually be touching the goal...

Field Setup/Take Down Procedures

If everyone follows these simple procedures everyone will have a very rewarding and fun soccer season!
Coaches: remember to get parents to help with set-up, takedown, cleanup and field re-lining.

  • Fields properly marked for players and referees
  • Goals, nets...

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CV Modified Game Rules

Build-Out Line for U5-U10

Rules regarding the Built-Out Line

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...

Mercy Rule (Recreational)

Effective immediately, the following rules will be applied to all recreational games played in CVYSL recreational leagues. The mercy rule is as follows:

  1. When there is a 4-goal differential, the winning team may not score within the Penalty Box area and all the shots must be taken from the outside of Penalty Box.
  2. When there is a 5-goal differential, the winning team must pull out a player; preferably, their striker.
  3. When there is a 6-goal differential, the winning team must pull out the goalkeeper.
  4. After the 7th goal, the winning team must pull out another player.

FIFA Laws of the Game

FIFA Laws of the Game

The Laws of the Game are authorized on an annual basis by the International Football Association Board (IFAB) and provided by the Fédération Internationale de Football Associations (FIFA).

Laws of...

NorCal Premier League

NorCal Premier League

Laws of the Game - NorCal Premier

The 133rd AGM of The International FA Board (The IFAB) approved a number of amendments to the Laws of the Game for the 2019/2020, which are in effect as of June 1...

CalNorth Soccer League


Laws of the Game - CalNorth (CYSA) District 2, including Play-thru League 

The playing rules are based on Cal North Modified Laws of the Game (for U8 rules, for U10 rules), unless otherwise...

CV Program Age Group Matrix

Age Group Matrix

  U5* U6 U7* U8 U9* U10 U12 U13+
Birth year 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2010 and 2011 2009 and earlier
Game Format 4v4 No GK 4v4 No GK 7v7 7v7 7v7 7v7 9v9 11v11
Game Time (minutes) 4x10 4x10 2x25 2x25 2x25 2x25 2x30 U14: 2x35 U16: 2x40
Offside No No Yes/buildout Yes/buildout Yes/buildout Yes/buildout Yes Yes
Target Roster 6-8 6-8 10-12 10-12 10-12 10-12 12-14 14-16
Max Roster 10 10 14 14 14 14 18 22
Min to Play 3 3 5 5 5 5 6 7
Ball Size 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 5
Field Size (yards) Length 25-35 Width 15-25 Length 25-35 Width 15-25 Length 55-65 Width 35-45 Length 55-65 Width 35-45 Length 55-65 Width 35-45 Length 55-65 Width 35-45 Length 70-80 Width 45-55 Length 100-130 Width 50-100
Max Goal Size (feet) Height 4 Width 6 Height 4 Width 6 Height 6.5 Width 18.5 Height 6.5 Width 18.5 Height 6.5 Width 18.5 Height 6.5 Width 18.5 Height 7 Width 21 Height 8 Width 24

* Can be combined with next age group up when there are not a sufficient number of players