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Age Chart


Registration Age Breakdown

Registration Age Breakdown

To help in determining the proper age and division for players, the following chart is provided. Excerpts of two portions of the AYSO Rules and Regulations that pertain to this matter are: 

Article III(B):
The effective date of age determination shall be the player's age as of December 31 as defined in Article V. Players who have reached the age of four years as of this date are eligible to participate in the program. Players who are nineteen years of age or older as of this date are not eligible to participate.

Article V:
The period of official membership shall be from August 1 through July 31 each year.

The following chart applies to the next official membership year and is based on the age groupings in AYSO's Rules and Regulations Article III. Any player whose birth date falls on or between these dates should be placed in the designated division.

 Age Guild for 2018-2019 Membership Year (MY2018)
 DivisionBirth YearBorn Between PlayersBall SizeGoal Size Heading AllowedOffside  Game Time
 19U 2000-2003 1/1/2000 and 12/31/2003 11v11 with GK 58' x 24'YesYes90 Min
 16U 2003-2005 1/1/2003 and 12/31/2005 11v11 with GK 58' x 24'YesYes80 Min
 14U 2005-2007 1/1/2005 and 12/31/2007 11v11 with GK 58' x 24'YesYes70 Min
 12U 2007-2009 1/1/2007 and 12/31/2009 9v9 with GK 47' x 21'YesYes60 Min
 10U 2009-2010 1/1/2009 and 6/31/2011 7v7 with GK 46.5' 18.5'NoYes50 Min
 8U 2011 1/1/20011 and 6/31/2012 4v4 no GK 34' x 6'NoNo40 Min
 7U 2012 1/1/20012 and 6/31/2013 4v4 no GK 34' x 6'NoNo40 Min
 6U 2013  1/1/20013 and 6/31/2014 4v4 no GK 34' x 6'NoNo30 Min
 5U 2014 1/1/20014 and 6/31/2015 4v4 no GK 34' x 6'NoNo30 Min
 4U Playground 2015 1/1/20015 and 12/31/2015 Individual Play 3No Goals NoNo60 Min
This age guide is for games and competitions that begin on or after August 1, 2018.

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