U.S. Youth Soccer has officially announced some changes they’ve been hinting about for a while. The age group calendar will change from the current Aug 1 – Jul 31 version to an annual calendar. There are also changes to the number of players on the field, field sizes, and possibly goal sizes.

  • Registration wll be by birth year
  • U8 and below will play 4v4
  • U9-U10 will play 7v7
  • U11-U12 will play 9v9
  • There will be a gradual transition with 2016/17 optional and 2017/18 required.

Read more on the US Youth Soccer website.