PLEASE NOTE THE RULES WILL BE MODIFIED FOR THE 2018 OUTDOOR SEASON TO REFLECT THE NEW ODD AGE GROUPS. THIS NEW INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED END OF FEBRUARY
ASA Rules of the game for the U12 8 a-side game (Revised February 18, 2011). Please notice that as per EMSA rule # 304, U12 teams are limited to a maximum of 16 players. A match may not start if either team consists of fewer than 5 (five) players (EMSA Technical Direction, June 2012).
As per EMSA BOD decision on March 27, 2014, starting the 2014 Outdoor Season, the U12s will be playing 2 halves of 35 minutes each (total 70 minutes game). The online ASA Rules of The Game for U12 currently do not reflect this change as this is an EMSA BOD decision for the EMSA league.