Basic Rules


  • Only one referee per game.
  • Each team uses 3 players.  Coaches may opt for 4v4 if agreed on before the start of each game.
  • No goalies are used and no player should take a defensive position near the goal.
  • There are no penalty kicks.  Instead, the fouled team will take a direct free kick from a spot on the line defining the penalty area near the place of the foul.
  • One coach from each team is allowed on the field during the game.
  • The coaches may not touch players when the ball is in play.
  • In the case of a “bad” throw-in, the throwing team shall be given a re-throw.
  • If the re-throw is “bad”, the ball shall be awarded to the other team for a throw-in.
  • A “hand ball” will not be called unless it is intentional and is meant to gain an advantage or change the direction of the ball.
  • Keep the players on their feet and discourage the use of slide tackles.
  • There are 4 quarters of 8 minutes each.
  • Teams alternate kickoffs each quarter.
  • The ball is a size 3.
  • Teams may substitute only on their possession during a stoppage of play.

Updated: 3/23/2015