REFEREES

PORTAGE YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION

All information regarding how to become a referee is located on the MAYSA website at www.maysa.org.  Once on their site choose “For Referee” and then follow the tabs.

MAYSA sets the pay scale for all referees and it is also posted on their website.  Pay for referees vary from $10.00 up to $50.00 per game (depending on age level).  You must be 12 years of age to take the referee class.

Each individual will have to pay for their own course up front and Portage Youth Soccer Association will reimburse all referees $50 after they have accepted (and completed) 3 game assignments for Portage.  To be reimbursed contact the PYSA treasurer.  Email her your name and address and what you have completed to get reimbursed.

MAYSA Game Formats

Roster, field, ball, goal sizes for all age groups

U-Age U6 U7 U8 U9 U10 U11 U12 U13-14 U15-16 U17+ HS Small Sided
# Players on Field 3 v 3 4 v 4 6 v 6 8 v 8 11 v 11 7 v 7
Max Roster Size 10 12 12 14 22 (18 may ‘suit up) 22 (18 may ‘suit up) 15
Minimum Needed to Start Game 3 4 6 7 6
Goalkeepers? No Yes
Offsides? No Yes
Field Size in yards 30 x 20 40 x 25 60 x 45 70 to 80 x 45 to 55 100 to 120 x 60 to 75 70 to 80 x 45 to 55
Penalty Areas in yards None Goal Box: 16 x 6
Penalty: 24 x 10
Center Circle: 6 yd radius
Goal Box: 18 x 6
Penalty: 14yd out & either side of goal
Center Circle: 8 yd radius
Goal Box: 16 x 6
Penalty: 24 x 10
Center Circle: 6 yd radius
Goal Frame 4′ x 6′ (flags/cones) 6′ x 18′ 7′ x 21′ 8′ x 24′ 7′ x 21′
Ball Size 3 4 4 5
Game Length 4 x 8 min 4 x 10 min 4 x 12 min 2 x 25 min 2 x 30 min 2 x 35 min 2 x 40 min 2 x 45 min 2 x 30 min
Officials None (coach or parents) Yes, if available Yes