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Competition Format

Age Group

Format

Length

Field Size

Ball Size

Goal Size

Substitutions

U12 7v7 3x15 mins 75x50 4 16’x7’ Rolling

U13

9v9

3x20 mins

75x55

4 or 5

16’x7’

Rolling

U14

11v11

2x30 mins

96x65

5

24’x8’

Traditional

Sporting Development League Teams (U-12, U-13 & U-14)

  • Sporting KC Academy*
  • Sporting Arkansas
  • Sporting Blue Valley
  • Sporting City West
  • Sporting Iowa 
  • Sporting Kaw Valley
  • Sporting Missouri Valley
  • Sporting Nebraska
  • Sporting Springfield 
  • Sporting Wichita

* Sporting KC Academy U-12s to play in U-13 division
Sporting KC Academy U-13s to play in U-14 division

Rolling Substitution - each club will be permitted unlimited substitutions per match on a tag-in tag-out basis at midfield. Re-entry is permitted.

Traditional Substitution - a maximum of 7 substitutions for each team shall be allowed in each game during each half of play. After leaving the game during a half of play, the substituted player may not re-enter the game during that same half of play.

Offsides Line - for the U12 age group only, an offside line will be utilized for this age group. Offsides will only be applicable once a player has gone beyond this line in their attacking half, in accordance with the FIFA Laws of the Game.