Recommended Field Dimensions

This is a chart of field dimensions as recommended by US Youth Soccer and FIFA:

Age Group Length (yd) Width (yd) Goal Box (yd) Penalty Box (yd) Center
Circle (yd)
Goals (ft)
U6 20-30 15-20 No goal box No penalty box 3 yds
radius
4 ft high
6 ft wide
U8 40-50 20-30 3 yds from each goal post
3 yds into field of play
No penalty box 5 yds
radius
4 ft high
6 ft wide
U10 70-80 40-50 6 yds from each goal post
6 yds into field of play
14 yds from each goal post
14 yds into field of play
8 yds
radius
7 ft high
21 ft wide
U12
& older
100-130 45-90 6 yds from each goal post
6 yds into field of play
18 yds from each goal post
18 yds into field of play
10 yds
radius
8 ft high
24 ft wide

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