The U9 Field Program is a developmental program. It is fully santioned program which is part of the OMFLL program.
The Program will continue as a non contact "Turkey Shoot" type program. There is to be no take outs hits of any sort. Players may rub and jostle on lose balls.
- NCCP certified Coaches and certified Trainers for each team
- 20 Minute halves
- All field rules to be applied. Penalties to be served. Timing begins when both of the following happens, knee of offending player touches the ground in the penalty area and the play is whistled in.
- Field nets will be reduced to 5 feet wide and 5 feet in height.
- Tied games will go into overtime. Two 2 minute long halves to be played.
- Face Off will take place after every goal.
- If a team fall behind by 5 goals or more, they will be awarded the ball at midfield after all goals scored.
Also very important to understand that there will be a zero tolerance in regards to foul language, unsportsmanlike actions and verbal attacks from the bench staff, the field of play or the spectator area. Respect and honour for the game will be expected.