Please note that in order to more closely align Brookside Soccer Club with the United States Soccer Federation guidelines and to allow each player more time on the ball, some playing formats have been adjusted within the past year.

High School
Game Format: Two 35-minute halves
Game Length: 70 minutes
Field Size: 40x75
Ball Size: 5
Number of Players: 8v8
Goalkeeper: Yes
Min. Roster Size: 12
Max. Roster Size: 16

7th & 8th Grades
Game Format: Two 35-minute halves
Game Length: 70 minutes
Field Size: 75x120
Ball Size: 5
Number of Players: 11v11
Goalkeeper: Yes
Max Roster Size: 18

5th & 6th Grades
Game Format: Two 30-minute halves
Game Length: 60 minutes
Field Size: 40x75
Ball Size 4
Number of Players: 8v8
Goalkeeper: Yes
Max Roster Size: 16

4th Grade
Game Format: Two 25-minute halves
Game Length: 50 minutes
Field Size: 40x75
Ball Size: 4
Number of Players: 6v6
Goalkeeper: Yes
Max Roster Size: 12

3rd Grade
Game Format: Two 25-minute halves
Game Length: 50 minutes
Field Size: 40x75
Ball Size: 4
Number of Players: 6v6
Goalkeeper: Yes
Max Roster Size: 12

2nd Grade
Game Format: Four 10-minute halves (2 minute breaks)
Game Length: 50 minutes
Field Size: 25x40
Ball Size: 3
Number of Players: 4v4
Goalkeeper: No
Max Roster Size: 8

1st Grade
Game Format: Four 10-minute halves (2 minute breaks)
Game Length: 50 minutes
Field Size: 25x40
Ball Size: 3
Number of Players: 4v4
Goalkeeper: No
Max Roster Size: 8

PreK & K
Game Format: 25 minutes practice + 30 minutes game
Game Length: 55 minutes
Field Size: 20x30
Ball Size: 3
Number of Players: 3v3
Goalkeeper: No
Max Roster Size: 6
The recommended age for Pre-K/K division is at least 3 years old at the time the league is in session. But the decision is at the parent's discretion if a child is on the borderline of age 3.