Indiana Soccer Heading Restrictions

All players (12U, 11U, 10U, 9U, 8U) shall not engage in deliberate heading in competitive training. All players (12U, 11U, 10U, 9U, 8U) shall not intentionally head the ball in a game. All players, 12U & under who play on a 13U or older team will comply with the aforementioned restrictions.  (This will be enforced by the coaches, not the referees.) The referees will enforce heading restrictions as per the age-level of the contest. There will be no intentional heading in all small-sided games (4v4, 7v7, 9v9); intentional heading allowed in all full-sided games.  (This does not apply to the WCSSF’s HS Fall division.) When a player (12U, 11U, 10U, 9U 8U) deliberately heads the ball in a small-sided game, the referee will award an indirect free kick (IFK) to the opposing team from the spot of the offense. NOTE:   If the deliberate header occurs within the penalty area by the defending team, the indirect free kick should be taken on the penalty area line parallel to the goal line at the point nearest to where the infringement. Summary of Indiana...

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The West Central Suburban Soccer Federation (“WCSSF”) is an inter-club
competitive league designed to provide the Select Soccer Player 10U
through 19U/High School (ages 9-19) a competitive experience, while focusing on
equitable fair play and good sportsmanship while providing venue for the
players to have fun.

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Safety on the Field!


Safety Tips

It is important for parents and coaches to work together to keep the children safe.  There are a number of good articles to the left, which help outline the various steps that one can take to help their child or their players throughout the season.
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Carol Banta

I have been a soccer mom since 1999. As my son grew a stronger interest in soccer we explored the different levels of soccer.  Rec Plus soccer is a perfect fit for my family good competition  for my player affordability for me and within travel area that is best for the whole family.

My appreciation for the league influenced my desire to serve on the board.