History of the Laws of the Game
Ever since it was founded in the 19th century, the International Football Association Board (IFAB) has played a vital role in international football. It acts as the guardian of the Laws of the Game and is responsible for studying, modifying and overseeing any changes to it. This history of the changes to the Laws of the Game from 1863 to the present day makes for very interesting reading.
All play within Section 1 will be in accordance with to the current FIFA Laws of the Game, AYSO National Rules and Regulations and these Section 1 Rules and Regulations.
UPDATE: By direction of the Section 1 Board of Directors, effective 12 Mar 2018, heading is not permitted in 12U for all Programs (Core, Extra and All-Star).
Additional guidance for all Playoff games in Section 1. This guidance is in addition to the current FIFA Laws of the Game, AYSO National Rules and Regulations and Section 1 Rules and Regulations.
AYSO National Rules and Regulations of EXTRA Program Play for a competitive youth soccer program within AYSO.
The Player Development Initiative and Heading implementation for Section 1 Playoffs follows the AYSO National Rules & Regulations in effect at the beginning of each competition. Additionally, our own Area 1P staff has created a video presentation of the implementation of the Build-Out Line for Coaches & Referees.
On those rare occasions where scheduled Section 1 matches cannot be completed due to elements beyond anyone’s control, the outcomes of these matches are determined by this Section 1 policy.
Certain weather conditions can pose risk proper planning assures that potential emergency situations are appropriately addressed. This document provides basic guidelines for AYSO volunteers and organizers in dealing with severe weather conditions.
This is the official version of the AYSO Rules & Regulations. The National Rules & Regulations describe how AYSO conducts age specific programs and games including expectations for participation, details on team formation and registration requirements.
These rules may be amended or supplemented by Section and/or Area rules.
Two-page AYSO summary of 2019-20 changes to the IFAB Laws of the Game.
This presentation to the IFAB Laws of the Game defines the AYSO changes that are approved and take effect 1 Aug 2019.
Also available as Powerpoint
The updated Codes for Cautionable and Sending-Off Offenses according to the 2018-2019 LOTG are posted. Note that this tool is no longer referred to as 7v7 given the increase in the LOTG of players’ cautionable offenses as well as the inclusion of the cautionable offenses by substitutes.
La 133ª reunión anual de la IFAB tuvo lugar en Aberdeen, Escocia, el 2 de marzo de 2019 y fue presidida por el Presidente de la Federación de Escocia, el Sr. Alan McRae. Estas leyes entrarán en vigor el 1 de junio de 2019. Los detalles de las principales decisiones y discusiones de la Junta General de Accionistas se encuentran en el acta de la reunión, disponible en www.theifab.com. El IFAB ha publicado una aplicación LOTG 2019-2020 para iOS o Android.