So without further ado, here are the laws of the game. (Tambien en Espaņol) If you're still confused after reading them, try reading FIFA's Questions and Answers to the Laws of the Game. Too complicated? Try The Rules of Soccer: Simplified. Finally, if you're that much into the rules, shouldn't you consider becoming a referee?
The Rules of AYSO
Team banners give your team an identity and add to your team spirit. On artificial turf fields, such as Bechet or Hoover fields, you cannot use stakes to hold up the banners. Stands that do not penetrate the field must be used. Banner stands have been purchased for 49er field which is used by U10 and will be available to attach your banner to. See Zaavy's Banner Stand to see what is being provided. Other teams have made stands out of PVC pipe.
Team banners are most enjoyed when they are made by the team itself. However, given that this is Silicon Valley and no one has any time, commercial banners are also available from:
Most soccer equipment (balls, shinguards, cleats) can be purchased at any local sporting goods store. Be sure to get soccer cleats as baseball cleats are not acceptable.
The AYSO Store is an official supplier to AYSO Regions, players, coaches, and referees. Part of the proceeds go back into AYSO for our programs.
YSP carries a large selection of products for the soccer volunteer.
Links to various Redwood City AYSO teams that have their own web pages.
The 2001/2003 MLS National Champion San Jose Earthquakes support local soccer programs. Check out their web site for tips from players, games and puzzles, and a calendar highlighting where you can meet and talk to Earthquakes players.
In addition, visitors to the site can find the latest Earthquakes news and can purchase tickets for home games.
AYSO is the biggest user of Redwood City's playing fields. We are fortunate that Redwood City, unlike other peninsula cities, does not charge a usage fee for the fields. Redwood City is also in the midst of major upgrades to the playing fields. For more information, please visit the Parks, Recreation, and Community Services site.