Law 1 - Field of Play

This law describes the minimum and maximum dimensions of the field of play (or pitch)-See diagram below. In general the field must be not less than 100 yards nor more than 130 yards in length, and not less than 50 yards nor more than 100 yards in length. This is of course modified for youth games. In addition, the law describes the goal area, the penalty area, corner flags, corner arcs and the size a security of the goals themselves.