What size are footballs?
The size of a football is roughly 22 cm (8.66 inches) in diameter for a regulation size 5 ball. Rules state that a size 5 ball must be 68 to 70 cm (27 to 28 in) in circumference. Averaging that to 69 cm (27 in) and then dividing by π gives about 22 cm (8.7 in) for a diameter.
What is the size of a Pee Wee football?
The Size 5 football is designed for the youngest players in the game. The Pee Wee size football is the smallest size so that a young child is able to both grip and throw the ball properly. Not only is the size itself the smallest, but it’s the lightest as well.
What size football do 8 year olds use?
Size 4 (Youth): U8-U12 (ages 8-12), 25-26 in/63.5-66 cm circumference.
Is a size 5 football full size?
A Size 5 football must weigh between 410g and 450g. It must also have a circumference of between 68cm and 70cm. A football that strays even slightly beyond these measurements is not a Size 5 football. All players aged 14 and over should be training and playing with this ball.
What size is a size 2 football?
Football Size Chart
|Football Type||Circumference (mm)||Diameter (mm)|
|Size 3||580 – 600||184 – 190|
|Size 0 (Mini)||350||110|
Which football size is best?
The FA recommend the following ball sizes:
- Size 3 football Under 7, 8 and 9 Age Groups.
- Size 4 football, Under 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 Age Groups.
- Size 5 football, Under 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 to Adults.
- Size 2 footballs are recommended for 4 and 5 year olds.
What is the best age to start football?
The best time for a child to start playing football is between the ages of 3 and 5 years old. The easiest and most convenient way to teach them skills in football is to play the game at home with your child.
What age group is Pee Wee football?
|Age/Weight Division||Age(s)||Certification Weight|
|JR. PEE WEE (older/lighter)||8-9-10 11*||60-120 lbs. 60-100 lbs.|
|PEE WEE (older/lighter)||9-10-11 12*||75-135 lbs. 75-115 lbs.|
|JR. VARSITY (older/lighter)||10-11-12 13*||90-160 lbs. 90-140 lbs.|
|VARSITY (older/lighter)||12-13-14 15*||105-185 lbs. 105-165 lbs.|
What age is size 5 football for?
Size 5 (Adult/Professional): U12 and up (ages 12 and older), 68–70cm (approx.) circumference. Size 4 (Youth): U8–U12 (ages 8–12), 64–66cm (approx.)
How do I pick a good football?
Feel its weight and hardness. Pick a ball that is less likely to hurt you and other players when kicked, caught, or headbutted. Avoid balls that feel especially heavy or rock-hard. At the same time, avoid very soft balls, since these are more likely to bounce and go off-target.