Elite Girls Academy in Wilmington and Bedford

Ball for Practice


All players are required to bring a properly inflated ball to practices and games.  

Soccer balls come in the following official sizes: 

Size 5 Ages 12 and up (adult) 

  • The size 5 ball weighs between 14-16 ounces with a circumference of 27-28 inches

Size 4 Ages 8 and 12 years 

  • Size 4 balls weigh between 12-13 ounces and have a circumference of 25-26 inches

Size 3 Under 8 years 

  • These balls are generally 23-24 inches in circumference and weigh between 11-12 ounces

Size 2 and 1 Promotional soccer balls

For more information on FIFA international standard ball size and weight requirements, click here