Article 31 Pitches - Women's Under-17

Regulations of the UEFA European Women's Under-17 Championship

Content Type
Competition Regulations
Category
National teams
Subject
WU17
Edition
2022/23
Language
English (United Kingdom)
Enforcement Date
16 May 2022
31.01

The host association must ensure that the pitch is in the best possible condition for play.

31.02

For natural pitches, the height of the grass may not, in principle, exceed 30mm and the entire playing surface must be cut to the same height.

31.03

The pitch watering schedule must be communicated by the host association at the organisational meeting. The pitch must be watered evenly and not only in certain areas. As a general rule, pitch watering must finish 60 minutes before kick-off. Additional pitch watering may take place if requested by the two teams, in consultation with the UEFA match delegate and the referee, provided it takes place:

  1. between 15 and 10 minutes before kick-off; and/or

  2. during half-time (for a maximum of 7 minutes, allowing substitute players to warm up on the field of play).

31.04

All goals must be set up securely and in accordance with the IFAB Laws of the Game and UEFA's instructions.