Football Size Chart

The Football Size Chart provides specifications for different size footballs based on age group, including circumference, weight, and length measurements.
Size Age Group Circumference (inches) Weight (ounces) Length (inches)
5 Adults/Pro (12+) 27.5 to 28.5 14 to 16 11 to 11.25
4 Youth (8-12) 25.5 to 26.5 12 to 14 >10 to 10.25
3 Junior (6-9) 23.5 to 24.5 11 to 12 9 to 9.5
2 Mini (4-5) 21 to 21.5 8 to 9 8.5 to 9
1 Toddler (2-3) 18 to 20 7 to 8 6 to 6.5

The Football Size Chart provides information about the different sizes of footballs available for players of different age groups. The chart includes the size, age group, circumference, weight, and length of each football. By referring to this chart, players and coaches can easily determine the appropriate football size for their age group, ensuring a comfortable and efficient playing experience. The chart includes sizes for adults/professional players, youth players, junior players, mini players, and toddler players.


What are the standard sizes for footballs?

The standard sizes for footballs are Size 3, Size 4, and Size 5.

What age group is Size 3 football suitable for?

Size 3 footballs are typically used by children aged 8 to 12 years old.

Who uses Size 4 footballs?

Size 4 footballs are commonly used in youth leagues for players aged 13 to 16 years old.

Which size of football is used in professional matches?

Professional matches typically use Size 5 footballs, which are the standard size for adults.

What are the dimensions of a Size 5 football?

A Size 5 football generally has a circumference of 27 to 28 inches (68 to 70 cm) and weighs between 14 to 16 ounces (410 to 450 grams).

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