Equipment Needed: 2 - 100 Yard (300ft) Tapes
1. Stretch tape between Corner 1 and Corner 2 using the measurement for the width (A) and mark with nails, also mark the midpoint of the goal line (this will be used in laying out the boxes), ½ of measurement (A) 2.Place one tape on nail at Corner 1 and the 2nd tape on nail at Corner 23. Stretch 1st tape between Corner 1 and Corner 4 using the measurement for the length (B) 4. Stretch 2nd tape diagonally between Corner 2 and Corner 4 using the measurement for the diagonal (C), this creates a right triangle 5. Pulling tapes tight, put a nail at Corner 4 where the two measurements (B & C) intersect 6. Mark (place nail) the midpoint of the touchline, measurement (D), or ½ of measurement (B), while tape is stretched between Corner 1 & Corner 4 7. Mark (place nail) the center of the field, ½ of measurement (C), while the tape is stretched between Corners 2 & 4 8. Move tapes from Corner 4 to Corner3 and repeat steps 5 & 6 to establish Corner 3, the midpoint of the touchline, and verify the center using step 7 9. To verify the (A) measurement between Corners 3 & 4, stretch tape and make adjustments (usually ½” to ¾” off), also mark the midpoint of the goal line (used to layout the boxes), ½ of measurement (A) 10. To verify the midfield measurements place a tape at the center of the field and measure out to each touchline (sideline), usually nor more than ½” off 11. Stretch string tightly around the corners and between midfield points Layout The Center:12. Place a tape on nail at the center and with upside down spray can (keep the tape taunt), mark the radius using the "R" measurement. Walk in a circle, duck style, marking with paint every 2 or 3 feet. Mark solid with paint machine. NOTE: Don't do this if you have a bad back Layout The Goal Box & Penalty Box:13. Place tape on nail (center of goal line that you marked in steps 1 & 9) and place nails at #2, #3, #4, & #5 using measurements “E” and “F” 14. Put second tape on nail #2 and stretch both tapes using measurements “L” & “M”, place nail (#10) where measurements meet. This is where penalty kicks are taken and also used to layout the semi-circleNOTE: When stretching the tapes make sure each tape is tight and where the numbers meet place the nail15. Move tape from nail #1 and place on nail #3. Using measurement “H” and “J” mark corner #6, then using measurement “G” and “K”, mark corner #7 16. Move tapes to nails #4 and #5 and repeat step 15 above 17. Place a tape on nail #10 and with an upside down spray can (keep the tape taunt), mark the partial semi-circle using the “R” measurement. This measurement is always the same as the radius of the center circle 18. With the string, layout the boxes - be sure string is taunt between the nails or you will have a cooked line Layout The Corner Arcs:19. Place a tape on nail in corner and with upside down spray can (keep the tape taunt), mark the corner arc using the "Corner" measurement.
20. Paint and remove all the strings and drive the nails (set them with a larger nail) with the tassels into the ground, leaving about 1” of the tassel sticking out of the ground |

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