The pitch shall be rectangular. The length of the touch line shall be greater than the length of the goal line.
Length minimum 25m
maximum 42m
Width minimum 15m
maximum 25m
International matches
Length minimum 38m
maximum 42m
Width minimum 18m
maximum 25m
Pitch markings
The pitch shall be marked with lines. These lines belong to the areas of which they are boundaries. The two longer boundary lines are called touch lines. The two shorter lines are called goal lines.

All lines shall be 8 cm wide. The pitch shall be divided into two halves by the halfway line.

The centre mark shall be indicated at the midpoint of the halfway line. A circle with a radius of 3 m shall be marked around it.

The pitch and its features are shown in the following diagram:
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