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# What is the dimensions of the penalty box arc on a soccer field?

Updated: 9/27/2023

Wiki User

13y ago

It is an arc, with a radius of 10 yards, centered on the penalty mark. It is drawn outside of the penalty area only and it's endpoints are on the top edge of the penalty area, 18 yards out from the goal line. It's maximum perpendicular distance from the top edge of the penalty area is 4 yards.

Wiki User

13y ago

Wiki User

14y ago

Football vary in sizes.

A size 5 ball is the FIFA Standard ball used in professional soccer.

A mini football, size 3 or 4, can be used for many different purposes such as Handball and Futsal.

In Handball ( Size 3 ball used ) the size of the ball is ;

Circumference (in cm) = 58 - 60

Weight (in g) = 425 - 475.

Whereas a standard soccer ball ( Size 5 ) is ;

Circumference (in cm) = 68 - 70

Weight (in g) = 410 - 450.

Wiki User

7y ago

The penalty area extends 18 yards to either side of the goal, and 18 yards to the front of it.

Wiki User

15y ago

iits small