The Playbook football comes complete with 13 different routes designed on the ball so young players can learn the game. Official Junior sizing is perfect for young players to grip and play with. The deep pebble cover provides extra grip that makes the ball easier to throw and catch for smaller hands. The Spacelace system is designed to guide fingers the correct position on the laces to make throwing tight spirals a breeze. An under layer of foam cushioning gives the ball a softer feel and dampens the sting of catching a hard football on a cold day.