Fort Wayne Futsal

FORT WAYNE FUTSAL LEAGUES
Posted Sep 3, 2018

Fort Wayne Futsal, Indiana's largest futsal league since 2010, is the premier destination for your total indoor soccer experience!  

Now offering indoor turf soccer we call Futbolito starting Winter 2018-2019 at the Empowered Sports Club (12124 Lima Road).  Leagues starting in November for Men, Women and Children ages 8 and up!  5v5, 7v7 and 9v9 (no walls).

Brand new turf, comfortable environment, adult cafe and one amazing experience!!  Come see what Fort Wayne Futbolito is all about! PLAY WiTH PASSiON


 
TO REGISTER FOR THE 2018-19 FUTSAL SEASON, PLEASE FOLLOW THESE EASY STEPS!

STEP 1: REGISTER TEAM TO LEAGUE

Click the "Leagues" tab on the Fort Wayne Futsal website and then click on the registration link for the league that you would like to register.

STEP 2: INVITE PLAYERS/COACHES

When you receive the email stating that your team has been accepted, click the link to invite players/coaches to the team.
 
Competitive League Session I
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Youth and High School Rec League Session I 2018-19
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Individual Registration Session I
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LEAGUE RULES

VENUES

Home of FW Futsal is the SportONE/Parkview Fieldhouse, 82,000 sq ft state of the art multi-sport indoor facility located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. We also use Empowered Sports Club. To keep the playing surfaces clean and dry, please instruct your players not to wear dirty or wet game shoes into the facilities. No Gum allowed inside fields. No spitting

REFEREES

FW Futsal is the only US YOUT FUTSAL sanctioned (Approved by US Soccer) futsal league in Fort Wayne. We use US Soccer futsal - certified officials to call our games, assuring the game is played the way it should be.

AGE DIVISIONS/GROUPS

Boys & Girls U8 - Adult. FW Futsal reserves the right to drop or combine divisions or age groups.

TEAM REGISTRATION

Registration Deadline for the 2018-2019 Winter Session is October 14, 2018 for all teams. Online registration only at the FW Futsal website www.fortwaynefutsal.com

Teams will be scheduled to play 8-10 games (includes tourney) for the Competitive League.

Teams will be scheduled to play 6 games (does not include tourney) for the Recreational League.

IMPORTANT COACH INFORMATION

There is no coaching license needed to coach a team. Any adult who is registered with the team as a coach or manager can sit the bench. This is a great option for teams with outdoor coaches who want to take a break, but still want their teams to have fun and play.

COMPETITION FORMAT AND RULES

Official futsal FIFA Rules and Regulations as stated under the Laws of The Game will be enforced. Exceptions are noted below under House Rules. You may print up a copy of the Laws of the Game at the Gateway website.

HOUSE RULES TO LAWS OF THE GAME

Goalkeeper can throw the ball into the opponent’s penalty arc
No scoring from kick-offs.
Goalkeeper can drop kick on a save.
Game length is (two) 25 minute halves for Competitive League/Game length is two 20 min halves for Rec League
All kickins are indirect
4 second rule applies for kick ins (ball must be a complete stop)
Important Changes to House Rules from previous years

The pass back rule will be played at all age groups. Once the keeper touches the ball, they can not play the ball again until ball is touched by an opponent (no direct play back to the goalkeeper).
If a player is booked (ie. red card) by the official than that team plays down a player for two minutes or until a goal is scored by either team.
Ball must move forward at kickoff and after goals

LEAGUE FEES

Register one team of max 12 players minimum of 6 players and 2 coaches. There is an additional $13.50 player registration fee per player to register players with USYF. ALL players must pay this additional fee (credit/debit card only) in order to complete the registration process.

PLAYERS/SISTER TEAMS/DOUBLE ROSTERING

1) A sister team is created from an outdoor team that split into two or more futsal teams. If you have a sister team in the league, you may borrow any amount of players from the sister team.
2) Players may be double - rostered on teams that are in different age divisions, but can not play down an age group.

GAME BALLS

Will be provided by the FW Futsal

BALL SIZE

Under U11 - size 3
U12 and older – size 4

Do not bring outdoor balls into the facilities. They are not allowed for warm-up. Only futsal balls are allowed.

EQUIPMENT

The wearing of shin pads will be mandatory for all players. Indoor, flat soled soccer shoes also must be worn.

Teams are to provide their own pinnies.

TIME OUTS

Each team will be allowed one 1 minute timeout per game!

FORFEITED GAMES

If a team fails to show for a scheduled match, the referee shall allow a 5 minute grace period. After the 5 minutes, if the team has not yet arrived or does not have enough players to field a team (4), the game will be forfeited. The game will be tallied as a 3 to 0 loss for the forfeiting team and a 3 to 0 win for their opponent.

If the referee terminates a match for reasons other than an act of God or field conditions, the Fort Wayne Futsal Competition Committee will decide the result of the match after hearing the official reason from the referee, and both coaches.

Teams forfeiting a match will not receive a refund on their registration fee.

Forfeited games are recorded as a 3 - 0 loss.

FW FUTSAL POINT SYSTEMA AND TIEBREAKERS

The determination within the group standings is as follows:
3 points for a win
1 point for a tie
0 points for a loss
Forfeited games are recorded as a 3 - 0 loss

TIEBREAKERS

1. Total Points
2. Goal Difference
3. Goals For
4. Head-To-Head

There are no awards given for winners of divisions

EJECTIONS-RED CARDS

If a player is ejected from a match, the player’s pass together with a referee’s report of the incident shall be turned over to the FW Futsal administrator by the referee.

The minimum penalty for an ejection is that the player shall not be permitted to play in the immediate next match.

The maximum penalty, after review by the FW Futsal Competition Committee, may result in the individual players or teams’ expulsion from the competition.

If a player is ejected from a match the referee will hold onto the player pass, document red card on the back of the score sheet and present it to the FW Futsal League administrator. The player will have his/her pass returned after a one game suspension.

COACH EJECTIONS

If a coach is ejected from any match, a referee’s report of the incident shall be turned over to the FW Futsal administrator by the referee.

The minimum penalty for an ejection is that the coach shall not be permitted to coach or remain on the player’s bench in the immediate next match.

The maximum penalty, after review by FW Futsal Competition Committee, may result in the individual coach or team’s expulsion from the League.

GAMES CANCELLED BY OPPONENTS

If an opponent cancels a game or does not show for the game, the other team may use the game time. There are no refunds for games cancelled by opponents. If a team must cancel, call FW Futsal as soon as possible so we can notify the referees and give the other team a chance to plan accordingly. Cancelling a game not only short-changes your team, but your scheduled opponent. Games cancelled by teams will not be rescheduled until the $50 reschedule fee is in FW Futsal.

Reschedules
At time of registration, each team is allowed 1 conflicts if entered into registration system before registration deadline. If manager does not enter conflicts, no reschedules will be made unless a $50 rescheduling fee is received by FW Futsal.

GAMES CANCELLED BY (FW FUTSAL)

We reserve the right to postpone or cancel games at any time for any reason such as bad weather or facility problems. If we do decide to cancel games, refunds will not be provided.

REFEREES

If you have an interest in joining the United States Youth Futsal referee pool, please email us at roborefs@yahoo.com. To be eligible for consideration, you must be licensed with US Soccer as an outdoor referee.

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS

If you have any additional questions or concerns regarding the FW Futsal, please feel free to contact us at lucas@fortwaynefutsal.com