Author Archive for U.S. Futsal

PACIFIC RIM FUTSAL CUP 2019

News, Tournaments

The Pacific Rim Futsal Cup 2019 will take place in Honolulu, Hawaii from November 29th to December 1st. U.S. Futsal will host the event at the Hawaii Convention Center. The tournament will see several National Men's and Women's teams, along with junior national, state and regional teams come together. Applications ...

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U.S. FUTSAL NORTHEAST REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP BECOMES BIGGEST FUTSAL TOURNAMENT UNDER ONE ROOF IN THE UNITED STATES AND CONCACAF

National News

The 22nd U.S. Futsal Northeast Regional Championship Concludes After more than 3 days of Intense Competition! 2018 U.S. Futsal Northeast Regional Champions "Safira F.C." (Open Mens Northeast Regional  Champions from Massachussets). Atlantic City, New Jersey -- The 22nd U.S. Futsal Northeast Regional Championship concluded Monday, February 19th after four days of intense and exciting competition. With 320 ...

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Referee Administrative Handbook

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Organization of State Referee Administration Each state shall have a: State Referee Administrator Served fifteen years as a certified Referee and have attained State Class 1 Referee Status f Served five years as certified Instructor or Assessor Serves a two year term State Director of Instruction  Served ten years as ...

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U.S. Futsal Coaching Manual

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I. Basics Futsal The priority in Futsal is to motivate players in an environment that is conducive to learning. The more pleasure kids derive from their participation, the more they wish to play and practice on their own. While their instinct to play is natural, their affection and appreciation for ...

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Differences Between Futsal & Soccer

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Soccer Futsal (Five-a-Side Soccer) #5 Ball #4 Ball - 30% less bounce 11 players 5 players 3 substitutions Unlimited “flying” substitutions (12 Players on a Team) Throw-in Kick-in Running Clock Stopped Clock 45 minute halves 20 minute halves No time-outs 1 time-out per half Goal kicks Goal Clearance (throw) Some ...

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Why Futsal?

History Of U.S. Futsal®

The priority in Futsal is to motivate players in an environment that is conducive to learning. The more pleasure kids derive from their participation, the more they wish to play and practice on their own. While their instinct to play is natural, their affection and appreciation for soccer must be ...

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Futsal Referee position – PENALTY KICK

The Laws

PENALTY KICK When a penalty kick has been awarded, the Referee, shall become the Lead Referee and shall take a position along the goal line to monitor the goalkeeper’s movement and to determine whether a goal has been scored.  The assistant Referee shall become the Trail Referee, and shall monitor the ...

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Futsal Referee position – GOAL CLEARANCE

The Laws

GOAL CLEARANCE In all cases, the Lead Referee (the referee closest to the goal line when the ball left the pitch) shall be responsible for monitoring the goal clearance.  Once the goalkeeper has put the ball into play, this referee becomes the Trail Referee.  See Diagram 8.      

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