***IMPORTANT NOTE: IF YOU ARE COMPETING TO QUALIFY FOR THE USYF NATIONAL TOURNAMENT.USYF Regional Championships are qualifiers for the National Futsal Tournament February 17-20, 2017.Qualifications for the National Championship are as follows (Subject to updates per USYF).
For guaranteed acceptance into the Nationals, teams must have earned the champion designation of an age group division a USYF Regional. Those teams have until January 19, 2017to accept and pay the tournament fee. After that, the tournament committee will begin selecting teams that have registered as "at large" teams. Preference for at large teams will be:
Team registered and Paid by Jan 19 that played in one of this year's Regional Championships
Team registered and Paid by Jan 19 that did not play in one of this year's Regional Championships
Facilities. Our two beautiful venues will house 5-6 courts for the weekend.
Hotels are walking distance to 20 or fewer minutes from each site.
Rubber City Sports Center at Goodyear Hall, 1201 East Market St, Akron, OH
University of Akron Auxillary Gymnasiums at central Hower HS at 123 Forge Street, Akron, OH
Number of Games
Length of Games
3 game minimum (4 or 5 maximum including playoffs).
2 x 24 minute halves. 3 minute halftime. 1 time-out per half.
Championship trophy for each division & 1st place and finalist team player medals.
U.S.Y.F National Championship Qualifiers and Tournament Registration
Finalist in each division receive bid to USYF Champions Cup - USYF National Championship Tournament, Presidents Day Weekend in Overland Park, KS. Must reserve national tournament bid within required time frame following regional event.
$425 per team. $9.50 per player for non-USYF affiliated players. Multiple teams in same organization only $400.
December 31st, 2016
112 teams participated in the 2016 Great Lakes Regional.
12 teams competed in the USYF National Tournament.
Congratulations to all of the 2016 Winner and Runner Up Teams