NOVEMBER - MARCH
SPORTONE/PARKVIEW FIELDHOUSE | 3946 ICE WAY
EMPOWERED SPORTS CLUB | 12124 Lima Rd
TURNSTONE CENTER | 3320 N Clinton St
* YOUTH U10-U14 COMPETITIVE (EMPOWERED) Saturdays
* HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITIVE (SPORTONE FIELDHOUSE & TURNSTONE CETNER) Sundays
* YOUTH U8-U14 RECREATIONAL (SPORTONE FIELDHOUSE) Fridays
* $775 Per Team (Competitive)
* $95 For Individual Registrations (players not associated with a team)
*$450 Per Team (Recreational)
*$65 Per Individual (Registrations)
# of Games
8 Weeks Includes League Tournament (Competitive)
6 Weeks Does Not Include League Tournament (Recreational)
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
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.
Boys & Girls U8 - Adult. FW Futsal reserves the right to drop or combine divisions or age groups.
Registration Deadline for the 2017-2018 Winter Session is October 22nd 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 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 & 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 the Laws of the Game
Important Changes to House Rules from previous years
Fees register one team of max 10 players minimum of 6 players and 2 coaches. There is an additional $8.50 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.
Will be provided by the FW Futsal
Size ball used by each age group
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.
The wearing of shin pads will be mandatory for all players. Indoor, flat soled soccer shoes also must be worn.
Time Outs "NEW"
Each team will be allowed one 1 minute timeout per game!
Scoreboard Volunteer "NEW"
Each team will provide a volunteer to run the scoreboard during matches. If a volunteer is not provided then no scoreboards will be used for that match.
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 System 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
1. Total Points
2. Goal Difference
3. Goals For
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.
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.
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.
If you have an interest in joining the United States Youth Futsal referee pool, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To be eligible for consideration, you must be licensed with US Soccer as an outdoor referee.
If you have any additional questions or concerns regarding the FW Futsal, please feel free to contact us at email@example.com