WILMINGTON NC FUTSAL 2022 WINTER LEAGUE

Dates

1/9, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/20, & 2/27 

Afternoon and Evening Games Only

Facilities

Mustard Seed

Divisions

U7 -U8 coed

Boys and Girls U9 – U19

League Fees

 Individual Player registration ONLY

$75 per player

# of Sundays

  6 

Registration Deadline 12/8/2021
In addition to League Fees, each player must register with United States Youth Futsal $13.50 per player

Game Schedule

Game times by age group will be as follows: 

2:00pm   U7 - U9 coed teams 
3:30pm   U10/U11 Boys and Girls 
5:00pm   U12/U13 Boys and Girls 
6:30pm   HS Boys and Girls

League Rules

Venues
Mustard Seed
 

  • To keep the playing surfaces clean and dry, please instruct your players not to wear dirty or wet game shoes into the facilities.
  • We play at the leisure of the facilities and ask for your cooperation in order to renew our contracts with them
  • No ball playing / warm up in facilities except on courts
  • Futsal balls only allowed on courts
  • Only registered players are allowed to use the gym - other individuals cannot play on the court league is playing - this includes the half-time break period

Referees
Wilmington NC Futsal is the only US Soccer sanctioned futsal league in Wilmington. We use only US Soccer futsal - certified officials to call our games, assuring the game is played the way it should. In addition, Wilmington NC is the only Wilmington league that uses 2 experienced officials for U13 and older age groups.

Age Divisions/Groups
Boys & Girls U7 - Adult. Wilmington NC Futsal reserves the right to drop or combine divisions or age groups.

Additionally, United States Youth Futsal has adopted a new Inclusion Policy to be consistent with the language in the US Soccer Bylaws.  Please copy and paste this information into your USYF league, tournament, affiliate, academy, or sanctioned event rules and/or policies that you have posted and remove any language that is contrary to what is below.

US Youth Futsal Inclusion Policy

Inclusion Policy 

(A) Membership of US Youth Futsal is open to all futsal and soccer organizations and all futsal and soccer players, coaches, trainers, managers, administrators and officials without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or national origin. 

(B) For the purposes of registration on gender-based teams, a player may register with the gender team with which the player identifies, and confirmation sufficient for guaranteeing access shall be satisfied by documentation or evidence that shows the stated gender is sincerely held, and part of a person’s core identity. Documentation satisfying the herein stated standard includes, but is not limited to, government-issued documentation or documentation prepared by a health care provider, counselor, or other qualified professional not related to the player. 

(C) US Youth Futsal recognizes 2 team gender classifications:

(1) Teams with females only are considered girls teams.

(2) All other teams are considered boys teams.

Team Registration
Open November 1st 2021

Season Play
Games begin January 6th and season ends by February 27th.  Wilmington NC Futsal plays its games on Sundays.  Due to the combined league size and composition the customary schedule could affect the target plans. Wilmington NC Futsal will try to avoid younger players playing late night, however, the schedule is dictated by the court times we secure from the facilities.

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 Wilmington NC Futsal website.

House Rules to the Laws of the Game

  1. Goalkeeper can not throw the ball into the opponent’s penalty arc
  2. No scoring from kick-offs.
  3. Goalkeeper can not drop kick or punt the ball.
  4. No switching of benches between halves
  5. Game length is two 24 minute halves

Important Changes to House Rules from previous years
The goalie 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.

League Fees 
$60 per player

Player Registration Fee - All players must be registered with USYF and releases signed by player/parent/guardian (P/P/G).  The fee is $13.50 per player and is completed online only.  

Game Balls 
Size ball used by each age group
Under U12 - size 3 or a Select "Jinga Jr"
U13 and older – size 4 or a Select "Jinga"

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.

Time Outs / Home Team Colors
Each team can call one minute time out per half
Home team is to wear dark colors. If Home team complies and there is a conflict, the visiting team must change jerseys. If home team does not wear dark colors and there is a conflict, home team must change jerseys. Visiting teams centers off first and should wear white colors.

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 Wilmingotn NC 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 Wilmingotn NC 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 Wilmington NC Futsal League administrator. The player will have his/her pass returned after a one game suspension.

Games cancelled by Facilities / Wilmington NC Futsal
We reserve the right to postpone or cancel games at any time for any reason such as bad weather or facility problems. Wilmingotn NC Futsal plays games in all weather and only cancels games if the facility cancels.  Cancellations are very rare events, so players should plan on playing.  If there are games cancelled, reschedules are not guaranteed and refunds for cancelled games will not be provided.

Referees 
If you have an interest in joining the Wilmington NC Futsal referee pool, please email us at info@wilmingtonncfutsal.com. To be eligible for consideration, you must be licensed with US Soccer as an outdoor referee and be at least 17 years old..

Additional Questions
If you have any additional questions or concerns regarding the Wilmington NC Futsal, please feel free to contact us at info@wilmingtonncfutsal.com