Sessions participate in:
January 5, 2019 thru March 9, 2019
U7 - U8 teams: $300/session - Guaranteed 8 games ($10.00/game referee fee - cash only)
U9 - U19 teams: $405/session - Guaranteed 8 games ($10.00/game referee fee - cash only)
All games played at the Syracuse Arts Center
Here is a list of the easiest way to summarize the rules of Futsal with additional house rules:
1. There is a 4 second limit on every restart.
2. No shoulder charging.
3. No slide tackling.
4. Kick-in instead of throw in.
5. Goals cannot be scored from kick-ins. Kick offs do not have to go forward first.
6. No goal kick but goal clearance (goal keeper rolls/throws/bounces the ball with hands).
7. Goalkeeper cannot drop kick or punt the ball.
8. The futsal pass back rule to the goalkeeper is in effect. After any goalkeeper distribution (hands or feet) the ball must be touched by the a second player, opponent, or cross the half line before it cam be played back to the goalkeeper.
9. Goalkeeper cannot throw the ball in the air past the third blue line or into the opposition penalty area.
10. "Tag-out Rule" Substitutions are made "on the fly"(player has to be within hand-to-hand tag distance of the replacing player before being allowed to sub onto the field)
11. Upon a team’s 6th accumulated foul in each half, the defending team cannot build a wall to block the kick and this results in a penalty kick from the first mark or second mark.
12. No offside rule.
13. Games are 2 equal periods of 20 minutes with 1 minute for half time.
14. One 1-Minute time out per team per half.
16. For free kicks and corner kicks – opponents have to be at least 3 yards away from the ball
17. In a goal clearance players should be on the pitch and outside the penalty area of the team taking the goal clearance until the ball is in play.
18. In a penalty kick all player other than the player taking the kick must be 4 yards behind the ball.
19. Flat indoor shoes only, no cleats or turf shoes of any kind.
20. Please arrive for games 15 minutes early.
21. Referee’s decisions are final, please respect their decision.
22. Fighting is not tolerated and may result in the player’s immediate suspension from the league and the Director of Outlaws Futsal will make a decision regarding the team.
There are 4 field players and a Goal Keeper (GK)
Ball Out of Play
Fouls and Misconduct
Indirect Kick Fouls:
An indirect free kick is awarded to the opposing team for the following offenses:
The indirect free kick is taken from the place where the infringement occurred, unless this was in the penalty area, in which case the indirect free kick is taken from the penalty area line at the place closest to where the infringement occurred. 3 yards of distance from kicker to set up wall, and ball is in play after it has been touched. If the kicking team takes more time than 4 seconds to take the kick, it becomes the opposition’s indirect kick.
Direct Kick Fouls:
6th Accumulated Foul:
A player is cautioned and shown a yellow card if the commits any of the following offenses:
For any of these offenses, an indirect free kick is awarded to the opposing team, to be taken from the place where the infringement occurred. If the offense was committed within the penalty area the indirect free kick is taken from the penalty area line at the place nearest to where the infringement occurred. A caution is also given provided that no graver infringement of the Laws has been committed.
A player is sent off and shown the red card if he commits any of the following offenses:
Upon receiving the red card the team that the player was on will play shorthanded for 2 minutes. The player is not allowed to re-enter the game. After 2 minutes another player is allowed as a substitute.
Officials’ Code of Conduct
1. Apply the Laws of the Game and competition rules fairly and consistently.
2. Be honest and completely impartial at all times.
3. Never tolerate offensive, insulting or abusive language or behavior from players and officials.
4. Set a positive personal example by promoting good behavior and showing respect to everyone involved in the game.
5. Manage the game in a positive, calm and confident manner.
6. Deal with all instances of violence, aggression, unsporting behavior, foul play and other misconduct.
Player’s Code of Conduct
1. Always play fair and to the best of your ability.
2. Play by the rules.
3. Listen and follow the commands as directed by the referee.
4. Shake hands with the other team and referee at the end of the game.
5. Respect your teammates, the other team, referees, coaches, and parents.
6. Wear the appropriate required equipment.
Coach’s Code of Conduct
1. Promote Fair Play and high standards of behavior.
2. Adhere to the laws and spirit of the game and always respect the officials’ decisions.
3. Respect officials, opposition players, coaches and parents.
4. Never enter the field of play without the referee’s permission.
5. Never engage in public criticism of the match officials.
6. Never engage in, or tolerate from your players, offensive, insulting or abusive language or behavior.
7. Safety for player, coaches, parents and officials are a top priority.
Parent’s Code of Conduct
1. Respect member, players, parents, referees and coaches.
2. Always respect the match official’s decision.
3. Remember that children play for fun.
4. Let the coach do their job and not confuse the players by coaching from the sideline.
5. Encourage the players to respect the opposition, referee, and match officials.
6. Do not yell at an opposition player, coach, or spectator.