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Indoor Soccer (Futsal) *EXPANDED*

Sport Info

What is Futsal?

Futsal is FIFA's official indoor soccer game which is, essentially, a scaled down version of outdoor soccer played indoors. It is a small sided game (5v5) played on a smaller field (roughly basketball court sized) with a smaller (Size 4) ball. Futsal is played with touchline boundaries which means walls are not in play. 

 

It is superior to walled soccer in terms of developing better skills and technique.  In traditional walled soccer, players regularly 'whack' the ball (and sometimes their bodies) against the walls or boards which can often lead to significant injuries. In Futsal, players are constantly reminded to play the same quality control game that is required for success in the outdoor game.

 

Have a look at the video to the right, which will provide with a better understanding of what Futsal is all about (we will be playing in smaller gyms)! Remember - all VSSC games are self-officiated and some rules will be adjusted to allow the sport to better fit with the VSSC style of play.

 

# of People on Court

5 players (minimum 2 males and 2 females).

Suggested Roster

7-9 players. 

Equipment

Teams are required to bring an official #4 Futsal ball to every game.

 

If you do not want to bring your own Futsal ball they are available to rent from VSSC. A $50.00 refundable deposit is required and payable with credit card, cheque or through the website during online registration.  For more information when you can pick-up equipment please CLICK HERE   

Additional League Information

All players receive:

 

Championship winning teams receive:

  • A personalized team trophy
  • VSSC champion team t-shirts!
 

Rules

Please refer to the sport rules page to view league rules.  It is the responsibility of all players to read and understand the sport specific rules as well as the general rules & club policies.

Score & Spirit Point Reporting

  • Game Scores (account for 75% of total points): Team captains are responsible for reporting the scores after your game by logging into your player profile and clicking on ‘My Team’ tab and selecting ‘Report Score/Spirit Points’.  Teams have a 48 hour window to report scores after the completion of the game.  Please be timely with your score reporting so league standings can remain updated for playoff positioning.
  • Spirit Points (account for 25% of total points): Spirit points are awarded to a team from their opponent after each game to encourage sportsmanship, honesty, integrity and fair play.  For more information and how to properly award spirit points, please see our section ‘All About Spirit Points’.

Location

Game locations include (but not limited to): 

Tuesday: Pearkes Recreation Centre (on occasion Rockheights Middle School will be used in rotation). 

Wednesday: Pearkes Recreation Centre (on occasion, Quadra Elementary will be used in rotation).

Thursday: Pearkes Recreation Centre (on occasion, Naden Athletic Centre will be used in rotation).