AMSA FUTSAL RULES

  • 5 players versus 5 players, one of which will be a Goalkeeper.
  • Subs on the fly in front of team’s own bench.
  • Footwear: Sneakers or turf cleats.
  • No offsides.
  • No slide tackles, players must not go to ground to steal possession back.
  • No Throw-ins from the sidelines. Instead, ball is placed on ground and passed in to a teammate with the foot.
  • Free kicks and corners the opposing team has to be minimum of 5 yards away from the ball.
  • With a penalty kick, all players behind the ball except for the penalty kicker.
  • Games will be two halves of 25 minutes each (clock never stops) with 5 minutes half time rest.
  • No time-outs.
  • There is no limitation for the goal clearance. Ball can be played from goalie with his hands anywhere in the court. Goalie has 4 seconds to play the ball.
  • Standing rules will be same as for AMSA 11v11 rules.
  • Any conflict not listed will be decided by the AMSA Competition Committee.